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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.

Plano de la Bahía de Fort Real cituado a la parte del oeste de la Ysla Martinica /

Plano de la Bahía de Fort Real cituado a la parte del oeste de la Ysla...

Also shows villages of Fort-de-France and Le Lamentin. Depths shown by soundings. Watermarks: IV; and, fleur-de-lis. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Mounted on cloth backing. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 521 Available a... more

Le transport du grand soleil

Le transport du grand soleil

Native porters transporting the tribal leader whom they worshipped as the sun. Illus. in: Histoire de la Louisiane, contenant la découverte de ce vaste pays; sa description géographique; un voyage dans les terr... more

Multi eorum qui fuerant curiosa sectati ... / A. Faldoni, inv.

Multi eorum qui fuerant curiosa sectati ... / A. Faldoni, inv.

Voluntary burning of superstitious books at Ephesus by new converts of St. Paul. Frontispiece in: Index libroru prohiditoru. Romae : Extpyographia Reverenda Camerae Apostolicae, 1758. Published in: The traditio... more

Poor Richard's Almanac

Poor Richard's Almanac

"February hath XXVIII days"; leaf 5 recto; 1758. Printed pages by Benjamin Franklin. Illus. in: Poor Richard's Almanac. Rare Book Division - Almanac Collection. No reference copies. This record contains unverif... more

North America.

North America.

Scale ca. 1:6,500,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 29 Includes text on the "French incroachments" and "English title to their settlements on the continent." Diff... more

A general map of the middle British colonies in America: Viz. Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, Pensilvania, New-Jersey, New-York, Connecticut, and Rhode-Island: Of Aquanishuonîgy the country of the Confederate Indians comprehending Aquanishuonigy proper, their places of residence, Ohio and Tuchsochruntie their deer hunting countries, Couchsachrage and Skaniadarade, their beaver hunting countries, of the Lakes Erie, Ontario, and Champlain, ... exhibiting the antient and present seats of the Indian nations.

A general map of the middle British colonies in America: Viz. Virginia...

Scale ca. 1:2,250,000. Hand colored. Prime meridian: London and Philadelphia. Relief shown pictorially. Includes numerous notes, especially concerning inland water communications and natural resources, 3 distan... more

Karte von der Bay Chesapeack und den benachbarten Landen zur Allegemeinen Historie der Reisen aus den besten englændischen Karten gezogen.

Karte von der Bay Chesapeack und den benachbarten Landen zur Allegemei...

Scale ca. 1:2,300,000. Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: Paris. LC copy annotated: Ml. 25 0'00. "No. 11." "T.XVI.C." From Allgemeine Historie der Reisen zu Wasser und Lande. 1758. v. 16, p. 538. Availab... more

Havana. Vera Cruz.

Havana. Vera Cruz.

Scale ca. 1:75,000 and 1:200,000. Title on verso: Havana & Vera Cruz, 128. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor, on tracing paper. Soundings shown in fathoms. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1807 LC Luso... more

[Staircase]

[Staircase]

Engraving by E. Rooker, Abraham Swan, del. Illus. in: The British Architect (1758). Reference copy may be in LOT 4966. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

Anno Regni Georgii II. tricesimo primo. Levying of soldiers. An act passed by the great and general court of assembly of His Majesty’s province of the Massachusetts-Bay in New-England: begun and held at Boston, upon Wednesday the twenty-fifth da

Anno Regni Georgii II. tricesimo primo. Levying of soldiers. An act pa...

Positive Photostat.; Not in Evans. 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 35, Folder 23.

A general map of the middle British colonies in America: Viz. Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, Pensilvania, New-Jersey, New-York, Connecticut, and Rhode-Island: Of Aquanishuonîgy the country of the Confederate Indians comprehending Aquanishuonigy proper, their places of residence, Ohio and Thuchsochruntie their deer hunting countries, Couchsachrage and Skaniadarade their beaver hunting countries, of the Lakes Erie, Ontario, and Champlain, exhibiting the antient and present seats of the Indian nations.

A general map of the middle British colonies in America: Viz. Virginia...

Scale ca. 1:2,250,000. Hand colored. Prime meridian: Philadelphia and London. Relief shown pictorially. Includes historical notes, text, 3 distance charts, and inset of "A sketch of the remaining part of Ohio R... more

Map of George Town, 1751.

Map of George Town, 1751.

Cadastral map showing lot numbers. "Taken from George Town journal of the Commissioners, 1751 to 1789." Blueprint. Includes note. LC copy mounted on cloth backing and annotated in black ink: A.C. Harmon 1931. A... more

[Charts of various battle formations for British Army units]

[Charts of various battle formations for British Army units]

Reference copy also available in LOT 4424. Illus. in: Gt. Brit. Adjutant General's Office. Manual exercise, for 1758, v. 1089, no. 2, p. 15.

Map of the northern parts of New York.

Map of the northern parts of New York.

Scale 1:126,720; 2 miles to an in. Title from verso. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Shows the Hudson River from Albany to Fort Edward, the Mohawk and Hoosic rivers, Schoharie Creek, roads and villages ... more

Poor Richard's Almanac

Poor Richard's Almanac

"January 1 month"; leaf 3 verso; 1758. Printed pages by Benjamin Franklin. Illus. in: Poor Richard's Almanac. Rare Book Division - Almanac Collection. No reference copies. This record contains unverified data f... more

Partie de l'Amérique septent? qui comprend la Nouvelle France ou le Canada,

Partie de l'Amérique septent? qui comprend la Nouvelle France ou le Ca...

Scale ca. 1:4,000,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 61 From the author's Atlas universel. 1757 [i.e. 1758] Includes "Supplement pour les Lacs du Canada," ca. 1:5,... more

"Naturels en Hyver"

"Naturels en Hyver"

Natchez Indian in winter clothing. Illus. in: Le Page du Pratz, Histoire de la Louisiane, v. 2. Paris, 1758, opposite page 309. Ref. copy may be in LOT 4411. This record contains unverified, old data from capti... more

Plano del Golfo del Dariel situado en la costa de el N. de Trra. Firme siendo la Punta de Caribana, el principio la que esta en la altura de 8 gs. 30 ms. N. y en la longd. de 299 gs. 7 ms., meridiano de Tenerife /

Plano del Golfo del Dariel situado en la costa de el N. de Trra. Firme...

Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Prime meridian: Tenerife. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Watermarks: IV; and, Strasburg fleur-de-lis over the characters VDL. Pen-and-ink and wat... more

"Dance générale"

"Dance générale"

Illus. in: Le Page du Pratz' Histoire de la Louisiana, v. 2. Paris, 1758, opposite page 376. Ref. copy may be in LOT 4411. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: La.... more

Plan du Cap Breton, dit Louisbovrg avec ces environs pries/

Plan du Cap Breton, dit Louisbovrg avec ces environs pries/

Relief shown by shading and land forms. Buildings, vegetation, ships and military troop and encampent positions shown pictorially. Shows military troop and ship positions for the Siege of Louibourg in 1758. Ma... more

At a General Assembly of the Governor and Company of his Majesty's Colony of Connecticut, holden at New-Haven, on the second Thursday of October, 1758 [Complaint to be made against soldiers who refuse to join troops for present campaign]. [New-H

At a General Assembly of the Governor and Company of his Majesty's Col...

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 3, Folder 11.

Carte de la Louisiane, Maryland, Virginie, Caroline, Georgie, avec une partie de la Floride.

Carte de la Louisiane, Maryland, Virginie, Caroline, Georgie, avec une...

Scale ca. 1:2,000,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Manuscript no. "117," in ink, on verso. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1386 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a rast... more

[Arms] By the Honourable James De Lancey, Esq; His Majesty's Lieutenant-Governor, and Commander in chief in and over the Province of New-York, and the territories depending thereon in America, A proclamation. Whereas this government, from a due

[Arms] By the Honourable James De Lancey, Esq; His Majesty's Lieutenan...

Imprint 3.; Proclamation. 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 102, Folder 39.

[Palacio real de Madrid. Plan]

[Palacio real de Madrid. Plan]

Title devised by Library staff. Date from inscription on verso. Kenneth H. Walker Collection. Item conserved and/or rehoused. See Supplementary Material for prior mats and mounts. Gift; Nancy Glanville; 1999; (... more

Plano de Costa Rica /

Plano de Costa Rica /

Shows lower eastern coast of Nicaragua. Depths shown by soundings. Oriented with north to the right. Watermarks: IV; and, fleur-de-lis. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Mounted on cloth backing. LC Luso-Hispanic Wor... more

Province of New-Hampshire. By His Excellency the Governor. I do hereby authorize and impower to beat his drums within any of the regiments of militia within this province, for inslisting volunteers to serve in a regiment now raising within this

Province of New-Hampshire. By His Excellency the Governor. I do hereby...

Imprint 3.; Not in Evans. 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 87, Folder 8a.

Amérique septentrionale, dressée sur les relations les plus modernes des voyageurs et navigateurs, et divisée suivant les differentes possessions des européens.

Amérique septentrionale, dressée sur les relations les plus modernes d...

Scale ca. 1:16,000,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 8 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651

A general map of the middle British colonies in America: Viz. Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, Pensilvania, New-Jersey, New-York, Connecticut and Rhode-Island: Of Aquanishuonigy the country of the confederate Indians comprehending Aquanishuonigy proper, their places of residence, Ohio and Thuchsochruntie their deer hunting countries, Couchsachrage and Skaniadarade their beaver hunting countries, of the Lakes Erie, Ontario and Champlain, and of part of New France: Wherein is also shewn the antient and present seats of the Indian nations;

A general map of the middle British colonies in America: Viz. Virginia...

Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Shows "West longitude from London" and "from Philadelphia." Scale ca. 1:2,250,000. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 712 Available also through the Library of Congress... more

Carte de l'isle de la Jamaique.

Carte de l'isle de la Jamaique.

Scale ca. 1:880,000. Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: Paris. "Tome XV, in 4⁰, no. 16, Tome 15 in 8⁰, page 529." Appears in Jean Francois de La Harpe's Abrégé de l'histoire générale de voyages. 1780. LC... more

Carte de l'isle de Saint Domingue, pour servir à l'Histoire générale des voyages.

Carte de l'isle de Saint Domingue, pour servir à l'Histoire générale d...

Scale ca. 1:2,700,000. Relief shown pictorially. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1851 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. "Longitude occidentale du méridien de Paris.... more

Grundriss von der Stadt Boston und ihren Gegenden.

Grundriss von der Stadt Boston und ihren Gegenden.

Scale ca. 1:45,000. Relief shown by hachures. Plate "No. 18." "T. XVI. B." From Allgemeine Historie der Reisen zu Wasser und Lande. 1758. Indexed. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 884 Available also through... more

[Diagrams and chart of various battle formations for British Army units]

[Diagrams and chart of various battle formations for British Army unit...

Reference copy also available in LOT 4424. Illus. in: Gt. Brit. Adjutant General's Office. Manual exercise, for 1758, v. 1089, no. 2, p. 21.

Karte von Carolina und Georgien zur allgemeinen Geschichte der Reisen.

Karte von Carolina und Georgien zur allgemeinen Geschichte der Reisen.

Scale ca. 1:4,000,000. Relief shown pictorially. "No. 49." From Allgemeine Historie der Reisen zu Wasser und zu Lande. 1758. v. 16. no. 19. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1385 Available also through the L... more

A new and correct chart of the harbour of Havana on the island of Cuba with a plan of ye city &c.

A new and correct chart of the harbour of Havana on the island of Cuba...

Scale ca. 1:13,500. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Oriented with north toward the lower left. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1806 Available also through the Library of Congress Web s... more

A map of the island of Hispaniola or St. Domingo /

A map of the island of Hispaniola or St. Domingo /

Relief shown pictorially. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1852 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. In upper margin: For the London Magazine. From London magazine, or,... more

A map of Fort Royal Bay in the island of Martinico.

A map of Fort Royal Bay in the island of Martinico.

Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. In upper margin: For the Lond. Mag. From The London magazine, or, Gentleman's monthly intelligencer. October 1758, v. 27. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789... more

Nakamura matsue

Nakamura matsue

Print shows the actor Nakmura Matsue in a female role. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Attributed to: Torii, Kiyomitsu. Format: part o... more

A map of the colonies in Connecticut and Rhode Island, divided by counties & townships, from best authorities.

A map of the colonies in Connecticut and Rhode Island, divided by coun...

Printed for R. Baldwin. From The London magazine: or, Gentleman's monthly intelligencer (1758), vol. 7. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 805 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.

"Chasse générale dur Chevreuil"

"Chasse générale dur Chevreuil"

Illus. in: Le Page du Pratz' Histoire de la Louisiana, v. 2. Paris, 1758, opposite page 71. Ref. copy may be in LOT 4411. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: La. ... more

A Plan of Cape Antonia.

A Plan of Cape Antonia.

Scale ca. 1:62,000. Title on verso: Cape Antonia, 130. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor, on tracing paper. Oriented with north to the left. Relief shown by hachures and shading. Depths shown by soundings.... more

[Musume Dojoji, a popular kabuki dancer]

[Musume Dojoji, a popular kabuki dancer]

Print shows a dancer from the popular Musume Dojoji dance drama of the kabuki theater. Title devised by Library staff. Adachi modern reprint (Showa). Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Library of Congress).

General Forbes' route on the march against Fort Du Quesne, 1758 : this map is a copy of the original map, "General Forbes' marching jurnal [sic] to the Ohio J. Potts" in the collection of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania /

General Forbes' route on the march against Fort Du Quesne, 1758 : this...

Shows the route westward in Pennsylvania from Loudon, via Littleton, Fort Bedford, Stony Brook, Fort Ligonier, Washington's Camp, to Pittsburgh (Ohio River). Relief shown pictorially. Title from westernmost pan... more

A map of New England, and Nova Scotia; with part of New York, Canada, and New Britain & the adjacent islands of New Found Land, Cape Breton &c.

A map of New England, and Nova Scotia; with part of New York, Canada, ...

Scale ca. 1:4,800,000. Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: London. From The London magazine, v. 27, Sept. 1758. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 80 Copy one annotated in upper right corner in black in... more

An accurate map of the island of Martinico /

An accurate map of the island of Martinico /

Relief shown pictorially. In upper margin: For the Lond. Magazine. From The London magazine, or, Gentleman's monthly intelligencer. December 1758, v. 27. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 2047 Available also... more