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David Rumsey Map Collection

The David Rumsey Map Collection was founded in 1985 and went online in 1999 at davidrumsey.com. The collection includes over 200,000 rare 16th through 21st century maps of the entire World and parts of the Universe. 115,000 maps and related items are available online and 60,000 of those have been georeferenced. Rumsey has been donating the physical map collection and the digital database made from it to the David Rumsey Map Center at Stanford Libraries since 2008. The map center opened in 2016.T...



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David Rumsey Map Collection
by Scallion, Gordon Michael
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 10902.000 is a part of image group 10902.000 . ""The New Age movements of the 1980's and 90's brought an alternative spirituality for many, bringing with it new beliefs with some old roots, and also some new leaders and shamanic type prophets. These prophets filled the roles that the ancients did before them supplying supernatural insights to what was coming. Gordon Michael Scallion, an electronics consultant...
Topic: Religion
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David Rumsey Map Collection
by Wilkinson, Robert; Bourne, E.
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 1201.022 is a part of image group 1201.000 . Has title page from the 1809 edition. Table of Contents has date of 1805. Maps are hand painted in full color. cfP6018.
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David Rumsey Map Collection
by Scallion, Gordon Michael
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 10903.000 is a part of image group 10903.000 . ""The New Age movements of the 1980's and 90's brought an alternative spirituality for many, bringing with it new beliefs with some old roots, and also some new leaders and shamanic type prophets. These prophets filled the roles that the ancients did before them supplying supernatural insights to what was coming. Gordon Michael Scallion, an electronics consultant...
Topic: Religion
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David Rumsey Map Collection
by Heck, Johann Georg, -1857
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 12190.181 is a part of image group 12190.000 . This is a looseleaf atlas accompanied by a set of 4 volumes in English which includes both translations from German, and substitute original texts written specifically for the American audience. The text refers, for the purpose of illustrating things and concepts, individually to this large collection of plates and figures in Johann Georg Heck's Bilder - Atlas zum...
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David Rumsey Map Collection
by Page, H.R. & Co.; Rand McNally and Company
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 2861.054 is a part of image group 2861.000 . Includes 17 state maps. A two county atlas, plus good maps of several western states, plus many views, and a large folding map of Rockford, Illinois, in a back pocket. Page made only five atlases according to Phillips. They also made pocket maps of the state maps in this atlas (see our Dakota). With hand painted and printed full color. P1517,1579.
Topic: Property Ownership
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David Rumsey Map Collection
by Page, H.R. & Co.; Rand McNally and Company
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 2861.048 is a part of image group 2861.000 . Includes 17 state maps. A two county atlas, plus good maps of several western states, plus many views, and a large folding map of Rockford, Illinois, in a back pocket. Page made only five atlases according to Phillips. They also made pocket maps of the state maps in this atlas (see our Dakota). With hand painted and printed full color. P1517,1579.
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 10130.087 is a part of image group 10130.000 . Composite map of the first ring of four sheets around the north pole, the second ring of 8 sheets, the third ring of 12 sheets, the fourth ring of 18 sheets, the fifth ring of 18 sheets, and the legends and diagrams in the four corners. “An important and extraordinary manuscript world map drawn up on a north polar projection to form the largest manuscript map of the world at...
Topics: Data Visualization, Art
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 12380.002 is a part of image group 12380.000 . Date estimated. Color. Date estimated. The Tierpark Hagenbeck is a zoo started iin Stellingen, a quarter in Hamburg, Germany. The collection began in 1863 with animals that belonged to Carl Hagenbeck Sr. (1810–1887), a fishmonger who became an amateur animal collector. The park itself was founded by Carl Hagenbeck Jr. in 1907. It is known for being the first zoo to use open...
Topics: Pictorial map, Zoological
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 11306.002 is a part of image group 11306.000 . Three sheet pictorial birds-eye view style panorama fantasy map of Fairyland, a fictive place. With 16 pages text, 18.5x12.5 with illustrations. Designed by Bernard Sleigh at the end of the Great War, an artist who studied at the Birmingham School of Art in England. The ancient map of Fairyland is said to have been his most famous work. The map was designed during the...
Topic: Pictorial map
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 10579.000 is a part of image group 10579.000 . This poster was folded and included in the back pocket of volume five, the final volume of Kahn's "Das Leben des Menschen," a pioneering work on the human body as interpreted through info graphics - the body as a machine. The book illustrates the body's different functions through images of technical processes. From Taschen "Fritz Kahn Infographics Pioneer"...
Topics: Pictorial map, Health, Disease
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 14067.000 is a part of image group 14067.000 . Pictorial map of Europe, Asia and Northern Africa, in color. Shows medieval history with historical sites, such as the Great Wall of China, and events, such as "Arabs bring oriental culture to Spain". Descriptive text in margins, e.g.: Norse and Icelandic legends are preserved in "Sagas" and "Eddas". Text wraps the outermost edge, from "Fifth...
Topics: Pictorial map, Historical
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David Rumsey Map Collection
by C.S. Hammond & Co.
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 9045.000 is a part of image group 9045.000 . Date estimated. Shows naval bases and stations. Date estimated. A promotional piece for Mono Service Co., a wartime food service company. Color.
Topics: World War II, Political, Military
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David Rumsey Map Collection
by Dittmar, W. J.
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 13172.000 is a part of image group 13172.000 . Pictorial map in black and orange brown tone by W. J. Dittmar, An illustrator of Ragtime music sheets in the early 20th century. First published in 1932 in black and white for the Union Gospel Press. Depicts road through life which is portrayed as a theme park: people arriving at the entrance (lower left) in buses, cars or on foot (on in the case of the Speed Mad in the...
Topics: Pictorial map, Religions
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 3431.013 is a part of image group 3431.000 . Hand colored engraved view. Showing facial portraits from different parts of the world, and demonstrating racial and regional differences. The portraits are grouped under the headings: Asiatics, Australians, Europeans, Polynesians, Africans and Americans, and illustrate European perceptions of people indigenous to each area. Hand colored engraved 12 plates of general world...
Topics: Ethnography, Nationality, Race
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 5969.049 is a part of image group 5969.000 . Color map. U.S. Interstate highways shown in red. Shows roads, capitals, population of cities and towns, Indian reservations, etc. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. This 1940 State Farm Road Atlas was designed by and published exclusively for distribution by the Travel Bureau of the State Farm Insurance Companies ... Atlas is bound in beige card board 40x30 1/2 printed...
Topics: Automobile, Roads
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David Rumsey Map Collection
by Shimada, Keizo
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 10043.001 is a part of image group 10043.000 . A highly pictorial Japanese world map.
Topic: Pictorial map
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 11159.004 is a part of image group 11159.000 . Color pictorial maps, showing railroads, rivers, lakes, cities and towns, agricultural, industrial and recreational areas. Relief shown pictorially. 2 volumes from Coleccion "Billiken" Series. Date estimated. 23 color pictorial maps each with text, index and title page with index map, and coat of arms of the Argentine Republic above title. Maps showing railroads,...
Topics: Pictorial map, Commerce, Economics
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David Rumsey Map Collection
by Denoyer-Geppert Company
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 7003.000 is a part of image group 7003.000 . Date estimated. Suitable for use in a seminar room; viewable up to 20 feet. Language(s): English. Map is paper. Mounted on wood rods. Prime Meridian is Greenwich. Projection is Conic. Part of a series entitled, History Map 20456. Topics include: transportation routes, cities, internal/external political boundaries, insets on regional precipitation patterns, hydrography....
Topic: Political
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 11177.007 is a part of image group 11177.000 . Large circular planisphere on 6 sheets, 85x107 or smaller. Title from sheet 5. Reproduced and printed for the first time at the size of the original with all the legends and notations by Viscount of Santarém in 1854. The original 1450 map was fully described and reproduced in manuscript for the first time by William Frazer in 1804, Manuscript on vellum, BL Add. MS 1126. This...
Topic: Data Visualization
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David Rumsey Map Collection
by Oberkommando der Wehrmacht (OKW) (Nazi German Supreme Command of the Armed Forces)
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 7811.104 is a part of image group 7811.000 . A set of German documents prepared for Operation Sea Lion, the planned Nazi invasion of England and Wales. (See Pub List No 7807.000 through 7811.000). Materials are 11 A4 sized folders, each containing maps and a book of photographs including 144 town maps and 1500+ photographs. Set also has three thick A5 sized folders containing books with photographs, drawings and maps:...
Topic: World War II
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David Rumsey Map Collection
by Heck, Johann Georg, -1857
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 12190.179 is a part of image group 12190.000 . This is a looseleaf atlas accompanied by a set of 4 volumes in English which includes both translations from German, and substitute original texts written specifically for the American audience. The text refers, for the purpose of illustrating things and concepts, individually to this large collection of plates and figures in Johann Georg Heck's Bilder - Atlas zum...
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 11439.007 is a part of image group 11439.000 . Folded color general plan of administrative divisions of Mexico City, 62 x 86, with 143 pages of explanatory text and index. Bound in heavy paper covers with cover title "Nueva subdivision de la ciudad Mexico en cuarteles y manzanas y correspondencia con la antigua. Map is based on the official sources of the Mexican government, was a part of the long sequence of...
Topic: Land Development
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David Rumsey Map Collection
by Heck, Johann Georg, -1857
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 12190.196 is a part of image group 12190.000 . This is a looseleaf atlas accompanied by a set of 4 volumes in English which includes both translations from German, and substitute original texts written specifically for the American audience. The text refers, for the purpose of illustrating things and concepts, individually to this large collection of plates and figures in Johann Georg Heck's Bilder - Atlas zum...
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 13033.011 is a part of image group 13033.000 . Colored lithograph view of lenses, refraction and reflection, eclipses, a diagram of the human eye, etc., by John Emslie. Reynolds created this work in response to the popular demand for information on science and engineering as a result of the Industrial Revolution. This collection consists of 33 loose pictorial plates, with a related text, dated 1849-1852. Drawn and engraved...
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David Rumsey Map Collection
by Ritter, Franz; Zeigers Leng
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 12187.016 is a part of image group 12187.000 . Franz Ritter's 1660 editions of Speculum Solis (Mirror of the Sun) and Astrolabium bound as one volume with 8 plates for Speculum Solis and 15 plates for Astrolabium. First edtion for Speculum Solis was 1607 and for Astrolabium was 1613. Speculum Solis was Ritter's treatise on sundials with unusual maps on gnomonic projection that can be used as sundials. The first plate from...
Topic: Celestial
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David Rumsey Map Collection
by Gray, Ormando Willis; Colton, G. Woolworth
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 3888.008 is a part of image group 3888.000 . Prime meridians Washington D.C. and Greenwich. Relief shown by hachures. First edition was 1875. The maps here are identical to our 1878 Gray's Atlas of the United States, except that this copy has 17 large scale maps of Virginia Cities in the rear with a "Professional Directory of Patrons. Virginia." The 1878 U.S. Atlas has a large map of New England in the rear and a...
Topics: Communications, Political
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 13033.019 is a part of image group 13033.000 . Uncolored views of the moon as seen by Lord Rosses telescope, displayed as light area against a darker background. Includes explanatory text at the lower margin. Reynolds created this work in response to the popular demand for information on science and engineering as a result of the Industrial Revolution. This collection consists of 33 loose pictorial plates, with a related...
Topic: Celestial
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 14070.000 is a part of image group 14070.000 . Pictorial map of New Orleans, in color bird's-eye view. Shows significant sites and buildings (with names), as well as natural features in the vicinity, such as Lake Pontchartrain. Includes decorative title in the shape of brass instruments, and ornamental border. With descriptive text throughout, e.g.: This house is believed to be haunted. Map is 71 x 92, on sheet 73 x 98 cm.
Topics: Pictorial map, Tourism
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David Rumsey Map Collection
by Ritter, Franz; Zeigers Leng
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 12187.014 is a part of image group 12187.000 . Franz Ritter's 1660 editions of Speculum Solis (Mirror of the Sun) and Astrolabium bound as one volume with 8 plates for Speculum Solis and 15 plates for Astrolabium. First edtion for Speculum Solis was 1607 and for Astrolabium was 1613. Speculum Solis was Ritter's treatise on sundials with unusual maps on gnomonic projection that can be used as sundials. The first plate from...
Topic: Celestial
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 10130.092 is a part of image group 10130.000 . Re-projected in Mercator used by Gerardus Mercator, 1569. Composite map of the first ring of four sheets around the north pole, the second ring of 8 sheets, the third ring of 12 sheets, the fourth ring of 18 sheets, and the fifth ring of 18 sheets. “An important and extraordinary manuscript world map drawn up on a north polar projection to form the largest manuscript map of...
Topic: Art
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 13033.012 is a part of image group 13033.000 . Colored lithograph view, illustrating the science of electricity, electrostatics and conductivity, etc., by John Emslie. Reynolds created this work in response to the popular demand for information on science and engineering as a result of the Industrial Revolution. This collection consists of 33 loose pictorial plates, with a related text, dated 1849-1852. Drawn and engraved...
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 1012.044 is a part of image group 1012.000 . Color map. Relief shown by altitude tints and spot heights; depths by color and isolines. See note field above. P6715; World 477.
Topic: Physical
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David Rumsey Map Collection
by Mercator, Gerhard, 1512-1594; Mercator, Rumold, approximately 1545-1599
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 10805.001 is a part of image group 10805.000 . This plate was originally published in 1595 in the posthumous part III of Mercator's Atlas. Verso: Latin text, 'Polus Arcticus Ac Terrarum Circumiacention descriptio' "The rare first state of Mercator's map of the North Polar regions, the first separately-published map of the North Polar Regions. It shows the North Pole surrounded by four islands, an iconic...
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 8320.002 is a part of image group 8320.000 . This very graphic, lithographed gameboard is about journalist Nellie Bly's trip around the world in 1889-1890. Mounted on a heavy cardbord, backed with black paper, with decorative gold border. Game shows squares for each of the 73 days of her journey arranged in a circular pattern, flanked with images of Nellie Bly and Jules Verne are illustrated in the top left and right...
Topic: Pictorial map
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 12047.000 is a part of image group 12047.000 . Date estimated. From a description of a similar Jain painting at the Johnson Museum at Cornell University: "This large painting consists of a map-like rendering of the middle world, one of three worlds that comprise the Jain universe. Located between the celestial realm and the lower world of the damned, this middle world is where mortals and all sentient beings live and...
Topics: Religions, Pictorial map, Celestial, Data Visualization
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by (سودى)نك يكى خريطه كلياتندن [SÛDÎ’NIN YENI HARITA KÜLLIYATINDAN / SUDI’S NEW CARTOGRAPHIC ESTABLISHMENT].
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 10876.000 is a part of image group 10876.000 . "‘Ana Vatan’ (Homeland) is one of the iconic images of Turkey’s Early Republican Era, being a colourful map of the country variously decorated with a portrait of its revolutionary founding president, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk; the figure of an infantry man, hailing the might and bravery of the Turkish Army which secured the nation’s independence; and the figure of a...
Topics: Political, Historical
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by R.B. Davis Co.
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 9115.000 is a part of image group 9115.000 . Date estimated. Date estimated. At least in part based on science fiction popular favorite Buck Rogers; lower border includes illustrations of Colonel Wilma Deering and Buck Rogers, characters originated by Philip Francis Nolan and who premiered in Amazing Stories, August, 1928. Character went on to be in a comic strip, film, and television. Killer Kane shows up beginning in...
Topics: Pictorial map, Celestial, Space
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 9837.000 is a part of image group 9837.000 . Color pictorial map. Date estimated. Including Alamo, Antioch, Byron, Clayton, Concord, Crockett, Danville, El Cerrito, Hercules, Lafayette, Martinez, Moraga, Orinda, Pinole, Pittsburg, Pleasant Hill, Port Costa, Richmond, Rodeo, San Pablo, and adjoining communities. Shows highways, roads, railroads, bridges, tunnels, recreational activities, agriculture, fishing, industry, etc....
Topic: Pictorial map
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 10200.003 is a part of image group 10200.000 . This chart has 5 opening flaps. Yaggy's large geographical charts are among the most beautiful and impressive educational charts published in the 19th century. Using chromolithography, Yaggy created stunning colors and contrasts in his images of the world, its regions, and peoples. Yaggy intended his charts to be used in classrooms by students, and issued a teacher’s...
Topics: School, Pictorial map, Thematic, Celestial, Space
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by Du Val, Pierre, 1619-1683
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 12503.456 is a part of image group 12503.000 . In two volumes; one pagination. Volume 1, The World. Volume 2, Europe. Originally published in 1658, there were six editions in French up to 1688 and perhaps later ones published by Du Val's widow. Other editions in German. An extensive geography of the entire world.
Topic: Ottoman Mapping
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 11622.058 is a part of image group 11622.000 . Uncolored engraved double page map ofthe eastern coastline of North America, from S. Pietro" south to "Buelta de Arenas. Shows cities, towns, landmarks, rivers, forests and mountains. Relief shown pictorially. Includes decorative title cartouche. Wyfliet's atlas is the first atlas devoted entirely to maps of the Americas, (the New world), was first published in Latin...
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 14353.003 is a part of image group 14353.000 . Title page to Cartes generales des Royaumes de l'Europe et des particuliers de France. Appears in a combination of printed engraving and manuscript, with print pasted onto sheet and hand-drawn foliage continuing the printed flora. With dedication: Dedié a Louis Le Grand Roy de France et de Navarre. Par son très Humble serviteur, et Fidelle Sujet. Avec Privilege du Roy....
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 13033.010 is a part of image group 13033.000 . Colored lithograph view of the musical instruments and music notes, a diagram of the human ear, etc., by John Emslie. Reynolds created this work in response to the popular demand for information on science and engineering as a result of the Industrial Revolution. This collection consists of 33 loose pictorial plates, with a related text, dated 1849-1852. Drawn and engraved by...
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 13033.005 is a part of image group 13033.000 . Colored lithograph view of Mechanical instruments, by John Emslie. Reynolds created this work in response to the popular demand for information on science and engineering as a result of the Industrial Revolution. This collection consists of 33 loose pictorial plates, with a related text, dated 1849-1852. Drawn and engraved by John Emslie. Some plates are numbered:...
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by Mercator, Gerhard, 1512-1594; Hondius, Jodocus, 1563-1612
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 10501.483 is a part of image group 10501.000 . This is the second Mercator Hondius edition, after the first in 1606; editions of the Mercator Hondius atlas continued to 1641. Mercator published his edition of Ptolemy in 1578 (see our Bertius edition 11296.000), the first part of his atlas in 1585, and his son Rumold issued the first complete atlas in 1595, the year after Mercator's death. "The earliest biography on...
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 13033.032 is a part of image group 13033.000 . Hand colored engraved view of the comparative heights of mountains and volcanoes from around the world. Includes list of mountains and volcanoes beneath the view. Reynolds created this work in response to the popular demand for information on science and engineering as a result of the Industrial Revolution. This collection consists of 33 loose pictorial plates, with a related...
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 11159.051 is a part of image group 11159.000 . Color pictorial maps, showing railroads, rivers, lakes, cities and towns, agricultural, and industrial areas. Relief shown pictorially. 2 volumes from Coleccion "Billiken" Series. Date estimated. 23 color pictorial maps each with text, index and title page with index map, and coat of arms of the Argentine Republic above title. Maps showing railroads, rivers, cities...
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David Rumsey Map Collection
by Monte (Monti), Urbano, 1544-1613
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 10130.081 is a part of image group 10130.000 . Composite map of the first ring of four sheets around the north pole, the second ring of 8 sheets, and the third ring of 12 sheets. “An important and extraordinary manuscript world map drawn up on a north polar projection to form the largest manuscript map of the world at 9 by 9 feet. This map is one of 3 examples extant (2 manuscript, 1 printed) that form the continuum of...
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David Rumsey Map Collection
by Monte (Monti), Urbano, 1544-1613
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 10130.005 is a part of image group 10130.000 . “An important and extraordinary manuscript world map drawn up on a north polar projection to form the largest manuscript map of the world at 9 by 9 feet. This map is one of 3 examples extant (2 manuscript, 1 printed) that form the continuum of Urbano Monte's work on his ultimate world map. The other two examples were studied at length by Almagia: manuscript copy S is at the...
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 11159.016 is a part of image group 11159.000 . Color pictorial maps, showing railroads, rivers, lakes, cities and towns, agricultural, industrial and recreational areas. Relief shown pictorially. 2 volumes from Coleccion "Billiken" Series. Date estimated. 23 color pictorial maps each with text, index and title page with index map, and coat of arms of the Argentine Republic above title. Maps showing railroads,...
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 13033.035 is a part of image group 13033.000 . Hand colored engraved comparative view of the famous landmarks and monuments from all over the world. Includes reference to the buildings name and heights, beneath the view. Reynolds created this work in response to the popular demand for information on science and engineering as a result of the Industrial Revolution. This collection consists of 33 loose pictorial plates, with...
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 0737.161 is a part of image group 0737.000 . Detailed political and physical maps. This is the English edition of the Polish Atlas Swiata. This massive atlas (weighing nearly 5.5 kilograms and containing 48 square meters of maps) is of high cartographic and aesthetic quality, and provides a rich assortment of thematic (over 400) as well as hundreds of physical and political maps. Includes pictures of the flag and a...
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David Rumsey Map Collection
by Braun, Georg, 1541-1622; Hogenberg, Franz, 1539-1590; Novellanus, Simon, d. 1590; Hoefnagel, Joris, 1542-1600
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 12126.366 is a part of image group 12126.000 . In this last edition of Volume IV, van der Krogt 41:1.4 (1635), the preliminary matter after the title page is dropped. The Civitates Orbis Terrarum was the first atlas of world cities and one of the most important books published in the late 16th century. Although led by Braun and Hogenberg, the books were created by a large team of writers, engravers, and artists. R.V....
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David Rumsey Map Collection
by Ritter, Franz; Zeigers Leng
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 12187.026 is a part of image group 12187.000 . Franz Ritter's 1660 editions of Speculum Solis (Mirror of the Sun) and Astrolabium bound as one volume with 8 plates for Speculum Solis and 15 plates for Astrolabium. First edtion for Speculum Solis was 1607 and for Astrolabium was 1613. Speculum Solis was Ritter's treatise on sundials with unusual maps on gnomonic projection that can be used as sundials. The first plate from...
Topic: Celestial
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David Rumsey Map Collection
by Pardies, Ignace Gaston, 1636-1673; Duchange, Gaspard
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 6900.018 is a part of image group 6900.000 . The plate has been changed from gnomonic to orthographic projection using GIS. Second edition. First edition was published in 1674 and this second edition in 1693 after Pardies' death in 1673. A Third edition appeared in 1700. This copy is the six sheets of star charts only without binding, pages numbered 84-89, so probably removed from an atlas. Each sheet has engraved text...
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David Rumsey Map Collection
by Oberkommando der Wehrmacht (OKW) (Nazi German Supreme Command of the Armed Forces)
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 7811.103 is a part of image group 7811.000 . A set of German documents prepared for Operation Sea Lion, the planned Nazi invasion of England and Wales. (See Pub List No 7807.000 through 7811.000). Materials are 11 A4 sized folders, each containing maps and a book of photographs including 144 town maps and 1500+ photographs. Set also has three thick A5 sized folders containing books with photographs, drawings and maps:...
Topic: World War II
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David Rumsey Map Collection
by Heck, Johann Georg, -1857
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 12190.190 is a part of image group 12190.000 . This is a looseleaf atlas accompanied by a set of 4 volumes in English which includes both translations from German, and substitute original texts written specifically for the American audience. The text refers, for the purpose of illustrating things and concepts, individually to this large collection of plates and figures in Johann Georg Heck's Bilder - Atlas zum...
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David Rumsey Map Collection
by Thomas Bros.; Thomas Brothers; Thomas, Geo. C.
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 0994.081 is a part of image group 0994.000 . Title is from the cover. There is no title page. Date is estimated. 1st "road" atlas of California. According to Tom Lennon of Thomas Brothers Map Co. in Los Angeles, this atlas is rare; they have five copies of it in their L.A. office, and he has never seen any other copies. He thinks the original issue was very small. Bancroft has no copies, but does have a copy of...
Topics: Automobile, Roads
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 11055.000 is a part of image group 11055.000 . Color map of the world. Azimuthal equidistant polar projection, tangent-North Pole. Date estimated. Shows naval base stations and air distances, relative local time at 15�� intervals. Includes notes and chart for determining "Scale in statute miles along parallels between 15 degrees of longitude." See note field above.
Topic: Airlines
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David Rumsey Map Collection
by Mercator, Gerhard, 1512-1594; Hondius, Iodocus, 1563-1612; Nicolaus, Cornelius; Bottius, Adrianus
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 11201.431 is a part of image group 11201.000 . Map of northern and central Asia stretching from the Caspian Sea and the Ural Mountains to the Pacific Ocean. Shows a small part of what is today Alaska and Korea as an island. Relief shown pictorially. The Atlas published by Ioannes Janssonius, in 1607 (2nd prelim. leaf, is dated March 1607. Pagination irregular), with 8 + 656 p.,152 black and white maps, 1 color map, text...
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 6809.049 is a part of image group 6809.000 . Outline color map. Shows towns, inhabitants, telegraph cables, railways, etc. Ethnographic map includes explanation showing ethnicity by color. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Prime meridian is Greenwich. Second and New edition of The Times Atlas published in 1900 (see our 1895 first edition, 1010.000), containing 132 pages of maps and comprising 196 maps and an...
Topics: Ethnography, Nationality, Race
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 13219.135 is a part of image group 13219.000 . Color Air Force Base plan. In lower panel: Restricted security information". Includes key to indication and colored key to Air Force base facilities. Relief shown by contours and spot heights. On verso: Vicinity map. Collection of the United States Air Force restricted Master Plans, dated 1953. Consists of Two index sheets and 268 maps, including municipal airport...
Topic: Airports
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 9818.009 is a part of image group 9818.000 . Index map showing administrative boundaries. Prime meridian is Greenwich. 22 color maps, eighteen maps of provinces, a circuit being followed from Kwantung in the South-East to its westerly neighbor Kwangsi. Four additional maps of Sinkiang, Manchuria, Tibet, and Mongolia. 6 are double page, 1 double page map with extending flap, index map and 16 pages of Index. Bound in red...
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 13191.004 is a part of image group 13191.000 . Colored lithograph historical timeline on sheet 53x71, issued to accompany Woodward's "The Story of the Ages ..." Bound in green cloth with pictorial labels pasted to front and back boards. The diagram organized along a timeline from 4004 B.C. to 1912 A.D. with depictions of the beasts from the books of Daniel and Revelation, the Ark of the Covenant, the Jewish...
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David Rumsey Map Collection
by Sohr, Karl; Flemming, Carl; F. Hubner; Handtke
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 5200.067 is a part of image group 5200.000 . Relief shown in hachures. This is probably the first edition of Sohr's Hand - Atlas, although Espenhorst shows a slightly earlier date for that edition. The map of Mexico shows Texas as independent, the North America map shows Texas as part of the U.S., while the U.S. map shows Texas as part of Mexico. All three conditions of Texas shown in the same atlas indicate that this was...
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 13436.055 is a part of image group 13436.000 . Black and white outline map of Oceania on 2 pages, with 4 insets. Relief shown by hachures. General geographical school atlas of the world, in Ottoman script. No Cover and title page. Atlas consists of 23 different maps of the world countries, regions, and continents, with repeating examples bringing the total to 54 double page maps, for the geography courses in the state...
Topic: Ottoman Mapping
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 13305.002 is a part of image group 13305.000 . Engraved outline color map on sheet 98x68, with inset: and in the lower part covers Punjab, with inset map ". Engraved outline color map on sheet 98x68, dissected and folded into red embossed covers with title "Kashmir Punjab &C." in gold on front cover. Map centered on the Vale of Kashmir, divided by colored lines into Himalayan uplands of Kashmir and Ladak...
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David Rumsey Map Collection
by Sonnenschein, W. Swan; Allen; Bevan, G.P.
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 2490.058 is a part of image group 2490.000 . Raised relief. Raised relief maps. First edition, followed by editions in (1881) and 1885. Similar (perhaps copied from) to Woldermann's relief atlas in German. Phillips attributes this to G.P. Bevan. P3352; British Museum World p739.
Topic: Physical
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David Rumsey Map Collection
by Colton, G.W.; Fisher, Richard Swainson; Davies and Roberts; George Russell & Co.
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 1690.168 is a part of image group 1690.000 . Relief depicted by hachures. Topographic profiles included. A smaller version of Colton's General Atlas with regional maps. A one-time effort, not reissued. These maps are reused by Colton in some of his school atlases. The text by Fisher (minus the sections on the states and territories) is used later in Johnson's Family Atlas starting in 1861. General physical geography text...
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David Rumsey Map Collection
by California Division of Highways; California State Printing Office
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 6345.025 is a part of image group 6345.000 . Primary report of 130 pages softbound but in rigid library binding, 29x24 cm. Appendix B in same format. Appendix B is Tabulation of Field Count by Cities and Counties. Atlas issued as Appendix A, softbound, 61x63 cm. Base maps copyright by Rand McNally & Company under title Complete Map of California. Atlas obtained from the Institute of Transportation Studies Library...
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by Henze, Adolf
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 10681.006 is a part of image group 10681.000 . With a diameter of 43 inches, these 24 gores form the largest printed globe produced in the 19th century.Dimensions are sheet size. 24 globe gores on thin paper. Adolf Henze (1814-1883) was an important printing innovator, best known for Chirogrammatomantie. He published a number of numismatic, economic and scientific works as well as a huge terrestrial globe. Beginning in...
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 13431.023 is a part of image group 13431.000 . Color map on double page sheet, Covers Turkey, Persian Empire, Spain and Western Europe. Includes color coded reference. Revised and enlarged 1913 edition of historical atlas of the world and the Ottoman Empire, in Ottoman script and Arabic. It was issued by Mehmed Esref since the beginning of the 20th. century (1906?), This edition published a year after Esref’s death in...
Topics: Historical, Ottoman Mapping
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 11311.127 is a part of image group 11311.000 . Engraved map of the coast of North America from Labrador to northern Florida. Inland places include ���Tierra del Laborador,��� ���Tierra de Nurumberg���. Also labels many islands and several rivers. Relief shown pictorially. The first edition of Girolamo Ruscelli's translation of Claudius Ptolemy's Geographia, published in Italian. It was printed by...
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 2134.001 is a part of image group 2134.000 . Thirteen reproductions of photographs. Contents: No. 1. The White House -- No. 2. The Washington Monument -- No. 3. The State, War and Navy Building -- No. 4. The Library of Congress -- No. 5. The Capitol -- No. 6. The Agricultural Building -- No. 7. The Naval Observatory -- No. 8. The Smithsonian and National museums -- No. 9. The Soldiers' Home -- No. 10. The Post Office...
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David Rumsey Map Collection
by Institute of Social and Religious Research
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 2030.028 is a part of image group 2030.000 . Maps in full color. Relief is shown by hypsometric tints.
Topic: Religions
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