The Perfect Machine: Building the Palomar Telescope - Ronald Florence (1st Ed, Signed)
1st Edition, Signed by Author. Published in 1994.
Fifty years after its completion, the 200-inch telescope at Mount Palomar is still among the most powerful on earth. Now, Ronald Florence presents the sweeping saga of the telescope's construction--and the scientists, engineers, and builders who dedicated themselves to the awesome perfection of this machine.
Condition: Very Good. Some light scuffing on plastic covering of dust jacket.