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The stars : a new way to see them

Author: H A Rey
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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A beginner's comprehensive guide to the stars, presenting the constellations in shapes that correspond sensibly to their names. Includes forty charts of the skies through the seasons.
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Genre/Form: Literature
Handbooks, manuals, etc
Observers' manuals
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: H A Rey
ISBN: 9780547132792 0547132794 9780547132808 0547132808 9780544763432 0544763432 9780544763449 0544763440
OCLC Number: 221152691
Notes: Issued with "General chart of the sky at latitude 40 degrees north" (on inside of sheet 67 x 57 cm. fold. to 29 x 67 cm. as book jacket).
Description: 160 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: pt. I. Shapes in the sky. --
pt. II. Meet the constellations. --
pt. III. The stars through the year. --
pt. IV. Some whys and hows --
Index/Glossary --
Universal sky chart.
Responsibility: by H.A. Rey.
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"The Stars is the best book available for its purpose. It is also a brilliant example of the combined use of art and writing in bringing science to the layman." Saturday Review

 
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