The Life of Roger Langdon Told by himself. With additions by his daughter Ellen.
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The Life of Roger Langdon Told by himself. With additions by his daughter Ellen.

By Roger Langdon, Ellen Langdon
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Table of Contents
  • THE LIFE OF ROGER LANGDON
  • TOLD BY HIMSELF
    • With Additions by his Daughter
      • Ellen
    • Ellen
    • "PROGRESS OF ASTRONOMY"
    • [From "Whitaker's Almanack" for 1895, under the heading "Progress of Astronomy."]
  • PREFACE
  • CONTENTS
  • CHAPTER I
    • "WHY WAS I BORN?"
  • CHAPTER II
    • CHILDHOOD'S DAYS
  • CHAPTER III
    • STARTING IN LIFE
  • CHAPTER IV
    • MY SECRET DEPARTURE
  • CHAPTER V
    • LIFE IN JERSEY
  • CHAPTER VI
    • RETURN AND MARRIAGE
  • CHAPTER VII
    • SCIENTIFIC ACHIEVEMENTS
    • [By Miss Ellen Langdon]
  • CHAPTER VIII
    • CLOSING YEARS
  • APPENDICES
    • APPENDIX I
    • A List of Parish Clerks of the Parish of Chisleborough, Copied from the Register
    • APPENDIX II
      • Observations of the Planet Venus, with a 6-inch silvered Glass Reflector. By R. Langdon
      • Communicated by J. Norman Lockyer, F.R.S.
      • [From the "Monthly Notices" of the Royal Astronomical Society. Vols. 31-32, June, 1872]
    • Observations of the Planet Venus, with a 6-inch silvered Glass Reflector. By R. Langdon
    • Communicated by J. Norman Lockyer, F.R.S.
    • [From the "Monthly Notices" of the Royal Astronomical Society. Vols. 31-32, June, 1872]
    • APPENDIX III
      • Observations of the Planet Venus, with a 6-inch Silvered Glass Reflector. By R. Langdon
      • [From the "Monthly Notices" of the Royal Astronomical Society, June 1873. Vol. 33, Page 500.]
    • Observations of the Planet Venus, with a 6-inch Silvered Glass Reflector. By R. Langdon
    • [From the "Monthly Notices" of the Royal Astronomical Society, June 1873. Vol. 33, Page 500.]
    • APPENDIX IV
      • A Letter from the Man in the Moon
      • (Left for the Editor at the Railway Station)
      • [Reprinted from the Exe Valley Magazine]
    • A Letter from the Man in the Moon
    • (Left for the Editor at the Railway Station)
    • [Reprinted from the Exe Valley Magazine]
    • APPENDIX V
      • A Journey with Coggia's Comet
      • [Reprinted from Home Words]
    • A Journey with Coggia's Comet
    • [Reprinted from Home Words]
    • APPENDIX VI
      • The Planet Venus
    • The Planet Venus
    • APPENDIX VII
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