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Astrology and Astronomy: A Pictorial Archive of Signs and Symbols (Dover Pictorial Archive)

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Publisher Comments:

Symbols associated with the heavens are featured in this fascinating volume. As enchanting to browse through as a rare, old manuscript, the text contains astrological and astronomical illustrations gathered from around the world, including depictions of the planets, Milky Way, signs of the zodiac, the celestial sphere, ancient and modern constellations, comets and meteors, asteroids, and other phenomena. An absorbing glimpse into the startling world of primitive and modern astronomy.

Synopsis:

More than 300 rare engravings and woodcut illustrations of astrological and astronomical subjects from around the world. Striking depictions of planets, the Milky Way, signs of the zodiac, comets, meteors, and other phenomena accompany a treasure trove of stories, lore, and mythical explanations of the nature and origin of astronomical phenomena.

Synopsis:

More than 300 rare engravings and woodcut illustrations of astrological and astronomical subjects from around the world. Striking depictions of planets, the Milky Way, signs of the zodiac, comets, meteors, and other phenomena accompany a treasure trove of stories, lore, and mythical explanations of the nature and origin of astronomical phenomena.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486439815
Subtitle:
A Pictorial Archive of Signs and Symbols
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Author:
Lehner, Ernst
Author:
Lehner, Johanna
Author:
Lehner, Ernst And Johanna
Subject:
History
Subject:
Astronomy
Subject:
Clip Art
Subject:
Astronomy - General
Subject:
Constellations
Subject:
Astronomy -- History.
Subject:
astrological symbols
Subject:
astronomical clip art
Subject:
Dover
Subject:
General-General
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Pictorial Archive
Publication Date:
20050308
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Over 300 Woodcuts and Engravings
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
11 x 8.38 in 1.28 lb

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More than 300 rare engravings and woodcut illustrations of astrological and astronomical subjects from around the world. Striking depictions of planets, the Milky Way, signs of the zodiac, comets, meteors, and other phenomena accompany a treasure trove of stories, lore, and mythical explanations of the nature and origin of astronomical phenomena.
"Synopsis" by ,
More than 300 rare engravings and woodcut illustrations of astrological and astronomical subjects from around the world. Striking depictions of planets, the Milky Way, signs of the zodiac, comets, meteors, and other phenomena accompany a treasure trove of stories, lore, and mythical explanations of the nature and origin of astronomical phenomena.
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