December - November - October
Elijah Burrit was a Connecticut school teacher that during a time of growing astronomical knowledge, created a reference that was accessible and interesting. As technology advanced so did our knowledge of the stars, and this series captures a glimpse of what we had grasped. These illustrations became a practical tool for the student, and it gained in popularity being published numerous times from the 1830's to the 1850's
This image shows the stars from December-October and includes many of the zodiac figures, each named and illustrated.
Condition is very good with some minor soiling. Image size is 14 x 13.25 (inches).