Cities 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.
[Terrestrial globe gores].
Relief shown pictorially. Title supplied by cataloger. Reissued by Giuseppe di Rossi in 1615. Dedication in upper hemisphere: Illmo. viro optimaraq. artium amatori et Fautori D. Paulo Mellino Romano ... In lower hemisphere: I. Hondius Lectori S. In locorum longitudine ... Longitudines incepimus non ab Insulis Fortunatis ut Ptolome[us], sed ab iis quae acores vocantur quod acus nautica ibi recta in septentrionem vergat Vale. ...
Hondius, Jodocus - Rossi, Giuseppe Di.
Military Battles and Campaigns
This category contains maps showing campaigns of major military conflicts including troop movements, defensive structures and groundworks, roads to and from sites of military engagements, campsites, and local buildings, topography and vegetation. Some of the maps are manuscripts drawn on the field of battle, while others are engraved including some that have manuscript annotations reflecting the history of the battle or campaign. A significant ...
Finding 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 ...
Sagan, Carl - Druyan, Ann - Macfarlane, Seth
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.
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Relief shown pictorially. Reissued by Giuseppe di Rossi in 1615. In upper hemisphere: Illmo viro optimaraq avrtium amatori et Fautori D. Paulo Mellino Ramano ... In lower hemisphere: Hondius Lectori S. In locorum longitudine ... Longitudines incepimus non ab Insulis Fortunatis ut Ptolomeus, sed ab iis quæ acores vocantur quod acus nautica ibi recta in septentrionem vergat. Vale. Anno 1615. Paired with G3160 1615.H6 ...
Osaka fuyu no gojinzu ; Osaka gojinzu : Ganwa Gannen u Satsuki.
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Title and notes from the vendor, G.B. Manasek, Inc.: The fall of Osaka Castle and the beginning of Edo period, Japan. Depicts the deployment of both Toyotomi and Tokugawa forces in winter of 1614 and summer of 1615. Shows Osaka Castle, harbor, local terrain, changes in troop location, and alterations in defenses of Osaka Castle. Manuscript. Stamped with seal of Matsudaira family archives (Matsudaira ...