Collection Items

  • Map
    Chart, containing the coasts of California, New Albion, and Russian discoveries to the north; with the peninsula of Kamtschatka, in Asia, opposite thereto; and islands, dispersed over the Pacific Ocean, to the ... 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
    Bowles's new and accurate map of the world, or Terrestrial globe : laid down from the best observations and newest discoveries particularly those lately made in the south seas by Anson, Byron, ... Shows various expedition routes. Relief shown pictorially. Includes text and col. ill. Ancillary maps: Solar system -- Northern hemisphere -- Southern hemisphere -- Astronomical latitude and longitude analemma -- Universal scale of equal parts, chords, sines, tangents, secants, & c. & c. -- Chart of the world according to Mercator's projection -- Selenography or a map of the moon -- Vicissitude of seasons explained...
    • Contributor: Bowles, Carington
    • Date: 1780
  • Map
    Carte generale de la terre : appliquée a l'astronomie pour l'etude de la géographie terrestre et celeste Relief shown pictorially. Includes text, table of climates, table of coordinates, and ill. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Fold-lined. On verso in manuscript ink in upper right corner: 25.
    • Contributor: Flecheux, M.
    • Date: 1782
  • Map
    Sankai yochi zenzu. Scale ca. 1:27,000,000 at the equator. Wood block print, hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Shows continents and oceans of the world at about 1600. Based on Matteo Ricci's World map which was published in China in 1602. Includes text. At head of text: Chikyū bankoku sankai yochi zenzu setsu. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Nagakubo, Sekisui - Ricci, Matteo
    • Date: 1785
  • Map
    Mappe monde, ou carte generale du globe terrestre dessineé suivant les regles de la projection des cartes reduites
    Carte generale du globe terrestre dessineé suivant les regles de la projection des cartes reduites
    Relief shown pictorially. "Carte corrigée, augmentée ... en 1786." Shows routes of Capt. Cook's 3 circumnavigations. Includes illustrated cartouche. 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
    Western New World or Hemisphere. Eastern Old World or Hemisphere. Shows Western and Eastern hemispheres separately. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault
    • Contributor: Faden, William
    • Date: 1786
  • Map
    Bowles's new pocket map of the world, laid down from the latest observations and comprehending the new discoveries to the present time, particularly those lately made in the southern seas, by Byron, ... 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
    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. 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
    Da Qing tong shu zhi gong wan guo jing wei di qiu shi fang yu gu jin tu
    大清統屬職貢萬國經緯地球式方輿古今圖 / | Da Qing tong shu zhi gong wan guo jing wei di qiu shi | The Great Qing Dynasty world map of tribute-bearing countries with spherical coordinates, past and present
    Scale ca. 1:60,000,000. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Shows the world in 2 hemispheres. Also shows coordinates and dotted lines on the map. Based on "Zhi fang hui lan si yi tu shuo" produced in 1794. Prime meridian: Beijing LC copy imperfect: very fragile, some pieces missing. Includes text and insets of the complete map of the world and complete map of the 4 oceans. Available...
    • Contributor: Zhuang, Tingfu
    • Date: 1794
  • Map
    Map of the World from the best authorities. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault
    • Contributor: Carey, Mathew
    • Date: 1795
  • Map
    A new map of the world : with all the new discoveries by Capt. Cook and other navigators : ornamented with the Solar System, the eclipses of the sun, moon & planets ... Relief shown pictorially. Also shows lines of magnetic variation and marine wind-direction arrows. "Published as the Act directs, Aug't 1st 1799, by I. Evans, No. 41 Long Lane, West Smithfield." Originally printed on 2 sheets. Imperfect: Use-worn, fold-lined, wrinkled/missing small sections at edges, taped on verso at edges. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Purchase; Richard B....
    • Contributor: Kitchen, T. (Thomas) - Evans, John - Kitchen, T.
    • Date: 1799
  • Map
    Map of the world Relief shown by shading. Title within illustration of eagle. Lower left corner cut away. Mounted on cloth. Gift ; Miss Faith Bradford ; July 1957. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Knight, Elizabeth
    • Date: 1810
  • Map
    Da Qing wan nian yi tong tian xia quan tu.
    大清万年一统天下全图. | The great Qing Dynasty's complete map of all under heaven
    Scale ca. 1:2,500,000. Covers from Korea to India, from Russia to Brunei. Shows the world known to the Chinese, with China at the center of the map. Wood block print. Relief shown pictorially. Based on the original map drawn by Huang Qianren in 1767. Hummel purchase 1930, no. 18. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text....
    • Contributor: Huang, Qianren - Hummel, Arthur W. (Arthur William)
    • Date: 1811
  • 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 geographical researches of modern travellers & navigators 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
    Chart. "...to accompany Report no. 596, made by T. Butler King,..." Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Maury, M. F.
    • Date: 1848
  • Map
    Colton's illustrated & embellished steel plate map of the world on Mercator's projection : compiled from the latest & most authentic sources exhibiting the recent Arctic and Antarctic discoveries & explorations Relief shown by hachures. Includes illustrations of cities and people along filigreed border. Inset: view of Antarctic Continent as seen by the U.S. Ship Peacock, January 19th, 1840. 4 x 29 cm. List of distances to and from various cities around the world at the top of map. An explanation of projection at the top of map. An explanation of scale in the lower...
    • Contributor: Johnson, D. Griffing
    • Date: 1854
  • 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
    Standard map of the World. CiF 17060 U.S. Copyright Office Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Geographia Map Company
    • Date: 1942
  • Map
    Outline of post-war new world map. F17019 U.S. Copyright Office Scale ca. 1:30,000,000. Shows protectorates and peace-security bases. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text. AACR2: 650/1; 650/2
    • Contributor: Gomberg, Maurice
    • Date: 1942
  • 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
    Political map of the world. "1 January 1982." "505061 (545037) 1-82." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: United States. Central Intelligence Agency
    • Date: 1982
  • Map
    [Political map of the world, 1983]. Title supplied by cataloger. "505153 (A00174) 4-83." Countries not colored. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: United States. Central Intelligence Agency
    • Date: 1983