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[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.

[Two mermaids, men on island, ships and boats]

[Two mermaids, men on island, ships and boats]

Illus. in: Theodor de Bry, Decima Tertia pars historiae Americanae, ..., part 13, p. 4. Ref. copy may be in SSF(Gr) - MERMAIDS. This record contains unverified data from caption card.

[Map of a part of the island of Cuba and of the Bahamas].

[Map of a part of the island of Cuba and of the Bahamas].

Relief shown pictorially. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 156 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault

Tybee Island.

Tybee Island.

Covers part of Tybee Island (Ga.) and part of surrounding islands and waters. Shows buildings and vegetation. Depths shown by soundings. Pen-and-ink, watercolor, and pencil. Oriented with north to the bottom. C... more

Design for Governor's Island.

Design for Governor's Island.

Scale not given. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. At head of title, in pencil: No. 50. Stamped on verso: John Montresor. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1142 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site... more

This map of the county of Middlesex in the island of Jamaica /

This map of the county of Middlesex in the island of Jamaica /

Hand colored. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1937 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Inscribed "To the Right Honorable Wills, Earl of Hillsborough, first lord commi... more

Northern part of the Gut of Canso, part of the island of Cape Bocton,

Northern part of the Gut of Canso, part of the island of Cape Bocton,

Scale not given. Title from annotation on verso. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Depths shown by soundings. Has watermark. Annotated on verso: Purchased out of Lord Colvil's collection. LC Maps of North... more

Designs for fortifying Governors Island near New York.

Designs for fortifying Governors Island near New York.

Scale 1:144; 12 ft. to an in. Title from verso. Manuscript; pen-and-ink and watercolor. Shows "Section thro' A, B." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1141 Available also through the Library of Congress Web s... more

A north view of Pensacola, on the Island of Santa Rosa / drawn by Dom. Serres.

A north view of Pensacola, on the Island of Santa Rosa / drawn by Dom....

Print shows view of Pensacola from aboard ship with boats in the foreground.

An east view of Fort Royal in the Island of Guadaloupe Vue du Fort Royal, dans l'Isle de Guadaloupe, du Cote de l'Est / / drawn on the spot by Lieut. Arch. Campbell Engineer ; engraved by Peter Mazell.

An east view of Fort Royal in the Island of Guadaloupe Vue du Fort Roy...

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

A view of the of the Pierced Island, a remarkable rock in the Gulf of St. Laurence - two leagues to the southward of Gaspée Bay Vuë de l'Isle Percée, rocher remarquable dans le Golfe St. Laurent a 2 lieues au sud de la Baye de Gaspe / / drawn on the spot by Capt. Hery. Smyth ; engraved by P. Canot.

A view of the of the Pierced Island, a remarkable rock in the Gulf of ...

Print shows a warship in the foreground approaching rock formation in the Gulf of Saint Lawrence.

Bunker's Hill on N. York Island

Bunker's Hill on N. York Island

Drawing shows distant view of wooded landscape with a few buildings.

[New York Island and East Jersey. Unfinished.

[New York Island and East Jersey. Unfinished.

Scale ca. 1:17,000. Title from manuscript catalog of the Peter Force map collection. Variant title in Philip Lee Phillips' A list of maps of America: Topography of upper part of Manhattan Island from about 85th... more

A plan of the island of St. John with the divisions of the counties, parishes, & the lots as granted by government, likewise the soundings round the coast and harbours.

A plan of the island of St. John with the divisions of the counties, p...

Scale ca. 1:260,000. Hand colored. Depths shown by soundings. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Includes table of administrative divisions and inset of "Gulf of St. Lawrence." Available also through th... more

Long Island open on the north side of Nicks Mate Island

Long Island open on the north side of Nicks Mate Island

Print shows islands (Long Island Head, Gallop Island, and Nix's Mate) in Boston Harbor and a distant view, on the right, of Boston.

A view of New York, Governors Island, the river &c. from Long Island

A view of New York, Governors Island, the river &c. from Long Island

Print shows a panoramic view of the battle of Long Island.

Plan of the island of St. Vincent laid down by actual survey under the direction of the Honorable the Commissioners for the Sale of Lands in the Ceded Islands.

Plan of the island of St. Vincent laid down by actual survey under the...

Scale ca. 1:32,000. Relief shown by hachures. Prime meridian: Ferro. "To Sir William Young, Bart. ... this plan of the island of St. Vincent ... John Byres." Shows land granted to the Caribs, treaty boundaries,... more

[Chart of Nantucket Island and the eastern half of Martha's Vineyard.

[Chart of Nantucket Island and the eastern half of Martha's Vineyard.

Scale ca. 1:51,000. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. LC copy imperfect: Deteriorated along fold and margins. Includes navigational notes. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 977 Available a... more

The attack on the fort on Sulivan's Island the 28 June 1776 / painted by Henry Gray.

The attack on the fort on Sulivan's Island the 28 June 1776 / painted ...

Drawing shows British ships firing on Fort Sullivan on Sullivan's Island, South Carolina. Title from item. Illus. in: Memoirs of the American Revolution ... / by John Drayton. Charleston : Printed by A.E. Mille... more

Plan of the island of Tobago, laid down by actual survey under the direction of the Honorable the Commissioners for the Sale of Lands in the Ceded Islands.

Plan of the island of Tobago, laid down by actual survey under the dir...

Scale ca. 1:49,000. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Cadastral map. "To William Hewitt ... for adjusting & settling the differences & disputes which have arisen or may arise with respect to ... more

[Coast of Maine showing entrances of Blue Hill Bay, Isle of Haut Bay, and Penobscot Bay, with Owls Head, Vinalhaven Island, Isle au Haut, and other islands.

[Coast of Maine showing entrances of Blue Hill Bay, Isle of Haut Bay, ...

Scale ca. 1:48,500. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. LC copy imperfect: Brittle on edges and deterioration along fold. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 857 Available also through the Lib... more

[New York Island. Military; unfinished.

[New York Island. Military; unfinished.

Scale ca. 1:9,500. Title from manuscript catalog of Peter Force map collection. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Shows fortifications and redoubts north of the vicinity of Hell Gate befor... more

A plan of New York Island, with part of Long Island, Staten Island & east New Jersey, with a particular description of the engagement on the woody heights of Long Island, between Flatbush and Brooklyn, on the 27th of August 1776 between His Majesty's forces commanded by General Howe and the Americans under Major General Putnam, shewing also the landing of the British Army on New-York Island, and the taking of the city of New-York &c. on the 15th of September following, with the subsequent disposition of both the armies.

A plan of New York Island, with part of Long Island, Staten Island & e...

Scale ca. 1:85,000. Hand colored. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Shows information to Sept. 23, 1776. Pictorial map. Annotated in lower right corner in pencil: 3rd impression. Includes "Re... more

A view from Paulushook of Horsimus on the Jersey shore and part of York Island

A view from Paulushook of Horsimus on the Jersey shore and part of Yor...

Drawing shows men cutting branches off trees and using stumps for a fence at the edge of a meadow with crops growing on the right, view of the bay in the background, showing the Jersey shore and York Island.

Plan von Rhode Island, und deren dem comando des Herrn General Majors Presgott inf dies-malig befundlichen campements.

Plan von Rhode Island, und deren dem comando des Herrn General Majors ...

Scale ca. 1:50,000. Relief shown by hachures. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Includes index to encampments, fortifications, and naval positions. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1014 Available also through the Li... more

Plan of the city of Philadelphia and its environs shewing its defences during the years 1777 & 1778, together with the siege of Mud Island on the River Delaware.

Plan of the city of Philadelphia and its environs shewing its defences...

Scale ca. 1:14,400. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by shading. "To the Honble. Sir William Howe K.B. general and commander in chief of all His Majesty's forces within the colonies laying ... more

Plan of Fort Mifflin on Mud Island, with the batteries on Province Island.

Plan of Fort Mifflin on Mud Island, with the batteries on Province Isl...

Scale ca. 1:1,750. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north toward the lower right. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1348 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a rast... more

Part of Long Island; and the coast eastward to the shoals of Nantucket.

Part of Long Island; and the coast eastward to the shoals of Nantucket...

Scale ca. 1:600,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Prime meridian: Greenwich. Has watermarks. Soundings shown in fathoms. Includes view of "Sancoty Head S.S.W. 10 miles distant." LC Maps of North Amer... more