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  • Map
    Western New World or Hemisphere. Eastern Old World or Hemisphere. 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
    A collection of maps, charts, drawings, surveys, etc, published from time to time, by order of the two houses of Congress : [United States, Western Hemisphere, and the world]. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Depths shown by soundings. Phillips 1384 "This is not a complete collection of the maps, charts, &c., published by order of Congress. It contains such only as could be collected when this volume was bound--1843." LC copy disbound. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: United States. Congress
    • Date: 1843

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    Maps of the world's nations. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: United States. Central Intelligence Agency
    • Date: 1976

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    Eclipse of the sun, 1846 : April 25
    Magnificent Eclipse of the Sun, April 25th, 1846 : this is the greatest Eclispe visible to the United States until May 26th, 1854.
    "Deposited in the Clerk's Office for the Southern District of New York February 21, 1846." Includes notes and world map showing path of eclipse. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy accompanied by broadside mounted on cloth with map: Text in two columns; printed area, including ornamental border, measures 22 x 17 cm. LC copy has ...
    • Contributor: Smith, Asa
    • Date: 1846
  • Map
    [Map of the Western Hemisphere] Title plate to Nova Reperta, a series of engravings after drawings by Stradanus published by Galle in Antwerp. Shows Christopher Columbus pointing to a map of the Western Hemisphere. New France and Florida are indicated in North America. In addition to the map, notable developments in science and technology of the late 16th century are illustrated. Mounted on paper. LC copy imperfect: Margins trimmed. ...
    • Contributor: Straet, Jan Van Der - Galle, Théodore
    • Date: 1590
  • Map
    Bowles's new and accurate map of the world, or Terrestrial globe : laid down from the best observations and newest discoveries particularly those lately made in the south seas by Anson, Byron, ... 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
    Die neuwen Inseln, so hinder Hispanien gegen Orient bey dem land India ligen.
    New weldt oder Inseln, so hinder Hispanien gegen Orient bey dem land India ligen
    Relief shown pictorially. South America labeled in German, geographic features otherwise in Latin. Appears in the author's Cosmographei. Basel, Switzerland. 1550. 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 of Congress, Washington, D.C., July 24-Nov. 29, 2003. Fold-lined.
    • Contributor: Münster, Sebastian
    • Date: 1550
  • Map
    Amerikē Covers North America and South America (Western Hemisphere). In Greek. Hand col. to emphasize country boundaries. LC copy imperfect: Annotated on cloth backing in lead pencil "America" and "27697". Includes inset of southern South America. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no.: 2007-154
    • Contributor: Lazaridis, Her
    • Date: 1860
  • Map
    A new map of the world. "Published June 28th, 1800 by John Wallis at his Map Warehouse, 16 Ludgate Street." Map consists of 2 hemispheres each 20 cm. in diam. Includes 6 ancillary maps showing circles, parallels, zones, meridians, definitions of land and water, and world. LC copy imperfect: One piece missing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault Shelf
    • Contributor: Wallis, J. (John)
    • Date: 1800
  • Map
    Europe, North Africa, and Southwest Asia. "504554 (545524) 1-81." Includes note. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy fold-lined.
    • Contributor: United States. Central Intelligence Agency
    • Date: 1981
  • Map
    Europe, North Africa, and Southwest Asia. Includes note. "800791 (545524) 8-86." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: United States. Central Intelligence Agency
    • Date: 1986
  • Map
    A new and correct map of the world : laid down according to the newest observations & discoveries in several different projections including the trade winds, monsoons, variation of the compass, and ... 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
  • Map
    A new map of the whole continent of America : divided into north and south and West Indies with a descriptive account of the European possessions, as settled by the definitive treaty ... Relief shown pictorially. Appears in the author's A general atlas describing the whole universe. London : Sayer and Bennett, 1777. Prime meridian: Ferro. Includes inset "The supplement to North America containing the countries adjoining to Baffin's & Hudson's bays," tables showing European possessions, and 9 articles of the treaty. Fold-lined. Stamped on verso of northern sheet: 28; of southern sheet: 29. Available also through ...
    • Contributor: Kitchin, Thomas - Anville, Jean Baptiste Bourguignon D - Pownall, Thomas - Robert Sayer and John Bennett (Firm)
    • Date: 1777
  • Map
    Carta generale dell' America con porzione della Polinesia o parte orientale dell' Oceanica secondo le nuove scoperte ed observazioni. Relief shown pictorially. Attributed to being engraved by Bernardino Olivieri in the Catalogo delle stampe della Calcografia Camerale, Rome, 1842. Prime meridian: Paris. Plates individually numbered no. 1-9 in upper right corner. Includes numbered political division index on plate no. 7. Sheets bound; front and back cover are sheets of rice paper. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ...
    • Contributor: Olivieri, Bernardino - Calcografia Camerale (Rome, Italy)
    • Date: 1825

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    L'Amerique, divisée en tous ses pays et etats : dressée sur de nouveaux mémoires et sur les derniers observations Relief shown pictorially. Oriented with north to the left. Wheat, C.I. Mapping the transmississippi West, 133 Includes inset of eastern and western hemispheres, text, and cartouche. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Sectioned in half vertically, mounted on cloth.
    • Contributor: Longchamps, Sébastian G. - Janvier, Jean Denis - Chambon, Gobert-Denis
    • Date: 1754
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    Carte d'Amerique dressée pour l'usage du Roy. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: L'isle, Guillaume De - Buache, Philippe
    • Date: 1780
  • Map
    Totius Americae Septentrionalis et Meridionalis novissima repraesentatio quam ex singulis recentium geographorum tabulis collecta luci publicae accommodavit. Relief shown pictorially. Appears in the author's Neuer atlas bestehend in auserlesenen und allerneuesten land-charten über die gantze Welt. Nuremburg, 1707. Includes cartouche with text and title cartouche. Vertically fold-lined at center. Mounted on cloth. In manuscript ink in upper right margin: "13." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Homann, Johann Baptist
    • Date: 1707
  • Map
    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
  • Map
    Muslim distribution : [Islamic countries]. Shows Sunni and Shia sect regions. "758768AI (R01698) 2-02." Includes note. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: United States. Central Intelligence Agency
    • Date: 2002
  • Map
    Muslim distribution : [Islamic countries]. Shows Sunni and Shia sect regions. "735021 (R01698) 6-95." Includes note. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: United States. Central Intelligence Agency
    • Date: 1995
  • 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
    Wallis's New dissected map of world : engraved from the latest authorities for the use of young students in geography ; Neele, sculpt., Strand. "Published June 25th 1812 by John Wallis, 42 Skinner Street, London." Title from label on wooden box. Label on spine of wooden box: Scotland. Map consists of 2 hemispheres each 32 cm. in diam. LC copy imperfect: Several pieces missing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault Shelf
    • Contributor: Wallis, J. (John) - Neele, Samuel John
    • Date: 1812
  • Map
    Northern hemisphere. Alternate title: Projections for northern hemisphere. Stamped on verso: Namcheong, painter. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault
    • Date: 1880
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    Southern hemisphere. Alternate title: Projections for southern hemisphere. Stamped on verso: Namcheong, painter. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault
    • Date: 1880
  • Map
    A new and elegent general atlas, containing maps of each of the United States. 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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