|Title:||Astronomy Before the Telescope|
|Authors:||C. B. F. Walker|
|Publication date:||Oct. 1 1997|
|Number of pages:||352|
The stars and their changing patterns in the night sky have fascinated mankind since earliest times. This comprehensive and authoritative study of the world astronomy before 1609 is a superb foundation for anyone interested in our first footsteps into the cosmic realm. 140 photos, 20 in color.