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1 Brashear, John A. Edited By W. Lucien Scaife JOHN A. BRASHEAR. The Autobiography of a Man Who Loved the Stars.
New York The American Society of Mechanical Engineers 1924 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Large Octavo 
Three quarter leather covers over green cloth boards, xxii [1] 262 pages. Illustrated with halftones from photographs. Includes index. Former owner name on paste-down endpapers; worn at joints and corners; small dampstain on top cover. Brashear, an astronomical instrument maker founded John A. Brashear Co.with his son-in-law and partner--the firm is now a division of L-3 Communications based in Pittsburgh. A 20" Warner-Swasey telescope with Brashear optics was displayed at the Panama-Pacific Exposition in 1915, and it is still in use at Chabot Space and Science Center in Oakland California. 006665 
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