Captn. Willoby. Newton's including deed for 6421 acrer of lan...
Captain Willoughby Newton's including deed for 6421 acre of land in the County of Fairfax :
Shows the parcel bounded by Bull Run Creek to the south, Cub Run to the west, and Little Rocky Run to the east in Fairfax County, Virginia and names of landowners. Title from verso of sheet. Pen-and-ink on four sheets of paper pasted together with red wax. Purchase; FY '15 Philip Lee Phillips Society purchase; April 2015. Imperfect: Numerous separations and small losses along ...
Eclipsis solis ad 25. Julii ao. 1748 in Europa a spectandae n...
Eclipsis solis nova delineatio | Nieuwe afbeeldinge der zons verduystering, die op den 25. July 1748 over Europa gezien zal worden, waar in niet alleen de Grootheyd, maar ook de tyd van het begin midden en eynde, voor alle plaatzen, op een geheel nieuwe manier word aangetoond | Nieuwe kaart van Europa na de alderlaatste ondekking / int licht gebracht te Amsterdam by Isaak Tirion
Includes text. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
Houttuyn, M. (Martinus) - Tirion, Isaak - Houttuyn, M.
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 Be...
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
Rochambeau Map Collection
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 Revolution. The maps ...
Library of Congress. National Digital Library Program - Library of Congress. Geography and Map Division
L'Empire de la Chine pour servir a L'histoire générale des vo...
Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: Ferro. Appears in L'histoire générale des voyages. Le Haye : P. de Hondt, 1747-80. In lower right corner: Tome 7 in 8⁰, page 1. In lower left corner: Tome VI in 4⁰, n⁰ 1. LC copy stamped on: 626888. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
The geography of the great solar eclipse of July 14 MDCCXLVII...
Shows the path of the eclipse. Relief shown pictorially. Includes 24 diagrams showing the eclipse as seen from different cities. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy mounted on paper along with seven other maps and diagrams taken from various publications. All images within hand drawn frames colored yellow. All but two of the diagrams are ...
Smith, George - Cave, Edward
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.
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 ...
Pensylvania, Nova Jersey et Nova York cum regionibus ad Fluvi...
Pennsylvania, Nova Jersey et Nova York cum regionibus ad fluvium Delaware in America sitis
Relief shown pictorially. Also covers New England (distorted) and northern Chesapeake region. Title in Latin; notes in German and Latin; legend in Latin, German, and English. Unidentified meridian. Provinces indicated by col. washes; province and county boundaries emphasized by dark watercolors. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes notes in map area, ill. in title cartouche, and ...