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The celebrated "moon story," its origin and incidents; with a memoir of the author, and an appendix, containing, I. An authentic description of the moon; II. A new theory of the lunar surface in relation to that of the earth.

Author: Richard Adams Locke; William N Griggs; J N Nicollet
Publisher: New York, Bunnell and Price, 1852.
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Genre/Form: Science fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Locke, Richard Adams, 1800-1871.
Celebrated "moon story,".
New York, Bunnell and Price, 1852
(OCoLC)561601308
Named Person: John F W Herschel; John F W Herschel
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Adams Locke; William N Griggs; J N Nicollet
OCLC Number: 838467
Notes: A series of articles by Richard Adams Locke originally published in the Sun, August, 1835, under title, "Great astronomical discoveries," which purported to be an account of the discoveries of Sir John Herschel at the cape of Good Hope, and which pretended to be reprinted from a supplement to the Edinburgh journal of science (then defunct) Has been ascribed on insufficient evidence to Joseph Nicolas Nicollet. cf. Dict. Amer. biog.: F.M. O'Brien, The story of the Sun (1918) p. 64-102.
Description: 143 pages 15 cm
Responsibility: By William N. Griggs.

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