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Author Percivaldi, E. (Elena) author.

Title Celestial atlas : a journey in the sky through maps / Ellen Percivaldi ; translation, Richard Pierce.

Published Milan, Italy : White Star Publishers, 2018.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM ERC MAPS f  523.80223 PERC    NOT FOR LOAN
Uniform title Atlanti celesti. English
Physical description 1 atlas (207 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 32 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Travel across the celestial skies courtesy of the most stunning star atlases ever created during three centuries of mapmaking. Featuring splendid illustrations of the most famous, rare, and impressive star atlases ever realized from the sixteenth to the nineteenth centuries, this gorgeous book leads you on a journey through the constellations. Find out about the work of history's great astronomers, their sometimes-fantastic interpretations of extraterrestrial phenomena, and how our knowledge of the universe evolved. Merging art and scientific knowledge, Celestial Atlas gives us a fascinating glimpse into the past.
Other author Pierce, Richard (Translator), translator.
Subject Stars -- Charts, diagrams, etc. -- History.
Stars -- Atlases -- Early works to 1800.
Stars -- Atlases -- History.
Astronomy -- History.
Astronomy -- Pictorial works.
Constellations -- Maps -- Early works to 1800.
ISBN 9788854413108