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Universe : exploring the astronomical world.

Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London : Phaidon Press Limited, c2017Description: 350 pages : illustrations (chiefly colour), facsimiles ; 30 centimetres.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780714874616 (hbk.); 0714874612.Subject(s): Cosmology -- History | Cosmology, Ancient | Astronomy -- History | UniverseSummary: Explore the stars and planets and beyond through 300 fascinating images - an international panel of experts take you on a journey through man's record of the universe - from ancient cave paintings to animation. Universe is a groundbreaking survey that celebrates the popular subject of astronomy through 300 images created by those who have tried to understand - or who have been inspired by - the beauty and mystery of stars, planets, and beyond. Carefully chosen by an international panel of experts and arranged to highlight thought-provoking contrasts and similarities, the selection includes paintings, photographs, sculpture, animation, prints, sketches, and digital renderings with iconic works by renowned photographers, artists, and astronomers alongside previously unpublished finds.-- Source other than Library of Congress.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 338) and index.

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