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  1. Celestial Charts: Antique Maps of the Heavens
    Celestial Charts: Antique Maps of the Heavens
    Celestial Charts: Antique Maps of the Heavens
    Celestial Charts: Antique Maps of the Heavens
    Celestial Charts: Antique Maps of the Heavens
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  2. Celestial Charts: Antique Maps of the Heavens

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Traces the history of how the heavens were charted and how astronomers first mapped the northern and then southern skies and how the constellations were devised more than 2,000 years ago. Some of the mapmakers were Copernicus, Kepler, Lacaille, Van Keulen, and Blaeu.

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Specifications

Country
USA
Author
Carole Stott
Binding
Hardcover
Brand
Brand: Smithmark Pub
EAN
9780831713225
Edition
First Printing
Feature
Used Book in Good Condition
ISBN
0831713224
Label
Smithmark Pub
Manufacturer
Smithmark Pub
NumberOfItems
1
NumberOfPages
128
PublicationDate
1995-07
Publisher
Smithmark Pub
Studio
Smithmark Pub
Most Helpful Customer Reviews

very interesting
This is a beautiful volume. Well organized, perfectly laid out, and interesting and well-written copy for each plate. Though out of print, it seems to always be available used. The one minor flaw is that on every plate from Andreas Cellarius's Harmonia Macrocosmica, the typesetters mistyped it as "HarmoniCa Macrocosmica". Too bad they didn't have a better proof reader. Despite that, I highly recommend this book if you're a fan of classic depictions of the universe.
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