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3 edition of Voyages to the moon. found in the catalog.

Voyages to the moon.

Nicolson, Marjorie Hope

Voyages to the moon.

by Nicolson, Marjorie Hope

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Published by Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Interplanetary voyages,
  • Voyages, Imaginary,
  • Moon -- In literature

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesMacmillan paperbacks, 7
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 297 p.
    Number of Pages297
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14456714M
    OCLC/WorldCa547502

    A remarkable book, written more than years ago, narrates the journey (imagined?) of Cyrano to the moon and sun and provides comedy and escape in doing so. It clearly influenced Swift in his writing about Gulliver's Travels and provides material for many different types of readers and writers/5(6). Around the Moon (French: Autour de la Lune, ), Jules Verne's sequel to his novel, From the Earth to the Moon, is a science fiction novel which continues the trip to the Moon which was only partially described in the first novel. It was later combined with From the Earth to the Moon to create A Trip to the Moon and Around It.. From the Earth to the Moon and Around the Moon served as Author: Jules Verne.

      A Man on the Moon: The Voyages of the Apollo Astronauts, by Andrew Chaikin. New York: Penguin Books, pp. $21 (paperback) Although mankind has made huge advances in the nearly fifty years since the Apollo voyages began, these . It is a book of science. Having, by a train of fortunate circumstances, accomplished a voyage, of which the history of mankind affords no example; having, moreover, exerted every faculty of body and mind, to make my adventures useful to my countrymen, and even to mankind, by imparting to them the acquisition of secrets in physics and morals, of which they had not formed the faintest conception.

      A VOYAGE TO THE MOON by Cyrano de Bergerac - FULL AudioBook | GreatestAudioBooks ( - ), translated by Archibald Lovell ( - ) - This is an edition by Professor Curtis Page of the.   A Voyage to the Moon - audiobook Cyrano de BERGERAC ( - ), translated by Archibald LOVELL ( - ) This is an edition by Professor Curtis Page of the Lovell translation of a .


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Voyages to the Moon is an exhaustive and fascinating study of voyages from the earth to other worlds, usually to the moon or planets, but not always. Written by a former dean of Smith College, the book is an outgrowth of lectures in It is a scholarly treatment in a popular manner of a universally interesting theme.5/5(2).

Voyages to the Moon is an exhaustive and fascinating study of voyages from the earth to other worlds, usually to the moon or planets, but not always. Written by a former dean of Smith College, the book is an outgrowth of lectures in It is a scholarly treatment in a popular manner of a universally interesting theme.4/5.

To the Moon, no less. Lots of wishful thinking, of course. There were other bizarre ways of flying and reaching the Moon too. One, with some modification, did fly, although not to the Moon -- the 17th Lana's vacuum balls.

Filled with hot air or hydrogen, they became ballons. Obviously this is a book that doesn't balk at the thinking of past years.5/5(2). A Voyage to the Moon and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle.

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A Voyage to the Moon - written in - is a cross between the earlier proto-SF and an attempt to give scientific explanations for the voyage & other aspects.

What is described on the Moon is more of the social satire and utopian speculation of proto-SF/5. Voyages to the moon. book obscure, somewhat esoteric interest is here given comprehensive, interesting coverage, in a Voyages to the moon.

book, scholarly thesis derived from the Alexander Lectures given University of Toronto — dealing with the English literary heritage of the 18th century on the subject of cosmic voyages. The author traces the theme of the voyage to the and kindred flights, going back to the classics- Cicero.

The day Apollo 11 landed on the moon. But it is only one piece of a magnificent story. Mission Control, This Is Apollo, by the acclaimed Andrew Chaikin (author of A Man on the Moon, basis of the HBO miniseries From the Earth to the Moon), recounts space history from the Mercury missions through Apollo 17 and beyond/5(17).

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Are you an author. Learn about Author Central. Andrew Chaikin (Author), #N#Tom Hanks (Foreword)Cited by: Voyages to the Moon and the Sun book. Read 25 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Cyrano's (the real guy) greatest work, model for mu /5.

Free download or read online From the Earth to the Moon pdf (ePUB) (Extraordinary Voyages Series) book.

The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Jules Verne. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format.

The main characters of this science fiction, classics story are,/5. A Voyage to the Moon belongs on a shelf with Gulliver's Travels, Gargantua and Pantagruel, and Candide, but I suspect you'll have trouble finding the book in English, which is a shame. Fortunately Google Books has an electronic late seventeenth-century translation that comes with some great illustrations.

This is the edition that I have read/5. A Voyage to the Moon by Edgar Allan Poe. Alternately titled, The Unparalleled Adventure of One Hans Pfaall: "The moon, being the nearest to the earth of all the heavenly bodies, has always occupied the imagination of men.

Many fanciful accounts have been written of voyages to the moon, of which the following story by Edgar Allan Poe is among the best.7/ In this engaging and accessible exploratory work, accomplished astrophysicist Neil F. Comins shows how ten hypothetical astronomical situations would affect our planet and life on it.

What if the Moon didn't exist, for example. The Earth would be rotating much faster than it presently does, tides would be lower, and life would be much more primitive than it is today.3/5(4). Voyages to the Moon and the Sun First published in the 17th Century, this book has influenced many other subsequent fantasy books.

The hero is transported into the solar system, where he then speaks freely on matters of sex, religion and humanity. The book is narrated the first person by a character also named Cyrano. Cyrano attempts to reach the Moon to prove there is a civilization that sees the Earth as its own moon.

He launches himself into the sky from Paris by strapping bottles of dew to his body, but lands back on : Cyrano de Bergerac.

Chaikin, Andrew, A Man On The Moon: The Voyages of the Apollo Astronauts (New York, ). The basis for the HBO miniseries From the Earth to the Moon. Collins, Michael, Liftoff: The Story of America 's Adventure in Space (New York, ).

Get Textbooks on Google Play. Rent and save from the world's largest eBookstore. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Book digitized by Google from the library of University of California and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. An edition by C.H.

Page of A. Lovell's translation, published with title: The comical history of the states and empires of the world of the moon With reproduction of the title page of Lovell's translation, London, Pages: Newest Voyage () by Vasily Levshin.

A protagonist flies in a self-constructed winged apparatus. The improbable adventures of Baron Munchausen () included two voyages to the Moon, and a description of its flora and fauna.

A Voyage to the Moon () by Aratus (the penname of an anonymous British author, not the original Greek scientist). A Voyage to the Moon is a popular book by George Tucker. Read A Voyage to the Moon, free online version of the book by George Tucker, on George Tucker's A Voyage to the Moon consists of 17 parts for ease of reading.

Choose the part of A Voyage to the Moon which you want to read from the table of contents to get started. slightest interest in the moon landings, this is the book!

A Man on the Moon: The Voyages of the Apollo Astronauts Team Moon: HowPeople Landed Apollo 11 on the Moon The Man Who Went to the Far Side of the Moon: The Story of Apollo 11 Astronaut Michael Collins Moon Journal (Moon Notebook, Moon Diary) Solar System Scratch.Get this from a library!

Voyage to the Moon. [Jay Williams; Daniel Le Noury; Jules Verne] -- Following the involvement of the Gun Club in the Civil War, the members redirect their energies and knowledge of ballistics in order to put an American on the moon.Genre/Form: Voyages, Imaginary: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Nicolson, Marjorie Hope, Voyages to the moon.

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