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Examples Found (Area 1)

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Area 1 examples found

1B2.1 (Words considered part of the title proper)

(title proper with grammatically inseparable statement of responsibility)

Abraham Ortelius his epitome of the theater of the worlde

Bib: http://catalog.nypl.org/record=b15404146~S1


Status: used 2/18/13
MT: Compare the capitalization of this example with the other Ortelius example in 1B4.1. Does one need to be changed? 12/13/13 

TF: I would capitalize "Theater" in this example, as it is in 1B4.1. 12/15/13

MT: Done. 1/20/14

H. Jalliots map of the seat of war in Italy

Bib. record: http://orbis.library.yale.edu/cgi-bin/Pwebrecon.cgi?BBID=8444209

Image: http://beinecke.library.yale.edu/dl_crosscollex/brbldl_getrec.asp?fld=img&id=1211222

Status: Used
MT: Because we use this example also to illustrate another rule, I replaced it with a different example below.


Andrees allgemeiner Handatlas
Bib: http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/610407957

Image: http://www.davidrumsey.com/luna/servlet/s/hgk697

Status: Used 3/6/13


(title proper with grammatically inseparable statement of responsibility and number of volumes)

Claudii Ptolemaei Alexandrini Geographicae enarrationis libri octo

Bib record: http://josiah.brown.edu/record=b4634682~S7

Image: http://books.google.com/books?id=Ow5QAAAAcAAJ&pg=PA34&source=gbs_selected_pages&cad=3#v=onepage&q&f=false

Status: Used: 6/2/12

MT: Changed capitalization of "Geographicae" to lower case. 3/27/13


(title proper with grammatically inseparable publisher/edition information)

The general atlas for Carey's edition of Guthrie's Geography improved

Bib record: http://hdl.handle.net/10079/bibid/3458070

Image: http://www.davidrumsey.com/luna/servlet/s/dxh777

Status: Used 2/17/13


(title proper with grammatically inseparable dedication)

To the right honourable, the Earl of Shelbourne, His Majesty’s principal Secretary of State for the Southern Department, this plan of the colony of Connecticut in North-America is humbly dedicated

Bib. record: http://orbis.library.yale.edu/cgi-bin/Pwebrecon.cgi?BBID=6304852

Image: http://beinecke.library.yale.edu/dl_crosscollex/brbldl_getrec.asp?fld=img&id=1154629

Status: Used


(title proper with grammatically inseparable scale statement)

Carte du Cameroun au 1:500 000

Bib. record: http://catalog.nypl.org/record=b12050948~S1

Status: Used


TF: How many more examples do we need for this rule? I think the four we have amply illustrates the rule. 1/20/12

MT: I think it isn't so much the number of examples as the different types of examples that is important, but I think you're right, Todd, what we have is probably sufficient. I'll delete the two marked "C example needed". 2/17/13. Follow up: I found a new example similar to DCRM(B)'s "Bell's edition of Shakspere" and added it above. 2/17/13 

1B2.2 Transposed elements

Atlas of award : twenty-five sectional maps and index map showing the line fixed by the Tribunal / Alaskan Boundary Tribunal

Note: "Alaskan Boundary Tribunal" precedes title on t.p.

Image: http://www.davidrumsey.com/luna/servlet/s/9v4r08

Status: Used 9/8/12

MT: Same example as used for 1E3.1. It would be nice to have a different one but this will work if we can't find another one. 9/8/12


Hannibal's march through the Alps / Spenser Wilkinson

Optional note: Wilkinson's name precedes title on map

Image: http://blogs.loc.gov/maps/files/2015/11/hannibal.jpg


MT: Not an atlas, so it wouldn't be a good substitute, but adding this example here in case we ever need it since they can be so hard to find. 11/29/15


Middle Earth : being a map purporting to trace the divers routes taken by the companions of the ring during their heroic and historical journeys through Middle Earth

Optional note: On map, "Middle Earth" appears at bottom of sheet; the other title information appears at top

Status: Used 3/29/14

MT: no online image but transcription verified based on an illustration in a book

1B3. Note on the source of the title proper


A new plan of the road from London to Dover and from Calais to Paris.  

Note: Title from printed label on case
Bib: http://hdl.handle.net/10079/bibid/584296 

[No image]
Status: Used 6/12/11


Aphricae tabula quarta continet Libyam & duas Aethiopias.

Note: Title from caption on verso
Bib: http://neworbexpress.library.yale.edu/vwebv/holdingsInfo?bibId=6957992




Status: Used 5/30/11


(location that serves as title proper on recto of sheet)

Britania insula quae duo regna continet Angliam et Scotiam cum Hibernica adiacente

Note: Title from upper left corner

Bib: http://hollis.harvard.edu/?itemid=|library/m/aleph|008843353


Status: Used 2/17/13
MT: Bib record link to Harvard's catalog wasn't working so I added a permanent link from the new version of Hollis. Also, I changed the label from "Note" to "Optional note" and corrected "Britania" to "Britannia". The image is so small that I can't really tell if the upper case "V" letters converted to "u" have been transcribed correctly following the pattern of the printer. Can anyone else make it out or find a better image? 2/17/13

1B3.2. (note on title proper for globes and other realia)

Townsend's patent folding globe.

Note: Title from cover.

Image: http://www.davidrumsey.com/luna/servlet/detail/RUMSEY~8~1~1006~80028?qvq=q:Pub_Type=%22Globe%22+OR+%22Globe+gores%22+;sort:Pub_Date,Pub_List_No_InitialSort;lc:RUMSEY~8~1&mi=37&trs=59

Status: Used 8/22/11

MT: One question: In books cataloging we usually say "Cover title"; in serials cataloging we usually say "Title from cover". Is there an accepted convention for cartographic materials cataloging?

NK: I don't think there's an accepted convention, but the rules and examples and applications in both CM and the Map Cataloging Manual seem to use only "Cover title" in both the context of source of title and variations in title. See CM 7B3 and 7B4, and MCM Chap. 3 Notes, Source of Title Proper and Variations in Title. Having said that, I think I have used "Title from cover" on occasion, when it's the source of the title proper and it's the only title on the chief source of information. Not sure why -- maybe a subtle semantic differentiation?  (9/11/11)

MT: I changed this to "Cover title" since both CM and the Map Cataloging Manual seem to use this wording. 9/1/12
MT: It occurred to me that in a record for a globe, a note such as "Cover title" might not make much sense! So, I changed the note to "Title from cover of folder designed to hold the globe in its folded state". I'm open to other wording but it did seem to call for some explanation. 4/1/13


Atlas geographique.

Note: Title from container.

Image: http://www.davidrumsey.com/luna/servlet/detail/RUMSEY~8~1~1236~110061?qvq=q:puzzle;sort:Pub_List_No_InitialSort,Pub_Date,Pub_List_No,Series_No;lc:RUMSEY~8~1&mi=13&trs=20#

Comment: Would others consider the box a container? I tried to find realia.


TF: I would say the box is a container.

MT: We already have one example of a title taken something from other than the item itself (the folding globe example, above). What we are missing is an example illustrating the 2nd sentence (i.e. an example of a situation where the title of a globe or realia IS taken from the item itself and we're providing an optional note specifying where exactly). 6/2/12

TF: I've searched around a long time for an example to match the "Title from stand," but have found nothing (nor any title taken from the item itself). I think an example of a map on a powder horn would be good, except none that I've found has a title per se. And the one I found (take a look at the image below) has sort of a map (more a bird's-eye view) with a title; can we use this example? I'm not sure how you'd formulate the note, though ("Title from below rising sun"?). 2/26/13

Image (powder horn)

MT: I appreciate the work you've done to try to find something we can use, Todd. But, I agree, "Title from below rising sun" might be a little strange. I've put a couple of possible ideas below. Do either (or both) of these appeal to anyone? 4/1/13

TF: If I had to choose one, I'd choose the first example (Rand McNally globe).
MT: Thanks, I used that one. 4/21/13


Rand McNally indexed terrestrial art globe

Optional note: Title from decorative clamshell cartouche in southern hemisphere of Pacific Ocean with mermaid blowing conch shell and Neptune holding triton

Image: https://www.antiquemapsandglobes.com/globes_one_globe.php?Globe=10153

Status: Used 4/21/13


Save now for your trip to the moon
Optional note: Title from base
(Comment: A child's lunar globe bank)

Image: https://www.antiquemapsandglobes.com/globes_one_globe.php?Globe=7783



Atlas, designed to illustrate the Malte-Brun school geography

Note: Wrapper title

Image: http://www.davidrumsey.com/luna/servlet/s/k5yu58

Status: Used 5/15/11

1B3.4. (Note on the source of the title proper for map series/sets)


Carte générale de la France par départements. 

Note: Title from index map.


Image (whole index sheet)

Image (title)

Status: Used 5/19/13

TF: This is a preliminary record; FYI.

MT: Is "index sheet" the same thing as an "index map" (CM glossary term) and if so should we use the latter? That is also the term LC uses: http://lccn.loc.gov/73695368

Also, are we sure this is a map series/set? P3.2.1 describes "Contiguous-area map series" as usually relatively large cartographic works, sometimes involving as many as 60,000 sheets" and this example has only 24 maps, so I wanted to make sure. If we use it, the title proper should be: Carte générale de la France par départements.  5/16/13

TF: Yes, index sheet is an index map; I changed the phrasing in the note (and the record). I was thinking this is more a set than a series. The rule applies to series/sets. 5/17/13

MT: Thanks!

1B4.1 (Title proper inclusive of other titles or other title information appearing before the chief title)

L'univers, Atlas classique et universal de geographie ancienne et moderne

     (Comment: Atlas classique et universal de geographie ancienne et moderne is the chief title)

Bib. record: http://neworbexpress.library.yale.edu/vwebv/holdingsInfo?bibId=3428076

Image: http://www.davidrumsey.com/luna/servlet/s/xa2w77


MT: Not sure if this is an appropriate example for this rule; others?

NK: I think it's an appropriate example, and would probably be hard put to find another example as good. (9/11/11)

MT: I'm just not sure why "Atlas ..." would be the chief title. The bib record has "Atlas ..." coded as $b, so the situation doesn't seem to qualify as "a title proper inclusive of other titles or other title information appearing before the chief title". The title proper appears to simply be "L'univers" so if we were converting the bib record to current punctuation/capitalization, wouldn't it just be: "L'univers : $b atlas classique et universel de géographie ancienne et moderne" ? 6/2/12

TF: I'm not sure this would be an appropriate example of the rule, either, but it's been very difficult to find a proper one. Let me keep looking.


Epitome of Ortelius, his Theater of the vvorld



Status: Used 2/20/13

TF: I'm not sure this is a good example. Others? 1/20/13

MT: I guess I don't see how this example illustrates the rule. 2/18/13

TF: I thought perhaps "Theater of the world" could be considered the main title (even though the Epitome part is larger font) as it's an abridgement of Theatrum orbis terrarum. This is a very difficult rule to find an example for. 2/19/13

MT: I guess I can see it that way. It is a difficult rule to find examples for, you're right. I keep thinking it would be nice to find something where the introductory title is in a different language, like the "Seculum Davidicum redivivum" example in DCRM(B), but that might be asking for too much. I'll use this for now. If anyone has opinions as to whether this does or doesn't work, please speak up. I corrected the example by making it begin "An epitome ...", changing "Theater" to "Theatre", and adding a comment. 2/20/13

MT: Compare the capitalization of this example with the other Ortelius example in 1B2.1. Does one need to be changed? 12/13/13 

TF: See my comment for 1B2.1. I would keep the capitalization as is in 1B4.1. 12/15/13

MT: Done. 1/20/14


Prize medal Paris Exposn. 1867. J. Schedler's terrestrial globe

(Comment: “J. Schedler's terrestrial globe” is clearly more prominent than “Prize medal …”)

Bib/Image: http://libweb5.princeton.edu/visual_materials/maps/globes-objects/globe8.html
Status: Used 8/18/12

MT: Although this follows the same pattern as in the DCRM(B) "Cadmus" example, I have to say I've never liked the DCRM(B) example to begin with. It was a carryover from DCRB. In my own cataloging I would start the title transcription with "J. Schedler's ..." and trace the "Prize medal ..." in a 246 field.

RB: I would actually suggest deleting the example. "Prize medal ..." really does not seem like title information to me. I would transcribe that in a note (At head of title:...). 6/5/13

MT: Deleted (per decision at ALA Annual 2013). At the public hearing, DJL agreed that she would not include this information as part of the title proper. 7/1/13


Woodbridge's larger atlas, Atlas on a new plan exhibiting the prevailing religions, forms of government, degrees of civilization ...

     (Comment: Atlas on a new plan exhibiting ... is the chief title)

Bib. record: [none found]


Status: Used 8/18/12 but changed punctuation to: Woodbridge's larger atlas. Atlas on a new plan : exhibiting the prevailing religions, forms of government, degrees of civilization ...

RB: Why is there a period after "Woodbridge's larger atlas"? Does ISBD allow for that punctuation? 6/5/13

MT: Kept for now, as this follow's the model in DCRM(B). The punctuation is not an ISBD requirement; I don't think ISBD addresses this sort of situation. I take it to be cataloger's judgment. But rule 1.B2.1 is being looked at agin, so maybe this will example will change. 7/1/13

MT: Deleted example, because rule itself changed to exclude grammatically separable info preceding the chief title. 3/29/14


Mitchell's new school atlas. Mitchell's Modern atlas : a series of forty-four copperplate maps ...

(Comment: "Mitchell's Modern atlas" is the chief title)

Bib: https://catalog.nypl.org/record=b13927956~S1

Image: http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=uva.x002307281;seq=11;view=1up

MT: Very similar to the Woodbridge example above. Not sure we need it but I thought I'd add it here just in case, since we had some trouble finding examples. If we decide we don't like one of the first two, this one could substitute. 2/25/13 

MT: No longer relevant; see explanation in preceding example. 3/29/14

1B4.2 (Title proper inclusive of alternative titles)

Russia Alba, or, Moscovia

Bib. record: http://orbis.library.yale.edu/cgi-bin/Pwebrecon.cgi?BBID=8474977

Image: http://beinecke.library.yale.edu/dl_crosscollex/brbldl_getrec.asp?fld=img&id=1211244

Status: Used


Atlas novus indicibus instructus, oder, Neuer mit Wort-Registern versehener Atlas

Bib: http://hdl.handle.net/10079/bibid/589762

Image: http://kramerius4.mzk.cz/search/i.jsp?pid=uuid:844c421a-82e0-11e0-bc9f-0050569d679d&q=atlas

Status: Used 12/1/12

1B4.3  (Title proper consists solely, or primarily, of name of depicted place)

Isle de la Guadeloupe
Bib/Image: http://hdl.handle.net/10079/bibid/9379710

Status: Used 5/30/11


Noort Rivier in Niew Neerlandt

Bib/image: http://lccn.loc.gov/2003623406

Status: Used 12/1/12

1B4.4. (Title proper inclusive of a caption)

Description, situation & vue de la ville de Mexique ...

Bib. record: http://neworbexpress.library.yale.edu/vwebv/holdingsInfo?bibId=8426257



TF: We might be able to find a better example than this one. I'll keep looking.

MT: This is an example of a caption title (rather than a title proper that includes a caption), isn't it? 9/1/12

TF: Yes it is, actually. I'm not sure I understand what a title proper that includes a caption is. I can't get a sense from the example in DCRM(B).


Compliments of Utica Daily Press. Map of Cuba

Image: http://www.davidrumsey.com/luna/servlet/s/d7po72

Status: Used 2/18/13; Deleted 3/30/14

MT: I'm not sure this is a good example or a preferred transcription. As I've done it above, I treated "Compliments of Utica Daily Press" as a caption. Rumsey has "Compliments of Utica Daily Press Map of Cuba" (no punctuation), which made no sense to me. Someone might also conceivably do this as "Utica Daily Press map of Cuba" with a note "The words 'Compliments of' precede the title". 9/1/12

TF: I would say this is a good example (at least until someone finds a better one).

MT: Okay, I used it. I didn't see the point of showing both the "source" and "transcription" so I just gave the transcription. Honestly, I'm not really sure of the difference between this example (inclusive of caption) and the "Prize medal Paris Exposn. 1867. J. Schedler's terrestrial globe" example in 1B4.1 (inclusive of other title information appearing before chief title). 2/18/13

MT: Deleted example because deleted rule. Grammatically separable information is no longer to be part of the title proper. 3/30/14

1B4.4 (title proper inclusive of dedication)

To His Royal Highness, George Augustus Frederick, Prince of Wales &c. &c. &c. this chart of the West Indies is humbly inscribed

Bib: http://hdl.handle.net/10079/bibid/8169608

Image: http://beinecke.library.yale.edu/dl_crosscollex/SearchExecXC.asp

Status: Used 5/30/11


To the citizens of Philadelphia this new plan of the city and its environs is respectfully dedicated by the editor

Image: http://www.davidrumsey.com/luna/servlet/s/vx374y

Status: Used 9/23/12


Britanniarum Regi Augustissimo Georgio Tertio Astronomorum Patrono Munificentissimo, Celeberrimo, Globum hunc Caelestem, novam et emendatiorem caeli imaginem, sydera apud Africae Promontorium Australe nuperrimè observata, atoßB stellas Catalogi Flamstediani universas, verè exprimentem grati animi et pietatis monumentum, D.D.Q. omni cultu et officio devinctissimus G. Adams
Bib: http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/497536050


MT: LSC will review this OCLC example (497536050) for a globe held at the British Library and provide a corrected version for the draft. If possible, will also provide link to image so we can confirm transcription is correct. 8/13/12 (per ALA Annual 2012)


To His Most Sacred Majesty George the Third, this new celestial globe containing all [the] southern constellations lately observed at the Cape of Good Hope and all the stars in Flamsted's British catalogue is most humbly inscribed by His Majesty's most dutifull and oblidged subject and servant, G. Adams ...

No bib record



TF: This globe has no record in Orbis; I can catalog it if necessary. Unfortunately, you cannot see the title from the image; I'll check to make sure this is what is actually on the globe. 1/20/12 Checked; 4/3/13

MT: That would be great, Todd! Especially make sure the "ye" shouldn't be "[the]" according to Appendix G.3. 2/17/13

MT: Looks like Todd corrected the transcription to make "ye" read "[the]". Now my question for everyone is: Does the phrase "by His Majesty's ... G. Adams" belong in the title proper or the statement of responsibility? In the first example in this rule (West Indies), the "by" statement was not included in the title proper; similarly, in 1B2.1 (Shelbourne example) it was omitted. 9/21/13

1B5. Title proper with grammatically inseparable designation

Erste[-zweyundvierzigste] Schulkarte ... zum Gebrauche der studirenden Lugend in den K.K. Staaten

Bib: http://hdl.handle.net/10079/bibid/3408077

Image (first map)

Image (second map)

Image (final map)

Status: Used 2/18/13

MT: I've been having a lot of trouble trying to find examples for this rule. DCRM(B) has 3 and, so far, we have zero. The atlas above seems to fit the bill, but the transcription is minimal (and "lugend" looks suspiciously like it should be "Jugend"). Todd, would it be possible for you to call for this from Beinecke and take a picture of it? (or at the very least confirm the transcription? I corrected the capitalization the best I could but not sure if the letters themselves are correct and what the omitted part says. 2/17/13

TF: I'll do this as soon as possible and post the image. 2/17/12

MT: Todd, thanks! These images don't fully resolve the transcription question though. The transcription is based on the first and last items. The first item is what gives us the bulk of the transcription. You've provided that and I think it says "Erste Schulkarte zu den vier Abschnitten des ersten Hauptstückes der Erdbeschreibung zum Gebrauche der studirenden Iugend in den K.K. Staaten". The last item is what gives us the transcription for the final designation inserted in square brackets. Could you confirm that it is spelled "zweyundvierzigste" (meaning 42nd) on the piece? I don't have an image of that last item to double check against. For now, I am entering this as our example (omitting words in the middle that change depending on the map - they seem to refer to particular sections of what must be accompanying text): "Erste[-zweyundvierzigste] Schulkarte zu ... der Erdbeschreibung zum Gebrauche der studirenden Iugend in den K.K. Staaten" 2/18/13

TF: An image of the last map with the final designation has now been linked above. 2/20/13
MT: Hooray! And the transcription is correct. I think just having one example for this rule should be enough, given how hard it has been to find one, so I'm deleting the other two placeholder examples and we can consider this one done. The one quibble someone might make is the use of the mark of omission before the fifth word, but in this case I think it makes sense because the omitted text is really "part-specific" and not appropriate for the title of the whole resource. You could always give an added entry for the exact title of each map if you really wanted to do that. 2/20/13

1B6 (No title proper)

Remarques sur la navigation de terre-neuve à New-York afin d'eviter les courrants et les bas-fonds au sud de Nantuckett et du Banc de George.

Note: Title from opening lines of text [Is this wording appropriate?]

Bib. record: http://orbexpress.library.yale.edu/vwebv/holdingsInfo?bibId=7981023


Status: Used 9/8/12 
MT: Corrected transcription to capitalize "terre-neuve" (the English name for Newfoundland) and add acute accent in "eviter". Also added "(Comment: Title is not bracketed because the chief source of information for a sheet map is the item itself)"  9/8/12


[Topographical survey sheets of the borough of the Bronx easterly of the Bronx River]

Note: Title from accompanying index map

(Comment: Accompanying index map is called “Index to the topographical survey sheets of the borough of the Bronx easterly of the Bronx River”)

Bib/image: http://catalog.nypl.org/record=b16342307~S1

Status: Used 12/1/15


[Map of the Valtellina valley in northern Italy]

Note: Title devised by cataloger

(Comment: Text in cartouche “Initium sapientiae vbi ibi initium finis” not suitable as title)

Bib. record: http://neworbexpress.library.yale.edu/vwebv/holdingsInfo?bibId=9564321

Image: http://beinecke.library.yale.edu/dl_crosscollex/brbldl_getrec.asp?fld=img&id=1346860

Status: Used 6/2/12

MT: Capitalized "Valley". 9/9/14

[Map of Spanish North America and Louisiana]

Note: Title from Wheat

(Comment: A separate note is used to provide a full citation for the reference to the published description in C.I. Wheat's Mapping the transmississippi West, 1540-1861)

Bib: http://oskicat.berkeley.edu/record=b10540126~S1

Status: Used 2/24/13


[Map of the South Pole]

Note: Title devised by cataloger

Image: http://www.raremaps.com/gallery/detail/17740/Untitled_Map_of_South_Pole/De%20Wit.html

Status: Used


1B7. (Title proper with supplementary or section designation or title)


The English pilot. The fourth book

Image: http://www.maphist.com/artman/publish/ThorntonSeller.html

Status: Used 6/12/11
MT: If we can find an example that involves transposition, as the DCRM(B) example does, all the better. This one does not.


Joannis Blaeu Theatrum orbis terrarum, sive, Atlas novus. Pars quinta

Bib: http://orbexpress.library.yale.edu/vwebv/holdingsInfo?bibId=773270

Image: http://dioscorides.ucm.es/proyecto_digitalizacion/index.php?doc=b20527007&y=2010&p=7

Status: Used 4/22/13


The circuiteer, a series of distance maps for all the principal towns in the United Kingdom, with explanations in English, French & German. No. 1, London
Bib: http://hdl.handle.net/10079/bibid/3325139

Image of cover

Image accompanying text

Image of map title

Image of complete map

Status: Used 3/27/13
MT: An example at Yale with both $n and $p. No image, unfortunately, to check the transcription so I'm hesitant to use it. And, still no transposition involved. 9/1/12

TF: If we want to pursue it, I can ask the folks in the Map Dept. to image this map.

MT: Other possibilities, Todd: You could ask to see the map and either 1) make a note recording the information exactly as it appears or 2) take a picture (assuming you have a digital camera of some sort) and upload it on the wiki or a site such as flickr. This applies for other examples in the YUL Map Dept. or in BRBL (for which we don't have an image) as well. Just a thought. 9/10/12

TF: Above are images of the cover, the accompanying text, and the map itself. I haven't changed anything in the bib record.
MT: This is an interesting example (and the map image shows that it does involve transposition after all). How would others do the transcription? I think I see 5 options:

Option #1: This is how Cambridge U does it (which preserves the order on the piece but does not put the section number/title in the title proper, contradicting the rule at hand):

245 The circuiteer : $b a series of distance maps for all the principal towns in the United Kingdom / $c invented by J. Friederichs to serve as a guide for ascertaining cab fares, porterage, &c &c. ; with explanations in English, French & German ; no. 1, London.

Option #2: This is how Yale does it (which somewhat stretches the notion of title proper but is not wrong):

245 The circuiteer, a series of distance maps for all the principal towns in the United Kingdom, with explanations in English, French & German. $n No. 1, $p London / $c invented by J. Friederichs to serve as a guide for ascertaining cab fares, porterage, &c &c.

500 On map, the words "with explanations in English, French & German, No. 1, London" appear after the statement of responsibility.

Option #3: This treats the phrases that seem like "other title info" as such, but grammatically sounds odd because the phrase "a series of ..." pertains to "circuiteer" not "London"):

245 The circuiteer. $n No. 1, $p London : $b a series of distance maps for all the principal towns in the United Kingdom / $c invented by J. Friederichs to serve as a guide for ascertaining cab fares, porterage, &c &c. ; with explanations in English, French & German.

500 On map, "No. 1, London" directly follows the phrase "with explanations in English, French & German".

Option #4: This is a combination of #2 and #3 above:

245 The circuiteer, a series of distance maps for all the principal towns in the United Kingdom. $n No. 1, $p London / $c invented by J. Friederichs to serve as a guide for ascertaining cab fares, porterage, &c &c. ; with explanations in English, French & German.

500 On map, "No. 1, London" directly follows the phrase "with explanations in English, French & German".

Option #5: This treats "London" (by itself) as the title proper and the remaining words as the series statement:

245 London.

490 The circuiteer : a series of distance maps for all the principal towns in the United Kingdom / invented by J. Friedrichs to serve as a guide for ascertaining cab fares, porterage, &. &. ; with explanations in English, French & German ; $v no. 1

500 On map, the series statement precedes the title.

The answer will determine what our example looks like and where it goes in the rules (area 1 vs. area 6). 10/28/12. No one has an opinion on this one? 2/20/13

TF: I would argue for option #4. It's an example of transposing grammatically separable parts. (And we're not going to find another example that fits this part of the rule.) 2/23/13

MT: Well, no one else has weighed in with an opinion, so I've followed Todd's recommendation. 3/27/13

1B8.1 (Abridgments of lengthy title proper)


District of Pennsylvania, to wit, be it remembered ... Reading Howell ... hath deposited in this office the title of a map ... A map of Pennsylvania & parts connected therewith ...


Image of map

Image of title


TF: The bib record has the full title; I've put in marks of omission in order to fit the rule. Please check my omissions and let me know if this works. 2/23/13

MT: The only thing that gives me pause is that "A map of Pennsylvania & parts connected therewith ..." could be considered the chief title and 1B8.3 says "Extend the transcription of the title proper at least through the end of the chief title of the resource." But, I found another example, below, that I think should work. 3/27/13


We the underwritten commissioners appointed for laying out and settling the boundary betwixt the governments of Virginia and North Carolina ... having in the months of March & April last past caused a due west line to be run from the north shore of Currituck Inlet to Blackwater River ... do hereby mutually agree that the same shall be & remain so far the dividing line betwixt the two colonys ...

Bib/image: http://congressional.proquest.com/congressional/docview/t45.d46.12401_h.doc.34_map_3?accountid=453

Status: Used 3/27/13

MT: I know this image is behind a paywall, but I looked at it and corrected the transcription as needed. 3/27/13

1B8.2 (Alternative title)

Astronomical recreations, or, Sketches of the relative position and mythological history of the constellations

Bib. record: http://catalog.nypl.org/record=b13756255~S1

Image: http://www.davidrumsey.com/luna/servlet/detail/RUMSEY~8~1~202559~3001195:-Title-Page--Astronomical-Recreatio?sort=Pub_List_No_InitialSort%2CPub_Date%2CPub_List_No%2CSeries_No&qvq=q:2890.000;sort:Pub_List_No_InitialSort%2CPub_Date%2CPub_List_No%2CSeries_No;lc:RUMSEY~8~1&mi=3&trs=102


MT: I think we need an alternative title that demonstrates abridgement. This one does not...

TF: How about this one below?
MT: I like the 2nd one of these two (Atlas terrestris) so that is what I used.


Les deux poles, Arctique ou septentrionale, et Antarctique ou Meridionale, ou, Description des terres Arctiques et Antarctiques ...

Bib. record: http://neworbexpress.library.yale.edu/vwebv/holdingsInfo?bibId=8315993

Image: http://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/btv1b7710447n.f1.langFR

Imprint image



Atlas terrestris, or, A book of mapps of all the empires, monarchies, kingdoms, regions, dominions ...

Bib. record: http://neworbexpress.library.yale.edu/vwebv/holdingsInfo?bibId=1253207

Image: Seller (1700).

Status: Used 8/16/12
MT: I included "in the whole world" after the ellipsis, just like the bib record does. 8/16/12

1B8.3. Chief title


Clavdii Ptholemaei Alexandrini liber geographiae cvm tabvlius et vniversali figvra ...

(Comment: The chief title is "Geographiae")




MT: I think the chief title is "Liber geographiae" in this case and the title proper would end after "geographiae". I'm a little suspicious of the transcription because the bib record is not dcrb or dcrmb and it's a recon record. The title in the image is all caps, so I'm wondering if there is other text in the item that would need to be consulted to identify the pattern of the printer for i/j/u/v purposes. Also, the DCRM(B) example actually has more than 5 words preceding the chief title, so it's more likely that someone might be tempted to omit some of them. Only 3 words precede the title proper in this example, so it seems more like the examples in 1B2.1. 3/27/13

MT: I think we don't need the example now that we have others. 2/23/14


Britanniarum Regi augustissimo Georgio Tertio scientiarum cultori pariter et praesidio globum hunc terrestrem ... D.D.Q. omni cultu et officio devinctissimus G. Adams
(Comment: The chief title is "Globum hunc terrestrem")

Bib: http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/498344072

Image: http://www.flickr.com/photos/manontheroux/9037531979/

Status: Used 2/23/14

MT: I took this picture while I was on vacation in Amsterdam figuring it might make a good example, but my Latin just isn't good enough to be sure what exactly rule it is illustrating! Larry, can you help? I'm not at all confident that the way I've presented it here is correct. I think I know that these words (or most of them?) are in the accusative but I can't actually figure out what the subject and the verb are when I look at the entire dedicatory title (and thus what I can omit and not omit in the example). 7/7/13

LSC: When I parsed this and turned it into English, it turns out to be something like:  

D. Adams, utterly overcome by reverence and duty dedicates this monument of a grateful mind and piety this terrestrial globe showing all the regions of the earth heretofore explored according to the observations of sailing travelers and the most recent descriptions of astronomers to the most honorable king of Great Britain George the Third, equally the supporter of the cultivators of the sciences

which is rather like the example given below.  The subject is G. Adams, the verb is in the abbreviation "D.D.Q.," which works out to "dedicat quod,"  which he dedicates.  Manon is correct that most of this is accusative, "G. Adams dedicates this terrestrial globe ..." with the dedication in the dative (Britanniarum Regi augustissimo Georgio Tertio scientiarum cultori pariter et praesidio). I hope this helps.  I had a difficult time finding out DDQ and finally found it in a database of Latin inscriptions. 7/10/13
MT: Okay, so sounds like I shouldn't omit "D.D.Q." or "G. Adams" because they are grammatically inseparable (being the verb and subject) but the words between the chief title and the verb could be omitted (not that I would so that if I were cataloging, but it would be acceptable). I've made these changes and added the example. Let me know if I've misinterpreted your answer, Larry. 2/23/14


Facsimile of a manuscript map entitled Sketch of the bay & islands of Panama ...

(Comment: The chief title begins “Sketch of the bay & islands of Panama ...” but its ending is ambiguous)

MT: This is a made-up example. Info an the actual manuscript map is below. 

Bib/image: http://lccn.loc.gov/83694955

Status: Used 9/21/13

1C1. GMD - General rule

Accuratissima totius regni Hispaniae tabula [cartographic material]

Bib: http://hdl.handle.net/10079/bibid/9730453

Image: http://digital.ub.uni-duesseldorf.de/ihd/content/zoom/3222931

Status: Used 2/18/13


Atlas of the United States, printed for the use of the blind [tactile]
Bib: http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/29082401


Status: Used 2/18/13 

TF: I believe this is tactile and not braille, although I'm finding it a bit difficult to remember the difference.
MT: The GMD goes in 245 $h not in 300 $a so this example is not correct. 2/18/13

TF: Whoops. How's this? Do we include the MARC punctuation in the examples? 2/18/13

MT: No MARC coding here, I was just using "cataloger" shorthand so you would understand what I meant. And you *almost* got it right! This is how it's done (the term in parentheses is a qualifier of sorts for the main GMD term):
Atlas of the United States [cartographic material (tactile)] : printed for the use of the blind ...

I think you're right that this is "tactile" not braille. Braille seems to be a specific type of tactile printing that uses raised dots. This particular book uses something called "Boston line letter":

Interesting example!


Standford's new large-print map of the United States of North America [large print]


Status: Used 2/18/13

MT: The GMD goes in 245 $h not in 300 $a so this example is not correct. 2/18/13

TF: Ditto as above. 2/18/13

MT: Tweaked the GMD as above (and corrected the spelling of the first word):  Stanford's new large-print map of the United States of North America [cartographic material (large print)]


Maps of Tasmania [cartographic material (braille)]

Status: Used 2/18/13

1C2. Placement

Astronomical recreations, or, Sketches of the relative position and mythological history of the constellations [cartographic material] : illustrated by a series of coloured plates 

Status: Used 2/18/13

MT: I just used the example in 1E3 and added the optional GMD. 2/18/13


The English pilot. The fourth book [cartographic material]

Status: Used 2/18/13

MT: I just used the example in 1B7 and added the optional GMD. 2/18/13


Carte particuliere des isles Moluques = Byzondere kaart der Molukze eylanden [cartographic material]

Bib: http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/71536706

Image: http://www.atlasofmutualheritage.nl/detail.aspx?page=dafb⟨=nl&id=6446

Status: Used 3/10/13


Peruuiae auriferae regionis typus [cartographic material] / Didaco Mendezio auctore. La Florida / auctore Hieron. Chiaues. Guastecan reg.

Bib/image: http://catalog.nypl.org/record=b19652299~S1

Status: Used 2/18/13 

1C3. Reproductions

Map of Texas with parts of the adjoining states [microform]

Bib record

Status: Used 2/18/13 

TF: I'm not sure if this is proper example (it's a microform of a map).

MT: Why are you not sure? It seems like a straightforward example to me. 2/18/13

1C4. Two or more categories

Changing Africa [kit]

Used: 2/22/13

MT: I took this straight out of CM. I was not having much luck finding a cartographic kit on my own. A more interesting example would be welcome but I think it's not wasting too much time over. 2/122/13

1D2.1 (Parallel titles)

Carte de la partie françoise de St. Domingue = A map of the French part of St. Domingo

Image: http://www.davidrumsey.com/luna/servlet/s/okl0y0

Status: Used

1D2.2 (original title in same language as title proper)

The new East India pilot : being an elegant and useful collection of charts, both general and particular, for the navigation from the British Isles to the Brazil, the East Indies and China : the small East India pilot, principally designed for young officers

(Comment: Originally published as “The small East India pilot” by Laurie and Whittle; when the plates were taken over by Robert Sayer, he changed the title to "The new East India pilot")

Source: CM 1D3 (but the text of the comment has been tweaked; is it okay?)
Status: Used 7/20/11

NK: Did you purposely tweak it so that there's just a "Comment" and not a "Note"? Is that because there's nothing in the rule calling for a note in this situation? I kind of like the note, but if you figure that the possibility of that kind of note is covered ok in Area 7, then I'm ok with the change. (9/11/11)

MT: Yes, that was my thinking. The example is only supposed to illustrate the rule and the rule says nothing about making a note, though I think most catalogers would include such a note if they knew the bibliographic history. It would certainly be permitted under 7B7.2. We could add this as an example of a note under 7B7.2 but the note would need to be revised slightly so that the previous publication was cited following the format given in 7A5. Ideally there'd even be a reference work cited, but I don't have that information. I can only find a bib record for "The small East India pilot" in the Dartmouth catalog and it is pretty bare bones. There is an established heading for Laurie and Whittle as a corporate body, though the Dartmouth record doesn't use it. I can't find any bib records for "The new East India pilot". Anyway, I think the note would go something like this if you all think we should add it to 7B7.2:  Originally published as: Robert Laurie and James Whittle. The small East India pilot. London, 1796


1E2. (Other title information beginning with prepositions, conjunctions, etc.)


Asher & Adams' new commercial, topographical, and statistical atlas and gazetteer of the United States : with maps showing the Dominion of Canada, Europe and the world : comprising fine copper-plate maps, exhibiting a clear topographical view of the United States on a uniform scale, delineating rivers, landings, railroads, stations, distances, etc. ...

Image: http://www.davidrumsey.com/luna/servlet/s/ls84q5

Status: Used 5/15/11

1E2.2 (other title information following statement of responsibility)

The world, on Mercator's projection / by David H. Burr ; showing the different routes to California, and the distance by each, routes of different navigators, route of the contemplated Pacific R. Road, distances to China, Europe, &c.

Image: http://www.davidrumsey.com/luna/servlet/s/1450c7

Status:  Used 6/2/12

1E2.3 (omission of formal statement of contents)

The American atlas : containing the following maps viz ...
Optional note: Contents: (from t.p.) 1. North-America -- 2. South-America -- 3. United States -- 4. New-Hampshire -- 5. Province of Maine -- 6. Massachusetts -- 7. Vermont -- 8. Rhode-Island -- 9. Connecticut -- 10. New-York -- 11. New-Jersey -- 12. Pennsylvania -- 13. Delaware and Maryland -- 14. Virginia -- 15. Kentucky, with the adjoining territories -- 16. North-Carolina -- 17. South-Carolina -- 18. Georgia -- 19. Tennessee -- 20. West-Indies

http://orbis.library.yale.edu/cgi-bin/Pwebrecon.cgi?BBID=585746 (bib record)


Status: Used
MT: Todd supplied the titles from the individual maps below, if we need them for any reason, but if we do, we should double-check that map #19 really says "Tennassee":
Optional note:
Contents: (from individual maps):

1. General map of North America -- 2. General map of South America -- 3. Accurate map of the United States -- 4. The state of New Hampshire -- 5. Province of Maine -- 6. State of Massachusetts -- 7. Vermont -- 8. The state of Rhode Island -- 9. Connecticut -- 10. State of New York -- 11. State of New Jersey -- 12. State of Pennsylvania -- 13. States of Maryland and Delaware -- 14. State of Virginia -- 15. Map of the state of Kentucky with the adjoining territories -- 16. State of North Carolina -- 17. State of South Carolina -- 18. Georgia -- 19. Map of the Tennassee government, formerly part of North Carolina -- 20. Accurate map of the West Indies.

1E3. (Statements about illustration or volumes) 

Astronomical recreations, or, Sketches of the relative position and mythological history of the constellations : illustrated by a series of coloured plates.

Image: http://www.davidrumsey.com/luna/servlet/s/2zc448

Status: Used


City atlas of Providence, Rhode-Island, by wards : complete in 3 volumes

Image: http://www.davidrumsey.com/luna/servlet/s/548fh1

Status: Used 5/15/11


The atlas of physical geography / constructed by Augustus Petermann ... ; with descriptive letter-press, embracing a general view of the physical phenomena of the globe, by the Rev. Thomas Milner ... ; illustrated by one hundred and thirty vignettes on wood

Bib: http://hdl.handle.net/10079/bibid/2564882

Image: http://www.lunacommons.org/luna/servlet/s/cpwz8e

Status: Used 6/12/11


An actual survey of all the principal roads of England and Wales : described by one hundred maps from copper plates : on which are delineated all the cities, towns, villages, churches, houses, and places of note throughout each road : as also directions to the curious traveller what is worth observing throughout his journey : the whole described in the most easy and intelligible manner / first perform’d and publish’d by John Ogilby, Esq., and now improved, very much corrected, and made portable by John Senex ; in 2 vol.
Bib: http://hdl.handle.net/10079/bibid/9494773


Status: Used 6/12/11; corrected 7/19/11 based on image supplied by Todd.

1E4. (Abridgment)

A new and exact map of the dominions of the King of Great Britain on [the] continent of North America : containing Newfoundland, New Scotland, New England, New York, New Jersey, Pensilvania, Maryland, Virginia and Carolina according to the newest and most exact observations / by Herman Moll, geographer ; to the Honourable Walter Dowglass, Esqr. ... this map is most humbly dedicated ...

Optional note: Full dedication reads: To the Honourable Walter Dowglass, Esqr., constituted captain general and chief governor of all [the] Leeward Islands in America by her Majesty Queen Anne in [the] year 1711, this map is most humbly dedicated by your most humble servant Herman Moll, geogr., 1715

Bib.: http://orbis.library.yale.edu/cgi-bin/Pwebrecon.cgi?BBID=8254722

Image: http://maps.library.yale.edu/images/public/755_1715_British_America_recto.jp2

Status: Used

MT: Corrected transcription to add phrase "according to the newest and most exact observations" (though I waffled on whether to treat it as other title info or s.o.r - feel free to weigh in). Also, because this example illustrated abridgment, I moved it from 1D4 to 1D5 and added an optional note giving the full transcription of the dedication. Does this look okay? It would be nice to also have an example here with the abridged dedication in 245$b rather than 245$c. 10/28/12

MT: Had to replace this example because we no longer treat dedications as other title information. 9/9/14


The twentieth century atlas of the commercial, geographical and historical world : with a description of every known land, both near and remote, ancient and modern ... together with useful and timely statistics, educational, industrial, military, naval / by J. Martin Miller ... ; superbly illustrated ... under direction of George Spiel

Optional note: Full subtitle reads: with a description of every known land, both near and remote, ancient and modern, embracing complete, original and authentic maps of the present development of all the countries, empires and states of the world, comprising a graphic description of the people, their civilization, their religion, their government, their cities, their imports and exports, their wealth, their railways, their canals, their cables, their telegraphs, etc., etc., including a description of the climate, the productions, the rivers, the valleys, the lakes, the mountains, the minerals, the glaciers, and every other subject of interest to the American people, together with useful and timely statistics, educational, industrial, military, naval

Bib: http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/770694833

Image: http://www.chrissalvano.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/10/title-page21.jpg

Status: Used 9/9/14

MT: I dare you to find a longer one! 9/9/14

1E5. Other title information with grammatically inseparable elements

Plano de la Bahia de Langara : situado en la costa septemtrional del Estrecho de Magallanes por latd. S. de 53° 23’ y longd. 66°53’ occl. del obserbatorio de Cadiz

(Comment: Coordinates transcribed as part of other title information)

Bib & image: http://www.loc.gov/item/90680678

Status: Used 8/13/12

RB: Typo: delete space between pair of latitude coordinates (53 23). 6/5/13

MT: Fixed. 7/1/13

1E6. Parallel statements containing other title information

Plan von Constantinopel : mit den Vorstädten, dem Hafen, und einem Theile des Bosporus = Plan de Constantinople : avec ses faubourgs, le port, et une partie du Bosphore

Bib: https://libcat.uchicago.edu/ipac20/ipac.jsp?session=1352558WH075P.19&profile=ucpublic&uri=link=3100007~!10332657~!3100001~!3100002&aspect=subtab13&menu=search&ri=1&source=~!horizon&term=Plan+von+Constantinopel+mit+den+Vorst%C3%A4dten%2C+dem+Hafen%2C+und+einem+Theile+des+Bosporus+%3D+Plan+de+Constantinople+avec+ses+faubourgs%2C+le+port+et+une+partie+du+Bosphore+%2F&index=ALTITLP

Image: http://www.lib.uchicago.edu/lib/public/full_screen.html?http://www.lib.uchicago.edu/e/collections/maps/asian-cities/G7434-I8-1882-S86/

Status: Used 11/10/12

MT: The bib record treats this as simply 2 parallel title propers, but I thought it could also be transcribed as above. If others don't agree, we'll need to keep looking for an example. Also, sorry I couldn't find a short form of the bib record URL! 11/10/12

1E7. Supplying geographic area coverage as other title information

Vegetation : [Botswana]

MT: I deleted this example; it had just been carried over from CM. 5/10/14


Sketch of the gold country : [California]

Bib: http://oskicat.berkeley.edu/record=b18276442~S1

Status: Used 5/30/11


Proposed regional rapid rail transit system : December 1967 : [Washington Metropolitan Area]

Bib: http://lccn.loc.gov/87695733

Status: Used 5/10/14

MT: I added this as an example showing multiple $b, with the supplied coverage as the last element. I took "D.C." out of the supplied phrase because that is the official LCSH term. No image found. 5/10/14


RB: I'd like to see one more example here showing a smaller supplied geographic area. So how about this one?

Map of the proposed line of Montgomery Avenue from the corner of Washington and Montgomery Street to the corner of Union and Stockton Street : [San Francisco, Calif.]

Bib: http://oskicat.berkeley.edu/record=b10389920~S60

Status: Used 12/13/13

1F2. Statements of responsibility on the chief source of information

An authentic plan of the River St. Laurence from Sillery, to the fall of Montmorenci ... / drawn by a captain in His Majesties navy

Bib: http://hdl.handle.net/10079/bibid/6194441

(No image)
Status: Used 5/30/11


Americae nova tabula / auct. Guiljelmo Blaeuw
Bib/image: http://hdl.handle.net/10079/bibid/6128451

Status: used 5/30/11


Map of Wyoming County, New York : from actual surveys / by P.J. Brown, surveyor, author of maps of Seneca and Monroe Counties, &c.

Bib/image: http://lccn.loc.gov/2008627968

Status: Used 11/11/12

MT: Bib record omits the "author of ...." statement present on the map itself, which would get transcribed according to DCRM or replaced by a mark of omission. Bib record also has "[e]" inserted after "Brown" because the established form of the name is "Browne", but I didn't think we'd want to do that. 11/13/12


Teatro del mondo / di Abraamo Ortelio

Bib: http://catalog.nypl.org/record=b14335917~S1

Image: http://cartography.geog.uu.nl/research/atlantes/lovisa.html

Status: Used 10/28/12 

MT: I'm looking for a replacement for the B example "I dieci libri di architettura / di Leon Battista Alberti". This Ortelius example looked comparable. However, all of the bib records that I've seen treat "di Abraamo Ortelio" as part of the title proper rather than a statement of responsibility. Thoughts??  8/30/12 No one has responded so I went ahead and used this example. 10/28/12

TF: I looked at a number of examples of this and couldn't decide one way or the other as to how the name is treated (part of title proper vs. s.o.r.), so I would agree to use it as an example to fairly match the B example.


A collection of plans of the principal cities of Great Britain and Ireland : with maps of the coast of the said kingdoms / drawn from the most accurate surveys, in particular, those taken by the late Mr. J. Rocque, topographer to His Majesty

Bib/image: http://usm.maine.edu/maps/sites/default/files/daronson/exhibition/exhibition-image/13_0.jpg

Status: Used 5/30/11


Map of North America : including all the recent geographic discoveries / J.H. Young sc.

Bib/image: http://oskicat.berkeley.edu/record=b15885692~S1

Status: Used 12/1/12


Carte de la Louisiane, Maryland, Virginie, Caroline, Georgie, avec une partie de la Floride / C. Sepp, sculpsit


Status: Used 1/5/13

MT: Replaced Young example above (sc.) with this example (sculpsit - spelled out) per decision at Dec 2012 NYC meeting. It was thought some catalogers might not know what "sc." stands for and a spelled-out example might be more informative. 1/5/13


A large and accurate map of the city of London : ichnographically describing all the streets, lanes, alleys, courts, yards, churches, halls, and houses, &c. / actually surveyed and delineated by John Ogilby, Esq., His Majesties cosmographer

Bib: http://hdl.handle.net/10079/bibid/584294

Image: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/6/63/City_of_London_Ogilby_and_Morgan%27s_Map_of_1677.jpg

Status: Used 6/12/11
MT: Image is a reduced facsimile, but it is all I could find.


Map of the United States and their territories between the Mississippi and the Pacific Ocean, and of part of Mexico / compiled in the Bureau of the Corps of Topogl. Engs. under a resolution of the U.S. Senate, from the best authorities which could be obtained

Bib: http://orbexpress.library.yale.edu/vwebv/holdingsInfo?bibId=4927384
Image: http://www.davidrumsey.com/luna/servlet/s/pvf985

Status: Used 8/25/12


Connecticut from the best authorities / delineated & engraved by A. Doolitle


Image: http://www.davidrumsey.com/luna/servlet/s/qkd16e

Status: Used 9/23/12

1F3. (Statements of responsibility on other sources)

Note: Dedication signed: John Thomson.

(Comment: Thomson is not recorded in the statement of responsibility area even though he is known to be the creator of the atlas)
Bib: http://hdl.handle.net/10079/bibid/59974
Image (t.p.): http://www.davidrumsey.com/luna/servlet/s/847q98

Image (dedication): http://www.davidrumsey.com/luna/servlet/s/w19296

Status: Used


Note: With 8 p. of text signed "Ludolph Smids, M.D. Groningensis"

Bib: http://search.books2ebooks.eu/Record/811269/Details

Status: Used 5/16/13

MT: No image, but the reference book "A list of geographical atlases in the Library of Congress, v.5, p. 5, entry #5385, gives the name as a quoted note (and the form in this bib record in square brackets is the same), so I assume the transcription is correct. 5/16/13


Statement of responsibility from leaf [15].




MT: The rule says to record the statement of responsibility and its source in a note (not transcribe it in area 1 and make a note on its source), so the note suggested above is not correct. However, I can't actually find the statement in the image, so I don't know how to record it. Does someone else see it? 2/18/13

TF: Scratch this; not a good example. 2/19/13

1F4.1 (Transposition of statements of responsibility)

Atlas of award : twenty-five sectional maps and index map showing the line fixed by the Tribunal / Alaskan Boundary Tribunal

Note: "Alaskan Boundary Tribunal" precedes title on t.p.

Image: http://www.davidrumsey.com/luna/servlet/s/9v4r08

Status: Used


[a map example; 7/22/14]

Geographia Patriarchalis tabula geographica in epitomen contracta / Gulielmi Sanson Nicolai filii.

Note: author's name precedes title on map.


Bib record


MT: Isn't the author's name grammatically inseparable from the title in this case? I think the "i" endings indicate genitive case. 1/10/15

1F4.2 (Transposition of statements of responsibility)

A new general atlas : comprising a complete set of maps, representing the grand divisions of the globe, together with the several empires, kingdoms, and states in the world / compiled from the best authorities, and corrected by the most recent discoveries ; written and engraved by Jos. Perkins

Note: Perkins statement follows imprint on t.p.

Image: http://www.davidrumsey.com/luna/servlet/s/peu226

Status: Used 7/20/11

1F5.1 (Single statements of responsibility with two or more names)

/ by R.S. Williamson, major, Corps of Engineers, brevet lieutenant colonel, U.S.A., and W.H. Heuer, lieutenant, Corps of Engineers


Status: Used 5/15/11


/ drawn by Joshua Fry & Peter Jefferson in 1751
Image: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/d/d8/Kitfry-1-.jpg

Status: used 6/5/11


/ first perform'd and publish'd by John Ogilby, Esq., and now improved, very much corrected, and made portable by John Senex

Bib: http://hdl.handle.net/10079/bibid/9494773


Status: Used 2/18/13


/ drawn by Mr. Medcalfe & engraved by Wm. Faden

Bib/image: http://catalog.nypl.org/record=b14968532~S1

Status: Used 12/1/12

1F6. (Omission of names in statements of responsibility)

/ traduit des cartes levées par ordre du gouvernement britannique ; par le Major Holland, Evans, Scull ... [and 7 others] &c &c

Bib: http://catalog.nypl.org/record=b13919810~S1 

Image: http://kramerius4.mzk.cz/search/i.jsp?pid=uuid:00748972-82df-11e0-bc9f-0050569d679d

Status: Used 12/1/12

1F7. (Two or more statements of responsibility)

/ described by Sanson ; corrected and amended by William Berry

Bib record: http://orbis.library.yale.edu/cgi-bin/Pwebrecon.cgi?BBID=8437291

Image: http://beinecke.library.yale.edu/dl_crosscollex/brbldl_getrec.asp?fld=img&id=1211205

Status: Used


/ drawn by G. Woolworth Colton ; letter-press descriptions, geographical, statistical, and historical, by Richard Swainson Fisher

Image: http://www.davidrumsey.com/luna/servlet/s/4ucv91

Status: Used 5/15/11

1F8. Terms of address, etc., in statements of responsibility


(French title of honor)

/ dressée d'après la carte du chevalier Lapie par Pierron


Status: Used 9/1/12


/ par le Sr. Robert, géographe

Bib: http://hdl.handle.net/10079/bibid/8204507

Image: http://maps.library.yale.edu/images/public/3371_1754_Hainaut_recto.jp2

Status: Used 6/12/11


(religious title; deceased person)

/ by the late Reverend Mr. John Flamsteed, regius professor of astronomy at Greenwich

Image: http://library.queensu.ca/webmus/sc/flamsteed.jpg

Status: Used 6/12/11; corrected 7/20/11 based on image supplied by Todd.

MT: Todd, could you verify transcription? Linked image in bib record only available to Yalies.

TF: I found another image available to all.


(Spanish titles)
/ formado por orden del Exmo. Sr. General Mejia por su ayudante de campo Dn. Luis Berlandier

Bib: http://hdl.handle.net/10079/bibid/3349407

Status: Used 6/12/11


(military title)

/ by Capt. Wm. Ludlow, Corps of Engineers


Status: Used

1F9. Qualifications in statements of responsibility

/ par J.B. Nolin, geographe du Roi


Status: Used

RB: Typo: "roi" should be lowercase (see AACR2 A.39D1). 6/5/13

MT: Fixed. 7/1/13


/ by Alexander Keith Johnston, geographer to the Queen for Scotland ...

(Comment: The first qualification is useful in establishing a context for the person's activity; the remaining qualifications, consisting of five lines identifying the many scholarly societies with which the author is associated, are less useful and have been omitted from the transcription)

Image: http://www.davidrumsey.com/luna/servlet/s/6bk955

Status: Used 4/9/13

1F10. Ambiguous statements of responsibility

Location of Careysburgh, La. / [drawn by] Seys

Image: http://memory.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/r?ammem/gmd:@filreq%28@field%28NUMBER+@band%28g8884c+lm000008%29%29+@field%28COLLID+lmmap%29%29

Status: Used 5/15/2011

MT: Does this work? I came across it by chance ...

NK: Yes, good. (9/11/11)

1F11. Statements of responsibility in more than one language or script


Carte de la partie françoise de St. Domingue = A map of the French part of St. Domingo / faite par Bellin ingr. de la Marine et depuis augmentée par P.C. Varlé  et autres ingrs.

Image: http://www.davidrumsey.com/luna/servlet/s/okl0y0

Staus: Used


Nouvelle carte du roijaume de Hollande : ou l'on trouve la route itinéraire, ainsi que celle des postes établies, pour la commodité des voijageurs = Nieuwe kaart van het koningrijk Holland : met de juiste post en andere wegen, aangewezen voor reizigers / C. van Baarsel sculps.

Image: http://dpc.uba.uva.nl/cgi/i/image/image-idx?sid=5d36d4f9fbf02a4de9b7a2332d1e40f8;q1=74%2075;rgn1=carto_bc;size=20;c=carto;lasttype=boolean;view=entry;lastview=thumbnail;subview=detail;cc=carto;entryid=x-otm-col--sp-hb-kzl-sp-33.34.48;viewid=435737368;start=1;resnum=8

Status: Used 2/121/13


Plan stolichnago goroda Sanktpeterburga c izobrazhenïem znashni͡eĭshikh onago prospektov / izdannyĭ shrudami Imperatorskoĭ akademii nauk i khudozhestv = Plan de la ville de St. Petersbourg avec ses principales vües / dessiné & gravé sous la direction de l'Academie imperiale des sciences & des arts



Status: Used


America the wonderland : a pictorial map of the United States / designed and drawn by Ernest Dudley Chase of Winchester, Massachusetts

Bib: http://hollis.harvard.edu/?itemid=|library/m/aleph|009141714

Image: http://ids.lib.harvard.edu/ids/view/12216986?buttons=y

Staus: Used 7/20/11


Mexico, California, and Texas / the illustrations by H. Warren & engraved by J. Rogers ; the map drawn & engraved by J. Rapkin

Image: http://www.davidrumsey.com/luna/servlet/s/53gd0p

Status: Used 5/18/13

MT: I think 2 examples is plenty, so I'm deleting the 3rd placeholder. 5/18/13


Colton's map of the United States of America, the British provinces, Mexico, the West Indies and Central America with part of New Granada and Venezuela / map drawn by Geo. W. Colton ; engraved by John M. Atwood ; border desigd. & engd. by W.S. Barnard

Bib: http://oskicat.berkeley.edu/record=b10659196~S1
Image: http://www.davidrumsey.com/luna/servlet/s/l0md0r

Status: Used 3/10/13

MT: Note: Bib record corrected from "desig'd & eng'd" 3/10/13


Graeciae, antique tabulam hanc geographicam / offert, dedicat, consecrat Nic Sanson ...


Image (you can zoom in)


TF: I'm not sure this is a correct example for the rule; is this more a dedication to Sanson (even though he is the main entry in most of the records in WorldCat and in various dealer's citations)? 4/22/13

MT: There is no noun or noun phrase in the s.o.r in this example, so it doesn't illustrate the rule. 4/27/13


A mapp of all the world in two hemispheres in which are exactly described all the parts of the earth and seas / described by Sanson ; corrected and amended by William Berry.



MT: There is no noun or noun phrase in the s.o.r in this example, so it doesn't illustrate the rule. 4/27/13

1F13. (Persons or bodies not explicitly named in statements of responsibility)

The North American atlas / selected from the most authentic maps, charts, plans, &c. hitherto published

Image: http://memory.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/r?ammem/gmd:@field%28NUMBER+@band%28g3300m+gar00002%29%29

Status: Used 5/15/2011


Town and city atlas of the state of Connecticut / compiled from government surveys, county records and personal investigations

Image: http://www.davidrumsey.com/luna/servlet/s/4ok74x

Status: Used 5/15/11

1F14. Statements of responsibility with grammatically inseparable elements

/ projected from the triangulation for the survey made under the direction of the Honorable The Board of Ordnance on a scale of five miles to an inch and corrected to the present time ...

http://oskicat.berkeley.edu/record=b11275343~S1 (bib record)

http://www.flickr.com/photos/7321780@N05/4293967825/ (image)

Status: Used


A geological map of the United States / engraved & printed by Fenner, Sears & Co. -- London : Published March 15, 1832 by I.T. Hinton & Simpkin & Marshall, [1832]

(Comment: The statement containing the name of the engraver has been transcribed as a statement of responsibility)


The coast of Guyana from the Oroonoko to the River of Amazons and the inland parts as far as they have been explored by the French & Dutch engineers : with the islands of Barbadoes ... / by L.S. de la Rochette, MDCCLXXXIII. -- London : Engraved & published by Willm. Faden, geographer to the King, Charing-Cross, Octor. 6th, 1783

(Comment: The statement containing the name of the engraver has been transcribed in the publication, distribution, etc., area)

Image for 1st part: http://www.davidrumsey.com/luna/servlet/s/7z1601

Bib record for 2nd part: http://catalog.mwa.org/vwebv/holdingsInfo?bibId=481588

Image for 2nd part: http://gigi.mwa.org/netpub/server.np?quickfind=481588&sorton=filename&catalog=catalog&site=public&template=results.np

Status: Used 1/29/14

1F15. Phrases about notes, appendixes, etc.


A military and topographical atlas of the United States : including the British possessions & Florida, comprehending ... : to which is added, a list of the military districts, a register of the army, and a list of the navy of the United States / by John Melish

Image: http://www.davidrumsey.com/luna/servlet/s/1wv5w8

Status: Used 5/19/13


MT: Deleted the need for a 2nd example. 5/19/13


The large English atlas, or, A new set of maps of all the counties in England and Wales : drawn from the several surveys which have been hitherto published : with three general maps of England, Scotland, and Ireland, from the latest and best authorities ... / by Emanuel Bowen, geographer to His Majesty, Thomas Kitchin, and others.

catalog record: http://catalog.nypl.org/record=b13918738~S1

image: http://www.nla.gov.au/apps/cdview?pi=nla.map-ra40-s1

[note: catalog record punctuation cleaned up; but is this an appropriate example? Or would you consider that phrase "with three general maps ... " not really about appendices or accompanying matter, because those three maps in fact come at the beginning of the atlas?]

MT: I don't think I'd call "with three maps ..." a phrase about "notes, appendices, etc.". Not so much because of the maps' physical placement, more because they strike me as part of the main content of the atlas. 9/16/12


Black's atlas of North America : a series of twenty maps / constructed and engraved by John Bartholomew ; with introductory letter-press and a complete index

Image: http://www.davidrumsey.com/luna/servlet/s/txp0c8

Status: Used 5/15/11


Nouvel atlas de la Chine, de la Tartarie chinoise et du Thibet : contenant les cartes générales & particulieres de ces pays, ainsi que la carte du royaume de Corée / la plupart levées sur les lieux par ordre de l'empereur Cang-Hi avec toute l'exactitude imaginable, soit par les PP. Jésuites missionaires à la Chine, soit par des Tartares du tribunal des  mathématiques, & toutes revûës par les mêmes peres ; rédigées par Mr. d'Anville ... ; précedé d'une description de la Boucharie par un officier suedois qui a fait quelque sejour dans ce pays.

catalog record: http://catalog.nypl.org/record=b13654258~S1

image: http://www.lynge.com/pictures/35396b.jpg

[note: catalog record punctuation has been cleaned up, but my placement of the slash and beginning of the s.o.r. may be debatable]

Status: Used 9/16/12 

1F15.3 (abridgments)

Johnson's new illustrated family atlas of the world ... : with a treatise on physical geography / by Prof. A. Guyot ... ; with descriptions geographical, statistical, and historical, revised by Hon. A.R. Spofford ... ; also including a dictionary of religious denominations ... compiled by Professor Boswell D. Hitchcock ...

Bib: https://catalog.nypl.org/record=b13663538~S1

Image: http://www.davidrumsey.com/luna/servlet/s/pz29t2

Status: Used 4/1/13  

MT: Hoping I've done this right ... 4/1/13  

1G. Materials without a collective title

1G1.1 (Two or more works named on the chief source of information. By the same person or body)

Map of Chili ; Map of Brazil, Bolivia, Paraguay, and Uruguay

Image: http://memory.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/r?ammem/gmd:@filreq%28@field%28NUMBER+@band%28g5400+br000024%29%29+@field%28COLLID+gnrlmap%29%29

Status: Used 5/15/2011

MT: Note that the order in which these get transcribed according to the rule is different than the order in which LC transcribed them.


Northern Hemisphere ; Southern Hemisphere / engrav'd by Willm. Faden

Catalog record: http://catalog.nypl.org/record=b15509140~S1

Image: http://digitalgallery.nypl.org/nypldigital/id?478200

Status: Used 6/2/12

MT: This is the same type of example as the "Map of Chili" one above. What we need still is an example to replace the "Les Akancas" example in the text (i.e. an example that contains two titles by the same person linked by a connecting word or phrase); in the "Les Akancas" example, that connecting word is "suivi"

NK: I like this example because it has and shows the s.o.r., too, even tho the rule is concerned with the titles. But I'll look for another with a connecting phrase. (9/11/11)


Tableau comparatif de l'état des connaissances géographiques chez les anciens et chez les modernes, depuis les temps les plus reculés jusqu'à l'époque actuelle ; suivi d'un Résumé chronologique des principales découvertes avec le nom des divers explorateurs

RB: Maybe this one? http://www.davidrumsey.com/luna/servlet/s/lt8t0i
Status: Used 1/20/14

1G1.2 (Two or more works named on the chief source of information. By different persons or bodies)

St. Pauls River, Liberia at its mouth / surveyed by Captn. Kelly ; drawn by H.R.W. Johnson. Survey of a route for a canal to connect the Mesurado and Junk rivers in Liberia / by Daniel B. Warner and H.R.W. Johnson, made in Jan'y & Feb'y 1867.

Image: http://memory.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/h?ammem/gmd:@field%28NUMBER+@band%28g8882s+lm000005%29%29

Status: Used 5/15/2011

MT: Do we need to edit the rule to account for the fact that the same person does appear in both statements of responsibility, but in combination with two different people?

NK: I think it wouldn't hurt to clarify, with something like "by different persons or bodies or different combinations thereof" or "have differing statements of responsibility." (9/11/11)

MT: Okay, I added "(or different combinations thereof)". 5/18/13

RB: Typo: delete period at end. 6/5/13

MT: Fixed. 7/1/13


MT: I've deleted the need for an example to replace DCRM(B)'s "Franklin’s way to wealth and Penn’s maxims", as it doesn't seem likely we'll find something similar and one example should suffice. 5/18/13 

1G2. One or more works not named on the chief source

[Maps of San Diego Bay, California, and the northern Baja California coastline]

Bib: http://oskicat.berkeley.edu/record=b20419952~S1

RB: This is an example of a devised title (3rd option)

Status: Used 12/20/12

1G3. One or more works are clearly predominant


Astoria : part of Long Island City, town of Newtown, Queens Co., L.I.

Note: Maps on verso: Newtown, tn. of Newtown, Queens Co. -- Maspeth, town of Newtown, Queens Co. -- East Williamsburgh, town of Newtown, Queens Co., L.I. -- Woodside, tn. of Newtown, Queens Co.

Catalog record: http://catalog.nypl.org/record=b18096036~S1

Image: http://digitalgallery.nypl.org/nypldigital/id?1527281 and verso at http://digitalgallery.nypl.org/nypldigital/id?1527280 and http://digitalgallery.nypl.org/nypldigital/id?1527282

[note: catalog record is for pages removed from atlas; images are from whole atlas digitized page by page]
Status: Used 8/16/12


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