Collection Items

  • Map
    Systema solare et planetarium ex hypothesi Copernicana secundum elegantissimas illustrissimi quondam Hugenij deductiones novissime collectum & exhibitum. Appears in his Grosser Atlas uber die gantze Welt. Nurnberg, 1716. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: Discoloration along fold line. Lacking lower corners. Stamped on verso: 5985.
    • Contributor: Homann, Johann Baptist
    • Date: 1716
  • Map
    A scheme of the Solar system with the orbits of the planets and comets belonging thereto Includes text. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy annotated in ink on verso: Whiston's Solar System.
    • Contributor: Whiston, William - Senex, John
    • Date: 1720
  • Map
    A scheme of the Solar system with the orbits of the planets and comets belonging thereto Includes text. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy stamped in blue ink in lower left margin: 82A. LC copy imperfect: Darkened, use-worn, losses along edges, mounted on cloth.
    • Contributor: Whiston, William - Senex, John
    • Date: 1720
  • Map
    The Solar System, with the orbits of 5 remarkable comets. Appears in: A complete system of geography / Emanuel Bowen. London, 1747. 2 vol[s]. Includes diagrams of: Oblique sphere -- Right sphere -- Parallel sphere. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy typed in lower margin: 626888, N41. LC copy has handwritten in pencil in lower left margin: A complete system of geography, 2 vol[s], Emanuel ...
    • Contributor: Bowen, Emanuel
    • Date: 1747
  • Map
    The solar system displayed. "To the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in the State of Massachusetts & to the Philosophical Society of Pennsylvania this plate is most humbly dedicated by their most obedient humble servant Bartholomew Burges." Appears in: A Short Account of the Solar System and of Comets in General (Boston: B. Edes, 1789). Includes illustrations of terrestrial and celestial globes and "A Table of the ...
    • Contributor: Burges, Bartholomew - Norman, John
    • Date: 1789
  • Map
    La sphere artificielle ou armilaire oblique : elevée sur l'horizon a la latitude de Paris Includes diagrams of the Copernican, Brahean, Cartesian, and Ptolemaic systems, maps of the Sun and Moon, Venus, Mercury, Mars and Jupiter, and two diagrams showing the Earth's parallels. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy stamped on verso: 3641. Trimmed and mounted in right margin, another image of an armillary sphere: La sphere du monde, selon ...
    • Contributor: Fer, Nicolas De - Starckman, P. - Picart, Bernard
    • Date: 1716
  • Map
    Planisphaerii coelestis hemisphaerium meridionale : calculatum ad finem anni MDCC, pro aevo XVIII praesente Shows hemispheric view with signs of the Zodiac and the constellations shown picorially. "Cum Privilegio Pontissimorum D D Ordinum Hollandiae et Westfrisiae". Appears in: Atlas nouveau contenant toutes les parties du monde, où sont exactement marqués les empires, monarchies, royaumes, états, républiques &c. Amsterdam: J. Cóvens et C. Mortier, [1683-1761]. Includes tables and notes concerning stars. Insets: Solis observation novissima -- Lunae effigies, nuper ...
    • Contributor: Allard, Carel - Cóvens Et Mortier
    • Date: 1700
  • Map
    Planisphere celeste septentrional ; Planisphere celeste meridional
    Planisphere celeste meridional
    Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: La Hire, Philippe De - Fer, Nicolas De
    • Date: 1705
  • Map
    Planisphaerivm Aratevm sive Compages Orbivm Mvndanorvm ex hypothesi Aratea in plano expressa.
    Planisphaerium Arateum sive Compages Orbium Mundanorum ex hypothesi Aratea in plano expressa
    Appears in Andreas Cellarius' Harmonia macrocosmica. Amstelodami : Apud Gerardum Valk & Petrum Schenk, 1708. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy accompanied by photocopy. LC copy hand colored. Stamped in blue ink in lower left margin: 309A.
    • Contributor: Cellarius, Andreas - Schenk, Peter - Valck, G. (Gerard)
    • Date: 1708
  • Map
    A synopsis of the universe, or, the visible world epitomiz'd
    Visible world epitomiz'd
    Includes text, illustrations of armillary spheres, diagrams of Pythagorean, Platonic, Ptolematic, Tycho, Egyptian, Chaldean and other systems, and ill. Described in: Wright, Thomas, Clavis Cœlestis being the explication of a diagram ..., with a preface by M.A. Hoskin, London, Dawsons, 1967. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Stamped in blue ink in lower-left corner on all sheets: ...
    • Contributor: Wright, Thomas
    • Date: 1742
  • Map
    [Collection of nine images including astronomical instruments, celestial charts, and a world map]. Title devised by cataloger. English, French and Latin. James Ferguson article from Gent. Mag. March 1769. Nine printed images and two panels of printed text mounted on paper within hand drawn frames colored yellow. From various sources, unidentified except for the Ferguson article. Mounted on cloth and stamped in blue ink in lower left margin: 312A. Available also through the Library of Congress Web ...
    • Contributor: Ferguson, James
    • Date: 1769
  • Map
    Planisphaerium coeleste : secundum restitutionem Hevelianam et Hallejanam Hevelius style, Eimmart format; hemispheres, ecliptic pole to ecliptic, with non-Ptolemaic constellations. Warner p. 164 Stamped in blue ink in lower left margin: 316A. Includes 6 diagrams and 4 globes and armillary spheres. Detached from Lotter, T.C. Atlas novus. Augustae Vindelicorium, [1772]. Phillips 3513. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Lotter, Tobias Conrad
    • Date: 1772
  • Map
    Kujang chʻŏnsang yŏlchʻa punya chido.
    舊藏 天象 列次 分野 之圖. | Old Sky Chart Showing Rank and Distribution of Stars
    Originally engraved in a stone stele in A.D. 1395. Several Korean scholars studied the chart and estimated the observational epoch of the stars dating between B.C. 1C and A.D. 6C. Changbom Park found that the epoch of the stars in chart is combined from the first and fourteenth centuries. Most stars with declination lower than 50 degrees represent the night sky of the first ...
    • Date: 1777
  • Map
    Introduction a la géographie: carte des diverses positions de la sphere, des systhèmes de l'Univers, des planettes, des eclypses &.
    Carte des diverses positions de la sphere, des systhèmes de l'Univers, des planettes, des eclypses &.
    Appears in Didier Robert de Vaugondy's Atlas d'étude, pour l'instruction de la jeunesse, composé de trente-cinq cartes. A Paris : Chez C.F. Delamarche, Géographe, rue du Foin S. Jacques, au Collège de Me. Gervais, 1797. Includes "Sphere Armillaire oblique," "Globe celeste", "Globe terrestre", and diagrams of systems by Ptolemy, Copernicus, Tycho Brahe and Descartes; diagrams of solar and lunar eclipses and 12 illustrations of ...
    • Contributor: Delafosse, Jean-Baptiste - Delamarche, Charles François - Robert De Vaugondy, Didier
    • Date: 1791
  • Map
    Door dit hemels pleyn wert vertoondt den gehelen loop des hemels der vaste sterren met haer beeltenisse
    Sterre kaert of hemels pleyn, waer door men kan wete hoe laet dat het is over de gehele aertkloot, op alle meridiane en polus hoogte, en, op wat lengte en brete de voorsz sterre staen, bezuyde en benoorde de liniae aequinoctiael
    Shows stars with illustrations of signs of the zodiac. Atlantes Neederlandici, 1967-1985, v. II, El 2,2 Appears in Elwe's 1792 Atlas. Includes text and chart of explanations of the zodiac signs. In bottom margin faintly printed: te bekomen te Amsterdam by Joannes de Ram, boeckverkooper op den Dam. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Backer, Remmet Teunisse - Elwe, Jan Barend
    • Date: 1792
  • Map
    Meet-konstige vertoning van de grote en merk-waardige zons-verduistering. A Sporting Chance exhibit, 1979. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Panser, Simon - R. & J. Ottens
    • Date: 1748
  • Map
    Kemâliyle nakş olunmuş cümle cihan numûnesi Relief shown pictorially. Text states the map was translated into Turkish in 967 (Oct. 1559 to Sept. 1560). Map based on Oronce Fine's cordiform map of 1534, according to Shirley's Mapping of the world, 1993. Hâci Ahmed is probably a pseudonym, possibly of Michele Membré and Nicolò Cambi. One of 24 impressions printed in 1795 from six woodcut blocks when found in the archives ...
    • Contributor: Hâcı Ahmed - Fine, Oronce
    • Date: 1795
  • Map
    A new and correct map of the world : laid down according to the newest observations & discoveries in several different projections including the trade winds, monsoons, variation of the compass, and ... Relief shown pictorially. Insets: The northern hemisphere upon the plane of the Equinoctial -- The northern coelestial hemisphere -- A projection of ye world upon equidistant meridians and parallels -- The northern hemisphere upon the plane of the Ecliptic -- The face of the moon -- Tycho system -- Sphæra recta -- Mercury -- The sun enlightning ye moon -- The southern hemisphere upon ...
    • Contributor: Godson, W.
    • Date: 1702
  • Map
    Mappe-monde ou carte générale de la terre Hand colored. Includes 9 portraits. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault Acquisitions control no. 34-82.
    • Contributor: Fer, Nicolas De
    • Date: 1705
  • Map
    Mappe-monde ou carte générale de la terre Hand colored. Includes 9 portraits. LC copy annotated in black ink in upper right margin: 6. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Fer, Nicolas De
    • Date: 1705
  • Map
    Le globe terrestre représenté en deux plans-hémisphères : dressé sur la projection de Mr. de la Hyre de l'Académie Royale des Sciences, et sur plusieurs routiers et mémoires des plus habiles pilotes ... Scale ca. 1:35,000,000 at the equator. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Includes text, notes, and ill. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Nolin, Jean Baptiste - Bocquet, Nicolas François
    • Date: 1708
  • Map
    Nansenbushū bankoku shōka no zu
    Bankoku shōka no zu.
    Shows the world, based on knowledge from numerous famous Chinese and Japanese classics and Buddhism. Depths shown pictorially. Wood block print. Map and author, Hōtan, listed in Imago Mundi's Review of early cartography, v. 10, 1954. "... prototype of Buddhist world maps." Bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 94-37
    • Contributor: Sōshun
    • Date: 1710
  • Map
    Planiglobii terrestris cum utroq hemisphærio cælesti generalis repræsentatio. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Homann, Johann Baptist
    • Date: 1716
  • Map
    A new & correct map of the whole World. Two issues, one issue shows colonial sea to sea grants in North America. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. 2 copies, vary slightly. Vault
    • Contributor: Moll, Herman
    • Date: 1719
  • Map
    Mappemonde a l'usage du roy Shows nautical exploration routes. Relief shown pictorially. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes ill. Mounted on cloth.
    • Contributor: L'isle, Guillaume De
    • Date: 1720