Through the Telescope
by James Baikie
Publisher: Adam and Charles Black 1906
Number of pages: 303
The main object of the following chapters is to give a brief and simple description of the most important and interesting facts concerning the heavenly bodies, and to suggest to the general reader how much of the ground thus covered lies open to his personal survey on very easy conditions.
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