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    • Almagestum Novum, De Spæra mundi in communi, p. 1 

      Riccioli, Giovanni Battista, 1598-1671 (1651)
      Almagstum novum was one of the earliest published books on astronomy. Riccioli  gave names to craters and mountains on the moon. Most of the names are still in use. A competent astronomer and Jesuit priest, Riccoli published ...
    • Almagestum Novum, fig. 6, p. 204 

      Riccioli, Giovanni Battista, 1598-1671 (1651)
      Almagstum novum was one of the earliest published books on astronomy. Riccioli  gave names to craters and mountains on the moon. Most of the names are still in use. A competent astronomer and Jesuit priest, Riccoli published ...
    • Almagestum Novum, figs. 7-10, Liber quartus de Luna, p. 204 

      Riccioli, Giovanni Battista, 1598-1671 (1651)
      Almagstum novum was one of the earliest published books on astronomy. Riccioli  gave names to craters and mountains on the moon. Most of the names are still in use. A competent astronomer and Jesuit priest, Riccoli published ...
    • Almagestum Novum, frontispiece 

      Riccioli, Giovanni Battista, 1598-1671 (1651)
      Almagstum novum was one of the earliest published books on astronomy. Riccioli  gave names to craters and mountains on the moon. Most of the names are still in use. A competent astronomer and Jesuit priest, Riccoli published ...
    • Almagestum Novum, title page 

      Riccioli, Giovanni Battista, 1598-1671 (1651)
      Almagstum novum was one of the earliest published books on astronomy. Riccioli  gave names to craters and mountains on the moon. Most of the names are still in use. A competent astronomer and Jesuit priest, Riccoli published ...
    • Atlas Celeste de Flamsteed, Cancer star chart 

      Flamsteed, John, 1646-1719 (1795)
      John Flamstéed was the first astronomer royal to King Charles II and the founder of the Royal Greenwich Observatory. This is the third edition of his star atlas. Flamstéed's method of determining right ascensions has been ...
    • Atlas Celeste de Flamsteed, Hemispere star chart 

      Flamsteed, John, 1646-1719 (1795)
      John Flamstéed was the first astronomer royal to King Charles II and the founder of the Royal Greenwich Observatory. This is the third edition of his star atlas. Flamstéed's method of determining right ascensions has been ...
    • Atlas Celeste de Flamsteed, Hercule star chart 

      Flamsteed, John, 1646-1719 (1795)
      John Flamstéed was the first astronomer royal to King Charles II and the founder of the Royal Greenwich Observatory. This is the third edition of his star atlas. Flamstéed's method of determining right ascensions has been ...
    • Atlas Celeste de Flamsteed, Orion star chart 

      Flamsteed, John, 1646-1719 (1795)
      John Flamstéed was the first astronomer royal to King Charles II and the founder of the Royal Greenwich Observatory. This is the third edition of his star atlas. Flamstéed's method of determining right ascensions has been ...
    • Atlas Celeste de Flamsteed, Sagittaire star chart 

      Flamsteed, John, 1646-1719 (1795)
      John Flamstéed was the first astronomer royal to King Charles II and the founder of the Royal Greenwich Observatory. This is the third edition of his star atlas. Flamstéed's method of determining right ascensions has been ...
    • Atlas Celeste de Flamsteed, title page 

      Flamsteed, John, 1646-1719 (1795)
      John Flamstéed was the first astronomer royal to King Charles II and the founder of the Royal Greenwich Observatory. This is the third edition of his star atlas. Flamstéed's method of determining right ascensions has been ...
    • Choice bits 

      First Methodist Church (Houston, Tex.) Bluebird Circle. (1900)
      Compiled by the Bluebird Circle of the First Methodist Church of Houston. Originally published in Houston, circa 1960.
    • Crockett's Almanac 

      Crockett, Davy, 1786-1836; American Almanac Collection (Library of Congress) DLC (1846)
    • De le Stelle Fisse Star Map 

      Piccolomini, Alessandro, 1508-1578 (1579)
      Piccolomini produced the first star atlas for the general reader.  This early edition marks an important develop in the form in which celestial knowledge was conveyed. The work introduced the system of stellar nomenclature, ...
    • De le Stelle Fisse, title page 

      Piccolomini, Alessandro, 1508-1578 (1579)
      Piccolomini produced the first star atlas for the general reader.  This early edition marks an important develop in the form in which celestial knowledge was conveyed. The work introduced the system of stellar nomenclature, ...
    • De mundi et sphaerae ac utriusque partium declaratione : cum planetis et variis signis historiatis. 

      Hyginus (1517)
      The Poeticon Astronomicon is the first printed representation of the constellations, signs of the zodiac, and the planets. The authorship of the book is attributed to Hyginus, who may have been a Latin didactic poet living ...
    • De mundi et sphaerae ac utriusque partium declaratione : cum planetis et variis signis historiatis; sphere bundi 

      Hyginus (1517)
      The Poeticon Astronomicon is the first printed representation of the constellations, signs of the zodiac, and the planets. The authorship of the book is attributed to Hyginus, who may have been a Latin didactic poet living ...
    • De natvr‘ divinis characterismis, divine 

      Gemma, Cornelius, 1535-1579 (1575)
      Widely read illustrated work on prodigies and other marvels of nature, including observations and illustrations of monsters, comets, and mineralogical specimens. 
    • De natvr‘ divinis characterismis, schema 

      Gemma, Cornelius, 1535-1579 (1575)
      Widely read illustrated work on prodigies and other marvels of nature, including observations and illustrations of monsters, comets, and mineralogical specimens.