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    Universalis cosmographia secundum Ptholomaei traditionem et Americi Vespucii alioru[m]que lustrationes.
    Universalis cosmographia secundum Ptholomaei traditionem et Americi Vespucii aliorū que lustrationes
    Relief shown pictorially. First document known to name America. Red ink grid on 2 sheets. Text applied over blank areas on 2 sheets. Manuscript annotations in the margin of 1 sheet. All sheets bear a watermark of a triple pointed crown. Two stamps on verso of upper left hand sheet: Fürstl. Waldburg Wolfegg'sches Kupferstichkabinett -- Furstl. Waldbg. Wolf. Bibliothek. Exhibited: Rivers, edens, empires: Lewis ...
    • Contributor: Waldseemüller, Martin
    • Date: 1507
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    [Portolan chart of the Pacific coast from Mexico to northern Chile]. Spanish? Title supplied by cataloger. Pen-and-ink; black, brown, green, and red. Trimmed to a rough rectangle. Matted and mounted between sheets of transparent lucite. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes col. ill. Imperfect: Some tears on edge and several holes. Vault
    • Date: 1500
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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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    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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    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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    [Portolan chart of the Mediterranean, the Black Sea, and the coasts of Europe and northwest Africa]. Portolan chart with seaport names given for all coastlines. Title devised by cataloguer. Contains 4 compass roses in a circle centered in Italy to the north of Rome and half of a fifth on the trimmed center left edge. Pen-and ink in brown, red, and green, with possible traces of gilding. The chart appears to have been cropped at the left and possibly the ...
    • Date: 15??
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    Ilbonʼguk to ; Yuguguk to. Catalog Record Only Relief shown pictorially. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Possibly based on early map (date unknown) with addition of up-to-date place names. Text on verso unrelated to map. Gift of Andrew Saylor, 1992. Includes administrative divisions and map of Ryukyu. Acquisitions control no. 92-5b Vault
    • Date: 1500
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    [Maps of Mexico from approximately 1500 to 1970]. Catalog Record Only This record covers single maps of Mexico, 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 Mexico as a whole, regions of Mexico, and cities and towns. These ...
    • Date: 1500
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    Emden & Olden Borch Comit. Catalog Record Only Scale ca. 1:367,000. Facsimile. Hand colored. AACR2: 100; 651
    • Contributor: Mercator, Gerhard
    • Date: 1500
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    Map of the world / Catalog Record Only Photostat of 1st state of map. Reproduction.
    • Contributor: Ruysch, Johannes
    • Date: 1508
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    [Egypt, course of Nile]. Catalog Record Only Title devised by cataloger. Oriented with north to the bottom. Copied from the 13th century Codex, the oldest available copy of "Geographia". Includes geographic notes on the margins. LC copy accompanied by negative photocopy. LC copy annotated: "Egypt, Course of Nile, Ptolemy, Mt. Athos manuscript, 2-4."
    • Contributor: Ptolemy
    • Date: 1500
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    [Maps of California, from approximately 1500 to 1970]. Catalog Record Only This record covers single maps of California, 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 California as a whole, regions of California, counties, and cities and towns. ...
    • Date: 1500
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    [World maps showing various projections from approximately 1500 to 1970]. Catalog Record Only This record covers single world maps showing various projections 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. Globe gores and other world maps are covered by separate collection records. To ...
    • Date: 1500
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    Portion of the map of the world / Catalog Record Only From Ptolemy's Geography of 1507-1508. First engraved map showing the New World. Photostat pos. - (portion only)
    • Contributor: Ruysch, Johannes
    • Date: 1508
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    Geographia. Catalog Record Only
    • Contributor: Ptolemy
    • Date: 1507
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    [Maps of South America from approximately 1500 to 1970]. Catalog Record Only This record covers single maps of South America, 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 South America as a whole, regions of South America, counties, and ...
    • Date: 1500
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    [Maps of the West Indies, from approximately 1500 to 1970]. Catalog Record Only This record covers single maps of the West Indies, 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 the West Indies as a whole and regions and physical ...
    • Date: 1500
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    Mapa universal de 1508. Catalog Record Only Reproduccion y commentario publicados por Carlos Sanz. Text on verso.
    • Contributor: Ruysch, Johannes
    • Date: 1508
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    [Maps of Central America, from approximately 1508 to 1970]. Catalog Record Only This record covers single maps of Central America 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 Central America as a whole and regions and physical features of ...
    • Date: 1508
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    Dead reckoning of the pacific graveyard : 1500-2007. Catalog Record Only "Inspired by: Reduced land survey by the U.S. Ex. Ex. Charles Wilkes Esqr, Commander 1841." "First Printing MMVII." Includes text and dated list to shipwrecks. "NW Limited ... History in Vogue."
    • Contributor: Nw Limited (Firm)
    • Date: 1500