Historical astronomy books

Historical astronomy books

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Caption: Historical astronomy books. Part of the Crawford Collection. This collection of rare early books is housed at the Royal Observatory Edinburgh, UK and contains some of the oldest printed astronomy books including those by Ptolemy, Copernicus, Kepler, Galileo and Newton.

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