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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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    Asiento present hordenat a payon les responsions dels pezos e mezures : delahun boch al altre de tots los presents bochs nnomenats los quals son cap e regiment de la mercadoria hordenat ... Diagrammatic map of weights and measures in use in 27 Mediterranean and European seaports. Oriented with north to the right. Each port city is represented by a vignette of a prominent local tower and the vignettes are connected by rhumb lines. Manuscript: pen-and-ink (light brown) and watercolors. LC Nautical charts on vellum, 4. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a...
    • Contributor: Domenech, Arnald - Roselli, Piero
    • Date: 1563
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    British Columbia 1:100,000. Catalog Record Only
    • Contributor: British Columbia. Surveys and Mapping Branch
    • Date: 1498
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    [Geographia : The Wilczek-Brown Codex] Catalog Record Only Shows Africa as being circumnavigable and shows open water south of Africa. Place names in Latin. Title from typed sticker on cover. Photostats of the manuscript called the Wilczek-Brown Codex held in the John Carter Brown Library. "From original in John Carter Brown Library."
    • Contributor: Ptolemy
    • Date: 1480
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    [Photograph of hand drawn map of world.] Catalog Record Only Reproduction - Rossi. Single hemisphere. "Signi domini Paldulfi excellentissimi principis capua ut supra J. signi insulam tulia utra ultima Thule terras glacialis hoc viveri hostis humani jeneri hoc loco domine Alfredus et comes Marcianus Rossi suis expertus marinarus vecxillum posuit"--sheet laid in.
    • Date: 14??
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    [Maps of India from approximately 1486-1970]. Catalog Record Only This record covers single maps of India which are not represented in the LC database by separate catalog records. This collection includes single printed maps and photocopies of printed or manuscript single maps as well as some multi-sheet single maps, plates from atlases, books or periodicals, and printed facsimiles. These maps cover India as a whole, some including present day Pakistan and Bangladesh, regions...
    • Date: 1486
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    Carta nàutica de Gabriel de Vallseca, 1439. Catalog Record Only Facsim. of ms. portolan chart of Mediterranean region. Dealer: Lumenartis, Barcelona Original version: 1439. Accompanied by text filed under Shelf (non-Vault) G1782.M4P5 V3 2009: Carta de Gabriel de Vallseca de 1439 / Ramon J. Pujades l Bataller. Barcelona : Lumen Artis Ediciones, c2009. 358 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps ; 34 cm. One folded sheet of "Les llegendes geografico culturals de les...
    • Contributor: Vallseca, Gabriel De. - Puchades I Bataller, Ramon J. - Balearic Islands (Spain) - Institut D'estudis Catalans - Biblioteca De Cataluña.
    • Date: 1439
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    [Carta nautica di B. Beccario.] Catalog Record Only Photostat Pos. (2 parts) Portolan.
    • Contributor: Beccario, Battista
    • Date: 1435
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    Industry and commerce in medieval Europe. Catalog Record Only Includes inset of The Low Countries in the Middle Ages, scale approximately 1:1,200,000.
    • Contributor: Thompson, James Westfall - A.J. Nystrom and Company
    • Date: 1400
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    [Maps of Hispaniola, from approximately 1492 to 1970]. Catalog Record Only This record covers single maps of Hispaniola which are not represented in the LC database by separate catalog records. This collection includes single printed maps and photocopies of printed or manuscript single maps as well as some multi-sheet single maps, plates from atlases, books or periodicals, and printed facsimiles. These maps cover Hispaniola as a whole and regions and physical features of Hispaniola as...
    • Date: 1492
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    [Globe gores from approximately 1492 to 1970]. Catalog Record Only This record covers globe gores and images of globes which are not represented in the LC database by separate catalog records. This collection includes printed globe gores and photocopies of printed or manuscript globe gores maps as well as plates from atlases, books or periodicals, and printed facsimiles. World maps showing map projections and other world maps are covered by separate collection records. To...
    • Date: 1492
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    Map of the globe with the part broken off by the deluge and earthquakes. Catalog Record Only Single hemisphere. (3 photos.) and accompanying note.
    • Contributor: Ducier, Dominicus
    • Date: 1422
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    Piante delli Beni della Venerabil Congregazione de Signori Gentilhomini della Nativita della Beatissima Vergine Maria sotto il Patrocino Del Giesu in Tivoli Misurate e Delineate da Gismondo Stracha and four notarial documents, ... Catalog Record Only Illustrated estate survey book (1661-1662), known as a cabreo, with 21 plans showing olive groves, a vegetable garden, a vineyard, meadows, fields and buildings belonging to the Congregazione della Nativita in Tivoli and surrounding districts, architectural title page with allegorical figures, frontispiece showing the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin, titles with floral cartouches. Amendments to the estate survey book were made in 1698, 1711,...
    • Contributor: Congregazione De Signori Gentilhomini Della Nativita Della Beatissima Vergine Maria Sotto Il Patrocino Del Giesu in Tivoli - Stracha, Gismondo
    • Date: 1463