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Title
A Mercator map of the starry heavens : comprehending the whole equinoctial and terminated by the polar circles
Contributor Names
Croswell, William, 1760-1834.
Wightman, Thomas.
Created / Published
Boston : T. Wightman, 1810.
Subject Headings
-  Constellations--Maps
-  Astronomy--Charts, diagrams, etc
-  Celestial sphere--Maps
-  Stars--Maps
-  Zodiac--Maps
-  Universe
Notes
-  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. ; 24 cm.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
-  Includes text and tables of information in left and right margins.
-  Annotated in pencil on verso: Map of the heavens.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
-  Vendor: Boston Rare Maps, Southampton, MA.
Medium
1 map ; 43 x 85 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
G3190 1810 .C7
Repository
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g3190.ct003131
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g3190m.gct00212
Library of Congress Control Number
2009575940
Online Format
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LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/2009575940
Library of Congress Online Catalog
https://catalog.loc.gov/vwebv/search?searchCode=STNO&searchArg=2009575940&searchType=1&recCount=10
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Croswell, William, and Thomas Wightman. A Mercator map of the starry heavens: comprehending the whole equinoctial and terminated by the polar circles. Boston: T. Wightman, 1810. Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2009575940/. (Accessed August 26, 2016.)

APA citation style:

Croswell, W. & Wightman, T. (1810) A Mercator map of the starry heavens: comprehending the whole equinoctial and terminated by the polar circles. Boston: T. Wightman. [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2009575940/.

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Croswell, William, and Thomas Wightman. A Mercator map of the starry heavens: comprehending the whole equinoctial and terminated by the polar circles. Boston: T. Wightman, 1810. Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/2009575940/>.