Astronomy Before the Telescope

By: Walker, C. B. F.

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Only slight wear ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; B&W Illustrations; 9.70 X 7.60 X 1.10 inches; 352 pages; "The changing patterns of stars in the night sky have fascinated mankind since earliest times. In the 17th century BC the Babylonians were recording the movements of Venus. Even earlier the Egyptians used the regular movements of the stars to measure time and to devise a calendar of 365 days."

Title: Astronomy Before the Telescope

Author Name: Walker, C. B. F.

Categories: Science, Astronomy,

Edition: First American Edition

Publisher: New York, St Martins Press: 1996

ISBN Number: 0312154070

ISBN Number 13: 9780312154073

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket

Seller ID: 16922

Keywords: babylon Egypt