Collection Items

  • Map
    Systema mundi Tychonicum : secundum celeberrimorum astronomorum Tychonis de Brahe et Io. Baptistae Riccioli S.I. hypotheses concinnatum 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. Bottom edge and center fold repaired with cardboard on verso.
    • Contributor: Homann, Johann Baptist
    • Date: 1716
  • 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
    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 figure of the World. In upper right corner: p. 2. includes text and 4 diagrams. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy has red-bordered label affixed to verso, with 516/1 written in ink. Left margin trimmed.
    • Date: 1650
  • Map
    [Three maps of the cosmological systems of Ptolemy, Copernicus, and Brahe]. Title supplied by cataloger. Includes text. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy assembled from three separate maps, trimmed and mounted on sheet. LC copy imperfect: loss in center of lower margin of Copernican map.
    • Contributor: Fer, Nicolas De
    • Date: 1669
  • 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
    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 celestial planisphere, or map of the heavens "Entered according to Act of Congress Septr. 1st. 1835 by F.J. Huntington of the State of Connecticut." "Pl. VIII." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: Fragile, taped along vertical fold line.
    • Contributor: Huntington, Francis Junius - Evans, William Gardner - Burritt, Elijah H. (Elijah Hinsdale)
    • Date: 1835
  • Map
    Stars of the first 5 magnitudes visible in Northern latitudes
    Stars of the first five magnitudes visible in Northern latitudes
    Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy photocopy with slightly different typography and mounted on cloth is similar to LC original printed copy. LC copy mounted on cloth.
    • Contributor: Dilks, Albert W.
    • Date: 1909
  • Map
    Stars of the first 5 magnitudes visible in Northern latitudes
    Stars of the first five magnitudes visible in Northern latitudes
    Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy hand colored. LC copy has blue crayon on verso: 14207/1909. LC copy imperfect: Torn in half along vertical fold line.
    • Contributor: Dilks, Albert W.
    • Date: 1909