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    Map of America by Diego Ribero 1529. Spanish; title in English. Pen-and-ink and blue watercolor, mounted on cloth, mounted on paper. Traced from a map by Diego Ribero. On label affixed in upper right corner: 41. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Kohl, J. G. (Johann Georg) - Ribero, Diego - Kohl, J. G.
    • Date: 1529
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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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    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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    Ptolemaevs avctvs, restitvtvs, emacvlatvs : cvm tabvlis veteribvs ac novis.
    Ptolemaeus auctus, restitutus, emaculatus Catalog Record Only
    Relief shown pictorially. Imprint from colophon. Text in double columns with 65 lines to a full column. Title page printed in red and black. Signatures: A-I⁶ K³. LC copy has folios I₅ and I₆ transposed. Sabin 66480 Phillips, 360
    • Contributor: Ptolemy - Übelin, Georg
    • Date: 1520
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    [Maps of Brazil from approximately 1520 to 1970]. Catalog Record Only This record covers single maps of Brazil, 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 Brazil as a whole, regions of Brazil, and cities and towns. These ...
    • Date: 1520
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    De Bure or gilt globe. Catalog Record Only Photostat - Biblio. Nationale (20 sheets), neg. and pos. World (Globe)
    • Date: 1528
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    [Compilation map of all discoveries made up to 1529, along the coasts of Central and South America and the West Indies, part I : this part wasadjudicated to Portugal by the City ... Catalog Record Only Shows South America, West Indies, Central America, and a portion of Mexico. Transferred from the collection of the Canal Zone Library-Museum, 1980. In right margin: Parte de la "Carta universal la que contiene todo lo que del mundo se ha descubierto fasta agora," confeccionada en 1529. Includes text. Vault
    • Contributor: Ribero, Diego
    • Date: 1529
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    [Atlantic coast of Central America]. Catalog Record Only Transferred from the collection of the Canal Zone Library-Museum, 1980. From an atlas in the Havre (France) Public Library, about 1525; probably made by Salvat. de Pilestrina. LC copy annotated in lower margin prior to reproduction: Atlantic coast of Central America. Photocopy made from manuscript original. Includes ill. of flags. LC copy annotated in pencil, on verso, with Canal Zone Library map checklist number: ...
    • Contributor: Pilestrina, Salvatore De.
    • Date: 1525
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    Erklerung des newen Instruments der Sůnnen, nach allen seinen Scheyben und Circkeln
    Erklärung des neuen Instruments der Sonnen, nach allen seinen Scheiben und Zirkeln | Neues Instrument | Heydelberger becirck off 6 meilen beschribẽ | Heidelberger Bezirk auf 6 Meilen beschreiben Catalog Record Only
    The first edition. Appeared in later editions, 1534, 1544, 1545, 1579. Signatures: A-D⁴. Printed in black-letter typefaces. Decorative woodcut initials throughout. Burmeister. Münster, 31 Karrow, Mapmakers of the sixteenth century and their maps, 58/B1 Verzeichnis der im deutschen Sprachbereich erschienenen Drucke des XVI. Jahrhunderts (VD 16), M 6669 Universal short title catalog, 653470 LC copy has contemporary ink inscription on title page concerning a ...
    • Contributor: Münster, Sebastian
    • Date: 1528
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    Claudii Ptolemaei Alexandrini Mathematico[rum] principis, opus geographi[a]e nouiter castigatu[m] & emaculatu[m] additio[n]ibus, raris et inuisis necnon cu[m] tabularum in dorso iucunda explanatione registro quoq[um] totius operis tam Geographico q[uam] etia[m] historiali ...
    Opus geographiae nouiter castigatum & emaculatum additionibus | Opus geographiae noviter castigatum & emaculatum additionibus Catalog Record Only
    Relief shown pictorially. First publication of the Geographica to include a map with the name "America". Imprint from colophon. Text in double columns with 55 lines to a full column. Title page printed in red and black. Signatures: A-D⁶ E-F⁴ G-R⁶ S⁸. Sabin, J. Dictionary of books relating to America from its discovery to the present time, 66481 Phillips, 358 John Boyd Thacher Collection ...
    • Contributor: Ptolemy - Grüninger, Johann - D'angelo, Jacopo - Abtei Amorbach - John Boyd Thacher Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1522