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.
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
Rossi, Giovanni Giacomo De - Blaeu, Willem Janszoon - Danckerts, Cornelis
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.
Nova Hispania, Nova Galicia, Gvatimala.
Nova Hispania, Nova Galicia, Guatimala
Relief shown pictorially. Appears in Ogilby's America and Montanus' De nieuwe en onbekende weerld. 1671. Phillips, Maps of America, pp. 404 and 405. Ogilby, John, America, pp. 238-239. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
Manatvs gelegen op de Noot [sic] Riuier.
Manuscript. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Covers New York City region. Pictorial map showing buildings and points of interest. Depths shown by soundings. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Described in Terrae incognitae, v. xvi, 1984. Richard W. Stephenson's The Henry Harrisse collection ... , p. 40; the third volume has binder's title "Manuscript maps of New-Netherland and Manhattan ...
Vinckeboons, Joan - Library of Congress
From the author's De Nieuwe en onbekende weereld: of Beschryving van America en 't zuid-land..., 1671 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. LC copy mounted on cloth backing.
Montanus, Arnoldus - Meurs, Jacob Van
America noviter delineata
Relief shown pictorially. Includes insets of north and south polar regions, and ill. of native figures and town views in margin. Prime meridian: Ferro. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 39-84
Hondius, Jodocus - Todeschi, Pietro
Kun yu quan tu.
Wood block prints. Shows the world in two hemispheres. Relief shown pictorially. Based on the world map of Joannes Blaeu. Translated title: Double Hemisphere Map of the World. Includes ill. and text. Gift; Arthur William Hummel; 1930, no. 5. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
Verbiest, Ferdinand - Blaeu, Joan - Hummel, Arthur W. (Arthur William)
Sanson, Nicolas - Jaillot, Alexis Hubert
Bird's-eye view. Relief shown pictorially. From the author's De Nieuwe en onbekende weereld ... 1671. Includes index and ill. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault
[Chart of the Mediterranean, the coast of Portugal, and the northwest coast of Africa]
Title devised by cataloguer. Oriented with north to the right. Contains 16 wind roses. Creator could be Giovanni Battista Cavallini, his son Pietro, or the Cavallini workshop. LC Nautical charts on vellum, 20. Pen-and-ink and goauche. Includes 3 bar scales in unidentified units and many illustrations throughout. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
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 ...
Herrman, Augustine - Faithorne, Henry - Withinbrook, Thomas
Nowel Amsterdam en Lameriqve : 1672
Nowel Amsterdam en l'Amériqve : | Nowel Amsterdam en l'Amérique :
Bird's-eye view of Lisbon, Portugal (not New Amsterdam) showing individual buildings and place-names in French. Map based on: Braun, George, 1540 or 41-1622. Civitates orbis terrarum, [1612-1618] Vol. 5, Olissippo quae nunc Lisboa, Civitas Amplissima Lusitaniae. Relief shown pictorially. Text in Latin and French. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Annotated in pencil on cloth backing. Includes ...
[Maps of Lithuania from approximately 1675 to 1970].
Catalog Record Only
This record covers single maps of Lithuania, formerly the Lithuanian SSR, which are not represented in the LC database by separate catalog records. This collection includes single printed maps and photocopies of printed or manuscript single maps as well as some multi-sheet single maps, plates from atlases, books or periodicals, and printed facsimiles. These maps cover Lithuania as a whole, regions of Lithuania, and ...
Archiducatus Austriae Inferioris : accuratissima geographica descriptio /
Catalog Record Only
Relief shown by hachures. Includes insets of "Austria Cæsaribus foelix et patria regum archiducumque domus regno populis qz beata Wienn die haubt unnd kaysere residentz statt in Osterich" and "Austria cor et scutum Romani imperÿ cuspinia de Austria folio 608 Kaiser Henrich der vier te Lobesan hat disem landt die ehr anthan genent das Hertz und Schildt des reichs und das auff erd nit ...