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Atlas coelestis [cartographic material] / by the late Reverend Mr. John Flamsteed, Regius Professor of Astronomy at Greenwich
Bib ID 4854772
Format MapMap
Author
Flamsteed, John, 1646-1719
 
Scale Scale not given. 
Description London : [s.n.], Printed in the year 1729 
1 atlas ([2] leaves, 9 p., [1] leaf, 27 leaves of plates) : maps, port. ; 55 x 41 cm. (fol.) 
Full contents
  • 1. Aries
  • 2. Taurus
  • 3. [Untitled, showing Gemini centrally]
  • 4. Cancer
  • 5. Leo
  • 6. Virgo
  • 7. Libra
  • 8. Sagittarius
  • 9. [Aquarius]
  • 10. Pisces
 
Notes

27 celestial maps.

Dedicated to George II King of Great Britain, France & Ireland. Dedication signed: Margaret Flamsteed, James Hodgson.

Engr. frontispiece portrait: Johannes Flamsteedius. Frontispiece signed: T. Gibson, pinx, 1712 and Geo. Vertue Sculp. 1721. Engr. title vignette, head and tail pieces. Title vignette signed: J.B Catenaro In. et deli and L. du Guernier Sculp.

Signatures (text): pi²pi (superscript)A²B²x² (interpolation)

Includes list of subscribers.

Library's copy on back endpaper has the bookplate of Lord Waddington (Christopher Henry Beaumont Pease, 1924-2005)

Library's copy includes original leather spine title and detailed description of Atlas and index to plates tipped in onto back inside cover.

Subjects Stars -- Early works to 1800.  |  Stars -- Charts, diagrams, etc. -- Early works to 1800.  |  Astronomy -- Early works to 1800.  |  Astronomy -- Charts, diagrams, etc. -- Early works to 1800.
Other authors/contributors Flamsteed, Margaret, 1670-1730  |  Hodgson, James, 1672-1755
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