The lives and discoveries of the Great Astronomers of history. The book covers astronomers such as Ptolemy, Copernicus, Brahe, Galileo, Newton, Halley, and many more. Each chapter covers one astronomer including their early life, training, and contributions to the field of astronomy. Included in each chapter are illustrations and diagrams of their discoveries and tools they used during their studies.
First published in 1895, this edition is derived from the original book with 67 black and white illustrations. As always, this edition is complete and unabridged.
Size: 6" x 9"
Font Size: 13pt
Perfect bound with gloss cover; cream standard paper.
Casewrapped with gloss cover; cream standard paper.
Linen cloth wrapped hardcover in tan with gold foil stamped letters and gloss dust cover; cream standard paper.