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Geared to the Stars: The Evolution of Planetariums - King, Henry C.; Millburn, J - 1978. [1215046]
University of Toronto Press, 1978. 442 pages. Extensive footnotes, glossary, bibliography and index. Over three hundred black and white illustrations. "Traces the complete history of geared planetary machines from the inventions of Archimedes to the astronomical clocks of the present day... The only work of its kind... Concerned not only with the machines themselves but also with the craftsmen who made them and the uses to which they were put." - from dust jacket. Moderate wear to clean and unmarked book. Binding intact. Minor moisture - induced undulating to inner portion of bottom edge of first 110 pages or so. Above - average wear to dust jacket now preserved in archival - grade Brodart. A sound copy of this masterful treatise.
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