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    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 ...

    • Contributor: Sagan, Carl - Druyan, Ann - Macfarlane, Seth

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    [Map of the camp of Lt. Col. John R. Campbell on the bank of the Mississinewa River, December 18, 1812 with details of attack by indians.]

    Relief shown pictorially. Shows the Miami's surprise attack on Lt. Col. Campbell's camp in Marion city region on December 18th, 1812. Title devised by cataloger. Pen-and-ink, and pencil. Minimal level cataloging record. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Date: 1812
  • Map

    Plan of the entrance of Barataria, with a projected battery proposed by Col. G.T. Ross.

    Depths shown by soundings. Shows the American encampment, place of the projected battery, and ship routes. Pen-and-ink and watercolor, mounted on paper. Includes index to projected battery. In pencil in lower right hand corner: 1416. Imperfect: Folded down the middle, with losses along fold line. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Ross, G.T.
    • Date: 1812
  • Map

    Fort Washington, head of Harlem River.

    Scale not given. Manuscript; pen-and-ink. Relief shown by hachures. Shows military troop positions. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Date: 1812
  • Map

    Improved dissected maps, combining instruction with amusement, Europe

    Relief shown by hachures. Title from label affixed to box lid. Alternate title on label affixed to box front: Europe. At head of lid title: Warranted perfect. Additional label imprinted "Europe" affixed to title label. LC copy imperfect: One piece missing. Puzzle outline irregular. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault Shelf

    • Contributor: Wallis's Original Manufactory - Wallis, J. (john)
    • Date: 1812
  • Map

    Wallis's New dissected map of Somerset : engraved from the latest authorities for the use of young students in geography

    Relief shown by hachures. Title from paper label affixed to box lid. "Somerset" in title and "John Wallis" on title label signed in ink. LC copy imperfect: Three pieces missing. Includes ill. and index of hundreds. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault Shelf

    • Contributor: Wallis, J. (john)
    • Date: 1812
  • Map

    Perse

    Relief shown by shading. Prime meridian: Paris. Appears in: Atlas supplémentaire du précis de la geographie universelle de M. Malte-Brun / dressé conformement au texte de cet ouvrage et sous les yeux del'auteur par M. Lapie, capitaine ingénieur géographe. A Paris : Chez François Buisson, 1812. Includes illustrations. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy stamped ...

    • Contributor: Lapie, (pierre) - Malte-Brun, Conrad - Chamouin, Jean Baptiste Marie - Lapie
    • Date: 1812
  • Map

    Essex County ; Worcester County.

    From: Boston gazette ... Monday, March 9, 1812. Shows gerrymander of state senatorial districts. Includes text. LC copy imperfect: Holes, tears, creases, darkening, and stains. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault Acquisitions control no. 95-19

    • Date: 1812
  • Map

    Wallis's new dissected map of America, engraved from the latest authorities for use of young students in geography

    Title from label on box lid. Label on spine of wooden box: America. Signed in black ink on title label: John Wallis. LC copy annotated in black ink on title label: Perfect excepting 1 little piece. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault shelf

    • Contributor: Wallis, J. (john)
    • Date: 1812
  • Map

    Sketch of the country between the Coa & Sierra de Gata

    Relief and shown pictorially and by shading. Pen and ink and watercolor. On verso: Gorge Hartmann Major 10 May 1812. Watermark: John Hall. Mounted on cloth backing. Minimal level cataloging record. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault

    • Contributor: Hartmann, George
    • Date: 1812
  • Map

    Wallis's New dissected map of world : engraved from the latest authorities for the use of young students in geography ; Neele, sculpt., Strand.

    "Published June 25th 1812 by John Wallis, 42 Skinner Street, London." Title from label on wooden box. Label on spine of wooden box: Scotland. Map consists of 2 hemispheres each 32 cm. in diam. LC copy imperfect: Several pieces missing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault Shelf

    • Contributor: Wallis, J. (john) - Neele, Samuel John
    • Date: 1812
  • Map

    A correct map of the seat of war.

    Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Lewis, Samuel - Conrad, John
    • Date: 1812