The Story of the Comets

The Story of the Comets : Simply Told for General Readers (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Story of the Comets: Simply Told for General Readers I have to thank various friends for advice and assistance in making the book more useful than it would have been without such advice and assistance; in particular, Mr. A. C. D. Crommelin, b.a., Of the Royal Observatory, Greenwich, and Mr. W. E. Rolston, of the Solar Physics Observatory, South Kensington; and Mr. D. Smart, whilst as regards the illustrations I owe thanks to the Council of the Royal Astronomical Society; toiv Preface. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 318 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 17mm | 426g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243267010
  • 9780243267019