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David Rumsey Map Collection

The David Rumsey Map Collection was founded in 1985 and went online in 1999 at davidrumsey.com. The collection includes over 200,000 rare 16th through 21st century maps of the entire World and parts of the Universe. 115,000 maps and related items are available online and 60,000 of those have been georeferenced. Rumsey has been donating the physical map collection and the digital database made from it to the David Rumsey Map Center at Stanford Libraries since 2008. The map center opened in 2016.T...



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David Rumsey Map Collection
by Oberkommando der Wehrmacht (OKW) (Nazi German Supreme Command of the Armed Forces)
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 7811.104 is a part of image group 7811.000 . A set of German documents prepared for Operation Sea Lion, the planned Nazi invasion of England and Wales. (See Pub List No 7807.000 through 7811.000). Materials are 11 A4 sized folders, each containing maps and a book of photographs including 144 town maps and 1500+ photographs. Set also has three thick A5 sized folders containing books with photographs, drawings and maps:...
Topic: World War II
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by Henze, Adolf
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 10681.006 is a part of image group 10681.000 . With a diameter of 43 inches, these 24 gores form the largest printed globe produced in the 19th century.Dimensions are sheet size. 24 globe gores on thin paper. Adolf Henze (1814-1883) was an important printing innovator, best known for Chirogrammatomantie. He published a number of numismatic, economic and scientific works as well as a huge terrestrial globe. Beginning in...
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by Scallion, Gordon Michael
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 10902.000 is a part of image group 10902.000 . ""The New Age movements of the 1980's and 90's brought an alternative spirituality for many, bringing with it new beliefs with some old roots, and also some new leaders and shamanic type prophets. These prophets filled the roles that the ancients did before them supplying supernatural insights to what was coming. Gordon Michael Scallion, an electronics consultant...
Topic: Religion
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David Rumsey Map Collection
by Oberkommando der Wehrmacht (OKW) (Nazi German Supreme Command of the Armed Forces)
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 7811.103 is a part of image group 7811.000 . A set of German documents prepared for Operation Sea Lion, the planned Nazi invasion of England and Wales. (See Pub List No 7807.000 through 7811.000). Materials are 11 A4 sized folders, each containing maps and a book of photographs including 144 town maps and 1500+ photographs. Set also has three thick A5 sized folders containing books with photographs, drawings and maps:...
Topic: World War II
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 14361.008 is a part of image group 14361.000 . Eleventh and twelfth globe gores for world map. Map shows political boundaries, cities, railways, roads, ocean routes, major international telegraph lines, population, languages spoken, topography, glaciers, deserts, bodies of water, drainage, coastlines, islands and the date change line. Relief shown with hachures. Includes latitudinal and longitudinal lines. Title cartouche,...
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by Scallion, Gordon Michael
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 10903.000 is a part of image group 10903.000 . ""The New Age movements of the 1980's and 90's brought an alternative spirituality for many, bringing with it new beliefs with some old roots, and also some new leaders and shamanic type prophets. These prophets filled the roles that the ancients did before them supplying supernatural insights to what was coming. Gordon Michael Scallion, an electronics consultant...
Topic: Religion
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David Rumsey Map Collection
by Heck, Johann Georg, -1857
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 12190.181 is a part of image group 12190.000 . This is a looseleaf atlas accompanied by a set of 4 volumes in English which includes both translations from German, and substitute original texts written specifically for the American audience. The text refers, for the purpose of illustrating things and concepts, individually to this large collection of plates and figures in Johann Georg Heck's Bilder - Atlas zum...
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 10130.087 is a part of image group 10130.000 . Composite map of the first ring of four sheets around the north pole, the second ring of 8 sheets, the third ring of 12 sheets, the fourth ring of 18 sheets, the fifth ring of 18 sheets, and the legends and diagrams in the four corners. “An important and extraordinary manuscript world map drawn up on a north polar projection to form the largest manuscript map of the world at...
Topics: Data Visualization, Art
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 11306.002 is a part of image group 11306.000 . Three sheet pictorial birds-eye view style panorama fantasy map of Fairyland, a fictive place. With 16 pages text, 18.5x12.5 with illustrations. Designed by Bernard Sleigh at the end of the Great War, an artist who studied at the Birmingham School of Art in England. The ancient map of Fairyland is said to have been his most famous work. The map was designed during the...
Topic: Pictorial map
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by Henze, Adolf
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 10681.020 is a part of image group 10681.000 . With a diameter of 43 inches, these 24 gores form the largest printed globe produced in the 19th century.Dimensions are sheet size. 24 globe gores on thin paper. Adolf Henze (1814-1883) was an important printing innovator, best known for Chirogrammatomantie. He published a number of numismatic, economic and scientific works as well as a huge terrestrial globe. Beginning in...
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David Rumsey Map Collection
by C.S. Hammond & Co.
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 9045.000 is a part of image group 9045.000 . Date estimated. Shows naval bases and stations. Date estimated. A promotional piece for Mono Service Co., a wartime food service company. Color.
Topics: World War II, Political, Military
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 13033.012 is a part of image group 13033.000 . Colored lithograph view, illustrating the science of electricity, electrostatics and conductivity, etc., by John Emslie. Reynolds created this work in response to the popular demand for information on science and engineering as a result of the Industrial Revolution. This collection consists of 33 loose pictorial plates, with a related text, dated 1849-1852. Drawn and engraved...
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 1142.001 is a part of image group 1142.000 . Map in full color. The maps has routes of the explorers and is numbered throughout from 1-141. The rules of the game and the meaning of the numbers are printed on either side of the hemisphere. Lacks tetotum, pillars & counters. We assume John Walker (no John in title) because Darton published John Walker's school books. Two large sheets, each with a hemisphere and text...
Topic: School
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David Rumsey Map Collection
by Ritter, Franz; Zeigers Leng
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 12187.014 is a part of image group 12187.000 . Franz Ritter's 1660 editions of Speculum Solis (Mirror of the Sun) and Astrolabium bound as one volume with 8 plates for Speculum Solis and 15 plates for Astrolabium. First edtion for Speculum Solis was 1607 and for Astrolabium was 1613. Speculum Solis was Ritter's treatise on sundials with unusual maps on gnomonic projection that can be used as sundials. The first plate from...
Topic: Celestial
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 0737.161 is a part of image group 0737.000 . Detailed political and physical maps. This is the English edition of the Polish Atlas Swiata. This massive atlas (weighing nearly 5.5 kilograms and containing 48 square meters of maps) is of high cartographic and aesthetic quality, and provides a rich assortment of thematic (over 400) as well as hundreds of physical and political maps. Includes pictures of the flag and a...
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 11439.007 is a part of image group 11439.000 . Folded color general plan of administrative divisions of Mexico City, 62 x 86, with 143 pages of explanatory text and index. Bound in heavy paper covers with cover title "Nueva subdivision de la ciudad Mexico en cuarteles y manzanas y correspondencia con la antigua. Map is based on the official sources of the Mexican government, was a part of the long sequence of...
Topic: Land Development
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by Shimada, Keizo
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 10043.001 is a part of image group 10043.000 . A highly pictorial Japanese world map.
Topic: Pictorial map
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 11177.007 is a part of image group 11177.000 . Large circular planisphere on 6 sheets, 85x107 or smaller. Title from sheet 5. Reproduced and printed for the first time at the size of the original with all the legends and notations by Viscount of Santarém in 1854. The original 1450 map was fully described and reproduced in manuscript for the first time by William Frazer in 1804, Manuscript on vellum, BL Add. MS 1126. This...
Topic: Data Visualization
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 10130.092 is a part of image group 10130.000 . Re-projected in Mercator used by Gerardus Mercator, 1569. Composite map of the first ring of four sheets around the north pole, the second ring of 8 sheets, the third ring of 12 sheets, the fourth ring of 18 sheets, and the fifth ring of 18 sheets. “An important and extraordinary manuscript world map drawn up on a north polar projection to form the largest manuscript map of...
Topic: Art
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David Rumsey Map Collection
by Dittmar, W. J.
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 13172.000 is a part of image group 13172.000 . Pictorial map in black and orange brown tone by W. J. Dittmar, An illustrator of Ragtime music sheets in the early 20th century. First published in 1932 in black and white for the Union Gospel Press. Depicts road through life which is portrayed as a theme park: people arriving at the entrance (lower left) in buses, cars or on foot (on in the case of the Speed Mad in the...
Topics: Pictorial map, Religions
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David Rumsey Map Collection
by (سودى)نك يكى خريطه كلياتندن [SÛDÎ’NIN YENI HARITA KÜLLIYATINDAN / SUDI’S NEW CARTOGRAPHIC ESTABLISHMENT].
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 10876.000 is a part of image group 10876.000 . "‘Ana Vatan’ (Homeland) is one of the iconic images of Turkey’s Early Republican Era, being a colourful map of the country variously decorated with a portrait of its revolutionary founding president, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk; the figure of an infantry man, hailing the might and bravery of the Turkish Army which secured the nation’s independence; and the figure of a...
Topics: Political, Historical
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 13033.035 is a part of image group 13033.000 . Hand colored engraved comparative view of the famous landmarks and monuments from all over the world. Includes reference to the buildings name and heights, beneath the view. Reynolds created this work in response to the popular demand for information on science and engineering as a result of the Industrial Revolution. This collection consists of 33 loose pictorial plates, with...
Topics: Pictorial map, Data Visualization
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 14353.003 is a part of image group 14353.000 . Title page to Cartes generales des Royaumes de l'Europe et des particuliers de France. Appears in a combination of printed engraving and manuscript, with print pasted onto sheet and hand-drawn foliage continuing the printed flora. With dedication: Dedié a Louis Le Grand Roy de France et de Navarre. Par son très Humble serviteur, et Fidelle Sujet. Avec Privilege du Roy....
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David Rumsey Map Collection
by Heck, Johann Georg, -1857
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 12190.196 is a part of image group 12190.000 . This is a looseleaf atlas accompanied by a set of 4 volumes in English which includes both translations from German, and substitute original texts written specifically for the American audience. The text refers, for the purpose of illustrating things and concepts, individually to this large collection of plates and figures in Johann Georg Heck's Bilder - Atlas zum...
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 2113.052 is a part of image group 2113.000 . Composite of two col. maps. Relief shown by hypsometric tints and spot heights; depths by bathymetric tints. Shows shipping routes with distances, etc. This is the second issue of the 1920 edition, which was the first edition to use Bartholomew's maps (the only earlier edition used maps by Andree, published in 1895 (see our #1010). Superb maps, beginning a run of Times Atlas...
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by Ritter, Franz; Zeigers Leng
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 12187.026 is a part of image group 12187.000 . Franz Ritter's 1660 editions of Speculum Solis (Mirror of the Sun) and Astrolabium bound as one volume with 8 plates for Speculum Solis and 15 plates for Astrolabium. First edtion for Speculum Solis was 1607 and for Astrolabium was 1613. Speculum Solis was Ritter's treatise on sundials with unusual maps on gnomonic projection that can be used as sundials. The first plate from...
Topic: Celestial
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 13033.011 is a part of image group 13033.000 . Colored lithograph view of lenses, refraction and reflection, eclipses, a diagram of the human eye, etc., by John Emslie. Reynolds created this work in response to the popular demand for information on science and engineering as a result of the Industrial Revolution. This collection consists of 33 loose pictorial plates, with a related text, dated 1849-1852. Drawn and engraved...
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 12047.000 is a part of image group 12047.000 . Date estimated. From a description of a similar Jain painting at the Johnson Museum at Cornell University: "This large painting consists of a map-like rendering of the middle world, one of three worlds that comprise the Jain universe. Located between the celestial realm and the lower world of the damned, this middle world is where mortals and all sentient beings live and...
Topics: Religions, Pictorial map, Celestial, Data Visualization
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by Henze, Adolf
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 14362.011 is a part of image group 14362.000 . Composite illustrations of globes by Henze. Titles translate to: Earth globe no. 1, through 5. Globe images centered on Africa and South America. With descriptive text below globes. Illustration are each 9 x 6 cm, on sheets each 15 x 10 cm. Item printed on paper, in accordion fold. Unfolds to 15 x 65 cm. Henze's grosser Erd-Globus in seinen verschiedenen Ausstattungen. Catalog...
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 13523.000 is a part of image group 13523.000 . Uncolored pictorial map of Gallipoli peninsula, Çanakkale and surroundings in the Marmara region, on the Dardanelles Strait. a gateway to the Gallipoli WWI battlefields, north of the narrow strait. Issued as centerfold in Hayat : حيات‎ an Ottoman Turkish language weekly magazine,  published in Ankara and Istanbul. Showing the Naval operations in the Dardaelles...
Topics: World War I, Pictorial map, Military, Ottoman Mapping
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by Henze, Adolf
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 14362.007 is a part of image group 14362.000 . Illustration of a globe by Henze. Title translates to: Earth globe no. 3. Globe image centered on Africa. With descriptive text below. Illustration is 6 x 9 cm, on sheet 10 x 15 cm. Henze's grosser Erd-Globus in seinen verschiedenen Ausstattungen. Catalog advertising various globes by Adolf Henze; published in Neustadt-Leipzig, 1893. Title translates to: Henze's large earth...
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 5969.049 is a part of image group 5969.000 . Color map. U.S. Interstate highways shown in red. Shows roads, capitals, population of cities and towns, Indian reservations, etc. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. This 1940 State Farm Road Atlas was designed by and published exclusively for distribution by the Travel Bureau of the State Farm Insurance Companies ... Atlas is bound in beige card board 40x30 1/2 printed...
Topics: Automobile, Roads
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 10200.003 is a part of image group 10200.000 . This chart has 5 opening flaps. Yaggy's large geographical charts are among the most beautiful and impressive educational charts published in the 19th century. Using chromolithography, Yaggy created stunning colors and contrasts in his images of the world, its regions, and peoples. Yaggy intended his charts to be used in classrooms by students, and issued a teacher’s...
Topics: School, Pictorial map, Thematic, Celestial, Space
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 13019.025 is a part of image group 13019.000 . Detailed color folded map Erzurum region (Vilayati), borders with the Persian and Russian empires in the east and north-east. Showing administrative boundaries, major cities, towns, roads, rivers and mountains. Relief shown by hachure. The first hand atlas of the administrative divisions of the Ottoman Empire in Arabic and Turkish. In 135, (6) pages of 35 maps and descriptive...
Topics: Ottoman Mapping, Historical
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 13007.077 is a part of image group 13007.000 . 2 maps on 1 sheet, outline hand color. Shows major cities, roads, rivers and mountains. Relief shown by hachures. An Atlas of Ancient Geography, Biblical and Classical by Sir William Smith, published to complement his Greek and Roman dictionaries. Contains forty-three maps, indices, and descriptive text. Maps drawn and produced by Dr. Charles Muller. The maps are detailed,...
Topics: Historical, Classical
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 8137.000 is a part of image group 8137.000 . Color pictorial map on sheet 61x89.5. Date estimated. Shows highway systems, parks, wild life habitats, recreational areas, agriculture, minerals, missions, Indian reservations, etc. On upper and right margins, vignettes of National parks, monuments, missionaries, and points of interest. See note field above.
Topics: Pictorial map, Roads
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by Denoyer-Geppert Company
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 7003.000 is a part of image group 7003.000 . Date estimated. Suitable for use in a seminar room; viewable up to 20 feet. Language(s): English. Map is paper. Mounted on wood rods. Prime Meridian is Greenwich. Projection is Conic. Part of a series entitled, History Map 20456. Topics include: transportation routes, cities, internal/external political boundaries, insets on regional precipitation patterns, hydrography....
Topic: Political
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 13033.032 is a part of image group 13033.000 . Hand colored engraved view of the comparative heights of mountains and volcanoes from around the world. Includes list of mountains and volcanoes beneath the view. Reynolds created this work in response to the popular demand for information on science and engineering as a result of the Industrial Revolution. This collection consists of 33 loose pictorial plates, with a related...
Topics: Pictorial map, Data Visualization, Mountains, Rivers
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by Mercator, Gerhard, 1512-1594; Mercator, Rumold, approximately 1545-1599
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 10805.001 is a part of image group 10805.000 . This plate was originally published in 1595 in the posthumous part III of Mercator's Atlas. Verso: Latin text, 'Polus Arcticus Ac Terrarum Circumiacention descriptio' "The rare first state of Mercator's map of the North Polar regions, the first separately-published map of the North Polar Regions. It shows the North Pole surrounded by four islands, an iconic...
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 8320.002 is a part of image group 8320.000 . This very graphic, lithographed gameboard is about journalist Nellie Bly's trip around the world in 1889-1890. Mounted on a heavy cardbord, backed with black paper, with decorative gold border. Game shows squares for each of the 73 days of her journey arranged in a circular pattern, flanked with images of Nellie Bly and Jules Verne are illustrated in the top left and right...
Topic: Pictorial map
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 13021.004 is a part of image group 13021.000 . Double hemisphere hand colored map of the world, by Pierre Mariette, based upon the earlier map of Hondius from 1617. Embelished with allegorical spandrel vigenttes representing celestial hemispheres, north and south poles, sailing ships and sea monsters. Shows North America extending to Japan, course of the St. Laurence River ends in the American Southwest, Japan shown as a...
Topic: Celestial
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 9837.000 is a part of image group 9837.000 . Color pictorial map. Date estimated. Including Alamo, Antioch, Byron, Clayton, Concord, Crockett, Danville, El Cerrito, Hercules, Lafayette, Martinez, Moraga, Orinda, Pinole, Pittsburg, Pleasant Hill, Port Costa, Richmond, Rodeo, San Pablo, and adjoining communities. Shows highways, roads, railroads, bridges, tunnels, recreational activities, agriculture, fishing, industry, etc....
Topic: Pictorial map
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by Monte (Monti), Urbano, 1544-1613
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 10130.081 is a part of image group 10130.000 . Composite map of the first ring of four sheets around the north pole, the second ring of 8 sheets, and the third ring of 12 sheets. “An important and extraordinary manuscript world map drawn up on a north polar projection to form the largest manuscript map of the world at 9 by 9 feet. This map is one of 3 examples extant (2 manuscript, 1 printed) that form the continuum of...
Topic: Art
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by California Division of Highways; California State Printing Office
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 6345.025 is a part of image group 6345.000 . Primary report of 130 pages softbound but in rigid library binding, 29x24 cm. Appendix B in same format. Appendix B is Tabulation of Field Count by Cities and Counties. Atlas issued as Appendix A, softbound, 61x63 cm. Base maps copyright by Rand McNally & Company under title Complete Map of California. Atlas obtained from the Institute of Transportation Studies Library...
Topics: Transportation, Roads
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by Dufour, Guillaume Henri, 1787-1875; Bressanini, Rinaldo; Mullhaupt, Heinrich; Koegel, Henri
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 13220.018 is a part of image group 13220.000 . Sheet 17. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Depth shown by isolines and soundings. This atlas covers the territory of Switzerland on 25 double page sheets on map scale of 1: 100,000. It was considered the best and most detailed general map of Switzerland in the 19th century. With engraved title page and 24 sheets of steel engraved maps. Each sheet with the stamp of...
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by Monte (Monti), Urbano, 1544-1613
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 10130.085 is a part of image group 10130.000 . Composite map of the first ring of four sheets around the north pole, the second ring of 8 sheets, the third ring of 12 sheets, the fourth ring of 18 sheets, and the fifth ring of 18 sheets. “An important and extraordinary manuscript world map drawn up on a north polar projection to form the largest manuscript map of the world at 9 by 9 feet. This map is one of 3 examples...
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 13033.010 is a part of image group 13033.000 . Colored lithograph view of the musical instruments and music notes, a diagram of the human ear, etc., by John Emslie. Reynolds created this work in response to the popular demand for information on science and engineering as a result of the Industrial Revolution. This collection consists of 33 loose pictorial plates, with a related text, dated 1849-1852. Drawn and engraved by...
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 11306.001 is a part of image group 11306.000 . Three sheet pictorial birds-eye view style panorama fantasy map of Fairyland, a fictive place. With 16 pages text, 18.5x12.5 with illustrations. Designed by Bernard Sleigh at the end of the Great War, an artist who studied at the Birmingham School of Art in England. The ancient map of Fairyland is said to have been his most famous work. The map was designed during the...
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by Hammond Incorporated; NASA; Esso Standard Oil Company
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 11283.000 is a part of image group 11283.000 . A series of color views and map, showing chronology of America's Space Missions, dated May 5, 1961- July 1969, photographed by NASA. Includes place names and text. See note field above.
Topics: Moon, Celestial, Space
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 14362.001 is a part of image group 14362.000 . Covers to Henze's grosser Erd-Globus in seinen verschiedenen Ausstattungen. Title translates to: Henze's large earth globe in its various configurations. With decorative border. One paper sheet in accordion fold. Henze's grosser Erd-Globus in seinen verschiedenen Ausstattungen. Catalog advertising various globes by Adolf Henze; published in Neustadt-Leipzig, 1893. Title...
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by Lea, I.; Carey, H.C.; Yeager, J.
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 0125.002 is a part of image group 0125.000 . List of Carey & Lea publications on inside cover. Map has more roads in the western counties near the Ohio border than the 1822 atlas map. It is trimmed close to the neat lines, cutting off what appears to be J. Yeager's name as Engraver, as issued. Folded into brown leather covers 13.5x8.5 with "Pennsylvania" and "Carey & Lea Philad." stamped in...
Topic: Roads
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by Henze, Adolf
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 10681.009 is a part of image group 10681.000 . With a diameter of 43 inches, these 24 gores form the largest printed globe produced in the 19th century.Dimensions are sheet size. 24 globe gores on thin paper. Adolf Henze (1814-1883) was an important printing innovator, best known for Chirogrammatomantie. He published a number of numismatic, economic and scientific works as well as a huge terrestrial globe. Beginning in...
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 3431.013 is a part of image group 3431.000 . Hand colored engraved view. Showing facial portraits from different parts of the world, and demonstrating racial and regional differences. The portraits are grouped under the headings: Asiatics, Australians, Europeans, Polynesians, Africans and Americans, and illustrate European perceptions of people indigenous to each area. Hand colored engraved 12 plates of general world...
Topics: Ethnography, Nationality, Race
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by Montanus, Arnoldus, 1625-1683; Dutch East India Company; Meurs, Jacob van, 1619-1680
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 13390.023 is a part of image group 13390.000 . Engraved view. Showing The Devil god Vitziliputzli. First edition of illustrated works on Japan in French in 2 parts. Originally published in Dutch: Gedenkwaerdige Gesantschappen der Oost-Indische Maetschappy in't Vereenigde Nederland, aen de Kaisaren van Japan. Compiled by Montanus from records of Jesuit missions to Japan in 1649 and 1661, He based his work on journals from...
Topic: Religions
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by Henze, Adolf
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 14362.009 is a part of image group 14362.000 . Illustration of a globe by Henze. Title translates to: Earth globe no. 5. Globe image centered on South America. With descriptive text below. Illustration is 9 x 6 cm, on sheet 15 x 10 cm. Henze's grosser Erd-Globus in seinen verschiedenen Ausstattungen. Catalog advertising various globes by Adolf Henze; published in Neustadt-Leipzig, 1893. Title translates to: Henze's large...
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 11783.001 is a part of image group 11783.000 . Colored pictorial map of the 48 states, signed by Walt Disney. Showing Disney scene & characters head towards golden Gate exposition. A promotional map sponsored by Standard Oil Company of California and Travel Tykes Weekly Magazine. The map is filled with vignettes in each of the states and provinces of Canada, showing Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck engaged in activities...
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 11181.032 is a part of image group 11181.000 . Copper engraved double page map. Showing political divisions. Relief shown pictorially. Includes notes, compass rose and explanations. Prime meridians are Ferro and London. Atlas is complete with 41 double-page with table of contents "A catalogue of maps which compose this new sett ... " Maps are copper engraved by the Oxford engravers M. Burghers, R. Spofforth,...
Topic: School
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by Braun, Georg, 1541-1622; Hogenberg, Franz, 1539-1590; Novellanus, Simon, d. 1590; Hoefnagel, Joris, 1542-1600
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 12126.366 is a part of image group 12126.000 . In this last edition of Volume IV, van der Krogt 41:1.4 (1635), the preliminary matter after the title page is dropped. The Civitates Orbis Terrarum was the first atlas of world cities and one of the most important books published in the late 16th century. Although led by Braun and Hogenberg, the books were created by a large team of writers, engravers, and artists. R.V....
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by Oberkommando der Wehrmacht (OKW) (Nazi German Supreme Command of the Armed Forces)
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 7807.596 is a part of image group 7807.000 . Contents as of October 5, 1941. A set of German documents prepared for Operation Sea Lion, the planned Nazi invasion of England and Wales. (See Pub List No 7807.000 through 7811.000). Materials are 11 A4 sized folders, each containing maps and a book of photographs including 144 town maps and 1500+ photographs. Set also has three thick A5 sized folders containing books with...
Topic: World War II
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by Mercator, Gerhard, 1512-1594; Hondius, Iodocus, 1563-1612; Nicolaus, Cornelius; Bottius, Adrianus
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 11201.431 is a part of image group 11201.000 . Map of northern and central Asia stretching from the Caspian Sea and the Ural Mountains to the Pacific Ocean. Shows a small part of what is today Alaska and Korea as an island. Relief shown pictorially. The Atlas published by Ioannes Janssonius, in 1607 (2nd prelim. leaf, is dated March 1607. Pagination irregular), with 8 + 656 p.,152 black and white maps, 1 color map, text...
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 10481.000 is a part of image group 10481.000 . "This is a key milestone in the history of Ottoman cartography, being the very first distance-time-route map of the entire Ottoman Empire. Published in Istanbul in 1893, it was produced by the General Staff (Fourth Division) of the Ottoman Army, predicated upon exhaustive highway surveys and itinerary records compiled over recent years. The map captures the scene during...
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 13305.001 is a part of image group 13305.000 . Engraved outline color map on sheet 98x68, dissected and folded into red embossed covers with title "Kashmir Punjab &C." in gold on front cover. Engraved outline color map on sheet 98x68, dissected and folded into red embossed covers with title "Kashmir Punjab &C." in gold on front cover. Map centered on the Vale of Kashmir, divided by colored lines...
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 13033.005 is a part of image group 13033.000 . Colored lithograph view of Mechanical instruments, by John Emslie. Reynolds created this work in response to the popular demand for information on science and engineering as a result of the Industrial Revolution. This collection consists of 33 loose pictorial plates, with a related text, dated 1849-1852. Drawn and engraved by John Emslie. Some plates are numbered:...
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 13033.019 is a part of image group 13033.000 . Uncolored views of the moon as seen by Lord Rosses telescope, displayed as light area against a darker background. Includes explanatory text at the lower margin. Reynolds created this work in response to the popular demand for information on science and engineering as a result of the Industrial Revolution. This collection consists of 33 loose pictorial plates, with a related...
Topic: Celestial
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by Henze, Adolf
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 10681.011 is a part of image group 10681.000 . With a diameter of 43 inches, these 24 gores form the largest printed globe produced in the 19th century.Dimensions are sheet size. 24 globe gores on thin paper. Adolf Henze (1814-1883) was an important printing innovator, best known for Chirogrammatomantie. He published a number of numismatic, economic and scientific works as well as a huge terrestrial globe. Beginning in...
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by Blaeu, Joan, 1596-1673
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 10017.620 is a part of image group 10017.000 . 120 Milliaria Germanica communia = 6.8 cm Blaeu's 11 volume Atlas Maior is considered by many to be the greatest atlas ever published, both in its own time and even today. It excels in comprehensiveness, engraving, color, and overall production. Each vol. has title page. with general title: Geographiæ Blavianæ volumen primum.... Each vol. has engraved special title page,...
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by Homann, Johann Baptist, 1663-1724
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 12499.192 is a part of image group 12499.000 . This 12 cm thick volume has a regular title page, handwritten table of contents, and introductory 42 page text in Gothic German. The decorative title page and maps are in Latin or German. Maps hand colored and lavishly illustrated. "Johann Babtiste Homann (1664-1724), Nuremberg, was born in Oberkammlach, the Electorate of Bavaria. Although educated at a Jesuit school, and...
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 15015.002 is a part of image group 15015.000 . Date estimated. Verso of the Le Plan de Cinema à Paris "An unusual map of Paris in Japanese language showcases locations of famous movies, accompanied with caricatures of the actors and short descriptions in Japanese. The movies include À bout de souffle (1960) with Jean Seaberg and Jean-Paul Belmondo and Last Tango in Paris (1972) with Marlon Brando and Maria...
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 10678.000 is a part of image group 10678.000 . Twelve printed editions of this map produced between 1919 and 1941 have been accounted for, with this being the first map targeted at an English-speaking audience and the first edition to explain the rationale behind the representations. "The Important "Red Map." Created by the Future Wartime Prime Minister of Hungary for the Trianon Peace Talks This is one of...
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by Henze, Adolf
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 10681.019 is a part of image group 10681.000 . With a diameter of 43 inches, these 24 gores form the largest printed globe produced in the 19th century.Dimensions are sheet size. 24 globe gores on thin paper. Adolf Henze (1814-1883) was an important printing innovator, best known for Chirogrammatomantie. He published a number of numismatic, economic and scientific works as well as a huge terrestrial globe. Beginning in...
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 1552.052 is a part of image group 1552.000 . Full color map. Relief shown by gradient tints and spot heights in feet. Depth shown by shadings and soundings in meter. No. 1591, and No. 57, marked on the lower corners of plate. The Times Atlas on the upper left corner. Prime meridian is Greenwich. Published in 5 volumes, 1955-1959, with 122 colored double page map sheets, and a comprehensive index of over 200,000 names....
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 5963.021 is a part of image group 5963.000 . Full color map by countries. With text indicating Global war strategy map, Airline distances, and Explanation of projection. Prime meridian is Greenwich. 1 atlas, 48 p., 35 maps and illustration, maps mostly colored. Includes Gazetteer-index, maps of: Military actions of World War II, March 11, 1938-June, 1943. , and list of incorporated cities in the United States. Illustrated...
Topic: World War II
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by Mercator, Gerhard, 1512-1594; Hondius, Jodocus, 1563-1612
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 10501.483 is a part of image group 10501.000 . This is the second Mercator Hondius edition, after the first in 1606; editions of the Mercator Hondius atlas continued to 1641. Mercator published his edition of Ptolemy in 1578 (see our Bertius edition 11296.000), the first part of his atlas in 1585, and his son Rumold issued the first complete atlas in 1595, the year after Mercator's death. "The earliest biography on...
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 4372.006 is a part of image group 4372.000 . Showing Roman Empire at its greatest extent A.D. 107. The first edition. Woodbridge's section on Modern Geography was accompanied by his Modern Atlas (first edition was 1824, P337 - see our later editions). Willard did not yet have an atlas to accompany her Ancient Geography - she first issued that atlas in 1827. Woodbridge and Willard discovered that they shared similar...
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by دار الخط العربي DAR AL-KHAT AL-ARABY
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 10875.000 is a part of image group 10875.000 . Baghdad: , محمّد صٰالى الأعظمى طبعت على نفقة - مطبعة المساحة العامة Public Surveying Press, printed at the expense of Mohammad Sali Al-Azami, [circa 1960]. "An attractive, large format ephemeral propaganda map showcasing the Arab League and the central role of Iraq and its leader, Abd al-Karim Qasim; employing bright off-set...
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