Both, 1961

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Ernst E. Both: A History of Lunar Studies (1961)

(glossary entry)


A pamphlet concisely describing in 34 carefully written pages the accomplishments of nearly all the people who made significant contributions to advancement of lunar knowledge from about 1600-1940.

Additional Information

  • Available online on Chuck Wood's Lunar Classics page.
  • Although Both cites the principal publications of the persons described, there is, unfortunately, no bibliography of the sources consulted for preparing the historical summary.

LPOD Articles

Lunar Classics


  • Both, Ernst E. (1961) A History of Lunar Studies. Buffalo Museum of Science, Misc. Contributions No. 16. (previously published in part in Science on the March The Magazine of the Buffalo Museum of Science, Vol. 41, 1960-1961)