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Shrine of the Annunciation Nazareth April 20th 1839 / David Roberts, R.A.

Shrine of the Annunciation Nazareth April 20th 1839 / David Roberts, R...

Illus. in: The Holy Land, Syria, Idumea, Arabia, Egypt and Nubia / from drawings made on the spot by David Roberts ... ; lithographed by Louis Haghe. London : F.G. Moon, 1842-1845, v. 1, pts. 5-6, p. 1. Surroga... more

[Masonic chart]

[Masonic chart]

This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Humphreys.

Coronation 1965, Queen accepts traditional white scarf

Coronation 1965, Queen accepts traditional white scarf

Title from item. Slide used for the presentation: "A Tour of the Lost Kingdom: Sikkim" by Dr. Alice S. Kandell and Hope Cooke, Library of Congress, March 13, 2010. Webcast available at: http://www.loc.gov/tod... more

Hua yi tu.

Hua yi tu.

Scale not given. Stone rubbing dated 1933? Original stone was engraved in Fuchang 7 nian, i.e. 1136 A.D. The stone is now in the Forest of Stone Steles Museum in Xi'an, China. Covers China in Nan Song Dynasty,... more

[Embossed leather binding on 12th century manuscript]

[Embossed leather binding on 12th century manuscript]

Title devised by Library staff. Alternate title from: Library of Congress Quarterly journal of current acquisitions, v. 5, no. 3 (1948 May), p. 50. Illus. in: Exposicio mistica super exod[um]. [Germany, ca. 115... more

[A dying man attended by Mary Magdalene and Saint Peter, angels, and the devil]

[A dying man attended by Mary Magdalene and Saint Peter, angels, and t...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Ars moriendi. Germany, 1466. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of Western technology ... / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress... more

Civliano consuli ac patricio Priscianus salutem

Civliano consuli ac patricio Priscianus salutem

Print shows page of text on weights and measures, with illuminated borders. Title from item. Illus. in: Carmen de ponderibus mensuris. [Venice : Vindelinus de Spira, 1470]. Published in: The tradition of techno... more

[A farmer plowing a field]

[A farmer plowing a field]

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Ruralia commoda. [Augsburg] : Johann Schüssler, ca. 16 Feb. (XIIII Kal. Mart.) 1471. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of Western technology ... / ... more

[Farmers harvesting crops]

[Farmers harvesting crops]

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Opus ruralium commodorum Petri de Crescentijs. Strassburg (Argentine) : [Printer of the 1483 Jordanus de Quedlinburg], 9 Mar. (quinta feria ante festum S. Gregorii) 14... more

[Knights, some on horseback, in hand-to-hand combat]

[Knights, some on horseback, in hand-to-hand combat]

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: [L]art de cheualerie selon Vegece. Paris, Antoine Vérard, 26 June 1488. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of Western technology ... / Leonard C. Br... more

[Cultivation and care of grapevines]

[Cultivation and care of grapevines]

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Liber ruralium commodorum [Ruralia commoda]. [Speier: Peter Drach] 1 Oct. (Dienstag nach S. Michael) 1493. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of Wes... more

[The Virgin with child holding a book] / AD [monogram].

[The Virgin with child holding a book] / AD [monogram].

Title from shelflist card. Signed on block with monogram. Meder, 212. Bartsch, 102. Bradley Collection.

The marriage of St. Catherine

The marriage of St. Catherine

Print shows St. Catherine kneeling next to the infant Jesus seated on his mother's lap. Jesus gives Catherine a ring. Anonymous artist after Correggio. Title from Graphic sampler / compiled by Renata V. Shaw, ... more

Faith

Faith

Allegorical print showing a woman as Faith, one of the theological virtues, holding a chalice, with one knee on a low wall outside a temple(?). Title from Graphic sampler / compiled by Renata V. Shaw, Prints an... more

[The visitation]

[The visitation]

Print after Albrecht Dürer's woodcut Visitation, no. 8 in his Life of the Virgin series, shows the Virgin and St. Elizabeth, both pregnant, greeting each other as Zacharias stands in a doorway. Dürer's pet dog ... more

[Dancing peasant couple] / AD [monogram].

[Dancing peasant couple] / AD [monogram].

Bradley Collection (Library of Congress). Meder, 88

[St. Christopher with infant Christ]

[St. Christopher with infant Christ]

Title from shelflist card. Stains. Altdorfer, 85. Hubbard Collection.

Fragmentary terrestrial globe gores

Fragmentary terrestrial globe gores

Relief shown pictorially. Bound in the Schöner Sammelband. Found in the binding of the Sammelband in 1905, mounted on paper and bound in. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

Fragmentary celestial globe gores

Fragmentary celestial globe gores

Title provided by cataloger. Bound in the Schöner Sammelband. Found in the binding of the Sammelband in 1905, mounted on paper, and bound in. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

Saint Christopher facing left AD monogram

Saint Christopher facing left AD monogram

Print shows Saint Christopher crossing a river carrying infant Jesus on his shoulders. Title devised by Library staff. Trimmed to plate mark. Print no. 53 from Marsh Collection.

[Bird's-eye view of a large scale water supply system showing tunnels and covered aqueducts]

[Bird's-eye view of a large scale water supply system showing tunnels ...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: De architectura / Vitruvius Pollio ; tr. & ed. by Cesare Cesariano. [Como : Impressa p G. de Pōte, a la spese e instantia del magnifico d. A. Gallo e del nobile d. A. ... more

Coat of arms of Hernando Cortes, granted him by Emperor Charles V - Drawing from 5th sheet of grant

Coat of arms of Hernando Cortes, granted him by Emperor Charles V - Dr...

Original is in the Edward S. Harkness Collection, Manuscript Division. Black-and-white reference print in Prints & Photographs Division Biographical File. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

[Design by Albrecht Dürer for 16th century fortification]

[Design by Albrecht Dürer for 16th century fortification]

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Etliche Underricht zu Befestigung der Stett, Schloss und Flecken / Albrecht Dürer. [Nürenberg : 1527]. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of Western... more

[Interior of a metallurgist's workshop with furnace and implements of his trade; on the hood over the furnace is a portrait of an unidentified man]

[Interior of a metallurgist's workshop with furnace and implements of ...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Voarchadvmia contra alchi'miam: ars distincta ab archimi'a, & sophia: cum additionibus: proportionibus: numeris: & figuris opportunis. Venetiis : 1530. Published in: T... more

[Self-portrait, aged 28]

[Self-portrait, aged 28]

Title from shelflist card. Signed with monogram on plate. Bartsch, 188, 245. Hollstein, 188. Inscription, above: Aldegrevers hec est ... anno sue aetatis XXVIII; inscription, below: Anno domini MDXXX. Coll. mar... more

[Telescoping siege machine]

[Telescoping siege machine]

Print shows a telescoping tower raised from beneath by a screw mechanism manipulated by two men, used during siege warfare to gain an advantage of height by those perpetrating the siege. Title devised by Librar... more

[Underwater breathing apparatus]

[Underwater breathing apparatus]

Print shows a device with a long tube for breathing, worn over the head, to allow a soldier to walk underwater; also shows the device being used in the background. Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Fl.... more

[Air mattress made from animal skins]

[Air mattress made from animal skins]

Print shows two soldiers resting on an air mattress made by sewing together and inflating animal skins. Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Fl. Vegetii Renati De re militari libri qvatuor. Lutetiae : Apu... more

[Seven horses in a wood] / Baldung, 1534.

[Seven horses in a wood] / Baldung, 1534.

Title from shelflist card. Signed and dated on block. Bartsch, 56. LC purchase, 1158.

[Jan van Leyden]

[Jan van Leyden]

Title from shelflist card. Bartsch, 182. Hubbard Collection.

Haec est forma vivaque torqueti mago suis, et numeris, ...

Haec est forma vivaque torqueti mago suis, et numeris, ...

Print shows a torquetum, a 16th century measuring device. Title from item. Illus. in: Astronomicum cæsareum. [Ingolstadii : 1540]. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of Western technology ...... more

Hope

Hope

Allegorical print showing a woman as Hope, one of the theological virtues, with one knee on a bench and both hands raised in prayer toward the sky. Title from Graphic sampler / compiled by Renata V. Shaw, Print... more

Typus orbis descriptione Ptolemaei

Typus orbis descriptione Ptolemaei

Relief shown pictorially. Woodcut that appears in edition of Ptolemy's Geographia published in 1541. Includes illustrations of winds. LC copy stamped on in lower left corner: 0 674. Mounted on cloth and laminat... more

Tierra nveva

Tierra nveva

Shows the Atlantic coast from Labrador to north Florida. Publication information from atlas. Text titled "Della terra nova del Bacalaos" on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ra... more

[A folding, pocket-sized sundial]

[A folding, pocket-sized sundial]

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Rvdimenta mathematica, haec in duos digeruntur libros, quorum prior geometriae tradit principia seu prima elementa .... [Basileae : In officina H. Petri, 1551]. Publis... more

Expositio thoracomachi

Expositio thoracomachi

Print shows a soldier wearing a cuirass, a leather tunic or breastplate, used as protective armor during battle. Also shown are leather helmets, leggings, and footwear. Title from item. Illus. in: Notitia vtraq... more

Universale della nuovamente parte del mondo ritrovata

Universale della nuovamente parte del mondo ritrovata

Relief shown pictorially. In upper left corner: 455. In upper right corner: 456. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault

Aurifaber - der goltschmit

Aurifaber - der goltschmit

Print shows an interior view of a metallurgical workshop where men are working with gold. Title from item. Illus. in: Panoplia. Francofvrti ad Moenvm : [Impressvm apud G. Coruinum, impensis S. Feyerabent, 1568]... more

[Ornate title page illustration for I qvattro libri dell'architettvra by Andrea Palladio]

[Ornate title page illustration for I qvattro libri dell'architettvra ...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: I qvattro libri dell'architettvra, ... / Andrea Palladio. Venetia : D. de' Franceschi, 1570, title page. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of Weste... more

[Floor plan and elevation of a classical style house]

[Floor plan and elevation of a classical style house]

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: I qvattro libri dell'architettvra, ... / Andrea Palladio. Venetia : D. de' Franceschi, 1570. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of Western technolog... more

[Interior view of large, spacious kitchen with cooks preparing a meal]

[Interior view of large, spacious kitchen with cooks preparing a meal]

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Opera di m. Bartolomeo Scappi. Con il discorso funerale che fu fatto nelle essequie di papa Paulo III. [Venetia : M. Tramezzino, 1574?]. Published in: The tradition of... more

[Wendelinus Dietterlin ...]

[Wendelinus Dietterlin ...]

Title from shelflist card. Numerous pencil notes on verso. Ex. coll.: Enzenbert (Lugt, 845).

[Allegorical representation of Time rewarding Industry and punishing Indolence] / M. de vos, inventor ; R. Sadler [sic] scalps. et excud.

[Allegorical representation of Time rewarding Industry and punishing I...

Bradley Collection. Inscription: Praemia virtutum .. Pigritiae.

Mutius Scaevola

Mutius Scaevola

Print shows the Roman hero Mutius Scaevola, who saved Rome from the Etruscan king Lars Porsena in ca. 509 B.C., putting his hand into the fire. After Balthazar Peruzzi. Title from Graphic sampler / compiled by ... more

The entombment

The entombment

Print shows Jesus Christ being supported by Joseph of Arimethia as Mary Magdalene gives comfort to the grieving Virgin Mary. Title from Graphic sampler / compiled by Renata V. Shaw, Prints and Photographs Divis... more

Virtue / Iacobus Ligozzus Verones inuenit ac pinxit, Andreas Andreanas

Virtue / Iacobus Ligozzus Verones inuenit ac pinxit, Andreas Andreanas

Allegorical print shows a semi-nude female figure resisting two males, one with wings on his head and one with a blindfold over his eyes, a second female, and a blindfolded cupid. After Jacopo Ligozzi. Title fr... more

The Virgin, Child, and saints / Iacopo Ligozia Veronese pittore del Sereniss [...]; Andrea Andriano Mant. intagliatore 1585.

The Virgin, Child, and saints / Iacopo Ligozia Veronese pittore del Se...

Print shows Madonna and Child surrounded by saints. After Jacopo Ligozzi. Dedication: All [...] Signor Nicolo Gaadi in Fiorenze. Title from Graphic sampler / compiled by Renata V. Shaw, Prints and Photographs D... more

Titiani Vercellii pictoris celeberrimi ac famosissimi vera effigies

Titiani Vercellii pictoris celeberrimi ac famosissimi vera effigies

Titian, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left. Gardiner Greene Hubbard Collection (Library of Congress). Bartsch, 154 (2nd state). LeBlanc, 244. Published in: Eyes of the nation : a visual history of the Uni... more

Das heilig Lande mit Ausztheilung der zwoelff Geschlechter

Das heilig Lande mit Ausztheilung der zwoelff Geschlechter

Relief shown pictorially. Title and text in German. Place names in Latin. Appears in Sebastian Munster's Cosmographey. Basel : Sebastian Petri, 1588. Exhibition: Jordanian Display, Library of Congress, Washingt... more

[Obelisk, wrapped in a protective casing, on its side on rollers, moving along scaffolding from the Circus Nero to its new location at the Piazza of Saint Peter in Rome]

[Obelisk, wrapped in a protective casing, on its side on rollers, movi...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Della trasportatione dell'obelisco vaticano et delle fabriche di Nostro Signore papa Sisto v fatte dal cavallier Domenico Fontana. Roma : D. Basa, 1590. Published in: ... more

Hierbey sollman spürn und w[...]ercken ; ... / HNFecit ; B.C. excu.

Hierbey sollman spürn und w[...]ercken ; ... / HNFecit ; B.C. excu.

Allegory of vanity (presumptuousness) showing five demon-like figures confronting a man and a woman wearing elaborate collars. Title from item. Andresen, 12 Hollstein, 13 Exhibited: Painted Prints : Renaissance... more

Their manner of fishing in Virginia

Their manner of fishing in Virginia

Native men and women in a canoe fishing while others in the background stand in the river and spear fish. Illus. in: A brief and true report of the new found land of Virginia: of the commodities and of the natu... more

[Title page to A geometrical practical treatize named pantometria, divided into three bookes, longimetra, planimetra, and stereometria ...]

[Title page to A geometrical practical treatize named pantometria, div...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: A geometrical practical treatize named Pantometria : diuided into three bookes, longimetra, planimetra, and stereometria : containing rules manifolde for mensuration o... more

Von den newen Inseln : der Statt Themistitan in den newen Inseln gelegen/figurierung.

Von den newen Inseln : der Statt Themistitan in den newen Inseln geleg...

Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy annotated in ink: "From an unidentified German edition of Sebastian Münster's Cosmographia Universalis, 1597 or later. Bought f... more

[Triumph(us) Caesaris (The triumph of Julius Caesar), plate 6]

[Triumph(us) Caesaris (The triumph of Julius Caesar), plate 6]

Plate 6 from series showing people in triumphal procession of Julius Caesar. After the painting by Andrea Mantegna. Bartsch, v. XII, p. 101.11. Gift; Ian Woodner; (DLC/PP-1984:513).

[Triumph(us) Caesaris (The triumph of Julius Caesar), plate 8]

[Triumph(us) Caesaris (The triumph of Julius Caesar), plate 8]

Plate 8 from series showing people in triumphal procession of Julius Caesar. After the painting by Andrea Mantegna. Bartsch, v. XII, p. 101.11. Gift; Ian Woodner; (DLC/PP-1984:513).

[Star-shaped fortess surrounded by water-filled moat]

[Star-shaped fortess surrounded by water-filled moat]

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Le govvernail d'Ambroise Bachot, capitaine ingenievr dv roy. Melun : Imprimé soubz lauteur; et s'en trouuera aussi en son logis à Paris, 1598. Published in: The tradit... more

Veüe et perspective de la Ville de Paris du côté de la porte de la Conference

Veüe et perspective de la Ville de Paris du côté de la porte de la Con...

Item in scrapbook: Histoire de l'art Française au XVII. S. par Henri Lemonnier. The architecture of Paris XVII. C. in contemporary prints by Aveline, Perelle, Mariette, Israel, et al., p. 2. J.D. Batchelder Collection.

Michelangelo Morigi / Marcellino Minasi incise diretto d'Antonino Minasi.

Michelangelo Morigi / Marcellino Minasi incise diretto d'Antonino Mina...

Michelangelo Amerighi da Caravaggio, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly left.

St. Cecilia / AA [monogram of Andrea Andreani].

St. Cecilia / AA [monogram of Andrea Andreani].

Print showing Saint Cecilia in medallion with two angels, one possibly holding a stringed instrument. Title from Graphic sampler / compiled by Renata V. Shaw, Prints and Photographs Division. Washington : Libra... more

The adoration of the Magi / AA [monogram of Andrea Andreani] MDCV.

The adoration of the Magi / AA [monogram of Andrea Andreani] MDCV.

Allegorical print showing the nativity scene with the Magi presenting their offerings to the infant Jesus. Title from Graphic sampler / compiled by Renata V. Shaw, Prints and Photographs Division. Washington : ... more

December

December

Print shows a calendar illustration for the month of December, showing pigs being slaughtered and processed, sheaves of wheat or corn readied for storage, cows and pigs gathered into the town square on the left... more

October P. Stephani inven

October P. Stephani inven

Print shows a calendar illustration for the month of October, showing baskets of grapes being brought in for crushing, large barrels for the juice, and grapes being harvested in the middle distance. Includes th... more

Januarius Petrus Stephani inventor

Januarius Petrus Stephani inventor

Print shows a calendar illustration for the month of January, showing men with axes and handsaws cutting and gathering wood for fuel and other uses, others transporting wood on wagons; they are working among tr... more

[A method of hunting deer in the Northeast]

[A method of hunting deer in the Northeast]

Natives using devices for making noise to drive deer and other game towards a fenced area. Illus. in: Les voyages dv sievr de Champlain Xaintongeois, capitaine ordinaire pour le Roy, en la marine [...] / Samuel... more

[Capricci di varie figure, no. 2] / di Jacopo Callot ... .

[Capricci di varie figure, no. 2] / di Jacopo Callot ... .

Prints depicting various characters such as comedians and soldiers. Title from shelflist card. LC set incomplete: 7 of 50 lacking. Lieure, 428-477.

Plaza Mayor, Madrid, Spain. Plan

Plaza Mayor, Madrid, Spain. Plan

Architectural drawing shows plaza. Title devised by Library staff. Caption on verso: "Planta de la Plaza maior de Madrid. Juan Thomas de Mora." Although the name on the drawings is Juan Thomas de Mora, it shoul... more

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

Venezuela, cum parte Auftrali Novae Andalausiae.

Venezuela, cum parte Auftrali Novae Andalausiae.

Place names in Spanish. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 2 copies; 1 copy as of 07/27/98 Vault

[Melancholy] / G. Bened. Castilionus Genovensis.

[Melancholy] / G. Bened. Castilionus Genovensis.

Woman(?) seated outdoors, with various animals, books and a suit of armor lying on ground. Marsh collection. LeBlanc 58.

[L'assaut général des Anglois à la citadelle]

[L'assaut général des Anglois à la citadelle]

Lieure, 658 (3d state, trimmed).

[Title page illustration for La pyrotechnie showing columns, arches, a huge fire emanating from a cauldron, cannons and cannon barrels of various sizes, as well as flaming cannon balls]

[Title page illustration for La pyrotechnie showing columns, arches, a...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: La pyrotechnie de Hanzelet Lorrain .... Pont a Mousson : par 1. & Gaspard Bernard, 1630, title page. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of Western t... more

[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.

Herodiade / Corio. s.

Herodiade / Corio. s.

Print shows Herodiade and Salome with the severed head of St. John the Baptist. Title from Graphic sampler / compiled by Renata V. Shaw, Prints and Photographs Division. Washington : Library of Congress, 1979, ... more

Jacob lamenting the supposed death of his son Joseph Rembrandt van Rïjn, fe

Jacob lamenting the supposed death of his son Joseph Rembrandt van Rïj...

Title from Prints & Photographs Division shelflist card. Signed within image, lower right. Indistinct plate mark. Collector's marks: Earl of Aylesford (1786-1859) and John Webster (1810-1891). Some retouching i... more

Insvlæ Americanæ in Oceano Septentrionali cum terris adjacentibus

Insvlæ Americanæ in Oceano Septentrionali cum terris adjacentibus

Sheet removed from German ed. of W.J. Blaeu's atlas: Atlas novus, Amsterdam, 1634. Map redesigned from a portion of Blaeu's larger map of North America printed ca. 1630. Has vertical fold line at center of shee... more

Wij Christina medh Gudz...

Wij Christina medh Gudz...

Svenskt offentligt tryck (WWW) 3304073 Title from beginning of text. Dated at end: Datum Stockholm then 8. martif åhr 1636. Place of printing and name of printer from SOT. Ornamental initial. Also available in... more

[Map of the Peninsula of Florida].

[Map of the Peninsula of Florida].

Depths shown by soundings. Shows the Peninsula of Florida and adjacent islands from Rio de las Flores and includes coastline, coastal features, and pictorial representation of palm trees along the Atlantic Coas... more

Noort Rivier in Niew Neerlandt.

Noort Rivier in Niew Neerlandt.

Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Shows the Hudson River from Manhattan Island to Albany, natural features, and other geographical entities in the region. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Attribut... more

Africae nova tabula /

Africae nova tabula /

Relief shown pictorially. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes watermark. Acquisitions control no. 6-85

Perillvstri et reverendissimo domino, D. Antonio Triest, episcopo gandavensi, dominii s. bavonis toparch æ, comiti evergemiensi catholic æ maiestati a consiliis statvs, etc. / Pet. Paul Rubenius pinxit ; Paulus Pontius sculpsit cum priuilegio anno 1643.

Perillvstri et reverendissimo domino, D. Antonio Triest, episcopo gand...

Print showing the massacre of the innocents ordered by Herod, from a 17th century perspective. Title from item.

Legal opinion by the Fathers of the religious order of San Francisco, concerning dowry clause executed in the articles of marriage between the Count of Aranda and his deceased wife, the Countess Luisa Manrique y Padilla. April 14, 1647

Legal opinion by the Fathers of the religious order of San Francisco, ...

Title devised, in English, by Library staff. Jurisdiction covered: Spain. Also available on microfilm (Law Library Microfilm 84/10004). Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Docume... more

Two legal opinions concerning dowry clause in the articles of marriage executed between the Count of Aranda and his deceased wife, the Countess Luisa Manrique y Padilla

Two legal opinions concerning dowry clause in the articles of marriage...

Title devised, in English, by Library staff. Jurisdiction covered: Spain. Also available on microfilm (Law Library Microfilm 84/10004). Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Docume... more

Amérique septentrionale

Amérique septentrionale

Relief shown pictorially and by shading. Prime meridian: [Paris]. From his 1658 (i.e. 1660) Cartes générales de toutes les parties du monde (Phillips 4260). Second state: Lake Ontario contains shading along bor... more

[Map of a part of the island of Cuba and of the Bahamas].

[Map of a part of the island of Cuba and of the Bahamas].

Relief shown pictorially. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 156 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault

Nova et accvrata Poli Arctici : et terrarum circum iacentium descriptio

Nova et accvrata Poli Arctici : et terrarum circum iacentium descripti...

Coloring with water colors and illumination with gold and silver ascribed to D.J. v. Santen. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 2-81 Vault

Description du pais des Hurons.

Description du pais des Hurons.

Shows part of Ontario extending from Georgian Bay on the north (Partie du Grand Lac des Hurons) to Lake Ontario on the south and from Lake Huron on the west to Lake Simcoe on the east (Lac Oventarenk). Relief s... more

[Adoration of the shepherds: night piece]

[Adoration of the shepherds: night piece]

Print shows a group of shepherds, one at center holding a lantern and removing his hat, stand to the left with Mary, Jesus, and Joseph at the edge of the shadows on the right. Title from shelflist card. Trimmed... more

Partie meridionale de l'Inde en deux presqu'isles l'une de ç̧à et l'autre de là le Gange /

Partie meridionale de l'Inde en deux presqu'isles l'une de ç̧à et l'au...

Shows India south of the tropic of Cancer and Southeast Asia, including Indochina, Sumatra, and western Borneo. Relief shown pictorially. Coordinates given from an unidentified prime meridian. Appears in his Ca... more

[Galileo offering his telescope to three women (possibly Urania and attendants) seated on a throne; he is pointing toward the sky where some of his astronomical discoveries are depicted]

[Galileo offering his telescope to three women (possibly Urania and at...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Opere di Galileo Galilei .... Bologna : Per gli hh del Dozza, 1655-56 [v.1, 1656] Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of Western technology ... / Leo... more

[Jan Lutma, goldsmith] / Rembrandt, 1656.

[Jan Lutma, goldsmith] / Rembrandt, 1656.

Title from shelflist card. Signed and dated in pencil. Impression from worn plate. Rovinski, 276 (3rd state). Bjorklund, 56-C. Library has three impressions. No. 276a: Bradley Collection. No. 267b: Penned on ve... more

Korte beschryvinge van de landschappen des werelts enz.

Korte beschryvinge van de landschappen des werelts enz.

Scales vary. Title from leather label on cover. Label has monogram E. B. de V., surmounted by a crown. Maps, not dated, intended to be bound in a Bible, but assembled in a modern half Morocco binding. The maps... more

Americæ nova descriptio

Americæ nova descriptio

Relief shown pictorially. A re-engraved version of a map previously published for Henri Seile in 1652 under the title "Americae descriptio nova" and subsequently re-published from the same engraving as the 165... more

[Exterior view of building with apparatus attached for experiment intended to create a vacuum by draining water from a globe attached to the top of the apparatus]

[Exterior view of building with apparatus attached for experiment inte...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: P. Gasparis Schotti ... Technica curiosa, sive Mirabilia artis, libris XII comprehensa .... Norimbergæ : Sumptibus J. A. Endteri, & Wolfgangi junioris hæredum, excudeb... more

Le Canada faict par le Sr. de Champlain, ou, sont, La Nouvelle France, la Nouvelle Angleterre, la Nouvelle Holande, la Nouvelle Svede, la Virginie &c. avec les nations voisines et autres terres nouvellement decouvertes suivant les memoires de P. du Val, géographe du Roy

Le Canada faict par le Sr. de Champlain, ou, sont, La Nouvelle France,...

Relief shown pictorially. Indexed. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 34-86 Vault

Partie septentr, le du royaume d'Irlande, ou sont la province d'Ulster, et partie des prov.ces [sic] de Leinster, et Connaugh.

Partie septentr, le du royaume d'Irlande, ou sont la province d'Ulster...

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Partie meridio. le du royaume d'Irlande, ou sont la province de Mounster, et partie des prov.ces [sic] de Leinster, et Connaugh.

Partie meridio. le du royaume d'Irlande, ou sont la province de Mounst...

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[Microscopic view of an ant]

[Microscopic view of an ant]

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Micrographia / Robert Hooke. London: J. Martyn and J. Allestry, 1665. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of Western technology ... / Leonard C. Brun... more

Globus terrarum

Globus terrarum

Relief shown pictorially. Gores for a 16.3 cm. globe. Title supplied by cataloger. Includes watermark. Includes ill. LC copy: Pencil annotations across bottom. LC copy imperfect: Central horizontal and vertical... more

Whereas the lawes published by the Honourable General Court, Lib. 1. Pag. 76 Sect. 3 Do require all townes from time to time to dispose of single persons and inmates within their towns to service, or otherwise. [Massachusetts, 1668] [Positive Ph

Whereas the lawes published by the Honourable General Court, Lib. 1. P...

Notice to constables to acquaint the selectmen that the court expects the laws to be attended to.; Mss. additions dated Aug. 24, 1668.; Not in Evans.; Ford. No. 37. Available also through the Library of Congres... more