"Maps of the Heavens", Snyder, George Sergeant
Subject: Cartographic Reference
Period: 1984 (published)
Publication: Abbeville Press
12.2 x 15.2 inches
31 x 38.6 cm
First edition of large folio book on celestial charts. It chronicles the history of celestial mapmaking, with the pageantry of the astronomers and cartographers such as Galileo, Tycho Brahe, Copernicus, John Flamsteed, Cellarius and others. Insightful examination of how humans have interpreted the sky above. Blue cloth hard bound with dj, 144 pp, 75 illustrations, 50 in color.
Dustjacket sun faded, else like new.