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(Reprint Atlas; Astronomy): Harmonia Macrocosmia of 1660. The Finest Atlas of the Heavens

by Cellarius, Andreas (introduction by Robert van Gent)

Condition: As New


Köln : Taschen, 2006. This is an oversized (21 inch elephant folio), reprint copy of the first edition in the Library of the Universiteit van Amsterdam (published by Johannes Janssonius), with an "introduction by Robert van Gent, one of the leading Cellarius experts, summarizing the history of celestial cartography from antiquity to late 17th/early 18th century and illuminating the life and work of Andreas Cellarius." (from the Taschen website) Van Ghent's details provide an update over earlier biographies. The 29 plates are reproduced in full color; 240 pp. The appendix includes historical details of the mythology of the constellations.. First Edition Thus. Decorative Cloth. As New.
  • Bookseller: The Prime Meridian: Antique Maps & Books US (US)
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  • Title: (Reprint Atlas; Astronomy): Harmonia Macrocosmia of 1660. The Finest Atlas of the Heavens
  • Author: Cellarius, Andreas (introduction by Robert van Gent)
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: As New
  • Edition: First Edition Thus
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Taschen
  • Place: Köln
  • Date published: 2006
  • Keywords: Celestial Atlas, Constellations, Stars, History of Cartography
  • Bookseller catalogs: K. Reference Books; E. Books--Atlases;


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