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Holy Land from BL Eg 872, f. 199

Holy Land from BL Eg 872, f. 199

Diagram of the Holy Land. Image taken from f. 199 of Commentary on the Pentateuch with the ~Haftarot~ (ff. 1-240) on the Five Scrolls (~Hamesh megillot~; ff. 240v-270), and on the ~Haftarot~ for festivals (ff.... more

Holy Land from BL Eg 872, f. 198v

Holy Land from BL Eg 872, f. 198v

Diagram of the Holy Land. Image taken from f. 198v of Commentary on the Pentateuch with the ~Haftarot~ (ff. 1-240) on the Five Scrolls (~Hamesh megillot~; ff. 240v-270), and on the ~Haftarot~ for festivals (ff... more

Journey to the Holy Land

Journey to the Holy Land

The first illustrated travel book about the journey to the Holy Land, this volume offered a pilgrimage to distant sacred sites from the comfort of one’s own home. A bestseller, it was translated into German, Fr... more

La Peregrination en Terre Sainte  (Pilgrimage to the Holy Land)

La Peregrination en Terre Sainte (Pilgrimage to the Holy Land)

Translated by Nicolas Le Huen (active 15th century)

Die neuwen Inseln, so hinder Hispanien gegen Orient bey dem land India ligen.

Die neuwen Inseln, so hinder Hispanien gegen Orient bey dem land India...

Relief shown pictorially. South America labeled in German, geographic features otherwise in Latin. Appears in the author's Cosmographei. Basel, Switzerland. 1550. Available also through the Library of Congress ... more

[Title page of A briefe and true report of the new found land of Virginia, with five Indians posed in architectural border]

[Title page of A briefe and true report of the new found land of Virgi...

Engraving by Theodor de Bry. Illus. in: A briefe and true report..., Francoforti ad Moenvm : Typus I. Wecheli, sumtibus ver T. de Bry, 1590. Reference copy may be in LOT 4411. This record contains unverified, o... more

Plate 29: Civilis Floods the Land by Defensively Breaking the Dikes, from The War of the Romans Against the Batavians (Romanorvm et Batavorvm societas)

Plate 29: Civilis Floods the Land by Defensively Breaking the Dikes, f...

Antonio Tempesta (Italian, Florence 1555–1630 Rome)

Aftermath of the Flood: human bodies strewn on dry land in the foreground, Noah's ark moored on a rocky outcrop beyond, from a series of engravings for the 'Liber Genesis'

Aftermath of the Flood: human bodies strewn on dry land in the foregro...

Crispijn de Passe the Elder (Netherlandish, Arnemuiden 1564–1637 Utrecht)

The Shepherd

The Shepherd

Early in his career, Paulus Potter was strongly influenced by the etchings of Gerrit Claesz. Bleker (1625–1665), which featured pastoral scenes of rustic shepherds and domestic animals. Potter favored works of ... more

Caerte vande Bay St. Tiago : gelegen op 't Eylant Cvba, op de Hoochtv van 20 1/2 graedt; aen de Zuyd land van Cuba.

Caerte vande Bay St. Tiago : gelegen op 't Eylant Cvba, op de Hoochtv ...

Relief shown pictorially and by gradient tints. Shows Santiago Bay and vicinity on the island of Cuba including pictorial presentation of the city of Santiago. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Attributed to Joan Vin... more

[Explorers working on land,  houses in the distance, two boats on a river]

[Explorers working on land, houses in the distance, two boats on a ri...

Plate 4. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Illus. in: Bontekoe, Willem Ysbrandsz. Ovrnael ofte gedenckwaerdige beschrijvinghe vande Oost-Indische reyse..., Hoorn : Ghedruckt by I. Wil... more

[Arms] By His Excellency the Governor. Whereas it hath been of absolute necessity, that a certain number of men should be impressed, for the service of their Majesties, in defence of this their Province, both at sea and land, against the common

[Arms] By His Excellency the Governor. Whereas it hath been of absolut...

Ford 191.; Evans 619. 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 33, Folder 25c.

By His Excellency Benjamin Fletcher, Captain General and Governor in Chief of their Majesties Province of New-York, Province of Pennsylvania, County of New-Castle, and the Territories and tracts of land depending theron in America, and vice-admi

By His Excellency Benjamin Fletcher, Captain General and Governor in C...

Negative Photostat.; 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 140, Folder 5b.

Canaan, or The Land of promise.

Canaan, or The Land of promise.

Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.

The Catholic remedy. An excellent new ballad To the tune of, To all you ladies now at land, &c. [Boston] America: Printed in the year 1732.

The Catholic remedy. An excellent new ballad To the tune of, To all yo...

Positive Photostat.; Not in Evans.; Verse. 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 34, Folder 25.

Speciel Land Charte von Pensilvanien, Neu Jersey, Neu York, und von denen drey Land-schafften an dem Delaware Fl. In America in Englischer Spr. gedruckt A. 1749.

Speciel Land Charte von Pensilvanien, Neu Jersey, Neu York, und von de...

Scale ca. 1:1,000,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Soundings shown in fathoms. Prime meridian: Philadelphia and London. Shows trails. Includes descriptive notes and distance chart. LC Maps of North ... more

An accurate map of the Holy Land Divided into the XII Tribes of Israel. Accomodated to Sacred History, & describing the Travels of Jesus Christ.

An accurate map of the Holy Land Divided into the XII Tribes of Israel...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.

[Property survey of tracts and land grants in part of Maryland near Tiber Creek, now central Washington D.C.].

[Property survey of tracts and land grants in part of Maryland near Ti...

Cadastral map covering tracts named Jamaca, Port Royal, Burns Neglect, Elenor, Gleenings, Gordons Meddows, Knock, Houp Yard, and Cern Abbey Mannor. "Beginning of 'Cern Abbey Mannor' being a resurvey on Duddingt... more

A map of the Land of Canaan or Holy Land, as divided among the twelve tribes which God promised to Abraham and his seed

A map of the Land of Canaan or Holy Land, as divided among the twelve ...

Shows territories of the twelve tribes. Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian appears to be Ferro. Includes inset of: "A map of the fourty years sojourning of the children of Israel through the wilderness to... more

A plan of the land between Fort Mossy and St. Augustine in the province of East Florida.

A plan of the land between Fort Mossy and St. Augustine in the provinc...

Scale ca. 1:7,900. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Has watermarks. Oriented with north to the right. Shows "Spanish old fields overgrown with scrubs." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1635 LC Luso-Hispanic World, ... more

The above plan is a discription of a new township containing the quantity of seven and a half mile of land & water, granted by the General Court to the proprietors of Bakerstown so call'd, lying & being in the county of Cumberland ... Deld. at Falmouth, 4th September 1765.

The above plan is a discription of a new township containing the quant...

Scale ca. 1:43,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north toward the upper right. "A true copy compared, A. Oliver, sect." Includes text. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 833 Available... more

The above plan is a discription of a new township called Royalsborough in the county of Cumberland, bounded southeasterly on the headline of Brunswick, southwesterly on Northyarmouth, northwesterly on proprietors land, northeasterly on Androscoggin River ...

The above plan is a discription of a new township called Royalsborough...

Scale ca. 1:30,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Shows township lots and owners. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 834 Available also through the Librar... more

Advertisement. To be sold by public vendue, on Thursday the 14th of April next, at the House of Abraham Post, Tavern Keeper, at Sagerties. Six thousand acres of land. Situate to the north of, and adjoining the line between the counties of Albany

Advertisement. To be sold by public vendue, on Thursday the 14th of Ap...

Imprint 2.; Not in Evans/.; On verso: 1768, Advertisement for the Sale of Sword's Land. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. ... more

A View of Christmas Harbour, in Kerguelen's Land / Webber del. ; Cook sculp.
[Arms] The speech of the statute of the Right Hon. William Pitt, Earl of Chatham to the virtueous and patriotic citizens of New York. Gentlemen. After a tedious passage over the Atlantic, I am at last arrived in this land of liberty ... [New Yor

[Arms] The speech of the statute of the Right Hon. William Pitt, Earl ...

Positive Photostat. 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 104, Folder 14.

My Lord Tip-Toe Just Arrived from Monkey Land

My Lord Tip-Toe Just Arrived from Monkey Land

Matthew Darly (British, ca. 1720–1778 (?))

[Plat of a survey of 2,314 acres of land, being the first large bottom on the east side of the Ohio River, 3 or 4 miles below the mouth, a portion of which is divided into 17 lots]

[Plat of a survey of 2,314 acres of land, being the first large bottom...

Scale ca. 1:20,000. Title from Lawrence Martin's The George Washington atlas. 1932. Cover title: George Washington; survey of land in Ohio, a grant from the Colony of Virginia to Washington for military service... more

[Eight survey tracts along the Kanawha River, W.Va. showing land granted to George Washington and others.

[Eight survey tracts along the Kanawha River, W.Va. showing land grant...

Scale ca. 1:40,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Imperfect: Deteriorated along old fold lines. Oriented with north toward the lower left. Has watermarks. Individual surveys dated 1771 through 1774, performed by "Mr... more

Copy of a survey return'd by Mr. Sam Lewis, surveyor of Botetourt Coun[t]y. Surveyed for George Washington 2950 acres of land (by virtue of a warrant for 5,000 acres granted by His Excellency the Governor to said Washington agreeable to His Majesty proclamatiom issued in the year 1763) lying in the county of Botetourt on the n.e. side of the Great Kanhaway about a mile and half above the mouth of Cole River, joining the upper end of the Poketillico survey ... Novemr. 6th, 1774.

Copy of a survey return'd by Mr. Sam Lewis, surveyor of Botetourt Coun...

Scale not given. Title from certificate mounted below map. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Imperfect: Deteriorated along old fold lines. Oriented with north to the right. Has watermark. LC Maps of North America, 1750-... more

An accurate map of North and South Carolina with their Indian frontiers, shewing in a distinct manner all the mountains, rivers, swamps, marshes, bays, creeks, harbours, sandbanks and soundings on the coasts; with the roads and Indian paths; as well as the boundary or provincial lines, the several townships and other divisions of the land in both provinces;

An accurate map of North and South Carolina with their Indian frontier...

Scale ca. 1:530,000. Hand colored. Sectioned and mounted on cloth backing. Imperfect: Deteriorated along folds. "Longitude west from London." Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Shows precinct ... more

An accurate map of North and South Carolina with their Indian frontiers, shewing in a distinct manner all the mountains, rivers, swamps, marshes, bays, creeks, harbours, sandbanks and soundings on the coasts; with the roads and Indian paths; as well as the boundary or provincial lines, the several townships and other divisions of the land in both the provinces;

An accurate map of North and South Carolina with their Indian frontier...

Scale ca. 1:530,000. Hand colored. Sectioned and mounted on cloth backing. "Longitude west from London." Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. LC copy annotated, in black ink, in lower right marg... more

An accurate map of North and South Carolina with their Indian frontiers, shewing in a distinct manner all the mountains, rivers, swamps, marshes, bays, creeks, harbours, sandbanks and soundings on the coasts; with the roads and Indian paths; as well as the boundary or provincial lines, the several townships and other divisions of the land in both the provinces;

An accurate map of North and South Carolina with their Indian frontier...

Scale ca. 1:530,000. Hand colored. "Longitude west from London." Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Shows precinct boundaries. Insets: The harbour of Port Royal [ca. 1:200,000]--The bar and ha... more

[An accurate map of North and South Carolina, with their Indian frontier, shewing in a distinct manner all the mounta]ins, rivers, swamps, marshes, bays, creeks, harbours, sandbanks and soundings on the coasts; with the roads and Indian paths; as well as the boundary or provincial lines, the several townships, and other divisions of the land in both the provinces;

[An accurate map of North and South Carolina, with their Indian fronti...

Scale ca. 1:530,000. Hand colored. Imperfect: Part of title wanting. Prime meridian: London. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Shows precinct boundaries. Insets: The harbour of Port Royal [ca... more

New-York, Sunday 23d April, 1775. The following interesting advices, were this day received here, by two vessels from Newport, and by an express by land [The first news of the battle of Lexington and Concord] [New York, 1775].

New-York, Sunday 23d April, 1775. The following interesting advices, w...

Battle of Lexington and Concord.; Imprint 2.; On verso: Apr 23, 1775. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera C... more

An accurate map of North and South Carolina with their Indian frontiers, shewing in a distinct manner all the mountains, rivers, swamps, marshes, bays, creeks, harbours, sandbanks and soundings on the coasts; with the roads and Indian paths; as well as the boundary of provincial lines, the several townships and other divisions of the land in both the provinces;

An accurate map of North and South Carolina with their Indian frontier...

Scale ca. 1:530,000. Hand colored. LC copy sectioned and mounted on cloth backing. LC copy imperfect: Deteriorated along folds. "Longitude west from London." Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings.... more

A chart of Delaware Bay and River : containing a full and exact description of the shores, creeks, harbours, soundings, shoals, sands, and bearings of the most considerable land marks, from the capes to Philadelphia /

A chart of Delaware Bay and River : containing a full and exact descri...

Scale ca. 1:275,000. Oriented with north to the right. Depths shown by soundings. Shows ship channels. Includes list of subscribers and "Tide table." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a... more

A plan of the attack of Fort Sulivan, near Charles Town in South Carolina : by a squadron of His Majesty's ships, on the 28th of June 1776, with the disposition of the King's land forces, and the encampments and entrenchments of the rebels from the drawings made on the spot /

A plan of the attack of Fort Sulivan, near Charles Town in South Carol...

Scale ca. 1:26,200. Depths shown by soundings. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789 1545 British squadron represented pictorially. Inset: Plan of the platform in Sulivans Fort, by Lt. Colonel Thos. James of the ... more

A chart of Delaware Bay and River, containing a full & exact description of the shores, creeks, harbours, soundings, shoals, sands, and bearings of the most considerable land marks, from the cape to Philadelphia.

A chart of Delaware Bay and River, containing a full & exact descripti...

Scale ca. 1:280,000. Oriented with north to the right. Depths shown by soundings. Includes text and "Tide table." Accompanied by: Directions for navigating up Delaware-Bay from the capes to Reedy-Island by Capt... more

John Allison and John Lee to Virginia General Assembly, May 1776, Petition by Marines to Join Virginia Land Troops
[A plan of the attack of Fort Sulivan, near Charles Town in South Carolina by a squadron of His Majesty's ships on the 28th day of June 1776, with the disposition of the King's land forces and the encampments and entrenchments of the rebels, from the drawings made on the spot.

[A plan of the attack of Fort Sulivan, near Charles Town in South Caro...

Scale ca. 1:25,500. Title from engraved map published by Faden in 1776. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Includes inset "Plan of the platform in Sullivan's Fort." Annotated by Lt. Colonel Thos. James of ... more

The taking of Miss Mud I'land

The taking of Miss Mud I'land

Print shows a female figure as the Mud Island fortress, Fort Mifflin, with two flags on her bonnet, astride a cannon firing on the British warship "Isis"; also show the "Somerset", "Roebuck", "Eagle", and the "... more

[The course of Delaware River from Philadelphia to Chester, exhibiting the several works erected by the rebels to defend its passage, with the attacks made upon them by His Majesty's land & sea forces.

[The course of Delaware River from Philadelphia to Chester, exhibiting...

Scale ca. 1:32,400. Title from the author's The course of Delaware River ... 1778. Manuscript, pen-and-ink (black and red) and watercolor. Shows soundings, disposition of ships, etc. Names "Fort Mifflin" and "F... more