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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Title:
A Mercator map of the starry heavens, comprehending the whole equinoctial, and terminated by the polar circles
Creator:
Croswell, William, 1760-1834
Creator:
Wightman, Thomas.
Name on Item:
W. Croswell.
Date:
1810
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
Boston Public Library
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center
Collection (local):
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center Collection
Subjects:
Constellations--Maps
Astronomy--Charts, diagrams, etc
Stars--Maps
Zodiac--Maps
Publisher:
[Boston] : T. Wightman
Notes:
Relief shown pictorially.
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).
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.
Includes text and tables of information in left and right margins.
Extent:
1 map ; 42 x 84 cm.
Scale:
Scale not given ;
Language:
English
Identifier:
06_01_006185
Call #:
G3190 1810 .C76
Barcode:
39999059021129
LCCN:
2009575940
Terms of Use:
No known copyright restrictions.
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