The Sky Atlas
The Greatest Maps, Myths and Discoveries of the Universe
A treasury of celestial cartography from across religious art, medieval manuscripts, ancient star catalogues and other sources of mapping. Follows on from the success of "The Phantom Atlas" and "The Golden Atlas".
Edward Brooke-Hitching is the author of the critically acclaimed and bestselling trilogy The Phantom Atlas (2016), The Golden Atlas (2018) and The Sky Atlas (2019), as well as The Madman's Library (2020), all of which have been translated into numerous languages; he is also the author of Fox Tossing, Octopus Wrestling and Other Forgotten Sports (2015). He is a writer for the BBC series QI. A fellow of the Royal Geographical Society and an incurable cartophile, he lives surrounded by dusty heaps of old maps and books in London.