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A Mercator map of the starry heavens : comprehending the whole equinoctial and terminated by the polar circles /

A Mercator map of the starry heavens : comprehending the whole equinoctial and terminated by the polar circles /

 
 
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Summary

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.

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Date

01/01/1810
person

Contributors

Croswell, William, 1760-1834.
Wightman, Thomas.
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Source

Library of Congress
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