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    Cities and Towns This category includes maps that depict individual buildings to panoramic views of large urban areas. These maps record the evolution of cities illustrating the development and nature of economic activities, educational and religious facilities, parks, street patterns and widths, and transportation systems.
    • Date: 1500

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    Military Battles and Campaigns This category contains maps showing campaigns of major military conflicts including troop movements, defensive structures and groundworks, roads to and from sites of military engagements, campsites, and local buildings, topography and vegetation. Some of the maps are manuscripts drawn on the field of battle, while others are engraved including some that have manuscript annotations reflecting the history of the battle or campaign. A significant ...
    • Date: 1570

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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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    Finding Our Place in the Cosmos: From Galileo to Sagan and Beyond A thematic collection exploring changing models of the universe through time, ideas of life on other words and Carl Sagan’s place in the tradition of science. It features manuscripts, rare books, celestial atlases, newspaper articles, sheet music and movie posters. Like our ancestors, we look up at the heavens and wonder. What is the structure of the universe? How significant are we? Are we ...
    • Contributor: Sagan, Carl - Druyan, Ann - Macfarlane, Seth

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    Historia mundi, or, Mercator's atlas, containing his cosmologicall descriptions of the fabricke and figure of the world /
    Historia mvndi | Mercator's atlas, containing his cosmologicall descriptions of the fabricke and figure of the world Catalog Record Only
    Relief shown pictorially. Engraved t.p. "W.S." identified as Wye Saltenstall in dedication. Includes letterpress t.p. from the 1635 first edition, with the imprint: Printed by T. Cotes for Michael Sparke and Samuel Cartwright. Paging irregular, e.g., pp. 520-566 follow p. 598. Phillips, 451 Phillips, 2455 Thacher, II, p. 31 (Americana) Map "Aegyptus" folded and bound in between pp. 818-9. Ralph Hall's map of Virginia ...
    • Contributor: Mercator, Gerhard
    • Date: 1637
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    Historia mvndi, Catalog Record Only
    • Contributor: Mercator, Gerhard
    • Date: 1637
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    The kingdome of China.
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    Relief shown pictorially. Appears in Mercator's Historia mundi. London: Printed for M. Sparke, and are to be sowld in greene Arbowre, 1637. Text on verso. In middle bottom margin: Eeee2. In upper right: 867.
    • Contributor: Mercator, Gerhard
    • Date: 1637