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  • Map
    Atlas designed to illustrate Burritt's Geography of the heavens ... Cover title. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Mattison, Hiram - Burritt, Elijah H. (Elijah Hinsdale)
    • Date: 1856

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  • Map
    A plan or map of the Solar System projected for schools & academies "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1846, by Hall Colby, in the Clerks Office of the District Court of the United States for the Northern District of New York." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy annotated in black ink in lower right margin: Deposited Oct. 8, 1846. LC copy imperfect: Shellacked, use-worn, ...
    • Contributor: Colby, Hall - Jones & Newman
    • Date: 1846
  • Map
    The solar system. In lower right margin: 7. Includes diagrams of: Theory of the Seasons -- Eclipses -- Theory of Tides -- Phases of the Moon -- Mariner's Compass. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Adam and Charles Black (Firm)
    • Date: 1885
  • Map
    A celestial planisphere, or map of the heavens "Entered according to Act of Congress Septr. 1st. 1835 by F.J. Huntington of the State of Connecticut." "Pl. VIII." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: Fragile, taped along vertical fold line.
    • Contributor: Huntington, Francis Junius - Evans, William Gardner - Burritt, Elijah H. (Elijah Hinsdale)
    • Date: 1835
  • Map
    Eclipse of the sun, 1846 : April 25
    Magnificent Eclipse of the Sun, April 25th, 1846 : this is the greatest Eclispe visible to the United States until May 26th, 1854.
    "Deposited in the Clerk's Office for the Southern District of New York February 21, 1846." Includes notes and world map showing path of eclipse. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy accompanied by broadside mounted on cloth with map: Text in two columns; printed area, including ornamental border, measures 22 x 17 cm. LC copy has ...
    • Contributor: Smith, Asa
    • Date: 1846