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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 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 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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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 3023.006 is a part of image group 3023.000 . Maps are bound in heavy yellow paper covers printed with "Ancient Atlas, To Accompany The Universal Geography. By William C. Woodbridge, And Emma Willard ... Maps By Emma Willard, Principal Of The Female Seminary At Troy. Hartford: Belknap And Hamersley..." Full color. Relief shown by hachures. To accompany Woodbridge's Modern Atlas. Scarce first edition, the earliest...
Topic: School
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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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David Rumsey Map Collection
by Black, Adam; Black, Charles; Hall, S.; Bartholomew, J.
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 1585.004 is a part of image group 1585.000 . American edition. Maps are printed in full color. Page edges in gilt. Relief shown by hachures.
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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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David Rumsey Map Collection
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 12126.116 is a part of image group 12126.000 . In this last edition of Volume I, van der Krogt 41:1.1 (1640), the preliminary section is reduced to Braun's forward and the Hittorp letter. The London map/view is not present and instead is found at the beginning of Volume V. 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...
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 7912.003 is a part of image group 7912.000 . Brochure.
Topic: Pictorial map
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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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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 11159.016 is a part of image group 11159.000 . Color pictorial maps, showing railroads, rivers, lakes, cities and towns, agricultural, industrial and recreational areas. Relief shown pictorially. 2 volumes from Coleccion "Billiken" Series. Date estimated. 23 color pictorial maps each with text, index and title page with index map, and coat of arms of the Argentine Republic above title. Maps showing railroads,...
Topics: Pictorial map, Commerce, Economics
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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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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 10579.000 is a part of image group 10579.000 . This poster was folded and included in the back pocket of volume five, the final volume of Kahn's "Das Leben des Menschen," a pioneering work on the human body as interpreted through info graphics - the body as a machine. The book illustrates the body's different functions through images of technical processes. From Taschen "Fritz Kahn Infographics Pioneer"...
Topics: Pictorial map, Health, Disease
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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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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 3490.008 is a part of image group 3490.000 . Full color. Shows United States with dates of annexation by region, and insets of Midway or Brooks Island, Philippine Islands, Hawaii, Guam, Howland and Baker Islands, Wake Island, Samoa Islands, and Puerto Rico. Presents the U.S. side of the conflict. The maps are standard Rand McNally maps of the period, except for the Mexico map which has been overprinted in red to show the...
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 6809.049 is a part of image group 6809.000 . Outline color map. Shows towns, inhabitants, telegraph cables, railways, etc. Ethnographic map includes explanation showing ethnicity by color. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Prime meridian is Greenwich. Second and New edition of The Times Atlas published in 1900 (see our 1895 first edition, 1010.000), containing 132 pages of maps and comprising 196 maps and an...
Topics: Ethnography, Nationality, Race
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David Rumsey Map Collection
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 12380.002 is a part of image group 12380.000 . Date estimated. Color. Date estimated. The Tierpark Hagenbeck is a zoo started iin Stellingen, a quarter in Hamburg, Germany. The collection began in 1863 with animals that belonged to Carl Hagenbeck Sr. (1810–1887), a fishmonger who became an amateur animal collector. The park itself was founded by Carl Hagenbeck Jr. in 1907. It is known for being the first zoo to use open...
Topics: Pictorial map, Zoological
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 14070.000 is a part of image group 14070.000 . Pictorial map of New Orleans, in color bird's-eye view. Shows significant sites and buildings (with names), as well as natural features in the vicinity, such as Lake Pontchartrain. Includes decorative title in the shape of brass instruments, and ornamental border. With descriptive text throughout, e.g.: This house is believed to be haunted. Map is 71 x 92, on sheet 73 x 98 cm.
Topics: Pictorial map, Tourism
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David Rumsey Map Collection
by Howland, H.G.; Bourquin, F.; Oldach & Mergenthaler; Johnson, D. Griffing; Bracher, William; Keller, A.; Zuver, R.M.; Royce, S.H.; Campbell, A.W.; Sanborn, A.H.; McCartney, R.S.
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 2709.033 is a part of image group 2709.000 . Relief shown in hachures. Beautiful bird's eye view of county seat. Howland did only one other county atlas, Atlas of Hardin County, Ohio, next to Auglaize County. Maps in full hand painted color. US Atlases L5857.
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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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David Rumsey Map Collection
by Map House & Indian Book Depot; Kaushal, B. S. (Biba Singh); Vir Milap Press
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 14292.016 is a part of image group 14292.000 . Two colored maps of the Hyderabad State of India and Ceylon [Sri Lanka]. Shows political boundaries, major cities, railroads, roads, lakes, drainage and coastlines. Includes latitudinal and longitudinal lines, a legend, bar scale and scale statement: 1" = 90 m. With two inset maps: Hyderabad : Physical -- Ceylon : Physical. Inset maps represent physical geography, showing...
Topic: Pictorial map
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by Anonymous
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 9721.000 is a part of image group 9721.000 . Date estimated. Date estimated. No publisher, author or date.
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 8099.000 is a part of image group 8099.000 . 2 pictorial maps on one sheet, a panorama view of exposition grounds, whimsical sea monsters, whales, planes, and boats in the water. Includes numerous insets, many with explanatory texts, notes, and a numerical index to the buildings. The cartouche framed the title with elaborate decorations with the globe, people, plants, and mode of transportation. A Century of Progress...
Topic: Pictorial map
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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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David Rumsey Map Collection
by Ferraris, Josef Johan, Graf, 1726-1814; Vandermaelen, Philippe, 1795-1869
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 13325.039 is a part of image group 13325.000 . Engraved plan of the city of Mons. Shows city blocks, street names, and parks. landmarks, places of interest, public buildings, fortifications, rivers and canals. Includes index, compass rose and 2 views: "Hotel de Ville" and "Entree d'une Houilliere". Lithographed map of Belgium and Luxemburg on 42 sheets, updating the 42 original sheets engraved and...
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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 11159.051 is a part of image group 11159.000 . Color pictorial maps, showing railroads, rivers, lakes, cities and towns, agricultural, and industrial areas. Relief shown pictorially. 2 volumes from Coleccion "Billiken" Series. Date estimated. 23 color pictorial maps each with text, index and title page with index map, and coat of arms of the Argentine Republic above title. Maps showing railroads, rivers, cities...
Topics: Pictorial map, Commerce, Economics
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 10955.003 is a part of image group 10955.000 . The Paris Colonial Exhibition (or "Exposition coloniale internationale", International Colonial Exhibition) was a six-month colonial exhibition held in Paris, France, in 1931 that attempted to display the diverse cultures and immense resources of France's colonial possessions. The exposition opened on 6 May 1931 in the Bois de Vincennes on the eastern outskirts of...
Topics: Pictorial map, World's Fair
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 14067.000 is a part of image group 14067.000 . Pictorial map of Europe, Asia and Northern Africa, in color. Shows medieval history with historical sites, such as the Great Wall of China, and events, such as "Arabs bring oriental culture to Spain". Descriptive text in margins, e.g.: Norse and Icelandic legends are preserved in "Sagas" and "Eddas". Text wraps the outermost edge, from "Fifth...
Topics: Pictorial map, Historical
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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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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 3388.001 is a part of image group 3388.000 . Map in color by tribe. Map extends from Alaska and Baffin's Bay in the north to Florida in the south. Accompanied by a color-coded key. The map, in addition to its abundant information regarding the Indian Tribes, shows J. Smith's route of 1827 across the Great Basin, one of the earliest American maps to do so. See the later version of this map published in 1848. Wheat 417;...
Topic: Indians
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 11159.004 is a part of image group 11159.000 . Color pictorial maps, showing railroads, rivers, lakes, cities and towns, agricultural, industrial and recreational areas. Relief shown pictorially. 2 volumes from Coleccion "Billiken" Series. Date estimated. 23 color pictorial maps each with text, index and title page with index map, and coat of arms of the Argentine Republic above title. Maps showing railroads,...
Topics: Pictorial map, Commerce, Economics
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 2054.015 is a part of image group 2054.000 . Full color map. Prime meridian is London. 1st edition was 1878. Atlas is bound into burgundy leather covers with "Bradstreet's Pocket Atlas Published For Macullar, Parker & Company 400 Washington Street Boston" stamped in gold. cfP1400.
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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...
Topic: Pictorial map
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 13646.000 is a part of image group 13646.000 . Color map of the cable car system in San Francisco, revised in 2018, by Jake Berman. Shows the routes and stations. Includes color chart of the routes.
Topic: Subways
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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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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 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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David Rumsey Map Collection
by Bellin, Jacques Nicolas, 1703-1772; J. Arrivet
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 6903.308 is a part of image group 6903.000 . Decorative title cartouche. Relief shown pictorially. Shows settlements. Prime meridian is Paris. Bellin was an important maker of charts for the French Depot de la Marine. He was born in Paris in 1703 and educated as an engineer. He produced many important charts and published them individually and in compilations. The Neptune Francais was published in 1753 and the Hydrographie...
Topics: Navigation, Nautical Charts
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 11831.002 is a part of image group 11831.000 . 3 detailed maps of road network in upper and lower Egypt, on one sheet, 76x101, folded to covers 20.5x13. Showing major cities, towns, villages, rivers, desert, cultivation and marshes. Includes location map and key map showing principal and desert roads and tracks, state and light railways. Distance table, text, illustrations, and advertisements on verso. See note field above.
Topics: Roads, Railroad
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David Rumsey Map Collection
by U.S. Geological Survey; Graham, Joseph; Newman, William; Stacy, John
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 10627.000 is a part of image group 10627.000 . An imaginative visualization showing the relative time lengths of different geologic periods. Order a copy of this map here: https://store.usgs.gov
Topics: Pictorial map, Geology, Data Visualization
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 3658.061 is a part of image group 3658.000 . Engraved chart with hand color. David Rumsey Collection copy has annotations in pen-and-ink; latest date is 1774. See note field above. Tooley Dictionary.
Topic: School
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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 12190.179 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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David Rumsey Map Collection
by Stieler, Adolf; Habenicht, H.; A. Kramer; Herrmann, A.
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 0961.136 is a part of image group 0961.000 . Outline color. Relief shown in hachures. Alphabetical Index not scanned.
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David Rumsey Map Collection
by R.B. Davis Co.
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 9115.000 is a part of image group 9115.000 . Date estimated. Date estimated. At least in part based on science fiction popular favorite Buck Rogers; lower border includes illustrations of Colonel Wilma Deering and Buck Rogers, characters originated by Philip Francis Nolan and who premiered in Amazing Stories, August, 1928. Character went on to be in a comic strip, film, and television. Killer Kane shows up beginning in...
Topics: Pictorial map, Celestial, Space
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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 13033.005 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 10168.000 is a part of image group 10168.000 . The last map in Booth's extensive study of poverty in London. Published in the final series of three, "Life and Labour of the People in London." Map shows the spatial relationships of schools, churches, and places serving alcohol. As with his earlier maps, Booth used Stanford's London map as a base. See note field above.
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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 12190.138 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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by Map House & Indian Book Depot; Vir Milap Press
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 14292.010 is a part of image group 14292.000 . Colored map of the Central Provinces and Berar regions of India. Shows political boundaries, major cities, railroads, roads, lakes and drainage. Includes latitudinal and longitudinal lines, a legend, bar scale and scale statement: 1" = 64 m. With inset map: Physical. Inset map represents physical geography, showing elevation within the area of the main map with color...
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David Rumsey Map Collection
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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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 5840.177 is a part of image group 5840.000 . This atlas was originally bound for use by the staff of the San Francisco Examiner newspaper. It has been professionally unbound and boxed, preserving the original appearance and covers, which snap shut over the box portion. Each map was originally published as a separate roadmap distributed at Shell gas (filling) stations. Every map bears the Shell logo and a complete legend...
Topics: Automobile, Roads
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 13033.027 is a part of image group 13033.000 . Hand colored engraved geological map. Shows color-coded areas of rock formations in Scotland. Includes explanatory text and reference to various rocks. 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...
Topic: Geology
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 13025.000 is a part of image group 13025.000 . Broadside Geographical Tree, first published in 1762. This is a later issue in 1844. This pictorial map depicts a geographical tree containing Jesuit institutions throughout the earth listed in a catalog sent to Rome in 1762. With explanation of the government of the Jesuits which is divided into 5 "Assistancea", which include 39 provinces, 24 Professional Houses,...
Topics: Data Visualization, Religions, Pictorial map
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 13328.002 is a part of image group 13328.000 . Color map of Ukraine, on sheet 59x82, folded into covers 20x14. Includes 6 insets, showing the natural fuel deposits, distribution of Ukrainian population in Eastern Europe, time zones and mineral deposits. Map shows political divisions, major cities, towns, roads, rivers, lakes and mountains. Relief shown by shadings. On back cover: Edicion "Perelom" Semanarion...
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 6915.003 is a part of image group 6915.000 . "Arrowsmith's large and detailed map of the Ottoman Empire and the Black Sea. By the beginning of the nineteenth century the Ottoman Empire had fallen some way from the lofty heights of 1683, when it had threatened the gates of Vienna. The Russo-Turkish wars of the eighteenth century most notably that of 1768-1774 weakened the Empire considerably, and by the time of the...
Topic: Ottoman Mapping
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 8910.000 is a part of image group 8910.000 . Copyright 1950 by Ralph E. Odum. List of infamous pirates in border. Date estimated as ca 1960. See our 8663.000 for the first edition. Full color.
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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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David Rumsey Map Collection
by Panckoucke, C. L. F. (Charles Louis Fleury), 1780-1844; France. Commission des sciences et arts d'Egypte
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 10404.611 is a part of image group 10404.000 . Histoire Naturelle I This is the second edition of the Description de l'Égypte, the eleven plate volumes published between 1821 and 1826 and the twenty four text volumes published between 1821 and 1830. The first edition was published from 1809 to 1828. The plate volumes of the second edition contain the same plates as the first, but remain uncolored except for the...
Topic: Zoological
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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...
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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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David Rumsey Map Collection
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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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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David Rumsey Map Collection
by Mitchell, Samuel Augustus Jr.; Gamble, W.H.; Williams W.
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 5041.041 is a part of image group 5041.000 . Relief shown in hachures. Prime meridians are Washington D.C. and Greenwich. The special "propeller" border Mitchell Atlas - all the maps have this unique border not found in any other Mitchell Atlases. The title says this atlas was "Designed To Accompany And Illustrate The Centennial Gazetteer Of The United States," also published, we assume, by Ziegler...
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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...
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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 11663.002 is a part of image group 11663.000 . Pictorial folded map London’s Kensington Gardens & Hyde Park, including its famous Serpentine Lake. Part of the Survey of London series. Drawn by John Pearson Sayer, for the Strand Magazine. Date estimated 1948. The map continues on back cover as far as Park Lane & Marble Arch. Printed on both sides of sheet. Includes vignette illustrations and detailed annotations...
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by Pardies, Ignace Gaston, 1636-1673; Duchange, Gaspard
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 6900.018 is a part of image group 6900.000 . The plate has been changed from gnomonic to orthographic projection using GIS. Second edition. First edition was published in 1674 and this second edition in 1693 after Pardies' death in 1673. A Third edition appeared in 1700. This copy is the six sheets of star charts only without binding, pages numbered 84-89, so probably removed from an atlas. Each sheet has engraved text...
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by Johnson, A.J.
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 0358.014 is a part of image group 0358.000 . First year to have the Guyot essay and his name on the cover. Maps are in full color. P858.
Topic: Emblems (Flags, Coats-of-Arms)
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 11755.005 is a part of image group 11755.000 . Hand colored in outline map of the world on Mercator's projection. surrounding the map include twelve Roman emperors at the top and bottom, with six groups of national figures and eight vignettes of principal cities at the sides, in the corners are female allegorical representations of the continents: Europa, Asia, America and Africa. Map showing discoveries around the Hudson...
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 11177.001 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...
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 11538.003 is a part of image group 11538.000 . Color map on sheet 53 x 43 folded to 26 x 15 cm. "Relief as seen through astronomic telescope." On verso: text: Mondnamen-Verzeichnis. Daten der Monderforschung. Wissenswertes uber den Mond. Map: Mondruckseite, 1:16,000,000. Includes notes. See note field above.
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 13219.178 is a part of image group 13219.000 . Circular Vicinity map. In lower panel: "Restricted security information". Insets: Location map and chart of USAF runway wind computer and location map. Includes table of Wind coverage tabulations. Map shows major cities, roads and railroads. Collection of the United States Air Force restricted Master Plans, dated 1953. Consists of Two index sheets and 268 maps,...
Topic: Airports
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