Rare Books: Astronomy

Dates

Wednesday, 19 September 2018 - 10:30am to 12:30pm

Price

  • General admission: $16.65

Price includes fees.

Location

State Library of New South Wales
Sydney
NSW
2000

Applied Filters

  • Series
  • Talk
  • Lifelong learning

Astronomy and its field of study was changed significantly by the invention of printing andmany ancient and medieval astronomical texts were published before the close of the 15th century. Using the new technology of printing also allowed for the development and production of celestial globes. Hear about this fascinating subject and see beautiful items from the Library rare books collection, including an 18th century celestial globe.

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