BRUNNER, B: Moon: A Brief History

Brunner, Bernd. Moon: A Brief History. Yale University Press, 2010. ISBN: 9780300177695. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#31205) $12.00

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Black-and-white illustrations. 291p. Index. Drawing on materials from different cultures and epochs, Brunner walks readers down a moonlit path illuminated by more than seventy-five vintage photographs and illustrations.

V & A: Signs of the Zodiac (Small Picture Book No. 61)

Signs of the Zodiac (Small Picture Book No. 61), book coverVictoria and Albert Museum. Signs of the Zodiac (Small Picture Book No. 61). Her Majesty’s Stationery Office, 1978. ISBN: 0112901077. Unmarked. Very Good. Booklet (Saddle Stitched). (#29321)

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Reproduced from Poeticon Astronomicon by C.J. Hyginus (Venice, 1485) and De Magnis Copiunctionibus by Albumasar (Augsburg, 1489). 28p. Measures 6 inches square.

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BIGGS, RD: Journal of Near Eastern Studies (Vol 43, April 1984, No 2)

Biggs, Robert D. (editor). Journal of Near Eastern Studies (Vol 43, April 1984, No 2). University of Chicago Press, 1984. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#28696) $16.00

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Illustrated. Articles include “You Can’t offer your sacrifice and Eat it too: A polemical poem from the Aramaic text in Demotic Script” by Steiner and Nims, “New Evidence for the History of Astrology” by Rochberg-Halton, “The Travels of the Ark: A Religio-Political Composition” by Ahlstrom, “A Marriage Deed from ‘Wardunia of Baghdad'” by Golb, “Muhammad Iqbal and Ataturk’s Reforms” by Rahman, and book reviews. pp89-168.