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  • Map
    Carta marina navigatoria Portvgallen navigationes, atqve toci...
    Carta marina navigatoria Portugallen navigationes, atque tocius cogniti orbis terre marisque formam naturam situs et terminos nostris temporibus recognitos et ab antiquorum traditione differentes, eciam quor vetusti non meminerunt autore, hec generaliter indicat
    Relief shown pictorially. Includes text and illustrations. Bound in the Schöner Sammelband. Sheet 6 appears to be a proof copy and was laid in after the Sammelband was bound. All sheets except for sheet 6 annotated in ink and red ink by Johann Schöner. All sheets bear a watermark of a triple pointed crown. Sheet 9 has a paper patch within a shield covering...
    • Contributor: Waldseemüller, Martin - Schöner, Johann
    • Date: 1516

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    [Manuscript copy of sheet 6 of Waldseemüller's Carta marina]. Title provided by cataloger. Relief shown pictorially. Includes text and illustrations. Originally bound in the Sammelband. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Waldseemüller, Martin - Schöner, Johann
    • Date: 1516
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    A new and elegent general atlas, containing maps of each of t... Signed by H.S. Tanner, S. Lewis, W. Darby, and Sam Harrison as engravers. Map 54 of Louisiana Territory is a reduction of W. Darby's 4 sheet map issued in 1817. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Lucas, Fielding
    • Date: 1817

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    Tian xia zong yu tu.
    天下總輿圖
    Covers the world, 17 provinces of Qing Dynasty, Xinjiang, and Mongolian tribes. Shows administrative system of Jiaqing period (1801-1820). Wood block print. Gift; Arthur William Hummel; 1930, no. 3. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Previous call no.: G2305.T46 Map Cage
    • Date: 1890

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    Gran tavola cosmografica contenente le rotazioni annuali terr... 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 hyp...
    Planisphaerium Arateum sive Compages Orbium Mundanorum 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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    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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    [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 h... 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
    Nova, et integra vniversi orbis descriptio | Nova, et integra universi 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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    Tabula noua totius orbis.
    Tabula nova totius orbis
    Relief shown pictorially. Woodcut that appears in an edition of Ptolemy's Geographia published in 1541. Includes illustrations and notes. LC copy stamped on in lower left corner: 0 676. Manuscript "246" in upper right corner. Indecipherable drawing off the lower west coast of Africa. Manuscript inscriptions and red bordered label with manuscript "40/48" on verso. Shirley, R.W. Mapping of the world, 47 Available also...
    • Contributor: Fries, Lorenz - Trechsel, Gaspard - Ptolemy
    • Date: 1541
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    Typus orbis descriptione Ptolemaei. Relief shown pictorially. Woodcut that appears in edition of Ptolemy's Geographia published in 1541. Includes illustrations of winds. LC copy stamped on in lower left corner: 0 674. Mounted on cloth and laminated. Shirley, R.W. Mapping of the world, 47 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Fries, Lorenz - Trechsel, Gaspard - Ptolemy
    • Date: 1541
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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.
    Universale descrittione di tutta la terra conosciuta fin qui
    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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    Das erst general inhaltend die Beschreibung und den Circkel d...
    Erst general oder gemeine Tafeln innhaltend den gantzen Umbkreiss und Kugel der Welt
    Woodcut oval map within illustrated border, showing clouds and winds. Includes entwined initials "DK" in lower left corner, standing for the woodcutter David Kandel. Appears in German edition of Sebastian Münster's Cosmografia. Includes illustrations. Text and illustrations on verso. Shirley, R.W. Mapping of the world, 92 Gift ; Mrs. Ellett ; November 7, 1950. Map in Latin. Title and text on verso in German....
    • Contributor: Münster, Sebastian - Kandel, David - Henricpetri, Sebastian
    • Date: 1569
  • Map
    Typvs orbis terrarvm
    Typus orbis terrarum
    Oval map within illustrated border, showing clouds. Appears in Latin edition of Ortelius's Theatrum orbis terrarum. Includes illustrations. Latin text on verso. In lower left: cum privilegio. Has a crack and re-engraved clouds in lower left corner, which, according to Shirley, dates the map to 1579 or later. LC copy mounted on cloth. Shirley, R.W. Mapping of the world, 122 Available also through the...
    • Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham - Hogenburg, Frans (Franciscus)
    • Date: 1579
  • Map
    Typvs orbis terrarvm
    Typus orbis terrarum
    Oval map within illustrated border, showing clouds. Appears in Latin edition of Ortelius's Theatrum orbis terrarum. Includes illustrations. Latin text on verso. In lower left: cum privilegio. Has a crack and re-engraved clouds in lower left corner, which, according to Shirley, dates the map to 1579 or later. Differs from LC's 1579[?] edition in having a more noticeable crack in lower left corner. Also...
    • Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham - Hogenburg, Frans (Franciscus)
    • Date: 1584
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    Typvs orbis terrarvm.
    Typus orbis terrarum
    Oval map within illustrated border, showing clouds. Includes illustrations. Appears to be an etched, probably unauthorized copy of an edition Ortelius's map, possibly made in Italy. This map copies the re-engraved clouds in lower left corner, which, according to Shirley, dates the map to 1579 or later. The word "occidens" on the left edge of the map reads bottom to top rather than top...
    • Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham
    • Date: 1579
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    Die erst general Tafel die Beschreibung und den Circkel des g...
    Erste Landtafel begreifft in sich der ganzen Erdkugel
    Oval map within illustrated border. Woodcut. Appears in Sebastian Münster's Cosmografia. Prime meridian: Ferro. Includes notes. Text and illustration on verso. LC copy mounted in paper frame. Label on verso inscribed "101/52". Shirley, R.W. Mapping of the world, 163 Title and text in German. Place names in Latin. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Münster, Sebastian - Henricpetri, Sebastian
    • Date: 1588
  • Map
    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
  • Map
    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
  • Map
    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
  • Map
    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
  • Map
    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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    A new map of the terraqueous globe according to the ancient d... Appears in his New sett of maps both of antient and present geography. Publication information from 1700 edition. Includes illustrations, notes, and list of abbreviations. Lacking "I" underneath dedication, which is present in editions of the atlas published from 1718 onward. Shirley, R.W. Mapping of the world, 608 English title and text and place names in western hemisphere. Latin place names in eastern hemisphere....
    • Contributor: Wells, Edward - Burghers, Michael
    • Date: 1700
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    A new and correct map of the world : laid down according to t... Relief shown pictorially. Insets: The northern hemisphere upon the plane of the Equinoctial -- The northern coelestial hemisphere -- A projection of ye world upon equidistant meridians and parallels -- The northern hemisphere upon the plane of the Ecliptic -- The face of the moon -- Tycho system -- Sphæra recta -- Mercury -- The sun enlightning ye moon -- The southern hemisphere upon...
    • Contributor: Godson, W.
    • Date: 1702
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    Mappe-monde ou carte générale de la terre Hand colored. Includes 9 portraits. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault Acquisitions control no. 34-82.
    • Contributor: Fer, Nicolas De
    • Date: 1705
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    Mappe-monde ou carte générale de la terre Hand colored. Includes 9 portraits. LC copy annotated in black ink in upper right margin: 6. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Fer, Nicolas De
    • Date: 1705
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    Le globe terrestre représenté en deux plans-hémisphères : dre... Scale ca. 1:35,000,000 at the equator. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Includes text, notes, and ill. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Nolin, Jean Baptiste - Bocquet, Nicolas François
    • Date: 1708
  • Map
    Nansenbushū bankoku shōka no zu
    Bankoku shōka no zu.
    Shows the world, based on knowledge from numerous famous Chinese and Japanese classics and Buddhism. Depths shown pictorially. Wood block print. Map and author, Hōtan, listed in Imago Mundi's Review of early cartography, v. 10, 1954. "... prototype of Buddhist world maps." Bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 94-37
    • Contributor: Sōshun
    • Date: 1710
  • Map
    Planisphere terrestre, suivant les nouvelles observations des...
    Planispherium terrestre secundum recentiores astronomorum observationes
    Relief shown pictorially. Centered on the North Pole. Includes illustrations and notes. This map appears as map 2 in Gueudeville's Le nouveau theatre du monde of 1713, as map 27 in volume 1 of Ottens' Atlas maior, 1641-1729, and as map 5 in volume 1 of Covens and Mortier's Atlas nouveau, 1683-1761. LC copy mounted on cloth. French. Parallel title and notes also in...
    • Contributor: Cassini, Jacques - Aa, Pieter Van Der - Goeree, Jan - Gouwen, Gilliam Van Der - Gueudeville, Nicolas - Ottens, R. (Reinier) - Cóvens Et Mortier
    • Date: 1713
  • Map
    A new map of the terraqueous globe according to the ancient d... Includes illustrations, notes, and list of abbreviations. Includes "I" underneath dedication, which is present in editions of the atlas published from 1718 onward. LC copy has all margins trimmed. Right and left margins ragged. Red bordered label with manuscript "591/1" on upper left corner of verso. English title and text and place names in western hemisphere. Latin place names in eastern hemisphere. Available also...
    • Contributor: Wells, Edward - Burghers, Michael
    • Date: 1718
  • Map
    A new & correct map of the whole World. Two issues, one issue shows colonial sea to sea grants in North America. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. 2 copies, vary slightly. Vault
    • Contributor: Moll, Herman
    • Date: 1719
  • Map
    Mappemonde a l'usage du roy Shows nautical exploration routes. Relief shown pictorially. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes ill. Mounted on cloth.
    • Contributor: L'isle, Guillaume De
    • Date: 1720
  • Map
    Planisphere terrestre, suivant les nouvelles observations des...
    Planispherium terrestre secundum recentiores astronomorum observationes
    Relief shown pictorially. Centered on the North Pole. Includes illustrations and notes. A version of this map appears as map 2 in Gueudeville's Le nouveau theatre du monde of 1713, as map 27 in volume 1 of Ottens' Atlas maior, 1641-1729, and as map 5 in volume 1 of Covens and Mortier's Atlas nouveau, 1683-1761. LC copy trimmed to neat line, mounted on paper...
    • Contributor: Cassini, Jacques - Goeree, Jan - Gouwen, Gilliam Van Der - Gueudeville, Nicolas - Ottens, R. (Reinier) - Cóvens Et Mortier
    • Date: 1721
  • Map
    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. This edition includes "Routes de Mr. Halley" and "Glaces vues par Mr. Halley" off the east coast of South America. LC copy trimmed to neat line, and mounted on paper, sheet 55 x 80 cm. In manuscript in upper right corner of backing sheet "I". French. Alternate title only in Latin. Available also...
    • Contributor: L'isle, Guillaume De - Cóvens Et Mortier
    • Date: 1730
  • Map
    Astronomische hemel spiegel : waar in men sien kan de merkwaa... Relief shown pictorially. Accompanied by text: Generale verklaringe over deese voorgestelde hemelse verschynselen ... waereld kaart / Symon J. Panser, stads mathem. [1] leaf ; 49 cm. Embden den 14. april 1738. Includes 14 ancillary maps showing solar eclipses, 2 ancillary lunar maps, and ill. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault Acquisitions control no. 99-1
    • Contributor: R. & J. Ottens
    • Date: 1738
  • Map
    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. This edition does not include "Routes de Mr. Halley" and "Glaces vues par Mr. Halley" off the east coast of South America, but does include the limits of "Terre Australe et inconnue Magellanique". LC copy trimmed to neat line on left and right margins. This edition of the map is not found in...
    • Contributor: L'isle, Guillaume De - Cóvens Et Mortier
    • Date: 1740
  • Map
    Mappe-monde, ou carte générale de la terre : divisée en deux ...
    Description geographique
    Relief shown pictorially. Includes text and illustrations, including images of the sun and moon, Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn. Identical title in cartouche has date 1753. Text on left, right, and lower margins, printed on separate sheets. Title above map also printed separately. Text in left margin dated 1728. LC copy mounted on cloth and sectioned into four. Available also through the Library...
    • Contributor: Fer, Nicolas De
    • Date: 1754
  • Map
    Scientia terrarum et coelorum : or, the heavens and earth ast...
    Heavens and earth astronomically and geographically delineated and display'd
    Relief shown by hachures. "As the act directs 20th November 1772." Includes extensive text, tables, and many small astronomical maps, as well as the larger maps and charts listed below. Ancillary maps and diagrams: The solar system -- The Northern Hemisphere -- The Southern Hemisphere -- An astronomical latitude & longitude analemma -- An universal scale of equal parts, chords, sines, tangents, secants, &c.,...
    • Contributor: Dunn, Samuel - Kitchin, Thomas
    • Date: 1772
  • Map
    Mappa totius mundi : adornata juxta observationes dnn. academ... Relief shown pictorially. Appears in Tobias Conrad Lotter's Atlas géographique de cent et huit cartes générales et spéciales. Augsburg, 1778. Includes note, ill., and ancillary maps of the northern hemisphere and southern hemisphere. Date principally obscured. Vertically fold-lined in half, mounted on cloth. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: L'isle, Guillaume De - Lotter, Tobias Conrad
    • Date: 1775
  • Map
    Chart, containing the coasts of California, New Albion, and R... Scale ca. 1:16,300,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: London and Ferro. Shows routes of major exploration. In lower right corner: IV. Includes charts of astronomical observations and descriptive and historic text. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Robert Sayer and John Bennett (Firm)
    • Date: 1775
  • Map
    Bowles's new and accurate map of the world, or Terrestrial gl... Shows various expedition routes. Relief shown pictorially. Includes text and col. ill. Ancillary maps: Solar system -- Northern hemisphere -- Southern hemisphere -- Astronomical latitude and longitude analemma -- Universal scale of equal parts, chords, sines, tangents, secants, & c. & c. -- Chart of the world according to Mercator's projection -- Selenography or a map of the moon -- Vicissitude of seasons explained...
    • Contributor: Bowles, Carington
    • Date: 1780
  • Map
    Carte generale de la terre : appliquée a l'astronomie pour l'... Relief shown pictorially. Includes text, table of climates, table of coordinates, and ill. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Fold-lined. On verso in manuscript ink in upper right corner: 25.
    • Contributor: Flecheux, M.
    • Date: 1782
  • Map
    Sankai yochi zenzu. Scale ca. 1:27,000,000 at the equator. Wood block print, hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Shows continents and oceans of the world at about 1600. Based on Matteo Ricci's World map which was published in China in 1602. Includes text. At head of text: Chikyū bankoku sankai yochi zenzu setsu. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Nagakubo, Sekisui - Ricci, Matteo
    • Date: 1785
  • Map
    Mappe monde, ou carte generale du globe terrestre dessineé su...
    Carte generale du globe terrestre dessineé suivant les regles de la projection des cartes reduites
    Relief shown pictorially. "Carte corrigée, augmentée ... en 1786." Shows routes of Capt. Cook's 3 circumnavigations. Includes illustrated cartouche. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault. AACR2: 100; 650/1 700/1; 700/3
    • Contributor: Delamarche, Charles François - Cook, James - Dussy, E. - Robert De Vaugondy, Didier
    • Date: 1786
  • Map
    Western New World or Hemisphere. Eastern Old World or Hemisph... Shows Western and Eastern hemispheres separately. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault
    • Contributor: Faden, William
    • Date: 1786
  • Map
    Bowles's new pocket map of the world, laid down from the late... Scale ca. 1:75,000,000. Hand colored. LC copy annotated in pencil below New Zealand and in ink above place of publication with manuscript date of 1784. Includes illus. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Bowles, Carington
    • Date: 1791
  • Map
    Le globe terrestre représenté en deux plans-hémisphères : dre... Scale ca. 1:35,000,000 at the equator. Hand colored. LC copy mounted on cloth backing for folding. Relief shown pictorially. Includes text, notes, and ill. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 650/1; 700/1
    • Contributor: Nolin, Jean Baptiste - Bocquet, Nicolas François - Crépy (Firm)
    • Date: 1794
  • Map
    Da Qing tong shu zhi gong wan guo jing wei di qiu shi fang yu...
    大清統屬職貢萬國經緯地球式方輿古今圖 / | Da Qing tong shu zhi gong wan guo jing wei di qiu shi | The Great Qing Dynasty world map of tribute-bearing countries with spherical coordinates, past and present
    Scale ca. 1:60,000,000. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Shows the world in 2 hemispheres. Also shows coordinates and dotted lines on the map. Based on "Zhi fang hui lan si yi tu shuo" produced in 1794. Prime meridian: Beijing LC copy imperfect: very fragile, some pieces missing. Includes text and insets of the complete map of the world and complete map of the 4 oceans. Available...
    • Contributor: Zhuang, Tingfu
    • Date: 1794
  • Map
    Map of the World from the best authorities. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault
    • Contributor: Carey, Mathew
    • Date: 1795
  • Map
    A new map of the world : with all the new discoveries by Capt... Relief shown pictorially. Also shows lines of magnetic variation and marine wind-direction arrows. "Published as the Act directs, Aug't 1st 1799, by I. Evans, No. 41 Long Lane, West Smithfield." Originally printed on 2 sheets. Imperfect: Use-worn, fold-lined, wrinkled/missing small sections at edges, taped on verso at edges. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Purchase; Richard B....
    • Contributor: Kitchen, T. (Thomas) - Evans, John - Kitchen, T.
    • Date: 1799
  • Map
    Map of the world Relief shown by shading. Title within illustration of eagle. Lower left corner cut away. Mounted on cloth. Gift ; Miss Faith Bradford ; July 1957. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Knight, Elizabeth
    • Date: 1810
  • Map
    Da Qing wan nian yi tong tian xia quan tu.
    大清万年一统天下全图. | The great Qing Dynasty's complete map of all under heaven
    Scale ca. 1:2,500,000. Covers from Korea to India, from Russia to Brunei. Shows the world known to the Chinese, with China at the center of the map. Wood block print. Relief shown pictorially. Based on the original map drawn by Huang Qianren in 1767. Hummel purchase 1930, no. 18. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text....
    • Contributor: Huang, Qianren - Hummel, Arthur W. (Arthur William)
    • Date: 1811
  • Map
    The world on Mercator's projection, Scale ca. 1:33,000,000. Hand colored. Sectioned and mounted on cloth backing. Relief shown pictorially. "Published by John Melish & Saml. Harrison." Cartouche: H. Bridport, deld. [sic], G. Murray, sct. Includes text "To find the distance of one place from another" and statistical table. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 650/1; 700/1; 700/2
    • Contributor: Melish, John - Harrison, Samuel - Bridport, Hugh - Murray, George
    • Date: 1817
  • Map
    The world on Mercator's projection, Scale ca. 1:33,000,000. Hand colored. Mounted on cloth backing. Relief shown pictorially. LC copy 2 imperfect: Small pieces missing. Discolored, surface varnished. "Published by John Melish & Saml. Harrison." Cartouche: H. Bridport, deld. [sic], G. Murray, sct. Includes text "To find distance of one place from another" and statistical table. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault...
    • Contributor: Melish, John - Harrison, Samuel - Bridport, Hugh - Murray, George
    • Date: 1818
  • Map
    The world on Mercator's projection, Scale ca. 1:33,000,000. Hand colored. Mounted on cardboard and cloth backing. Relief shown pictorially. LC copy imperfect: Small pieces missing. Discolored and brittle. Cartouche: H. Bridport, deld. [sic], G. Murray, sct. Includes text "To find the distance of one place from another" and statistical table. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 650/1; 700/1; 700/2
    • Contributor: Melish, John - Harrison, Samuel - Bridport, Hugh - Murray, George
    • Date: 1820
  • Map
    The world, on a globular projection, exhibiting the geographi... Relief shown pictorially. Purchase; FY '13 Philip Lee Phillips Society purchase; March 2013. Includes statistics and illustrations of the world's highest mountains and longest rivers by continents. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy sectioned into 24 and mounted on cloth to facilitate folding. Two marbled covers affixed to verso. Dealer: Vobam, Sweden
    • Contributor: Vance, D. H. (David H.) - Vance, D. H.
    • Date: 1826
  • Map
    Chart. "...to accompany Report no. 596, made by T. Butler King,..." Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Maury, M. F.
    • Date: 1848
  • Map
    Colton's illustrated & embellished steel plate map of the wor... Relief shown by hachures. Includes illustrations of cities and people along filigreed border. Inset: view of Antarctic Continent as seen by the U.S. Ship Peacock, January 19th, 1840. 4 x 29 cm. List of distances to and from various cities around the world at the top of map. An explanation of projection at the top of map. An explanation of scale in the lower...
    • Contributor: Johnson, D. Griffing
    • Date: 1854
  • Map
    Globe map of the world. F69929--69932 U.S. Copyright Office "Copyright 1900, by Wm. M. Goldthwaite, Chicago, Ill." Relief shown by hachures. At head of title: Goldthwaites handy hemispheres. Includes inset showing torrid, temperate, and frigid zones. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Two copies. Copy 1 stamped on recto and verso respectively: 69929 and 69932. Copy 2 stamped on recto and verso...
    • Contributor: Goldthwaite, Wm. M. (William M.)
    • Date: 1900
  • Map
    Standard map of the World. CiF 17060 U.S. Copyright Office Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Geographia Map Company
    • Date: 1942
  • Map
    Outline of post-war new world map. F17019 U.S. Copyright Office Scale ca. 1:30,000,000. Shows protectorates and peace-security bases. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text. AACR2: 650/1; 650/2
    • Contributor: Gomberg, Maurice
    • Date: 1942
  • Map
    The trans-orbal map : a Global Press map for one world F18574 U.S. Copyright Office This map which was produced from a photograph of a transparent globe permits a view through the orb or globe; and, enables one to observe the relationship of all the continents to one another and to the world as a whole. Relief shown by shading. Includes text and 3 ancillary maps of the transparent globe showing reverse areas of the...
    • Contributor: Global Press Corporation - Ristow, Walter W. (Walter William)
    • Date: 1944
  • Map
    Political map of the world. "1 January 1982." "505061 (545037) 1-82." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: United States. Central Intelligence Agency
    • Date: 1982
  • Map
    [Political map of the world, 1983]. Title supplied by cataloger. "505153 (A00174) 4-83." Countries not colored. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: United States. Central Intelligence Agency
    • Date: 1983