1835 Large American Star Atlas
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1835 Large American Star Atlas:
1835 LARGE AMERICAN STAR ATLAS
Burritt, Elijah H. 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. :New York: : Published by Huntington and Savage, 216 Pearl Street., c. 1835. Maps engraved by W.G. Evans; copyrighted by F.J. Huntington of the state of Connecticut.Publisher's advertisement on back cover.INCOMPLETE: Plates 3, 7, & 8 of 10 plates ONLY. Heavily worn, foxed binding detached and textblock separated. Still, the remaining 3 plates are naive and attractive and the work remains a relatively early American star chart in the original paper wraps.