Other Suns than Ours; A Series of Essays on Suns-Old, Young, and Dead with other Science Gleanings; Two Essays on Whist and Correspondence with Sir John Herschel.
by PROCTOR, Richard A.
London:: Longmans, Green, 1896., 1896. Sm. 8vo.viii, 419, , 24 pp. Folding frontis., 22 figs. (many folding), ads. Original maroon blind and silver-stamped cloth. Very good. Second edition. Principally a series of essays on popular astronomy, with chapter titles like "Two Sunlike Planets", "A Dead World", "Saturn and its System", followed by chapters on various other popular science subjects: "Living Death-Germs", "How Earthquakes are Caused", "But is Whist Signalling Honest?", etc.
(Inventory #: SW1221)
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