Item #5148 Ancient Calendars and Constellations. Emmeline M. Plunket.
Ancient Calendars and Constellations

Ancient Calendars and Constellations

London: John Murray, 1903. First edition. 8vo, [vii], xvi, [1], 263, [4]. 29 illustrations, plates, 10 of them folding. Index, publisher's ads at rear. Original red cloth decorated and lettered in gilt. Joints, spine ends, and corners rubbed and starting to fray in a couple spots. A couple unobtrusive library stamps, few marginal notations, rear endpaper missing, else clean and complete internally.
Profusely illustrated work from Emmeline Mary Plunket (1835-?) which explores how astronomical observances influenced religion and belief systems of the Greeks, Egyptians, Persians, and other ancient civilizations.  An uncommon book. Item #5148

Price: $150.00

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