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    [Chart of the Mediterranean, the coast of Portugal, and the n... Title devised by cataloguer. Oriented with north to the right. Contains 16 wind roses. Creator could be Giovanni Battista Cavallini, his son Pietro, or the Cavallini workshop. LC Nautical charts on vellum, 20. Pen-and-ink and goauche. Includes 3 bar scales in unidentified units and many illustrations throughout. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Cavallini, Giovanni Battista
    • Date: 1678
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    L'Inde de ç̧à et de là le Gange ou est l'Empire du Grand Mogol... Relief shown pictorially. Coordinates given from an unidentified prime meridian. Appears in his Cartes generales de toutes les parties du monde, 1658. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy hand colored.
    • Contributor: Sanson, Nicolas - Mariette, Pierre - Somer, J.
    • Date: 1654
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    Irlandiae regnum. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Mercator, Gerhard
    • Date: 16??
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    Maps: Bach to Baseball Cards - Conservation Highlights (Prese... Maps - Bach to Baseball Cards: Preserving the Nation's Heritage at the Library of Congress
    • Date: 1631
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    Americæ nova descriptio
    Americae nova descriptio
    Relief shown pictorially. A re-engraved version of a map previously published for Henri Seile in 1652 under the title "Americae descriptio nova" and subsequently re-published from the same engraving as the 1652 map for Phillippi Chetwood in 1666. Appears in Peter Heylyn's "Cosmography in four books", 1677. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault
    • Contributor: Seile, Anne - Vaughan, Robert
    • Date: 1663
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    Nova et exacta delineatio Americae partis avstralis. qve est ... Title appears on upper sheet of the map; no indication of title or imprint on lower sheet. The map was engraved for the second edition of the fourth part of Hulsius' collection of voyages, which consists of 26 parts. In this second edition of the map, three islands have been inserted below the bottom border of the lower map, with the name "Francisi Draco ...
    • Contributor: Hulsius, Levinus - Hans and Hanni Kraus Sir Francis Drake Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1692
  • Map
    [Shandong, Zhili, Shengjing hai jiang tu]
    [山東, 直隷, 盛京海疆圖] | Coastal map of Shandong, Zhili, and Shengjing
    Scale ca. 1:125,000. Title supplied. Oriented with north to the left. Relief shown pictorially. Pictorial map. Shows coastal defenses of Shandong, Hebei, and Liaoning Provinces. Hummel gift 1962, no. 6. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Prev. call#: G7822.C6R4 1700 .S4 Vault Shelf AACR2
    • Contributor: Hummel, Arthur W. (Arthur William)
    • Date: 1634

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    [Map of Lesser Antilles]. Depths shown by soundings. Attributed to Joan Vinckeboons by comparison with his other maps in Henry Harrisse collection. Oriented with north to the right. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault Acquisitions control no. 99-13
    • Contributor: Vinckeboons, Joan
    • Date: 1650
  • Map
    A chart of the Caribe Ilands [sic] Oriented with north to the right. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault
    • Contributor: Thornton, John
    • Date: 1680
  • Map
    Europae.
    Evropae
    Relief shown pictorially. Includes notes, ill., and cartouche with dedicaton and text. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Fold-lined. LC copy imperfect: Margin in upper and lower left corner of sheet cut out. Pin holes in margins of all corners.
    • Contributor: Arnoldi, Arnoldo DI - Florimi, Matteo
    • Date: 1600
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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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    L'Afrique, ou Lybie ulterieure : ou font le Saara, or desért,...
    Lybie ulterieure
    Relief shown pictorially. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Sanson, Nicolas - Somer, J.
    • Date: 1679
  • Map
    Magnae Tartariae magni mogolis imperii Iaponiae et Chinae nov... Relief shown pictorially. Appears in De Wit's Atlas. LC copy stamped on: 493. Mounted on cloth. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Wit, Frederik De.
    • Date: 1680
  • Map
    [Map of the complete island of Cuba].
    Cuba
    Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Shows coastal features, settlements on Cuba, and islands. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Attributed to Joan Vinckeboons by comparison with his other Dutch maps in Henry Harrisse collection. Described in Terrae incognitae, v. xvi, 1984. Richard W. Stephenson's The Henry Harrisse collection ... , p. 40; the first volume has binder's title "Manuscript maps of the West-Indies drawn by ...
    • Contributor: Vinckeboons, Joan
    • Date: 1639
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    Urbs Salvador. Bird's-eye view. Relief shown pictorially. From the author's De Nieuwe en onbekende weereld ... 1671. Includes index and ill. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault
    • Contributor: Montanus, Arnoldus
    • Date: 1671
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    Virginia Relief shown pictorially. This map was issued with but not integral to Historia mundi, and is either inserted or pasted in some copies, appearing in various locations in the text. Phillips, 451 Phillips, 4255 Includes ill. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 24-85
    • Contributor: Hall, Ralph
    • Date: 1636
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    Partie meridionale de l'Inde en deux presqu'isles l'une de ç̧à... Shows India south of the tropic of Cancer and Southeast Asia, including Indochina, Sumatra, and western Borneo. Relief shown pictorially. Coordinates given from an unidentified prime meridian. Appears in his Cartes generales de toutes les parties du monde, 1658. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy hand colored.
    • Contributor: Sanson, Nicolas - Somer, J.
    • Date: 1654
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    Noua orbis terrarum delineatio singulari ratione accommodata ...
    Nova orbis terrarum delineatio singulari ratione accommodata meridiano tabb. Rudolphi astronomicarum
    Relief shown pictorially. Appears in Johannes Kepler's Tabvlae Rudolphinae. Ulm : Johannes Saur, 1627-30. Prime meridian based on the astronomer Tycho Brahe's observatory in Denmark. Map drawn in three parts (left to right): 1 half-hemisphere (15 cm. radius), 1 hemisphere (29 cm. in diameter), and 1 half-hemisphere (15 cm. radius). Shirley, Rodney W. Mapping of the world. 1983, p. 358-9 Bricker, Charles. Landmarks of ...
    • Contributor: Eckebrecht, Philipp - Walch, J. P. (Johann Philipp) - Kepler, Johannes
    • Date: 1630
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    Amérique septentrion.lle [i.e. septentrionale] : composée, co... Covers Canada, Hudson Bay region, and eastern United States. Shows lakes, rivers, villages, and other geographical entities. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. "A Monseigneu, Monseigneur le Marquis de Seignelay, et de Lonré, baron de Seaux, conseiller du Roy en tous conseils, secretaire d'estat & des commandemens de Sa Majesté, commandeur et grand thresorier de ses ordres. Par son très-humble très-obéissant & très obligé serviteur I-Baptiste Louis ...
    • Contributor: Franquelin, Jean Baptiste Louis
    • Date: 1685
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    Novvs atlas Sinensis.
    Novus atlas Sinensis
    Covers 16 provinces of China, Korea, and Japan. Relief shown pictorially. Includes text. Philips 3186 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. On verso of shelflist card: At the end of the atlas are "Byvoeghsel van't koninckryck Catay; door I. G.," xviii p., and "Historie van den Tartarischen oorlog," 40 p.
    • Contributor: Martini, Martino
    • Date: 1655

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    Tartariae sive Magni Chami Regni tÿpus. Covers northern Asia. Relief shown pictorially. From Abraham Ortelius's atlas: Theatrvm Orbis Terrarvm, 1603 ed. Hand col. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text, notes, and col. ill. Text on verso.
    • Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham - Vrients, Jan Baptista
    • Date: 1570
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    [Tian di tu]
    245-02/$1 天地图。 | Guang yu tu. | Atlas of heaven and earth
    Shows celestial sphere, China as a whole, and 15 provinces fo the Ming Dynasty, Chinese Turkestan, and the "South Seas", including Japan, Philippines, Java, Sumatra, Calicut, Bagdad, etc. Covers Beijing, Henan, Zhejiang, Jiangxi, Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Nanjing, Shandong, Sichuan, Shaanxi, Shanxi, Huguang, Yunan, Guizhou, Dongbei Nüzhe, Dong nan zhu yi, and Xi bei zhu yi. Wood block print with place names labeled by hand. ...
    • Contributor: Zuo, Junheng - Hummel, Arthur W. (Arthur William)
    • Date: 1601

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    New England. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Vault
    • Contributor: Laet, Joannes De
    • Date: 1624
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    [Survey of Annapolis]. Scale 1:3,960; "Scale of 20 perches on an inch." Manuscript, pen and ink. Imperfect: Deteriorated along fold lines. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text and notes. Vault AACR2: 651/1
    • Contributor: Ridgely, Henry
    • Date: 1690
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    [Three maps of the cosmological systems of Ptolemy, Copernicu... Title supplied by cataloger. Includes text. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy assembled from three separate maps, trimmed and mounted on sheet. LC copy imperfect: loss in center of lower margin of Copernican map.
    • Contributor: Fer, Nicolas De
    • Date: 1669
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    America Settentrionale colle nuoue scoperte fin al'anno 1688,...
    America Settentrionale colle nuove scoperte fin al'anno 1688, divisa nelle sue parti secundo lo stato
    Relief shown pictorially. Shows California as an island. Appears in the author's Atlante veneto, 1691-1697. Includes notes and illustrations. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy folded, with hinges for binding.
    • Contributor: Coronelli, Vincenzo
    • Date: 1688
  • Map
    Le theatre du monde, ou, Novvel atlas
    Novvel atlas
    Relief shown pictorially. French text. Maps in Latin. Maps by numerous cartographers, as well as Willem and Joan Blaeu. Koeman, C. Atlantes Neerlandici, Bl 16 A Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy assembled from loose sheets. LC copy imperfect: Lacking 16 maps: Nova totius terrarum orbis geographica ac hydrographica tabula -- Regiones sub polo arctico ...
    • Contributor: Blaeu, Willem Janszoon - Blaeu, Joan
    • Date: 1647

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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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    Kun yu quan tu.
    坤舆全图.
    Wood block prints. Shows the world in two hemispheres. Relief shown pictorially. Based on the world map of Joannes Blaeu. Translated title: Double Hemisphere Map of the World. Includes ill. and text. Gift; Arthur William Hummel; 1930, no. 5. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Verbiest, Ferdinand - Blaeu, Joan - Hummel, Arthur W. (Arthur William)
    • Date: 1674
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    America Septentrionalis divisa in suas principales partes et ... Relief shown pictorially. Mounted on cardboard. Copy imperfect: Stained and torn along fold lines Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Sanson, P. D. - Hofmann, Johann Jacob
    • Date: 1679
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    Nova totius terrarum orbis tabula Relief shown pictorially. Includes col. ill. Insets: Polus arcticus -- Polus antarcticus -- Polus septentrionalis -- Systema mundi juxtamentem Claudii Ptolemaei Alexand -- Genuinum mundi systema secundum N. Copernici hypothesin -- Polus meridionalis. Mounted on cloth. LC copy imperfect: Fold-lined vertically in half. Pin holes in cloth tape in all corners. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Wit, Frederik De.
    • Date: 1660
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    West-Indische paskaert waer in de graden der breedde over wed... Shows the west coast of North America from Belle Isle, Newfoundland, both coasts of South America, mediterranean Europe, and the east coast of Africa. Includes illustrations. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Goos, Pieter
    • Date: 1660
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    Novi Belgii Novæque Angliæ nec non partis Virginiæ tabula : m... Covers New England and Middle Atlantic region southward to Hampton Roads. Shows colony names, colonial town names, and names of Amerindian tribes. Relief shown pictorially. Meridians numbered 297 to 312 from west to east. Differs from other issue in having different areas indicated by hand coloring. Stokes, Iconography, p. 147 (vol. 1) [lists dates as 1651-55]. Map collectors circle, #24. Phillips, 465. Available also ...
    • Contributor: Visscher, Nicolaes - Schenk, Petrus
    • Date: 169?
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    Civitates orbis terrarvm. "Privilegium Caesareae maiestatis, which occurs in each volume generally on the reverse of the title page, refers to Francis Hogenberg as the author's collaborator."--Phillips. Colophon of v. 1: Coloniae Agrippinae, apud Petrum à Brachel, sumptibus auctorum. Colophon of v. 6: Colonię Agrippinę, Antonius Hierat & Abrahamus Hoghenberg. Collaborators and artists whose works these maps were based on include George and Jacob Hoefnagel, Simon Novellanus, ...
    • Contributor: Braun, Georg - Hogenberg, Franz - Brachel, P. Von - Hierat, Anton - Hogenberg, Abraham - Novellanus, Simon - Hoefnagel, Joris - Hoefnagel, Jacob - Deventer, Jacob Van - Rantzau, Henrik
    • Date: 1612

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    America with those known parts in that unknowne worlde both p... Scale ca. 1:30,000,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. "Are to be sold by Thomas Bassett in Fleet street and by Richard Chiswell in St. Pauls Churchyard." Includes text, inset of Greenland, col. illus. of native figures and town views in margins. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Speed, John - Goos, Abraham - Bassett, Thomas - Chiswell, Richard
    • Date: 1626
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    [Globus terrarum] Relief shown pictorially. Gores for a 16.3 cm. globe. Title supplied by cataloger. Includes watermark. Includes ill. LC copy: Pencil annotations across bottom. LC copy imperfect: Central horizontal and vertical fold lines. Liquid staining on upper and lower right and left. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no.: 2004-3
    • Contributor: Blacus, G. I. - Jollain, Gérard
    • Date: 1666
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    [Globus terrarum] Relief shown pictorially. Gores for a 20 cm. globe. Title supplied by cataloger. Date from Shirley's Mapping of the world, 1993. Includes ill. LC copy: Sheet 1 annotated in pencil in upper right "W. Lowery" and in ink in upper left "27". Sheet 4 annotated in ink in upper right "114" and lower left "26". LC copy imperfect: Lacking sheet 2. Central vertical fold ...
    • Contributor: Habrecht, Isaac - Fürst, Paul
    • Date: 1612
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    A mapp of the travels and voyages of the apostles in their mi...
    Map of the travels and voyages of the apostles
    Relief shown pictorially. Includes scenes of apostles at bottom of sheet. Attributed to Richard Blome. Exhibition: Jordanian Display, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., May 25-27, 2005. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Blome, Richard
    • Date: 1680
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    A new map of Virginia, Maryland, and the improved parts of Pe... Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Date and attribution from On the Map, 1983 (Figure 24). First state of map published originally in 1685 by Christopher Browne with the imprint in the cartouche under the title. No longitude lines are given. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy annotated with pencil in bottom margin. Stamped ...
    • Contributor: Browne, Christopher
    • Date: 1685
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    [Nova et accuratissima totius terrarum orbis tabula]. Relief shown pictorially. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes col. ill. in margins. Vault
    • Contributor: Blaeu, Joan
    • Date: 1664
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    Orbis terrarum nova et accuratissima tabula Relief shown pictorially. Appears in the author's Atlas minor. Amsterdam, 1690? Includes ancillary maps of north polar region and south polar region and col. ill. Mounted on cloth. LC copy imperfect: Fold-lined vertically in half. Minor losses along upper half of fold. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Visscher, Nicolaes
    • Date: 1690
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    America, noviter delineata Relief shown pictorially. Includes insets of Greenland and Antarctica and ill. of native figures and town views in margins. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 45-83 Vault
    • Contributor: Hondius, Jodocus - Jansson, Jan
    • Date: 1622
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    Virginia Sixth state. Relief shown pictorially. Oriented with north to the right. Accompanied by 2 exhibit notes and LC jacket note. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Smith, John - Hole, William
    • Date: 1624
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    Taiwan di li tu
    台湾地理图 | Geographical map of Taiwan Island
    Bird's-eye-view. Covers Taiwan Zhen, Penghu Zhen, Taiwan Xian, Zhulo Xian, and Fengshan Xian. Shows busy life of native island people, also shows Qing officials, official offices, villiages, soliders, and defense walls during Kangxi period (1684-1722). Relief shown pictorially. Oriented with north to the left. Hummel purchase 1930, no. 10. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Previous call ...
    • Contributor: Hummel, Arthur W. (Arthur William)
    • Date: 1683
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    Toonneel der steden van de Vereenighde Nederlanden, met hare ... Dutch. Some maps in Latin. Phillips, 3076 Koeman's Atlantes Neerlandici, 43:121.1 Date from Koeman's Atlantes Neerlandici from the list of burgomasters elected in 1652 in the text about Delft. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Engraved title page with letterpress title pasted on. LC copy bound in cream vellum, embossed and gilded.
    • Contributor: Blaeu, Joan
    • Date: 1652

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    L'Asie, : Selon les nouvelles observations de Mess.rs de l'Ac...
    Asia in praecipuas ipsius partes distributa, ad ovesrvationes academiae regiae scientiarum, et exquisitissimas tabulas, quae nunquam antehac l'ucem viderunt, excuasa a Petro vander Aa, cum privilegio ordinum holiandiae et westerisiae
    Relief shown pictorially. Insets maps: Kamchadka to Korea to Indo-China; Beijing, China to Yellow Sea. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Aa, Pieter Van Der
    • Date: 1680
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    Africae nova tabula Relief shown pictorially. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes watermark. Acquisitions control no. 6-85
    • Contributor: Hondius, Jodocus - Picart, H. (Hugues) - Boisseau, Jean
    • Date: 1640
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    Exquisita & magno aliquot mensium periculo lustrata et iam re... Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. From Gerardus Mercator's Atlas sive Cosmographicae meditationes de fabrica mvndi et fabricati figvra. 1611. Oriented with north to the bottom. Includes panoramic view and col. ill. Text on verso. LC copy annotated in pencil in lower right margin: Gravure de 1570 par Ortelius. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Gift; ...
    • Contributor: Hondius, Jodocus
    • Date: 1611
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    Le Bresil. From his 1658 (i.e. 1660) Cartes générales de toutes les parties du monde (Phillips 4260). Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Sanson, Nicolas
    • Date: 1656
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    Nova Anglia, Novvm Belgivm et Virginia. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Jansson, Jan
    • Date: 1642
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    [Quanzhou Fu yu di tu shuo].
    [泉州府輿地图说]. | Fujiang Sheng hai fang tu | Illustrated atlas of Quanzhou Prefecture
    Covers land and territory in Quanzhou Prefecture. Shows cities, towns, and military posts in Quanzhou fu. Title supplied. Previous supplied title: Quanzhou fu tu shuo. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: Fragile, torn at fold lines. Previous call no.: G2308.F8F9
    • Date: 1602

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    Imperii sinarum nova descriptio. Relief shown pictorially. Appears in: Clüver's Introductionio in universam geographiam tam veterem quam novam ... Venduntur Amstelaedami : Apud Joannem Wolters, 1697. In upper right corner: Tab. 37. From the collection of Andrew Arthur Benton. Includes ill. LC copy stamped on: 626888. In pencil on recto and ink on verso: 34. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Clüver, Philipp
    • Date: 1697
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    America noviter delineata Relief shown pictorially. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes insets of north and south polar regions. Acquisitions control no. 3-85
    • Contributor: Hondius, Jodocus - Picart, H. (Hugues) - Boisseau, Jean
    • Date: 1640
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    Novi Belgii, quod nunc Novi Jorck vocatur, Novæ [que] Angliæ ... Scale ca. 1:3,500,000. Relief shown pictorially. Appears in the author's America, London, 1670. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes ill. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Ogilby, John
    • Date: 1670
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    America noviter delineata Relief shown pictorially. Includes insets of north and south polar regions, and ill. of native figures and town views in margin. Prime meridian: Ferro. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 39-84
    • Contributor: Hondius, Jodocus - Todeschi, Pietro
    • Date: 1670
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    Totius Africæ accuratissima tabula Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Wit, Frederik De.
    • Date: 1688
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    Pascaert van Nieuw Nederlandt Virginia, ende Nieuw-Engelandt ... Shows northeast coast of the United States from New England to Virginia including coastal features and other geographical entities. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Attributed to Joan Vinckeboons by comparison with his other Dutch maps in Henry Harrisse collection. Described in Terrae incognitae, v. xvi, 1984. Richard W. Stephenson's The Henry Harrisse collection ... , p. 40; the second volume has binder's title "Manuscript maps Atlantic ...
    • Contributor: Vinckeboons, Joan
    • Date: 1639
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    The figure of the World. In upper right corner: p. 2. includes text and 4 diagrams. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy has red-bordered label affixed to verso, with 516/1 written in ink. Left margin trimmed.
    • Date: 1650
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    Venezuela, cum parte Auftrali Novae Andalausiae. Place names in Spanish. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 2 copies; 1 copy as of 07/27/98 Vault
    • Contributor: Hondius, Hendrik
    • Date: 1630
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    Description de la Nouvelle France, ou, sont remarquées les di... Relief shown pictorially. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 8-85B Vault
    • Date: 1660
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    [Sphendonē], hoc est, fvnda Posidonii.
    Sphendonē, that is, the world of Posidonii | Dionysius in the world traveled by the Greeks
    From Bertius' Ancient Geography. Paris, 1630. In Latin and Greek. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Posidonius - Bertius, Petrus
    • Date: 1630
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    Les Deserts D'Egypte, De Thabaide D'Arabie, De Sirie, &c. : o... Relief shown pictorially. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Michallet, Estienne
    • Date: 1693
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    [A portolan chart of the Atlantic Ocean and adjacent continen... Also shows the southeast Pacific Ocean, the southwest Indian Ocean, as well as the continents of South America, Africa, Europe, and portions of North America and Asia. Relief shown pictorially. Title supplied by cataloger. LC Nautical charts on vellum, 16. LC Luso-Hispanic World, Vellum Chart 16 Pen-and-ink, watercolors, and colored pencil, matted and mounted between panels of transparent Lucite plexiglass; the panels are riveted ...
    • Contributor: Roiz, Pascoal
    • Date: 1633
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    Plantas das fortalezas, pagodes & ca. da ilha de Ceilão. Relief shown pictorially only on map of Ceylon as a whole. Date annotated in pencil on title page. Pen-and-ink over pencil. Watercolor also on maps of Colombo, Negombo, and Ceylon as a whole. Watermarks: pennant on a staff flanked by a G and a 3 or a B; circle divided into quarters topped with a d and an S. Bound in vellum with liquid ...
    • Date: 1650

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    Descripsion des costs, pts., rades, illes de la Nouuele Franc... Shows coast of North America from western Nova Scotia to Cape Cod. Relief shown pictorially. Gift; Henry Harrisse; 1910. Pen-and-ink with green wash. Vellum chart collection, no. 15. LC Nautical charts on vellum, 15 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes table of longitude calculations in upper right corner, title cartouche, and decorative scale not specifying measurement. ...
    • Contributor: Champlain, Samuel De
    • Date: 1607
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    Palestina, siue Terræ Sanctæ descriptio
    Palestina, sive Terræ Sanctæ descriptio
    Relief shown pictorially. Oriented with north to the left. Includes an inset view of Jerusalem and 18 indexed biblical scenes at top and bottom of sheet. Exhibition: Jordanian Display, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., May 25-27, 2005. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Jansson, Jan
    • Date: 1650
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    Le Canada faict par le Sr. de Champlain, ou, sont, La Nouvell... Relief shown pictorially. Indexed. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 34-86 Vault
    • Contributor: Duval, P. (Pierre)
    • Date: 1664
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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 of the Gulf Coast from Florida to Mexico]. Depths shown by soundings. Covers the Gulf Coast extending from St. Luis de Tampico to Arecifo showing coastal features, rivers, and streams. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Attributed to Joan Vinckeboons by comparison with his other Dutch maps in Henry Harrisse collection. Described in Terrae incognitae, v. xvi, 1984. Richard W. Stephenson's The Henry Harrisse collection ... , p. 40; the second volume has binder's title ...
    • Contributor: Vinckeboons, Joan
    • Date: 1639
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    Carte de l'Amerique Septentrionnale : depuis le 25, jusqu'au ... Copied between 1909 and 1910 from the original 1688 ms. in the Archives du dépôt des cartes et plans de la marine. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. In margin: Bibliotheque du Depot des cartes et plans de la Marina, Paris, Atlas 4040B, piece n. 3. Includes indexed inset of view "Quebec comme il se voit du cóté de l'est." Available also through the Library of Congress ...
    • Contributor: Franquelin, Jean Baptiste Louis
    • Date: 1688
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    Nova America descriptio Relief shown pictorially. Sheet issued as part of a set of 5 maps; one map covers entire world and 4 maps cover individual continents. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Control no.: 2001-25
    • Contributor: Visscher, Nicolaes - Jollain, Gérard
    • Date: 1657
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    Typvs orbis terrarvm Relief shown pictorially. Includes text. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 19-85 Vault
    • Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham
    • Date: 1628
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    Caert vande Svydt Rivier in Niew Nederland. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Shows the region of the Delaware Bay and river, natural features, and other geographical entities. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Attributed to Joan Vinckeboons by comparison with his other Dutch maps in Henry Harrisse collection. Described in Terrae incognitae, v. xvi, 1984. Richard W. Stephenson's The Henry Harrisse collection ... , p. 40; the third volume has binder's title ...
    • Contributor: Vinckeboons, Joan
    • Date: 1639
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    [Aihun, Luosha, Taiwan, Nei Menggu tu]
    [艾渾,羅刹,台灣,蒙古圖] | Pictorical maps of Aihun, Russia, Taiwan and Mongolia
    Scales differ. Manuscript on silk. Relief shown pictorially. Pictorial map. Bird's-eye view. Covers four frontier regions of the Manchu Dynasty, Aihun area, a military colony since the middle of the 17th century on the north banks of the Amur, Russian camp in eastern Siberia, Taiwan and Pescadores Islands, and Inner Mongolia. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. ...
    • Date: 1697
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    Description de la Nouvelle France, ou, sont remarquées les di... Relief shown pictorially. Annotated in brown ink in upper right margin: 191. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 8-85A Vault
    • Contributor: Boisseau, Jean
    • Date: 1643
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    Terræ Sanctæ, qua Promissionis terra, est Syriæ pars ea, quæ ... Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Stella, Tilemann
    • Date: 1600
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    Carte de la découverte faite l'an 1673 dans l'Amérique septen... Oriented with north to the right. Relief shown pictorially. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Marquette, Jacques - Liebaux
    • Date: 1681
  • Map
    America Septentrionalis Relief shown pictorially. Appears in v. 3 of Nieuwen atlas, ofte vverelt-beschrijvinge, vertonende de voornaemste rijcken ende landen des gheheelen Aerdt-Bodems. Amstelodami : Apud Ioannem Ianssonium, 1652-3. Equator, some coasts, and other details gilded. Includes notes and ill. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Exhibited: Rivers, edens, empires: Lewis & Clark and the revealing of America, Library ...
    • Contributor: Jansson, Jan
    • Date: 1652
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    Nowel Amsterdam en Lameriqve : 1672
    Nowel Amsterdam en l'Amériqve : | Nowel Amsterdam en l'Amérique :
    Bird's-eye view of Lisbon, Portugal (not New Amsterdam) showing individual buildings and place-names in French. Map based on: Braun, George, 1540 or 41-1622. Civitates orbis terrarum, [1612-1618] Vol. 5, Olissippo quae nunc Lisboa, Civitas Amplissima Lusitaniae. Relief shown pictorially. Text in Latin and French. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Annotated in pencil on cloth backing. Includes ...
    • Contributor: Jollain, Gérard
    • Date: 1672
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    North America divided into its III principall [sic] parts. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. 2 copies, second copy has been ornamented by the addition of 4 ships in the sea. Vault
    • Contributor: Lea, Philip
    • Date: 1685
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    Carte de la decouverte faite l'an 1673 dans l'Amerique Septen... Oriented with north to the right. Relief shown pictorially. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Marquette, Jacques - Liebaux
    • Date: 1681
  • Map
    A map of Rariton River, Milstone River, South River ... (1685) Bibliographic information on back reprinted. Stokes called this "the first known copperplate made in America." (v. 6 plate 84, opp. p. 60). This was disproved by Wroth. Map was engraved in England. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Reid, John - Simson, R.
    • Date: 1685
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    Terra sancta sive promissionis, olim Palestina recens delinea... Relief shown pictorially. Appears in Nicolaes Visscher's Atlas contractus orbis terrarum. Exhibition: Jordanian Display, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., May 25-27, 2005. Includes inset showing the twelve tribes of Israel and ill. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Visscher, Nicolaes
    • Date: 1659
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    Mare mediterraneum, exhibens oras hispaniæ, galliæ, italiæ, m... Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Valck, G. (Gerard) - Valk, Leonard - Valck, G.
    • Date: 1695
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    Noort Rivier in Niew Neerlandt. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Shows the Hudson River from Manhattan Island to Albany, natural features, and other geographical entities in the region. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Attributed to Joan Vinckeboons by comparison with his other Dutch maps in Henry Harrisse collection. Described in Terrae incognitae, v. xvi, 1984. Richard W. Stephenson's The Henry Harrisse collection ... , p. 40; the third volume ...
    • Contributor: Vinckeboons, Joan
    • Date: 1639
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    Amérique septentrionale divisée en ses principales parties, o...
    Amerique septentrionale divisée en ses principales parties, sçauoir les terres Arctiques, le Canada, ou Nouvelle France, le Mexique ou Nouvelle Espagne, le Nouveau Mexique, les isles de Terre Neuve, de Californie, et Antilles ...
    Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: Ferro. Has watermarks. Copy imperfect: Tears along edge Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Control no. 2001-29
    • Contributor: Sanson, Nicolas - Jaillot, Alexis Hubert
    • Date: 1674
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    Novae Franciae accurata delineatio 1657. Relief shown pictorially. Includes inset of "Huronum explicata tabula" and ill. LC copy incomplete: Eastern sheet missing. Annotated in pencil in lower right margin: #36. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault Acquisitions control no. 2000-30
    • Contributor: Bressani, Francesco Giuseppe
    • Date: 1657
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    Nova orbis tabula, ad usum serenissimi Burgundiae Ducis
    Mappe monde ou description du globe terrestre & aquatique presentée a Monseigneur Le Duc de Bourgogne
    Relief shown pictorially. French. Titles in Latin and French. Includes ill. Accompanied by: Tables geographiques des division du globe terrestre par le Sr. Sanson geographe ordinaire du Roy / a Paris : Chez Hubert Jaillot (on sheet 64 x 54 cm., unmounted, fold-lined horizontally in half). Mounted on cloth. LC copy imperfect: Fold-lined vertically in half. Pin holes in cloth tape in all corners. ...
    • Contributor: Jaillot, Alexis Hubert
    • Date: 1694
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    Virginia and Maryland as it is planted and inhabited this pre... Oriented with north to the right. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes cartouche, portait of Augustine Herrman, text, and ill. Vault
    • Contributor: Herrman, Augustine - Faithorne, Henry - Withinbrook, Thomas
    • Date: 1673
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    Wu bei zhi Wood block print. "Juan 240" shows Zheng He's voyager route from Nanjing, passing through South East Asia, Indian Ocean, Red Sea, all the way to Persian Gulf. Early Qing Dynasty ed., prefaced Tianqi 1 (1621). Juan (chapter) 240 is one of 80 volumes in 8 cases (30 x 19 cm.). "Wu bei zhi juan er bai si shi." Available also through the Library of ...
    • Contributor: Mao, Yuanyi
    • Date: 1644

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    Carte nouvelle de la mer mediterranee. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Sanson, Guillaume
    • Date: 1680
  • Map
    Insulæ Indicæ cum terris circumvicinis.
    Insvlæ Indicæ cvm terris circvmvicinis
    Covers the East Indies including the Philippines, Malay Archipelago, and Ceylon. Relief shown pictorially. Exchange; Yale University Library; 29 Aug. 1934. In Latin. Has vertical fold line at center of sheet. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes embellished title cartouche, 4 bar scales of "Milliaria" (Germanica, Hispanica, Gallica, Italica & Anglica), and ill. of sailing ships. ...
    • Date: 1600
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    Carte de l'Amerique : corrigeé, et augmenteé, dessus toutes l...
    Carte de l'Ameriqve :
    Relief shown pictorially. Appears in the author's Carte generale de France et de ses nouuelles acquisitions. Paris, 1661. Includes inset of the north pole region, inset of the south pole region, text in margin surrounding map, and ill. Vertically fold-lined at center. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vendor: Richard B. Arkway/Cohen & Taliaferro Acquisitions control no. ...
    • Contributor: Berey, Nicolas
    • Date: 1661
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    Amerique septentrionale divisée en ses principales parties Based on a map published by Nicolas Sanson in 1650. Latin title in upper margin: "America septentrionalis in suas praecipuas parte divisa, ad usum serenissimi Burgundiae ducis." Relief shown pictorially. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Jaillot, Alexis Hubert
    • Date: 1694
  • Map
    A map of the improved part of the Province of Pennsilvania in...
    Map of the Province of Pennsilvania containing the three countyes of Chester, Philadelphia & Bucks :
    Shows rural landholders' names, lot lines, and proprietary manors. Map content (as of 1687) does not differ from earlier eds. Title from upper border. Statement of dedication at upper left:To the worthey William Penn Esq., Proprietor of Pennsilvania in America, this map is humbly dedicated by Iohn Thornton & Robert Greene. Hand col. in pink watercolor to emphasize the map border; the map content ...
    • Contributor: Holme, Thomas - Lamb, Francis - Greene, Robert - Thornton, John - Pennsylvania. Surveyor General
    • Date: 1687
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    Nova totius terrarum orbis geographica ac hydrographica tabula Relief shown pictorially. Includes text, 2 ancillary celestial hemispheres, and ill. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 2001-24
    • Contributor: Hondius, Jodocus
    • Date: 1655
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    Nova orbis tabvla in lvcem edita
    Nova orbis tabula in lucem edita
    Relief shown pictorially. Appears in the author's Atlas. Amsterdam, 1688? Includes maps of the north polar region and south polar region and col. ill. Vertically fold-lined in half. Mounted on paper, mounted on cloth. LC copy imperfect: Pin holes in cloth tape at fold and in all corners. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Wit, Frederik De.
    • Date: 1688
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    La Russie Noire ou Polonaise : qui comprend les provinces de ... Relief shown pictorially. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes legend titled "Remarques" and 9 bar scales. LC copy annotated in ink, laminated, and mounted on cloth backing. Vault
    • Contributor: Sanson, Guillaume
    • Date: 1674
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    Totius Americae nova et exacta tabula ex optimis tum geograph...
    Totivs Americae nova et exacta tabvla ex optimis tvm geographorvm tvm aliorvm scriptis collecta et ad hodiernam regnorvm principatvvm et maiorvm partivm distinctionem accomodata
    Relief shown pictorially. Also shows Iberian peninsula and west coast of Africa. Not attributable to Blaeu, but instead derived from Cornelius Danckert's 1647 map of the same title, according to Burden's The mapping of North America, 1996. Includes polar stereographic inset and ill. Copy imperfect: lacking eastern sheet. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. ...
    • Contributor: Rossi, Giovanni Giacomo De - Blaeu, Willem Janszoon - Danckerts, Cornelis
    • Date: 1679
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    Provincia d[e] S. Diego de Mexico en la nueba España tiene 14... Bird's-eye view. Relief shown pictorially. In upper border: Nova delineatio s[t]rictissimæ, S. Didaci Provinciæ in Nova Hispania. Accompanied by paper pulls of recto and verso of the cooperplate. ([2] leaves : ill., view ; 26 x 40 cm.) Ill. of either an ordination or an elevation of a priest on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. ...
    • Contributor: Ysarti, Antonio
    • Date: 1682