Detail View: David Rumsey Historical Map Collection: A Celestial Planisphere, or Map of the Heavens. (Pl. VIII.) Engraved by W.G. Evans under the Direction of E.H. Burritt. Hartford, Published by F.J. Huntington 1835. Entered according to act of Congress Septr. 1st 1835, by F.J. Huntington, of the State of Connecticut.

Collection: 
David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
Author: 
Burritt, Elijah H.
Date: 
1835
Short Title: 
A Celestial Planisphere, or Map of the Heavens.
Publisher: 
Huntington and Savage New York
Type: 
Atlas Map
Obj Height cm: 
36
Obj Width cm: 
51
Note: 
The color map includes a scale exhibiting the sun's place in the ecliptic every day of the year.
Reference: 
Tooley Dictionary.
Region: 
Heavens
Subject: 
Celestial
Full Title: 
A Celestial Planisphere, or Map of the Heavens. (Pl. VIII.) Engraved by W.G. Evans under the Direction of E.H. Burritt. Hartford, Published by F.J. Huntington 1835. Entered according to act of Congress Septr. 1st 1835, by F.J. Huntington, of the State of Connecticut.
List No: 
2853.005
Series No: 
6
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: 
2853005
Institution: 
Rumsey Collection
Ownership Statement: 
Copyright 1998
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