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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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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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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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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 Lea, I.; Carey, H.C.; Yeager, J.
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 0125.002 is a part of image group 0125.000 . List of Carey & Lea publications on inside cover. Map has more roads in the western counties near the Ohio border than the 1822 atlas map. It is trimmed close to the neat lines, cutting off what appears to be J. Yeager's name as Engraver, as issued. Folded into brown leather covers 13.5x8.5 with "Pennsylvania" and "Carey & Lea Philad." stamped in...
Topic: Roads
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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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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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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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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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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 2113.052 is a part of image group 2113.000 . Composite of two col. maps. Relief shown by hypsometric tints and spot heights; depths by bathymetric tints. Shows shipping routes with distances, etc. This is the second issue of the 1920 edition, which was the first edition to use Bartholomew's maps (the only earlier edition used maps by Andree, published in 1895 (see our #1010). Superb maps, beginning a run of Times Atlas...
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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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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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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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David Rumsey Map Collection
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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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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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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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 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 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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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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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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David Rumsey Map Collection
by Homann, Johann Baptist, 1663-1724
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 12499.192 is a part of image group 12499.000 . This 12 cm thick volume has a regular title page, handwritten table of contents, and introductory 42 page text in Gothic German. The decorative title page and maps are in Latin or German. Maps hand colored and lavishly illustrated. "Johann Babtiste Homann (1664-1724), Nuremberg, was born in Oberkammlach, the Electorate of Bavaria. Although educated at a Jesuit school, and...
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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...
Topic: Art
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 2600.051 is a part of image group 2600.000 . Hand colored map. Relief shown by hachures. See note field above. OCLC 4125021; Espenhorst, 148-149; Espenhorst, J. Petermann's Planet 2.8.1.2; Cf P2795.
Topic: Historical
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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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by Blaeu, Joan, 1596-1673
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 10017.620 is a part of image group 10017.000 . 120 Milliaria Germanica communia = 6.8 cm Blaeu's 11 volume Atlas Maior is considered by many to be the greatest atlas ever published, both in its own time and even today. It excels in comprehensiveness, engraving, color, and overall production. Each vol. has title page. with general title: Geographiæ Blavianæ volumen primum.... Each vol. has engraved special title page,...
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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...
Topics: Transportation, Roads
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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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David Rumsey Map Collection
by Pittman, Philip, active 1760-1770; Kitchin, Thomas, 1718-1784
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 14327.035 is a part of image group 14327.000 . Map of Cascaskies [Kaskaskia], Illinois. Shows town plan, roads, topography, vegetation and drainage. Features the shoreline of the Kaskaskia River, a tributary of the Mississippi River. Relief shown with hachures. Indexed to identify particular buildings. Includes a bar scale, given in feet, and a compass rose, with north oriented toward top of sheet. Black and white...
Topic: Nautical Charts
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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 5963.021 is a part of image group 5963.000 . Full color map by countries. With text indicating Global war strategy map, Airline distances, and Explanation of projection. Prime meridian is Greenwich. 1 atlas, 48 p., 35 maps and illustration, maps mostly colored. Includes Gazetteer-index, maps of: Military actions of World War II, March 11, 1938-June, 1943. , and list of incorporated cities in the United States. Illustrated...
Topic: World War II
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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 15011.000 is a part of image group 15011.000 . Copyright 1854. Shows railroads.
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by Bartholomew, J. G. (John George), 1860-1920; John Bartholomew and Son
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 2113.076 is a part of image group 2113.000 . Col. map. Relief shown by hypsometric tints and spot heights; depths by bathymetric tints. Shows shipping routes with distances, etc. This is the second issue of the 1920 edition, which was the first edition to use Bartholomew's maps (the only earlier edition used maps by Andree, published in 1895 (see our #1010). Superb maps, beginning a run of Times Atlas editions that...
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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 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 10108.055 is a part of image group 10108.000 . Author's name given on fol. 376b as Raʾīs al-Baḥr Pīrī ibn Muḥammad; author dates preferred by (Walters) cataloger: d. 962 AH / 1555 CE Originally composed in 932 AH / 1525 CE and dedicated to Sultan Süleyman I (the Magnificent), this great work by Piri Reis (d. 962 AH / 1555 CE) on navigation was later revised and expanded. The present manuscript, made mostly in the...
Topics: Navigation, Exploration, Ottoman Mapping, Art
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by Malte-Brun, Conrad, 1775-1826; Thierry
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 0458.057 is a part of image group 0458.000 . Engraved map. Countries trimmed in color. Rivers, lakes, and islands shown. Major relief shown by hachures. Includes 4 scales. Compare to lithographic edition of 1839. Maps are hand painted with outline and full color. P6079 (maps dated 1 year later generally).
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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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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 13007.077 is a part of image group 13007.000 . 2 maps on 1 sheet, outline hand color. Shows major cities, roads, rivers and mountains. Relief shown by hachures. An Atlas of Ancient Geography, Biblical and Classical by Sir William Smith, published to complement his Greek and Roman dictionaries. Contains forty-three maps, indices, and descriptive text. Maps drawn and produced by Dr. Charles Muller. The maps are detailed,...
Topics: Historical, Classical
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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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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 12039.072 is a part of image group 12039.000 . Paulo Santini was a Venetian cartographer who reissued the work of the brothers Gilles and Didier Robert de Vaugondy. This atlas is a reissue, with some new maps added, of the Atlas Universel by the Robert de Vaugondys (see our copy of their 1757 edition, 3353.000). All the plates have been re-engraved. Relief shown by sketches. Two volumes.
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 10168.000 is a part of image group 10168.000 . The last map in Booth's extensive study of poverty in London. Published in the final series of three, "Life and Labour of the People in London." Map shows the spatial relationships of schools, churches, and places serving alcohol. As with his earlier maps, Booth used Stanford's London map as a base. See note field above.
Topic: Data Visualization
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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...
Topics: Pictorial map, Data Visualization, Mountains, Rivers
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 3649.001 is a part of image group 3649.000 . The map is from Cram's Railroad Atlas; the index includes a Hotel Guide for Massachusetts. Printed color. Folded into beige paper covers 16.5x10 with "Cram's Pocket Map And Hotel Guide Of Massachusetts & Rhode Island With Railways In Colors. Completely Indexed to show Every Existing Town And Post-Office, also Principal Hotels in Every Town of Commercial Importance....
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 1873.026 is a part of image group 1873.000 . Six color lithographed maps. See note field above. Schwartz & Ehrenberg p319; P1333; LeGear 410; P-Maps 945.
Topics: Statistical, Data Visualization
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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 Rand, McNally & Co.
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 9733.155 is a part of image group 9733.000 . Relief shown in hachures. Many sheets entitled, "Rand, McNally & Co's, Indexed, Atlas of the World. Map of [Location]. For each state or province, the text lists railroads, districts, creeks, islands, lakes, mountains and hills, rivers, and towns.
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by Isaacs, John D.; Bascom
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 6349.038 is a part of image group 6349.000 . Black and white, oblique air photo looking east, taken October 3, 1947. Initial issue October 31, 1946, revised December 31, 1946. Wave Project Laboratory Memorandum HE-116-225. Fluid Mechanics Laboratory. Navy Department Bureau of Ships, Contract N0bs2490. Photographs taken by Utility Squadron Two, Moffett Field, California. This report is prepared as a photographic guide to...
Topics: Oceans, Seas, Navigation
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 13021.004 is a part of image group 13021.000 . Double hemisphere hand colored map of the world, by Pierre Mariette, based upon the earlier map of Hondius from 1617. Embelished with allegorical spandrel vigenttes representing celestial hemispheres, north and south poles, sailing ships and sea monsters. Shows North America extending to Japan, course of the St. Laurence River ends in the American Southwest, Japan shown as a...
Topic: Celestial
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 11749.000 is a part of image group 11749.000 . Pictorial bird's eye view map of New York City, mounted on linen, humorously designed by Joseph B. Platt. Printed by the Ritchey Litho Corp. Published by Washington Square Bookshop. Bordered by decorative text that reads "Here is a map to give you pleasure, a town reduced to your mantel's measure, city of gayety, city of gold, your Bagdad on Hudson, three hundred years...
Topics: Pictorial map, Satirical
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David Rumsey Map Collection
by Mexico. Direccion de Estudios Geográficos y Climatologicos; Sanchez, Pedro C.; Prieto, sotero; Sorcini, Luciano Lopez; Scanla, Santiago; Hernandez, Antonio; Reveles, Jose, Jr.; Tpscano, Ricardo; Mexico. Secretería de Agricultura y Fomento
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 10559.019 is a part of image group 10559.000 . Geological map. Thirty-two numbered maps, all followed by a relief map and a geologic map. Full color. The relief maps are on transparent paper and intended to overlay the geologic maps. We have made a composite map that does that overlay. This issue is complete with all geologic maps - our other copy is lacking the geologic maps - as issued - see our 6735.000. 2nd edition....
Topic: Geology
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David Rumsey Map Collection
by Larousse
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 0418.073 is a part of image group 0418.000 . Maps are printed in full and outline color. In French.
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 11783.001 is a part of image group 11783.000 . Colored pictorial map of the 48 states, signed by Walt Disney. Showing Disney scene & characters head towards golden Gate exposition. A promotional map sponsored by Standard Oil Company of California and Travel Tykes Weekly Magazine. The map is filled with vignettes in each of the states and provinces of Canada, showing Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck engaged in activities...
Topic: Pictorial map
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David Rumsey Map Collection
by Budapest (Hungary). Föváros Statisztikai Hivatal; Illyefalvi, Lajos I., 1881-1944
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 14246.093 is a part of image group 14246.000 . Colored map, overlaid with data visualization and accompanied by nine diagrams, representing the domestic supply of liquid acids within counties in Hungary, from 1926 to 1934. Includes legends, as well as explanatory text. In both Hungarian and German. Together, map and diagrams are 23 x 30 cm, on sheet 26 x 35 cm. Second volume of three-volume city and statistical atlas by...
Topics: Statistical, Data Visualization, Commerce, Economics, Natural resources, Historical
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David Rumsey Map Collection
by Black, Adam; Black, Charles; Hall, Sydney
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 3937.054 is a part of image group 3937.000 . The second edition, the first appearing in 1840. Only the 1840 and 41 editions were engraved exclusively by Hall. Starting with the 1844 edition, Hall was joined by Hughes and other engravers. Outline color. Relief shown by hachures. Gilt edges on text and map pages. Every map faced with a sheet of bound-in tissue paper. P779.
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David Rumsey Map Collection
by Morden, Robert, approximately 1650-1703; Cockerill, Thomas, active 1674-1702
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 14323.131 is a part of image group 14323.000 . Map of Tartary. Map includes title cartouche: A new description of Tartarie, by Robt. Morden. Shows political boundaries, cities, topography, drainage, coastlines and islands. Relief shown pictorially. Indexed and contains latitudinal and longitudinal lines. Map is 11 x 13 cm, on sheet 15 x 20 cm. Accompanied by descriptive text. Text spans pages 280-284. Geography rectified:...
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 11536.000 is a part of image group 11536.000 . Circular copper engraving map of the city, which is split up to three hundred and sixty degrees, with vignette of the main monuments, designed and specified at the center. Includes place names and pictorial views of buildings, landmarks, within city walls, and mountain names on the edge. Drawn and engraved by Leone Zucoli. Includes legend refers to various parts of the...
Topics: Pictorial map, Data Visualization, Panorama Round
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David Rumsey Map Collection
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 0724.039 is a part of image group 0724.000 . List of Consulates on 2 pages. Page 7 incomplete (List of American consulate) is half page. 2nd edition, 1905 Philip's Philips' Mercantile Marine Atlas. Edited by George Philip. Published by George Philip & Son and London Geographical Institute in 1905. Maps are double page, printed in full color, including general maps and diagrams, navigation charts and physical maps....
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David Rumsey Map Collection
by Hammond Incorporated; NASA; Esso Standard Oil Company
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 11283.000 is a part of image group 11283.000 . A series of color views and map, showing chronology of America's Space Missions, dated May 5, 1961- July 1969, photographed by NASA. Includes place names and text. See note field above.
Topics: Moon, Celestial, Space
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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 Tallis, John, 1817-1876; Bigot, Charles; Gaspey, William, 1812-1888
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 14002.508 is a part of image group 14002.000 . Third of five pages of text to No. 59.] Shoreditch, Division II. Page 3 of historical and descriptive text, beginning: Shoreditch - This is an extensive thoroughfare, extending from the northern end of Norton Falgate, to the junction of the Hackney, Kingsland, and Old-street roads. It consists entirely of shops, and has a very lively and bustling appearance ... [surrounded by...
Topics: Roads, Tourism, Historical
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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 7807.131 is a part of image group 7807.000 . 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 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 7811.058 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 Mitchell, Samuel Augustus Jr.
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 0592.033 is a part of image group 0592.000 . Hand colored. Shows settlements, railroads, rivers, etc. Prime meridian: Washington. See note field above. Cf P983 (1893 ed.)
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David Rumsey Map Collection
by Mitchell, Samuel Augustus; Barralet.; Gordon, T.; Burroughs, H.N.; Humphrys, F.; Knight, J.; Tanner, H.S.; Williams, C.S.
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 0545.045 is a part of image group 0545.000 . Full and outline color map. Includes explanation chart, showing capitals, important towns, etc. Prime meridian is Washington, D.C. Relief shown by hachures. The Oregon and Upper California map is enlarged to include all of New Mexico and New Mexico is added to the title. Last edition published by Mitchell. Full color maps. Covers are half leather marbled paper covered boards...
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David Rumsey Map Collection
by Montanus, Arnoldus, 1625-1683; Dutch East India Company; Meurs, Jacob van, 1619-1680
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 13390.023 is a part of image group 13390.000 . Engraved view. Showing The Devil god Vitziliputzli. First edition of illustrated works on Japan in French in 2 parts. Originally published in Dutch: Gedenkwaerdige Gesantschappen der Oost-Indische Maetschappy in't Vereenigde Nederland, aen de Kaisaren van Japan. Compiled by Montanus from records of Jesuit missions to Japan in 1649 and 1661, He based his work on journals from...
Topic: Religions
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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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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 4391.063 is a part of image group 4391.000 . Text to Part 4. Erdmagnetismus. New edition of Berghaus' Atlas in seven parts : I: Geologie, II: Hydrographie, III: Meteorologie, IV: Erdmagnetismus, V: Pflanzenverbreitung, VI: Tierverbreitung, VII: Volkerkunde, with individual title pages dated variously 1887, 1891, and 1892, indicating that each was also published separately (see our copy of Atlas der Geologie). This is a new...
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 11624.000 is a part of image group 11624.000 . Outline color map of America. Shows place names, rivers and mountains. Relief shown by hachures. Alaskan Coastline, Northwest Passage, Pacific Northwest and two western Lakes (Timpanagos and Teguayo) shown. San Felipe River flows from the two lakes to San Francisco. See note field above. Wheat, C. I. Mapping Transmississippi West, v. 2, no. 339
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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,...
Topics: Pictorial map, Commerce, Economics
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 13305.001 is a part of image group 13305.000 . Engraved outline color map on sheet 98x68, dissected and folded into red embossed covers with title "Kashmir Punjab &C." in gold on front cover. 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...
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 9905.002 is a part of image group 9905.000 . First edition. Pictorial map, on sheet 64x99, published by Armour & Company, depicts the agricultural regions and products of the United States. Shows state boundaries, notes and key to numbers. Includes a quote from L. Ogden Armour, describing the importance of livestock in American Agricultural production. On verso: text: "Nation's ever-growing food problem has been...
Topics: Pictorial map, Agriculture
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