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  • Kun yu quan tu.

    Wood block prints. Shows the world in two hemispheres. Relief shown pictorially. Based on the world map of Joannes Blaeu. Translated title: Double Hemisphere Map of the World. Includes ill. and text. Gift; Arthur William Hummel; 1930, no. 5. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Verbiest, Ferdinand - Blaeu, Joan - Hummel, Arthur W. (Arthur William)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1674
  • Kun yu wan guo quan tu

    Relief shown pictorially. Title from Web page (viewed on April 20, 2010). Sheets individually numbered, e.g. Si fu. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Online version of the map on an exhibition at the Library of Congress that opened from Jan. 12 to April 17, 2010. The main map shows an oval shaped world map, includes insets ...

    • Contributor: Ricci, Matteo - Library of Congress. National Digital Library Program - Library of Congress. Geography and Map Division
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1602

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  • Noua orbis terrarum delineatio singulari ratione accommodata meridiano tabb. Rudolphi astronomicarum /

    Relief shown pictorially. Appears in Johannes Kepler's Tabvlae Rudolphinae. Ulm : Johannes Saur, 1627-30. Prime meridian based on the astronomer Tycho Brahe's observatory in Denmark. Map drawn in three parts (left to right): 1 half-hemisphere (15 cm. radius), 1 hemisphere (29 cm. in diameter), and 1 half-hemisphere (15 cm. radius). Shirley, Rodney W. Mapping of the world. 1983, p. 358-9 Bricker, Charles. Landmarks of ...

    • Contributor: Eckebrecht, Philipp - Walch, J. P. (Johann Philipp) - Kepler, Johannes
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1630
  • About this Collection - General Maps - Collections

    This category includes maps that typically portray the physical environment and a variety of cultural elements for a geographic area at a particular point in time. The maps in this category show a geographic area larger than a city or town and do not display a subject that is part of one of the thematic categories.

    • Date: 1290
  • Vniversale descrittione di tvtto il monde /

    Relief shown pictorially. Probably the second state of the map. Differs from the first state in the reworking of Tierra del Fuego to include the Straits of Magellan. Presents Staten Island, west of Tierra del Fuego, as an island, presumably based on the observations of Hendrik Brouwer in 1643. Differs from the state owned by the Harry Ransom Center by the presence of a ...

    • Contributor: Rosaccio, Giuseppe
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1643
  • [Nova et accuratissima totius terrarum orbis tabula].

    Relief shown pictorially. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes col. ill. in margins. Vault

    • Contributor: Blaeu, Joan
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1664
  • Nova totius terrarum orbis tabula /

    Relief shown pictorially. Includes col. ill. Insets: Polus arcticus -- Polus antarcticus -- Polus septentrionalis -- Systema mundi juxtamentem Claudii Ptolemaei Alexand -- Genuinum mundi systema secundum N. Copernici hypothesin -- Polus meridionalis. Mounted on cloth. LC copy imperfect: Fold-lined vertically in half. Pin holes in cloth tape in all corners. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Wit, Frederik De.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1660
  • [Sphendonē], hoc est, fvnda Posidonii.

    From Bertius' Ancient Geography. Paris, 1630. In Latin and Greek. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Posidonius - Bertius, Petrus
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1630
  • Orbis terrarum nova et accuratissima tabula /

    Relief shown pictorially. Appears in the author's Atlas minor. Amsterdam, 1690? Includes ancillary maps of north polar region and south polar region and col. ill. Mounted on cloth. LC copy imperfect: Fold-lined vertically in half. Minor losses along upper half of fold. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Visscher, Nicolaes
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1690
  • Nova totius terrarum orbis geographica ac hydrographica tabula /

    Dated 1606 in statement of dedication. Relief shown pictorially. Described in: The mapping of the world / Rodney W. Shirley. London : Holland Press, 1983. No. 255, state 2. Includes ill. and 2 insets. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 20-85

    • Contributor: Blaeu, Willem Janszoon - Ende, Josua Van Den
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1606
  • [Terrestrial globe gores].

    Relief shown pictorially. Title supplied by cataloger. Reissued by Giuseppe di Rossi in 1615. Dedication in upper hemisphere: Illmo. viro optimaraq. artium amatori et Fautori D. Paulo Mellino Romano ... In lower hemisphere: I. Hondius Lectori S. In locorum longitudine ... Longitudines incepimus non ab Insulis Fortunatis ut Ptolome[us], sed ab iis quae acores vocantur quod acus nautica ibi recta in septentrionem vergat Vale. ...

    • Contributor: Hondius, Jodocus - Rossi, Giuseppe Di.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1615
  • Nova orbis tabula, ad usum serenissimi Burgundiae Ducis /

    Relief shown pictorially. French. Titles in Latin and French. Includes ill. Accompanied by: Tables geographiques des division du globe terrestre par le Sr. Sanson geographe ordinaire du Roy / a Paris : Chez Hubert Jaillot (on sheet 64 x 54 cm., unmounted, fold-lined horizontally in half). Mounted on cloth. LC copy imperfect: Fold-lined vertically in half. Pin holes in cloth tape in all corners. ...

    • Contributor: Jaillot, Alexis Hubert
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1694