Auction 116, Lot 71

"[Lot of 9 Celestial]", Burritt, Elijah H.

Subject: Celestial

Period: 1835-56 (published)

Publication: Atlas, Designed to Illustrate the Geography of the Heavens

Color: Hand Color

Size:
13.3 x 14 inches
33.8 x 35.6 cm

Lot includes star charts from two publications by F.J. Huntington. Pl. II, III, IV, V are from the 1835 edition and show the constellations during the four quarters of the year. The wrapper from this edition is also included. Map II, IV, V, VI and VII are from 1856 and represent three quarterly charts and two showing the constellations for each month of the year.

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Condition:

All toned and faded with some minor chipping in margins. 1835 maps are overall good. 1856 maps are fair to poor with more marginal chipping, tears into maps and tape stains.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $190

Closed on 9/20/2006

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