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.
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.
Covers township of Durham, Bucks County, Pa. Cadastral map showing lots, lot numbers, and prices. Hills, forges, mansion-house, and major trees shown pictorially. Title in lower margin in ink. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Watermarks: IV, L, [fleur-de-lis over blank cartouche]. At top: Whole amount, 8,484 acres & 52 per. LC copy trimmed, stained, fold-lined, annotated in ink on recto to give ...
Scale ca. 1:330. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north to the bottom. Includes index to buildings. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1139 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651
Scale ca. 1:850,000. Title supplied. Oriented with north to the bottom. Relief shown pictorially. Pictorial map. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Shows mountains, coastline, islands, and roads in Zhejiang Province. Hummel purchase 1930, no. 35. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text which explains the distance between cities. Previous call number:G7823.Z5A5 1820 .Z5 Vault Shelf AACR2
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 ...
The collection consists of 40 manuscript and 26 printed maps, and a manuscript atlas, the originals of which are in the Library of Congress' Geography and Map Division. The Rochambeau Map Collection contains cartographic items used by Jean Baptiste Donatien de Vimeur, comte de Rochambeau (1725-1807), when he was commander in chief of the French expeditionary army (1780-82) during the American ...
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Scale ca. 1:600,000. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Annotated on verso: South Carolina. Described in William Cumming's The Southeast in early maps, no. 443. Insets: A plan of Beaufort on Port Royal Island [ca. 1:17,000]--A plan of Camden.--A plan of Georgetown [ca. 1:17,000]--A draught of Port Royal Harbour in South Carolina with the marks for going in [ca. 1:200,000]--A plan of Charles ...
Cook, James - Bowen, Thomas - Parker, H.
Scale ca. 1:63,360. Depths shown by soundings. Described and dated 1776 in William P. Cumming's The Southeast in early maps. Dated 1773 in Essays honoring Lawrence C. Wroth. Includes "Remarks." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1525 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/2
Gascoigne, John - Batley - Jefferys and Faden, London
Scale ca. 1:63,360. Depths shown by soundings. Described and dated 1776 in William P. Cumming's The Southeast in early maps. Dated 1773 in Essays honoring Lawrence C. Wroth. Includes "Explanation." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1529 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 651/3; 650/4
Gascoigne, John - Jefferys and Faden, London
The collection represents an important historical record of the mapping of North America and the Caribbean. Most of the items presented here are documented in Maps and Charts of North America and the West Indies, 1750-1789: A Guide to the Collections in the Library of Congress compiled by John R. Sellers and Patricia Molen van Ee in 1981. The bibliography contains approximately 2,000 maps ...
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Scale ca. 1:2,000,000. Hand colored. First impression of 3d ed. Relief shown pictorially. "Longitude west from London." LC copy two imperfect: Deteriorated in upper portion. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 41 Includes text and inset "A new map of Hudson's Bay and Labrador from the late surveys of those coasts." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. ...
Mitchell, John - Kitchin, Thomas - Jefferys and Faden, London
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
Relief shown by contours and spot heights. Depths shown by gradient tints. Each chart has 1 personal statement of attribution below the title on recto. Some charts have none, but have a revision statement of attribution. Various eds. of some charts. Orientation differs. Each sheet numbered in lower margin, e.g.: 21. Some charts have date added in pencil on verso. Index published separately. Includes ...
Scale 1:31,680; 2 in. to a mile. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. "Minutes of longitude east from the meridian of the Cathedral of Salisbury." Includes "List of subscribers." Accompanied by 2 copies of "A map of Wilt Shire; (taken from actual survey) being the index map to the large one." Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 700/1; 700/2