A History Of Physical Astronomy From the Earliest Ages To The Middle Of The Nineteenth Century.

Comprehending a detailed account of the establishment of the theory of gravitation by Newton and its development by his successors; with an exposition of the progress of research on all other subjects of celestial physics By Robert Grant


A rare and delightful Large-sized Antique Astronomy book in a hardback cover, a book which has inspired a whole generation of astronomers and historians.


Robert Grant (1814-1892) was Professor of Astronomy at the University & Director of the Observatory in Glasgow from 1859-1892. In 1856 he received the Gold Medal from the Royal Astronomical Society for this classic work...


Size:  9 x 7 Inches 637 pages.


 It is in very good condition for a book over 160 years old! A wonderful item with a lot of history that would make the perfect gift


Antique Hardback Astronomy book 1852


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