Relief shown pictorially. Coordinates given from an unidentified prime meridian. Appears in his Cartes generales de toutes les parties du monde, 1658. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy hand colored.
Sanson, Nicolas - Mariette, Pierre - Somer, J.
Covers Canada, Hudson Bay region, and eastern United States. Shows lakes, rivers, villages, and other geographical entities. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. "A Monseigneu, Monseigneur le Marquis de Seignelay, et de Lonré, baron de Seaux, conseiller du Roy en tous conseils, secretaire d'estat & des commandemens de Sa Majesté, commandeur et grand thresorier de ses ordres. Par son très-humble très-obéissant & très obligé serviteur I-Baptiste Louis ...
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 the coast of North America from western Nova Scotia to Cape Cod. Pictorial map. Original title. Facsim. title: Champlain map of the northeast coast of North America, 1607, a facsimile from the Library of Congress. Facsim. of a ms. chart on vellum in the collection of the Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress. From a limited ed. of 500 copies. Accompanied by ...
Champlain, Samuel De - Modelski, Andrew M. - Library of Congress
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.
Copy has date annotated on verso: 1644. Relief shown pictorially. Oriented with north to the right. Includes col. ill. German text on verso. Gift; From the collection of Dr. Gerald D. Aurbach, given in his memory by his wife, Hanna, and daughters, Elissa and Pamela. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 94-27 Vault
Bibliographic information on back reprinted. Stokes called this "the first known copperplate made in America." (v. 6 plate 84, opp. p. 60). This was disproved by Wroth. Map was engraved in England. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
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.
Depths shown by soundings. Oriented with north to the left. Watermark: IV. Watermark dated from 1668-1812. Pen-and-ink and red ink and watercolor. Mounted on cloth backing. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 243 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Maggs number annotated in pencil in lower right margin: 20. Vault
Stokes, Iconography, p. 147 (vol. 1), lists dates as 1651-55. See Map collectors circle, #24. Phillips, 465 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes view "Nieuw Amsterdam op t eylant Manhattans." Vault
Shows coast of North America from western Nova Scotia to Cape Cod. Relief shown pictorially. Gift; Henry Harrisse; 1910. Pen-and-ink with green wash. Vellum chart collection, no. 15. LC Nautical charts on vellum, 15 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes table of longitude calculations in upper right corner, title cartouche, and decorative scale not specifying measurement. ...
Shows rural landholders' names and lots in Philadelphia, Chester, and Bucks Counties. First issue. Includes indexes of landholders, inset of "The city of Philadelphia, two miles in length and one in breadth," and coat of arms. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault
Holme, Thomas - Harris, John - Lea, Philip
Relief shown pictorially and by shading. Prime meridian: [Paris]. Mounted on cloth backing. From his 1658 (i.e. 1660) Cartes générales de toutes les parties du monde (Phillips 4260). First state: Lacks shading along border for Lake Ontario. Phillips. Maps of America, p. 560 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
Sanson, Nicolas - Peyrounin, A. - Mariette, Pierre-Jean
Relief shown pictorially. Title from cartouche. Alternate title in upper margin: Iudæa seu Terra Sancta, quæ Hebræorum sive Israelitarum terra, in suas duodecim tribus divisa : eæ vero sunt cis Iordanem tribus Iuda ... provincijs / ex conatibus geographicis Gulielmi Sanson Nicolai filij ... 1696. In cartouche: Avec privilège du Roy. Includes embellished title and legend cartouches; notes at foot of cartouches. Gift; Henry ...
Jaillot, Alexis Hubert - Sanson, Guillaume - Cordier, Louis
Scale 1:3,960; "Scale of 20 perches on an inch." Manuscript, pen and ink. Imperfect: Deteriorated along fold lines. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text and notes. Vault AACR2: 651/1
Relief shown pictorially. Shows trees, animals, and names of the Indian nations. Pen-and-ink and watercolor; detached from paper and mounted on cloth backing. "This is the copy of a sketch of the Mississippi River and country, contained in a manuscript map ... has the following title Carte génerale de la France septentrionale, contenant dans la dʹecouverte du pays des Ilinois ... made by the ...
Franquelin, Jean Baptiste Louis - Joliet, Louis
Relief shown pictorially. Appears in the author's Carte generale de France et de ses nouuelles acquisitions. Paris, 1661. Includes inset of the north pole region, inset of the south pole region, text in margin surrounding map, and ill. Vertically fold-lined at center. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vendor: Richard B. Arkway/Cohen & Taliaferro Acquisitions control no. ...