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Medium cloth los. (>d.8vo, extra, FLAMMARION'S POPULAR ASTRONOMY Translated from the French ELLARD F.R.A.S.GORE,by J. With Plates and 288 Illustrations.3 "The six books into which the book is divided a lucid and accurategive very the which has been ofthe ofof acquired moving space,description knowledge bodie_s the translation we canboth as their motions and constitutions. Ofrespects physical the butin terms of Not does it wellonly speak praise. only represent original, toMr. Gore has added useful notes for the of the information uppurpose bringing also increased the number considerable of the excellentdate, and has alreadyvery in as it hasso that the work is to become asillustrations, likely popular England been in France." ATHENJEUM. itself"The work which Mr. E. Gore has translated into made forJ. English has_ a name and in France . . . and has into circulation to thegone generalreputation thousand This last fact is how well within thenumber of a hundred proofcopies. of sciencebounds of it is to make the latest discoveriespossibility comprehensible thisand to the common mind. M. Flammarion has attainedfascinating triumph the of his the of his and his power ofthrough grasp knowledge, lucidity style, the and of the revealed to us inhome most thingsbringing stupendous complicated M. find almost asthe of Flammarion's shoulddepths space. pages great acceptance in this as in his own. of and of statement arecountry Simplicity arrangement part of his charm and of his success.

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Medium cloth los. (>d.8vo, extra,
FLAMMARION'S POPULAR
ASTRONOMY
Translated from the French ELLARD F.R.A.S.GORE,by J.
With Plates and 288 Illustrations.3
"The six books into which the book is divided a lucid and accurategive very
the which has been ofthe ofof acquired moving space,description knowledge bodie_s
the translation we canboth as their motions and constitutions. Ofrespects physical
the butin terms of Not does it wellonly speak praise. only represent original,
toMr. Gore has added useful notes for the of the information uppurpose bringing
also increased the number considerable of the excellentdate, and has alreadyvery
in as it hasso that the work is to become asillustrations, likely popular England
been in France." ATHENJEUM.
itself"The work which Mr. E. Gore has translated into made forJ. English has_
a name and in France . . . and has into circulation to thegone generalreputation
thousand This last fact is how well within thenumber of a hundred proofcopies.
of sciencebounds of it is to make the latest discoveriespossibility comprehensible
thisand to the common mind. M. Flammarion has attainedfascinating triumph
the of his the of his and his power ofthrough grasp knowledge, lucidity style,
the and of the revealed to us inhome most thingsbringing stupendous complicated
M. find almost asthe of Flammarion's shoulddepths space. pages great acceptance
in this as in his own. of and of statement arecountry Simplicity arrangement part
of his charm and of his success." SCOTSMAN.
" Flammarion's latest if it does not itsM. volume, displace English rivals, may
It is thankswell take a in the rank to which and,high place they belong. full, lucid,
to Mr. Gore's careful well to date. . . . Mr. Gore's edition is sorevision, up carefully
abreast of the latest discoveries that the student now con-brought English may
himself on in an even better than the ofbeing countrymengratulate position
M. Flammarion." DAILY CHRONICLE.
students of who wish to obtain a idea of the most"Young astronomy general
and of all sciences will find what seek inwonderful fascinating precisely they
. . . ThereM. Flammarion's and are illustrationseloquent poetic chapters. many
in this able and attractive treatise." SPEAKER.
"
It is a to seven hundred andfascinating work, extending nearly pages, dealing
with some of the most of the discoveries andin popular language interesting specu-
lations of astronomers." DAILY NEWS.
" he has rendered andM. Flammarion is a sound astronomerpractical ; good
laborious service to the and he a valuable ofscience, possesses faculty popular
. . . The volume is and well some of the bestprofusely illustrated, platesexposition.
REVIEW.here their first SATURDAYmaking appearance."
'"A must be accorded to Flammarion's Neverhigh place Popular Astronomy.'
has the science of the heavens been treated with such fulness and interest asbefore
book for Flammarion is a man of letters as well as a man ofin this fascinating ;
andscience a man of endowed with the wondrous ofletters, too, gifts lucidity
. .charm which the best French writers. . Flammarion's book ismuchdistinguish
more than most more romantic than most romances, moreabsorbing novels, poetic
and accurate." LUDGATE MONTHLY.than most strictly scientificallypoems, yet
" butIt must be confessed that M. Flammarion not arrests the attention,only
assists the reader to astronomical theories a task in which less writersgrasp popular
often fail when make the LITERARY WORLD.they attempt."
"
finish.The book is a most and holds the reader from start tofascinating one,
... As a manual for those who wish to obtain a ofgood general knowledge
this work will be found SCIENCE GOSSIP.astronomy unsurpassed."
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