David Rumsey Map Collection: 564 New Maps Added

Posted by admin on Jul 6, 2010

564 new maps and images have been added to the David Rumsey Collection.

Included are Jacob Green’s Astronomical Recreations, an early U.S. celestial atlas published by Anthony Finley in 1824; Finley’s pocket map version of his American Atlas, 1827; the graphically stunning Atlas Elementaire by Soulier and Andriveau-Goujon, published in Paris in 1838; a German atlas version of J. Calvin Smith’s important Map of the United States from 1852; an extensive geography text with maps – Colton’s Illustrated Cabinet Atlas of 1859, also online as a flip book at the Internet Archive; and the Ice Atlas of the Northern Hemisphere showing the extent of sea ice in 1946.  All titles may be found by clicking on the View links or images below.

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