Parallax - Zetetic Astronomy: The Earth Not a Globe (1865) first edition book


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Samuel Rowbotham, AKA 'Parallax' - The Earth Not a Globe! An Experimental Inquiry into the True Figure of the Earth: Proving it a Plane, without Axial or Orbital Motion and the Only Material World in the Universe!

London: Simpkin, Marshall & Company, 1865. First trade edition (preceded by Rowbotham's 16-page self-published pamphlet of 1849). Hardcover. Duodecimo. Pp iv, 221. Dark green cloth binding with blindstamped ornamentation on covers, gilt spine lettering. Fair condition. Covers rubbed; front endpaper, flyleaf somewhat flaccid and edgeworn; incipient splitting at hinges; smudging, several foxing speckles on preliminaries. All pages present and bound.

"The Earth not a Globe" is the single most important work in Revisionist/Flat-earth Astronomy ever published. Scarce.

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