THROUGH MAGIC GLASSES; and other lectures. A sequel to the Fairyland of Science

BUCKLEY, Arabella B. (Mrs. Fisher)

Published by Appleton, NY, 1890
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8vo, pp. xiv, 234 + adv. Bound in brown cloth pictorialy stamped in black and gilt. Illustrated throughout, including two plates in color. A fine copy. A child's reading book that grew out of public lectures on Astronomy and allied subjects. Buckley explains "well-known natural facts in simple and pleasant language." Arabella Buckley was the first writer to translate Darwinian evolution into popular terms. Buckley had worked as Charles Lyell's secretary for many years, and had followed the Darwinian debates. Her books are "scientifically accurate and extremely lucid.". Bookseller Inventory # 54248

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Title: THROUGH MAGIC GLASSES; and other lectures. A...

Publisher: Appleton, NY

Publication Date: 1890

Edition: First American edn.

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