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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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    [Aihun, Luosha, Taiwan, Nei Menggu tu]
    [艾渾,羅刹,台灣,蒙古圖] | Pictorical maps of Aihun, Russia, Taiwan and Mongolia
    Scales differ. Manuscript on silk. Relief shown pictorially. Pictorial map. Bird's-eye view. Covers four frontier regions of the Manchu Dynasty, Aihun area, a military colony since the middle of the 17th century on the north banks of the Amur, Russian camp in eastern Siberia, Taiwan and Pescadores Islands, and Inner Mongolia. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. ...
    • Date: 1697
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    A description of the sea coasts ... in the East Indies
    Hack's descript of ye East Indies | Buccaneer atlas
    Covers the coasts of eastern Africa, India, and the East Indies. Relief shown pictorially. Each drawing bears a brief description with soundings, distances and facts regarding anchorages and navigation of rivers which might be of value in pirating activities. This atlas is known as the "Buccaneer atlas" because it results from the experience of Hacke in association with Captain Bartholomew Sharpe, the notorious Buccaneer ...
    • Contributor: Hacke, William
    • Date: 1690

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    [Tian di tu]
    245-02/$1 天地图。 | Guang yu tu. | Atlas of heaven and earth
    Shows celestial sphere, China as a whole, and 15 provinces fo the Ming Dynasty, Chinese Turkestan, and the "South Seas", including Japan, Philippines, Java, Sumatra, Calicut, Bagdad, etc. Covers Beijing, Henan, Zhejiang, Jiangxi, Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Nanjing, Shandong, Sichuan, Shaanxi, Shanxi, Huguang, Yunan, Guizhou, Dongbei Nüzhe, Dong nan zhu yi, and Xi bei zhu yi. Wood block print with place names labeled by hand. ...
    • Contributor: Zuo, Junheng - Hummel, Arthur W. (Arthur William)
    • Date: 1601

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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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    Imperii sinarum nova descriptio. Relief shown pictorially. Appears in: Clüver's Introductionio in universam geographiam tam veterem quam novam ... Venduntur Amstelaedami : Apud Joannem Wolters, 1697. In upper right corner: Tab. 37. From the collection of Andrew Arthur Benton. Includes ill. LC copy stamped on: 626888. In pencil on recto and ink on verso: 34. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Clüver, Philipp
    • Date: 1697
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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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    Guangdong yu tu Wood block print. Includes text which explains boundaries and distance. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Previous call no.: G2308.K8W82 1685 Vault
    • Contributor: Jiang, Yi - Han, Zuodong
    • Date: 1685
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    [Shandong, Zhili, Shengjing hai jiang tu]
    [山東, 直隷, 盛京海疆圖] | Coastal map of Shandong, Zhili, and Shengjing
    Scale ca. 1:125,000. Title supplied. Oriented with north to the left. Relief shown pictorially. Pictorial map. Shows coastal defenses of Shandong, Hebei, and Liaoning Provinces. Hummel gift 1962, no. 6. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Prev. call#: G7822.C6R4 1700 .S4 Vault Shelf AACR2
    • Contributor: Hummel, Arthur W. (Arthur William)
    • Date: 1634

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    Novvs atlas Sinensis.
    Novus atlas Sinensis
    Covers 16 provinces of China, Korea, and Japan. Relief shown pictorially. Includes text. Philips 3186 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. On verso of shelflist card: At the end of the atlas are "Byvoeghsel van't koninckryck Catay; door I. G.," xviii p., and "Historie van den Tartarischen oorlog," 40 p.
    • Contributor: Martini, Martino
    • Date: 1655

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    [Quanzhou Fu yu di tu shuo].
    [泉州府輿地图说]. | Fujiang Sheng hai fang tu | Illustrated atlas of Quanzhou Prefecture
    Covers land and territory in Quanzhou Prefecture. Shows cities, towns, and military posts in Quanzhou fu. Title supplied. Previous supplied title: Quanzhou fu tu shuo. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: Fragile, torn at fold lines. Previous call no.: G2308.F8F9
    • Date: 1602

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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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    A draft of the Ladroon Islands on the coast of China near the mouth of the river Canton. Catalog Record Only "Paddy grounds" indicated along the Canton (Pearl/Xi River). Relief shown pictorially. Includes 2 coastal profile drawings, 32 rhumb lines radiating from a compass rose, and a scale of leagues. Dealer: Graham Arader, New York.
    • Contributor: Kempthorne, John
    • Date: 1687
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    The kingdome of China.
    China Catalog Record Only
    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
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    Imperii sinarum nova descriptio.
    Imperii sinarvm nova descriptio Catalog Record Only
    Relief shown pictorially. Appears in: Martino Martini's Novus atlas sinensis. Amsterdam : J. Blaeu, 1655. Includes ill.
    • Contributor: Martini, Martino
    • Date: 1655
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    Tabula Tartariae et majoris partis regni Chinae / Catalog Record Only Relief shown pictorially. LC copy stamped on: 493. Darkened, brittle, missing parts of margins, and mounted on cloth.
    • Contributor: Wit, Frederik De.
    • Date: 1680
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    Tian di tu juan.
    天地图卷 Catalog Record Only
    Covers Beijing, Nanjing, Shandong, Shanxi, Shanxi, Zhejiang, Fujian, Henan, Huguang, Jiangxi, Sichuan, Guangdong, Guangxi, Yunan, Guizhou, Dongbei zhu yi, Dong nan zhu yi, and Xi bei zhu yi of Ming Dynasty. Shows 15 provinces, their capital cities, and prefectural cities in each province. Translated title: Atlas of the Ming Empire. Pen-and-ink. Includes astronomical chart and text. Gift; Arthur William Hummel; 1934, no. 2. Previous ...
    • Date: 1621
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    China veteribus sinarum regio nunc incolis tame dicta. Catalog Record Only Relief shown pictorially. Appears in Blaeu's Theatrum orbis terrarum. 1635. Includes ill. LC copy mounted on paper.
    • Contributor: Blaeu, Willem Janszoon
    • Date: 1635
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    China veteribus sinarum regio nunc incolis tame dicta. Catalog Record Only Relief shown pictorially. Appears in Gottfried's Historische chronica. A version of Blaeu's map of the same title of about 1635. Includes ill. LC copy stamped on: 626888. "95" annotated in ink in upper right corner.
    • Contributor: Merian, Matthaeus
    • Date: 1638
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    La Chine royaume : cette carte n'est quin abrege d'une autre tres belle, fort grande, et fort particuliere ... / Catalog Record Only Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: Azores? "Avec privilege du roy. Renouvellé pour vingt ans 1679." Appears in Sanson's Cartes generales de toutes les parties du monde, 1658. LC copy stamped on: 363. LC copy mounted on cloth and laminated.
    • Contributor: Sanson, Nicolas
    • Date: 1656
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    La Chine royaume : cette carte n'est quin abrege d'une autre tres belle, fort grande, et fort particuliere ... / Catalog Record Only Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: Azores? "Avecq privilege du roy. Pour vingt ans 1656." LC copy stamped on in lower left corner: 366. In ink in upper right corner: 174. LC copy mounted on cloth and laminated.
    • Contributor: Sanson, Nicolas
    • Date: 1679
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    China veteribus sinarum regio nunc incolis tame dicta. Catalog Record Only Relief shown pictorially. Appears in Blaeu's Le theatre du monde, ou, Novvel atlas. 1638. Includes ill. French text on verso. LC copy accompanied by full sized photographic negative of map recto and photocopy of map verso.
    • Contributor: Blaeu, Willem Janszoon
    • Date: 1638
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    Guang yu tu /
    廣輿圖 / | Yu di zong tu | Guang yu tu chao ben | Tong yu tu chao ben Catalog Record Only
    Black and red ink. Shows the Great Wall of China, the defense sturctures of the military towns along the border and the coast. Also shows the number of soldiers and horses stationed in the border towns. Comprehensive atlas of China in Ming Dynasty. Covers Yellow River, Japan, Korea, Vietnam, Southeast Asia, and the administrative divisions of China in Ming Dynasty. Relief shown pictorially. The ...
    • Contributor: Luo, Hongxian
    • Date: 1627
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    Ivnnan imperii Sinarvm provincia decimaqvinta.
    Iunnan imperii Sinarum provincia decimaquinta Catalog Record Only
    Relief shown pictorially. Includes illustrations.
    • Contributor: Martini, Martino
    • Date: 1655