By Edward Emerson Barnard,Gerald Orin Dobek

Edward Emerson Barnard's Photographic Atlas of chosen areas of the Milky manner was once initially released in volumes in 1927. jointly, those volumes contained a wealth of knowledge, together with photographic plates of the main attention-grabbing parts of the Milky manner, descriptive textual content, charts and information. in simple terms seven-hundred copies have been published, making the unique variation a collector's merchandise. Reproduced in print for the 1st time, this version combines either volumes of Barnard's Atlas. It at once replicates Barnard's textual content, and comprises high-resolution photos of the unique photographic plates and charts, reordered to be able to be obvious jointly. additionally it is a biography of Barnard and his paintings, a Foreword and Addendum through Gerald Orin Dobek describing the significance of the Atlas and additions to this quantity, and a pull-out part with a mosaic of all 50 plates mixed in one panorama.

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