TYCHO BRAHE: A Picture of Scientific Life and Work in the Sixteenth Century.
Edinburgh: A. & C. Black, 1890. FIRST EDITION. Wear to the edges and top and bottom of spine; A VERY GOOD COPY. Former owner Charles Humberd (author of "Tycho Brahe's Island", an offprint which is bound in and signed by Humberd) has included much additional data on the half-title re: Brahe, Dreyer, etc. Together with: An autograph of Tycho Brahe, dated 1599, authenticated and verified by the Union Autograph Shop of New York City in 1932 and bound in opposite the preface. Plus additional colored maps and assorted ephemera pertaining to Tycho bound or laid in. Hand-written bibliography of Tycho's own publications opposite rear fly. xvi, 405 pages with four plates. Unique. (Item ID: 12595)