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100 1  Brooke-Hitching, Edward,|eauthor. 
245 14 The sky atlas :|bthe greatest maps, myths, and discoveries
       of the universe /|cEdward Brooke-Hitching. 
264  1 San Francisco :|bChronicle Books,|c2020. 
264  4 |c©©2019 
300    255 pages :|billustrations (chiefly color) ;|c26 cm 
336    text|btxt|2rdacontent 
336    still image|bsti|2rdacontent 
337    unmediated|bn|2rdamedia 
338    volume|bnc|2rdacarrier 
500    "Originally published in Great Britain in 2019 by Simon & 
       Schuster UK Ltd., a CBS company."--Colophon. 
504    Includes bibliographical references (page 248) and index. 
505 00 |tThe ancient sky --|tThe medieval sky --|tThe scientific 
       sky --|tThe modern sky. 
520    "THE SKY ATLAS assembles some of the most beautiful maps 
       and charts ever created to understand the skies above us. 
       This richly illustrated treasury showcases the finest 
       examples of celestial cartography-a glorious art often 
       overlooked by modern map books-as well as medieval 
       manuscripts, masterpiece paintings, ancient star 
       catalogues, antique instruments, and other curiosities. 
       This is the sky as it has never been presented before: the
       realm of stars and planets, but also of gods, devils, 
       weather wizards, flying sailors, ancient aliens, 
       mythological animals, and rampaging spirits. Here are the 
       crystal cosmos of the ancient Greeks; the medieval sea, 
       sailed by ships above the clouds; Tibetan sky burials; 
       secret messages hidden in starlight, and much more. With 
       thrilling stories and gorgeous artwork, this remarkable 
       atlas explores our fascination with the sky across time 
       and cultures to form an extraordinary chronicle of cosmic 
       imagination and discovery"--|cProvided by publisher. 
520    "The Sky Atlas unveils some of the most beautiful maps and
       charts ever created during humankind's quest to map the 
       skies above us. This richly illustrated treasury showcases
       the finest examples of celestial cartography-a glorious 
       art often overlooked by modern map books-as well as 
       medieval manuscripts, masterpiece paintings, ancient star 
       catalogs, antique instruments, and other curiosities. This
       is the sky as it has never been presented before: the 
       realm of stars and planets, but also of gods, devils, 
       weather wizards, flying sailors, ancient aliens, 
       mythological animals, and rampaging spirits. Packed with 
       celestial maps, illustrations, and stories of places, 
       people, and creatures that different cultures throughout 
       history have observed or imagined in the heavens Readers 
       are taken on a tour of star-obsessed cultures around the 
       world, learning about Tibetan sky burials, star-covered 
       Inuit dancing coats, Mongolian astral prophets and Sir 
       William Herschel's 1781 discovery of Uranus, the first 
       planet to be found since antiquity. A gorgeous book that 
       delights stargazers and map lovers alikeWith thrilling 
       stories and gorgeous artwork, this remarkable atlas 
       explores our fascination with the sky across time and 
       cultures to form an extraordinary chronicle of cosmic 
       imagination and discovery.The Sky Atlas is a wonderful 
       book for map lovers, history buffs, and stargazers, but 
       also for those who are intrigued by the many wonderful and
       bizarre ways in which humans have sought to understand the
       cosmos and our place in it. A unique map book that expands
       beyond the terrestrial and into the celestial A wonderful 
       gift for map lovers, obscure-history fans, mythology buffs,
       and astrology and astronomy lovers Great for those who 
       enjoyed What We See in the Stars: An Illustrated Tour of 
       the Night Sky by Kelsey Oseid, Maps by Aleksandra 
       Mizielinska and Daniel Mizielinski, and Atlas of Remote 
       Islands: Fifty Islands I Have Never Set Foot On and Never 
       Will by Judith Schalansky"--|cProvided by publisher. 
650  0 Stars|vAtlases. 
650  0 Astronomy|xHistory. 
650  0 Astronomy|xHistory|vPictorial works. 
650  0 Astronomy|vCharts, diagrams, etc. 
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 95th Street Adult Nonfiction  520.9 BRO    AVAILABLE
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