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Flammarion, Camille 1842-1925

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Works: 1,108 works in 3,639 publications in 18 languages and 13,904 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Handbooks and manuals  Popular works  Musical settings  Biography  Pictorial works  Observations 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Translator, Editor, Bibliographic antecedent, Artist, Conceptor, Contributor, Other, Secretary, Creator, Dedicatee, Former owner, Annotator, Scenarist
Classifications: QB44, 523
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The Flammarion book of astronomy by Camille Flammarion( Book )

18 editions published between 1964 and 1968 in English and held by 923 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bk. I: The earth. The earth in the heavens -- How the earth rotates round itself and revolves around the sun -- How the earth revolves round the sun -- the fourth motion of the earth -- Perturbations of the earth and motion of the sun in space -- Theoretical and experimental proofs of the motions of our globe -- The earth as a planet -- The earth and its origins -- bk. II: The moon. The earth's satellite -- The phases of the moon -- The motion of the moon around the earth -- The moon's effects on the earth -- Physics of the moon -- Eclipses -- bk. III: The sun. The sun's empire -- How the distance, size and mass of the sun are measured -- Survey of solar physics -- The photosphere -- Atoms and spectrographs -- The message of the solar spectrum -- Eclipses of the sun -- The chromosphere and prominences -- The corona -- The sun and the earth -- Inside the sun
Lumen by Camille Flammarion( Book )

59 editions published between 1870 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The secretes of the space, astrology, eternity of souls
Omega: the last days of the world by Camille Flammarion( Book )

62 editions published between 1894 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The end begins in the twenty-fifth century, when a comet threatens to collide with the earth. The consequences of that frightening cosmic event are far-reaching, setting in motion a series of physical, psychic, and social changes that will profoundly affect the planet and its people far into the future. The earth's surface drastically transforms over time. Cultures radically alter, collapse, and fade away. Nations rise and fall, species become extinct, and human beings find themselves at the end of the world, alone and changed in fundamental ways. This melancholic, poetic science fiction tale of things to come is as compelling and disturbing today as when it was first written
Urania by Camille Flammarion( Book )

112 editions published between 1889 and 2013 in 14 languages and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Astronomie populaire by Camille Flammarion( Book )

125 editions published between 1880 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A la fin du XIXe siècle cet ouvrage faisait le point sur les connaissances acquises en astronomie
Travels in the air by James Glaisher( Book )

32 editions published between 1870 and 1976 in 3 languages and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nota manuscrita de Eduardo Villa para el Doctor Manuel Uribe A. (Bogota, mayo 13 de 1874). Donacion Biblioteca de Zea. Con retrato de J. Glaisher
Popular astronomy : a general description of the heavens by Camille Flammarion( Book )

56 editions published between 1879 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

French astronomer Camille Flammarion (18421925) called the study of the heavens 'the science which concerns us most'. He believed that learning 'what place we occupy in the infinite' could delight and instruct, and might even promote an end to war and strife. Flammarion dedicated the present work to François Arago (17861853), author of earlier work on popular astronomy. Since Arago's time, the capabilities of telescopes and other instruments had vastly improved, advancing understanding in areas such as the composition of stars. Flammarion sought to bring this new knowledge to the public in a charming yet 'scrupulously exact' style. His highly illustrated introduction to astronomy succeeded in reaching a wide readership, selling over 100,000 French copies before this English translation appeared in 1894. The 1881 French version and Flammarion's work on the origins of the Earth, Le Monde avant la création de l'homme (1886), are also reissued in this series
The atmosphere by Camille Flammarion( Book )

14 editions published between 1871 and 1888 in English and French and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les terres du ciel; voyage astronomique sur les autres mondes et description des conditions actuelles de la vie sur les diverses planètes du système solaire by Camille Flammarion( Book )

15 editions published in 1884 in French and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dreams of an astronomer by Camille Flammarion( Book )

35 editions published between 1883 and 1925 in 3 languages and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dieu dans la nature by Camille Flammarion( Book )

104 editions published between 1800 and 1932 in 6 languages and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les étoiles et les curiosités du ciel; description complète du ciel visible à l'œil nu et de tous les objets célestes faciles à observer by Camille Flammarion( Book )

51 editions published between 1881 and 1982 in French and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'inconnu : the unknown by Camille Flammarion( Book )

16 editions published between 1900 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La pluralité des mondes habités; étude ou l'on expose les conditions d'habitabilité des terres célestes, discutées au point de vue de l'astronomie, de la physiologie et de la philosophie naturelle by Camille Flammarion( Book )

89 editions published between 1864 and 1931 in French and Italian and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les merveilles célestes : lectures du soir by Camille Flammarion( Book )

77 editions published between 1865 and 1913 in French and Undetermined and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Astronomie populaire. Description générale du ciel illustrée de 360 figures, planches en chromolithographie, cartes célestes, etc by Camille Flammarion( Book )

5 editions published between 1880 and 1975 in French and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Apocalypse by Camille Flammarion( Book )

17 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and French and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The final book of the Bible, called both Revelation and Apocalypse, prophesises what will happen at the end of time. During the Middle Ages, in a society which deeply believed in God and was mainly ruled by religious authorities, this theme has often been used in art. Its symbolic content allowed for many different interpretations, using various types of support (tapestries, illuminations, sculpture, painting). This book pools the most famous pieces of art inspired by this theme, such as the Apocalypse drapery from Angers Cathedral, the carved tympanum of the Autun Cathedral, and the fresco in Albi Cathedral. The theme of the Apocalypse was a means to impress minds while also allowing artists to develop their imaginations."--Publisher website
Camille Flammarion by Philippe de La Cotardière( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in French and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Camille Flammarion's The planet Mars by Camille Flammarion( Book )

13 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Camille Flammarion (1842-1925) began his career at 16 as a human computer under the great mathematician U.J.J. Le Verrier at the Paris Observatory. He soon tired of the drudgery; he was drawn to more romantic vistas, and at 19 wrote a book on an idea that he was to make his own?the habitability of other worlds. There followed a career as France?s greatest popularizer of astronomy, with over 60 titles to his credit. An admirer granted him a chateau at Juvisy-sur-l?Orge, and he set up a first-rate observatory dedicated to the study of the planet Mars. Finally, in 1892, he published his masterpiece, La Planete Mars et ses conditions d?habitabilite, a comprehensive summary of three centuries? worth of literature on Mars, much of it based on his own personal research into rare memoirs and archives. As a history of that era, it has never been surpassed, and remains one of a handful of indispensable books on the red planet. Sir Patrick Moore (1923-2012) needs no introduction; his record of popularizing astronomy in Britain in the 20th century equaled Flammarion?s in France in the 19th century. Moore pounded out hundreds of books as well as served as presenter of the BBC's TV program "Sky at Night" program for 55 years (a world record). Though Moore always insisted that the Moon was his chef-d?oeuvre, Mars came a close second, and in 1980 he produced a typescript of Flammarion?s classic. Unfortunately, even he found the project too daunting for his publishers and passed the torch of keeping the project alive to a friend, the amateur astronomer and author William Sheehan, in 1993. Widely regarded as a leading historian of the planet Mars, Sheehan has not only meticulously compared and corrected Moore?s manuscript against Flammarion?s original so as to produce an authoritative text, he has added an important introduction showing the book?s significance in the history of Mars studies. Here results a book that remains an invaluable resource and is also a literary tour-de-force, in which the inimitable style of Flammarion has been rendered in the equally unique style of Moore
Mémoires; biographiques et philosophiques d'un astronome by Camille Flammarion( Book )

15 editions published between 1911 and 1986 in 3 languages and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Lumen
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Camille Flammarion astronomo, editore e divulgatore scientifico francese

Camille Flammarion écrivain et astronome français

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Camille Flammarion französischer Astronom und Autor populärwissenschaftlicher Schriften

Camille Flammarion French astronomer and author

Camillus Flammarion

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フラマリオン・カミ-ル 1842-1925

フラマリオン, カミーユ

卡米伊·弗拉馬利翁

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