London:: Chatto & Windus, 1884., 1884. 8vo. [vi], 401, , 32 pp. Title vignette, 11 figs., ads (dated Sept. 1884). Original brown gilt-stamped black-printed cloth; spine and cover mildly dented. Very good. Proctor was one of the most prolific popular science of the 19th century. Universe of Suns is composed of various articles on various scientific subjects (primarily astronomical), ranging from the purely scientific ("The Sun's Corona", "Great Nebula in Argo", "Earth Shakings, Their Cause and Work") to the fanciful and speculative ("Life in Mars", "The Three Cold Days of May", "Effect of Marriage on life", "Dream Space"), as well as many others that fall in-between.
(Inventory #: SW1226)
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