This antiquarian book contains a fascinating treatise on astronomy, with directions for practical experiments and telescopic work. Written in simple language and containing a wealth of interesting elementary information on the subject, this text will be of considerable value to the novice astronomer as well as those with a keen interest in the history and development of astronomy. Although old, much of the information contained here is timeless, making this a great addition to collections of allied literature and one not to be missed by the discerning enthusiast. The chapters of this book include: Creative Processes, Constitution of Light, Chemistry of Sun revealed by Light, Creative Forces of Light, Astronomical Instruments, The Telescope, The Spectroscope, Celestial Measurements, Celestial Movements, The Sun, What the Sun does for Us, et cetera. This volume is being republished now complete with a new introduction on the history of astronomy.