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    Wu bei zhi Wood block print. "Juan 240" shows Zheng He's voyager route from Nanjing, passing through South East Asia, Indian Ocean, Red Sea, all the way to Persian Gulf. Early Qing Dynasty ed., prefaced Tianqi 1 (1621). Juan (chapter) 240 is one of 80 volumes in 8 cases (30 x 19 cm.). "Wu bei zhi juan er bai si shi." Available also through the Library of...
    • Contributor: Mao, Yuanyi
    • Date: 1644

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    Le theatre du monde, ou, Novvel atlas
    Novvel atlas
    Relief shown pictorially. French text. Maps in Latin. Maps by numerous cartographers, as well as Willem and Joan Blaeu. Koeman, C. Atlantes Neerlandici, Bl 16 A Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy assembled from loose sheets. LC copy imperfect: Lacking 16 maps: Nova totius terrarum orbis geographica ac hydrographica tabula -- Regiones sub polo arctico...
    • Contributor: Blaeu, Willem Janszoon - Blaeu, Joan
    • Date: 1647

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    Toonneel der steden van de Vereenighde Nederlanden, met hare ... Dutch. Some maps in Latin. Phillips, 3076 Koeman's Atlantes Neerlandici, 43:121.1 Date from Koeman's Atlantes Neerlandici from the list of burgomasters elected in 1652 in the text about Delft. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Engraved title page with letterpress title pasted on. LC copy bound in cream vellum, embossed and gilded.
    • Contributor: Blaeu, Joan
    • Date: 1652

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    La Germanie inférieure de Petrus Keerius : c'est à dire: Nouv...
    Germanie inférieure de P. Keerius
    Relief shown pictorially. "Montanus expanded the text, Pieter van den Keere's Germania inferior, 1617"--Tooley's Dict. of mapmakers, Rev. ed. K-P, p. 272. Issued in slip case. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: Stains on some pages. Includes index.
    • Contributor: Keere, Pieter Van Den - Montanus, Petrus
    • Date: 1622

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    Plantas das fortalezas, pagodes & ca. da ilha de Ceilão. Relief shown pictorially only on map of Ceylon as a whole. Date annotated in pencil on title page. Pen-and-ink over pencil. Watercolor also on maps of Colombo, Negombo, and Ceylon as a whole. Watermarks: pennant on a staff flanked by a G and a 3 or a B; circle divided into quarters topped with a d and an S. Bound in vellum with liquid...
    • Date: 1650

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    Novvs atlas Sinensis.
    Novus atlas Sinensis
    Covers 16 provinces of China, Korea, and Japan. Relief shown pictorially. Includes text. Philips 3186 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. On verso of shelflist card: At the end of the atlas are "Byvoeghsel van't koninckryck Catay; door I. G.," xviii p., and "Historie van den Tartarischen oorlog," 40 p.
    • Contributor: Martini, Martino
    • Date: 1655

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    Xia lan zhi zhang.
    遐覽指掌。 | Viewing distant places in the palm of your hand
    Covers Beijing, Nanjing, Shandong, Shanxi, Shanxi, Henan, Huguang, Sichuan, Zhejiang, Jiangxi, Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Yunan, Guizhou, Nü zhen du si wei suo, Dong nan zhu yi, Xi bei zhu yi of Ming Dynasty. Cover title. Pen-and-ink. "Hai wai you jie"--T.p. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes astronomy chart. Gift; Arthur William Hummel; 1930, no. 1. Previous...
    • Contributor: Hummel, Arthur W. (Arthur William)
    • Date: 1647

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    [Tian di tu]
    245-02/$1 天地图。 | Guang yu tu. | Atlas of heaven and earth
    Shows celestial sphere, China as a whole, and 15 provinces fo the Ming Dynasty, Chinese Turkestan, and the "South Seas", including Japan, Philippines, Java, Sumatra, Calicut, Bagdad, etc. Covers Beijing, Henan, Zhejiang, Jiangxi, Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Nanjing, Shandong, Sichuan, Shaanxi, Shanxi, Huguang, Yunan, Guizhou, Dongbei Nüzhe, Dong nan zhu yi, and Xi bei zhu yi. Wood block print with place names labeled by hand....
    • Contributor: Zuo, Junheng - Hummel, Arthur W. (Arthur William)
    • Date: 1601

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    Fen ye yu tu.
    分野與圖. | Atlas of the realm: cosmology and provinces
    Covers Beijing, Nanjing, and 13 other provinces of Ming Dynasty. Cover title. Pen-and-ink. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes astronomy chart. Previous call no.: G2305.F4
    • Date: 1601

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    Guangdong yu tu Wood block print. Includes text which explains boundaries and distance. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Previous call no.: G2308.K8W82 1685 Vault
    • Contributor: Jiang, Yi - Han, Zuodong
    • Date: 1685
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    The figure of the World. In upper right corner: p. 2. includes text and 4 diagrams. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy has red-bordered label affixed to verso, with 516/1 written in ink. Left margin trimmed.
    • Date: 1650
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    [Three maps of the cosmological systems of Ptolemy, Copernicu... Title supplied by cataloger. Includes text. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy assembled from three separate maps, trimmed and mounted on sheet. LC copy imperfect: loss in center of lower margin of Copernican map.
    • Contributor: Fer, Nicolas De
    • Date: 1669
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    Kun yu wan guo quan tu
    坤輿萬國全圖 | Great universal geographic map
    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
    • Date: 1602

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    Orbis terrae novissima descriptio Includes two wind charts, compass rose, lunar chart, climatic zones, armillary sphere, notes and illustrations In upper right corner: I. LC copy mounted on cloth. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Mercator, Gerhard - Hondius, Jodocus - Leclerc, Jean
    • Date: 1602
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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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    Orbis terrarum descriptio duobis planis hemisphaeriis compreh... Includes notes and illustrations including the garden of Eden, the last judgement, and the four seasons. LC copy mounted on paper, wrinkled, with some staining and pin holes in all corners. French map of the North Pole affixed to the back, with manuscript commentary. Shirley, R.W. Mapping of the world, 295 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Geylekerck, Nicolaes - Jansz, Jan
    • Date: 1618
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    Charte vniuerselle de tovt le monde : en laqvelle plvsievrs r...
    Charte universelle de tout le monde
    Relief shown pictorially. Includes illustrations, notes, and two celestial hemispheres. Assembled from two sheets. LC copy lightly colored, in green only. Mounted on cloth, with pin holes in all corners. Shirley, R.W. Mapping of the world, 323 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Danckerts, Cornelis - Tavernier, Melchior
    • Date: 1628
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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 ...
    Nova 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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    Nova totius terrarum orbis geographica ac hydrographica tabula
    Briefve declaration de la division, forme & singularitez du monde
    Includes two ancillary celestial hemispheres, notes, and illustrations. Map appears in Nicolas Tassin's Cartes generales de tovtes les prouinces de France. LC copy has text in French on three sheets framing the map on right, left, and lower margins. This text was published by Jean le Clerc, and does not seem to be directly related to the map. The entire composite sheet is mounted...
    • Contributor: Hondius, Jodocus - Le Roy, Henri - Lochom, Michel Van - Le Clerc, Jean - Tassin, Christophe Nicolas
    • Date: 1636
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    Orbis terrarum typus de integro multis in locis emendatus Includes illustrations of the seasons and the elements, notes, and two celestial hemispheres. Illustrations of costumes: Hispani -- Galli -- Itali -- Germani -- Angli -- Belgae -- Groenlandi -- Chinenses -- Javani -- Guineenses -- Peruuiani -- Magellanici. LC copy mounted on cloth, with mended tears and all margins ragged. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Visscher, Claes Jansz - Goos, Pieter
    • Date: 1639
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    Nova totivs terrarvm orbis geographica ac hydrographica tabvla
    Nova totius terrarum orbis geographica ac hydrographica tabula | Beschrijvinghe des geheelen aerdtrycx
    Relief shown pictorially. Date from dedication. Assembled from two sheets. Appears in Jansson's Nieuwen atlas, volume 1, 1657. Includes notes. Illustrations include images of the four elements and portraits of Julius Caeser, Ptolemy, Mercator and Hondius. Latin. Text on verso in Dutch. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Hondius, Jodocus - Jansson, Jan
    • Date: 1641
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    Vniversale descrittione di tvtto il monde
    Universale descrittione di tutto 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 totivs terrarvm orbis geographica ac hydrographica tabvl...
    Nova totius terrarum orbis geographica ac hydrographica tabula
    Includes northern and southern celestial hemispheres, charts of longitude, notes, and illustrations of the four elements. LC copy mounted on paper. Shirley, Rodney W. Mapping of the world. 1983, 360 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Tavernier, Melchior
    • Date: 1643
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    Novvelle et exacte description dv globe terrestre
    Nouvelle et exacte description du globe terrestre
    Includes illustrations of the seasons and the elements, notes, and two celestial hemispheres. According to Shirley, the map is based on one by Visscher, rather than Blaeu. Illustrations of costumes: Francois -- Espaignolz -- Italiens -- Allemans -- Anglois -- Hollandois -- Cevx de lisle de Groenland -- Les Chinois -- De lisle de Java -- De la Gvinee -- Dv Perov -- De...
    • Contributor: Blaeu, Willem Janszoon - Visscher, Claes Jansz - Fer, Antoine De
    • Date: 1645
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    Novvelle et exacte description de la terre vniverselle : selo...
    Nouvelle et exacte description de la terre universelle
    Relief shown pictorially. Shows California as an island. Includes two mariner's compasses, a perpetual calendar, diagram of the solar system, star charts of northern and southern hemispheres, text, and illustrations. LC copy mounted on cloth. Left and right margins ragged, liquid stain in middle of upper part of map. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Boisseau, Jean
    • Date: 1646
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    Charte vniuerselle de tovt le monde.
    Charte universelle de tout le monde
    Relief shown pictorially. Includes notes. Illustrations include images of the garden of Eden and the Last Judgment and four allegorical figures in the corners of the sheet. Assembled from 4 sheets. LC copy in two sheets, mounted together on cloth. Fold lined through the center of each hemisphere, with losses along folds. Annotated with orange pencil "x"s in North and Central America. Shirley, R.W....
    • Contributor: Berey, Nicolas
    • Date: 1650
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    Mappe-monde, ou carte générale du monde : dessignée en deux p... Relief shown pictorially. Shows California as an island. LC copy stamped on: 480B. Mounted on cloth. Annotations in Australia. Shirley, R.W. Mapping of the world, 390 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Sanson, Nicolas - Mariette, Pierre - Rivière
    • Date: 1651
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    L'hydrographie ou description de l'eau au c'est a dire des me...
    Hydrographie ou description des principales mers
    Relief shown pictorially. Shows California as an island. Shirley, R.W. Mapping of the world, 394 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Sanson, Nicolas
    • Date: 1652
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    Orbis terrarum typus de integro multis in locis emendatus Includes illustrations of the seasons and the elements, notes, and two celestial hemispheres. Illustrations of costumes: Hispani -- Galli -- Itali -- Germani -- Angli -- Belgae -- Groenlandi -- Chinenses -- Javani -- Guineenses -- Peruuiani -- Magellanici. LC copy mounted on cloth, rubbed, discolored. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Visscher, Claes Jansz - Goos, Pieter
    • Date: 1652
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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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    Orbis vetus et orbis veteris utraque continens, terrarumq[ue]... Relief shown pictorially. "Cum privilegio regis ad Vicennium." Shows California as an island. Appears in Sanson's Cartes generales de toutes les parties du monde. Shirley, R.W. Mapping of the world, 400 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Sanson, Nicolas - Somer, J. - Mariette, Pierre
    • Date: 1657
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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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    Mappe-monde, ou carte generale du globe terrestre : represent... Relief shown pictorially. Shows California as an island. LC copy: left half mounted on paper, fold lined. Lightly hand colored to mark continental boundaries and some place names. Shirley, Rodney W. Mapping of the world. 1983, 419 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Sanson, Nicolas - Mariette, Pierre
    • Date: 1669
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    Kun yu quan tu.
    坤舆全图.
    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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    Novissima totius terrarum orbis tabula Shows California as an island. Includes illustrations, including scenes of the four seasons. Ancillary maps and charts: Incrementum et decrementum dierū -- Phasis lunae naturalis -- Hypothesis Tychonican -- Hypothesis Ptolomaica -- Phasis lunae artificialis -- Hypothesis Copernicana. Appears in Seller's Atlas maritimus. LC copy trimmed to neat line on left, right and bottom margins. Shirley, R.W. Mapping of the world, 460 Available also...
    • Contributor: Seller, John
    • Date: 1675
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    Carte vniverselle du commerce, c'est à dire carte hidrographi...
    Carte universelle du commerce
    Relief shown pictorially. Includes illustrations of ships on trade routes. Shows California as an island. LC copy foldlined. Stamped on verso: 6849. Shirley, R.W. Mapping of the world, 364 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Duval, P. (Pierre)
    • Date: 1677
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    Mappe-monde, ou carte generale du globe terrestre : represent... Relief shown pictorially. Appears in atlases published after Sanson's death by his heirs. LC copy: fold lined, with liquid staining from left and right margins to middle of hemispheres. Lightly hand colored to mark political boundaries. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Sanson, Nicolas - Mariette, Pierre
    • Date: 1678
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    A mapp of all the world projected in two hemispheres in which... Relief shown pictorially. Includes illustrated cartouche and coat of arms. Dedicated to Charles II. Shows California as an island. Shirley, R.W. Mapping of the world, 501 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Sanson, Nicolas - Berry, William
    • Date: 1680
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    Nova totius terrarum orbis tabula. Relief shown pictorially. Includes two ancillary polar hemispheres and illustrations. LC copy foldlined, with three pin holes in lower margin. Hand coloring to delineate continental boundaries only. Shirley, Rodney W. Mapping of the world. 1983, 499 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Wit, Frederik De
    • Date: 1680
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    Mappa mondo o vero carta generale del globo terestre : rapres... LC copy lightly hand colored, showing political boundaries only. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Sanson, Nicolas - Luillier, J.
    • Date: 1684
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    Nova orbis tabvla in lvcem edita
    Nova orbis tabula in lucem 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
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    To Capt. John Wood this map of the world, drawn according to ...
    Map of the world, drawn according to Mercators projection
    Relief shown pictorially. Shows California as an island. Includes the name "Pensilvania", so is a second state issued after 1682. Includes illustrations, north polar hemisphere, two compass roses and rhumb lines. Printed on two sheets and pasted together. Shirley, Rodney W. Mapping of the world. 1983, 472 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Morden, Robert - Berry, William
    • Date: 1690
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    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
    • Date: 1690
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    Nova orbis tabula, ad usum serenissimi Burgundiae Ducis
    Mappe monde ou description du globe terrestre & aquatique presentée a Monseigneur Le Duc de Bourgogne
    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
    • Date: 1694
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    Mappe-monde, dressé sur les observations de mrs. de l'Academi...
    Nova orbis tabula ad usum serenissimi Burgundiae ducis
    Relief shown pictorially. Includes illustrations and 4 small hemispherical polar projections. Appears in Sanson's Atlas nouveau. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. French. Alternate title only in Latin.
    • Contributor: Sanson, Nicolas - Mortier, Pierre
    • Date: 1696
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    [Sphendonē], hoc est, fvnda Posidonii.
    Sphendonē, that is, the world of Posidonii | Dionysius in the world traveled by the Greeks
    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
    • Date: 1630
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    [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.
    • Date: 1615
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    [Globus terrarum] Relief shown pictorially. Gores for a 20 cm. globe. Title supplied by cataloger. Date from Shirley's Mapping of the world, 1993. Includes ill. LC copy: Sheet 1 annotated in pencil in upper right "W. Lowery" and in ink in upper left "27". Sheet 4 annotated in ink in upper right "114" and lower left "26". LC copy imperfect: Lacking sheet 2. Central vertical fold...
    • Contributor: Habrecht, Isaac - Fürst, Paul
    • Date: 1612
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    [Globus terrarum] Relief shown pictorially. Gores for a 16.3 cm. globe. Title supplied by cataloger. Includes watermark. Includes ill. LC copy: Pencil annotations across bottom. LC copy imperfect: Central horizontal and vertical fold lines. Liquid staining on upper and lower right and left. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no.: 2004-3
    • Contributor: Blacus, G. I. - Jollain, Gérard
    • Date: 1666
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    Nova et accvrata Poli Arctici : et terrarum circum iacentium ... Coloring with water colors and illumination with gold and silver ascribed to D.J. v. Santen. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 2-81 Vault
    • Contributor: Jansson, Jan - Santen, Dirck Jansz Van
    • Date: 1650
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    America. Relief shown pictorially. Described in: The mapping of North America / Philip D. Burden. 1996. p. 165. Includes notes, ill., and cartouche with text. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Fold-lined. LC copy imperfect: Margin in upper and lower left corner of sheet cut out. Pin holes in margins of all corners.
    • Contributor: Arnoldi, Arnoldo DI - Florimi, Matteo
    • Date: 1600
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    Americae sive novi orbis proximarvmqz regionum orae descriptio.
    Americae sive novi orbis proximarumqz regionum orae descriptio
    Relief shown pictorially. Attributed to: Johannes Metellus. Appears in the author's Speculum orbis terrae, 1602. Described in: The mapping of North America / Philip D. Burden. 1996. p. 176-7. Latin text on verso. Fold-lined. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vendor: George Tobolowsky Acquisitions control no. 2004-052
    • Contributor: Matal, Jean
    • Date: 1602
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    America, noviter delineata Relief shown pictorially. Includes insets of Greenland and Antarctica and ill. of native figures and town views in margins. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 45-83 Vault
    • Contributor: Hondius, Jodocus - Jansson, Jan
    • Date: 1622
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    America with those known parts in that unknowne worlde both p... Scale ca. 1:30,000,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. "Are to be sold by Thomas Bassett in Fleet street and by Richard Chiswell in St. Pauls Churchyard." Includes text, inset of Greenland, col. illus. of native figures and town views in margins. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Speed, John - Goos, Abraham - Bassett, Thomas - Chiswell, Richard
    • Date: 1626
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    Nova America descriptio Relief shown pictorially. Sheet issued as part of a set of 5 maps; one map covers entire world and 4 maps cover individual continents. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Control no.: 2001-25
    • Contributor: Visscher, Nicolaes - Jollain, Gérard
    • Date: 1657
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    Nova totivs Americæ descriptio.
    Nova totius Americæ descriptio
    Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Vault
    • Contributor: Wit, Frederik De.
    • Date: 1660
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    Carte de l'Amerique : corrigeé, et augmenteé, dessus toutes l...
    Carte de l'Ameriqve :
    Relief shown pictorially. Appears in the author's Carte generale de France et de ses nouuelles acquisitions. Paris, 1661. Includes inset of the north pole region, inset of the south pole region, text in margin surrounding map, and ill. Vertically fold-lined at center. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vendor: Richard B. Arkway/Cohen & Taliaferro Acquisitions control no....
    • Contributor: Berey, Nicolas
    • Date: 1661
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    Americæ nova descriptio
    Americae nova descriptio
    Relief shown pictorially. A re-engraved version of a map previously published for Henri Seile in 1652 under the title "Americae descriptio nova" and subsequently re-published from the same engraving as the 1652 map for Phillippi Chetwood in 1666. Appears in Peter Heylyn's "Cosmography in four books", 1677. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault
    • Contributor: Seile, Anne - Vaughan, Robert
    • Date: 1663
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    Americæ descriptio nova Relief shown pictorially. From the Rosenwald Collection, Library of Congress. Appears in Peter Heylyn's Cosmography in four books, 1670. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Another copy filed in Rare Book Roon, G114.H62. Acquisitions control no. 20-82 Vault
    • Contributor: Trevethen, William - Chetwind, Philip - Rosenwald, Lessing J. (Lessing Julius)
    • Date: 1660
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    America noviter delineata Relief shown pictorially. Includes insets of north and south polar regions, and ill. of native figures and town views in margin. Prime meridian: Ferro. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 39-84
    • Contributor: Hondius, Jodocus - Todeschi, Pietro
    • Date: 1670
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    Totius Americae nova et exacta tabula ex optimis tum geograph...
    Totivs Americae nova et exacta tabvla ex optimis tvm geographorvm tvm aliorvm scriptis collecta et ad hodiernam regnorvm principatvvm et maiorvm partivm distinctionem accomodata
    Relief shown pictorially. Also shows Iberian peninsula and west coast of Africa. Not attributable to Blaeu, but instead derived from Cornelius Danckert's 1647 map of the same title, according to Burden's The mapping of North America, 1996. Includes polar stereographic inset and ill. Copy imperfect: lacking eastern sheet. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no....
    • Contributor: Rossi, Giovanni Giacomo De - Blaeu, Willem Janszoon - Danckerts, Cornelis
    • Date: 1679
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    [Map of a part of the island of Cuba and of the Bahamas]. Relief shown pictorially. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 156 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault
    • Contributor: Vinckeboons, Joan
    • Date: 1650
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    Pascaert van Nieuw Nederlandt Virginia, ende Nieuw-Engelandt ... Shows northeast coast of the United States from New England to Virginia including coastal features and other geographical entities. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Attributed to Joan Vinckeboons by comparison with his other Dutch maps in Henry Harrisse collection. Described in Terrae incognitae, v. xvi, 1984. Richard W. Stephenson's The Henry Harrisse collection ... , p. 40; the second volume has binder's title "Manuscript maps Atlantic...
    • Contributor: Vinckeboons, Joan
    • Date: 1639
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    Noort Rivier in Niew Neerlandt. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Shows the Hudson River from Manhattan Island to Albany, natural features, and other geographical entities in the region. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Attributed to Joan Vinckeboons by comparison with his other Dutch maps in Henry Harrisse collection. Described in Terrae incognitae, v. xvi, 1984. Richard W. Stephenson's The Henry Harrisse collection ... , p. 40; the third volume...
    • Contributor: Vinckeboons, Joan
    • Date: 1639
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    Caert vande Svydt Rivier in Niew Nederland. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Shows the region of the Delaware Bay and river, natural features, and other geographical entities. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Attributed to Joan Vinckeboons by comparison with his other Dutch maps in Henry Harrisse collection. Described in Terrae incognitae, v. xvi, 1984. Richard W. Stephenson's The Henry Harrisse collection ... , p. 40; the third volume has binder's title...
    • Contributor: Vinckeboons, Joan
    • Date: 1639
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    Nova Hispania, Nova Galicia, Gvatimala.
    Nova Hispania, Nova Galicia, Guatimala
    Relief shown pictorially. Appears in Ogilby's America and Montanus' De nieuwe en onbekende weerld. 1671. Phillips, Maps of America, pp. 404 and 405. Ogilby, John, America, pp. 238-239. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Ogilby, John - Montanus, Arnoldus
    • Date: 1671
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    Virginia et Florida.
    Virginia
    Relief shown pictorially. Includes decorative cartouche. Publication information from atlas title page. Text titled "Florida" on verso. Prime meridian: Ferro. In left margin: 899. LC copy accompanied by card with red bordered label with manuscript "602/88". Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Mercator, Gerard
    • Date: 1637
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    Nova Anglia, Novvm Belgivm et Virginia. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Jansson, Jan
    • Date: 1642
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    Amérique septentrionale Relief shown pictorially and by shading. Prime meridian: [Paris]. From his 1658 (i.e. 1660) Cartes générales de toutes les parties du monde (Phillips 4260). Second state: Lake Ontario contains shading along border. Copy annotated in pencil on upper and lower left corners of map Copy imperfect: Brittle and torn along edges Phillips. Maps of America, p. 560 Available also through the Library of Congress...
    • Contributor: Sanson, Nicolas - Peyrounin, A. - Mariette, Pierre-Jean
    • Date: 1650
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    America Septentrionalis Relief shown pictorially. Appears in v. 3 of Nieuwen atlas, ofte vverelt-beschrijvinge, vertonende de voornaemste rijcken ende landen des gheheelen Aerdt-Bodems. Amstelodami : Apud Ioannem Ianssonium, 1652-3. Equator, some coasts, and other details gilded. Includes notes and ill. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Exhibited: Rivers, edens, empires: Lewis & Clark and the revealing of America, Library...
    • Contributor: Jansson, Jan
    • Date: 1652
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    Amérique septentrionale divisée en ses principales parties, o...
    Amerique septentrionale divisée en ses principales parties, sçauoir les terres Arctiques, le Canada, ou Nouvelle France, le Mexique ou Nouvelle Espagne, le Nouveau Mexique, les isles de Terre Neuve, de Californie, et Antilles ...
    Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: Ferro. Has watermarks. Copy imperfect: Tears along edge Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Control no. 2001-29
    • Contributor: Sanson, Nicolas - Jaillot, Alexis Hubert
    • Date: 1674
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    America Septentrionalis divisa in suas principales partes et ... Relief shown pictorially. Mounted on cardboard. Copy imperfect: Stained and torn along fold lines Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Sanson, P. D. - Hofmann, Johann Jacob
    • Date: 1679
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    North America divided into its principall parts where are dis...
    North America divided into its pricipall parts, viz. Arctick lands, New North Wales, N. South Wales, N. Brittain, Canada, N. France, N. Scotland, N. England, N. York, N. Jarsey, Mary-Land, Virginia, Carolina, Florida, Mexico, the islands of New Found Land, California, the Antilles, in which are distinguished the severall countries as they are possessed by the English, Spanish, and French, &c.
    Relief shown pictorially. At upper right: Described by Sanson, corrected and amended by William Berry. Prime meridian: Ferro. Includes ill. Sectioned and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Berry, William - Sanson, Nicolas
    • Date: 1680
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    North America divided into its III principall [sic] parts. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. 2 copies, second copy has been ornamented by the addition of 4 ships in the sea. Vault
    • Contributor: Lea, Philip
    • Date: 1685
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    America Settentrionale colle nuoue scoperte fin al'anno 1688,...
    America Settentrionale colle nuove scoperte fin al'anno 1688, divisa nelle sue parti secundo lo stato
    Relief shown pictorially. Shows California as an island. Appears in the author's Atlante veneto, 1691-1697. Includes notes and illustrations. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy folded, with hinges for binding.
    • Contributor: Coronelli, Vincenzo
    • Date: 1688
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    Carte generalle de la Nouvelle France ou est compris la Lovis... Relief shown pictorially. Appears in some copies of: Premier etablissement de la foy dans la Nouvelle France / Chrestien Le Clercq. Paris A. Auroy, 1691. Also appears in some copies of Nouvelle relation de la Gaspesie / Chrestien Le Clercq. Paris : A. Auroy, 1691. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault Acquisitions control no. 9-88
    • Contributor: Rouillard, I. - Boudan, L. - Le Clercq, Chrestien
    • Date: 1691
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    Amerique septentrionale divisée en ses principales parties Based on a map published by Nicolas Sanson in 1650. Latin title in upper margin: "America septentrionalis in suas praecipuas parte divisa, ad usum serenissimi Burgundiae ducis." Relief shown pictorially. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Jaillot, Alexis Hubert
    • Date: 1694
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    Americqve septentrionale
    Americque septentrionale
    Relief shown pictorially. Shows California as an island. LC copy mounted on paper. Red bordered label with manuscript "603/100" in upper right corner. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Sanson, Nicolas - Peyrounin, A.
    • Date: 1695
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    Description de la Nouvelle France, ou, sont remarquées les di... Relief shown pictorially. Annotated in brown ink in upper right margin: 191. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 8-85A Vault
    • Contributor: Boisseau, Jean
    • Date: 1643
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    Novae Franciae accurata delineatio 1657. Relief shown pictorially. Includes inset of "Huronum explicata tabula" and ill. LC copy incomplete: Eastern sheet missing. Annotated in pencil in lower right margin: #36. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault Acquisitions control no. 2000-30
    • Contributor: Bressani, Francesco Giuseppe
    • Date: 1657
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    Description de la Nouvelle France, ou, sont remarquées les di... Relief shown pictorially. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 8-85B Vault
    • Date: 1660
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    Le Canada faict par le Sr. de Champlain, ou, sont, La Nouvell... Relief shown pictorially. Indexed. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 34-86 Vault
    • Contributor: Duval, P. (Pierre)
    • Date: 1664
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    Novi Belgii, quod nunc Novi Jorck vocatur, Novæ [que] Angliæ ... Scale ca. 1:3,500,000. Relief shown pictorially. Appears in the author's America, London, 1670. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes ill. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Ogilby, John
    • Date: 1670
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    Belgii novi, angliæ novæ, et partis Virginiæ : novissima deli... Relief shown pictorially. Taken from Jan Jansson's Atlantis majoris, 1657, no. 59. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault
    • Contributor: Jansson, Jan
    • Date: 1657
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    Novi Belgii Novæque Angliæ nec non partis Virginiæ tabula : m... Covers New England and Middle Atlantic region southward to Hampton Roads. Shows colony names, colonial town names, and names of Amerindian tribes. Relief shown pictorially. Meridians numbered 297 to 312 from west to east. Differs from other issue in having different areas indicated by hand coloring. Stokes, Iconography, p. 147 (vol. 1) [lists dates as 1651-55]. Map collectors circle, #24. Phillips, 465. Available also...
    • Contributor: Visscher, Nicolaes - Schenk, Petrus
    • Date: 169?
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    A map of New-England, being the first that ever was here cut,... Scale ca. 1:900,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Oriented with north to the right. Relief shown pictorially. "This is a copy of the first map engraved in New England. Taken from one in Hubbard's Narrative of the troubles with the Indians in New England, supposed to have been published in 1677." "The figures that are joyned with the names of places are to distinguish such as have...
    • Contributor: Hubbard, William
    • Date: 1677
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    A new map of Virginia, Maryland, and the improved parts of Pe... Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Date and attribution from On the Map, 1983 (Figure 24). First state of map published originally in 1685 by Christopher Browne with the imprint in the cartouche under the title. No longitude lines are given. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy annotated with pencil in bottom margin. Stamped...
    • Contributor: Browne, Christopher
    • Date: 1685
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    New Yorke 1695. Facsimile. Original version: [New York? : s.n., 1695]. Includes index to points of interest. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Miller, John
    • Date: 1695
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    A map of Rariton River, Milstone River, South River ... (1685) Bibliographic information on back reprinted. Stokes called this "the first known copperplate made in America." (v. 6 plate 84, opp. p. 60). This was disproved by Wroth. Map was engraved in England. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Reid, John - Simson, R.
    • Date: 1685
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    A mapp of ye improved part of Pensilvania in America, divided... Shows rural landholders' names and lots in Philadelphia, Chester, and Bucks Counties. First issue. Includes indexes of landholders, inset of "The city of Philadelphia, two miles in length and one in breadth," and coat of arms. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault
    • Contributor: Holme, Thomas - Harris, John - Lea, Philip
    • Date: 1687
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    Fac-simile of Holmes-map of the province of Pennsylvania : wi... Shows rural landholders' names and lots in the Philadelphia region. Alternate title at top: A map of the improved part of the province of Pennsylvania in America : begun by William Penn, proprietor and governor thereof, anno 1681. Facsim. "Reproduced from the original in the Philadelphia Library by the anastatic process." Original version: A map of the province of Pennsilvania : containing the three...
    • Contributor: Holme, Thomas - Smith, Lloyd P. (Lloyd Pearsall) - Greene, Robert - Thornton, John
    • Date: 1687
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    A mapp of ye improved part of Pensilvania in America, divided... Shows rural landholders' names and lots in Philadelphia, Chester, and Bucks Counties. Third issue. Includes indexes of landholders, inset of "The city of Philadelphia, two miles in length and one in breadth," and coat of arms. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault
    • Contributor: Holme, Thomas - Harris, John - Lea, Philip
    • Date: 1687
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    A mapp of ye improved part of Pensilvania in America, divided... Shows rural landholders' names and lots in Philadelphia, Chester, and Bucks Counties. First issue. From the Rosenwald Collection, no. 1308. Includes indexes of landholders, inset of "The City of Philadelphia, two miles in length and one in breadth," and coat of arms. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault
    • Contributor: Holme, Thomas - Harris, John - Lea, Philip - Rosenwald, Lessing J. (Lessing Julius)
    • Date: 1687
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    La Floride Relief shown pictorially. Shows the coastline from Secotan in Virginia to Planuco in Mexico; the interior is shown to 40 degrees of latitude north and includes lakes and rivers in the region. Prime meridian: [Ferro]. Appears to be no. [3] detached from: L'Amériqve en plvsievrs cartes novvelles, et exactes, &c., ... Paris, [1657?] -P.L. Phillips, A list of geographical atlases in the Library of...
    • Contributor: Sanson, Nicolas
    • Date: 1657
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    Virginia Relief shown pictorially. This map was issued with but not integral to Historia mundi, and is either inserted or pasted in some copies, appearing in various locations in the text. Phillips, 451 Phillips, 4255 Includes ill. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 24-85
    • Contributor: Hall, Ralph
    • Date: 1636
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    Nova Virginiae tabvla
    Nova Virginiae tabula
    Relief shown pictorially. Oriented with north to right. "Amstelodami, ex officina Henrici Hondii." Accompanied by LC jacket note. Copied ? from John Smith map. Includes illustrations and coat-of-arms. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Hondius, Hendrik
    • Date: 1642