Author:Charles Piazzi Smyth

Charles Piazzi Smyth
Astronomer Royal for Scotland from 1846 to 1888, well-known for many innovations in astronomy and his pyramidological and metrological studies of the Great Pyramid of Giza.
Charles Piazzi Smyth


  • Smyth, Charles Piazzi (1855). Description of New or Improved Instruments for Navigation and Astronomy. Edinburgh: Neill & Co., Printers. 
  • Smyth, Charles Piazzi (1858). Teneriffe, An Astronomer's Experiment: or, Specialities of a Residence Above the Clouds. London: L. Reeve.  ([{{{1}}} external scan])
  • Smyth, Charles Piazzi (1862). Three Cities in Russia. London: L. Reeve. 
  • Smyth, Charles Piazzi (1864). The Our Inheritance in the Great Pyramid. London: A. Strahan.  Reprinted in many editions by many publishers, often entitled The Great Pyramid: Its Secrets and Mysteries Revealed. (external scan)
  • Smyth, Charles Piazzi (1867). Life and Work at the Great Pyramid During the Months of January, February, March, and April, A.D. 1865; With a Discussion of the Facts Ascertained. Edinburgh: Edmonston and Douglas.  ([{{{1}}} external scan])
  • Smyth, Charles Piazzi (1868). On the Antiquity of Intellectual Man: From a Practical and Astronomical Point of View. Edinburgh: Edmonston and Douglas.  ([{{{1}}} external scan])
  • Smyth, Charles Piazzi (1882). Madeira Spectroscopic: Being a Revision of 21 Places in the Red Half of the Solar Visible Spectrum with a Rutherfurd Diffraction Grating, at Madeira ... During the Summer of 1881. Edinburgh: W. & A. K. Johnston. 
  • Smyth, Charles Piazzi (1884). New Measures of the Great Pyramid. London: R. Banks. 

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