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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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    Americae et proximar regionvm orae descriptio.
    Americae et proximar regionum orae descriptio
    Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: Ferro. Second state. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 95-34 Vault
    • Contributor: Massa, Giovanni Battista - Rascicotti, Donato
    • Date: 1580
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    S. Augustini : pars est terra Florida, sub latitudine 30 grad... Scale not given. Oriented with north to the right. Relief shown pictorially. Pictorial map. Includes text in rectanglar cartouche. Kraus, H.P. Sir Francis Drake, 49 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Gift of Hans P. and Hanni Kraus. G3934.S2 1589 .B6 Copy 1 previously shelved under: G3934.S2 1589 .W4 Copy 1. he01 2009-05-04.
    • Contributor: Boazio, Baptista - Hans and Hanni Kraus Sir Francis Drake Collection (Library of Congress) - White, John
    • Date: 1589
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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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    Peruuiae avriferæ regionis typus Shows portion of Central America, northwestern South America, southern United States, and coast of Tamaulipas in Mexico. Relief shown pictorially. Appears in the author's Theatrum orbis terrarum. Includes ill. Text on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault
    • Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham
    • Date: 1584
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    [La Coruña. El Ferrol, Spain] Ink on paper. Kraus, H.P. Sir Francis Drake, 50b Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Gift of Hans P. and Hanni Kraus.
    • Contributor: Hans and Hanni Kraus Sir Francis Drake Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1589
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    Typvs orbis terrarvm Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 18-85
    • Contributor: Hondius, Jodocus
    • Date: 1589
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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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    Military Battles and Campaigns This category contains maps showing campaigns of major military conflicts including troop movements, defensive structures and groundworks, roads to and from sites of military engagements, campsites, and local buildings, topography and vegetation. Some of the maps are manuscripts drawn on the field of battle, while others are engraved including some that have manuscript annotations reflecting the history of the battle or campaign. A significant ...
    • Date: 1570

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    [Map and views illustrating Sir Francis Drake's West Indian v... The first engraving is a map of Drake's voyage [showing Europe, western Africa, northern South America, and eastern North America]; the four other engravings consist of bird's-eye battle plan views of the cities of Santiago, Santo Domingo, Cartagena, and St. Augustine, Florida. 4 bird's-eye views and 1 map. Relief shown pictorially on bird's-eye views. Voyage map in English; city maps in Latin. Title supplied ...
    • Contributor: Boazio, Baptista - Bigges, Walter - Croftes - Jay I. Kislak Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1589

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    [La Coruña. El Ferrol, Spain] Pen and water colors on vellum. Both maps oriented with north to the bottom. Kraus, H.P. Sir Francis Drake, 50a Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Gift of Hans P. and Hanni Kraus.
    • Contributor: Hans and Hanni Kraus Sir Francis Drake Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1589
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    Das heilig Lande mit Ausztheilung der zwoelff Geschlechter.
    Palaestina, des heiligen Landes Beschreibung mit sampt den anstossenden Laendern und Voelctern alss die Ammoniter, Jdumeer [sic], Araber, u.
    Relief shown pictorially. Title and text in German. Place names in Latin. Appears in Sebastian Munster's Cosmographey. Basel : Sebastian Petri, 1588. Exhibition: Jordanian Display, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., May 25-27, 2005. Includes notes. LC copy imperfect: Central fold line with 2 stains at center, mended tear in central right margin. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ...
    • Contributor: Münster, Sebastian - Henricpetri, Sebastian
    • Date: 1588
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    La herdike enterprinse faict par le Signeur Draeck D'Avoir ci... Includes two inset maps and a portrait of Francis Drake. Kraus, H.P. Sir Francis Drake, 48 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Gift of Hans P. and Hanni Kraus.
    • Contributor: Sype, Nicola Van - Hans and Hanni Kraus Sir Francis Drake Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1581
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    Expeditionis Hispanorum in Angliam vera descriptio. Anno Do: ... Intended to accompany: Ubaldini, Petruccio. A discourse concerninge the Spanishe fleete invadinge Englande in the yeare 1588. Some of the plates are signed by Robert Adams, artist, and Augustine Ryther, engraver. The legends are in English. Kraus, H.P. Sir Francis Drake, 51 ESTC S123138 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Gift of Hans P. and Hanni Kraus. ...
    • Contributor: Adams, Robert - Ubaldini, Petruccio - Ryther, Augustine - Hans and Hanni Kraus Sir Francis Drake Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1589

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    Epitome Theatri Orteliani,
    • Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham
    • Date: 1589
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    Açores Insvlae / Relief shown pictorially. Appears in Ortelius' Theatrum orbis terrarum. 1592. Includes col. ill. Text on verso. On verso: 15.
    • Contributor: Teixeira, Luís
    • Date: 1584
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    Aegyptvs Antiqva /
    Aegyptus Antiqua
    Map is dedicated to the Humanist and medical doctor Scipio Fabio from Bologna. Relief shown pictorially. Inset: Alexandri Nor. Nomvs. LC copy contains annotations in pencil and color pencil on verso.
    • Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham
    • Date: 1580
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    Theatrum,
    • Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham
    • Date: 1580
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    [Maps of Chile from approximately 1587 to 1970]. This record covers single maps of Chile, 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 Chile as a whole, regions of Chile, counties, and cities and towns. ...
    • Date: 1587
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    Cantebrigia : opulentissimi Anglię Regni, vrbs celeberrimi no... Relief shown pictorially. Gift; John (Jack) M. Raymond; July 2016.
    • Contributor: Braun, Georg - Hogenberg, Frans
    • Date: 1585
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    Speculum nauticum super nauigatione maris Occidentalis confec...
    • Contributor: Waghenaer, Lucas Janszoon
    • Date: 1586
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    Epitome dv Théâtre dv monde.
    • Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham
    • Date: 1588
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    Theatrvm orbis terrarvm; opus nunc tertio ab ipso auctore rec... Maps on double leaves. This edition includes a colored portrait of Ortelius; the "Parergon in quo veteris geographiæ aliquot tabulæ", 14 l. (12 double); the "Nomenclator Ptolemaicvs; omnia locorvm vocabvla qvæ in tota Ptolemæi geographia occurrunt, continens", 77 p.; "De Mona, Drvidvm insvla ... epistola", by H. Lhuyd, [7] p. Copy imperfect: t.p. wanting.
    • Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham
    • Date: 1584
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    Americae et proximarum regionum orae descriptio /
    Americae et proximarvm regionvm orae descriptio
    Relief shown pictorially. Issued to accompany Walter Bigges' Relation oder Beschreibung der Rheiss vnd Schiffahrt auss Engellandt ... 1589.
    • Contributor: Hogenberg, Frans
    • Date: 1589
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    Le Novveau Monde descovvert et illvstre de nostre temps. Described in the Library of Congress Quarterly journal of current acquisitions, v. 6, no. 3, May 1949, p. 20-21.
    • Contributor: Thevet, André
    • Date: 1581
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    The mariners mirrovr ...
    • Contributor: Waghenaer, Lucas Janszoon
    • Date: 1588