Walker, C. B. F.
Title Astronomy Before the Telescope
Book Condition Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Edition First American Edition
Publisher New York St Martins Press 1996
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."