Moon (Hardcover)

The art, science and culture of the moon

By Alexandra Loske, Robert Massey

Ilex Press, 9781781575710, 240pp.

Publication Date: October 2, 2018

List Price: 24.99*
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This beautiful visual history of the moon explores humanity's endless fascination with its closest cosmic neighbour.

From humankind's first lunar recordings to present-day myths and new exploration efforts, this original and diverting account intertwines artistic, religious and political interpretations with critical scientific study and observation.

Trace the history of the moon and its many faces in this extensively illustrated and illuminating volume.

About the Author

Alexandra Loske PhD is an art historian and editor, and curator of MOON, a 2019 exhibition at Brighton Pavilion.

Robert Massey
PhD is an astronomer and Deputy Executive Director at the Royal Astronomical Society.