A Photographic Atlas of Selected Regions of the Milky Way

By Edward Emerson Barnard, Gerald Orin Dobek

Edward Emerson Barnard's Photographic Atlas of chosen areas of the Milky approach used to be initially released in volumes in 1927. jointly those volumes contained a wealth of knowledge, together with photographic plates of the main attention-grabbing parts of the Milky means, descriptive textual content, charts, and information. merely seven hundred copies have been revealed, making the unique variation a collector's merchandise. Reproduced in print for the 1st time, this variation combines either volumes of Barnard's Atlas. It without delay replicates Barnard's textual content, and comprises excessive solution pictures of the unique photographic plates and charts, reordered in order to be obvious jointly. it is also a biography of Barnard and his paintings, a Foreword and Addendum by way of Gerald Orin Dobek describing the significance of the Atlas and additions to this quantity, and a pull-out part with a mosaic of all 50 plates mixed in one landscape.

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