70 free historical ebooks about astronomy the stars and space from Project Gutenberg.

Historical ebooks: Astronomy, Stars, Space 

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Project Gutenberg is a volunteer effort to digitize and archive cultural works, to "encourage the creation and distribution of eBooks". It was founded in 1971 by American writer Michael S. Hart and is the oldest digital library. Most of the items in its collection are the full texts of public domain books.Wikipedia.Here are the list of "Top E-Books" This 100 free ebooks is based on Best E-Books List of astronomy the stars and space. At the end of this post you can find all previous themed lists. These "Best Books" collection is totally free you can read in various format like e.g Read this book online: HTML, EPUB, Kindle.
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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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