The Story of the Heavens (1905)

Author: Sir Robert Stawell Ball

Book ID: 65877

Price: 95.00

The Story of the Heavens. With Eighteen Coloured Plates and Numerous Illustrations. London: Cassell & Co., 1905. New & Revised Edition. Pp, xii, 568. Publisher’s blue cloth boards, title in gilt to spine. A nice clean copy.

First published in 1886, this is a new & revised edition with a ‘Note to this Edition’ by the author.

Robert Ball was an Irish mathematician and astronomer. He was an outstanding student at Trinity College, Dublin, winning gold medals and prizes. Later in his career Ball was appointed Royal Astronomer of Ireland and to the Andrews Chair of Astronomy of Trinity College Dublin, positions he held for 18 years.

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