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David Rumsey Map Collection

The David Rumsey Map Collection was founded in 1985 and went online in 1999 at davidrumsey.com. The collection includes over 200,000 rare 16th through 21st century maps of the entire World and parts of the Universe. 115,000 maps and related items are available online and 60,000 of those have been georeferenced. Rumsey has been donating the physical map collection and the digital database made from it to the David Rumsey Map Center at Stanford Libraries since 2008. The map center opened in 2016.T...



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by Scallion, Gordon Michael
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 10902.000 is a part of image group 10902.000 . ""The New Age movements of the 1980's and 90's brought an alternative spirituality for many, bringing with it new beliefs with some old roots, and also some new leaders and shamanic type prophets. These prophets filled the roles that the ancients did before them supplying supernatural insights to what was coming. Gordon Michael Scallion, an electronics consultant...
Topic: Religion
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David Rumsey Map Collection
by Scallion, Gordon Michael
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 10903.000 is a part of image group 10903.000 . ""The New Age movements of the 1980's and 90's brought an alternative spirituality for many, bringing with it new beliefs with some old roots, and also some new leaders and shamanic type prophets. These prophets filled the roles that the ancients did before them supplying supernatural insights to what was coming. Gordon Michael Scallion, an electronics consultant...
Topic: Religion
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David Rumsey Map Collection
by Black, Adam; Black, Charles; Hall, S.; Bartholomew, J.
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 1585.004 is a part of image group 1585.000 . American edition. Maps are printed in full color. Page edges in gilt. Relief shown by hachures.
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 7912.003 is a part of image group 7912.000 . Brochure.
Topic: Pictorial map
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David Rumsey Map Collection
by Howland, H.G.; Bourquin, F.; Oldach & Mergenthaler; Johnson, D. Griffing; Bracher, William; Keller, A.; Zuver, R.M.; Royce, S.H.; Campbell, A.W.; Sanborn, A.H.; McCartney, R.S.
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 2709.033 is a part of image group 2709.000 . Relief shown in hachures. Beautiful bird's eye view of county seat. Howland did only one other county atlas, Atlas of Hardin County, Ohio, next to Auglaize County. Maps in full hand painted color. US Atlases L5857.
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 2490.006 is a part of image group 2490.000 . Indicated as embossed in the Table of Contents; it is not. No raised relief. British colonies and ports highlighted. Raised relief maps. First edition, followed by editions in (1881) and 1885. Similar (perhaps copied from) to Woldermann's relief atlas in German. Phillips attributes this to G.P. Bevan. P3352; British Museum World p739.
Topic: Physical
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 11838.003 is a part of image group 11838.000 . Pictorial map of Palm Springs and vicinity, on sheet 44x61, folded to 23x10.5. Panel title. Covers: Palm Springs, Cathedral City, Rancho Mirage, Indian Wells, La Quinta and Palm Desert. Shows roads, highways, railroads, golf courses,landmarks, places of interest and recreational activities of various areas. Includes pictorial cover, index to points of interest and text on...
Topics: Pictorial map, Tourism
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David Rumsey Map Collection
by Derrick, Thomas, 1885-1954; Bawden, Edward, 1903-1989; Underground Electric Railways Company Ltd.
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 13291.000 is a part of image group 13291.000 . "Rare pictorial map / advertising poster for promoting subway transportation to the British Empire Exhibition at Wembley. The image illustrates Wembley's Football (soccer) Stadium in the center of the image surrounded by a multitude of people, places, disciplines, and activities representing the British Empire. The artist collaborators for the image were: Edward Bawden...
Topics: Pictorial map, Subways
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 0702.104 is a part of image group 0702.000 . This is one of the best historical atlases published in the early 20th century. It combines history and geography, facsimile historical maps and new historical maps, and incorporates time and statistics in imaginative map visualizations. The text and maps are based upon information supplied by prominent authorities on the various subjects. The quality of the contents is also...
Topics: Boundaries, Historical
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 10130.087 is a part of image group 10130.000 . Composite map of the first ring of four sheets around the north pole, the second ring of 8 sheets, the third ring of 12 sheets, the fourth ring of 18 sheets, the fifth ring of 18 sheets, and the legends and diagrams in the four corners. “An important and extraordinary manuscript world map drawn up on a north polar projection to form the largest manuscript map of the world at...
Topics: Data Visualization, Art
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David Rumsey Map Collection
by Caldwell, Joseph A.; Cring, Henry; Arms Sr., C.T.; Longdon F.J.; Goodwin, J.W.; McCloy, T.M.D.; Howden, J.A.
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 2772.051 is a part of image group 2772.000 . Remarkable scenes of oil wells in most views. Oil has clearly taken over in this county - the views are the usual pictures of houses, businesses, and farms, but there are oil wells in the background everywhere. The views are also colored by hand, this being one of only four county atlases that we have seen with colored views (see also Greene County, Pennsylvania, by Caldwell,...
Topic: Property Ownership
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 3431.013 is a part of image group 3431.000 . Hand colored engraved view. Showing facial portraits from different parts of the world, and demonstrating racial and regional differences. The portraits are grouped under the headings: Asiatics, Australians, Europeans, Polynesians, Africans and Americans, and illustrate European perceptions of people indigenous to each area. Hand colored engraved 12 plates of general world...
Topics: Ethnography, Nationality, Race
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 10579.000 is a part of image group 10579.000 . This poster was folded and included in the back pocket of volume five, the final volume of Kahn's "Das Leben des Menschen," a pioneering work on the human body as interpreted through info graphics - the body as a machine. The book illustrates the body's different functions through images of technical processes. From Taschen "Fritz Kahn Infographics Pioneer"...
Topics: Pictorial map, Health, Disease
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 1657.021 is a part of image group 1657.000 . Engraved map. Provincial boundaries in outline hand col. Relief shown pictorially. "20" pasted on verso. The 1st ed., with a list of subscribers. Fordham lists eds. of 1808, 1811 (reissue of 1808, no maps changes other than the 1811 date appearing on some of the maps), 1819 (one third of the maps amended), 1824 (maps unchanged from 1819 except for the date), 1828 (same...
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 3023.006 is a part of image group 3023.000 . Maps are bound in heavy yellow paper covers printed with "Ancient Atlas, To Accompany The Universal Geography. By William C. Woodbridge, And Emma Willard ... Maps By Emma Willard, Principal Of The Female Seminary At Troy. Hartford: Belknap And Hamersley..." Full color. Relief shown by hachures. To accompany Woodbridge's Modern Atlas. Scarce first edition, the earliest...
Topic: School
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David Rumsey Map Collection
by Goodacre, William J.
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 9894.000 is a part of image group 9894.000 . Color pictorial map of the city of Santa Barbara, bordered by vignette illustrations of various historic and cultural events, missions and houses. Many streets are named with little pictographs representing buildings and recreational facilities. shows places such as the Santa Barbara bowl, the S.P. Depot, many hotels and the riding club, etc. Signed by artist in pencil at lower...
Topic: Pictorial map
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David Rumsey Map Collection
by C.S. Hammond & Co.
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 9045.000 is a part of image group 9045.000 . Date estimated. Shows naval bases and stations. Date estimated. A promotional piece for Mono Service Co., a wartime food service company. Color.
Topics: World War II, Political, Military
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 13033.019 is a part of image group 13033.000 . Uncolored views of the moon as seen by Lord Rosses telescope, displayed as light area against a darker background. Includes explanatory text at the lower margin. Reynolds created this work in response to the popular demand for information on science and engineering as a result of the Industrial Revolution. This collection consists of 33 loose pictorial plates, with a related...
Topic: Celestial
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 11177.007 is a part of image group 11177.000 . Large circular planisphere on 6 sheets, 85x107 or smaller. Title from sheet 5. Reproduced and printed for the first time at the size of the original with all the legends and notations by Viscount of Santarém in 1854. The original 1450 map was fully described and reproduced in manuscript for the first time by William Frazer in 1804, Manuscript on vellum, BL Add. MS 1126. This...
Topic: Data Visualization
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David Rumsey Map Collection
by King, Clarence; Emmons, S.F.; Hague, Arnold
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 0408.007 is a part of image group 0408.000 . Maps in full color with the legends on either side of the maps. Magnificent, huge atlas showing the area of the 40th Parallel Survey in topographical and geological maps. Wheat notes: "These are pioneer survey maps, and as such are most interesting. Mapping the West in so broad a cross-section had never before been attempted, a portent of things to come." King, at the...
Topic: Geology
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David Rumsey Map Collection
by Map House & Indian Book Depot; Kaushal, B. S. (Biba Singh); Vir Milap Press
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 14292.016 is a part of image group 14292.000 . Two colored maps of the Hyderabad State of India and Ceylon [Sri Lanka]. Shows political boundaries, major cities, railroads, roads, lakes, drainage and coastlines. Includes latitudinal and longitudinal lines, a legend, bar scale and scale statement: 1" = 90 m. With two inset maps: Hyderabad : Physical -- Ceylon : Physical. Inset maps represent physical geography, showing...
Topic: Pictorial map
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 7990.019 is a part of image group 7990.000 . Date estimated. Five of the 12 plates are perforated and backed with translucent colored paper to allow planets, moon, etc. to be illuminated from behind. We show the plain image followed by the illuminated image for Plates 1, 2, 3, 4, and 6. One of several editions - also in French 1862, Swedish 1862, English 1851, German 1851.
Topics: Celestial, Data Visualization
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David Rumsey Map Collection
by Reymann, Daniel Gottfried; Flemming, Carl
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 10605.085 is a part of image group 10605.000 . 348 maps from the Reymann series dated variously from 1822 to 1880. (This Reymann set is complete at 350 sheets, however it appears that later in the 19th century the set was expanded to 796 sheets). The original set was 313 sheets and we added 35 sheets to complete the set. Most sheets dissected and folded with name and number on tab at edge. Obj dimensions are sheet size....
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David Rumsey Map Collection
by Blaeu, Joan, 1596-1673
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 10017.027 is a part of image group 10017.000 . Blaeu's 11 volume Atlas Maior is considered by many to be the greatest atlas ever published, both in its own time and even today. It excels in comprehensiveness, engraving, color, and overall production. Each vol. has title page. with general title: Geographiæ Blavianæ volumen primum.... Each vol. has engraved special title page, hand colored. The first Latin edition was...
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David Rumsey Map Collection
by Reymann, Daniel Gottfried; Flemming, Carl
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 10605.098 is a part of image group 10605.000 . 348 maps from the Reymann series dated variously from 1822 to 1880. (This Reymann set is complete at 350 sheets, however it appears that later in the 19th century the set was expanded to 796 sheets). The original set was 313 sheets and we added 35 sheets to complete the set. Most sheets dissected and folded with name and number on tab at edge. Obj dimensions are sheet size....
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 0018.060 is a part of image group 0018.000 . Two lithographed views with 8 insets. Edition with views from the 7th Congressional District. Andreas made 9 separate editions of this atlas, one for each of the 9 Congressional Districts; each district ed. had special views of that district. See the reprint ed. by the Iowa Historical Society for a complete reproduction of all district views, as well as a discussion of the...
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 9987.001 is a part of image group 9987.000 . 2 maps on one sheet, both sides. Bird's-eye view pictorial map of, 40x48 folded 18x24, double fold as issued, intended to be mailed. Map shows view of the valley with points of interests numbered and identified on verso, roads, trails, buildings, wildlife, people's activities, etc. On verso: includes black and white pictorial map of High Sierra country with view of the...
Topics: Pictorial map, Tourism
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 11439.007 is a part of image group 11439.000 . Folded color general plan of administrative divisions of Mexico City, 62 x 86, with 143 pages of explanatory text and index. Bound in heavy paper covers with cover title "Nueva subdivision de la ciudad Mexico en cuarteles y manzanas y correspondencia con la antigua. Map is based on the official sources of the Mexican government, was a part of the long sequence of...
Topic: Land Development
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 11159.016 is a part of image group 11159.000 . Color pictorial maps, showing railroads, rivers, lakes, cities and towns, agricultural, industrial and recreational areas. Relief shown pictorially. 2 volumes from Coleccion "Billiken" Series. Date estimated. 23 color pictorial maps each with text, index and title page with index map, and coat of arms of the Argentine Republic above title. Maps showing railroads,...
Topics: Pictorial map, Commerce, Economics
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 13546.001 is a part of image group None . Outline hand color map of Europe, Showing postal routes. 2 outline hand color maps on 1 sheet, both sides. Dissected into 8 sections, lined with linen., folded to 21x13. Front map shows an overview of the main postal routes in Europe, written, drawn and edited by Franz Raffelsperger according to the latest resources of the post office administration. On verso map shows extra mail...
Topic: Postal
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 1054.023 is a part of image group 1054.000 . Map in color. Details physical and cultural features. Relief shown by shading. Maps drawn in Phillipines, published in U.S. P3225.
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 11159.004 is a part of image group 11159.000 . Color pictorial maps, showing railroads, rivers, lakes, cities and towns, agricultural, industrial and recreational areas. Relief shown pictorially. 2 volumes from Coleccion "Billiken" Series. Date estimated. 23 color pictorial maps each with text, index and title page with index map, and coat of arms of the Argentine Republic above title. Maps showing railroads,...
Topics: Pictorial map, Commerce, Economics
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 13241.000 is a part of image group 13241.000 . Color pictorial map. Issued as the cover to a toy catalogue. Depicts figures from favorite stories of a Western childhood: Santa Claus Castle and North pole at the top, Golden Mountain, nursery rhyme characters such as cow jumping over the moon, Little Boo-Peep, the Dragon's Den, Treasure Island, Aladdin Castle etc. Golden paths run through the magic domain. Includes...
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 4564.004 is a part of image group 4564.000 . Two new maps appear in this edition: the first includes six maps within one border, entitled The World As Known To The Children Of Israel And representing the Countries &c. Mentioned In The Old Testament, Map Of Palestine Or The Holy Land, Map Of Canaan Part Of Egypt and the route of The Israelites In The Desert, The Land Of Israel With The Boundaries Of The Twelve Tribes,...
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 9721.000 is a part of image group 9721.000 . Date estimated. Date estimated. No publisher, author or date.
Topic: Pictorial map
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David Rumsey Map Collection
by J.H. Stuart & Co.
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 0966.056 is a part of image group 0966.000 . Hand colored lithographed map. Relief shown by hachures. See note field above. P14307; U.S. Atlases L4834.
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 6000.014 is a part of image group 6000.000 . A huge and impressive twenty three foot long chart showing 5,885 years of history, from 4004 B.C.. to 1881 A.D. First issued in 1871, Adams put out several editions in many formats. Rosenberg and Grafton in "Cartographies of Time" say that as a timeline, Adams Synchronological Chart "was ninetheenth-century America's surpassing achievement in complexity and...
Topic: Historical
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David Rumsey Map Collection
by Wirsing, Giselher; Hopker, Wolfgang, 1909-1989; Meurer, Fritz; Michael, Horst
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 9997.018 is a part of image group 9997.000 . Color map on 2 pages. World War II battle atlas illustrated in full color. With an overview of the geopolitical situation and description in the text, in 96 pages of maps, text, and tables. Bound in soft covers, with title "Der Krieg 1939/41 in Karten". Maps showing military bases, combat lines, boundaries, cities, railroads, distances, etc. Some maps includes legend....
Topic: World War II
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 10130.092 is a part of image group 10130.000 . Re-projected in Mercator used by Gerardus Mercator, 1569. Composite map of the first ring of four sheets around the north pole, the second ring of 8 sheets, the third ring of 12 sheets, the fourth ring of 18 sheets, and the fifth ring of 18 sheets. “An important and extraordinary manuscript world map drawn up on a north polar projection to form the largest manuscript map of...
Topic: Art
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 3388.001 is a part of image group 3388.000 . Map in color by tribe. Map extends from Alaska and Baffin's Bay in the north to Florida in the south. Accompanied by a color-coded key. The map, in addition to its abundant information regarding the Indian Tribes, shows J. Smith's route of 1827 across the Great Basin, one of the earliest American maps to do so. See the later version of this map published in 1848. Wheat 417;...
Topic: Indians
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by Heck, Johann Georg, -1857
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 12190.181 is a part of image group 12190.000 . This is a looseleaf atlas accompanied by a set of 4 volumes in English which includes both translations from German, and substitute original texts written specifically for the American audience. The text refers, for the purpose of illustrating things and concepts, individually to this large collection of plates and figures in Johann Georg Heck's Bilder - Atlas zum...
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 3746.039 is a part of image group 3746.000 . Very similar to the LaPorte County Atlas. Has an unusual Bird's Eye View of Middlebury Indiana. Maps with full hand painted and printed color. P1604; Ristow p.417-18.
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 14304.034 is a part of image group 14304.000 . Map of the Haute-Garonne department in France. "Départements" are the second-tier administrative subdivisions of France, below the regions. Shows political boundaries, cities, routes, topography and drainage. Relief shown with hachures. Map appears on an illustration of an unfurled scroll, surrounded by scenery from the corresponding area, including the terrain,...
Topics: Political, Pictorial map
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by Map House & Indian Book Depot; Vir Milap Press
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 14292.010 is a part of image group 14292.000 . Colored map of the Central Provinces and Berar regions of India. Shows political boundaries, major cities, railroads, roads, lakes and drainage. Includes latitudinal and longitudinal lines, a legend, bar scale and scale statement: 1" = 64 m. With inset map: Physical. Inset map represents physical geography, showing elevation within the area of the main map with color...
Topic: Pictorial map
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 5028FB is a part of image group 5028.000 . Geographical features keyed to map; populations of towns. Shows electric lines. This edition has excellent auto route maps of the entire United States. Maps often with printed color. P6563.
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by Linschoten, Jan Huygen van, 1563-1611; Paludanus, Bernard, 1550-1633
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 12236.162 is a part of image group 12236.000 . Known as Jan Huygen van Linschoten's, "Itinerio", this volume did much to expose to the European world the secrets of the 16th century Portuguese trade and navigation in south Asia. This ultimately opened the way for Dutch (Indonesia) and English (India) colonization. The volume consists of 3 books; the first focused on Goa, the Portugese hub in India and related...
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 0702.106 is a part of image group 0702.000 . This is one of the best historical atlases published in the early 20th century. It combines history and geography, facsimile historical maps and new historical maps, and incorporates time and statistics in imaginative map visualizations. The text and maps are based upon information supplied by prominent authorities on the various subjects. The quality of the contents is also...
Topics: Historical, Political
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by Martin, R.M.; Tallis, J. & F.; Allen, J.B.; Rapkin, John; Warren, H.
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 0466.025 is a part of image group 0466.000 . In outline color by region with drawings of Copenhagen, Sleswig and Elsinore. The shield of Denmark also sits inside the decorative border. Maps by J. Rapkin. The edition without the town plans. Date estimated. This copy has a few pages of the Index/Gazetteer, as issued, almost as a sample of the later edition with the complete gazetteer. Earlier editions have a second title...
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 11841.003 is a part of image group 11841.000 . Color pictorial tourist map on Southern California on sheet 44x60, folded to 23x10. Panel title. Cities include: Los Angeles. Anaheim. Orange County. San Diego. Riverside. Santa Barbara. Santa Monica. Long Beach. Pasadena. Shows highway system, buildings, landmarks, universities, museums, ski areas, places of interest and recreational activities of various areas, etc. Includes...
Topics: Pictorial map, Tourism
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 0343.013 is a part of image group 0343.000 . Long's map of the great plains and the rivers draining east from the Rocky Mountains was the best depiction done at that time and was used by other map makers (see Carey and Lea atlas). Maps bound separately. Atlas vol is dated 1822, text vols 1823, all as originally issued (see Howes). Both text volumes bound in leather with "Long's First Expedition" and volume number...
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by U.S. Department of Agriculture, Weather Bureau
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 9734.121 is a part of image group 9734.000 . Daily weather maps and forecasts.
Topic: Climate
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 13321.028 is a part of image group 13321.000 . Physical map of eastern provinces of Turkey. Relief shown by contours, shadings and spot heights. Shows major cities, towns, rivers and lakes. Atlas of Economic Geography of Turkey, by Zadig Khanzadian. Published by L. de Bertalot. Consists 28 pages of text and 30 sheets of maps and diagrams, most in color. Lacks Planche 14, Carte 28 (Constantinople, par Sanson) although it...
Topics: Ottoman Mapping, Physical
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 13338.084 is a part of image group 13338.000 . Hand colored cadastral map. Includes notes. First edition of atlas of the New York common lands as surveyed, with 186 pages of 93 double-page hand-colored lithograph maps and 8 incomplete pages of Notes prepared by Leonard A. Bradley, Counselor at law, concerning the land titles, with detailed information about many of the record series. Note is Lacking pages 9-26. Maps...
Topics: Real property, Deed/Survey
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by Heck, Johann Georg, -1857; R. Schmidt; Maedel III
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 12190.281 is a part of image group 12190.000 . This is a looseleaf atlas accompanied by a set of 4 volumes in English which includes both translations from German, and substitute original texts written specifically for the American audience. The text refers, for the purpose of illustrating things and concepts, individually to this large collection of plates and figures in Johann Georg Heck's Bilder - Atlas zum...
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 3775.003 is a part of image group 3775.000 . One map on 2 sheets, here with the two sheets joined digitally. First Mexican edition of Espinosa y Tello's chart of 1814, London. In two sheets, one covering the western coast of America, the other the eastern coast of Asia. The original London edition was in six sheets, and the two sheets of the Mexican edition have borders that suggest another four sheets, although it is not...
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 11306.002 is a part of image group 11306.000 . Three sheet pictorial birds-eye view style panorama fantasy map of Fairyland, a fictive place. With 16 pages text, 18.5x12.5 with illustrations. Designed by Bernard Sleigh at the end of the Great War, an artist who studied at the Birmingham School of Art in England. The ancient map of Fairyland is said to have been his most famous work. The map was designed during the...
Topic: Pictorial map
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 14304.066 is a part of image group 14304.000 . Map of the Pyréneés-Orientales department in France. "Départements" are the second-tier administrative subdivisions of France, below the regions. Shows political boundaries, cities, routes, topography, coastline and drainage. Relief shown with hachures. Map appears on an illustration of an unfurled scroll, surrounded by scenery from the corresponding area,...
Topics: Political, Pictorial map
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 5963.021 is a part of image group 5963.000 . Full color map by countries. With text indicating Global war strategy map, Airline distances, and Explanation of projection. Prime meridian is Greenwich. 1 atlas, 48 p., 35 maps and illustration, maps mostly colored. Includes Gazetteer-index, maps of: Military actions of World War II, March 11, 1938-June, 1943. , and list of incorporated cities in the United States. Illustrated...
Topic: World War II
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 12380.002 is a part of image group 12380.000 . Date estimated. Color. Date estimated. The Tierpark Hagenbeck is a zoo started iin Stellingen, a quarter in Hamburg, Germany. The collection began in 1863 with animals that belonged to Carl Hagenbeck Sr. (1810–1887), a fishmonger who became an amateur animal collector. The park itself was founded by Carl Hagenbeck Jr. in 1907. It is known for being the first zoo to use open...
Topics: Pictorial map, Zoological
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 0936.106 is a part of image group 0936.000 . Hand col. lithographed map. Shows townships and sections, rural buildings, etc. This was clearly inspired by the Andreas Atlases of Iowa and Minnesota - it has much the same format, and is equally well executed. Ristow describes the sad fate of this atlas - Walling and Tackabury published their Atlas of the State of Wisconsin in 1876 (P2633) which greatly reduced the market and...
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 7127.000 is a part of image group 7127.000 . Date estimated. Suitable for use in a large lecture hall; viewable to and beyond 40 feet. Language(s): English. Map is paper on muslin. Mounted on wood rods. Prime Meridian is Greenwich. Projection is Lambert's conformal conic. Length of rolled wall map is 171 cm. Part of a series entitled, Denoyer-Geppert Visual-Relief Series. Topics include: topography, hydrography,...
Topics: Physical, Political
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 2152.028 is a part of image group 2152.000 . Color lithographed map. See note field above. P1334; U.S. Atlases L411.
Topics: Statistical, Data Visualization
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by U.S. Geological Survey; Graham, Joseph; Newman, William; Stacy, John
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 10627.000 is a part of image group 10627.000 . An imaginative visualization showing the relative time lengths of different geologic periods. Order a copy of this map here: https://store.usgs.gov
Topics: Pictorial map, Geology, Data Visualization
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 14067.000 is a part of image group 14067.000 . Pictorial map of Europe, Asia and Northern Africa, in color. Shows medieval history with historical sites, such as the Great Wall of China, and events, such as "Arabs bring oriental culture to Spain". Descriptive text in margins, e.g.: Norse and Icelandic legends are preserved in "Sagas" and "Eddas". Text wraps the outermost edge, from "Fifth...
Topics: Pictorial map, Historical
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David Rumsey Map Collection
by Mercator, Gerhard, 1512-1594; Hondius, Jodocus, 1563-1612
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 10501.484 is a part of image group 10501.000 . This is the second Mercator Hondius edition, after the first in 1606; editions of the Mercator Hondius atlas continued to 1641. Mercator published his edition of Ptolemy in 1578 (see our Bertius edition 11296.000), the first part of his atlas in 1585, and his son Rumold issued the first complete atlas in 1595, the year after Mercator's death. "The earliest biography on...
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by Black, Adam; Black, Charles; Hall, Sydney
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 3937.003 is a part of image group 3937.000 . The second edition, the first appearing in 1840. Only the 1840 and 41 editions were engraved exclusively by Hall. Starting with the 1844 edition, Hall was joined by Hughes and other engravers. Outline color. Relief shown by hachures. Gilt edges on text and map pages. Every map faced with a sheet of bound-in tissue paper. P779.
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by San Shintaro
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 10267.052 is a part of image group 10267.000 . Date estimated. (Shrine Pilgrimages). Illustrated manuscript on paper entitled on upper wrapper “Gosenban ezu” [“Ceremonial Processions of Dignitaries Illustrated”] signed by “San Shintaro,” secretary to the shogun, on the upper wrapper, with 34 vividly hand-colored illustrations. 21 leaves including wrappers, stitched as issued (On double leaves, traditional East...
Topic: Religions
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 13033.011 is a part of image group 13033.000 . Colored lithograph view of lenses, refraction and reflection, eclipses, a diagram of the human eye, etc., by John Emslie. Reynolds created this work in response to the popular demand for information on science and engineering as a result of the Industrial Revolution. This collection consists of 33 loose pictorial plates, with a related text, dated 1849-1852. Drawn and engraved...
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 12414.000 is a part of image group 12414.000 . Also shows route of the Great Northern Railway.
Topics: Exploration, Railroad
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 13025.000 is a part of image group 13025.000 . Broadside Geographical Tree, first published in 1762. This is a later issue in 1844. This pictorial map depicts a geographical tree containing Jesuit institutions throughout the earth listed in a catalog sent to Rome in 1762. With explanation of the government of the Jesuits which is divided into 5 "Assistancea", which include 39 provinces, 24 Professional Houses,...
Topics: Data Visualization, Religions, Pictorial map
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by Dittmar, W. J.
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 13172.000 is a part of image group 13172.000 . Pictorial map in black and orange brown tone by W. J. Dittmar, An illustrator of Ragtime music sheets in the early 20th century. First published in 1932 in black and white for the Union Gospel Press. Depicts road through life which is portrayed as a theme park: people arriving at the entrance (lower left) in buses, cars or on foot (on in the case of the Speed Mad in the...
Topics: Pictorial map, Religions
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 11663.002 is a part of image group 11663.000 . Pictorial folded map London’s Kensington Gardens & Hyde Park, including its famous Serpentine Lake. Part of the Survey of London series. Drawn by John Pearson Sayer, for the Strand Magazine. Date estimated 1948. The map continues on back cover as far as Park Lane & Marble Arch. Printed on both sides of sheet. Includes vignette illustrations and detailed annotations...
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 0210.031 is a part of image group 0210.000 . Prime meridians Greenwich and Washington. First edition. This is the first "mass production" world atlas made by Cram. Has a page of ads in back for Cram maps and Atlases. There is a copyright date of 1883 on the title page and an 1883 date on the cover. This run seems to have gone to 1891 (last Phillips date) but then continued in different formats but a similar...
Topic: Railroad
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 11611.004 is a part of image group 11611.000 . Engraved hand colored in outline map of the Eastern and Western hemispheres. Surrounded by two northern and southern celestial hemispheres, 26 astronomical and geographical diagrams. Shows the coast of Australia, the western coast of New Zealand, California shown as an island with an indistinct Fretum Anian and Terra Esonis above it. Includes explanatory text and explorer's...
Topic: Earthquake
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by Monte (Monti), Urbano, 1544-1613
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Zoomable full resolution image available at davidrumsey.com . This image 10130.085 is a part of image group 10130.000 . Composite map of the first ring of four sheets around the north pole, the second ring of 8 sheets, the third ring of 12 sheets, the fourth ring of 18 sheets, and the fifth ring of 18 sheets. “An important and extraordinary manuscript world map drawn up on a north polar projection to form the largest manuscript map of the world at 9 by 9 feet. This map is one of 3 examples...
Topic: Art
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