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A Plan of the Solar System. Burritt, Elijah H. 1835

A Plan of the Solar System. / Burritt, Elijah H. / 1835
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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.

Author: Burritt, Elijah H.

Date: 1835

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Author: Burritt, Elijah H.

Date: 1835

Short Title: A Plan of the Solar System.

Publisher: New York: Huntington and Savage

Type: Atlas Map

Object Height cm: 39

Object 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.

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.

Published In: 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.

Publication Author: Burritt, Elijah H.

Publication Date: 1835

Publication Reference: Tooley Dictionary.

Publication 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.

Publication List No: 2853.000

Publication Type: Celestial Atlas

Publication Maps: 8

Publication Height cm: 42

Publication Width cm: 37

Image No: 2853001

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