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French (French: français(e)) may refer to:

  • Something of, from, or related to France
    • French language, a French language which originated in France, and its various dialects
    • French people, a nation and ethnic group identified with France
    • French cuisine, cooking traditions and practices

French Media

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

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.

Yu ji tu. Historic map, Library of Congress

Yu ji tu. Historic map, Library of Congress

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

Hua yi tu. Historic map, Library of Congress

Hua yi tu. Historic map, Library of Congress

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

Hua yi tu Historic map, Library of Congress

Hua yi tu Historic map, Library of Congress

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

[Aeneas' ship landing on an island]

[Aeneas' ship landing on an island]

Illus. in: French ed. of Virgil's Aeneid, publ. in Lyon in 1483 by Guillaume Le Roy. Reference copy may be in LOT 4714. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

[Speculum humanae salvationis. French. [from old catalog]]Le mirouer de la rede[m]ption de humain lignaige.[Lyons] Matthias Huss, 3 Mar. 1483/84.

[Speculum humanae salvationis. French. [from old catalog]]Le mirouer d...

Title from colophon, which continues: tra[n]slate de latin en francoys ... veu corrige [et] translate par ... frere Iulien des Augustins de Lyon ... Signatures: pi⁴ a-z⁸ [et]⁸ [con]¹⁰. Goff S-662 Pierpont Morga... More

De la cite de Dieu.De civitate Dei. French [from old catalog]Abbeville, Pierre Gérard and Jean Dupré, 24 Nov. 1486
[Farmers harvesting crops]. Book illustration from Library of Congress

[Farmers harvesting crops]. Book illustration from Library of Congress

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

Boccace des nobles maleureux, imprime nouuellement.De casibus virorum illustrium. French [from old catalog]Paris, Antoine Vérard, 4 Nov. 1494.
[Ordinaire des chrétiens. [from old catalog]]Lordinaire des crestiens.Paris, Antoine Vérard, 1495.
[Birth of Eve]. Book illustration from Library of Congress

[Birth of Eve]. Book illustration from Library of Congress

Illus. in: [Bible. French. 1517. Des Moulins.], Le premier [-second] volume de la Bible en francoiz, Paris, 1517. Reference copy may be in LOT 4444-A. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card... More

L'Amérique centr[ale] / Historic map, Library of Congress

L'Amérique centr[ale] / Historic map, Library of Congress

Shows North America south of Canada including the Caribbean. Traced from a ms. world map created for Henri II in 1542 as reproduced in Jomard's Les monuments de la geographie (plate XIX.1), 1842-1862 (Phillips ... More

Jean Duvet - [Apocalypse], Jean Duvet, 16th century

Jean Duvet - [Apocalypse], Jean Duvet, 16th century

Title from shelflist card. Verso: stamps of Boston, MFA and HFS. On shelflist card: "2 plates."

La herdike enterprinse faict par le Signeur Draeck D'Avoir cirquit toute la Terre /
Le novveav monde descovvert et illvstre de nostre temps

Le novveav monde descovvert et illvstre de nostre temps

Relief shown pictorially. Woodcut. Includes illustrations and notes. LC copy mounted on cloth. Gift ; Lessing J. Rosenwald ; June 29, 1948. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

Theodor de Bry - Gallorum ad Maij flumen navigatio

Theodor de Bry - 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

Theodor de Bry - Entwerffung der Festung Carlsburg genannt

Theodor de Bry - 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

Theodor de Bry - [Trophies and ceremonies after a victory]

Theodor de Bry - [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

Theodor de Bry - Galli locum condendae arci aptum deligunt

Theodor de Bry - Galli locum condendae arci aptum deligunt

French begin to construct fort at the mouth of 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... More

Theodor de Bry - [The French arrive in Florida]

Theodor de Bry - [The French arrive in Florida]

The arrival of the French expedition under Laudonnière at the River of May (St. John's) in Florida. Illus. in: Der ander Theyl, der newlich erfundenen Landtschafft Americae, von dreyen Schiffahrten, so die Fran... 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 of Hessen fights with French ship at Buttugaris, Brazil

Johannes Staden of Hessen fights with French ship at Buttugaris, Brazi...

Battle between 3 ships and Indians. Illus. in: Theodor de Bry, America, pt. 3, Frankfurt, 1593, page 7. Reference copy may be in LOT 4411. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption ca... 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.

Description du pays armorique à pres Bretaigne.

Description du pays armorique à pres Bretaigne.

Scale ca. 1:1,100,000. Relief shown pictorially. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651/1

[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. Illus. in: Perelle, Adam. Veues des belles maisons de France. Paris, 16 , p. 100. Reference copy may be in SSF - Gardens. This record cont... More

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.

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. Illus. in: [America. pt. 2. German] Der ander Theil, der newlich erfundenen Landschafft Americae, von dreyen Schi... More

Phlegon of Trales, no date, Article, in French
Unknown, , Notes; in French
Unknown, no date, Fragment, in French
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

Man shooting rifle resting on support

Man shooting rifle resting on support

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Maniement d'armes, d'arqvebuses, mousqvetz, et piqves. En conformite de l'ordre de monseigneur le prince Maurice, prince d'Orange ... / Jacob de Gheyn. Amsterdam : Imp... More

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. /
[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

[Garden monument when heated by the sun brings water to a boil generating steam which causes sound to issue from pipes like an organ; shows statue, possibly of Hero of Alexandria]

[Garden monument when heated by the sun brings water to a boil generat...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Les raisons des forces movvantes auec diuerses machines tant vtilles que plaisantes, ... / par Salomon de Cavs .... Francfort : en la boutique de I. Norton, 1615. Publ... More

[Ox-powered machine for grinding or milling grain]

[Ox-powered machine for grinding or milling grain]

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: La premiere partie des desseins artificiavlx de tovtes sortes des movlins a vent, .... Impriméz a Francfort svr le Main : Par P. Iacques, 1617. Published in: The tradi... More

[2 illus. of warfare of Canadian Indians]

[2 illus. of warfare of Canadian Indians]

Indians & French attacking hexagonal Indian fortification. Illus. in: Champlain, Les Voyages, 1619. plate between pp. 254-5. Ref. copy may be in SSF(Gr) - INDIANS OF NORTH AMERICA CANADA 16 ? This record contai... More

Charte vniuerselle de tovt le monde : en laqvelle plvsievrs regions representees plvs exactement qvavx precedentes & les terres novvellement descovvertes fidellement corrigees svr les dernieres relations des anglois, hollandois et avtres

Charte vniuerselle de tovt le monde : en laqvelle plvsievrs regions re...

Relief shown pictorially. Includes illustrations, notes, and two celestial hemispheres. Assembled from two sheets. LC copy lightly colored, in green only. Mounted on cloth, with pin holes in all corners. Shirle... 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

Histoire cvrievse de tovt ce qvi c'est passé a l'entree de la reyne mere dv roy treschrestien dans les villes des Pays Bas.Anvers, Impr. plantinienne de B. Moretvs, 1632.74 p. illus., ports. 33 cm.
Nova totius terrarum orbis geographica ac hydrographica tabula

Nova totius terrarum orbis geographica ac hydrographica tabula

Includes two ancillary celestial hemispheres, notes, and illustrations. Map appears in Nicolas Tassin's Cartes generales de tovtes les prouinces de France. LC copy has text in French on three sheets framing the... More

[Compound microscope as rendered by artist in Descartes "La Dioptrique"]

[Compound microscope as rendered by artist in Descartes "La Dioptrique...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Discours de la methode .... Plus La dioptriqve. Les meteores. Et La geometrie. Qui sont des essais de cete methode. Leyde : De li̓mprimerie de I. Maire, 1637. Publis... More

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. Title from item. Le Blanc, 745 Duplessis, 1388 Forms part of: Gardiner Greene Hubbard collection (Library of... More

Description de la Nouvelle France, ou, sont remarquées les diverses habitations des françois, despuis la première descouverte jusques à present, receuillie et dressée sur diverses relations modernes, 1643

Description de la Nouvelle France, ou, sont remarquées les diverses ha...

Relief shown pictorially. Annotated in brown ink in upper right margin: 191. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 8-85A Vault

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 ba... More

Novvelle et exacte description dv globe terrestre

Novvelle et exacte description dv globe terrestre

Includes illustrations of the seasons and the elements, notes, and two celestial hemispheres. According to Shirley, the map is based on one by Visscher, rather than Blaeu. Illustrations of costumes: Francois --... More

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

Novvelle et exacte description de la terre vniverselle : selon les auteurs modernes plus aprouuez a la quelle a este a d ioute plusieurs obseruations pour l'intelligence dicelle

Novvelle et exacte description de la terre vniverselle : selon les aut...

Relief shown pictorially. Shows California as an island. Includes two mariner's compasses, a perpetual calendar, diagram of the solar system, star charts of northern and southern hemispheres, text, and illustra... More

Willem Hondius - Delineatio generalis Camporum Desertorum vulgo Ukraina : cum adjacentibus provinciis /

Willem Hondius - Delineatio generalis Camporum Desertorum vulgo Ukrain...

Scale ca. 1:1,750,000. Relief shown pictorially. Oriented with north to the bottom. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text in Latin and French and ill. Vault AACR2

Amérique septentrionale / Historic map, Library of Congress

Amérique septentrionale / Historic map, Library of Congress

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

Etat abregé de la maison du grand seigneur, de ses revenus et le gouvernement civil, militaire et ecclesiastiques de cet empire

Etat abregé de la maison du grand seigneur, de ses revenus et le gouve...

Print shows bird's-eye view of Constantinople (after Merian, showing men with camels in the lower right foreground), view of the Sultan's palace, and a view of the Ayasofya Müzesi; includes extensive text about... More

Amérique septentrionale Historic map, Library of Congress

Amérique septentrionale Historic map, Library of Congress

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

Charte vniuerselle de tovt le monde

Charte vniuerselle de tovt le monde

Relief shown pictorially. Includes notes. Illustrations include images of the garden of Eden and the Last Judgment and four allegorical figures in the corners of the sheet. Assembled from 4 sheets. LC copy in t... More

La lanterne magique - Print, Library of Congress collection

La lanterne magique - Print, Library of Congress collection

Print shows several women and children viewing a magic lantern, which is a large box set on a stand and manipulated by a man standing on the right. The children appear spellbound by the glow. Title from item.

Mappe-monde, ou carte générale du monde : dessignée en deux plan-hemispheres

Mappe-monde, ou carte générale du monde : dessignée en deux plan-hemis...

Relief shown pictorially. Shows California as an island. LC copy stamped on: 480B. Mounted on cloth. Annotations in Australia. Shirley, R.W. Mapping of the world, 390 Available also through the Library of Congr... 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

La guerre des suisses, traduite dv I. livre des Commentaires de Ivle Cesar par Lovys XIV.De bello Gallico. French.Paris, Impr. royale, 1651.
Carte des trois Arabies : tirée en partie de l'Arabe de Nubie, en partie de diuers autres autheurs /
Estats de l'empire dv Grand Seignevr des Tvrqs ou Svltan des Ottomans en Asie, en Afriqve, et en Evrope

Estats de l'empire dv Grand Seignevr des Tvrqs ou Svltan des Ottomans ...

Covers the Ottoman Empire and adjacent regions of the Middle East. Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: Ferro. Hand colored to emphasize the boundaries of the constituent states and provinces. LC copy impe... More

[French Cookery. Frontispiece illustration of cook inside restaurant]

[French Cookery. Frontispiece illustration of cook inside restaurant]

Illus. in: Francois Pierre de La Vareene, Le Cuisinier Francois, 1656. Ref. copy may be in SSF(Gr) - COOKERY. This record contains unverified data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Geogr.; Cookery.

Le Bresil. Historic map, Library of Congress

Le Bresil. Historic map, Library of Congress

From his 1658 (i.e. 1660) Cartes générales de toutes les parties du monde (Phillips 4260). Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

Mexicque, ou Nouvelle Espagne, Nouvlle. Gallice, Iucatan &c. : et autres provinces jusques a l'Isthme de Panama, ou sont les Audiences de Mexico, de Guadalaiara, et de Guatimala /

Mexicque, ou Nouvelle Espagne, Nouvlle. Gallice, Iucatan &c. : et autr...

Appeared in Sanson's Cartes générales de la géographie ... 1676. Relief shown pictorially. Phillips, 486 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

La Floride / Historic map, Library of Congress

La Floride / Historic map, Library of Congress

Relief shown pictorially. Shows the coastline from Secotan in Virginia to Planuco in Mexico; the interior is shown to 40 degrees of latitude north and includes lakes and rivers in the region. Prime meridian: [F... More

Description de la Nouvelle France, ou, sont remarquées les diverses habitations des françois, despuis la première descouverte jusques à present, receuillie et dressée sur diverses relations modernes

Description de la Nouvelle France, ou, sont remarquées les diverses ha...

Relief shown pictorially. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 8-85B Vault

Claude Perrault de l'Accademie Royalle des Siences / Vercelin, pinxit ; G. Edelinck, sculp.
Carte de l'Amerique : corrigeé, et augmenteé, dessus toutes les aultres cy devant

Carte de l'Amerique : corrigeé, et augmenteé, dessus toutes les aultre...

Relief shown pictorially. Appears in the author's Carte generale de France et de ses nouuelles acquisitions. Paris, 1661. Includes inset of the north pole region, inset of the south pole region, text in margin ... More

La carte générale du monde

La carte générale du monde

Relief shown pictorially. Includes text, 2 celestial hemispheres, 3 compasses, and latitudinal sphere. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 26-86 Vault

Marche des Mareschaux de Camp, et des cinq Quadrilles ... Dessigné et gravé par Israel Silvestre avec privilege du roy

Marche des Mareschaux de Camp, et des cinq Quadrilles ... Dessigné et ...

Military troops. Faucheux, 205 (no. 2) Le Blanc, 556.

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

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.

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...

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

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.

Ménagerie. Book illustration from Library of Congress

Ménagerie. Book illustration from Library of Congress

Blacks working in plantation factory, French West Indies. Illus. in: Du Tertre, Histoire generale des Antilles habitees par les François, Paris, 1667-1671, right side of plate, between pp. 420-421. This record ... More

Birds and turtles of the French West Indies; men spear-fishing from rowboat

Birds and turtles of the French West Indies; men spear-fishing from ro...

Illus. in: Du Tertre, Histoire generale des Antilles habitees par les François, Paris, 1667-1671, right side of plate between pp. 246-247. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption ca... More

[Birds and turtles of the French West Indies; men spear-fishing from rowboat]

[Birds and turtles of the French West Indies; men spear-fishing from r...

Illus. in: Du Tertre, Histoire generale des Antilles habitees par les François, Paris, 1667-1671, plate between pp. 246-247. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: ... More

[Three maps of the cosmological systems of Ptolemy, Copernicus, and Brahe].

[Three maps of the cosmological systems of Ptolemy, Copernicus, and Br...

Title supplied by cataloger. Includes text. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy assembled from three separate maps, trimmed and mounted on sheet. LC copy imperfect... 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. Shows California as an island. LC copy: left half mounted on paper, fold lined. Lightly hand colored to mark continental boundaries and some place names. Shirley, Rodney W. Mapping of ... More

Nowel Amsterdam en Lameriqve : 1672 /

Nowel Amsterdam en Lameriqve : 1672 /

Bird's-eye view of Lisbon, Portugal (not New Amsterdam) showing individual buildings and place-names in French. Map based on: Braun, George, 1540 or 41-1622. Civitates orbis terrarum, [1612-1618] Vol. 5, Olissi... More

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

Amérique septentrionale divisée en ses principales parties, ou sont distingués les vns des autres les estats suivant qu'ils appartiennent presentemet aux François, Castillans, Anglois, Suedois, Danois, Hollandois, tirée des relations de toutes ces nations

Amérique septentrionale divisée en ses principales parties, ou sont di...

Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: Ferro. Has watermarks. Copy imperfect: Tears along edge Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Control no. 2001-29

[Roofline and dormer window styles and designs]
L' Escalette Le Clerc f

L' Escalette Le Clerc f

Print shows the siege and bombardment of the fortified city of Messina or Taormina, Sicily, between 1674 and 1676 by the "Duc de Vivonne" commander of the fleet seen in the bay, and from batteries on the top of... More

Carte vniverselle du commerce, c'est à dire carte hidrographique, où sont exactement decrites les costes des 4 parties du monde, avecque les routes pour la navigation des Indes occidentales et orientales

Carte vniverselle du commerce, c'est à dire carte hidrographique, où s...

Relief shown pictorially. Includes illustrations of ships on trade routes. Shows California as an island. LC copy foldlined. Stamped on verso: 6849. Shirley, R.W. Mapping of the world, 364 Available also throug... 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

L'Afrique, ou Lybie ulterieure : ou font le Saara, or desért, le pays des Negres, la Guinee, et les pays circonv., tirée en partie de Sanut, et de l'Arabe du Nubie : en partie de diverses cartes veues, jusques a present : la coste de Negres, et Guinee, &c. est apres les observations de Samuel Blomart /
[2 fountains, Versailles, France]

[2 fountains, Versailles, France]

Pl. 57. 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.

Guillaume Sanson - Carte nouvelle de la mer mediterranee.

Guillaume Sanson - Carte nouvelle de la mer mediterranee.

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

North America divided into its principall parts where are distinguished the severall states which belong to the English, Spanish, and French

North America divided into its principall parts where are distinguishe...

Relief shown pictorially. At upper right: Described by Sanson, corrected and amended by William Berry. Prime meridian: Ferro. Includes ill. Sectioned and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Lib... More

Carte de la decouverte faite l'an 1673 dans l'Amerique Septentrionale /

Carte de la decouverte faite l'an 1673 dans l'Amerique Septentrionale ...

Oriented with north to the right. Relief shown pictorially. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

Carte de la découverte faite l'an 1673 dans l'Amérique septentrionale.

Carte de la découverte faite l'an 1673 dans l'Amérique septentrionale.

Oriented with north to the right. Relief shown pictorially. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

The Mississippi / Historic map, Library of Congress

The Mississippi / Historic map, Library of Congress

Relief shown pictorially. Shows trees, animals, and names of the Indian nations. Pen-and-ink and watercolor; detached from paper and mounted on cloth backing. "This is the copy of a sketch of the Mississippi Ri... More

[Illustration for chapter one of L'art de jetter les bombes showing a man standing amid artillery shooting cannon balls]

[Illustration for chapter one of L'art de jetter les bombes showing a ...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: L'art de jetter les bombes, ... / par Monsieur Blondel. Paris : Chez l'autheur et N. Langlois, 1683. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of Western t... More

Amérique septentrion.lle [i.e. septentrionale] : composée, corigée, et augmētée, sur les iournaux, mémoires, et observations les plus justes qui en ón'́etes.tes en l'année 1685 & 1686, par plusieurs particuliés /
Le nouveau Mexique, appelé aussi Nouvelle Grenade et Marata, avec partie de Californie : selon les memoires les plus nouveaux /

Le nouveau Mexique, appelé aussi Nouvelle Grenade et Marata, avec part...

Relief shown pictorially. Has watermarks. "Avec privilege du Roy, 168." Wheat, C.I. Mapping of the transmississippi West, 66 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes "... More

[Map of the Caribbean in French; 1686]

[Map of the Caribbean in French; 1686]

Engraving by Alexander Olivier Exquemelin. Illus. in: Histoire des Avanturiers, 1686, vol. 1, map at beginning of Chapter 1. Reference copy may be in LOT 4410 A. This record contains unverified, old data from c... More

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. Engraving by C. Vermeudon. Illus. in: Tachard, Gui. Voyage de Siam ... Paris, 1686. Reference copy may be in SSF -... More

Nouvelle carte de la Caroline

Nouvelle carte de la Caroline

Relief shown pictorially. Covers collectively the region with Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia, and a portion of Maryland. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site a... More

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