This is a PDF file of the book Great Astronomers by Robert Ball.
To bind your own copy of this book, please follow the directions starting with printing your book.
IMPORTANT: You must print “short-edge binding” on both sides of the page for the pages to be oriented correctly.
I have formatted it to print and bind to make your own hardcover copy of this book. Your book will consist of 18 signatures, or booklets, each of which will use 6 sheets of paper. To print this book you will print 108 sheets of paper, double sided. Your final book will have 432 pages.
This version contains black and white illustrations.
This book contains 18 biographies of different scientists, from Ptolemy to John Couch Adams, including Copernicus, Galileo, Newton and William Herschel.
You can find the original text of Great Astronomers by Robert Ball at Project Gutenberg.
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