Maps The figure of the World.
Active 2nd Century
- The figure of the World.
- Subject Headings
- - Ptolemy,--active 2nd century
- - Copernicus, Nicolaus,--1473-1543
- - Brahe, Tycho,--1546-1601
- - Descartes, René,--1596-1650
- - Astronomy
- - Stars
- - Universe
- - In upper right corner: p. 2.
- - Systeme Mundi secundum Copernicum -- Secundum Cartesium -- Secundem Tichonem Brahium -- Systema Ptolomei, according to the system of Ptolomee who holds that the Earth is unmoveable in the center of the World.
- - includes text and 4 diagrams.
- - Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
- - LC copy has red-bordered label affixed to verso, with 516/1 written in ink. Left margin trimmed. DLC
- 4 maps on 1 sheet ; 12 cm diameter or smaller, sheet 21 x 34 cm
- Call Number
- G3190 1650 .F5
- Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
- Digital Id
- g3180 ct003812 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g3180.ct003812
- Library of Congress Catalog Number
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Finding Our Place in the Cosmos: from Galileo to Sagan and Beyond
Geography and Map Division