Scale ca. 1:9,500,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Shows Caribbean region. "Published ... by M. A. Rocque in the Strand & A. Dury in Dukes Court St. Martins Lane." Title in English and French. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 88 Includes historic and descriptive text. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651; 700/1
Rocque, John - Dury, Andrew - Rocque (m. A.) (firm)
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
Scale ca. 1:633,600. Hand colored. Prime meridian: London. Relief shown pictorially. Shows area from Hudson River-Lake Champlain to Penobscot Bay. Appears in Thomas Jefferys' A general topography of North America. 1768. no. 22, plates 30-31. LC copy annotated in ink to show additional townships. Includes inscription to "Charles Townshend, His Majesty's Secretary at War," text, and inset "A general plan of the River St. ...
Blanchard, Joseph - Langdon, Samuel - Jefferys, Thomas
Scale ca. 1:150,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 440; 651
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 ...
Library of Congress. Geography and Map Division - Library of Congress. National Digital Library Program
Scale ca. 1:12,000,000. Relief shown pictorially. "Engraved for the continuation of Dr. Smolletts History of England." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 89 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651
"This plann is laid down according to the original design but the distances are marked by the survey made & confirmed by Act of Assembly in the year of our lord 1761. [illegible initials]." Oriented with north toward lower right. Pen-and-ink. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes notes and names of select property owners. Fold-lined. Minor ...
Marian S. Carson Collection (library of Congress)
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 ...
Library of Congress. National Digital Library Program - Library of Congress. Geography and Map Division
Shows houses, streets, and vegetation. Oriented with north to the upper right. "Eng. for the London Mag." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1679 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
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.
Scale ca. 1:390,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Mounted on cloth backing with reinforced edges. Relief shown pictorially. Shows campsite locations for the author's expedition from Quebec into Maine. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 838 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
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.
Shows northern Yucatán Peninsula. Depths shown by soundings. Watermark: JHR in 1 character. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Mounted on cloth backing. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 580 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text. Maggs number annotated in pencil in lower right margin: 334. Vault
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 ...
From the London Magazine. November 1761, v. 30. Prime meridian: London and Philadelphia. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1436 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Copy 2. Gift; From the collection of Dr. Gerald D. Aurbach, given in his memory by his wife, Hanna, and daughters, Elissa and Pamela. Acquisitions control no. 94-29