Rolfe, W. J. and J. A. Gillet.
Handbook of the Stars
Boston: Woolworth, Ainsworth, & Co. 1868. Frontispiece, vi, 224p, illustrations, 17 plates. 19.5cm. Black morocco back with gilt titling and black cloth covers. Spine rubbed, corners bumped, two skinned. The frontispiece is a color plate of the solar spectrum as seen through a spectroscope, which was invented in 1859 by the German chemist Robert Wilhelm Bunsen and the German physicist Gustav Robert Kirchhoff.