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Uranographia Britannica / John Bevis
Bib ID 8046825
Format MapMap [cartographic image, text, volume]
Author
Bevis, John, 1693-1771, compiler
 
Scale Scale not given. 
Description London : John Bevis, 1750 
1 atlas ([i] leaf, li leaves of plates) : illustrations, maps ; 38.8 cm 
Notes

Celestial atlas showing the nominal constellation and surrounding figures of each plate. Also shows three extinct stars: the nova of 1670 in Vulpeca, M29 in Cygnus, and a star not identifiable by modern science in Ursa Minor; Tycho's nova of 1572 in Cassiopeia; and Kepler's star of 1604 in Ophiuchus.

National Library of Australia's copy has annotations in the atlas

Title from spine.

On each plate is a different dedication by the author.

Includes index.

Described in K.J. Kilburn, J.M. Pasachoff & O. Gingerich, The forgotten star atlas: John Bevis's Uranographia Britannica, Journal of the History of Astronomy, vol. 34, 2003, pp. 125-144.

Subjects Astronomy -- Charts, diagrams, etc. -- Early works to 1800.  |  Constellations -- Maps -- Early works to 1800.  |  Atlases -- England -- Early works to 1800.
Time Coverage 1750 
Form/genre Atlases.  |  Celestial chart.

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