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A rare book indeed

Keep your eyes open at rummage sales.
June 28, 2004Published in 1927, E. E. Barnard's famous A Photographic Atlas of Selected Regions of the Milky Way has become the most valuable astronomy book printed in the 20th century. In the past year, I've seen Internet listings with prices in excess of $10,000. But bargains (such as they are) still exist for those with ready funds. On February 14, 2004, an eBay auction for a copy of Part 1 (the plates) of Selected Regions fetched $2,700. (A scanned copy of Part 2 was included.) A non-Interne...

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