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Title: Great Astronomical Discoveries Lately Made by Sir John Herschel at the Cape of Good Hope Title Record # 2030058
Author: Richard Adams Locke
Date: 1835-08-30
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novelette
Webpages: hoaxes.org, Wikipedia-EN
Language: English
Note: First published as a 6-part serial in New York daily newspaper The Sun, from August 25 to August 30 of 1835 --uncredited-- and under the heading (so fashioned at Hoaxes.org):
GREAT ASTRONOMICAL DISCOVERIES LATELY MADE BY SIR JOHN HERSCHEL, L.L.D. F.R.S. &c. At the Cape of Good Hope [From Supplement to the Edinburgh Journal of Science]
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Other Titles

Variant Titles Translations Serializations
Year Title
1835 A Complete Account of the Late Discoveries in the Moon: From a Supplement to the Edinburgh Journal [as by uncredited]
1836 Some Account of the Great Astronomical Discoveries Lately Made by Sir Thomas Herschel, at the Cape of Good Hope [as by uncredited]
1852 Great Astronomical Discoveries Lately Made by Sir John Herschel, LL.D. F.R.S. &c. at the Cape of Good Hope
1859 Great Astronomical Discoveries Lately Made by Sir John Herschel, L.L., D.F.R.S., &c., at the Cape of Good Hope
1876 The Moon Hoax; or, A Discovery That the Moon Has a Vast Population of Human Beings is a chapbook title at ISFDB (see), with 1859 and 1976 editions that contain Locke's "Great Astronomical Discoveries" as short fiction, and other contents as non-fiction essays. Following Jules Verne's novel in the 1876 All Around the Moon (1st ed. of the Roth translation), Locke's moon story is published under the "Great Astronomical Discoveries" heading (p433), following a leaf that displays the full Moon Hoax title as "by Richard Adams Locke" (p431). The Contents listing (p6) is "Appendix:", next line "The Moon Hoax, by R. Adams Locke, 431".
The Moon Hoax; or, a Discovery That the Moon Has a Vast Population of Human Beings
1926 A fictionalized essay, first published in the The Sun (New York), 25-31 August 1835 --uncredited, under the heading (five lines): "Great Astronomical Discoveries Lately Made by Sir John Herschel, LL.D. F.R.S. &c. at the Cape of Good Hope [From Supplement to the Edinburgh Journal of Science]"
The Moon Hoax
2018 Great Astronomical Discoveries Lately Made by Sir John Herschel
Year Language Title
2017 German Neueste Berichte vom Cap der guten Hoffnung über Sir John Herschel's höchst merkwürdige astronomische Entdeckungen, den Mond und seine Bewohner betreffend: Nebst kurzer Übersicht einiger neu entdeckter und beobachteter Doppelsterne und Nebelflecken
Year Title
1835 Great Astronomical Discoveries Lately Made by Sir John Herschel at the Cape of Good Hope (part 1 of 6)
1835 Great Astronomical Discoveries Lately Made by Sir John Herschel at the Cape of Good Hope (part 2 of 6)
1835 Great Astronomical Discoveries Lately Made by Sir John Herschel at the Cape of Good Hope (part 3 of 6)
1835 Great Astronomical Discoveries Lately Made by Sir John Herschel at the Cape of Good Hope (part 4 of 6)
1835 Great Astronomical Discoveries Lately Made by Sir John Herschel at the Cape of Good Hope (part 5 of 6)
1835 Great Astronomical Discoveries Lately Made by Sir John Herschel at the Cape of Good Hope (part 6 of 6)

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
A Complete Account of the Late Discoveries in the Moon: From a Supplement to the Edinburgh Journal 1835-00-00 uncredited Sun Office     11
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
chap  
Great Astronomical Discoveries Lately Made by Sir John Herschel at the Cape of Good Hope 1835-00-00 Richard Adams Locke       28
ph?Pamphlet. Used for short (in page count), unbound, staple-bound, or otherwise lightly bound publications.
chap  
The Sun, August 25, 1835 1835-08-25 ed. Editors of The Sun (New York)        
unknown?The publication record was created from a secondary source and the publication format is unknown.
mag  
The Sun, August 26, 1835 1835-08-26 ed. Editors of The Sun (New York)        
unknown?The publication record was created from a secondary source and the publication format is unknown.
mag  
The Sun, August 27, 1835 1835-08-27 ed. Editors of The Sun (New York)        
unknown?The publication record was created from a secondary source and the publication format is unknown.
mag  
The Sun, August 28, 1835 1835-08-28 ed. Editors of The Sun (New York)        
unknown?The publication record was created from a secondary source and the publication format is unknown.
mag  
The Sun, August 29, 1835 1835-08-29 ed. Editors of The Sun (New York)        
unknown?The publication record was created from a secondary source and the publication format is unknown.
mag  
The Sun, August 30, 1835 1835-08-30 ed. Editors of The Sun (New York)        
unknown?The publication record was created from a secondary source and the publication format is unknown.
mag  
Some Account of the Great Astronomical Discoveries Lately Made by Sir Thomas Herschel, at the Cape of Good Hope 1836-00-00 uncredited Effingham Wilson     85
unknown?The publication record was created from a secondary source and the publication format is unknown.
chap  
The Celebrated "Moon Story," Its Origin and Incidents, with a Memoir of the Author, and an Appendix, Containing I. An Authentic Description of the Moon; II. A New Theory of the Lunar Surface in Relation to That of the Earth, by William N. Griggs. 1852-00-00 Richard Adams Locke Bunnell and Price     143
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
chap  
The Moon Hoax; or, A Discovery That the Moon Has a Vast Population of Human Beings 1859-00-00 Richard Adams Locke William Gowans     vi+
63
ph?Pamphlet. Used for short (in page count), unbound, staple-bound, or otherwise lightly bound publications.
chap  
All Around the Moon 1876-00-00 Jules Verne The Catholic Publication Society     484
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel  
Amazing Stories, September 1926 1926-09-00 ed. Hugo Gernsback Experimenter Publishing Co.   $0.25 100
bedsheet?8.5" by 11.25" magazines, e.g. early issues of Amazing; or the 1942-43 issues of Astounding.
mag Frank R. Paul Checkmark
The Moon Hoax; or, A Discovery That the Moon Has a Vast Population of Human Beings 1975-06-00 Richard Adams Locke Gregg Press (The Gregg Press Science Fiction Series) 0-8398-2308-8 $7.50 xxxvi+
vi+
74
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
chap  
Journeys to the Moon 2011-07-01 ed. uncredited Collector's Guide Publishing 978-1-897350-56-0 $9.95 124
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth  
Neueste Berichte vom Cap der guten Hoffnung über Sir John Herschel's höchst merkwürdige astronomische Entdeckungen, den Mond und seine Bewohner betreffend: Nebst kurzer Übersicht einiger neu entdeckter und beobachteter Doppelsterne und Nebelflecken 2017-03-08 Richard Adams Locke Das Kulturelle Gedächtnis 978-3-946990-00-0 €20.00 123
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
chap  
Voyage to the Moon and Other Imaginary Lunar Flights of Fancy in Antebellum America 2018-03-00 ed. Paul C. Gutjahr Anthem Press (Anthem Nineteenth-Century) 978-1-78308-740-2 £120.00 xxviii+
244
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Bruce Van Patter  
Voyage to the Moon and Other Imaginary Lunar Flights of Fancy in Antebellum America 2018-03-22 ed. Paul C. Gutjahr Anthem Press (Anthem Nineteenth-Century) 978-1-78308-742-6 £79.01  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
anth Bruce Van Patter  
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