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The Resource Star maps : history, artistry, and cartography, Nick Kanas

Star maps : history, artistry, and cartography, Nick Kanas

Label
Star maps : history, artistry, and cartography
Title
Star maps
Title remainder
history, artistry, and cartography
Statement of responsibility
Nick Kanas
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
UKMGB
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1945-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kanas, Nick
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
Springer-Praxis books in popular astronomy
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Stars
  • Stars
  • Astronomical geography
Label
Star maps : history, artistry, and cartography, Nick Kanas
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
What is a star map? -- Non-European cosmology and constellation development -- European cosmology -- European constellation development -- Early European star maps -- The "Big Four" of the golden age of pictorial star maps -- Other important star maps of the golden age -- Special topics -- Mapping the stars in early America -- The transition to non-pictorial star maps -- Colour plate gallery
Control code
ocn784579915
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
2nd ed
Extent
xxxv, 528 p.
Isbn
9781461409168
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)784579915
Label
Star maps : history, artistry, and cartography, Nick Kanas
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
What is a star map? -- Non-European cosmology and constellation development -- European cosmology -- European constellation development -- Early European star maps -- The "Big Four" of the golden age of pictorial star maps -- Other important star maps of the golden age -- Special topics -- Mapping the stars in early America -- The transition to non-pictorial star maps -- Colour plate gallery
Control code
ocn784579915
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
2nd ed
Extent
xxxv, 528 p.
Isbn
9781461409168
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)784579915

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