|Realms of Gold: A Catalogue of Maps in the Library of the American Philosophical Society
Part II: Printed Maps -
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Realms of Gold overview Murphy D. Smith created this guide to the map holdings of the American Philosophical Society in 1991. The guide is divided into four main sections:
A chart of the zodiacal stars, used in finding the longitude at sea by the moon. And their hourly positions to the circumpolar
stars, both above and below the north and south poles. By S. Dunn. London.
Cartographer: S. Dunn.
|4 July 1772.||Size of paper: 38.1 x 90.1 cm. Colored.||(523.29: 1772 Large)|
Provenance: Presented by Samuel Dunn, 8 October 1772.
[Map of the moon accompanied by an explanation of the figures and letters]. N.p.: [ca.1832].
Cartographer: J. J. Littrow and Albert Richard.
|[ca.1832].||Size: 40 cm. diameter.||(022: [ca.1832]: L722mar Large)|
Enclosed in original wrapper marked: DERMOND.
Provenance: Presented by C. Nagy, 15 May 1833.
Sketch of the solar system for the use of schools. Printed at the Lith. Press of His Majesty the King of Oude. Lucknow: 1835.
||1835.||Size: 75.2 x 73.9 cm.||(523.2: Sk2s Large)|
Provenance: Presented by J. P. Engles.
General-Karte der sichtbaren Seite der Mondoberflaeche zugleich als übersichts-Blatt zur grössern Mondkarte von Wilh. Beer
und Joh. Heinr. Mädler. Berlin: Simon Schropp et Comp.: 1837.
Cartographer: Wilh. Beer and Joh. Heinr. Mädler.
Engraver: E. Leidenfrost.
|1837.||Size of paper: 59 x 48.3 cm.||(022: 1837: B397gks Small)|
Provenance: Presented by A. D. Bache, 6 December 1839.
Celestial charts made at the Litchfield Observatory of Hamilton College, Clinton, N.Y., by C. H. F. Peters. N.p.: [ca. 1884].
||[ca. 1884].||20 charts. Size of paper: 58 x 40 cm.Original wrappers.||(525.5: L7lc Large)|
Lick Observatory atlas of the moon. N.p.: [ca. 1895].
||[ca. 1895].||20 plates. Size of paper: 50.3 x 40.5 cm.||(022: [ca. 1895]: L627atm Small)|
There is also one photograph entitled: Mond-Atlas von L. Weinek.
Provenance: Provenance: Published by the gift of W.W. Law, from original negatives.
Egyptian chart of the heavens. Constellations of the northern hemisphere. By Lee H. McCoy. Pueblo, Colo.: Franklin Press Co.: 1911 [24 July 1911].
Cartographer: Lee H. McCoy.
|24 July 1911.||Size of paper: 43.2 x 41 cm.||(523.89: M13e Small)|
McCoy wrote that this chart of the ancient Egyptian constellations contained "but about one half" of the Egyptian constellations
he had worked out and that he would like to hear from the Society about it.
Provenance: Presented by Lee H. McCoy, 3 August 1911.
Copernican system. N.p.: n.d.
||n.d.||Size: 19.2 x 20.3 cm.||(521.5: C79s Small)|
[Lunar orbiter material. Missions 1-5]. U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration. N.d.