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Title: Atlas, Designed to Illustrate Mitchel's Edition of the Geography of the Heavens; Comprising Twenty-Four Star Charts, Exhibiting the Relative Magnitude, Distance, and Positions of All the Stars, Down to the Sixth Magnitude, Inclusive: The Principal Nebulae, Clusters, Nebulous Stars, Double and Multiple Stars; Together with the Telescopic Appearance of Some of the Most Remarkable Objects in the Heavens. Compiled by O.M. Mitchel, A.M., Director of the Cincinnati Observatory.
Imprint: Cincinnati: Published by H.W. Derby & Company, 145 Main-Street., 1849.
Description: 27 plates. ; 27 x 39.c cm. (printed area 25 x 35 cm.).
Title derived from cover. Each plate separately printed, folded, and held together with strips of green paper which in turn are bound together with string. The Geography of the Heavens was written by Elijah Hinsdale Burritt (1794-1838), and published in 1833. It was revised and corrected by Mitchel in 1848, and published in New York by Huntington and Savage. The atlas was published in Cincinnati by H. W. Derby & Co.