Biography of Percival Lowell
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Biography of Percival Lowell

By A. Lawrence (Abbott Lawrence) Lowell
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Table of Contents
  • BIOGRAPHY OF PERCIVAL LOWELL
  • PREFACE
  • CONTENTS
  • ILLUSTRATIONS
  • CHAPTER I CHILDHOOD AND YOUTH
  • CHAPTER II FIRST VISIT TO JAPAN
  • CHAPTER III KOREA
  • CHAPTER IV HIS FIRST BOOK, “CHOSÖN”
  • CHAPTER V THE COUP D’ETAT AND THE JAPANESE MARCH TO THE SEA
  • CHAPTER VI THE SOUL OF THE FAR EAST
  • CHAPTER VII SECOND VISIT TO JAPAN
  • CHAPTER VIII JAPAN AGAIN—THE SHINTO TRANCES
  • CHAPTER IX THE OBSERVATORY AT FLAGSTAFF
    • Annals of the Lowell Observatory INTRODUCTION
  • CHAPTER X MARS
  • CHAPTER XI THE PERMANENT OBSERVATORY—INTERLUDES AND TRAVELS
  • CHAPTER XII ILLNESS AND ECLIPSE
  • CHAPTER XIII MARS AND ITS CANALS
  • CHAPTER XIV THE SOLAR SYSTEM
  • CHAPTER XV LATER EVOLUTION OF THE PLANETS
  • CHAPTER XVI INTERLUDES
  • CHAPTER XVII THE EFFECT OF COMMENSURATE PERIODS The Asteroids and Saturn’s Rings
  • CHAPTER XVIIII THE ORIGIN OF THE PLANETS
  • CHAPTER XIX THE SEARCH FOR A TRANS-NEPTUNIAN PLANET
  • CHAPTER XX PLUTO FOUND[46]
  • APPENDIX I
  • APPENDIX II THE LOWELL OBSERVATORY by Professor Henry Norris Russell
  • FOOTNOTES
  • Transcriber’s Notes
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