CollectionFinding Our Place in the Cosmos: From Galileo to Sagan and Beyond A thematic collection exploring changing models of the universe through time, ideas of life on other words and Carl Sagan’s place in the tradition of science. It features manuscripts, rare books, celestial atlases, newspaper articles, sheet music and movie posters. Like our ancestors, we look up at the heavens and wonder. What is the structure of the universe? How significant are we? Are we ...
- Contributor: Sagan, Carl - Druyan, Ann - Macfarlane, Seth
Map[Da Ming yu di tu].
大明與地图. | Atlas of the Ming Empire Title supplied. Copy imperfect: acquired copy has holes on some pages. Includes text. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Gift; Warner purchase; 1929, no. 10. Previous call number: G2305 .D3 1566 Vault Shelf Shows 18 maps, includes 13 provinces, 2 zhili, and general maps during (嘉靖年間) Jianjing period. Taiwan is not shown, and Macau is not marked ...
- Contributor: Warner, Langdon
- Date: 1547
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CollectionGeneral Maps This category includes maps that typically portray the physical environment and a variety of cultural elements for a geographic area at a particular point in time. The maps in this category show a geographic area larger than a city or town and do not display a subject that is part of one of the thematic categories.
- Date: 1290
CollectionCities and Towns This category includes maps that depict individual buildings to panoramic views of large urban areas. These maps record the evolution of cities illustrating the development and nature of economic activities, educational and religious facilities, parks, street patterns and widths, and transportation systems.
- Date: 1500
MapIsolario di Benedetto Bordone nel qual si ragiona di tutte l'isole del mondo, con li lor nomi antichi & moderni, historie, fauole, & modi del loro viuere & in qual parte del ...
Isolario Catalog Record Only Relief shown pictorially. Originally published as: Libro di Benedetto Bordone nel qual si ragiona de tutte l'isole del mondo, Venice, 1528. Place of publication and printer statement from colophon. Signatures: 2A⁴ 2B-2D² A-D⁶ E⁴ F² G-M⁶ N⁸ (2D2 and N8 versos blank). Leaves iiii, xliiii, and lxiii misnumbered v, xliii, and lxiiii. Leaves [5-10] and xxix-xxx include four double-page maps. Title and some additional ...
- Contributor: Bordon, Benedetto
- Date: 1547