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
A map of the British empire in America with the French, Spani...
Carte particulière de l'Amérique septentrionale
Relief shown pictorially. English and French. In upper right corner: XC.I. Second state, ca 1741. Phillips. Maps of America, p. 569. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes 22 local area insets and notes.
Popple, Henry - Cóvens Et Mortier
A plan of Fort St. Louis, St. Joseph, St. Jago & of St. Phili...
In lower margin: To his grace Iohn Duke of Montagu, this plan is most humbly dedicated by his graces, most dutifull & most obedient servant, Iohn Thomas. Oriented with north to the left. Pen-and-ink and watercolors. Includes index, panoramic view, relief profile, and ill. Insets: A plan of Fort St. Joseph -- A plan of Fort St. Philip -- A plan of Fort St. ...
A new & accurate map of Persia, with the adjacent countries :...
New and accurate map of Persia, with the adjacent countries
Relief shown pictorially. Has ornamental cartouche. From: Bowen's A complete system of geography. London : Printed for W. Innys, R. Ware [etc.], 1747. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.
The Solar System, with the orbits of 5 remarkable comets.
Appears in: A complete system of geography / Emanuel Bowen. London, 1747. 2 vol[s]. Includes diagrams of: Oblique sphere -- Right sphere -- Parallel sphere. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy typed in lower margin: 626888, N41. LC copy has handwritten in pencil in lower left margin: A complete system of geography, 2 vol[s], Emanuel ...
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
A map of Pensilvania, New-Jersey, New-York, and the three Del...
Scale ca. 1:960,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Soundings shown in fathoms. Prime meridian: Philadelphia and London. Shows trails. Includes descriptive notes and distance chart. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1035 LC Trails, 65 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
Evans, Lewis - Hebert, L.
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.
A plan of Alexandria, now Belhaven.
Oriented with north to the right. Pen-and-ink. Cadastral map showing lots and lot nos. Includes indexed list of "Proprietors names." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
Warner, John - Fairfax, Thomas Fairfax
A synopsis of the universe, or, the visible world epitomiz'd
Visible world epitomiz'd
Includes text, illustrations of armillary spheres, diagrams of Pythagorean, Platonic, Ptolematic, Tycho, Egyptian, Chaldean and other systems, and ill. Described in: Wright, Thomas, Clavis Cœlestis being the explication of a diagram ..., with a preface by M.A. Hoskin, London, Dawsons, 1967. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Stamped in blue ink in lower-left corner on all sheets: ...
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 ...
[Plan of Kingston]
Cadastral map showing lot numbers. Title supplied by cataloger. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Annotated in black ink on verso: No. 73. Plan of Kingston, Jamaica. Includes text and ill. Latin American port cities no. 38
A plan of the cities of London and Westminster, and borough o...
Scale ca. 1:2,400. Relief shown by hachures and land form drawings. Includes drawings of ships on the Thames, lists of abbreviations and London aldermen's names, and a statement of dedication to the mayor and aldermen of London. Accompanied by index map and "An alphabetical index of the ... plan of the cities of London and Westminster ... engraved by John Pine ..., 1747." xi, ...
Rocque, John - Pine, John - Tinney, John
A plan of English Harbour; with the King's yard and carreenin...
Scale ca. 1:3,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown pictorially and by shading and hachures. Soundings shown in fathoms and feet. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 127 Includes index and "A scale of foot." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651/1; 651/2
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 ...
A map of Pensilvania, New-Jersey, New-York, and the three Del...
Scale ca. 1:960,000. Hand colored. Has watermark. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Prime meridian: Philadelphia and London. Shows trails. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1035 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes descriptive notes and distance chart. Vault AACR2: 100; 651; 700