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The New Patterns in the Sky: Myths and Legends of the Stars
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher McDonald & Woodward Pub Co
Publication date March 1, 1988
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780939923045
ISBN-10 0939923041
Dimensions 0.75 by 6 by 9 in.
Weight 1.15 lbs.
Original list price $27.95
Other format details university press
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Summary
Provides astronomical data on the constellations and relates myths and legends associated with each one.
Amazon.com description: Product Description: The New Patterns in the Sky, a modern classic in the literature of star lore, is a comprehensive collection of myths, legends, and historical notes about each of the 88 constellations and the sun, moon, Milky Way, and shooting stars. Written for the non-specialist and widely respected by professional planetarians, this book provides a substantive review of the familiar star lore that has developed among the world's cultures. A classic in astronomy, this book describes the rich body of celestial lore that has developed among the world's cultures.

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Hardcover
Book cover for 9780939923106
 
from McDonald & Woodward Pub Co (June 1, 1988)
9780939923106 | details & prices | 6.25 × 9.50 × 1.00 in. | 1.55 lbs | List price $24.95
About: The New Patterns in the Sky, a modern classic in the literature of star lore, is a comprehensive collection of myths, legends, and historical notes about each of the 88 constellations and the sun, moon, Milky Way, and shooting stars.
Paperback
Book cover for 9780939923045
 
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from McDonald & Woodward Pub Co (March 1, 1988); titled "The New Patterns in the Sky: Myths and Legends of the Stars"
9780939923045 | details & prices | 6.00 × 9.00 × 0.75 in. | 1.15 lbs | List price $27.95
About: Provides astronomical data on the constellations and relates myths and legends associated with each one.

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