The Stars and the Stones: Ancient Art and Astronomy (1983)
Book ID: 64732
The Stars and the Stones: Ancient Art and Astronomy in Ireland. London: Thames and Hudson, 1983. First Edition. Pp 208. Brown cloth boards, in pictorial dust jacket. A fine bright copy.
Profusely illustrated with photographs & two-colour drawings by the author.
An analysis of the megalithic monuments of Ireland setting that ancient tradition in the astronomical and ritual context for which it was intended. Most of the major Irish mounds are oriented to the rising and setting positions of the sun at critical times of the year– solstice, cross-quarter day, equinox.
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