The Moon: A Popular Treatise (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Moon: A Popular Treatise The reader familiar with astronomical literature will doubtless remark a certain resemblance between the plan on which this book is written and that of Fontenelle's "Conversations on the Plurality of Worlds," a French classic of the eighteenth century. The author freely acknowledges that it was the recollection of the pleasure which the reading of Fontenelle's book gave him, years ago, that led to the adoption of a somewhat similar plan for this description of the moon. But, except ...

The Moon: A Popular Treatise (Classic Reprint) 2015, Forgotten Books

ISBN-13: 9781331946519

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