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Opicinus de Canistris (1296–ca. 1354)  Diagram with Zodiac Symbols, folio 24r  Avignon, France, 1335–50  Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, Vatican City, Pal. Lat. 1993

“Opicinus de Canistris also known as the Anonymous Ticinensis was an Italian priest, writer, mystic, and cartographer who generated a number of unusual writings and fantastic cosmological diagrams.

A Moon or a Button by Ruth Krauss and Remy Charlip, 1959 In which each page introduces a new storyline that is never completed. via Curious Pages

A Moon or a Button by Ruth Krauss and Remy Charlip, 1959 In which each page introduces a new storyline that is never completed. via Curious Pages

14th Century Star Map - http://simplysunsigns.com/

Cheonsang Yeolcha Bunyajido is a Korean star map, copies of which were spread nationwide in the Joseon Dynasty. The name is sometimes translated as "chart of the constellations and the regions they govern.

from Utriusque Cosmi, by Robert Fludd, 1617-1621

Geometry of Jacob's Ladder. Between 1617 and 1621 the English physician and polymath Robert Fludd published his masterwork Utriusque Cosmi, a book split into two volumes and packed with over 60 intricate engravings.

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From Geographie Cours Elementaire et Moyen. via Newhouse Design.