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Mask of the sun : the science, history and forgotten lore of eclipses

First Pegasus Books edition.

Year/Format: 2017, Book , xxvii, 272 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates :
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Publication information: New York : Pegasus Books, 2017.
ISBN: 1681773309
ISBN: 9781681773308 :
Language: English
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Record ID: 3505931
Full edition title: First Pegasus Books edition.
Format: Regular Print Book
Physical description: xxvii, 272 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 24 cm
Date acquired: March 15, 2017
More creator details: John Dvorak.
Contents note: New York, 1925 -- The heretic and the Pope -- The invisible planets of Rahu and Ketu -- Saros and the substitute king -- Measuring the world -- The waste of yin -- A request to the curious -- The annulus at Inch Bonney -- A simple truth of nature -- Eclipse chasers -- Keys and kettledrums -- The Crucifixion and the Concorde -- Einstein's error -- The glorious corona -- Illinois, 2017 -- An eclipse primer.
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Book On Hold Shelf On Hold Shelf 523.7809 DVO
Book Due: 13/5/2017 On loan 523.7809 DVO
Book Due: 4/5/2017 On loan 523.7809 DVO
S. Walter Stewart
Book Due: 12/5/2017 On loan 523.7809 DVO
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