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Auction 98, Lot 526

"The Sky Explored: Celestial Cartography 1500-1800", Warner, Deborah J.

Subject: Cartographic Reference

Period: 1979 (published)

Publication: Alan Liss, Inc.


8.8 x 11.3 inches
22.4 x 28.7 cm
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This is a comprehensive, descriptive and well-illustrated catalog of star charts printed in Europe between the 15th and early 19th centuries. Organized by cartographer, this book makes cartographic, astronomical and historical details accessible to scholars and enthusiasts. Hardbound, 293 pp, heavily illustrated, dust jacket.


Condition: A

Review slip taped to front endpaper. Very slight shelf wear to bottom spine, dj slightly rubbed, now in protective mylar.

Estimate: $50 - $60

Sold for: $325

Closed on 3/6/2002