Comprende los actuales condados de Southampton, Hampshire, Berkshire, Surrey, Gran Londres, Kent, Sussex del Este, Sussex del Oeste y la parte meridional de Essex y la isla de Wight
Scale ca. 1:1,200,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Covers the area from Quebec to Cape May, N.J., and from the Kennebec River to Lake Ontario. Shows boundaries, states, some counties, towns and citi... more
Scale ca. 1:45,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Shows points of defense. Oriented with north to the right. "No. 2." "No. 1 et 2. Ensemble." Includes sailing "Instruction."... more
Scale ca. 1:1,200,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Date of imprint advanced to 1779. Imperfect: upper right corner missing. Shows area from Quebec to Cape May and Oswego to Kennebec Bay. LC Maps of ... more
Scales vary. Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. Soundings shown in fathoms. Number stamped on: 343. From the author's Neptune Americo-Septentrional. 1778-80. Includes "Instruction," text, notes, and "Vue... more
Scale ca. 1:3,600,000. Relief shown pictorially. Hand colored. Prime meridians: Paris and Ferro. LC copy annotated by the author in 1787 to reflect new boundaries. Includes notes and "Tableau (par approximation... more
French cartoon shows Abbé Miollan as a cat and Janinet with bag of money(?) over his shoulder beating a hasty retreat after the failure of their balloon ascension attempt on July 11, 1784 enraged the crowd of s... more
Scale ca. 1:200,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink, and watercolor. Depths shown in fathoms. Oriented with north to the right. Place names in English. Copied from Georges Louis LeRouge's Pilote américain septentriona... more
Pierre-François-Joseph Lefebvre, Duc de Dantzi, French soldier, Marshall of the Empire, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left.
Print shows the head of a frog transformed (in 24 stages) into the profile of Apollo. Includes commentary on each facial transformation. Title from item. Possibly purchased from Colnaghi & Co. in 1803. Source: ... more
Escala gráfica además en "Milles Anabiques evalues 1006 Toises", etc. Coordenadas referidas a los meridianos de París y de Hierro (E 28 10'-E 61 55'/N 32 30'-N 11 50')
Illustration showing a waterfall on the Vinagre River near the Puracé volcano in Colombia. Title from item. Illus. in: Vues des Cordillères et monumens des peuples indigènes de l'Amérique / Alexander von Humbol... more
Illustration showing a natural bridge spanning a deep river gorge in Icononzo, Colombia. Title from item. Illus. in: Vues des Cordillères et monumens des peuples indigènes de l'Amérique / Alexander von Humboldt... more
Illustration showing a waterfall on the Bogotá River in the Tequendama Province, Colombia. Title from item. Illus. in: Vues des Cordillères et monumens des peuples indigènes de l'Amérique / Alexander von Humbol... more
Oval head-and-shoulders portrait of the man who opened a public subscription to finance research into balloon flights carried out by Jacques Alexandre Charles in 1783. Title from item. Tissandier collection.
Head-and-shoulders oval portrait of French scientist and balloonist Gay-Lussac who tested several hypotheses on the earth's atmosphere. Title from item. Tissandier collection.
Interior view of lodge or cabin with Natives gathered around fire. Illus. in: Voyage autour de monde, exécuté par ordre de Sa Majesté l'empereur Nicolas 1er, sur la corvette le Séniavine, dans les années 1826, ... more
Print shows Emmanuel de Grouchy, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly right, wearing military uniform. Title from item.
People planting crosses on mountain on May 3, 1855, Embrun, France. Reference copy in LOT 7001. Illus. in: L'illustration, journal universel, 1855 May 19, p.309. Wood engraving after painting(?) by M.E. Guignes.
Map showing the course of the Nile from the Mediterranean Sea to the second cataract of the Nile with principle geographic features and cities noted. IIllus. in: Égypte et Nubie : sites et monuments les plus in... more
Map showing the principle archaeological ruins and geographical features of the island of Philae, Egypt. Illus. in: Égypte et Nubie : sites et monuments les plus intéressants pour l'étude de l'art et de l'histo... more
Map showing the principle archaeological ruins and geographical features of Karnak, Egypt. Illus. in: Égypte et Nubie : sites et monuments les plus intéressants pour l'étude de l'art et de l'histoire / Félix Te... more
Fishermen, two men, a woman, and child, full-length portraits, on the beach, with fishing boats in background. In album: Spain, opposite p. 59. No. 688.
Two men and a woman, all in traditional dress , full-length portrait; men standing by doorway, woman playing guitar. In album: Spain, p.60. No. 707.
A priest with three women and a man (beggars?), full-length portrait, posed before church doors. In album: Spain, opposite p. 26. No. 620.
Periodical illustration shows Felix Nadar's balloon, "Le Geant" over a rural area in its second and final flight in 1863. High winds force the balloon to the ground, dragging the basket dangerously close to an ... more
Print shows a girl with consumption resting in a chair surrounded by her family. Her mother faces her with a tear in her eye; a man stands at the window looking out.
Photograph shows the French vessel "Languedoc" under fire from the British ship "Renown" under Captain Dawson who was taking advantage of the fact that the disabled French ship had lost her mast and rudder duri... more