Expeditions and Discoveries: Sponsored Exploration and Scientific Discovery in the Modern Age Harvard Libraries Expeditions Home Image Info
Title
Neue Himmelsbeschreibung oder sehr leichte Methode die Sternbilder durch die äußere Gestalt der vornehmsten Sterne unter denselben kennen zu lernen
Scale
not given.
Name/Creator
Walchscher Kunstverlag, creator
Walch, Johannes.
HOLLIS IDDigital ObjectLocation
Harvard Map Collection

Networked Resource
Place of Origin
Augsburg
Publisher
im Walschen kunstverlag
Language
German
Description
1 map : hand col. ; on sheet 55 x 64 cm.
Form/Genre
cartographic

map
Subject
Celestial sphere -- Discovery and exploration -- Maps -- Early works to 1800 ;  Stars -- Classification -- Maps -- Early works to 1800 ;  Celestial reference systems -- Maps -- Early works to 1800

Category
Maps

Early astronomy (pre-1800)

Constellations

Note
Shows double hemispheric with polar projection and calendar-table of constellations.

Includes 2 poems: 1 in Latin by Manilius, 1 in German by Haller.