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[Celestial Atlas]. Burritt, E. H. Atlas, designed to illustrate the geography of the heavens : comprising the following maps ...

Hartford: F.J. Huntington, 1833. Original wraps, folio. Maps are hand colored engravings by Illman & Pilbrow after the author's drawings. Some staining and wear, a good, unsophisticated copy.
First edition of what would become a immensely popular work. The true first as here is quite scarce. I locate three copies in Worldcat (Princeton, Alder, Stanford). American Imprints 18047. (#kfk549) $1,450.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

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