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    A new map of the country of Carolina. Oriented with north toward the right. Annotated in pencil on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Vault
    • Contributor: Gascoyne, Joel
    • Date: 1682
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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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    Fen ye yu tu.
    分野與圖. | Atlas of the realm: cosmology and provinces
    Covers Beijing, Nanjing, and 13 other provinces of Ming Dynasty. Cover title. Pen-and-ink. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes astronomy chart. Previous call no.: G2305.F4
    • Date: 1601

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    Nowel Amsterdam en Lameriqve : 1672
    Nowel Amsterdam en l'Amériqve : | Nowel Amsterdam en l'Amérique :
    Bird's-eye view of Lisbon, Portugal (not New Amsterdam) showing individual buildings and place-names in French. Map based on: Braun, George, 1540 or 41-1622. Civitates orbis terrarum, [1612-1618] Vol. 5, Olissippo quae nunc Lisboa, Civitas Amplissima Lusitaniae. Relief shown pictorially. Text in Latin and French. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Annotated in pencil on cloth backing. Includes...
    • Contributor: Jollain, Gérard
    • Date: 1672
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    Maps: Bach to Baseball Cards - Conservation Highlights (Preservation, Library of Congress) Maps - Bach to Baseball Cards: Preserving the Nation's Heritage at the Library of Congress
    • Date: 1630
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    Amérique septentrion.lle [i.e. septentrionale] : composée, corigée, et augmētée, sur les iournaux, mémoires, et observations les plus justes qui en ón'́etes.tes en l'année 1685 & 1686, par plusieurs particuliés Covers Canada, Hudson Bay region, and eastern United States. Shows lakes, rivers, villages, and other geographical entities. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. "A Monseigneu, Monseigneur le Marquis de Seignelay, et de Lonré, baron de Seaux, conseiller du Roy en tous conseils, secretaire d'estat & des commandemens de Sa Majesté, commandeur et grand thresorier de ses ordres. Par son très-humble très-obéissant & très obligé serviteur I-Baptiste Louis...
    • Contributor: Franquelin, Jean Baptiste Louis
    • Date: 1685
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    Havana op 't Eyland Cvba.
    Cuba
    Relief shown pictorially and by gradient tints. Shows aerial view of the port of Havana on the island of Cuba including buildings, ships, and fortifications. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Attributed to Joan Vinckeboons by comparison with his other Dutch maps in Henry Harrisse collection. Described in Terrae incognitae, v. xvi, 1984. Richard W. Stephenson's The Henry Harrisse collection ... , p. 40; the first volume...
    • Contributor: Vinckeboons, Joan
    • Date: 1639
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    Noua orbis terrarum delineatio singulari ratione accommodata meridiano tabb. Rudolphi astronomicarum
    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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    Planta de la muy yllustre ciudad de los reyes corte del reino del Peru : [Lima] Selected buildings shown pictorially. Pen-and-ink. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text, index, and col. ill.
    • Contributor: Principe, Bernardo Clemente
    • Date: 1674
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    Dordracvm ; Briela. Perspective map not drawn to scale. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Bird's-eye-view. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. From Pierre d'Avity's Newe archontologia cosmica, engraved by Matthaeus Merian. Indexed for points of interest. LC copy has stamp in lower left corner (823B) Ink inscription in upper right corner (68).
    • Contributor: Merian, Matthaeus - Avity, Pierre D
    • Date: 1646
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    Le Bresil. From his 1658 (i.e. 1660) Cartes générales de toutes les parties du monde (Phillips 4260). Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Sanson, Nicolas
    • Date: 1656
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    Americqve septentrionale
    Americque septentrionale
    Relief shown pictorially. Shows California as an island. LC copy mounted on paper. Red bordered label with manuscript "603/100" in upper right corner. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Sanson, Nicolas - Peyrounin, A.
    • Date: 1695
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    Magnae Tartariae magni mogolis imperii Iaponiae et Chinae nova descriptio. Relief shown pictorially. Appears in De Wit's Atlas. LC copy stamped on: 493. Mounted on cloth. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Wit, Frederik De.
    • Date: 1680
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    [Terrestrial globe gores]. Relief shown pictorially. Title supplied by cataloger. Reissued by Giuseppe di Rossi in 1615. Dedication in upper hemisphere: Illmo. viro optimaraq. artium amatori et Fautori D. Paulo Mellino Romano ... In lower hemisphere: I. Hondius Lectori S. In locorum longitudine ... Longitudines incepimus non ab Insulis Fortunatis ut Ptolome[us], sed ab iis quae acores vocantur quod acus nautica ibi recta in septentrionem vergat Vale....
    • Contributor: Hondius, Jodocus - Rossi, Giuseppe Di.
    • Date: 1615
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    Brasilia. From the author's De Nieuwe en onbekende weereld: of Beschryving van America en 't zuid-land..., 1671 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. LC copy mounted on cloth backing.
    • Contributor: Montanus, Arnoldus - Meurs, Jacob Van
    • Date: 1671
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    Tartariae sive Magni Chami Regni tÿpus. Covers northern Asia. Relief shown pictorially. From Abraham Ortelius's atlas: Theatrvm Orbis Terrarvm, 1603 ed. Hand col. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text, notes, and col. ill. Text on verso.
    • Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham - Vrients, Jan Baptista
    • Date: 1570
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    Palestina, siue Terræ Sanctæ descriptio
    Palestina, sive Terræ Sanctæ descriptio
    Relief shown pictorially. Oriented with north to the left. Includes an inset view of Jerusalem and 18 indexed biblical scenes at top and bottom of sheet. Exhibition: Jordanian Display, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., May 25-27, 2005. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Jansson, Jan
    • Date: 1650
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    Belgii novi, angliæ novæ, et partis Virginiæ : novissima delineatio. Relief shown pictorially. Taken from Jan Jansson's Atlantis majoris, 1657, no. 59. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault
    • Contributor: Jansson, Jan
    • Date: 1657
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    Partie meridionale de l'Inde en deux presqu'isles l'une de ç̧à et l'autre de là le Gange Shows India south of the tropic of Cancer and Southeast Asia, including Indochina, Sumatra, and western Borneo. Relief shown pictorially. Coordinates given from an unidentified prime meridian. Appears in his Cartes generales de toutes les parties du monde, 1658. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy hand colored.
    • Contributor: Sanson, Nicolas - Somer, J.
    • Date: 1654
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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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    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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    Fac-simile of Holmes-map of the province of Pennsylvania : with the names of the original purchasers from William Penn, begun in 1681. Shows rural landholders' names and lots in the Philadelphia region. Alternate title at top: A map of the improved part of the province of Pennsylvania in America : begun by William Penn, proprietor and governor thereof, anno 1681. Facsim. "Reproduced from the original in the Philadelphia Library by the anastatic process." Original version: A map of the province of Pennsilvania : containing the three...
    • Contributor: Holme, Thomas - Smith, Lloyd P. (Lloyd Pearsall) - Greene, Robert - Thornton, John
    • Date: 1687
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    To Capt. John Wood this map of the world, drawn according to Mercators projection, is humbly dedicated
    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 descriptio duobis planis hemisphaeriis comprehe[n]sa 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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    Manatvs gelegen op de Noot [sic] Riuier. Manuscript. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Covers New York City region. Pictorial map showing buildings and points of interest. Depths shown by soundings. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Described in Terrae incognitae, v. xvi, 1984. Richard W. Stephenson's The Henry Harrisse collection ... , p. 40; the third volume has binder's title "Manuscript maps of New-Netherland and Manhattan...
    • Contributor: Vinckeboons, Joan - Library of Congress
    • Date: 1670