Celestial Atlas (hc) by Elena Percivaldi
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 historyís 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. 10.9 x 12.4 inches.