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Richard Anthony Proctor (1837–1888)

Proctor, Richard Anthony. A distinguished English astronomer and writer on scientific subjects; born at Chelsea, March 23, 1837; died at New York, Sept. 12, 1888. He wrote a great many popular expositions of science; his greatest work, ‘Old and New Astronomy,’ not quite completed at his death, was completed by another hand and published in parts.