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    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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    Harmonia macrocosmica, seu, Atlas universalis et novus, totius universi creati cosmographiam generalem, et novam exhibens : in quâ omnium totius mundi orbium harmonica constructio, secundum diversas diversorum authorum opioniones, ut et uranometria ...
    Atlas universalis et novus
    Phillips, 4274 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes index. Some plates engraved by Johannes van Loon. In addition to the 29 plates specified in the table of contents, there is an additional plate between plates 4 and 5, an additional plate between plates 19 and 20, and 3 additional plates following plate 29. Rebound and conserved ...
    • Contributor: Cellarius, Andreas - Schenk, Peter - Valck, G. (Gerard) - Loon, J. Van
    • Date: 1708

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    Sozvi︠e︡zdīi︠a︡ predstavlennyi︠a︡ na XXX tabilt︠s︡akh s opisanīem onykh i rukovodstvom k udobnomu ikh otyskanī i︠u︡ na nebi︠e︡ sostavlennym dli︠a︡ uchebnykhi︠e︡ zavedenīĭ i li︠u︡biteleĭ astrognozīi Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes an engraved title page for the plates, two engraved section titles, one showing stellar magnitude, and thirty celestial charts. Twenty-eight of the charts show the constellations in detail, both as stars and as images of animals, etc., printed in gold on black, with small holes punched out for the high ...
    • Contributor: Reĭssig, K. (Kornelius) - Reĭssig, K.
    • Date: 1829

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    Systema mundi Tychonicum : secundum celeberrimorum astronomorum Tychonis de Brahe et Io. Baptistae Riccioli S.I. hypotheses concinnatum Appears in his Grosser Atlas uber die gantze Welt. Nurnberg, 1716. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: Discoloration along fold line. Bottom edge and center fold repaired with cardboard on verso.
    • Contributor: Homann, Johann Baptist
    • Date: 1716
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    Systema solare et planetarium ex hypothesi Copernicana secundum elegantissimas illustrissimi quondam Hugenij deductiones novissime collectum & exhibitum. Appears in his Grosser Atlas uber die gantze Welt. Nurnberg, 1716. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: Discoloration along fold line. Lacking lower corners. Stamped on verso: 5985.
    • Contributor: Homann, Johann Baptist
    • Date: 1716
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    The universe after Cosmas, [A.D.] 550. Pen-and-ink and blue watercolor, mounted on cloth. Traced from a print in Voyageurs anciens et modernes by Edouard Charton. Includes notes. On label affixed in upper left corner: 3. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Kohl, J. G. (Johann Georg) - Cosmas - Charton, Edouard - Kohl, J. G.
    • Date: 1860
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    La sphere artificielle ou armilaire oblique : elevée sur l'horizon a la latitude de Paris Includes diagrams of the Copernican, Brahean, Cartesian, and Ptolemaic systems, maps of the Sun and Moon, Venus, Mercury, Mars and Jupiter, and two diagrams showing the Earth's parallels. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy stamped on verso: 3641. Trimmed and mounted in right margin, another image of an armillary sphere: La sphere du monde, selon ...
    • Contributor: Fer, Nicolas De - Starckman, P. - Picart, Bernard
    • Date: 1716
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    Imagines coeli meridionales Earliest known European printed star chart. Originally bound in the Schöner Sammelband. LC copy annotated by Johann Schöner. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Stabius, Johannes - Dürer, Albrecht - Schöner, Johann
    • Date: 1515
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    The figure of the World. In upper right corner: p. 2. includes text and 4 diagrams. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy has red-bordered label affixed to verso, with 516/1 written in ink. Left margin trimmed.
    • Date: 1650
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    [Three maps of the cosmological systems of Ptolemy, Copernicus, and Brahe]. Title supplied by cataloger. Includes text. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy assembled from three separate maps, trimmed and mounted on sheet. LC copy imperfect: loss in center of lower margin of Copernican map.
    • Contributor: Fer, Nicolas De
    • Date: 1669
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    Planisphaerii coelestis hemisphaerium meridionale : calculatum ad finem anni MDCC, pro aevo XVIII praesente Shows hemispheric view with signs of the Zodiac and the constellations shown picorially. "Cum Privilegio Pontissimorum D D Ordinum Hollandiae et Westfrisiae". Appears in: Atlas nouveau contenant toutes les parties du monde, où sont exactement marqués les empires, monarchies, royaumes, états, républiques &c. Amsterdam: J. Cóvens et C. Mortier, [1683-1761]. Includes tables and notes concerning stars. Insets: Solis observation novissima -- Lunae effigies, nuper ...
    • Contributor: Allard, Carel - Cóvens Et Mortier
    • Date: 1700
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    Planisphere celeste septentrional ; Planisphere celeste meridional
    Planisphere celeste meridional
    Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: La Hire, Philippe De - Fer, Nicolas De
    • Date: 1705
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    Planisphaerivm Aratevm sive Compages Orbivm Mvndanorvm ex hypothesi Aratea in plano expressa.
    Planisphaerium Arateum sive Compages Orbium Mundanorum ex hypothesi Aratea in plano expressa
    Appears in Andreas Cellarius' Harmonia macrocosmica. Amstelodami : Apud Gerardum Valk & Petrum Schenk, 1708. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy accompanied by photocopy. LC copy hand colored. Stamped in blue ink in lower left margin: 309A.
    • Contributor: Cellarius, Andreas - Schenk, Peter - Valck, G. (Gerard)
    • Date: 1708
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    [Collection of nine images including astronomical instruments, celestial charts, and a world map]. Title devised by cataloger. English, French and Latin. James Ferguson article from Gent. Mag. March 1769. Nine printed images and two panels of printed text mounted on paper within hand drawn frames colored yellow. From various sources, unidentified except for the Ferguson article. Mounted on cloth and stamped in blue ink in lower left margin: 312A. Available also through the Library of Congress Web ...
    • Contributor: Ferguson, James
    • Date: 1769
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    Planisphaerium coeleste : secundum restitutionem Hevelianam et Hallejanam Hevelius style, Eimmart format; hemispheres, ecliptic pole to ecliptic, with non-Ptolemaic constellations. Warner p. 164 Stamped in blue ink in lower left margin: 316A. Includes 6 diagrams and 4 globes and armillary spheres. Detached from Lotter, T.C. Atlas novus. Augustae Vindelicorium, [1772]. Phillips 3513. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Lotter, Tobias Conrad
    • Date: 1772
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    Kujang chʻŏnsang yŏlchʻa punya chido.
    舊藏 天象 列次 分野 之圖. | Old Sky Chart Showing Rank and Distribution of Stars
    Originally engraved in a stone stele in A.D. 1395. Several Korean scholars studied the chart and estimated the observational epoch of the stars dating between B.C. 1C and A.D. 6C. Changbom Park found that the epoch of the stars in chart is combined from the first and fourteenth centuries. Most stars with declination lower than 50 degrees represent the night sky of the first ...
    • Date: 1777
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    Introduction a la géographie: carte des diverses positions de la sphere, des systhèmes de l'Univers, des planettes, des eclypses &.
    Carte des diverses positions de la sphere, des systhèmes de l'Univers, des planettes, des eclypses &.
    Appears in Didier Robert de Vaugondy's Atlas d'étude, pour l'instruction de la jeunesse, composé de trente-cinq cartes. A Paris : Chez C.F. Delamarche, Géographe, rue du Foin S. Jacques, au Collège de Me. Gervais, 1797. Includes "Sphere Armillaire oblique," "Globe celeste", "Globe terrestre", and diagrams of systems by Ptolemy, Copernicus, Tycho Brahe and Descartes; diagrams of solar and lunar eclipses and 12 illustrations of ...
    • Contributor: Delafosse, Jean-Baptiste - Delamarche, Charles François - Robert De Vaugondy, Didier
    • Date: 1791
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    Door dit hemels pleyn wert vertoondt den gehelen loop des hemels der vaste sterren met haer beeltenisse
    Sterre kaert of hemels pleyn, waer door men kan wete hoe laet dat het is over de gehele aertkloot, op alle meridiane en polus hoogte, en, op wat lengte en brete de voorsz sterre staen, bezuyde en benoorde de liniae aequinoctiael
    Shows stars with illustrations of signs of the zodiac. Atlantes Neederlandici, 1967-1985, v. II, El 2,2 Appears in Elwe's 1792 Atlas. Includes text and chart of explanations of the zodiac signs. In bottom margin faintly printed: te bekomen te Amsterdam by Joannes de Ram, boeckverkooper op den Dam. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Backer, Remmet Teunisse - Elwe, Jan Barend
    • Date: 1792
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    A Mercator map of the starry heavens : comprehending the whole equinoctial and terminated by the polar circles Shows the path of the Great Comet of 1807, several planets, and the introduction of two constellations: Sciurus Volans (Flying Squirrel) and Marmor Sculptile (Bust of Columbus). Relief shown pictorially. Pen-and-ink. "Publish'd according to Act of Congress." Accompanied by text: Description and exploration of the Mercator map of the starry heavens : with its application in the solutions of problems. 30 p. : ill. ...
    • Contributor: Croswell, William - Wightman, Thomas
    • Date: 1810

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    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
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    Der gestirnte Himmel : nördliche Halbkugel
    Nördliche Halbkugel
    Includes note. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: Liquid staining throughout.
    • Contributor: Weiland, C. F. (Carl Ferdinand) - Geographisches Institut (Weimar, Thuringia, Germany) - Weiland, C. F.
    • Date: 1837
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    Der gestirnte Himmel : südliche Halbkugel
    Südliche Halbkugel
    Includes note. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: Spotting throughout and mounted on cloth.
    • Contributor: Weiland, C. F. (Carl Ferdinand) - Geographisches Institut (Weimar, Thuringia, Germany) - Weiland, C. F.
    • Date: 1837
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    Planisphaerium coeleste. Stamped in blue ink in lower left margin: 76A. Includes 6 diagrams. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Date: 1850
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    Der nördliche gestirnte Himmel Includes text. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Atlas title page dated 1850 and index reproduced on verso. Copy imperfect: Liquid staining, major losses along fold lines, hole in center, torn and repaired along edges.
    • Contributor: Reuter, Ferdinand - Hellfarth, C. - Justus Perthes (Firm : Gotha, Germany)
    • Date: 1850
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    Ipotesi relativa alla sviluppata origine del Creato Sulla Teoria Fluidale Elettro-Magnetiga : con il nuovo planisferio celeste che da a conoscere in ogni istante I passaggi di ogni costellazione boreale ed Australe ... Includes text, indexes, and "Tavola Dimosstrante Tutto Il Sistema Planetario con Varie Proprieta e Fenomeni dei Medesimi." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Villa, Ignazio
    • Date: 1858
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    Stars of the first 5 magnitudes visible in Northern latitudes
    Stars of the first five magnitudes visible in Northern latitudes
    Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy photocopy with slightly different typography and mounted on cloth is similar to LC original printed copy. LC copy mounted on cloth.
    • Contributor: Dilks, Albert W.
    • Date: 1909
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    Stars of the first 5 magnitudes visible in Northern latitudes
    Stars of the first five magnitudes visible in Northern latitudes
    Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy hand colored. LC copy has blue crayon on verso: 14207/1909. LC copy imperfect: Torn in half along vertical fold line.
    • Contributor: Dilks, Albert W.
    • Date: 1909
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    [Da Qing yi tong tian di quan tu].
    [大清一统天地全图]. | The great Qing Dynasty's complete map of all under heaven
    Title supplied. Relief shown pictorially. Shape of China is distorted so as to fit the format of the fan. Astronomical chart showing the Chinese system of coordinates of the major stars and text on verso. Shows the Chinese system of coordinates of the major stars in the astronomical chart. Hummel purchase 1934, no. 3. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as ...
    • Contributor: Hummel, Arthur W. (Arthur William)
    • Date: 1890