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Atlas of the Heavens; showing the Places of the Principal Stars, Clusters and Nebulae; Designed to Accompany the Uranography; or A Description of the Heavens by  E. Otis Kendall - 1845 - from De Simone Company, Booksellers (SKU: 360)

Atlas of the Heavens; showing the Places of the Principal Stars, Clusters and Nebulae; Designed to Accompany the Uranography; or A Description of the Heavens

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Atlas of the Heavens; showing the Places of the Principal Stars, Clusters and Nebulae; Designed to Accompany the Uranography; or A Description of the Heavens

by Kendall, E. Otis

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Philadelphia: Butler & Williams, 1845. 4to. 250 x 215 mm. (9 3/4 x 8 1/2 inches). Title and imprint appear on the front board. 18 double-page maps of the sky, 12 of which are colored by stencil. Original printed boards, black cloth spine; wear to edges boards and spine a little frayed, but otherwise a fresh, clean copy of the plates. Although listed separately in OCLC and most university libraries collection catalogues, Kendall's Atlas was printed to accompany his text titled, Uranography published by Butler and Williams the same year. The plates of the Atlas are well printed and colored and include subtle outlines of the zodiac images of the constellations that are recorded. Attractive copy. Kendall was a professor of astronomy at the University of Pennsylvania (360).

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De Simone Company, Booksellers US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
360
Title
Atlas of the Heavens; showing the Places of the Principal Stars, Clusters and Nebulae; Designed to Accompany the Uranography; or A Description of the Heavens
Author
Kendall, E. Otis
Book condition
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Publisher
Butler & Williams
Place of Publication
Philadelphia
Date published
1845

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De Simone Company is presently offering rare books, manuscripts, illustrated books, broadsides, and ephemera documenting American history during the 19th century. We encourage you to visit our website where you will find numerous catalogues listing our offering. Visit www.desimonecompanybooksellers.com.We also specializes in early Italian books and manuscripts, mostly in the fields of social science, history, antiquarian bibliography and illustrated books. The owner, Daniel De Simone, has a particular interest in books, manuscripts, ephemera printed in, or about, the history of Ferrara, Italy.

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