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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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    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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    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 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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    Description de la Nouvelle France, ou, sont remarquées les diverses habitations des françois, despuis la première descouverte jusques à present, receuillie et dressée sur diverses relations modernes, 1643. 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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    Nova Virginiæ tabula. Copy has date annotated on verso: 1644. Relief shown pictorially. Oriented with north to the right. Includes col. ill. German text on verso. Gift; From the collection of Dr. Gerald D. Aurbach, given in his memory by his wife, Hanna, and daughters, Elissa and Pamela. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 94-27 Vault
    • Contributor: Hondius, Hendrik
    • Date: 1644
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    Delineatio generalis Camporum Desertorum vulgo Ukraina : cum adjacentibus provinciis Scale ca. 1:1,750,000. Relief shown pictorially. Oriented with north to the bottom. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text in Latin and French and ill. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Beauplan, Guillaume Le Vasseur - Hondius, Willem
    • Date: 1648
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    Africae nova tabula Relief shown pictorially. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes watermark. Acquisitions control no. 6-85
    • Contributor: Hondius, Jodocus - Picart, H. (Hugues) - Boisseau, Jean
    • Date: 1640
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    General Maps This category includes maps that typically portray the physical environment and a variety of cultural elements for a geographic area at a particular point in time. The maps in this category show a geographic area larger than a city or town and do not display a subject that is part of one of the thematic categories.
    • Date: 1290

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