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    [Portolan chart of the Pacific coast from Guatemala to northe... Spanish. Title supplied by cataloger. Pen-and-ink; black, blue, green, and red. Trimmed to a rough rectangle. Matted and mounted between sheets of transparent lucite. LC Luso-Hispanic world, 28 LC Nautical charts on vellum, 9 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes col. ill. Imperfect: Some tears on edge and several holes.
    • Date: 1565
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    Vniversale descrittione di tvtta la terra conoscivta fin qvi.
    Universale descrittione di tutta la terra conosciuta fin qui
    Relief shown pictorially. Based on an earlier map by Giacomo Gastaldi. From the Rosenwald Collection, Library of Congress, no. 1304. Originally printed on 2 sheets, each 48 x 40 cm. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text and ill. Vault
    • Contributor: Forlani, Paolo - Bertelli, Ferando - Gastaldi, Giacomo - Rosenwald, Lessing J. (Lessing Julius)
    • Date: 1565
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    [Map of eastern Canada]. Relief shown pictorially. From Giovanni Battista Ramusio's Terzo volvme delle navigationi et viaggi ...? 1565? pp. 424-425? In upper left margin: 424. In upper right margin: 425. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Ramusio, Giovanni Battista
    • Date: 1565
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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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    [Map of western South America]. Relief shown pictorially. Title supplied by cataloger. Attributed to Gerard Mercator? Cf. Philip D. Burden's letter, April 14, 1994, to James Flatness. In cartouche: Celeberrimæ prouinciæ in America versus occidentem ... Andreas Theuetus Latius hoc commemorat. In lower border: Meridies. Includes note and ill. LC copy incomplete: One sheet of 6 sheets? Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ...
    • Contributor: Mercator, Gerhard - Thevet, André
    • Date: 1569
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    Portugalliae : que olim Lusitania, nouissima & exactissima de... "... anno MCCCCCLX." Oriented with north to the right. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes col. ill. Text on verso. On verso: 14. Filed with Eastham Collection in G&M Vault: EA 225-A: ga61 02-20-2013
    • Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham - Seco, Fernando Alvares
    • Date: 1560
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    Universale della nuovamente parte del mondo ritrovata. Relief shown pictorially. In upper left corner: 455. In upper right corner: 456. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault
    • Contributor: Gastaldi, Giacomo
    • Date: 1565
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    Americae sive qvartae orbis partis nova et exactissima descri...
    Americae sive quartae orbis partis nova et exactissima descriptio
    Covers North and South America with the adjacent seas. Relief shown pictorially. From the Rosenwald Collection, Library of Congress, no. 1303. Originally printed on 6 sheets. Described in Quarterly Journal of the Library of Congress, v. 6, no. 3 (May 1949), p. 18-20. Includes texts in cartouche, statements of dedication, coats-of-arms, ill. of allegorical figure "Victoria", and ill. of sailing ships at sea and ...
    • Contributor: Gutiérrez, Diego - Cock, Hieronymus - Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1562
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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 Be... 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... 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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    Carta marina nuova tavola. Text and ill. on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault
    • Contributor: Gastaldo, Jacopo
    • Date: 1561
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    Navigationi dil mondo novo / Shows the North Atlantic region including western Europe, western Africa, eastern North America, and northern South America. Fold-lined. Vendor: Martayan Lan Acquisitions control no. 2009-105
    • Contributor: Nicolay, Nicolas De
    • Date: 1563
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    Brugae Flandrorum Urbs et Emporium Mercatu Celebre an a Chr C... Facsimile, reprinted in 1900s, index included. In Latin, in color. Shows city plan, waterways, transportation routes, landmarks, terrain in and around the city of Bruges, Belgium. Map of Bruges, Belgium.
    • Contributor: Geraldus, Marcus
    • Date: 1562
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    [Maps of Alaska, from approximately 1568 to 1970]. This record covers single maps of Alaska, 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 Alaska as a whole, regions of Alaska, counties, and cities and towns. ...
    • Date: 1568
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    Bird's-eye View of the Siege of Antwerp. In English, in black and white. Shows the siege of Antwerp during the 1560s. Pictoral map. Map of Antwerp.
    • Date: 1560
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    [La Novus Francia].
    Nuova Francia
    Relief shown pictorially. Oriented with north to right. Phillips. Maps of America, page 391 Gift; John (Jack) M. Raymond; July 2016. Includes coat-of-arms. Two sheets joined to form 1.
    • Contributor: Gastaldi, Giacomo
    • Date: 1565
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    [Maps of Ireland from approximately 1566 to 1970]. This record covers single maps of Ireland, including the island of Ireland as a whole, 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 Ireland as a whole, ...
    • Date: 1566
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    Eigentliche Verzeichnuss der Stätten, Graffschafften vnd Herr... Not drawn to scale. Facsimile of original map in Stattsarchiv des Kantons Zürich. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Relief, vegetation, and populated places shown pictorially. Includes text. AACR2: 651
    • Contributor: Murer, Jodocus
    • Date: 1566
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    Chiu pien tʻu shuo.
    • Contributor: Hsü, Lun
    • Date: 1569
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    Americae sive qvartae orbis partis nova et exactissima descri...
    Americae sive quartae orbis partis nova et exactissima descriptio
    Covers North and South America with the adjacent seas. Relief shown pictorially. Col. xerographic copy of black-and-white original. Includes texts in cartouche, statements of dedication, coats-of-arms, ill. of allegorical figure "Victoria", ill. of sailing ships at sea, and of imaginary marine creatures.
    • Contributor: Gutiérrez, Diego
    • Date: 1562
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    Vniversale descrittione di tvtta la terra conoscivta fin qvi. Relief shown pictorially. Based on an earlier map by Giacomo Gastaldi. From the Rosenwald Collection, Library of Congress, no. 1304. Includes text and ill.
    • Contributor: Forlani, Paolo
    • Date: 1565