THIS book is a welcome addition to the rapidly growing mass of astronomical literature. It is, in the main, well arranged, clearly written, and adequately supplied with excellent illustrations and diagrams. There is nothing revolutionary or in any way unconventional in its general plan, and while the most recent researches have been taken into account, the author has not yielded to the temptation of ascribing to intrinsic importance the relative prominence which may actually arise only from their nearness. The book may be generally recommended as an accurate and interesting outline of present-day astronomy.
The Elements of Astronomy: a Non-Mathematical Textbook for Use as an Introduction to the subject in Colleges, Universities, etc., and for the General Reader.
By Prof. E. A. Fath. Pp. viii + 307. (New York: McGraw-Hill Book Co., Inc.; London: McGraw-Hill Publishing Co., Ltd., 1926.) 15s. net.
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D., H. The Elements of Astronomy: a Non-Mathematical Textbook for Use as an Introduction to the subject in Colleges, Universities, etc, and for the General Reader . Nature 119, 593–594 (1927). https://doi.org/10.1038/119593a0