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Set of Six Celestial Maps.
Set of Six Celestial Maps.Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge.
[Six Maps of the Stars.]
London: Baldwin & Cradock, 1830. 6 steel engravings, printed area c.310 x 330mm. With titlepage and 2pp. descriptive text. Occasional spots. A detailed set of celestial charts on the Gnomic Projection, projected on the map in perspective. Thus the sheets form a rough cube. Each star is marked with its apparent magnitude and is shown within its classical constellation. The text contains an extensive quote from Flamsteed discussing his research on the originators of these constellations.



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