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Virga, Vincent

Overview
Works: 43 works in 144 publications in 1 language and 6,201 library holdings
Genres: Pictorial works  History  Illustrated works  Art  Maps  Atlases  Manuscript maps  Fiction  Aerial views  Interactive multimedia 
Roles: Author, Contributor
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Vincent Virga
Eyes of the nation : a visual history of the United States by Vincent Virga( Book )

15 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 1,104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses photographs, maps, illustrations, posters, manuscripts, letters, and other treasures in the Special Collections of the Library of Congress to document the history of the United States from 1492 through the late twentieth century, and includes seven essays of historical commentary
Eisenhower : a centennial life by Michael R Beschloss( Book )

8 editions published in 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 995 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Captioned photographs and a biographical essay describe the man who was the Supreme Commander of Allied forces in Europe during WWII and 34th President of the United States
Civil War sketch book : drawings from the battlefront by Harry L Katz( Book )

4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 697 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In an era before photography could capture the excitement and drama of battle, illustrators known as "Special Artists"--Among them such celebrated draftsmen as Winslow Homer and Thomas Nast--created some of the most important, influential and enduring images of the Civil War. Reporting to newspapers like Harper's Weekly and Frank Leslie's Illustrated News, the Specials were prototypes for contemporary combat photographers. They brought a visceral immediacy to the clash, creating rich and nuanced images of soldiers in camp, slaves at work and troops on the move. Often overlooked by historians and scholars, the illustrations span the war and its many theaters, including rarely seen views of Shiloh, Antietam, Vicksburg, and Gettysburg, and the famous stampede of Union soldiers fleeing the rebels at Bull Run. Many of the images have never been researched or published before; the stunning sketches from the Joseph Becker Collection, for example, have only recently been recovered. Marking the 150th anniversary of the fighting, this book gives readers the sense that they are touching history, for the Specials were at the scene. Their illustrations (some stained with blood) represent priceless artifacts from our nation's greatest conflict."--Jacket
The eighties : images of America by Vincent Virga( Book )

3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A pictorial narrative of events and personalities that present a view of our recent past
Summer( Book )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirty-seven writers discuss the season of summer. Includes more than seventy photographs and paintings
Texas : mapping the lone star state through history : rare and unusual maps from the Library of Congress by Vincent Virga( )

5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A stirring trip through the history of the Lone Star State through gloriously detailed, fascinating maps from the Library of Congress - 50 full-color historical maps from the Library of Congress- Informative captions on each map's origins- Essays by Texas author Don Blevins on how maps reflect the history, culture, and sensibilities of the state and its residents through time- A foreword by Vincent Virga describing the library's collection and the state's maps About Mapping States Through History This is the first series to assemble--in full color, state-by-state--an in-depth collection of rare, historically significant maps of the cities, states, counties, towns, and events that make up each of America's fifty states. Produced in collaboration with the Library of Congress and edited by renowned photo editor and author Vincent Virga, these books offer a glimpse into the history of the United States through the maps and their narrative captions. Each map thus becomes a virtual time machine that tells us much about the places we live in today. Compelling historical essays by a local writer complement Virga's foreword to further help weave the cartographic record into a drama of settlement and change."--Booksamillion.com
Gaywyck by Vincent Virga( Book )

8 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A groundbreaking gay Gothic romance and the first part of The Gaywyck Trilogy
Illinois, mapping the prairie state through history : rare and unusual maps from the Library of Congress by Vincent Virga( )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historic maps and views of New York by Vincent Virga( )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Library of Congress : eyes of the nation( )

4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American history as illustrated by documents, photographs, and archival materials from the Library of Congress. Allows to prepare customized visual presentations
Colorado, mapping the Centennial state through history : rare and unusual maps from the Library of Congress by Vincent Virga( Book )

6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a sense, the State of Colorado was born not on August 1, 1876 & mdash;when President Ulysses S. Grant signed a proclamation admitting it to the Union as the thirty-eighth state & mdash;but on the day this great land was first depicted on a map. Over the centuries, each such map has become yet another precious link not only in the history of the state, but also in the ever evolving & ldquo;Colorado & rdquo; as imagined by its residents and, more broadly, by the rest of America. Colorado: Mapping the Centennial State through History provides a fascinating journey into the past of the Centennial State through gloriously detailed maps from the Library of Congress. Edited and with a foreword by renowned photo editor and author Vincent Virga, it also includes compelling historical essays by Colorado writer Stephen Grace. Together, these further weave the visually stunning cartographic record into a drama of settlement and change. Mapping States through History is the first series to assemble & mdash;in full color, state-by-state & mdash;an in-depth collection of rare, historically significant maps of the cities, states, counties, towns, and events that make up each of America & rsquo;s fifty states. Produced in collaboration with the Library of Congress, it offers an extraordinary glimpse into the history of the United States through the maps and their narrative captions, as well as Vincent Virga & rsquo;s foreword and historical essays by local writers. Each map thus becomes a virtual time machine that tells us much about the places we live in today
Virginia: mapping the Old Dominion state through history : rare and unusual maps from the Library of Congress by Vincent Virga( Book )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Florida, mapping the sunshine state through history : rare and unusual maps from the Library of Congress by Vincent Virga( )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comfortable corner by Vincent Virga( Book )

2 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Eyes of the nation : a visual history of the United States
Alternative Names
ヴァーガ, ヴィンセント

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English (66)

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Texas : mapping the lone star state through history : rare and unusual maps from the Library of CongressGaywyckIllinois, mapping the prairie state through history : rare and unusual maps from the Library of CongressHistoric maps and views of New YorkColorado, mapping the Centennial state through history : rare and unusual maps from the Library of CongressVirginia: mapping the Old Dominion state through history : rare and unusual maps from the Library of CongressFlorida, mapping the sunshine state through history : rare and unusual maps from the Library of Congress