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      Rare Books: Astronomy in Sydney

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      September 19, 2018

      Wednesday  10:30 AM

      State Library of New South Wales , Macquarie St
      Sydney, New South Wales

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      Rare Books: Astronomy

      Astronomy and its field of study was changed significantly by the invention of printing andmany ancient and medieval astronomical texts were published before the close of the 15th century. Using the new technology of printing also allowed for the development and production of celestial globes. Hear about this fascinating subject and see beautiful items from the Library rare books collection, including an 18th century celestial globe.

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