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Map The figure of the World.

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  • The figure of the World.

Created / Published

  • [England?] : [Publisher not identified], [between 1650 and 1699?]


  • Systeme Mundi secundum Copernicum -- Secundum Cartesium -- Secundem Tichonem Brahium -- Systema Ptolomei, according to the system of Ptolomee who holds that the Earth is unmoveable in the center of the World.


  • -  Ptolemy,--active 2nd century
  • -  Copernicus, Nicolaus,--1473-1543
  • -  Brahe, Tycho,--1546-1601
  • -  Descartes, René,--1596-1650
  • -  Astronomy--Charts, diagrams, etc.--Early works to 1800
  • -  Stars--Charts, diagrams, etc.--Early works to 1800
  • -  Universe


  • Celestial charts


  • -  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.


  • 4 maps on 1 sheet ; 12 cm diameter or smaller, sheet 21 x 34 cm

Call Number/Physical Location

  • G3190 1650 .F5


  • Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540 to 4650 USA dcu

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2013593143

Online Format

  • image

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Chicago citation style:

The figure of the World. [England?: publisher not identified, between 1650 and 1699?, 1650] Map.

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(1650) The figure of the World. [England?: publisher not identified, between 1650 and 1699?] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

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The figure of the World. [England?: publisher not identified, between 1650 and 1699?, 1650] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.