Collection Items

  • 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
    [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
    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
    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