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Collection:
David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
Author:
Jamieson, Alexander
Date:
1822
Short Title:
Title Page: Celestial atlas.
Publisher:
G. & W.B. Whittaker
London
Publisher:
N. Hailes
Piccadilly
Publisher:
T. Cadell
Strand
Type:
Title Page
Obj Height cm:
23
Obj Width cm:
29
Note:
The first American celestial atlas by Green/Finley did not copy this book but rather the celestial atlas by Bode, published in Germany. Maps are hand painted in full color. Atlas is bound in new half leather red marbled paper covered boards with "Atlas" stamped in gilt on the spine.
Subject:
Celestial
Full Title:
(Title Page to) A celestial atlas comprising a systematic display of the heavens in a series of thirty maps. Illustrated by scientific descriptions of their contents, and accompanied by catalogues of the stars and astronomical exercises, by Alexander Jamieson, A.M. ... London, Published by G. & W.B. Whittaker, Ave Maria Lane, T. Cadell, Strand, and N. Hailes, Museum Piccadilly. 1822. Russell, scripsit. Neele & Son, Strand.
List No:
3911B
Series No:
2
Engraver or Printer:
Neele & Son; Russell (Firm)
Publication Author:
Jamieson, Alexander
Pub Date:
1822
Pub Title:
A celestial atlas comprising a systematic display of the heavens in a series of thirty maps. Illustrated by scientific descriptions of their contents, and accompanied by catalogues of the stars and astronomical exercises, by Alexander Jamieson, A.M. ... London, Published by G. & W.B. Whittaker, Ave Maria Lane, T. Cadell, Strand, and N. Hailes, Museum Piccadilly. 1822.
Pub Reference:
Tooley Dictionary; Sutro Library.
Pub Note:
See note field above.
Pub List No:
3911.000
Pub Type:
Celestial Atlas
Pub Maps:
30
Pub Height cm:
24
Pub Width cm:
30
Image No:
3911B
Institution:
Rumsey Collection
Ownership Statement:
Copyright 2007
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