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Collection:
David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
Author:
Burritt, Elijah H.
Date:
1835
Short Title:
A Plan of the Solar System.
Publisher:
Huntington and Savage
New York
Type:
Atlas Map
Obj Height cm:
39
Obj Width cm:
70
Note:
Upper half of the pages shows the relative magnitudes of the planets along with a chart detailing relative diameters of the same. At the bottom left are a number of diagrams showing the comparative distances of the planets to the sun and the distances of the satellites from their planets. At the bottom right is a chart entitled, "Plan of the Solar System Exhibiting the relative Position of the Planets Orbits and their Inclination to the Plane of the Ecliptic." All uncolored.
Reference:
Tooley Dictionary.
Region:
Heavens
Subject:
Celestial; School
Full Title:
A Plan of the Solar System Exhibiting its Relative Magnitudes and Distances. Plate I. Hartford, Published by F.J. Huntington 1835, Entered according to Act of Congress Sepr. 1st 1835 by F.J. Huntington of the State of Connecticut. Engraved by W.G. Evans N. York, under the Direction of E.H. Burritt.
List No:
2853.001
Series No:
2
Engraver or Printer:
Evans, W.G.
Publication Author:
Burritt, Elijah H.
Pub Date:
1835
Pub Title:
Atlas, Designed To Illustrate The Geography Of The Heavens ... By Elijah H. Burritt, A.M. New Edition. New York: Published By Huntington And Savage 216 Pearl Street. Entered ... 1835, by F.J. Huntington ... Connecticut.
Pub Reference:
Tooley Dictionary.
Pub Note:
Tooley lists 1835 as 1st year for the Atlas. The most common American celestial school atlas. See accompanying text book. Cover title says "New Edition" indicating an earlier issue. Full hand painted color. Bound in brown card board covers with above title information and a table of contents.
Pub List No:
2853.000
Pub Type:
Celestial Atlas
Pub Maps:
8
Pub Height cm:
42
Pub Width cm:
37
Image No:
2853001
Institution:
Rumsey Collection
Ownership Statement:
Copyright 1998
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