Rambles, Travels, and Maps

Here reside narratives of  wanderings real or imaginary, travel guides, charts, and maps.  Digitization Status: Ongoing.

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The James Wheeler Collection consists of books and items related to the Arctic and Antarctic regions in all aspects – history, travel, voyages, adventure, natural history, science, etc. These items were collected and generously donated by James Wheeler, MD. Only a selection of items are digitized.
This sub-collection includes Jean Jacques Barthelemy's imaginary travel journal; Barthelemy, a highly esteemed classical scholar and Jesuit, published The Travels of Anacharsis the Younger in Greece, initially in French. Here, in 7 physical volumes, is the 4th edition English translation, and an additional volume, in quarto, containing maps, plans, views, and coins, illustrative of the geography and antiquities of ancient Greece.