Non-Fiction Books:

Field Book of the Stars

Format

Paperback

Customer rating

Click to share your rating 0 ratings (0.0/5.0 average) Thanks for your vote!

Share this product

A Field Book of the Stars by William Tyler Olcott
$60.99
In stock with supplier

The item is brand new and in-stock in with one of our preferred suppliers. The item will ship from the Mighty Ape warehouse within the timeframe shown below.

Usually ships within 2-3 weeks

Availability

Delivering to:

Estimated arrival:

  • Around 5-10 December using standard courier delivery

Description

1907. With Fifty Diagrams. From the Introduction: Considering the ease with which a knowledge of the constellations can be acquired, it seems a remarkable fact that so few are conversant with these time-honored configurations of the heavens. Aside from a knowledge of the Dipper and the Pleiades, the constellations to the vast majority, are utterly unknown. To facilitate and popularize if possible this fascinating recreation of stargazing the author has designed this field-book. It is limited in scope solely to that purpose, and all matter of a technical or theoretical nature has been omitted. The endeavor has been to include in these pages only such matter as the reader can observe with the naked eye, or an opera-glass. Simplicity and brevity have been aimed at, the main idea being that whatever is bulky or verbose is a hindrance rather than a help when actually engaged in the observation of the heavens. The constellations embraced in this manual are only those visible from the average latitude of the New England and Middle States, and owe their place in the particular season in which they are found to the fact that in that season they are favorably situated for observation. With this brief explanatory note of the purpose and design of the book, the author proceeds to outline the scheme of study. See other titles by this author available from Kessinger Publishing.
Release date NZ
January 11th, 2005
Country of Publication
United States
Imprint
Kessinger Publishing Co
Pages
180
Dimensions
152x229x10
ISBN-13
9781417902835
Product ID
1864614

Customer reviews

Nobody has reviewed this product yet. You could be the first!

Write a Review

Marketplace listings

There are no Marketplace listings available for this product currently.
Already own it? Create a free listing and pay just 9% commission when it sells!

Sell Yours Here

Help & options

  • If you think we've made a mistake or omitted details, please send us your feedback. Send Feedback
  • If you have a question or problem with this product, visit our Help section. Get Help
  • Seen a lower price for this product elsewhere? We'll do our best to beat it. Request a better price
Filed under...

Buy this and earn 294 Banana Points