by Peter Aughton. Published by Quercus, London, 2008. First edition, first printing. Hardcover, illustrated boards with matching dust jacket. Quarto. 222pp. Illustrated. Fine in Fine dust jacket.
“From the ancient origins of astronomy to the Copernican revolution, and from Galileo to Hawking’s research into black holes, The Story of Astronomy charts the discoveries of some of the greatest minds in human history, and their attempts to unveil the secrets of the stars.”