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The celebrated "moon story," its origin and incidents; with a memoir of the author, and an appendix, containing, I. An authentic description of the moon; II. A new theory of the lunar surface in relation to that of the earth. By William N. Griggs.

Main Author: Locke, Richard Adams, 1800-1871.
Related Names: Nicollet, J. N. 1786-1843., Griggs, William N.
Language(s): English
Published: New York, Bunnell and Price, 1852.
Subjects: Herschel, John F. W. > (John Frederick William), > Sir, > 1792-1871.
Great Moon Hoax.
Note: A series of articles by Richard Adams Locke originally published in the Sun, August, 1835, under title, "Great astronomical discoveries," which purported to be an account of the discoveries of Sir John Herschel at the cape of Good Hope, and which pretended to be reprinted from a supplement to the Edinburgh journal of science (then defunct) Has been ascribed on insufficient evidence to Joseph Nicolas Nicollet. cf. Dict. Amer. biog.: F. M. O'Brien, The story of the Sun (1918) p. 64-102.
Physical Description: 143 p. 15 cm.
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