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A History of THE SCIENCES

Astronomy, by Prof. GEORGE Forbes, F.R.S.
In Active Preparation—
Chemistry, 2 volumes, by Dr. T. E. THoRPE, C.B.,

D.Sc., F.R.S., etc. (Director of Government Laboratories)

Old Testament Criticism, by Prof. ARCHIBALD DUFF (Prof. of Hebrew and Old Testament Theology in the United College, Bradford)

New Testament Criticism, by F. C. Conybeare, M.A. (Late Fellow and Praelector of Univ. Coll., Oxford)

Geology, by H. B. Woodward, F.R.S., F.G.S.
(Assistant Director of Geological Survey)

Geography, by Dr. Scott KELTIE, F.R.G.S., F.S.A.

G. P. PUTNAM’S SONS New York London

SIR ISAAC NEwToN. (From the bust by Roubiliac in Trinity College, Cambridge.)

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HISTORY

OF

ASTRONOMY

By

GEORGE FORBES,

M.A. F.R.S., M. INST. C. E.
(FoRMERLY Professor of NATURAL Philosophy, ANDERson's college,
GLASGow), AUTHoR of “THE TRANSIT of venus,” RENDU’s
” Theory of the GLAciers of Savoy,” Etc.

WITH ILLUSTRA TIONs

G. P. PUTNAM'S SONS
• NEW YORK AND LONDON
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This series is published in London by
THE RATIONAList PREss Association, LIMITED

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