Map V – “The Constellations” – Burritt’s Celestial Atlas 1856Map V – “The Constellations” – Burritt’s Celestial Atlas 1856Map V – “The Constellations” – Burritt’s Celestial Atlas 1856Map V – “The Constellations” – Burritt’s Celestial Atlas 1856Map V – “The Constellations” – Burritt’s Celestial Atlas 1856Map V – “The Constellations” – Burritt’s Celestial Atlas 1856Map V – “The Constellations” – Burritt’s Celestial Atlas 1856Map V – “The Constellations” – Burritt’s Celestial Atlas 1856Map V – “The Constellations” – Burritt’s Celestial Atlas 1856Map V – “The Constellations” – Burritt’s Celestial Atlas 1856

Map V – “The Constellations” – Burritt’s Celestial Atlas 1856
From Elijah H. Burritt’s Celestial Atlas “designed to Illustrate The Geography of the Heavens”, this is Map V, “The Constellations”. The map is 14” x 16” in a brass metal frame that is 15 1/” x 17 ¼”. The hand colored map is in good condition with light overall age toning and two spots of foxing. This map is for July, August and September.

Among the constellations shown are “Scorpio The Scorpion”, “Libra The Scales”, Sagittarius The Archer”, Capricornus The Goat”, Serpentarius The Serpent Bearer”, “Dolphius The Dolphin”, ”Taurus or Bull of Poniatowskia”, “Aquila the Eagle:, “The Harp”, “Antinous”, “Corona Borealis The Northern Crown” and others.

This map was engraved by W.G. Evans, New York under the direction of E.H. Burritt and “Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1856 by F.J. Huntington in the Clerk’s Office of the District Court of the United States for the Southern District of N. York”.

Item ID: MPS-1

Map V – “The Constellations” – Burritt’s Celestial Atlas 1856

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