Scale ca. 1:700,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Soundings shown in fathoms. Shows the coast from "Baye de l'Ascencion," Louisiana to "Baye St. Joseph," Florida. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789,... more
Print shows British warships on the Saint Lawrence River disembark troops below cliffs at the Plains of Abraham, waterfall in the foreground. Title from item. Printed for John Bowles at No. 13 in Cornhill, Robe... more
Prime meridian: Tenerife. "Fue descuviento este puerto por el Capitan de Fragata y Comandante del Chambequin Andaluz Dn. Domingo Perler en 16. del enero del año de 1768." Depths shown by soundings. Oriented wit... more
Shows the Mason and Dixon line. Relief shown pictorially. First part of title appears at left margin, second part at right margin. Originally issued on 2 sheets. Available also through the Library of Congress W... more
Print shows warships on the Saint Lawrence River with the city of Québec in the background. Title from item. Printed for John Bowles at No. 13 in Cornhill, Robert Sayer at No. 53 in Fleet Street, Thos. Jefferys... more
Print shows distant view of Havana, Cuba, with the bay on the left, and a roadway past the battery and a palm tree in the foreground.
Scale ca. 1:3,500,000. Relief shown pictorially. Includes notes. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 783 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651/1; 600/2; 651/3
Print showing a large plaza with water fountain, tradesmen, venders, pedestrians, and soldiers in drill formation, also a coach and four, in the city of Havana. Title from item. Plate numbered in lower right co... more
Print shows view from the headlands above the lighthouse, with ships in the harbor, Louisbourg, Nova Scotia, center, and distant view of the harbor.
Scale ca. 1:390,000; 60 miles to a degree. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Imperfect: Deterioration along creases. Includes inscription to "John Manners" and illus. LC Maps of North America... more
Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Traité sur la théorie et la pratique du nivellement.... Avignon : 1768. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of Western technology ... / Leonard C. Br... more
Print showing a view of Fort Royal on the coast of the Island of Guadeloupe with soldiers relaxing in the foreground, ships at sea, and sun rising in the background. Title from item. Plate numbered in lower rig... more
Print shows Britannia, wearing crown, seated on a throne and Liberty seated at her feet; behind them, to the left, two ships collide in storm-tossed seas, and on a cloud above them are two angels, the one on th... more
Satire theater stage on which Sir William Chambers, one of the founders of the Royal Academy of Arts, is trying to slay the 8-headed hydra of the Incorporated Society of Artists.
Print shows two men sitting on a knoll under a tree in the foreground and a distant view of New York City with King's College, now Columbia University, the most prominent building visible.
Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Continued corruption, standing armies, and popular contents considered ... / William Bollan. London : Printed by J. Almon, 1768, frontispiece. Published in: The Americ... more
Print shows a detail of British troops in small boats approaching a French settlement. Title from item. Printed for John Bowles at No. 13 in Cornhill, Robert Sayer at No. 53 in Fleet Street, Thos. Jefferys the ... more
Print shows a view of Montréal from across the Saint Lawrence River, with ships in the foreground, and a legend identifying the General Hospital, the "Recollects," St. Sulpicius, the nunnery, the Jesuit's Churc... more