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Sublime and beautiful reflections on the French revolution, or the man in the moon at large

Sublime and beautiful reflections on the French revolution, or the man...

Print shows Edmund Burke sitting at a desk on a crescent moon, holding a quill pen, an open "pamphlet" and an inkwell are on the desk, broken chains hang from his wrists; a scene on the front of the desk, label... more

Déesse 16, rue Halévy, Paris / / PAL.

Déesse 16, rue Halévy, Paris / / PAL.

Poster shows semi-nude goddess in flight holding bicycle above crowd of bicyclists from all over the world. Title from item.

Hua yi tu

Hua yi tu

Stone rubbing dated 1903? Original stone was engraved in Fuchang 7 nian, i.e. 1136 A.D. The stone is now in the Forest of Stone Steles Museum in Xi'an, China. Covers China in Nan Song Dynasty, from east to the ... more

Yu ji tu.

Yu ji tu.

Stone rubbing dated 1903? One of the earliest stone maps, it consists of 5,110 grids, each grid is approximately 100 li. Original stone was engraved in Fuchang 7 nian, i.e. 1136 A.D. The stone is now in the For... more

[Farmers harvesting crops]

[Farmers harvesting crops]

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Opus ruralium commodorum Petri de Crescentijs. Strassburg (Argentine) : [Printer of the 1483 Jordanus de Quedlinburg], 9 Mar. (quinta feria ante festum S. Gregorii) 14... more

[The French arrive in Florida]

[The French arrive in Florida]

The arrival of the French expedition under Laudonnière at the River of May (St. John's) in Florida.

Galli locum condendae arci aptum deligunt

Galli locum condendae arci aptum deligunt

French begin to construct fort at the mouth of the River of May (St. John's) in Florida.

[Trophies and ceremonies after a victory]

[Trophies and ceremonies after a victory]

Natives gathered at designated place to celebrate victory over their enemies, with Chief Holata Outina standing in foreground with French soldiers. Illus. in: Brevis narratio eorvm qvæ in Florida Americæ provi̇... more

Gallorum ad Maij flumen navigatio

Gallorum ad Maij flumen navigatio

French expedition under Jean Ribaut enter the River of May (St. John's) in Florida. Illus. in: Brevis narratio eorvm qvæ in Florida Americæ provi̇cia Gallis acciderunt, : secunda in illam nauigatione, duce Rena... more

Entwerffung der Festung Carlsburg genannt

Entwerffung der Festung Carlsburg genannt

Bird's-eye view of French fort, Fort Caroline, at the mouth of the River of May (St. John's) in Florida. Illus. in: Der ander Theyl, der newlich erfundenen Landtschafft Americae, von dreyen Schiffahrten, so die... more

The Natives of Florida worship the column erected by the commander on his first voyage

The Natives of Florida worship the column erected by the commander on ...

Chief Athore with René Laudonnière, commander of the second French expedition to Florida, standing by column erected by Jean Ribaut during first expedition, showing Natives worshiping the column and many offeri... more

Johannes Staden tries to swim to a French boat in order to escape, but the French do not accept him because they fear the anger of the Indians

Johannes Staden tries to swim to a French boat in order to escape, but...

Illus. in: Theodor de Bry, America, Frankfurt, 1593, p. 50. Reference copy may be in LOT 4411. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

[Star-shaped fortess surrounded by water-filled moat]

[Star-shaped fortess surrounded by water-filled moat]

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Le govvernail d'Ambroise Bachot, capitaine ingenievr dv roy. Melun : Imprimé soubz lauteur; et s'en trouuera aussi en son logis à Paris, 1598. Published in: The tradit... more

Le Chateau Neuf de Meudon

Le Chateau Neuf de Meudon

Large walled garden with central fountain; large chateau in background.

Entwerffung der Festung Carlsburg genannt

Entwerffung der Festung Carlsburg genannt

Outline of French fort, Fort Caroline, at the mouth of the River of May (St. John's) in Florida.

Wie die Franzosen ein gelegen Ort eine Festung zu bauwen erwehlet

Wie die Franzosen ein gelegen Ort eine Festung zu bauwen erwehlet

French begin to construct fort at the mouth of the River of May (St. John's) in Florida.

Descripsion des costs, pts., rades, illes de la Nouuele France faict selon son vray méridien : avec la déclinaison de la ment de plussieurs endrois selon que le sieur de Castes le franc le démontre en son liure de la mécométrie de l'emnt. /

Descripsion des costs, pts., rades, illes de la Nouuele France faict s...

Shows coast of North America from western Nova Scotia to Cape Cod. Relief shown pictorially. Gift; Henry Harrisse; 1910. Pen-and-ink with green wash. Vellum chart collection, no. 15. LC Nautical charts on vellu... more

[A method of hunting deer in the Northeast]

[A method of hunting deer in the Northeast]

Natives using devices for making noise to drive deer and other game towards a fenced area. Illus. in: Les voyages dv sievr de Champlain Xaintongeois, capitaine ordinaire pour le Roy, en la marine [...] / Samuel... more

[Title page illustration for La pyrotechnie showing columns, arches, a huge fire emanating from a cauldron, cannons and cannon barrels of various sizes, as well as flaming cannon balls]

[Title page illustration for La pyrotechnie showing columns, arches, a...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: La pyrotechnie de Hanzelet Lorrain .... Pont a Mousson : par 1. & Gaspard Bernard, 1630, title page. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of Western t... more

[The king giving the accolade] / A. Bosse in.

[The king giving the accolade] / A. Bosse in.

Print shows the Louis XIII sitting on the throne with eight men kneeling before him; scene through windows shows fortifications with cannons, bell tents, and soldiers in formation.

Cette figure vous montre comme on imprime les planches de taille douce

Cette figure vous montre comme on imprime les planches de taille douce

Print shows three men working in a printshop preparing a plate for the press and operating the press.

Graveurs en taille douce au bruin et a l'eave forte

Graveurs en taille douce au bruin et a l'eave forte

Print shows an etcher sitting on the left and an engraver sitting on the right (identified by pencil inscription as Abraham Bosse) in studio and gallery with patrons viewing prints hanging on the wall in the background.

La siege de Hulst per son altese la Prince d'Orangie 1645 De belegeringe van de stadt Hulst door syn hoogheyt den Prince van Orangien int Iaer 1645 Getekent ende met de ketting gemeten door Iohan van Duynen Ingenieur, ende geadmiteert Landtmeeter by de H. State zum Zelandt ; C.J. Visscher excudit

La siege de Hulst per son altese la Prince d'Orangie 1645 De belegerin...

Birds-eye view engraving shows map of the area around Hulst (Zeeland) in the Netherlands during the siege of 1645 under Prince Frederick Hendrick of Nassau, Prince of Orange. Includes plan from above of the sta... more

Amérique septentrionale

Amérique septentrionale

Relief shown pictorially and by shading. Prime meridian: [Paris]. From his 1658 (i.e. 1660) Cartes générales de toutes les parties du monde (Phillips 4260). Second state: Lake Ontario contains shading along bor... more

Amérique septentrionale /

Amérique septentrionale /

Relief shown pictorially and by shading. Prime meridian: [Paris]. Mounted on cloth backing. From his 1658 (i.e. 1660) Cartes générales de toutes les parties du monde (Phillips 4260). First state: Lacks shading ... more

Description du pais des Hurons.

Description du pais des Hurons.

Shows part of Ontario extending from Georgian Bay on the north (Partie du Grand Lac des Hurons) to Lake Ontario on the south and from Lake Huron on the west to Lake Simcoe on the east (Lac Oventarenk). Relief s... more

Le Bresil.
Le Canada faict par le Sr. de Champlain, ou, sont, La Nouvelle France, la Nouvelle Angleterre, la Nouvelle Holande, la Nouvelle Svede, la Virginie &c. avec les nations voisines et autres terres nouvellement decouvertes suivant les memoires de P. du Val, géographe du Roy

Le Canada faict par le Sr. de Champlain, ou, sont, La Nouvelle France,...

Relief shown pictorially. Indexed. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 34-86 Vault

La Reine s'enfuit de la ville de Blois--Parmi tous ces tableaux ... et descend actuellement Rubens pinxit. ; J.M. Nattier delin. ; Cornelis Vermeulen sculp

La Reine s'enfuit de la ville de Blois--Parmi tous ces tableaux ... et...

Queen Marie de Médicis of France fleeing the town of Blois, with help of angels and military men. After a painting by Peter Paul Rubens. Bradley collection.

Partie septentr, le du royaume d'Irlande, ou sont la province d'Ulster, et partie des prov.ces [sic] de Leinster, et Connaugh.

Partie septentr, le du royaume d'Irlande, ou sont la province d'Ulster...

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Partie meridio. le du royaume d'Irlande, ou sont la province de Mounster, et partie des prov.ces [sic] de Leinster, et Connaugh.

Partie meridio. le du royaume d'Irlande, ou sont la province de Mounst...

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

La Russie Noire ou Polonaise : qui comprend les provinces de la Russie Noire de Volhynie et de Podolie divisées en leurs palatinats : vulgairement connües sous le nom d'Vkraine ou Pays de Cosaques /

La Russie Noire ou Polonaise : qui comprend les provinces de la Russie...

Relief shown pictorially. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes legend titled "Remarques" and 9 bar scales. LC copy annotated in ink, laminated, and mounted on clot... more

Mappe-monde, ou carte generale du globe terrestre : representée en deux plan-hemispheres : reveiie et changée en plusieurs endroits suivant les relations les plus recentes

Mappe-monde, ou carte generale du globe terrestre : representée en deu...

Relief shown pictorially. Appears in atlases published after Sanson's death by his heirs. LC copy: fold lined, with liquid staining from left and right margins to middle of hemispheres. Lightly hand colored to ... more

[2 fountains, Versailles, France]

[2 fountains, Versailles, France]

Pl. 41. No ref. copy. This record contains unverified data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Geogr.; Fountains.

L'Asie, : Selon les nouvelles observations de Mess.rs de l'Academie des Sciences, etc. /

L'Asie, : Selon les nouvelles observations de Mess.rs de l'Academie de...

Relief shown pictorially. Insets maps: Kamchadka to Korea to Indo-China; Beijing, China to Yellow Sea. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

La Baye du Cap de Bonne Esperance

La Baye du Cap de Bonne Esperance

Bird's-eye view of the Bay of the Cape of Good Hope, with Capetown, South Africa in background.

Le lieu du carnage Die Wahlstadt

Le lieu du carnage Die Wahlstadt

Title from item. Paper has a watermark in the center of the sheet, a design or possibly letters. Forms part of: Popular graphic art print filing series (Library of Congress).

Mappe-monde, dressé sur les observations de mrs. de l'Academie royale des sciences et quelques autres et sur les memoires les plus recens

Mappe-monde, dressé sur les observations de mrs. de l'Academie royale ...

Relief shown pictorially. Includes illustrations and 4 small hemispherical polar projections. Appears in Sanson's Atlas nouveau. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. French... more

Der von Gott gestürtzte und gedemütigte Türkische Pharao, oder stoltz-müthige Sanherib

Der von Gott gestürtzte und gedemütigte Türkische Pharao, oder stoltz-...

Print shows birds-eye view of the events of the Battle of Senta fought on 11 September 1697 (near Zenta in present day Serbia) The battle was a major defeat of the Ottoman forces by Hapsburg imperial forces in ... more

Avantures mal-heureuses du Sieur de la Salle / J. Van Vian en del. et fec.

Avantures mal-heureuses du Sieur de la Salle / J. Van Vian en del. et ...

Print shows La Salle, priests and others on shore as supplies are unloaded from a ship. Title from item. Illus. in: Nouveau voyage d'un pais plus grand que l'Europe avec les reflections des entreprises du Sieur... more

[The Buffalo]

[The Buffalo]

Print shows a buffalo, a pelican, and a possum, hanging from a tree, in a forest

Plan de l'isle de Sainte Marie par les 37 g. de lattd. S. à la cotte du Chily selon le compas.

Plan de l'isle de Sainte Marie par les 37 g. de lattd. S. à la cotte d...

Depths shown by soundings. Oriented with north to the left. Watermarks: Cluster of grapes and indecipherable lettering. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Mounted on cloth backing. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 206 Maggs nu... more

Plan de la baye et du cap de Tiburon.

Plan de la baye et du cap de Tiburon.

Scale ca. 1:15,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor, on tracing paper. Has watermark. Relief shown by shading. On verso: No. 21. [changed to] 14. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1901 LC Luso-Hispani... more

Plan du port de Gouasco a la côtte du Chily par les 28 degréz 30 m. sud selon le compas.

Plan du port de Gouasco a la côtte du Chily par les 28 degréz 30 m. su...

Depths shown by soundings. Oriented with north to the left. Watermarks: Cluster of grapes and indecipherable lettering. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Mounted on cloth backing. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 210 Availab... more

Plan de la Baye de tous les saints à la cotte du Bresil situé par les [blank] d. [blank] m'. sud.

Plan de la Baye de tous les saints à la cotte du Bresil situé par les ...

Depths shown by soundings. Oriented with north to the right. Watermarks: Cluster of grapes and indecipherable lettering. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Mounted on cloth backing. Indexed. Maggs number annotated in ... more

Mappe-monde, dressé sur les observations de mrs. de l'Academie royale des sciences et quelques autres et sur les memoires les plus recens

Mappe-monde, dressé sur les observations de mrs. de l'Academie royale ...

Relief shown pictorially. Shows nautical exploration routes. Includes illustrated cartouche. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

Carte exacte de toutes les provinces, villes, bourgs, villages et rivières du vaste et puissant empire de la Chine : faite par les ambassadeurs hollandois dans leur voyage de Batavia à Peking /

Carte exacte de toutes les provinces, villes, bourgs, villages et rivi...

Relief shown pictorially. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes ill. LC copy annotated in ink on verso: 95. Vault