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Jamieson’s heavenly Celestial Atlas

 Alexander Jamieson was an 18th century schoolteacher who wrote textbooks in his spare time. In 1822, he published a memorable Celestial Atlas that contained engraved illustrations of constellation maps overlaid with imagery from the Zodiac and ancient mythology.

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AbeBooks’ most expensive sales in January, February & March 2018

From German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche to American artist Keith Haring, here is a list of AbeBooks’ most expensive sales in January, February & March. See the top 15 sales.

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