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Text page from BL Harley 2506, f. 37v

Text page from BL Harley 2506, f. 37v

Text page. Image taken from f. 37v of Phaenomena (also known as the Aratea). Written in Latin.

Hare from BL Harley 2506, f. 41v

Hare from BL Harley 2506, f. 41v

Drawing of the Hare [Lepus], with the stars marked as red dots. Image taken from f. 41v of Phaenomena (also known as the Aratea). Written in Latin.

Image from BL Harley 2506, f. 42v

Image from BL Harley 2506, f. 42v

Image taken from f. 42v of Phaenomena (also known as the Aratea). Written in Latin.

Text page from BL Harley 2506, f. 45

Text page from BL Harley 2506, f. 45

Text page. Image taken from f. 45 of Phaenomena (also known as the Aratea). Written in Latin.

Drawing from BL Harley 2506, f. 40v

Drawing from BL Harley 2506, f. 40v

Drawing of Delphinus, the Dolphin, with the constellations marked as red dots. Image taken from f. 40v of Phaenomena (also known as the Aratea). Written in Latin.

Aquarius from BL Harley 2506, f. 36

Aquarius from BL Harley 2506, f. 36

Detail of a drawing of the constellation Aquarius. Image taken from f. 36 of Phaenomena (also known as the Aratea). Written in Latin.

Drawing from BL Harley 2506, f. 43v

Drawing from BL Harley 2506, f. 43v

Drawing of Ara, the Altar. Image taken from f. 43v of Phaenomena (also known as the Aratea). Written in Latin.

Arrow and eagle from BL Harley 2506, f. 40

Arrow and eagle from BL Harley 2506, f. 40

Drawing of an arrow, and of an eagle, with the constellations marked as red dots. Image taken from f. 40 of Phaenomena (also known as the Aratea). Written in Latin.

Image from BL Harley 2506, ff. 42v-43

Image from BL Harley 2506, ff. 42v-43

Image taken from ff. 42v-43 of Phaenomena (also known as the Aratea). Written in Latin.

Centaur and Hydra from BL Harley 2506, f. 44

Centaur and Hydra from BL Harley 2506, f. 44

Drawings of the constellations Centaur (Centaurus), stretching his hand towards the Altar, holding the Beast (Fera), and below, the Hydra. Image taken from f. 44 of Phaenomena (also known as the Aratea). Writt... more

Pisces from BL Harley 2506, f. 36v

Pisces from BL Harley 2506, f. 36v

Drawing of the constellation Pisces, with the stars picked out as red dots. Image taken from f. 36v of Phaenomena (also known as the Aratea). Written in Latin.

Eagle from BL Harley 2506, f. 40

Eagle from BL Harley 2506, f. 40

Detail of drawing of the eagle, with the constellations marked as red dots. Image taken from f. 40 of Phaenomena (also known as the Aratea). Written in Latin.

Orion from BL Harley 2506, f. 41

Orion from BL Harley 2506, f. 41

Drawing of Orion and his dog. Image taken from f. 41 of Phaenomena (also known as the Aratea). Written in Latin.

Drawing from BL Harley 2506, f. 37

Drawing from BL Harley 2506, f. 37

Drawing of Perseus holding Medusa's severed head, with red dots for the constellations. Image taken from f. 37 of Phaenomena (also known as the Aratea). Written in Latin.

Capricorn from BL Harley 2506, f. 39

Capricorn from BL Harley 2506, f. 39

Drawing of the constellation Capricorn, with the stars picked out as red dots. Image taken from f. 39 of Phaenomena (also known as the Aratea). Written in Latin.

Swan from BL Harley 2506, f. 38

Swan from BL Harley 2506, f. 38

Drawing of the Swan, or Bird (Cygnus). Image taken from f. 38 of Phaenomena (also known as the Aratea). Written in Latin.

Canis Major from BL Harley 2506, f. 44v

Canis Major from BL Harley 2506, f. 44v

Drawing of the constellation the dog, Canis Major, with the stars picked out as red dots. Image taken from f. 44v of Phaenomena (also known as the Aratea). Written in Latin.

Zodiac wheel from BL Royal 19 C I, f. 37

Zodiac wheel from BL Royal 19 C I, f. 37

Detail of a miniature of a zodiac wheel. Image taken from f. 37 of Breviari d'Amor. Written in French (Occitan) (Provencal).

Zodiac wheel from BL Royal 19 C I, f. 37

Zodiac wheel from BL Royal 19 C I, f. 37

Miniature of a zodiac wheel. Image taken from f. 37 of Breviari d'Amor. Written in French (Occitan) (Provencal).

Zodiac man from BL Eg 2188, f. 10

Zodiac man from BL Eg 2188, f. 10

Pen-drawing of a zodiac man. Image taken from f. 10 of Lectionary, with a calendar, and readings for Sundays and weekdays. Written in Dutch.

[A volvelle showing the movement of the moon throughout the calendar year]

[A volvelle showing the movement of the moon throughout the calendar y...

Illus. in: 1st ed. of Regiomontanus' Calendarium, Nuremburg, 1474. See: QJ, Jan. 1965. Reference copy may be in LOT 7007. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Cale... more

Du Temps

Du Temps

Medieval time wheel with twelve signs of zodiac; activities, usually related to plants or planting, for each month of the year; and center scene of woman in summer above man in winter. Illus. and text in: De pr... more

Astrology

Astrology

Parmigianino (Girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola) (Italian, Parma 1503–1540 Casalmaggiore)

[Blood-letting guide, with phases of moon and points from which blood is to be let keyed to nude figure]

[Blood-letting guide, with phases of moon and points from which blood ...

Illus. and text in: Der scaepherders kelengier / [Antwerpen : Gheprent bij W. Vorsterman, 1516] Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p. 136.

Astrology

Astrology

In Mariette Album, folio 40, top left Parmigianino (Girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola) (Italian, Parma 1503–1540 Casalmaggiore)

Astrology

Astrology

Anonymous, Italian, 17th century

Astrology

Astrology

Anonymous, Italian, 17th century

Astrology

Astrology

Anonymous, Italian, 17th century

The figure of the World.

The figure of the World.

In upper right corner: p. 2. includes text and 4 diagrams. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy has red-bordered label affixed to verso, with 516/1 written in ink. ... more

[Three maps of the cosmological systems of Ptolemy, Copernicus, and Brahe].

[Three maps of the cosmological systems of Ptolemy, Copernicus, and Br...

Title supplied by cataloger. Includes text. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy assembled from three separate maps, trimmed and mounted on sheet. LC copy imperfect... more

Planisphere celeste septentrional ; Planisphere celeste meridional  /

Planisphere celeste septentrional ; Planisphere celeste meridional /

Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

Planisphaerivm Aratevm sive Compages Orbivm Mvndanorvm ex hypothesi Aratea in plano expressa.

Planisphaerivm Aratevm sive Compages Orbivm Mvndanorvm ex hypothesi Ar...

Appears in Andreas Cellarius' Harmonia macrocosmica. Amstelodami : Apud Gerardum Valk & Petrum Schenk, 1708. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy accompanied by pho... more

[Four diagrams of Solar eclipses].

[Four diagrams of Solar eclipses].

Title devised by cataloger. Appears in: Universal Geography, Johanne Bunone, London, 1711. In upper right margin: p. 30. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy stamp... more

A scheme of the Solar system with the orbits of the planets and comets belonging thereto /

A scheme of the Solar system with the orbits of the planets and comets...

Includes text. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy annotated in ink on verso: Whiston's Solar System.

A scheme of the Solar system with the orbits of the planets and comets belonging thereto /

A scheme of the Solar system with the orbits of the planets and comets...

Includes text. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy stamped in blue ink in lower left margin: 82A. LC copy imperfect: Darkened, use-worn, losses along edges, mounte... more

[Summer]

[Summer]

LeBlanc, no. 117-120.

The chaos / B. Picart, dir. ; A. Diepenbeck, fig. ; B. Picart, del. 1731.

The chaos / B. Picart, dir. ; A. Diepenbeck, fig. ; B. Picart, del. 17...

Illustration showing the heavens in chaos at the origin of the world, with constellations (including 12 signs of the zodiac), fire, clouds, and wind. Also captioned in French, German, and Dutch. Illus. in: Le t... more

The Solar System, with the orbits of 5 remarkable comets.

The Solar System, with the orbits of 5 remarkable comets.

Appears in: A complete system of geography / Emanuel Bowen. London, 1747. 2 vol[s]. Includes diagrams of: Oblique sphere -- Right sphere -- Parallel sphere. Available also through the Library of Congress Web si... more

[Collection of nine images including astronomical instruments, celestial charts, and a world map].

[Collection of nine images including astronomical instruments, celesti...

Title devised by cataloger. English, French and Latin. James Ferguson article from Gent. Mag. March 1769. Nine printed images and two panels of printed text mounted on paper within hand drawn frames colored yel... more

Planisphaerium coeleste : secundum restitutionem Hevelianam et Hallejanam /

Planisphaerium coeleste : secundum restitutionem Hevelianam et Halleja...

Hevelius style, Eimmart format; hemispheres, ecliptic pole to ecliptic, with non-Ptolemaic constellations. Warner p. 164 Stamped in blue ink in lower left margin: 316A. Includes 6 diagrams and 4 globes and armi... more

Kujang chʻŏnsang yŏlchʻa punya chido.

Kujang chʻŏnsang yŏlchʻa punya chido.

Originally engraved in a stone stele in A.D. 1395. Several Korean scholars studied the chart and estimated the observational epoch of the stars dating between B.C. 1C and A.D. 6C. Changbom Park found that the e... more

Door dit hemels pleyn wert vertoondt den gehelen loop des hemels der vaste sterren met haer beeltenisse /

Door dit hemels pleyn wert vertoondt den gehelen loop des hemels der v...

Shows stars with illustrations of signs of the zodiac. Atlantes Neederlandici, 1967-1985, v. II, El 2,2 Appears in Elwe's 1792 Atlas. Includes text and chart of explanations of the zodiac signs. In bottom margi... more

A new map of the world : with all the new discoveries by Capt. Cook and other navigators : ornamented with the Solar System, the eclipses of the sun, moon & planets &c. /

A new map of the world : with all the new discoveries by Capt. Cook an...

Relief shown pictorially. Also shows lines of magnetic variation and marine wind-direction arrows. "Published as the Act directs, Aug't 1st 1799, by I. Evans, No. 41 Long Lane, West Smithfield." Originally prin... more

Sagittarius and Corona Australis, Microscopium, and Telescopium / Sidy. Hall, sculpt.

Sagittarius and Corona Australis, Microscopium, and Telescopium / Sidy...

Astronomical chart showing the centaur Sagittarius with bow and arrow, also shows a laural wreath, a telescope, and a microscope forming the constellations. Illus. in: Urania's mirror, 1825, pl. 24. Exhibited: ... more

Gemini / Sidy. Hall, sculpt.

Gemini / Sidy. Hall, sculpt.

Astronomical chart showing the twins Castor and Pollux forming the constellation.

Aquarius, Piscis Australis & Ballon Aerostatique / Sidy. Hall, sculpt.

Aquarius, Piscis Australis & Ballon Aerostatique / Sidy. Hall, sculpt.

Astronomical chart showing a male figure holding an inverted bowl from which water flows, at his feet appears the back of a fish and a balloon forming the constellations. Illus. in: Urania's mirror, 1825, pl. 2... more

Capricornus / Sidy. Hall, sculpt.

Capricornus / Sidy. Hall, sculpt.

Astronomical chart showing a goat forming the constellation.

Pisces / Sidy. Hall, sculpt.

Pisces / Sidy. Hall, sculpt.

Astronomical chart showing two fish tethered with a ribbon forming the constellation. Illus. in: Urania's mirror, 1825, pl. 27.

Leo Major and Leo Minor

Leo Major and Leo Minor

Astronomical chart showing two lions forming the constellation. Illus. in: Urania's mirror, 1825, pl. 20. Title from item.

Virgo / Sidy. Hall, sculpt.

Virgo / Sidy. Hall, sculpt.

Astronomical chart showing a winged virgin holding wheat in her left hand and a lily(?) in her right hand forming the constellation. Illus. in: Urania's mirror, 1825, pl. 21. Exhibited: World Treasures of the L... more

Libra / Sidy. Hall, sculpt.

Libra / Sidy. Hall, sculpt.

Astronomical chart showing a balance forming the constellation. Illus. in: Urania's mirror, 1825, pl. 22. Exhibited: World Treasures of the Library of Congress, 2002.

Cancer

Cancer

Astronomical chart showing crab forming the constellation. Illus. in: Urania's mirror, 1825, pl. 19. Title from item.

Scorpio / Sidy. Hall, sculpt.

Scorpio / Sidy. Hall, sculpt.

Astronomical chart showing a scorpion forming the constellation. Illus. in: Urania's mirror, 1825, pl. 23. Exhibited: World Treasures of the Library of Congress.

Aries and Musca Borealis / Sidy. Hall, sculpt.

Aries and Musca Borealis / Sidy. Hall, sculpt.

Astronomical chart showing a ram and a fly forming the constellations. Illus. in: Urania's mirror, 1825, pl. 16.

Taurus / Sidy. Hall, sculpt.

Taurus / Sidy. Hall, sculpt.

Astronomical chart showing the bull Taurus forming the constellation, also shows the Pleiades. Illus. in: Urania's mirror, 1825, pl. 17. Exhibited: World Treasures of the Library of Congress.

A celestial planisphere, or map of the heavens /

A celestial planisphere, or map of the heavens /

"Entered according to Act of Congress Septr. 1st. 1835 by F.J. Huntington of the State of Connecticut." "Pl. VIII." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: ... more

Der gestirnte Himmel : südliche Halbkugel /

Der gestirnte Himmel : südliche Halbkugel /

Includes note. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: Spotting throughout and mounted on cloth.

Der gestirnte Himmel : nördliche Halbkugel /

Der gestirnte Himmel : nördliche Halbkugel /

Includes note. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: Liquid staining throughout.

Neuer bauern - kalender auf das gemeine jahr nach de gnadenreichen geburt Jesu Christi 1843 von 365 tagen

Neuer bauern - kalender auf das gemeine jahr nach de gnadenreichen geb...

Print showing a calendar in two columns; on the left, each month is given with the number of days above an illustration where the central figure is the sign of the zodiac appropriate for that month. The days fo... more

A plan or map of the Solar System projected for schools & academies /

A plan or map of the Solar System projected for schools & academies /

"Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1846, by Hall Colby, in the Clerks Office of the District Court of the United States for the Northern District of New York." Available also through the Library ... more

Planisphaerium coeleste.

Planisphaerium coeleste.

Stamped in blue ink in lower left margin: 76A. Includes 6 diagrams. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

map from "Cosmographiam Æthici Istrici ab Hieronymo ex Graeco in Latinum breviarium redactam ... separato libello expressam primum edidit Henricus Wuttke. Accedunt duae tabulae, etc"

map from "Cosmographiam Æthici Istrici ab Hieronymo ex Graeco in Latin...

This image has been taken from scan 000037 from "Cosmographiam Æthici Istrici ab Hieronymo ex Graeco in Latinum breviarium redactam ... separato libello expressam primum edidit Henricus Wuttke. Accedunt duae ta... more

Gran tavola cosmografica contenente le rotazioni annuali terresti corrispondenti al sole : veduta dai poli per meglio far conoscere l'alternativa delle ombre e della luce : con sue refrazioni, posizione della luna relativamente alla terra, sue riflessioni, e sue maree : con scale indicanti a ciascun paese la durata del giorno & della totte per ogni latitudine : altra nuova scala sinottica dimostrante la declinazione e ascensione retta del sole in ogni giorno dell'anno /

Gran tavola cosmografica contenente le rotazioni annuali terresti corr...

Includes text, four hemispherical views of the Earth showing night and day and different times and latitudes, and colored illustrations. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image... more

Ipotesi relativa alla sviluppata origine del Creato Sulla Teoria Fluidale Elettro-Magnetiga : con il nuovo planisferio celeste che da a conoscere in ogni istante I passaggi di ogni costellazione boreale ed Australe per Tutti I meridiani del mondo /

Ipotesi relativa alla sviluppata origine del Creato Sulla Teoria Fluid...

Includes text, indexes, and "Tavola Dimosstrante Tutto Il Sistema Planetario con Varie Proprieta e Fenomeni dei Medesimi." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

Astrology! What is astrology? ... Professor Baron has a profound knowledge of the rules of the Science of the stars ... Fee in full. Ladies 50 cts. Gentlemen $1. N. B. The Professor will remain in the city a short time only. Boston. J. H.

Astrology! What is astrology? ... Professor Baron has a profound knowl...

Astrology.; Handwritten on verso: 29 Jan. 1863. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 70... more

[Astrological device showing signs of the Chinese calendar, with case]

[Astrological device showing signs of the Chinese calendar, with case]

Title devised by Library staff. Inscribed in pencil on lower left corner of paper mount: Kano Nov. 1878. From the "Medicine" series. Gift; Mrs. David Murray; 1909. Forms part of: David Murray collection. Forms ... more

The solar system.

The solar system.

In lower right margin: 7. Includes diagrams of: Theory of the Seasons -- Eclipses -- Theory of Tides -- Phases of the Moon -- Mariner's Compass. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

Fortune teller

Fortune teller

G8562 U.S. Copyright Office. General information about the Popular and Applied Graphic Art print materials is available at: https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.pga Title information compiled by Junior Fellows, 2005-... more

Stars of the first 5 magnitudes visible in Northern latitudes /

Stars of the first 5 magnitudes visible in Northern latitudes /

Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy photocopy with slightly different typography and mounted on cloth is similar to LC original printed copy. LC copy mounted on cloth.

Stars of the first 5 magnitudes visible in Northern latitudes /

Stars of the first 5 magnitudes visible in Northern latitudes /

Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy hand colored. LC copy has blue crayon on verso: 14207/1909. LC copy imperfect: Torn in half along vertical fold line.

Erde und Planeten, Erde und Mond /

Erde und Planeten, Erde und Mond /

Appears in: Sydow-Wagners methodischer Schul-Atlas. 1923, 1926 and 1928 editions. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy mounted on cloth.

[Second Floor Corridor. Printers' marks+Columns. Detail of column capital showing Scorpio. Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson Building, Washington, D.C.]

[Second Floor Corridor. Printers' marks+Columns. Detail of column capi...

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of the Library of Congress Series in the Carol M. Highsmith Archive.

[Great Hall. View from above of the zodiac in the marble floor. Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson Building, Washington, D.C.]

[Great Hall. View from above of the zodiac in the marble floor. Librar...

Title devised by Library staff. More information about the Highsmith Collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.highsm Forms part of the Library of Congress Series in the Carol M. Highsmith Archive.

[Second Floor, Southeast Pavilion. Domed ceiling of the Pavilion of the Elements showing Apollo surrounded by the elements Earth, Air, Fire, and Water by William De Leftwich Dodge, and signs of the zodiac by Elmer E. Garnsey. Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson Building, Washington, D.C.]

[Second Floor, Southeast Pavilion. Domed ceiling of the Pavilion of th...

Title devised by Library staff. Gift; Carol M. Highsmith 2011; (DLC/PP-2002:038) Forms part of the Library of Congress Series in the Carol M. Highsmith Archive.

Ceiling mural "The Four Seasons and Signs of the Zodiac (Winter)," by Vahe Kirishjian at the Ariel Rios Federal Building, Washington, D.C.

Ceiling mural "The Four Seasons and Signs of the Zodiac (Winter)," by ...

Date: 1940; dimensions: 13' 4" x 21'. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title, date and keywords from information provided by the photographer. Credit line: Photogra... more

Ceiling mural "The Four Seasons and Signs of the Zodiac (Autumn)," by Vahe Kirishjian at the Ariel Rios Federal Building, Washington, D.C.

Ceiling mural "The Four Seasons and Signs of the Zodiac (Autumn)," by ...

Date: 1940; dimensions: 13' 4" x 21'. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title, date and keywords from information provided by the photographer. Credit line: Photogra... more

Ceiling mural "The Four Seasons and Signs of the Zodiac (Summer)," by Vahe Kirishjian at the Ariel Rios Federal Building, Washington, D.C.

Ceiling mural "The Four Seasons and Signs of the Zodiac (Summer)," by ...

Date: 1940; dimensions: 13' 4" x 21'. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title, date and keywords from information provided by the photographer. Credit line: Photogra... more

Detail of ceiling mural "The Four Seasons and Signs of the Zodiac (Winter)," by Vahe Kirishjian at the Ariel Rios Federal Building, Washington, D.C.

Detail of ceiling mural "The Four Seasons and Signs of the Zodiac (Win...

Date: 1940; dimensions: 13' 4" x 21'. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title, date and keywords from information provided by the photographer. Credit line: Photogra... more

Ceiling mural "The Four Seasons and Signs of the Zodiac (Stars #2)," by Vahe Kirishjian at the Ariel Rios Federal Building, Washington, D.C.

Ceiling mural "The Four Seasons and Signs of the Zodiac (Stars #2)," b...

Date: 1940; dimensions: 13' 4" x 21'. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title, date and keywords from information provided by the photographer. Credit line: Photogra... more

Ceiling mural "The Four Seasons and Signs of the Zodiac (Spring)," by Vahe Kirishjian at the Ariel Rios Federal Building, Washington, D.C.

Ceiling mural "The Four Seasons and Signs of the Zodiac (Spring)," by ...

Date: 1940; dimensions: 13' 4" x 21'. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title, date and keywords from information provided by the photographer. Credit line: Photogra... more

Bloodletting zodiac man from BL Harley 3719, ff. 158v-159

Bloodletting zodiac man from BL Harley 3719, ff. 158v-159

Miniature of a bloodletting man with one foot in a bleeding pan and a spindle in his hand, with English captions. Image taken from ff. 158v-159 of Miscellany with various astronomical, calendrical, medical, and... more