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Astronomy Before the Telescope, Walker, C. B. F.

Author Name    Walker, C. B. F.

Title   Astronomy Before the Telescope

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket

Edition   First American Edition

Publisher   New York St Martins Press 1996

ISBN Number    0312154070 / 9780312154073

Seller ID   16922

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."

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Price = 32.50 CDN

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