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Figure of an Earth Spirit

Figure of an Earth Spirit

Tang dynasty (618–907)

Diagram of the earth from BL Royal 19 C I, f. 48v

Diagram of the earth from BL Royal 19 C I, f. 48v

Diagram of the dimensions of the earth. Image taken from f. 48v of Breviari d'Amor. Written in French (Occitan) (Provencal).

New Earth from BL Royal 19 B XV, f. 40v

New Earth from BL Royal 19 B XV, f. 40v

Miniature of an angel and the vision of the New Earth, and a miniature of John with an angel and the vision of the New Sea, illustrating Revelation 21:1. Image taken from f. 40v of Apocalypse, with commentary (... more

Heaven and Earth from BL Royal 19 B XV, f. 40v

Heaven and Earth from BL Royal 19 B XV, f. 40v

Detail of a miniature of the new Heaven and Earth, and the new Jerusalem. Image taken from f. 40v of Apocalypse, with commentary (The 'Queen Mary Apocalypse'), with the prologue of Gilbert de la Porrée translat... more

John and the beast from the earth from BL Royal 15 D II, f. 160

John and the beast from the earth from BL Royal 15 D II, f. 160

Detail of a miniature of John and four worshippers standing before the beast from the earth, with two horns, in illustration of Revelation 13:11. Image taken from f. 160 of La lumiere as lais; Apocalypse (the '... more

New Heaven and Earth from BL Royal 15 D II, f. 198v

New Heaven and Earth from BL Royal 15 D II, f. 198v

Detail of a miniature of John standing in witness before the revelation of the New Heaven and the New Earth, in illustration of Revelation 21:1. Image taken from f. 198v of La lumiere as lais; Apocalypse (the '... more

God creating the Earth from BL Royal 17 E VII, f. 3

God creating the Earth from BL Royal 17 E VII, f. 3

Detail of a miniature of God creating the Earth. Image taken from f. 3 of La Bible historiale complétée (Genesis - Psalms). Written in French.

Creation of the earth from BL Royal 15 D III, f. 4

Creation of the earth from BL Royal 15 D III, f. 4

Miniature of the creation of the earth. Image taken from f. 4 of Bible historiale, the early version. Written in French.

Shadows of the earth from BL Royal 19 A IX, f. 104

Shadows of the earth from BL Royal 19 A IX, f. 104

Miniature of diagrams to show the shadow of the earth. Image taken from f. 104 of L'image du Monde. Written in French.

[Medieval depiction of earth as wheel encircled by ocean; and surrounding text]

[Medieval depiction of earth as wheel encircled by ocean; and surround...

Illus. in: Etymologiae / Saint Isidorus, Bishop of Seville. G. Zainer, 1472. Ref. copy in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p. 7.

[Earth, the sun, and moon carried on dragon's back below title in decorative border]

[Earth, the sun, and moon carried on dragon's back below title in deco...

Title page in: Astronomicum caesareum / Petrus Apianus. [Ingolstadii, 1540] Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p.43.

[Medieval universe, with heaven above, bands containing stars, and earth below]

[Medieval universe, with heaven above, bands containing stars, and ear...

Illus. in: Buch der natur / Konrad von Megenberg. Augsburg : Johann Bamier, 1481. Ref. copy in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p. 8.

Permanebit in Terris (Continue on Earth)

Permanebit in Terris (Continue on Earth)

Anonymous, Italian, 16th century

[An illustration of the Ptolemaic concept of the universe showing the earth in the center]

[An illustration of the Ptolemaic concept of the universe showing the ...

Woodcut from Jan Glogowczyk's Introductarium copendiosum in Tractatu...Cracow, 1513. Reference copy may be available in LOT 7007. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracin... more

[Title page of De revolutionibus orbium coelstium, with statement that the sun, and not the earth, is the center of our universe]

[Title page of De revolutionibus orbium coelstium, with statement that...

Title page in: De revolutionibus orbium coelestium / Nicolaus Copernicus. Norimbergae : Apud I. Petreium, 1543. Published in: The tradition of science/ Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, ... more

[Solar system diagram with seven planets in circular orbits, the earth as number V, Telluris; and surrounding text]

[Solar system diagram with seven planets in circular orbits, the earth...

Illus. and text in: Da revolutionibus orbium coelestium / Nicolaus Copernicus. Norimbergae : Apud I. Peteium, 1543. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congr... more

[Atlas, dressed like an ancient king, holding earth centered universe on his shoulders]

[Atlas, dressed like an ancient king, holding earth centered universe ...

Illus. in: The cosmographical glasse / William Cuningham. Excusum Londini : I Day, 1559. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p. 16.

Vniversale descrittione di tvtta la terra conoscivta fin qvi.

Vniversale descrittione di tvtta la terra conoscivta fin qvi.

Relief shown pictorially. Based on an earlier map by Giacomo Gastaldi. From the Rosenwald Collection, Library of Congress, no. 1304. Originally printed on 2 sheets, each 48 x 40 cm. Available also through the L... more

[Geometric figure of earth, sun, and moon calculated by Aristarchus to approximate real scale of the solar system]

[Geometric figure of earth, sun, and moon calculated by Aristarchus to...

Illus. in: De magnitudinibus, et distantiis solis, et lunae / Aristarchus of Samos. Pisauri : Apud. C. Francischinum, 1572, p. 30. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : L... more

Typvs orbis terrarvm

Typvs orbis terrarvm

Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 18-85

The Elements: Earth

The Elements: Earth

Attributed to the workshop of Christoph Murer (Swiss, Zurich 1558–1614 Winterthur)

[Diagram of Gilbert's terella, or earth model, a spherical magnet used to show earth's magnetic qualities; with decorated initial C and surrounding text]

[Diagram of Gilbert's terella, or earth model, a spherical magnet used...

Illus. and text in: De Magnete / William Gilbert. London : Excudebat P. Short, 1600. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p. 277.

Tipus orbis terrarum

Tipus orbis terrarum

Relief shown pictorially. Includes ancillary maps of America, Europe, Africa, and Asia in border. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault

[Terrestrial globe gores].

[Terrestrial globe gores].

Relief shown pictorially. Title supplied by cataloger. Reissued by Giuseppe di Rossi in 1615. Dedication in upper hemisphere: Illmo. viro optimaraq. artium amatori et Fautori D. Paulo Mellino Romano ... In lowe... more

[Musical scales or range of sound ascribed by Kepler to Saturn, Jupiter, Mars, Earth, Venus, and Mercury; and surrounding text]

[Musical scales or range of sound ascribed by Kepler to Saturn, Jupite...

Illus. and text in: Harmonices mundi / Johann Kepler. Lincii Austriae : J. Plancus, 1619, p. 207. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p. 35.

Typvs orbis terrarvm

Typvs orbis terrarvm

Relief shown pictorially. Includes text. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 19-85 Vault

[Sphendonē], hoc est, fvnda Posidonii.

[Sphendonē], hoc est, fvnda Posidonii.

From Bertius' Ancient Geography. Paris, 1630. In Latin and Greek. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

Earth

Earth

Abraham Bosse (French, Tours 1602/1604–1676 Paris)

Vniversale descrittione di tvtto il monde /

Vniversale descrittione di tvtto il monde /

Relief shown pictorially. Probably the second state of the map. Differs from the first state in the reworking of Tierra del Fuego to include the Straits of Magellan. Presents Staten Island, west of Tierra del F... more

Earth, four figures in foreground to left, hills to left in the background, many trees to right in the background, a horseman in center in the background, from 'The four elements' (Les quatre Eléments)

Earth, four figures in foreground to left, hills to left in the backgr...

Stefano della Bella (Italian, Florence 1610–1664 Florence)

Earth

Earth

Abraham Bosse (French, Tours 1602/1604–1676 Paris)

West-Indische paskaert waer in de graden der breedde over weder zijden vande middellijn wassende so vergrooten dat die geproportioneert sijn tegen hunne nevenstaende graden der lengde. vertonende behalve Europaes zuydelijcste alle de seekusten van Africa en America, begrepen in 't Octroy bij de H.M.H. Staten Generael der vereenigde Nederl. verleent aende Generale West Indische Compagnie.

West-Indische paskaert waer in de graden der breedde over weder zijden...

Shows the west coast of North America from Belle Isle, Newfoundland, both coasts of South America, mediterranean Europe, and the east coast of Africa. Includes illustrations. Available also through the Library ... more

Allegory of Earth

Allegory of Earth

Charles Le Brun (French, Paris 1619–1690 Paris)

La carte générale du monde

La carte générale du monde

Relief shown pictorially. Includes text, 2 celestial hemispheres, 3 compasses, and latitudinal sphere. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 26-86 Vault

[Nova et accuratissima totius terrarum orbis tabula].

[Nova et accuratissima totius terrarum orbis tabula].

Relief shown pictorially. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes col. ill. in margins. Vault

Orbis terrarum nova et accuratissima tabula /

Orbis terrarum nova et accuratissima tabula /

Relief shown pictorially. Appears in the author's Atlas minor. Amsterdam, 1690? Includes ancillary maps of north polar region and south polar region and col. ill. Mounted on cloth. LC copy imperfect: Fold-lined... more

[Christ standing above views of the earth showing its formation and predicting a final conflagration]

[Christ standing above views of the earth showing its formation and pr...

Frontispiece in: Telluris theoria sacra / Thomas Burnet. Amstelaedami : Apud J. Wolters, 1699. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p. 205.

Earth (one of four)

Earth (one of four)

One of a set of four representing the elements (07.225.445a–d).

Earth

Earth

Claude Augustin Duflos le Jeune (French, Paris 1700–1786 Paris)

One of the Sons of Noah who Goes to Populate a Part of the Earth
A new and correct map of the world : laid down according to the newest observations & discoveries in several different projections including the trade winds, monsoons, variation of the compass, and illustrated with a coelestial planisphere, the various systems of Ptolomy, Copernicus, and Tycho Brahe together with ye apearances of the planets &c. /

A new and correct map of the world : laid down according to the newest...

Relief shown pictorially. Insets: The northern hemisphere upon the plane of the Equinoctial -- The northern coelestial hemisphere -- A projection of ye world upon equidistant meridians and parallels -- The nort... more

Mappe-monde ou carte générale de la terre

Mappe-monde ou carte générale de la terre

Hand colored. Includes 9 portraits. LC copy annotated in black ink in upper right margin: 6. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

Mappe-monde ou carte générale de la terre

Mappe-monde ou carte générale de la terre

Hand colored. Includes 9 portraits. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault Acquisitions control no. 34-82.

Le globe terrestre représenté en deux plans-hémisphères : dressé sur la projection de Mr. de la Hyre de l'Académie Royale des Sciences, et sur plusieurs routiers et mémoires des plus habiles pilotes et savans voyageurs le tout rectifié et calculé selon les dernières observations, et dédié à Mgr. l'Abbé Bignon, conseiller d'état ordinaire /

Le globe terrestre représenté en deux plans-hémisphères : dressé sur l...

Scale ca. 1:35,000,000 at the equator. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Includes text, notes, and ill. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

Planisphaerivm Aratevm sive Compages Orbivm Mvndanorvm ex hypothesi Aratea in plano expressa.

Planisphaerivm Aratevm sive Compages Orbivm Mvndanorvm ex hypothesi Ar...

Appears in Andreas Cellarius' Harmonia macrocosmica. Amstelodami : Apud Gerardum Valk & Petrum Schenk, 1708. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy accompanied by pho... more

Nansenbushū bankoku shōka no zu /

Nansenbushū bankoku shōka no zu /

Shows the world, based on knowledge from numerous famous Chinese and Japanese classics and Buddhism. Depths shown pictorially. Wood block print. Map and author, Hōtan, listed in Imago Mundi's Review of early ca... more