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Title:
Atlas designed to illustrate the geography of the heavens ...
Author:
Burritt, Elijah H. (Elijah Hinsdale), 1794-1838.
Edition:
New edition.
Publication Information:
Hartford, Conn. (174 Pearl Street) : Published by F.J. Huntington, 1835.
Physical Description:
10 unnumbered leaves (part folded) : illustrations, 8 color plates ; 42 cm
General Note:
Cover title.

Title vignette (Astronomer).

Below imprint: Entered, according to Act of Congress, in the year 1835, by F.J. Huntington, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of Connecticut.

"Comprising the following maps or plates. Plan, exhibiting the relative magnitudes, distances and positions of the different bodies which compose the solar system. The visible heavens in January, February, and March. The visible heavens in October, November, and December. The visible heavens in April, May, and June. The visible heavens in July, August, and September. The visible heavens in the south polar regions for each month in the year. The visible heavens in the north polar regions for each month in the year. Planisphere of the whole heavens on Mercator's projection."

Order of plates (apparently as issued): III, II, I (folded), V, IV, VIII (folded), VII, VI.

Publisher's advertisement, p. [4] of cover, has testimonial dated January, 1834.
Language:
English
Subject Term:
Format :
Book

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