Star Maps

History, Artistry and Cartography

Nick Kanas

Star MapsStar Maps captures the beauty and awe of the heavens through celestial prints and star atlases. It traces the history of celestial cartography and relates this history to the changing ideas of humanity's place in the universe. The text is enriched with over 200 photographs, many in color, showing images from actual antiquarian celestial atlases, each one with an explanation of its astronomical and cartographic features.

Star Maps: History, Artistry, and Cartography

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Extent: 416 pages; two 24-page and one 32-page colour sections
Binding: Paperback
Publication Date: July 2007
ISBN: 978-0-387-71668-8



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