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The Journal of the British Astronomical Association: Book Reviews

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Dark skies: A journey into the wild night
by Tiffany Francis
Bloomsbury Wildlife, 2019
IBSN 978-1-4729-6459-5, Pp 272, , £16.99 (hbk)
Gerard P. Kuiper and the rise of modern planetary science
by Derek W. G. Sears
University of Arizona Press, 2019
IBSN 978-0-816-53900-0, Pp Pp xiii + 350, £35.42
The Universe explained – a cosmic Q&A
by Heather Couper & Nigel Henbest
Firefly Books, 2018
IBSN 978-0-228-10082-9, Pp 288, £16.95
Oor Big Braw Cosmos: A cocktail of cosmic science, imagery & poetry
by John C Brown & Rab Wilson
Luath Press, 2019
IBSN 978-1-913- 02505-2, Pp 255, £25
Chronicling the Golden Age of Astronomy: A history of visual observing from Harriot to Moore
by Neil English
Springer Nature, 2018
IBSN 978-3-319-97707-2, Pp 665, £159
No Shadow of a Doubt: The 1919 eclipse that confirmed Einstein’s theory of relativity
by Daniel Kennefick
Princeton University Press, 2019
IBSN 978-0-691-18386-2, Pp 344, £24
Jupiter
by William Sheehan & Thomas Hockey
Reaktion Books, 2018
IBSN ISBN 978-1-78023-908-8., Pp 192, £25
Mercury
by William Sheehan
Reaktion Books, 2018
IBSN 978-178914- 012-5, Pp 184, £25
Stargazers’ Almanac, 2019
by Bob Mizon
Floris Books, 2018
IBSN 978-178250-495- 5, Pp 32, £14.00
A portable cosmos: Revealing the Antikythera Mechanism
by Alexander Jones
Oxford University Press, 2017
IBSN 978- 0-19973-934-9, Pp 288, £19.83
Exoplanets − hidden worlds and the quest for extraterrestrial life
by Donald Goldsmith
Harvard University Press, 2018
IBSN 978- 0-67497-690-0, Pp 254, £17.95
Kew Observatory and the evolution of Victorian science, 1840−1910
by Lee T. Macdonald
University of Pittsburgh Press, 2018
IBSN 978-0-8229-4526-0, Pp 308, £45.50

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