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Bayer, Johannes

Catalogue No.: k1909

Publisher:

Alburgh: Archival Facsimiles Limited

Edition:

Facsimile Edition; Published Date: 1987; First Published: 1603

Illustrations:

B/w reproductions of Bayer's star charts (double page) with accompanying Latin text

Dimensions:

390 x 270 mm (15 x 11 inches) - [110pp.]

Appearance:

Blue hardback cloth cover.

Condition:

VG : in very good condition without dust jacket.

Facsimile copy. Published in Augsburg in 1603 by Christophorus Mangusunder the full title 'Uranometria: omnium asterismorum continens schemata, nova methodo delineata, aereis laminis expressa' [Uranometria, containing charts of all the constellations, drawn by a new method and engraved on copper plates]. The word Uranometria derives from Urania, Muse of the heavens and Uranos, the Greek word for sky/heavens. It was the first atlas to cover the entire celestial sphere. British Library catalogue number 532.1.4

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Uranometris. A Reproduction of the Copy in the British Library
Uranometris. A Reproduction of the Copy in the British Library
Uranometris. A Reproduction of the Copy in the British Library