New York and Berlin, (1988): Springer Verlag, Large Octavo. Item #025402
626 pages, Index. 175 illustrations. Although an advanced study, the author provides Appendix A including a background with the chief concepts in the field. He has taught seniors and graduate students the subject at Cornell and deals with the scope of modern astrophysics and the problems concerning the size and mass of cosmic objects. As he develops the theme, he deals with specific astronomical situations. Bound in paper covered boards lettered in yellow and white. A very good copy.