Map of the Moon 1910 Walter Goodacre 25 plates Folio Antique Astronomy

A Map of the Moon in XXV Sections with Index. Drawn by Walter Goodacre, Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society, Director of the Lunar Section of the British Astronomical Association, Member of La Societe Astronomique de France. Reduced from the author's original map of 77 inches in diameter. 1910 London. Published by W. Goodacre "Waratah" Holden Road, Woodside Park, London N. Map plates are 18" x 18" / 45 cm.

Walter Goodacre (1856-1938) was a British businessman and amateur astronomer. His 1910 Map of the Moon was created over the course of several decades using a backyard telescope and referencing lunar photos and other astronomer's observations against his. This highly detailed map of the moon is well regarded, and notably rare.

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