The Expanse of Heaven


Accession Number: 1997.827

Subtitle: A Series of Essays on the Wonders of the Firmament

Summary/Description: Brown cloth over boards with gold and black stamping on cover, gold stamping on spine. This is a print book marked in pencil in preparation for embossed printing. The title of the tactile version was changed to "Wonders of the Firmament" and was embossed by APH in 1874. "Huntoon" is handwritten on front paste-down endpaper.

Author: Proctor, Richard A. (Richard Anthony), 1837-1888

Collection: KSB Collection

History/Provenance: Kept at the Kentucky School for the Blind.

Credit Line: Gift of the Kentucky School for the Blind, 1997.827

Publisher: D. Appleton and Company

Publisher Place: New York

Publish Date: 1874

Subjects: Astronomy

Physical Description: 305 p. ; 7.5 x 5.5 x 1 in.