A map of Rariton River, Milstone River, South River ... (1685)
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. 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
A new map of Virginia, Maryland, and the improved parts of Pennsylvania & New Jersey.
Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Date and attribution from On the Map, 1983 (Figure 24). First state of map published originally in 1685 by Christopher Browne with the imprint in the cartouche under the title. No longitude lines are given. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy annotated with pencil in bottom margin. Stamped ...
Holme, Thomas - Lamb, Francis - Greene, Robert - Thornton, John - Pennsylvania. Surveyor General
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