A Photographic Atlas of Selected Regions of the Milky Way

Edward Emerson Barnard, Gerald Orin Dobek


Edward Emerson Barnard's Photographic Atlas of chosen areas of the Milky manner was once 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 manner, descriptive textual content, charts, and information. in simple terms 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 includes excessive answer photographs of the unique photographic plates and charts, reordered to be able to be visible jointly. it's 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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