This rare hand colored map of the night sky was engraved W. G. evans of New York for Burritt's 1835 edition of the Atlas to Illustrate the Geography of the Heavens. Centered on the ecliptic Line, this map identifying the various zones associated with each major constellation. The Milky Way is shaded in. A scale exhibiting the sun's place in the ecliptic at various times of the year appears at the base map. This map, like all of Burritt's charts, is based on the celestial cartographic work of Pardies and Doppelmayr. Dated and copyrighted: 'Hartford Published by F. J. Huntington 1835. entered according to Act of Congress Sept. 1st 1835 by F. J. Huntington of the state of Connecticut.'