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
A new map of Virginia, Mary-Land, and the improved parts of Pennsylvania & New Jersey.
New map of Virginia, Maryland, and the improved parts of Pennsylvania and New Jersey
Relief shown pictorially. Watermarks: AB; [fleur-de-lis]. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copies imperfect: Fold-lined, torn at fold line, mounted on cloth backing. Statement of dedication at foot of title: Most humbly inscrib'd to the Right Hon. the Earl of Orkney &ct., Knight of ye most Noble and Anciet [sic] Order of ye Thistle. Includes embellished ...
[Four diagrams of Solar eclipses].
Title devised by cataloger. Appears in: Universal Geography, Johanne Bunone, London, 1711. In upper right margin: p. 30. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy stamped in black ink in lower margin: 626888.
A new & correct map of the whole World.
Two issues, one issue shows colonial sea to sea grants in North America. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. 2 copies, vary slightly. Vault
This map of North America, according to ye newest and most exact observations
Scale ca. 1:15,000,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. "To the Right Honourable John Lord Sommers, Baron of Evesham in ye county of Worcester, President of Her Majesty's most Honourable Privy Council &c." Insets: A view of a stage & also of ye manner of fishing for, curing & drying cod at New Found Land.--St. John's harbour.--Boston harbour.--New York &c.--[Charleston region, S.C.]--Port Royal harbour.--The bay ...
Moll, Herman - Lens, Bernard - Vertue, George - Bowles, John
This map of South America, according to the newest and most exact observations
Scale ca. 1:17,500,000. Hand colored. "To the Right Honourable, Charles, Earl of Sunderland, and Baron Spencer of Wormleighton; one of Her Majesty's principal Secretaries of State; &c." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text and view of "Potosi." Includes view of "Potosi." Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 700/1; 700/2
Moll, Herman - Lens, Bernard - Vertue, George
Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: Ferro. Includes inset of Arctic regions and ill. LC copy imperfect: Margin torn, with some sections missing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault