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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. Illus. in: Brevis narratio eorvm qvæ in Florida Americæ provi̇cia Gallis acciderunt, : secunda in illam nauigatione, duce... 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

[Dutch ships anchored off Santa Clara, in Juan Fernandez Islands, Chile. ca. 1600]

[Dutch ships anchored off Santa Clara, in Juan Fernandez Islands, Chil...

Illus. in: Theodore De Bry, America, Pt. 9, Frankfurt, 1601, plate V. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Water; Publ. Ind.; Warfare, Naval; Port. Hist.; Neth. Hi... 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.

William Chatham, no date, Extract of Statement on Falkland Islands Debate
[Sugar manufacture in the Antilles Islands]

[Sugar manufacture in the Antilles Islands]

Illus. in: Rochfort, Histoire Moral ... (Lyon, 1667), illus. oppos. p. 115. Reference copy may be in SSF (Gr) - INDUSTRY SUGAR MISC. 1667. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption ca... more

[Map of northeastern coast of Venezuela including Trinidad and Tobago Islands].

[Map of northeastern coast of Venezuela including Trinidad and Tobago ...

Depths shown by soundings. Watermarks: IV, J. Kool, and Strasburg fleur-de-lis. Pen-and-ink and yellow ink. Mounted on cloth backing. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 988 Available also through the Library of Congress W... more

An exact draught of the island of New Providence one of the Bahama Islands in the West Indies.

An exact draught of the island of New Providence one of the Bahama Isl...

Scale ca. 1:50,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Oriented with north to the bottom. Relief shown pictorially and by shading. Depths shown by soundings. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1... more

[Map showing Hispaniola, eastern portions of Cuba and Jamaica, western portion of Puerto Rico, and other adjacent islands].

[Map showing Hispaniola, eastern portions of Cuba and Jamaica, western...

Watermarks: IV; and, Strasburg fleur-de-lis over the characters VDL. Pen-and-ink and green watercolor. Mounted on cloth backing. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 477 Available also through the Library of Congress Web si... more

A map of the West-Indies or the islands of America in the North Sea; with ye adjacent countries; explaning [sic] what belongs to Spain, England, France, Holland &c. also ye trade winds, and ye several tracts made by ye galeons and flota from place to place. According to ye newest and most exact observations,

A map of the West-Indies or the islands of America in the North Sea; w...

Scale ca. 1:4,300,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. "Sold by H. Moll and by I. King at ye Globe in ye Poultrey near Stocks Market." "To Wil. Paterson esq; this map of the West-Indies &c. is most humb... more

A map of the West-Indies or the islands of America in the North Sea; with ye adjacent countries; explaning [sic] what belongs to Spain, England, France, Holland, &c. also ye trade winds, and ye several tracts made by ye galeons and flota from place to place.

A map of the West-Indies or the islands of America in the North Sea; w...

Scale ca. 1:5,500,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. "Printed for Tho: Bowles in St. Pauls Church Yard and Iohn Bowles at the Black Horse in Cornhill." "To Wil. Paterson, Esq; this map of the West Ind... more

A view of the north entrance of the harbour of St. Catherines J. Wood sculp

A view of the north entrance of the harbour of St. Catherines J. Wood ...

"Pl. II" top right of print. Plate 2 from: Atlas to Anson's Voyage round the world, 1745. [London : 1745?]. Title from item.

An accurate map of the West Indies. Exhibiting not only all the islands posses'd by the English, French, Spaniards & Dutch, but also all the towns and settlements on the continent of America adjacent thereto.

An accurate map of the West Indies. Exhibiting not only all the island...

Scale ca. 1:14,000,000. Relief shown pictorially. Also shows southern United States, Central America, and northern South America. "Where may be had just publish'd for the use of the curious as well as students,... more

A new map of North America, with the British, French, Spanish, Dutch & Danish dominions on that great continent; and the West India Islands,

A new map of North America, with the British, French, Spanish, Dutch &...

Scale ca. 1:18,500,000. Relief shown pictorially. Hand colored. Shows boundaries, cities and towns, roads, forts, Indian villages and tribal territory, and vegetation. Also shows anchorages, currents, and route... more

A map of Savannah River beginning at Stone-Bluff, or Nexttobethell, which continueth to the sea; also, the four sounds Savañah, [Warsaw], Hossabaw, and St. Katharines, with their islands; likewise Neuport, or Serpent River, from its mouth to Benjehova Bluff.

A map of Savannah River beginning at Stone-Bluff, or Nexttobethell, wh...

Scale ca. 1:132,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Annotated with brown ink. Oriented with north to the right. Prime meridian: Ferro. Relief shown by hachures. Shows aspects of the phys... more

A new & accurate map of Bermudas or Sommer's Islands, taken from an actual survey; wherein the errors of former charts are corrected. An accurate map of the island of St. Christopher, vulgarly called S. Kits, containing all the towns, parishes, forts &c.

A new & accurate map of Bermudas or Sommer's Islands, taken from an ac...

Scale ca. 1:95,000 and ca. 1:110,000. Relief shown pictorially. "No. 64." From the author's A complete atlas or distinct view of the known world. 1752. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 2147 Available also t... more

An accurate map of North America. Describing and distinguishing the British, Spanish and French dominions on this great continent; exhibiting the present seat of war, and the French encroachments. Also all the West India Islands belonging to, and possessed by the several European princes and states.

An accurate map of North America. Describing and distinguishing the Br...

Scale ca. 1:550,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Lowery 409 LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 20 Includes historical notes, notes on territorial claims, and insets of "A particular map of Baffin ... more

A map of South Carolina and a part of Georgia. Containing the whole sea-coast; all the islands, inlets, rivers, creeks, parishes, townships, boroughs, roads, and bridges; as also, several plantations, with their proper boundary-lines, their names, and the names of their proprietors.

A map of South Carolina and a part of Georgia. Containing the whole se...

Scale ca. 1:310,000. Relief shown by hachures. Hand colored. "To the Right Honourable George Dunk, Earl of Halifax ... " Includes indexes of propietors of land in South Carolina and Georgia. LC Maps of North Am... more

An accurate map of the West Indies containing the Bahama & Caribbe Islands, the Great & Little Antilles with the Leward and Windward Islands & part of the American continent /

An accurate map of the West Indies containing the Bahama & Caribbe Isl...

Relief shown pictorially. From The General magazine of arts and sciences. 1758. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1722 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

An accurate map of the Caribby Islands with the crowns &c. to which they severally belong /

An accurate map of the Caribby Islands with the crowns &c. to which th...

From The London magazine, or, Gentleman's monthly intelligencer. March 1759, v. 28. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1958 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

A map of Guadeloupe, one of the Caribby Islands in the West Indies subject to France.

A map of Guadeloupe, one of the Caribby Islands in the West Indies sub...

Relief shown pictorially. From London magazine, or, Gentleman's monthly intelligencer. March 1759, v. 28. In upper margin: For the London Mag. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 2013 Available also through th... more

Guadalupe with the adjacent islands.

Guadalupe with the adjacent islands.

Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. From Grand Magazine of Magazines. March 1759, v. 2. Prime meridian: Ferro. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 2012 Available also through the Library of Congress Web ... more

Bermuda Islands.

Bermuda Islands.

Scale ca. 1:22,000. Title from verso. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Depths shown by soundings. Shows location of forts, city of St. George's, and boundaries of "tribes" and "St. Georges... more

A new map of the Caribbee Islands in America /

A new map of the Caribbee Islands in America /

Relief shown pictorially. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1959 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

A new map of North America wherein the British Dominions in the continent of North America, and on the islands of the West Indies, are carefully laid down from all the surveys, hitherto made; and the boundaries of the new governments, as well as the other provinces are shewn. Also extracts from the definitive Treaty of Peace in 1763, relative to the cessions made to his Britannick Majesty on the continent of North America, and to the partition agreed on for the islands

A new map of North America wherein the British Dominions in the contin...

Scale ca. 1:5,100,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. "The projection of this map is on the 2 meridians of London & Ferro." Includes notes, text, and inset "A map of the bays of Hudson and Baffin." Ava... more

An accurate map of the West Indies containing the Bahama & Caribbe Islands, the Great & Little Antilles with the Leward and Windward Islands & part of the American continent /

An accurate map of the West Indies containing the Bahama & Caribbe Isl...

Relief shown pictorially. From The General magazine of arts and sciences. 1763. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1722 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

An accurate map of North America. Describing and distinguishing the British, Spanish and French dominions on this great continent; according to the definitive treaty concluded at Paris 10th Feby. 1763. Also all the West India Islands belonging to, and possessed by the several European princes and states. The whole laid down according to the latest and most authentick improvements,

An accurate map of North America. Describing and distinguishing the Br...

Scale ca. 1:550,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 21 Includes historical notes, notes on territorial claims, and insets of "A particular map of Baffin and Hudson'... more

Plan of Governor's, Kennedy's, and Brown's Islands, with Paulus and Red Hook together with part of the bay and soundings shewing the position they bear to each ether [sic] and to New York.

Plan of Governor's, Kennedy's, and Brown's Islands, with Paulus and Re...

Scale 1:4,800; 400 ft. to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by shading. Soundings shown in fathoms. "No. 13." Stamped on verso: Montresor. On verso, in upper right corn... more

Map of Nova Scotia, or Acadia; with the islands of Cape Breton and St. John's, from actual surveys,

Map of Nova Scotia, or Acadia; with the islands of Cape Breton and St....

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

[St. Eustatius, Leeward Islands].

[St. Eustatius, Leeward Islands].

Shows aerial view of the port of Sint Eustatius in the northern Leeward Islands of the West Indies including buildings, ships, and fortifications. Relief shown pictorially. Bird's-eye-view. Pen-and-ink and penc... more

An Offering before Captain Cook in the Sandwich Islands / Webber del. ; Walker sculp.

An Offering before Captain Cook in the Sandwich Islands / Webber del. ...

Captain James Cook and four of his men with natives.

Castle William

Castle William

Drawing shows a distant view of Castle William, a British fortification on an island in Boston Harbor. Title from item. Published in: The American Revolution in drawings and prints; a checklist of 1765-1790 gra... more

[View of the entrance to White Haven]

[View of the entrance to White Haven]

Print shows three islands at entrance to White Haven: Cape Martingo, Three Top Island, and Whitehead Island; illustration printed at bottom of chart.

The Coast of West Florida and Louisiana : the Peninsula and Gulf of Florida or Channel of Bahama with the Bahama Islands /

The Coast of West Florida and Louisiana : the Peninsula and Gulf of Fl...

Relief shown pictorially. Soundings shown in fathoms. "The soundings along the Florida coast, shoals, islands, and reefs are in feet." Pictorial map. Appears in: The North American Atlas / William Faden. London... more

Committee-Chamber, New York 1st May, 1775. Whereas it appears by the public papers, that all exportation from Philadelphia to Quebec, Nova-Scotia, Georgia, and Newfoundland, or any part of the fishing coasts, or fishing islands, is suspended; an

Committee-Chamber, New York 1st May, 1775. Whereas it appears by the p...

Imprint 3.; On verso: S; May 1775. 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 108, Folder 18.

An act to restrain the sending of provisions to Cape-Breton, or any other French port or settlement, on the Continent of North America, or Islands night or adjacent thereto. [New York: Printed by James Parker, 1755].

An act to restrain the sending of provisions to Cape-Breton, or any ot...

Evans 7509.; On verso: New York Acts 19 Feb 1755. 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... more

Fresh advices from the American army. Camp at Cambridge, May 28, 1775. Yesterday a party from the United American army was ordered to take the cattle, hay, &c. from Noddle's and Hog Islands ... [Providence] Printed by J. Carter. [1775].

Fresh advices from the American army. Camp at Cambridge, May 28, 1775....

Evans 14045.; Imprint 3. 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 164, Folder 10.

An accurate map of North America. Describing and distinguishing the British and Spanish dominions of this great continent; according to the definitive treaty concluded at Paris 10th Feby. 1763. Also all the West India Islands belonging to, and possessed by the several European princes and states.

An accurate map of North America. Describing and distinguishing the Br...

Scale ca. 1:550,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. "Longit. w. from London." From Thomas Jefferys' American atlas. 1775. no. 5, 6. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 23 Includes historical notes, ex... 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. Title from item. Illus. in: The Atlantic Neptune, published for the use of the... more

[Coast of Maine showing Blue Hill Bay, Penobscot Bay, Belfast Bay, Islesboro Island, Deer Island, and other islands.

[Coast of Maine showing Blue Hill Bay, Penobscot Bay, Belfast Bay, Isl...

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, 859 Available also through the Lib... more

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

The entrance of the River St. John

The entrance of the River St. John

Print shows ship in the foreground at the entrance to Saint John River, New Brunswick, with two islands identified, on the right, "A. Partridge Island N.E.b.N. 7 leagues distant" and left of center, "B. Meogene... more

Plan of the island of Dominica, 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 Dominica, laid down by actual survey under the d...

Scale ca. 1:32,000. Hand colored. Relief shown by hachures. Cadastral map. Shows administrative boundaries. Inscribed "To His Excellency Thomas Shirley ... " Available also through the Library of Congress Web s... 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

A new and accurate chart of the Bay of Chesapeake, with all the shoals, channels, islands, entrances, soundings, and sailing-marks, as far as the navigable part of the rivers Patowmack, Patapsco and north-east.

A new and accurate chart of the Bay of Chesapeake, with all the shoals...

Scale ca. 1:250,000. Soundings shown in fathoms. "Drawn from several draughts made by the most experienced navigators, chiefly from those of Anthony Smith, pilot of St. Marys; and compared with the modern surve... 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

Plan of the island of Dominica 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 Dominica laid down by actual survey under the di...

Scale ca. 1:32,000. Hand colored. LC copy annotated on verso: Dominica. Relief shown by hachures. Cadastral map. Shows administrative boundaries. Inscribed "To His Excellency Thomas Shirely ... " Available also... 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. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: Deterioration along the bottom right edges... more

The coast of West Florida and Louisiana. The Peninsula and Gulf of Florida or Channel of Bahama with the Bahama Islands.

The coast of West Florida and Louisiana. The Peninsula and Gulf of Flo...

Scale ca. 1:1,390,000; marine leagues 20 in a degree. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Soundings shown in fathoms. "The soundings along the Florida coast, shoals, islands, and reefs are in feet." Pictori... more

The Ice Islands, seen the 9th of Jan. 1773

The Ice Islands, seen the 9th of Jan. 1773

Print shows James Cook's ship at anchor off huge iceberg; men in small boat in foreground gathering blocks of ice. Double page engraving by B.T. Pouncy and W. Watts. Drawn from nature by W. Hodges. Illus. in: J... more

A map of the bay of Narraganset with the islands therein and part of the country adjacent.

A map of the bay of Narraganset with the islands therein and part of t...

Scale ca. 1:63,360. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by shading. Depths shown by soundings. Includes "References" to the fortifications and defenses of the region. LC Maps of North America,... more

[Views from offshore of the New England coastline and islands at the entrance to Boston Harbor]

[Views from offshore of the New England coastline and islands at the e...

Prints show distant views of Castle Island and Governor's Island in Boston Harbor, hills along the southeast coast of Maine, and the entrance to Boston Harbor. Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: The Atl... more

A new chart of the West Indian islands;

A new chart of the West Indian islands;

Scale ca. 1:9,750,000. Relief shown pictorially. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1738 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

[Views from offshore of islands, cliffs, and capes in the Bay of Fundy]

[Views from offshore of islands, cliffs, and capes in the Bay of Fundy...

Prints show distant views of Isle Haute and cliffs at the Chignecto Isthmus, the Minas Basin, Cape Blowmedown, and Cape Split, Nova Scotia, with ships passing in the foreground. Title devised by Library staff. ... more

[Views from offshore of Sable Island, Nova Scotia, with ships passing near shore]

[Views from offshore of Sable Island, Nova Scotia, with ships passing ...

Prints show distant views of Sable Island, Nova Scotia. Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: The Atlantic Neptune, published for the use of the Royal Navy of Great Britain, by Joseph F.W. Des Barres, ....... more

A new and correct map of North America, with the West India Islands. Divided according to the last treaty of peace, concluded at Paris. 10th. Feby. 1763. Wherein are particularly distinguished, the several provinces and colonies, which compose the British Empire,

A new and correct map of North America, with the West India Islands. D...

Scale ca. 1:550,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. "Longit. w. from Ferro." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 25 Includes historical notes, notes on territorial claims, and insets of "A particular ... more

[Views from offshore of islands, cliffs, and capes in the Bay of Fundy]

[Views from offshore of islands, cliffs, and capes in the Bay of Fundy...

Prints show distant views of Isle Haute and cliffs at the Chignecto Isthmus, Cape Dore, Cape Baptist and the Minas Basin, Cape Blowmedown, and Cape Split, Nova Scotia, with ships passing in the foreground. Titl... more

[Views from offshore of islands in the Bay of Fundy and the entrance to the Saint John River on the mainland]

[Views from offshore of islands in the Bay of Fundy and the entrance t...

Prints show distant views of The Wolves, a cluster of islands off New Brunswick in the Bay of Fundy, Grand Manan Island, and the entrance to the Saint John River, with ships passing in the foreground. Title dev... more

[Plan of New York and Staten Islands with part of Long Island.

[Plan of New York and Staten Islands with part of Long Island.

Scale ca. 1:108,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by shading. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1099 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

Nouvelle carte de la partie occidentale de Dalmatie : dressée sur les lieux

Nouvelle carte de la partie occidentale de Dalmatie : dressée sur les ...

Covers the Dalmatian littoral region and the nearby islands. Relief shown pictorially. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Hand colored in red to emphasize the northwestern boundary of Dalmatia. Prime me... more

A map or chart of the Mosquito Shore : with the islands, keys, rocks and shoals, adjacent to (or between) it and Iamaica /

A map or chart of the Mosquito Shore : with the islands, keys, rocks a...

Depths shown by soundings. "The delineater haven had many oppertunitys since the above period, to the yar 1781 to corect and adjust his own observat[ion]s bi compareing with those of many of the kings ships and... more

[Views, some from offshore, of ships approaching various islands around and including Nova Scotia]

[Views, some from offshore, of ships approaching various islands aroun...

Prints show distant views of White Islands and Saint Mary Bay, Milford Haven on Chedabucto Bay, Port Bickerton, N.S., Beaver Harbor Bald Isle, Canso Cranberry Isle, Beaver Islands, and Nova Scotia. Title devise... more

Plan of New York and Staten Islands with part of Long Island, survey'd in the years 1781, & 82.

Plan of New York and Staten Islands with part of Long Island, survey'd...

Scale ca. 1:63,360. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Watermark: J. Whatman. Relief shown by shading. Soundings shown in feet. Shows roads and fortifications. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1100 Av... more

Map of the islands of Martinico, Dominico, Guardalupe, St. Christophers &c. shewing the place of Adml. Rodney's late victory over the French fleet.

Map of the islands of Martinico, Dominico, Guardalupe, St. Christopher...

Relief shown pictorially. In upper right margin: Political Mage June 1782. From Political magazine and parliamentary, naval, military, and literary journal, June 1782, v. 3. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789,... more

A chart of the Antilles, or, Charibbee, or, Caribs Islands, with the Virgin Isles,

A chart of the Antilles, or, Charibbee, or, Caribs Islands, with the V...

Scale ca. 1:1,850,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Prime meridian: London. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1977 Available also through the Library of Congress Web sit... more

A new and correct map of North America with the West India Islands. Divided according to the last Treaty of Peace, concluded at Paris the 20th of Jan. 1783. wherein are particularly distinguished the Thirteen Provinces wich [sic] compose the United States of North America.

A new and correct map of North America with the West India Islands. Di...

Scale ca. 1:6,750,000. Hand colored. Prime meridian: Ferro and London. Relief shown pictorially. "N.B. The letters E, F, S, D, Da, annexed to the names of the islands, denote them to belong either to the Englis... more

A new and correct map of North America, with the West India Islands. Divided according to the last Treaty of Peace, concluded at Paris the 20th of Jan. 1783 wherein are particularly distinguished the Thirteen Provinces wich [sic] compose the United States of North America.

A new and correct map of North America, with the West India Islands. D...

Scale ca. 1:6,750,000. Hand colored. Prime meridian: Ferro and London. Relief shown pictorially. "N.B. The letters E, F, S, D, Da, annexed to the names of the islands, denote them to belong either to the Englis... more

France. Arret of the King's Council of State, concerning commerce with the French Islands in America of the 30th of August, 1784. (Extracted from the records of the Council of State).  [Philadelphia: Printed by John Dunlap and David C. Claypoole

France. Arret of the King's Council of State, concerning commerce with...

Evans 19010. 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 146, Folder 34.

A north view of the Castle William in the harbour of Boston

A north view of the Castle William in the harbour of Boston

Title from item. Illus. in: The Massachusetts magazine, or, Monthly museum of knowledge and rational entertainment. Boston, Mass. : Isaiah Thomas and Ebenezer T. Andrews, vol. I, no. V, 1789 (May), frontispiece... more

Asia and its islands according to D'Anville.

Asia and its islands according to D'Anville.

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

Map of the southern part of the state of New York including Long Island, the Sound, the state of Connecticut, part of the state of New Jersey, and islands adjacent : compiled from actual late surveys /

Map of the southern part of the state of New York including Long Islan...

Relief shown pictorially. Second state. LC copy mounted in sections on cloth. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault

Map of the southern part of the state of New York including Long Island, the Sound, the state of Connecticut, part of the state of New Jersey, and islands adjacent : compiled from actual late surveys /

Map of the southern part of the state of New York including Long Islan...

Relief shown pictorially. First state. LC copy halved and mounted on cloth. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault

A new chart of the Bahama Banks and Islands with a part of the island of Cuba & coast of East Florida with all the shoals, reefs and banks in its vicinity

A new chart of the Bahama Banks and Islands with a part of the island ...

"Entered according to Act of Congress the 15th day of March 1817." Depths shown by soundings. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: Torn in lower right. Vault

Map of the southern part of the state of New York including Long Island, the Sound, the state of Connecticut, part of the state of New Jersey, and islands adjacent : compiled from actual late surveys /

Map of the southern part of the state of New York including Long Islan...

Relief shown pictorially. LC copy imperfect: Small tears and holes along edges, wrinkles, scattered dark spots, and discoloration. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vaul... more

Glenns Falls / painted by W.G. Wall ; engraved by I. Hill.

Glenns Falls / painted by W.G. Wall ; engraved by I. Hill.

Print shows a view of the Hudson River at Glenns Falls with a building on an island and a bridge spanning the river and passing through the building; also shows people on the island. Title from item. No. 6 of t... more

A new chart of part of the North Pacific Ocean exhibiting the various Straits Islands and dangers.

A new chart of part of the North Pacific Ocean exhibiting the various ...

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

Chart of the Potomac River and Eastern Branch from the Sister Islands to Geesboro Point and thence to the Navy Yard Bridge : with the topography of the adjacent country : made in pursuance of a resolution of the Corporation of the City of Washington, approved 26th May 1837 /

Chart of the Potomac River and Eastern Branch from the Sister Islands ...

Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Also shows block numbers and major buildings. "Approved--T.C. Mendenhall, Superintendent, U.S.C. & G.S." Includes text. Available also through t... more

A map of the Hawaiian Islands.

A map of the Hawaiian Islands.

Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Includes view of Lahainaluna. LC copy is only two panels of a larger map.

Easter card--Cape Mount--A gift to the members of the Foreign Missionary Box Association of the Protestant Episcopal Church

Easter card--Cape Mount--A gift to the members of the Foreign Missiona...

Easter card showing Cape Mount, an island in Liberia. Forms part of: American Colonization Society Collection (Library of Congress).

China, sheet VII : eastern coast from the Phi-Ki-Shan to the Hie-Shan Islands /

China, sheet VII : eastern coast from the Phi-Ki-Shan to the Hie-Shan ...

Depth shown by soundings. LC copy: Mounted on cloth. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

The enchanted island / painted by Danby ; engraved by J. Sartain.

The enchanted island / painted by Danby ; engraved by J. Sartain.

Print shows an enchanted island in a cove with rocks and cliffs on the left and a beach strewn with sea shells in the foreground; there is a figure standing at the entrance to a cave on the island and a woman a... more

Bankoku keihin denbun mosha shu harimaze

Bankoku keihin denbun mosha shu harimaze

Japanese print shows three scenes, top left: ships sailing around a South American island; top right: an orchid from Borneo; and bottom: three Frenchmen on horseback racing in a steeplechase. Title from item. S... more

Mutsu, matsushima fūkei, tomiyama chōbō no horizu

Mutsu, matsushima fūkei, tomiyama chōbō no horizu

Print shows a bird's-eye view of many small islands and sailboats on the sea. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. From the series: Rokujū ... more

Mutsu, matsushima fūkei, tomiyama chōbō no horizu

Mutsu, matsushima fūkei, tomiyama chōbō no horizu

Print shows a bird's-eye view of many small islands and sailboats on the sea. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. From the series: Rokujū ... more

The Three Sisters (three islands) from Great Island, Falls of Niagara

The Three Sisters (three islands) from Great Island, Falls of Niagara

Drawing shows islands in the rapids above Niagara Falls on the American side. Wallis was a British Commissioner from the Foreign Office to the United States in 1853. Originally 1 of 37 drawings in portfolios wi... more

Diagram of the United States of America, Mexico, the West India Islands and Isthmus of Darien; by W. T. Steiger, General Land Office.

Diagram of the United States of America, Mexico, the West India Island...

Outline map of the United States and Middle America showing proposed routes of the Pacific Rail Road and its branches in connection with the various systems of existing and unfinished rail roads from the Missis... more

Islands

Islands

Drawing shows small log houses tucked along the shores of rocky islands of the Norwegian coast. Sailboats are in the water. Taylor visited Norway in 1856 and 1857 after the death of his first wife. Inscribed ab... more

Island of Philœ

Island of Philœ

Island of Philae with remains of ancient temple and pylons. Title from item. No. 1815. On verso: Philae.

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