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1 - Great Astronomers by Robert S. Ball


2 - The Witness of the Stars by E. W. Bullinger


3 - Astronomy for Amateurs by Camille Flammarion


4 - The Astronomy of the Bible by E. Walter Maunder


5 - Pioneers of Science by Sir Oliver Lodge


6 - A Textbook of General Astronomy for Colleges and Scientific Schools by Young


7 - A Field Book of the Stars by William Tyler Olcott


8 - A New Astronomy by David P. Todd


9 - An Introduction to Astronomy by Forest Ray Moulton


10 - The Sidereal Messenger of Galileo Galilei by Galileo Galilei and Johannes Kepler


11 - A Historical Account of Useful Inventions and Scientific Discoveries by Grant


12 - Are the Planets Inhabited? by E. Walter Maunder


13 - Curiosities of the Sky by Garrett Putman Serviss


14 - The Discovery of a World in the Moone by John Wilkins


15 - The Heavens Above by J. A. Gillet and W. J. Rolfe


16 - The Story of the Heavens by Robert S. Ball


17 - A Text-Book of Astronomy by George C. Comstock


18 - History of Astronomy by George Forbes


19 - Astronomical Myths: Based on Flammarions's "History of the Heavens" by J. F. Blake et al.


20 - The Martyrs of Science, or, The lives of Galileo, Tycho Brahe, and Kepler


21 - The Story of Eclipses by George F. Chambers


22 - Myths and Marvels of Astronomy by Richard A. Proctor


23 - The gradual acceptance of the Copernican theory of the universe by Dorothy Stimson


24 - Astronomy of To-day: A Popular Introduction in Non-Technical Language by Dolmage


25 - A Popular History of Astronomy During the Nineteenth Century by Agnes M. Clerke


26 - Pleasures of the telescope by Garrett Putman Serviss


27 - The Astronomy of Milton's 'Paradise Lost' by Thomas Nathaniel Orchard


28 - Terrestrial and Celestial Globes Volume 1 by Edward Luther Stevenson


29 - Terrestrial and Celestial Globes Volume 2 by Edward Luther Stevenson


30 - Watchers of the Sky by Alfred Noyes


31 - Astronomy with an Opera-glass by Garrett Putman Serviss


32 - The Practical Astronomer by Thomas Dick


33 - Half-hours with the Telescope by Richard A. Proctor


34 - Astronomical Instruments and Accessories by William Gaertner and Company


35 - Through the Telescope by James Baikie


36 - The Future of Astronomy by Edward C. Pickering


37 - Recreations in Astronomy by Henry White Warren


38 - Telescopic Work for Starlight Evenings by William F. Denning


39 - Astronomy: The Science of the Heavenly Bodies by David P. Todd


40 - Earth and Sky Every Child Should Know by Julia Ellen Rogers


41 - Biography of Percival Lowell by A. Lawrence Lowell


42 - On the Construction of a Silvered Glass Telescope by Henry Draper


43 - Letters on Astronomy by Denison Olmsted


44 - Lectures on Stellar Statistics by C. V. L. Charlier


45 - Astronomical Lore in Chaucer by Florence M. Grimm


46 - Astronomical Curiosities: Facts and Fallacies by J. Ellard Gore


47 - The Tides and Kindred Phenomena in the Solar System by Sir George Howard Darwin


48 - The Royal Observatory, Greenwich: A Glance at Its History and Work by Maunder


49 - Side-Lights on Astronomy and Kindred Fields of Popular Science by Simon Newcomb


50 - Practical Talks by an Astronomer by Harold Jacoby


51 - Stargazing: Past and Present by Sir Norman Lockyer


52 - The Science of the Stars by E. Walter Maunder


53 - The Uses of Astronomy by Edward Everett


54 - Plato's Doctrine respecting the rotation of the Earth and Aristotle's Comment upon that Doctrine


55 - Meteoric astronomy: A treatise on shooting-stars, fire-balls, and aerolites


56 - The Children's Book of Stars by G. E. Mitton


57 - Astronomical Discovery by H. H. Turner


58 - New Theories in Astronomy by Willam Stirling


59 - The Study of Astronomy, adapted to the capacities of youth by Stedman


60 - Astronomy for Young Folks by Isabel Martin Lewis


61 = Astronomy for Young Australians by James Bonwick


62 - The Telescope by Louis Bell


63 - Half-Hours with the Stars by Richard A. Proctor


64 - The Story of the Solar System by George F. Chambers


65 - The Source and Mode of Solar Energy Throughout the Universe by Isaac W. Heysinger


66 - The Sun changes its position in space by August Tischner


67 - The proceedings of the Canadian Eclipse Party, 1869 by E. D. Ashe


68 - Comets and Meteors by Daniel Kirkwood


69 - Kepler by Walter W. Bryant


70 - The Life of Galileo Galilei, with Illustrations of the Advancement of Experimental Philosophy Life of Kepler

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