first edition Boards
2023 · Hanover, NH
by Manasek, Francis J.; Sheehan, William (preface)
Hanover, NH: Bragg Hill Press, 2023. First Revised Edition. Boards. Fine. First Revised Edition. xvii,[1-blank],357,[1-blank], pages. 11 1/4 x 8 3/4 inches. Pictorial paper boards. 80 lb satin paper printed in black ink. Profusely illustrated. For international orders, due to weight we must send international priority shipping not first class. Boards. Although not a linear chronology of lunar mapping, this book is the most comprehensive and detailed study of printed Moon maps viewed as discrete cultural artifacts. The maps are grouped in functional categories and discussed in relation to their technological and social context. The author relates Moon maps to the history of cartography and this work will appeal to astronomers, historians of cartography, science and scientific illustration.
Preface by Bill Sheehan, Introduction, ten illustrated chapters covering printing, telescopes, in-depth studies of lunar maps, very detailed illustrations, summary and discussion. The bibliography contains over 300 entries. Previously issued as a PDF, this hardcover edition has a revised intro, new discussion, additional citations, errors corrected re figure legends, dates, and several conclusions revised. Several citation forms corrected.
(the above content notes directly from the author)
NOTE: this book packaged shipping weighs 4lbs 4oz and may require additional shipping charges.
(Inventory #: 29085)