- John Bevis (1693-1771) was a British physician and astronomer who planned a new celestial atlas patterned after that of Bayer, but with the addition of stars recently observed and catalogued. Some copies of some Bevis charts were to be had in the 1740s, but it was not until 1786 that the entire set was available as the Atlas Celeste. This chart of the constellation Bootes is from that project.
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- United Kingdom: England, London, City of London
- overall: 30.5 cm x 37 cm; 12 in x 14 9/16 in
- overall: 19 in x 21 1/2 in x 3/4 in; 48.26 cm x 54.61 cm x 1.905 cm
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- Medicine and Science: Physical Sciences
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- National Museum of American History
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