Scans from the Harmonia Macrocosmica by Andreas Cellarius, originally published in /1 and reprinted by Schenk and Valk (Taschen, ) by Andreas Cellarius, with intro by Peter Van Gent. A collection of maps from the Golden Age of celestial cartography, this book by. Andreas Cellarius: Harmonia Macrocosmica [Robert Van Gent] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The divine sky: History’s most beautiful.

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Lists with This Book. Harmonia Macrocosmicaplease sign up. From the Publisher Though these beautiful maps have become famous by being depicted on postcards, calendars, portfolios, and even mouse pads, they have rarely been reproduced in book form and never with such comprehensive descriptions and details as this TASCHEN edition.

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First published in in macrcosmica Harmonia Macrocosmica, the complete 29 double-folio maps and dozens of unusual details reproduced here depict the world systems of Claudius PtolemyNicolaus Copernicusand Tycho Brahethe motions of the sun, the moon, and harmoina planets, and the delineation of the constellations in various views.


Introduction and explaining text in english, german, and french of the original in latin, by Dutch specialist of the history of astronomy at the University of Utrecht. From Wikimedia Commons, the harmohia media repository. These are glorious reproductions of paintings of the zodiac, solar system, and planets by Andreas Cellarius It transports you into the inner and outer workings of the cosmos in a Hermetic mode and a romantic style.

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Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Of the various engravers macrcoosmica authors who worked on the plates of the atlas, only two have harmnia their work. Gonzalo rated it it was amazing Aug 06, Cellarius Harmonia Macrocosmica – Planisphaerium Copernicanum. This book is amazing, the binding- by Taschen- is as high quality as I have seen, and this matters macrocomica lot with such a book that involves many graphics and is overall a visual enterprise to read.

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Cellarius’s exquisite renditions of the constellations will excite the astronomer in anyone.

Published September 1st by Taschen first published January I have purchased several Taschen books and now consider them to be a useful resource, as useful as having an old mentor. Bronwyn marked it as to-read Jan 19, Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews.

Harmonia Macrocosmica Frontispiece from the edition. If you are a seller for this product, would you macrocosmicz to suggest updates through seller support? If you are interested illminated manuscripts, astronomy history, mythology, early scientific understanding of the heavens Maciek Piasecki rated it it macrocoemica amazing Nov 11, He has published on the history of astronomy, celestial cartography, and astronomical instruments.

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