Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Olcott. Star Lore of All Ages

Today's free book is Star Lore of All Ages: A Collection of Myths, Legends, and Facts Concerning the Constellations of the Northern Hemisphere by William Tyler Olcott. For the table of contents, check at the bottom of this post below the image.

The book is available at Internet Archive, Hathi Trust, and Google Books.


Andromeda, the Chained Lady
Aquarius, the Water Bearer
Piscis Australis, the Southern Fish
Aquila, the Eagle
Aries, the Ram
Auriga, the Charioteer
Bootes, the Bear Driver
Canes Venatici, the Hunting Dogs
Cancer, the Crab
Canis Major, the Greater Dog
Canis Minor, the Lesser Dog
Capricornus, the Sea Goat
Cassiopeia, the Lady in the Chair
Cepheus, the King
Cetus, the Whale
Corona Borealis, the Northern Crown
Corvus, the Crow
Crater, the Cup
Cygnus, the Swan or the Northern Cross
Delphinus, the Dolphin
Draco, the Dragon
Eridanus, the River Po
Gemini, the Twins
Hercules, the Kneeler
Hydra, the Water Snake
Leo, the Lion Lepus, the Hare
Libra, the Scales
Lyra, the Lyre
Ophiuchus or Serpentarius, the Serpent-Bearer, and Serpens, the Serpent
Orion, the Giant Hunter
Pegasus, the Flying Horse
Perseus, the Champion
Pisces, the Fishes
Sagittarius, the Archer
Scorpio, the Scorpion
Taurus, the Bull
Ursa Major, the Greater Bear
Ursa Minor, the Lesser Bear
Virgo, the Virgin
The Galaxy, or Milky Way
The Hyades and Pleiades

The Minor Constellations
Argo Navis, the Ship Argo
Camelopardalis, the Giraffe
Columba Noae, Noah's Dove
Coma Berenices, Berenice's Hair
Lacerta, the Lizard
Leo Minor, the Lesser Lion Lynx, the Lynx
Monoceros, the Unicorn
Sagitta, the Arrow
Sextans, the Sextant
Scutum Sobiescanum, Sobieski's Shield
Triangulum, the Triangle
Vulpecula Cum Ansere, the Fox with the Goose

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