December 10, 2012

A library paper punch adds stars to illustrated constellations.

From Salt-water Poems and Ballads by John Masefiel (1916). Original from Harvard University. Digitized March 27, 2006.

December 10, 2012
Neon moiré (with observing astronomer).
The frontispiece to The Story of the Sun, Moon, and Stars by Agnes Giberne (1908). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized June 22, 2006.

Neon moiré (with observing astronomer).

The frontispiece to The Story of the Sun, Moon, and Stars by Agnes Giberne (1908). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized June 22, 2006.

December 10, 2012

Hybrid star charts (plates left folded).

From p. 202 of The Friendly Stars by Martha Evans Martin (1909). Original from Harvard University. Digitized March 24, 2008.

August 18, 2011
Diagram of the constellations left folded, half-covered with torn tissue paper.
From First Principles of Natural Philosophy by James Renwick (1842). [Here]

Diagram of the constellations left folded, half-covered with torn tissue paper.

From First Principles of Natural Philosophy by James Renwick (1842). [Here]