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Original 1856 13 1/2 inch x 10 5/8 inch chromolithographic chart titled ASTRONOMY PLATE 13

Illustrations include: Maps of the Stars No. 2.

From ‘A School Atlas of Astronomy – A complete series of illustrations of the Heavenly Bodies drawn with the greatest care, from original and authentic documents’ by Alex. Keith Johnston, edited by J.R. Hind and published in 1856 by William Blackwood and Sons, Edinburgh and London .

Alexander Keith Johnston, FRSE FRGS FGS FEGS LLD (1804 – 1871) was a Scottish geographer and cartographer. He was born at Kirkhill near Edinburgh. After an education at the high school and the University of Edinburgh he was apprenticed to an engraver; and in 1826 joined his brother in a printing and engraving business, forming the well-known cartographical firm of W. and A. K. Johnston.

John Russell Hind FRS FRSE LLD (1823 – 1895) was an English astronomer and one of the early discoverers of asteroids.

Image size 11 1/2 inch x 8 3/4 inch

This is a folding chart in very good condition. Reverse side blank.

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