WorldCat Identities

Proctor, Richard A. (Richard Anthony) 1837-1888

Overview
Works: 270 works in 1,286 publications in 1 language and 6,444 library holdings
Genres: Atlases  Juvenile works  Popular works  Handbooks and manuals  Photographs  Maps  Records and correspondence  Miscellanea  Charts, diagrams, etc 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: QB51, 523
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Most widely held works by Richard A Proctor
The moon: her motions, aspect, scenery, and physical condition by Richard A Proctor( Book )

49 editions published between 1873 and 2012 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... The half-tone [plate] is ... interesting historically because this same plate was in the 1873 issue of the book. The two collotype plates are beautiful examples and look much like other plates executed by the Autotype Co., though no printer is identified."--Hanson Collection catalog, p. 59
Light science for leisure hours. A series of familiar essays on scientific subjects, natural phenomena, &c. &c by Richard A Proctor( Book )

75 editions published between 1871 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Other worlds than ours by Richard A Proctor( Book )

31 editions published between 1870 and 2012 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Our place among infinities. A series of essays ... To which are added essays on the Jewish sabbath and astrology by Richard A Proctor( Book )

34 editions published between 1875 and 1908 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sun: ruler, fire, light, and life of the planetary system by Richard A Proctor( Book )

16 editions published between 1871 and 2010 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The expanse of heaven: a series of essays on the wonders of the firmament by Richard A Proctor( Book )

38 editions published between 1873 and 2014 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Half-hours with the telescope; being a popular guide to the use of the telescope as a means of amusement and instruction by Richard A Proctor( Book )

36 editions published between 1868 and 2010 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Half-hours with the stars. A plain and easy guide to the knowledge of the constellations by Richard A Proctor( Book )

38 editions published between 1870 and 2010 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Transits of Venus. A popular account of past and coming transits from the first observed by Horrocks A.D. 1639 to the transit of A.D. 2012 by Richard A Proctor( Book )

22 editions published between 1874 and 2010 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Old and new astronomy by Richard A Proctor( Book )

14 editions published between 1888 and 1895 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The orbs around us: a series of familiar essays on the moon and planets, meteors and comets, the sun and coloured pairs of suns by Richard A Proctor( Book )

33 editions published between 1872 and 2012 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The heavens; an illustrated handbook of popular astronomy by Amédée Guillemin( Book )

25 editions published between 1871 and 2000 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chance and luck: a discussion of the laws of luck, coincidences, wagers, lotteries, and the fallacies of gambling; with notes on poker and martingales by Richard A Proctor( Book )

18 editions published between 1887 and 2009 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Easy star lessons by Richard A Proctor( Book )

25 editions published between 1881 and 2010 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated volume with star maps and constellation charts, Easy Star Lessons helps the beginner astronomer identify major constellations
The great pyramid : observatory, tomb, and temple by Richard A Proctor( Book )

23 editions published between 1883 and 2013 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A treatise on the cycloid and all forms of cycloidal curves, and on the use of such curves in dealing with the motions of planets, comets, &c., and of matter projected from the sun by Richard A Proctor( Book )

21 editions published between 1878 and 2013 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wages & wants of science-workers; with a new index by Richard A Proctor( Book )

12 editions published between 1876 and 1970 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pleasant ways in science by Richard A Proctor( Book )

28 editions published between 1878 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rough ways made smooth: a series of familiar essays on scientific subjects by Richard A Proctor( Book )

23 editions published between 1880 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Proctor, R. A. 1837-1888

Proctor, R. A. (Richard Anthony), 1837-1888

Proctor, Richard Anthony 1837-1888

Richard A. Proctor astronome anglais

Richard A. Proctor Brits astronoom (1837-1888)

Richard Anthony Proctor astronomo inglese

Richard Anthony Proctor britischer Astronom

Richard Anthony Proctor britisk astronom

Richard Proctor brittisk astronom

Ричард Проктор английский астроном

ريتشارد أنطوني بروكتر

リチャード・プロクター

理查·普羅克特

Languages
English (602)

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Chance and luck: a discussion of the laws of luck, coincidences, wagers, lotteries, and the fallacies of gambling; with notes on poker and martingalesWages & wants of science-workers; with a new index