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Curiosities of the Sky (Large Print Edition)

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Written in English


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Number of Pages158
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Open LibraryOL9740785M
ISBN 101434646084
ISBN 109781434646088

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  A book about astronomical phenomena, written by Garrett P. Serviss and first published in , "Curiosities of the Sky" offers a fascinating glimpse into the state of science just a little over years ago. A lot of what we take for granted and as firmly established scientific facts were either unknown back then, or still unproven theories /5(13).   Curiosities of the Sky (Esprios Classics) by Garrett P. Serviss. Paperback $ Paperback. $ sky island classics. book by william rounseville alger. book by emil behnke Dusky Hero (Esprios Classics) Harriet Theresa Comstock () was an American novelist and author of children's books. Comstock was Quickview. A Pages: Curiosities of the Sky Garrett Putnam Serviss, american astronomer, popularizer of astronomy, and early science fiction writer () This ebook presents «Curiosities of the Sky», from Garrett Putnam Serviss. A dynamic table of contents enables to jump directly to the chapter selected. TABLE OF CONTENTS ABOUT THIS BOOK.   Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Menu About About Project Gutenberg; Collection Development Curiosities of the Sky Contents: The windows of absolute night -- Star-clouds, star-clusters, and star-streams -- Stellar migrations -- The passing of the constellations -- Conflagrations in the heavens.

  Curiosities of the Sky Hardcover – January 1, See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover, January 1, "Please retry" — — — Hardcover — The Amazon Book Review Book recommendations, Manufacturer: Benediction Classics.   This book is an illustrated version of the original Curiosities of the Sky by Garrett Putman Serviss. “Some of the things described in this book are little known to the average reader, while others are well known; but all possess the fascination of whatever is strange, marvelous, obscure, or mysterious -- magnified, in this case, by the portentous scale of the phenomena/5(13).   Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Curiosities of the sky, a popular presentation of the great riddles and mysteries of astronomy Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. Oprah’s Book Club Curiosities of the Sky. Garrett Putman Serviss. Publisher Description. What Froude says of history is true also of astronomy: it is the most impressive where it transcends explanation. It is not the mathematics of astronomy, but the wonder and the mystery that seize upon the imagination.

Oprah’s Book Club Curiosities of the Sky. Garrett Putman Serviss. $; $; Publisher Description. To most minds mystery is more fascinating than science. But when science itself leads straight up to the borders of mystery and there comes to a dead stop, saying, ``At present I can no longer see my way,'' the force of the charm is. Curiosities of the Sky is a newly annotated edition of the popular astronomy classic. All of the original text, photographs and diagrams are preserved, and new text added providing updates in the progress of astronomy since the book was first published. Curiosities of the Sky went on to become an extremely popular astronomy classic. It has been constantly revised and updated over the years as new discoveries are made and our knowledge of the universe expands. What makes the book so delightful is the engaging, poetic style and its wonderful eye for descriptive details. Curiosities Of The Sky Garrett P. Serviss Binding: Original Cloth Book Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket Edition: First Edition; First Printing Size: 8vo Publisher: New York and London: Harper & Brothers Publishers,