Auction 103, Lot 674

"Maps of the Heavens", Snyder, George Sergeant

Subject: Cartographic Reference

Period: 1984 (published)

Publication: Abbeville Press


12 x 15.5 inches
30.5 x 39.4 cm

A beautifully illustrated volume chronicling the history of celestial mapmaking, offering a magnificent array of images of the stars and planets as created by such figures as Copernicus, Galileo, Tycho Brahe, Kepler and many more. Insightful examination of how humans have interpreted the sky above. 144 pp., 75 illustrations, 50 in color. Hardbound in blue cloth with gilt embossed cover and protected dust jacket. First edition.


Condition: A+

Estimate: $60 - $80

Sold for: $75

Closed on 6/11/2003