"Celestial Charts - Antique Maps of the Heavens", Stott, Carol
Subject: Cartographic Reference
Period: 1995 (published)
Publication: Studio Editions
9.2 x 12 inches
23.4 x 30.5 cm
Contains superb illustrations of maps by Cellarius, Hondius, Van Keulen, Allard and many others. Follows the visual history of constellations from the pioneering astronomers to the 88 internationally recognized constellations of today. Informative and lively text explains how mythological characters are represented alongside symbols of science and technology. 128 pages with over 60 full colored illustrations. Hardbound in dark blue buckram and dj.