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Map [Collection of nine images including astronomical instruments, celestial charts, and a world map].

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Title

  • [Collection of nine images including astronomical instruments, celestial charts, and a world map].

Names

  • Ferguson, James, 1710-1776.

Created / Published

  • [no earlier than 1769]

Contents

  • Le globe celeste -- Sisteme de Coprenic, de Ticho Brahe, et de Descartes -- Mappe Monde ou description generale du globe Terrestre / suivant Mr. de Lisle de l'Academie royale des sciences -- Machina ingenioso artifice extructa, ope et industria Bernardi a Cloese restituta, Europae admiratio -- Sphaera artificialis, seu armillaris -- La sphere artificielle -- De Hemel Globe -- [Handwritten title, covering article and two diagrams] A new method of constructing sun-dials for any given latitude without the assistance of dialing scales, or logarithmic calculations / by James Ferguson F.R.S.

Headings

  • -  Ptolemy,--active 2nd century
  • -  Copernicus, Nicolaus,--1473-1543
  • -  Brahe, Tycho,--1546-1601
  • -  Descartes, René,--1596-1650
  • -  Sundials
  • -  Sundials--Design and construction
  • -  Sundials--Early works to 1800
  • -  Armillary spheres--Early works to 1800
  • -  Celestial sphere--Early works to 1800
  • -  Spherical astronomy
  • -  Universe

Genre

  • Celestial charts
  • Armillary spheres

Notes

  • -  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 site as a raster image.

Medium

  • 9 maps on 1 sheet : hand colored ; 35 x 20 cm or smaller, sheet 56 x 66 cm

Call Number/Physical Location

  • G3190 1769 .C6

Repository

  • Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540 to 4650 USA dcu

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2013593153

Online Format

  • image

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Chicago citation style:

Ferguson, James. Collection of Nine Images Including Astronomical Instruments, Celestial Charts, and a World Map. [No Earlier Than, 1769] Map. https://www.loc.gov/item/2013593153/.

APA citation style:

Ferguson, J. (1769) Collection of Nine Images Including Astronomical Instruments, Celestial Charts, and a World Map. [No Earlier Than] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2013593153/.

MLA citation style:

Ferguson, James. Collection of Nine Images Including Astronomical Instruments, Celestial Charts, and a World Map. [No Earlier Than, 1769] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2013593153/>.