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Topic: geography

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[World map by Ptolemy]

[World map by Ptolemy]

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Claudii Ptholemei Alexandrini philosophi Cosmographia. Rome : Arnoldus Buckinck, 10 Oct. (VI Idus Octobris) 1478. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks... more

[Page of De mineralibus, with initial O]

[Page of De mineralibus, with initial O]

Page in: De mineralibus / Saint Albertus Magnus. Pavia : C. de Canibus, 1491. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p. 199.

Das heilig Lande mit Ausztheilung der zwoelff Geschlechter

Das heilig Lande mit Ausztheilung der zwoelff Geschlechter

Relief shown pictorially. Title and text in German. Place names in Latin. Appears in Sebastian Munster's Cosmographey. Basel : Sebastian Petri, 1588. Exhibition: Jordanian Display, Library of Congress, Washingt... more

[Gerhard Mercator, half-length portrait, facing left, holding compass and globe, at age 62]

[Gerhard Mercator, half-length portrait, facing left, holding compass ...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Atlas sive Cosmographicae meditationes de fabrica mvndi et fabricati figvra. Dvisbvrgi Clivorvm : [1595] Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of Weste... more

America noviter delineata /

America noviter delineata /

Relief shown pictorially. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes insets of north and south polar regions. Acquisitions control no. 3-85

Korte beschryvinge van de landschappen des werelts enz.

Korte beschryvinge van de landschappen des werelts enz.

Scales vary. Title from leather label on cover. Label has monogram E. B. de V., surmounted by a crown. Maps, not dated, intended to be bound in a Bible, but assembled in a modern half Morocco binding. The maps... more

Iudæa Seu Palæstina ob Sacratissima Redemtoris vestigia hodie dicta Terra Sancta prout olim in Duodecim Tribus Divisa : separatis ab invicem Regnis Iuda Et Israel expressis insuper VI ultimi temporis ejusdem Terræ Provinciis collecta ex Tabulis Guil. Sanssonis Christssimi Regis Geogr

Iudæa Seu Palæstina ob Sacratissima Redemtoris vestigia hodie dicta Te...

Relief shown by hachures. Includes inset of "Populi Israelitici ex Ægypto per Desertum in Terram Promissionis Canaan quadraginta annorum Iter Stationes et Profectio." Minimal level cataloging record. Available ... more

Terre de Chanaan ou Terre Promise a Abraham, et a sa Posterite de G. Sanson Geographe du Roy

Terre de Chanaan ou Terre Promise a Abraham, et a sa Posterite de G. S...

Relief shown pictorially. Insets: Carte des voiages d'Abraham -- Disposition du Camp des Israelites autour de l'Arche d'Alliance. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

The geography of the great solar eclipse of July 14 MDCCXLVIII : exhibiting an accurate map of all parts of the Earth in which it will be visible, with the North Pole, according to the latest discoveries /

The geography of the great solar eclipse of July 14 MDCCXLVIII : exhib...

Shows the path of the eclipse. Relief shown pictorially. Includes 24 diagrams showing the eclipse as seen from different cities. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC cop... more

Nova Anglia.

Nova Anglia.

Scale ca. 1:2,150,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Differs from other copy in engraving technique in cartouche. Man has 2 buttons on cuff, cloth in Indian's robe is unpat... more

A map of the Land of Canaan or Holy Land, as divided among the twelve tribes which God promised to Abraham and his seed

A map of the Land of Canaan or Holy Land, as divided among the twelve ...

Shows territories of the twelve tribes. Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian appears to be Ferro. Includes inset of: "A map of the fourty years sojourning of the children of Israel through the wilderness to... more

North America, and the West Indies; a new map, wherein the British Empire and its limits, according to the definitive treaty of peace, in 1763, are accurately described, and the dominions possessed by the Spaniards, the French, & other European States. The whole compiled from all the new surveys, and authentic memoirs that have hitherto appeared.

North America, and the West Indies; a new map, wherein the British Emp...

Scale ca. 1:5,500,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Includes historical notes, "Extract of the treaties of peace, proclamations &c. relative to America & the West Indies," "A particular map of Baffin... more

La Palestine, les tribus, et Jerusalem

La Palestine, les tribus, et Jerusalem

Relief shown pictorially. From: Atlas universel / P. Santini. Venise : Chez Remondini, 1783?. Title cartouche shows the Ten Commandments. Laor, E. Maps of the Holy Land, 37 Available also through the Library of... more

[The goddess of geography surrounded by figures representing the continents] / J. Buys inv. ; C. Bogerts sculp.

[The goddess of geography surrounded by figures representing the conti...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Atlas, tot opheldering der hedendaagsche historie ... in Engeland / W.A. Bachiene. Amsterdam : M. Schalekamp, 1785, title page. Published in: The American Revolution i... more

A map shewing the progress of, discovery & improvement, in the geography of North Africa /

A map shewing the progress of, discovery & improvement, in the geograp...

Relief shown pictorially. "The double line of dots shews Mr. Park's route in the West; Mr. Bruce's in the East." "Published according to Act of Parliament by james Rennell, May 25th, 1798." "J. Walker, sculp." ... more

James Iddings, 1803, Printed Proposal, Monitor's Instructor for Practical Geography

James Iddings, 1803, Printed Proposal, Monitor's Instructor for Practi...

Printed Proposal, Monitor's Instructor for Practical Geography

Wallis's New map of the Holy Land : exhibiting at one view all the remarkable events recorded in the Old and New Testament

Wallis's New map of the Holy Land : exhibiting at one view all the rem...

Pictorial map. Relief shown pictorially. LC copy imperfect: Two pieces and original box missing. "Published, by J&E. Wallis 42, Skinner St't London, and J. Wallis Jun'r Marine Library, Sidmouth." Available also... more

Outlines of Vermont : adapted to Thompson's Geography & geology of Vermont for the use of schools and families.

Outlines of Vermont : adapted to Thompson's Geography & geology of Ver...

Relief shown by hachures. Shows minor civil subdivisions. Prime meridian: Washington, D.C. Includes indexes and ill. Inset: Geological map of Vermont. Copy imperfect: Darkened, stained, mounted on cloth backing... more

Map of the United States of America.

Map of the United States of America.

Insets of the Atlantic Ocean and the Isthmus of Panama. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

The American Union railroad map of the United States, British possessions, West Indies, Mexico and Central America.

The American Union railroad map of the United States, British possessi...

Detailed map of the continental United States and portions of Canada and Mexico indicating drainage, international and state boundaries, cities and towns, forts, canals, stage roads, railroads, and proposed rai... more

The American Union railroad map of the United States, British possessions. West Indies, Mexico, and Central America.

The American Union railroad map of the United States, British possessi...

Detailed map of the continental United States and portions of Canada and Mexico indicating drainage, international and state boundaries, cities and towns, forts, canals, stage roads, railroads, and proposed rai... more

Map of New York City, Brooklyn, and vicinity, shewing [sic] suburban lines of Long Island Railroad and its connections.

Map of New York City, Brooklyn, and vicinity, shewing [sic] suburban l...

Map of the five borough area of New York showing drainage, settlements, streets, roads, and railroads. "Manhattan (El.) R'y," "Long Island R.R.," "proposed Cable El. R'y," and connections are color coded.

A correct map of the United States of America showing the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fé R.R. and connections.

A correct map of the United States of America showing the Atchison, To...

Map of the United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, stations, and the railroad network with the main line emphasized. Advertisements at top of map.

[Hampton Institute, Hampton, Va., 1899 - male and female students in Geography class "studying the cathedral towns," by studying artist's renderings of the famous European cathedrals]

[Hampton Institute, Hampton, Va., 1899 - male and female students in G...

Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress). LOT subdivision subject: Hampton Normal and Agricultural Institute - Liberal Arts & Science... more

[Washington, D.C. public school classroom scenes - 1st Division geography class - students examining relief map]

[Washington, D.C. public school classroom scenes - 1st Division geogra...

Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress). In album: "1st Division." Caption card tracings: DC, Wash. Schools; Schools Classrooms; Shelf.

[Washington, D.C. public school classroom scenes - "mathematical geography"]

[Washington, D.C. public school classroom scenes - "mathematical geogr...

Students examining globes. Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress). In album: "Public Schools - 6th Division." Caption card tracings... more

[Students in geography class at Thaddeus Stevens School, fresh air class]

[Students in geography class at Thaddeus Stevens School, fresh air cla...

Goldsberry Collection of open-air school photographs.

Rio Janeiro - Roosevelt at Institute of History & Geography

Rio Janeiro - Roosevelt at Institute of History & Geography

Photo shows President Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil before the Roosevelt-Rondon Scientific Expedition to the Amazon River which began in 1913. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2010)

North America.

North America.

"505066 (545526) 4-82." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

North America.

North America.

"802582 (R02067) 6-98." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

Military geography of former Yugoslavia.

Military geography of former Yugoslavia.

Hypsometric map showing "Northern Plains" and "Hills and mountains" regions. Relief shown by gradient tints. "747035AI (R00472) 10-98." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.... more

North America.

North America.

Relief shown by shading. "802684A1 (R02067) 4-00." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

North America.

North America.

Relief shown by shading. "802906AI (R02067) 6-02." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

A fanciful map of Texas, depicted on a downtown wall in Pecos, the seat of Reeves County, Texas

A fanciful map of Texas, depicted on a downtown wall in Pecos, the sea...

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Credit line: The Lyda Hill Texas Collection of Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith's America Project, Library of Congress, Prints and P... more

A map of Texas, showing large pockets of Czech immigration, at the Czech Heritage Museum & Genealogy Center in Temple, Texas

A map of Texas, showing large pockets of Czech immigration, at the Cze...

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The museum is dedicated to the history of the Czech culture, notably but not exclusively in Texas, where Czechs and Germans were amon... more

Programme of a proposed course of four lectures on geography and history: By William Darby ... R. A. Waters print. [n. d.].

Programme of a proposed course of four lectures on geography and histo...

Page Order: Leaflet Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 4 duplicate copies Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 243, Folder... more

Geographica Latine

Geographica Latine

First 10 books translated by Guarinus Veronensis, the remainder by Gregorius Tifernas. Signatures: [a-c¹⁰ d-e⁸ f-h¹⁰ i-k⁸ l-n¹⁰ o-p⁸ q-s¹⁰ t⁸ u⁸⁻¹ x-y¹⁰ z⁸ A⁸]. Goff S-794 Hain-Copinger 15087 Proctor 4042 (3 Ve... more

Geographica, Latine

Geographica, Latine

First 10 books translated by Guarinus Veronensis, the remainder by Gregorius Tifernas. Signatures: a¹⁰ b-z⁸ &⁸ A-P⁸ Q⁶. Goff S-796 Hain-Copinger 15089 BM 15th cent., VI, p. 896 (IB.28422) LC copy differs from H... more

De situ orbis

De situ orbis

Signatures: a-z⁶, &⁶, [us]⁶, [rum]⁶, A⁶. First 10 books tr. by Guarinus Veronensis, the remainder by Gregorius Tifernas. RSL card has printed LCCN: 48036599. LAC ecr 2019-06-19 LAC ecr 2019-06-19 update (1 card)

Americae nona & postrema pars. Qva de ratione elementorvm: de Novi Orbis natvra: de hvivs incolarvm svperstitiosis cultibus: déq; forma politiae ac reipubl. ipsorum ... pertractatur ... His accessit designatio illivs navigationis, qvam 5 naues Hollandicae anno 1598, per Fretum Magellanum ... tentarunt: quomodo ... capitaneus Sebalt de Weert ... postquam plurimis mensibus in Freto ... miserè iactatus fuisset ... an. 1600 domum reuersus sit [per Bernhardvm Jansz.] Addita est tertio navigatio recens, qvam 4 navivm praefectus Olevier à Noort ... suscepit ... Omnia è Germanico Latinitate donata, & figuris aeneis coornata editaq́;

Americae nona & postrema pars. Qva de ratione elementorvm: de Novi Orb...

Pts. 2, 3, and illus. have also special title pages. The 1st pt., De Novi Orbis natura, is by José de Acosta. First ed. Cf. Church. Cat. of books relating to ... America, 168. Kraus, H.P. Sir Francis Drake, no... more

Iudæa seu Terra Sancta, quæ Hebræorum sive Israelitarum in suas duodecim tribus divisa : secretis ab invicem Regnis Iuda et Israel expressis insuper sex ultimi temporis ejusdem terræ provincijs

Iudæa seu Terra Sancta, quæ Hebræorum sive Israelitarum in suas duodec...

Relief shown pictorially. Title from cartouche. Alternate title in upper margin: Iudæa seu Terra Sancta, quæ Hebræorum sive Israelitarum terra, in suas duodecim tribus divisa : eæ vero sunt cis Iordanem tribus ... more

A new and accurate map of North America, laid down according to the latest, and most approved observations and discoveries.

A new and accurate map of North America, laid down according to the la...

Scale ca. 1:21,000,000. Hand colored. Prime meridian: Ferro. Relief shown pictorially. From Universal magazine of knowledge and pleasure. Inset: Hudsons Bay [ca. 1:38,000,000] Accompanied by p. 113-120 of The U... more

Pinkerton's Geography, epitomised for the use of schools
Hudson, N. Y. 3 Mo. 29, 1809. Respected friend. Anxious to present the public with an improved system of American geography, which shall combine the numerous advantages to be derived from the precision of recent knowledge and the very superior a

Hudson, N. Y. 3 Mo. 29, 1809. Respected friend. Anxious to present the...

Imprint 2. Page Order: Reverse Folder Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 113, Folder 34.

Elements of geography, ancient and modern: with an atlas
Elements of geography and history combined : in a catechetical form : for the use of families and schools

Elements of geography and history combined : in a catechetical form : ...

Accompanied with an atlas. Title on spine: Butler's geography. Atlas wanting. Also available in digital form.

A practical system of modern geography:

A practical system of modern geography:

Also available in digital form.

Modern geography. To which is added a brief sketch of ancient geography; a plain method of constructing maps; and an introduction to the use of the globes. Illustrated by numerous engravings. Accompanied by an improved atals