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Atlas, designed to illustrate The geography of the heavens, : comprising the following maps or plates. Plan, exhibiting the relative magnitudes, distances and positions of the differ-ent 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 Mer-cator's projection. / By Elijah H. Burritt, A.M.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [f] [Cage] ISLM 523 B971G ATLAS 1850 (Text) 00000106008253 Cage General Folios Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 atlas (VIII leaves of plates) : 8 maps ; 41 cm
  • Edition: A new edition, revised and corrected. By Hiram Mattison, professor of natural philosophy and astronomy in the Fally Seminary, author of Primary astronomy, Elementary astronomy, Astronomical maps, etc., etc.
  • Publisher: New York: : Huntington and Savage, and Mason and Law, 216 Pearl-Street. H.W. Derby and Company, Cincinnati., [1850?]

Content descriptions

General Note: Title, statement of responsibility, edition, and imprint statement transcribed from p. [1] of printed stiff paper cover.
"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."--at foot of upper cover. Huntington and Savage was located at 216 Pearl St., New York, between 1843 and 1850; Mason and Law was located at the same address in 1850. H.W. Derby & Company published in Cincinnati between at least 1845 and 1858.
Metal-engraved maps. "Engraved by W.G. Evans N. York, under the direction of E.H. Burritt."--at foot of first leaf.
Wood engraved vignette of the earth appears on upper cover: Vignette caption: View of the earth, as seen from the moon.
Publishers' advertisements, inside and lower cover. "Huntington and Savage, and Mason and Law, publishers and booksellers"--advertisement, lower cover. Wood engraving, inside upper cover, signed: Strong [i.e., Thomas W. Strong?].
Subject: Astronomy.
Out of scope for Morgan database.
Genre: Celestial atlases.
Publishers' advertisements > New York (State) > New York.
Publishers' paper bindings (Binding)
Intaglio prints.
Relief prints.
Hand-colored illustrations.
Textbooks.

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