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Collection:
David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
Author:
Wilson, James
Date:
1826
Short Title:
New American Celestial Globe.
Publisher:
J. Wilson & Sons
Albany
Type:
Globe
Obj Height cm:
33
Obj Width cm:
33
Note:
The first edition of Wilson's revised Celestial Globe, after his edition of 1812 which was reissued to 1825. On a four leg table stand. Height of the globe is 13 inches; from base to top is 18 inches.
Reference:
Warner p.136-137; Yonge p.76-77; Dekker/van der Krogt p. 131-33; Kimball p.21.
Subject:
Celestial
Full Title:
A New American Celestial Globe Containing the positions of nearly 5000 Stars, Clusters, Nebulae &c. Carefully compil'd & laid down from the latest & most approv'd astronomical tables reduced to the present time. By J. Wilson & Sons. 1826. Albany, St. N.Y.
List No:
4993.000
Series No:
1
Publication Author:
Wilson, James
Pub Date:
1826
Pub Title:
A New American Celestial Globe Containing the positions of nearly 5000 Stars, Clusters, Nebulae &c. Carefully compil'd & laid down from the latest & most approv'd astronomical tables reduced to the present time. By J. Wilson & Sons. 1826. Albany, St. N.Y.
Pub Reference:
Warner p.136-137; Yonge p.76-77; Dekker/van der Krogt p. 131-33; Kimball p.21.
Pub Note:
See note field above.
Pub List No:
4993.000
Pub Type:
Globe
Pub Maps:
1
Pub Height cm:
33
Pub Width cm:
33
Image No:
4993000
Institution:
Rumsey Collection
Ownership Statement:
Copyright 1998
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