Collection Items

  • Map
    Joslin's six inch terrestrial globe, containing the latest di...
    Six inch terrestrial globe, containing the latest discoveries
    Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Gift; Philip Colman; Dec. 2002. Imperfect: Some cracking from mounting at poles, and cracking on zodiacal circle. Paired with G3160 1840.J62 Vault Cabinet. Acquisitions control no.: 2003-16.
    • Contributor: Joslin, Gilman - Annin, William
    • Date: 1840
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    Laing's Planetarium
    Rand McNally & Co.'s new 3 inch terrestrial globe
    Shows the motion of the Earth and Mercury around the Sun, and the Moon around the Earth. Date from dealer's information. Terrestrial globe dated to 1891. Title from metal plate affixed to wooden arm. Metal label attached to base shows the months, seasons, and zodiac. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisition made possible by Marjorie S. ...
    • Contributor: Laing Planetarium Company - Rand McNally and Company
    • Date: 1895
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    Carta marina nuova tavola. Text and ill. on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault
    • Contributor: Gastaldo, Jacopo
    • Date: 1561
  • Map
    Typvs orbis terrarvm Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 18-85
    • Contributor: Hondius, Jodocus
    • Date: 1589
  • Map
    Tipus orbis terrarum Relief shown pictorially. Includes ancillary maps of America, Europe, Africa, and Asia in border. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault
    • Contributor: Solis, Hermando De.
    • Date: 1603
  • Map
    Typvs orbis terrarvm Relief shown pictorially. Includes text. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 19-85 Vault
    • Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham
    • Date: 1628
  • Map
    Nova totius terrarum orbis geographica ac hydrographica tabula Relief shown pictorially. Includes text, 2 ancillary celestial hemispheres, and ill. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 2001-24
    • Contributor: Hondius, Jodocus
    • Date: 1655
  • Map
    Nova totius terrarum orbis tabula Relief shown pictorially. Includes col. ill. Insets: Polus arcticus -- Polus antarcticus -- Polus septentrionalis -- Systema mundi juxtamentem Claudii Ptolemaei Alexand -- Genuinum mundi systema secundum N. Copernici hypothesin -- Polus meridionalis. Mounted on cloth. LC copy imperfect: Fold-lined vertically in half. Pin holes in cloth tape in all corners. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Wit, Frederik De.
    • Date: 1660
  • Map
    La carte générale du monde Relief shown pictorially. Includes text, 2 celestial hemispheres, 3 compasses, and latitudinal sphere. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 26-86 Vault
    • Contributor: Duval, P. (Pierre) - Berey, Nicolas
    • Date: 1661
  • Map
    Nova orbis tabvla in lvcem edita
    Nova orbis tabula in lucem edita
    Relief shown pictorially. Appears in the author's Atlas. Amsterdam, 1688? Includes maps of the north polar region and south polar region and col. ill. Vertically fold-lined in half. Mounted on paper, mounted on cloth. LC copy imperfect: Pin holes in cloth tape at fold and in all corners. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Wit, Frederik De.
    • Date: 1688
  • 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
    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
  • Map
    Astronomische hemel spiegel : waar in men sien kan de merkwaa... Relief shown pictorially. Accompanied by text: Generale verklaringe over deese voorgestelde hemelse verschynselen ... waereld kaart / Symon J. Panser, stads mathem. [1] leaf ; 49 cm. Embden den 14. april 1738. Includes 14 ancillary maps showing solar eclipses, 2 ancillary lunar maps, and ill. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault Acquisitions control no. 99-1
    • Contributor: R. & J. Ottens
    • Date: 1738
  • Map
    Chart, containing the coasts of California, New Albion, and R... Scale ca. 1:16,300,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: London and Ferro. Shows routes of major exploration. In lower right corner: IV. Includes charts of astronomical observations and descriptive and historic text. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Robert Sayer and John Bennett (Firm)
    • Date: 1775
  • Map
    Mappe Monde ou carte générale du globe terrestre dessinée sui... Scale not given. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. "Carte corrigée, augmentée ... en 1786." Shows routes of Capt. Cook's 3 circumnavigations. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault. AACR2: 100; 650/1 700/1; 700/3
    • Contributor: Delamarche, Charles François - Cook, James - Dussy, E. - Robert De Vaugondy, Didier
    • Date: 1786
  • Map
    Bowles's new pocket map of the world, laid down from the late... Scale ca. 1:75,000,000. Hand colored. LC copy annotated in pencil below New Zealand and in ink above place of publication with manuscript date of 1784. Includes illus. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Bowles, Carington
    • Date: 1791
  • Map
    Chikyū zenzu. Relief shown pictorially. Hand drawn copy of first map on copperplate in Japan. The paper has been authenticated by the Metropolitan Museum as 18th century Japanese paper. Originally published Tōto Shibamon, [Japan] : K. Shiba, 1792. Includes 8 ancillary maps, note, and col. ill. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 31-82 Vault
    • Contributor: Shiba, Kōkan
    • Date: 1792
  • Map
    Le globe terrestre représenté en deux plans-hémisphères : dre... Scale ca. 1:35,000,000 at the equator. Hand colored. LC copy mounted on cloth backing for folding. Relief shown pictorially. Includes text, notes, and ill. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 650/1; 700/1
    • Contributor: Nolin, Jean Baptiste - Bocquet, Nicolas François - Crépy (Firm)
    • Date: 1794
  • Map
    The world on Mercator's projection, Scale ca. 1:33,000,000. Hand colored. Sectioned and mounted on cloth backing. Relief shown pictorially. "Published by John Melish & Saml. Harrison." Cartouche: H. Bridport, deld. [sic], G. Murray, sct. Includes text "To find the distance of one place from another" and statistical table. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 650/1; 700/1; 700/2
    • Contributor: Melish, John - Harrison, Samuel - Bridport, Hugh - Murray, George
    • Date: 1817
  • Map
    The world on Mercator's projection, Scale ca. 1:33,000,000. Hand colored. Mounted on cloth backing. Relief shown pictorially. LC copy 2 imperfect: Small pieces missing. Discolored, surface varnished. "Published by John Melish & Saml. Harrison." Cartouche: H. Bridport, deld. [sic], G. Murray, sct. Includes text "To find distance of one place from another" and statistical table. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault ...
    • Contributor: Melish, John - Harrison, Samuel - Bridport, Hugh - Murray, George
    • Date: 1818
  • Map
    The world on Mercator's projection, Scale ca. 1:33,000,000. Hand colored. Mounted on cardboard and cloth backing. Relief shown pictorially. LC copy imperfect: Small pieces missing. Discolored and brittle. Cartouche: H. Bridport, deld. [sic], G. Murray, sct. Includes text "To find the distance of one place from another" and statistical table. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 650/1; 700/1; 700/2
    • Contributor: Melish, John - Harrison, Samuel - Bridport, Hugh - Murray, George
    • Date: 1820
  • Map
    The world, on a globular projection, exhibiting the geographi... Relief shown pictorially. Purchase; FY '13 Philip Lee Phillips Society purchase; March 2013. Includes statistics and illustrations of the world's highest mountains and longest rivers by continents. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy sectioned into 24 and mounted on cloth to facilitate folding. Two marbled covers affixed to verso. Dealer: Vobam, Sweden
    • Contributor: Vance, D. H. (David H.) - Vance, D. H.
    • Date: 1826
  • Map
    The world "January 1833." Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault Acquisitions control no. 99-43
    • Contributor: Van Schaack, Mary
    • Date: 1833
  • Map
    Globe map of the world. F69929--69932 U.S. Copyright Office "Copyright 1900, by Wm. M. Goldthwaite, Chicago, Ill." Relief shown by hachures. At head of title: Goldthwaites handy hemispheres. Includes inset showing torrid, temperate, and frigid zones. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Two copies. Copy 1 stamped on recto and verso respectively: 69929 and 69932. Copy 2 stamped on recto and verso ...
    • Contributor: Goldthwaite, Wm. M. (William M.)
    • Date: 1900
  • Map
    [Shi jie] quan tu. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Maps probably drawn by the small boys in the Christian College, Canton, China. One of three maps drawn by the small boys in the Christian College, Canton, China. "136A". Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Date: 1900
  • Map
    The trans-orbal map : a Global Press map for one world F18574 U.S. Copyright Office This map which was produced from a photograph of a transparent globe permits a view through the orb or globe; and, enables one to observe the relationship of all the continents to one another and to the world as a whole. Relief shown by shading. Includes text and 3 ancillary maps of the transparent globe showing reverse areas of the ...
    • Contributor: Global Press Corporation - Ristow, Walter W. (Walter William)
    • Date: 1944
  • Map
    Newly independent states of the World. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: United States. Central Intelligence Agency
    • Date: 1962
  • Map
    Political map of the world, June 2010. "June 2010." "803466AI (G00010) 6-10." Includes notes. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: United States. Central Intelligence Agency
    • Date: 2010
  • Map
    Political map of the world, June 2012. "June 2012." "803512AI (G00010) 6-12." Includes notes. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: United States. Central Intelligence Agency
    • Date: 2012
  • Map
    Night lights : [satellite view of the world]
    City night lights
    "The National Ocean and Atmospheric Administration's National Geophysical Data Center and the Defense Meteorological Satellite Program's Operational Linescan System provided data to NASA Goddard Space Flight Center and Bowie State University in order to render this image of global urban lights."--On verso. Includes lesson plan outlines, ill., and 11 maps on verso. "This investigation for grades 5-8 is reprinted from the NASA-funded Mission Geography ...
    • Contributor: Goddard Space Flight Center - Imhoff, M. L. (Marc Lee) - Bowie State University
    • Date: 2004
  • Map
    Sekai bankoku Nihon yori kaijō risū ōjō jinbutsuzu. Shows countries of the world, their people, and distances from Japan. Also shows the continents (Asia, Europe, Libya [i.e. Africa], North and South America), the oceans, some capitals, the equator, and the tropics. Pictorial map. Relief shown pictorially. Japanese. Cover title: Sekaizu ichiran. Cover and cover title added of a later date. Wood block print. Includes explanatory notes. LC copy: Hand-drawn and colored anatomical ...
    • Date: 1800
  • Map
    Map of the square and stationary earth : four hundred passage... Relief shown by hachures. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Gift; Don Homuth; September 2011. Accompanied by envelope containing illustrations, CD-ROM of Ferguson family gravesite, transcriptions of Orlando Ferguson's obituaries, and photocopy and CD-ROM of "The globe theory of the earth refuted". Fold-lined. Conserved.
    • Contributor: Ferguson, Orlando - L.H. Everts & Co.
    • Date: 1893
  • Map
    A new map of the world. "Published June 28th, 1800 by John Wallis at his Map Warehouse, 16 Ludgate Street." Map consists of 2 hemispheres each 20 cm. in diam. Includes 6 ancillary maps showing circles, parallels, zones, meridians, definitions of land and water, and world. LC copy imperfect: One piece missing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault Shelf
    • Contributor: Wallis, J. (John)
    • Date: 1800
  • Map
    Wallis's New dissected map of world : engraved from the lates... "Published June 25th 1812 by John Wallis, 42 Skinner Street, London." Title from label on wooden box. Label on spine of wooden box: Scotland. Map consists of 2 hemispheres each 32 cm. in diam. LC copy imperfect: Several pieces missing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault Shelf
    • Contributor: Wallis, J. (John) - Neele, Samuel John
    • Date: 1812
  • Map
    World. Relief shown by hachures. Box title. Alternate title: The world on Mercator's projection. Accompanied by: The world on Mercator's projection. 1 map : col. ; 29 x 44 cm. LC copy imperfect: One broken piece; small portion of a piece missing; accompanying map brittle. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault Shelf
    • Contributor: Philip & Tacey Ltd
    • Date: 1840
  • Map
    [Globus terrarum] Relief shown pictorially. Gores for a 20 cm. globe. Title supplied by cataloger. Date from Shirley's Mapping of the world, 1993. Includes ill. LC copy: Sheet 1 annotated in pencil in upper right "W. Lowery" and in ink in upper left "27". Sheet 4 annotated in ink in upper right "114" and lower left "26". LC copy imperfect: Lacking sheet 2. Central vertical fold ...
    • Contributor: Habrecht, Isaac - Fürst, Paul
    • Date: 1612
  • Map
    [Globus terrarum] Relief shown pictorially. Gores for a 16.3 cm. globe. Title supplied by cataloger. Includes watermark. Includes ill. LC copy: Pencil annotations across bottom. LC copy imperfect: Central horizontal and vertical fold lines. Liquid staining on upper and lower right and left. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no.: 2004-3
    • Contributor: Blacus, G. I. - Jollain, Gérard
    • Date: 1666
  • Map
    Physical map of the world, 2002. Includes "world factoids" in lower margin. Relief shown by shading and spot heights. Depths shown by shading and soundings. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. "381072/802821AI (R00349) 9-02."
    • Contributor: United States. Central Intelligence Agency
    • Date: 2002
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    Physical map of the world, June 2010. Relief shown by shading and spot heights. Depths shown by shading. "June 2010." "803465AI (G00010) 6-10." Includes notes. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: United States. Central Intelligence Agency
    • Date: 2010
  • Map
    Physical map of the world, June 2012. Relief shown by shading and spot heights. Depths shown by shading. "June 2012." "803511AI (G00010) 6-12." Includes notes. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: United States. Central Intelligence Agency
    • Date: 2012
  • Map
    The geographical area and the population of the kingdom of li... Shows Christians and non-Christians. From the papers of William McKinley. Pen-and-ink and watercolors. Biblical verse in lower margin. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault
    • Contributor: McKinley, William
    • Date: 1890
  • Map
    Carta da geographia dos Lusíadas : poema épico de Luís de Cam... Literary map. Relief shown by hachures. Prime meridian: Paris. Red, blue, and black ink and watercolor. Includes 6 ancillary maps. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LMP Vault
    • Contributor: Figueiredo, A. Cardoso Borges De (Antonio Cardoso Borges)
  • Map
    This map of North America, according to ye newest and most ex... Scale ca. 1:15,000,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. "To the Right Honourable John Lord Sommers, Baron of Evesham in ye county of Worcester, President of Her Majesty's most Honourable Privy Council &c." Includes ill. and notes. Insets: A view of a stage & also of ye manner of fishing for, curing & drying cod at New Foundland.--St. John's harbour.--Boston harbour.--New York &c.--[Charleston region, S.C.]--Port ...
    • Contributor: Moll, Herman - Lens, Bernard - Vertue, George - Bowles, John
    • Date: 1715
  • Map
    New correct map of the flat surface, stationary earth
    When reading map lay it flat on table
    Flat earth map. English and Arabic. Text in English and Arabic and illustrations on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Abizaid, John George
    • Date: 1920