Harvard tour: Title page of "Historiae coelestis"

Posted by David Eicher
on Tuesday, September 24, 2013

By David J. Eicher

The title page of the incredibly rare pirated edition of John Flamsteed’s Historiae coelestis, produced under the guidance of Isaac Newton and Edmond Halley in 1712, against Flamsteed’s wishes; Owen Gingerich Collection, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, photographed September 20, 2013.

Related blog: A visit with Owen Gingerich, part 2

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