1810 Astronomy Illustrated (1810)

Greig

Astrography, or the Heavens Displayed on a New Plan

Published: 1810

Date: 1810

Astrography, or the Heavens Displayed on a New Plan by John Greig, published by Kent, London 1810. In a new full leather binding, size 18 by 11 cm. 224 pages and a 16-page introduction. Includes a folding map of the heavens depicted in two hemispheres, plus many engravings. The engravings are mainly of the various stars and constellations in the form of graphic representations in the form of birds, fish, hunters and mythical beasts. Title and date are gold stamped to the spine. New endpapers. Some minor foxing and small nicks to the front edge of the map, but otherwise Good to VG condition. Further images available.

Illustrated
Engravings and star map

Condition
Good to VG

Binding
Full leather

£235

Offered by Arthur Hook