Saturday, 15 March 2008

The Flat Earth and its Advocates

A selection of titles from "The Flat Earth and its Advocates: A List of References" at the Library of Congress's Science Reference Services page here

Carpenter, William. One hundred proofs that the earth is not a globe. [6th ed.] Baltimore, 1885. 39 p. QB638.C3

Cook, Frederick H. The terrestrial plane; or, The true figure of the earth. [London, 1908] 64 p. Held by the British Library under shelfmark 8563. b. 52.

Goudey, Henry J. Earth not a globe: scientifically, geometrically, philosophically demonstrated. Over 75 arguments and 30 diagrams. Boston, Mass., 1930. 145 p. illus., fold. map. QB52.G7

[Rowbotham, Samuel B.] Zetetic astronomy. A description of several experiments which prove that the surface of the sea is a perfect plane, and that the earth is not a globe. Being the substance of a paper read before the Royal Astronomical Society on the evening of Dec. 8, 1848. By ‘Parallax' [pseud.] Birmingham, W. Cornish, 1849. 16 p. illus. QB638.R87

Smith, Carl Albert. Is the earth a whirling globe? 2d ed., rev. and enl. Northampton [1918] 112 p. Held by the British Library under shelfmark 8562. aaa. 35.

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