Rare Books and Glass Plates

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Rare Books and Glass Plates – illustrations from Rare Books and other objects in the U.S. Naval Observatory Library Collection. An amusing collection with great images. Take a look too: Uranometria Bayer’s Uranometria was the first star atlas of its kind. It includes a fully engraved title page and a series of 51 maps. (via BibliOdyssey)

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