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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
Dewey number
523.8
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
QB65
LC item number
.K345 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Springer-Praxis books in popular astronomy
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Stars
  • Constellations
  • Cartography
  • Stars
  • Constellations
  • Stars
  • Constellations
  • Astronomical geography
Label
Star maps : history, artistry, and cartography, Nick Kanas
Instantiates
Publication
Note
First edition published 2007. Reprinted with corrections 2009
Bar code
  • 31223114287007
  • 31223114287015
  • 31223114287049
  • 31223114287031
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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 -- Color plate gallery -- Appendix A: Collecting celestial maps and prints -- Appendix B: Supplementary reference catalog -- Appendix C: Indices of major constellation atlases -- Appendix D: The British Library "King's" edition -- Appendix E: Glossary
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
Second edition.
Extent
xxxv, 528 pages
Isbn
9781461409168
Isbn Type
(paperback : acid-free paper)
Lccn
2012931281
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps (some color)
System control number
  • 784579915
  • (OCoLC)784579915
Label
Star maps : history, artistry, and cartography, Nick Kanas
Publication
Note
First edition published 2007. Reprinted with corrections 2009
Bar code
  • 31223114287007
  • 31223114287015
  • 31223114287049
  • 31223114287031
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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 -- Color plate gallery -- Appendix A: Collecting celestial maps and prints -- Appendix B: Supplementary reference catalog -- Appendix C: Indices of major constellation atlases -- Appendix D: The British Library "King's" edition -- Appendix E: Glossary
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
Second edition.
Extent
xxxv, 528 pages
Isbn
9781461409168
Isbn Type
(paperback : acid-free paper)
Lccn
2012931281
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps (some color)
System control number
  • 784579915
  • (OCoLC)784579915

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