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    Joslin's six inch terrestrial globe, containing the latest discoveries

    Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Gift; Philip Colman; Dec. 2002. Imperfect: Some cracking from mounting at poles, and cracking on zodiacal circle. Paired with G3160 1840.J62 Vault Cabinet. Acquisitions control no.: 2003-16.

    • Contributor: Joslin, Gilman - Annin, William
    • Date: 1840
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    Laing's Planetarium

    Shows the motion of the Earth and Mercury around the Sun, and the Moon around the Earth. Date from dealer's information. Terrestrial globe dated to 1891. Title from metal plate affixed to wooden arm. Metal label attached to base shows the months, seasons, and zodiac. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisition made possible by Marjorie S. ...

    • Contributor: Laing Planetarium Company - Rand McNally and Company
    • Date: 1895
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    Gran tavola cosmografica contenente le rotazioni annuali terresti corrispondenti al sole : veduta dai poli per meglio far conoscere l'alternativa delle ombre e della luce : con sue refrazioni, posizione della luna ...

    Includes text, four hemispherical views of the Earth showing night and day and different times and latitudes, and colored illustrations. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: Discoloration along edges, torn and repaired, wrinkles, and loses along edges.

    • Contributor: Villa, Ignazio
    • Date: 1855
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    Planisphaerivm Aratevm sive Compages Orbivm Mvndanorvm ex hypothesi Aratea in plano expressa.

    Appears in Andreas Cellarius' Harmonia macrocosmica. Amstelodami : Apud Gerardum Valk & Petrum Schenk, 1708. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy accompanied by photocopy. LC copy hand colored. Stamped in blue ink in lower left margin: 309A.

    • Contributor: Cellarius, Andreas - Schenk, Peter - Valck, G. (gerard)
    • Date: 1708
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    Weltkarte des Idrisi vom Jahr 1154 n. Ch., Charta Rogeriana

    Relief shown pictorially. Place names in romanized Arabic. Accompanying text in English. Facsimile. Original version: 1154. Oriented with north to the bottom. Originally printed on 6 sheets, each ca. 47 x 68 cm. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. In manuscript blue pencil on verso: "Idrisi Weltkarte 1154 A.D., S. 1. Band, 2 Heft."

    • Contributor: Idrīs - Miller, Konrad
    • Date: 1928
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    [Genoese world map 1457].

    Title from Stevenson's text. In lower right corner: E.O. Cockayne, Boston. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. See GA307 1457.G457 for text by E.L. Stevenson. LC copy mounted on cloth and laminated.

    • Date: 1912
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    Typus universalis terre.

    Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. From: A.E. Nordenskiold Facsimile atlas, 1889.

    • Contributor: Reisch, Gregor
    • Date: 1889
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    Carta universal en que se contiene todo lo que del mundo se ha descubierto fasta agora

    In lower margin: The second Borgian map by Diego Ribero, Seville 1529. "Reproduced from the original in the Museum of the 'Propaganda' in Rome, lent by His Holiness Pope Leo XIII, by W. Griggs, London." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Ribero, Diego
    • Date: 1887
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    Noua, et integra uniuersi orbis descriptio

    Relief shown pictorially. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy mounted on paper, mounted on linen.

    • Contributor: Fine, Oronce
    • Date: 1531
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    Typus orbis universalis.

    Appears in Claudius Ptolemaeus' Geographia. Text on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy annotated in black ink on verso: 187. Vault

    • Contributor: Münster, Sebastian
    • Date: 1550
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    Kemâliyle nakş olunmuş cümle cihan numûnesi

    Relief shown pictorially. Text states the map was translated into Turkish in 967 (Oct. 1559 to Sept. 1560). Map based on Oronce Fine's cordiform map of 1534, according to Shirley's Mapping of the world, 1993. Hâci Ahmed is probably a pseudonym, possibly of Michele Membré and Nicolò Cambi. One of 24 impressions printed in 1795 from six woodcut blocks when found in the archives ...

    • Contributor: Hâcı Ahmed - Fine, Oronce
    • Date: 1795
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    Carta marina nuova tavola.

    Text and ill. on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault

    • Contributor: Gastaldo, Jacopo
    • Date: 1561
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    Vniversale descrittione di tvtta la terra conoscivta fin qvi.

    Relief shown pictorially. Based on an earlier map by Giacomo Gastaldi. From the Rosenwald Collection, Library of Congress, no. 1304. Originally printed on 2 sheets, each 48 x 40 cm. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text and ill. Vault

    • Contributor: Forlani, Paolo - Bertelli, Ferando - Gastaldi, Giacomo - Rosenwald, Lessing J. (lessing Julius)
    • Date: 1565
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    Typvs orbis terrarvm

    Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 18-85

    • Contributor: Hondius, Jodocus
    • Date: 1589
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    Tipus orbis terrarum

    Relief shown pictorially. Includes ancillary maps of America, Europe, Africa, and Asia in border. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault

    • Contributor: Solis, Hermando De.
    • Date: 1603
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    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
    • Date: 1606
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    Typvs orbis terrarvm

    Relief shown pictorially. Includes text. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 19-85 Vault

    • Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham
    • Date: 1628
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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
    • Date: 1630
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    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
    • Date: 1643
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    Nova totius terrarum orbis geographica ac hydrographica tabula

    Relief shown pictorially. Includes text, 2 ancillary celestial hemispheres, and ill. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 2001-24

    • Contributor: Hondius, Jodocus
    • Date: 1655
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    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.
    • Date: 1660
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    La carte générale du monde

    Relief shown pictorially. Includes text, 2 celestial hemispheres, 3 compasses, and latitudinal sphere. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 26-86 Vault

    • Contributor: Duval, P. (pierre) - Berey, Nicolas
    • Date: 1661
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    [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
    • Date: 1664
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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)
    • Date: 1674
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    Nova orbis tabvla in lvcem edita

    Relief shown pictorially. Appears in the author's Atlas. Amsterdam, 1688? Includes maps of the north polar region and south polar region and col. ill. Vertically fold-lined in half. Mounted on paper, mounted on cloth. LC copy imperfect: Pin holes in cloth tape at fold and in all corners. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Wit, Frederik De.
    • Date: 1688