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The stars in our heaven : myths and fables, Peter Lum, drawings by Anne Marie Jauss

Label
The stars in our heaven : myths and fables
Title
The stars in our heaven
Title remainder
myths and fables
Statement of responsibility
Peter Lum, drawings by Anne Marie Jauss
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A book of star mythology and legend, stories about the constellations and the interpretations of the Chinese, the Babylonians, and the Norsemen of what they saw in the heavens. There are 24 full-page illustrations and diagrams with correct star map into which has been drawn the mythological figures and images
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1911-1983
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lum, Peter
Dewey number
291.2127
Illustrations
charts
Index
no index present
LC call number
  • GR625
  • J291 L
LC item number
.L8 1948
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Stars
  • Constellations
Label
The stars in our heaven : myths and fables, Peter Lum, drawings by Anne Marie Jauss
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Northern stars. Ursa minor: the little bear -- Draco: the dragon -- Ursa major: the great bear -- The circumpolar stars -- The princess and the whale (Andromeda, Cassiopeia, Cepheus, Perseus, Pegasus) -- Auriga: the charioteer -- Boötes: the herdsman -- Corona Borealis: the northern crown -- Hercules -- Ophiuchus and Serpens: the serpent-bearer and the serpent -- Lyra: the harp -- Aquila: the eagle -- Cygnus: the swan -- Delphinus: the dolphin -- The zodiac -- The Zodiacal constellations. Aries: the ram -- Taurus: the bull (the hyades, the pleiades) -- Gemini: the twins -- Cancer: the crab -- Leo: the lion -- Virgo: the virgin -- Libra: the scales -- Scorpio: the scorpion -- Sagittarius: the archer, and Centaurus: the centaur -- The sea (Aquarius: the water-carrier, Capricornus: the goat-fish, Pisces: the fishes, Piscis Australis: the southern fish, Eridanus: the river of heaven, Cetus: the whale) -- Southern stars. Orion: the giant warrior -- Canis major and Canis minor: the great dog, and the little dog Hydra, Corvus, and Crater: the snake, the raven, and the cup -- Argo and the southern stars -- The milky way, or galaxy
Control code
ocm01069878
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
245 pages
Lccn
48010648
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
charts
System control number
(OCoLC)01069878
Label
The stars in our heaven : myths and fables, Peter Lum, drawings by Anne Marie Jauss
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Northern stars. Ursa minor: the little bear -- Draco: the dragon -- Ursa major: the great bear -- The circumpolar stars -- The princess and the whale (Andromeda, Cassiopeia, Cepheus, Perseus, Pegasus) -- Auriga: the charioteer -- Boötes: the herdsman -- Corona Borealis: the northern crown -- Hercules -- Ophiuchus and Serpens: the serpent-bearer and the serpent -- Lyra: the harp -- Aquila: the eagle -- Cygnus: the swan -- Delphinus: the dolphin -- The zodiac -- The Zodiacal constellations. Aries: the ram -- Taurus: the bull (the hyades, the pleiades) -- Gemini: the twins -- Cancer: the crab -- Leo: the lion -- Virgo: the virgin -- Libra: the scales -- Scorpio: the scorpion -- Sagittarius: the archer, and Centaurus: the centaur -- The sea (Aquarius: the water-carrier, Capricornus: the goat-fish, Pisces: the fishes, Piscis Australis: the southern fish, Eridanus: the river of heaven, Cetus: the whale) -- Southern stars. Orion: the giant warrior -- Canis major and Canis minor: the great dog, and the little dog Hydra, Corvus, and Crater: the snake, the raven, and the cup -- Argo and the southern stars -- The milky way, or galaxy
Control code
ocm01069878
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
245 pages
Lccn
48010648
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
charts
System control number
(OCoLC)01069878

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