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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 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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    Totius Americae nova et exacta tabula ex optimis tum geographorum tum aliorum scriptis collecta et ad hodiernam regnorum principatuum et maiorum partium distinctionem accomodata
    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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    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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    Nova Hispania, Nova Galicia, Gvatimala.
    Nova Hispania, Nova Galicia, Guatimala
    Relief shown pictorially. Appears in Ogilby's America and Montanus' De nieuwe en onbekende weerld. 1671. Phillips, Maps of America, pp. 404 and 405. Ogilby, John, America, pp. 238-239. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Ogilby, John - Montanus, Arnoldus
    • Date: 1671
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    America Septentrionalis divisa in suas principales partes et status seu Dominatus regis Galliæ, Castilliæ, Angliæ, Sueciæ, Danliæ, et Batavorum 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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    L'Afrique, ou Lybie ulterieure : ou font le Saara, or desért, le pays des Negres, la Guinee, et les pays circonv., tirée en partie de Sanut, et de l'Arabe du Nubie : ...
    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
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    Manatvs gelegen op de Noot [sic] Riuier. Manuscript. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Covers New York City region. Pictorial map showing buildings and points of interest. Depths shown by soundings. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Described in Terrae incognitae, v. xvi, 1984. Richard W. Stephenson's The Henry Harrisse collection ... , p. 40; the third volume has binder's title "Manuscript maps of New-Netherland and Manhattan ...
    • Contributor: Vinckeboons, Joan - Library of Congress
    • Date: 1670
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    Novi Belgii, quod nunc Novi Jorck vocatur, Novæ [que] Angliæ & partis Virginiæ : accuratissima et novissima delineatio. 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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    A map of New-England, being the first that ever was here cut, and done by the best pattern that could be had, which being in some places defective, it made the other ... Scale ca. 1:900,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Oriented with north to the right. Relief shown pictorially. "This is a copy of the first map engraved in New England. Taken from one in Hubbard's Narrative of the troubles with the Indians in New England, supposed to have been published in 1677." "The figures that are joyned with the names of places are to distinguish such as have ...
    • Contributor: Hubbard, William
    • Date: 1677
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    Planta de la muy yllustre ciudad de los reyes corte del reino del Peru : [Lima] Selected buildings shown pictorially. Pen-and-ink. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text, index, and col. ill.
    • Contributor: Principe, Bernardo Clemente
    • Date: 1674
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    Brasilia. From the author's De Nieuwe en onbekende weereld: of Beschryving van America en 't zuid-land..., 1671 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. LC copy mounted on cloth backing.
    • Contributor: Montanus, Arnoldus - Meurs, Jacob Van
    • Date: 1671
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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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    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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    Amérique septentrionale divisée en ses principales parties, ou sont distingués les vns des autres les estats suivant qu'ils appartiennent presentemet aux François, Castillans, Anglois, Suedois, Danois, Hollandois, tirée des relations de toutes ...
    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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    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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    [Chart of the Mediterranean, the coast of Portugal, and the northwest coast of Africa] 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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    La Russie Noire ou Polonaise : qui comprend les provinces de la Russie Noire de Volhynie et de Podolie divisées en leurs palatinats : vulgairement connües sous le nom d'Vkraine ou Pays ... 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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    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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    Virginia and Maryland as it is planted and inhabited this present year 1670 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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    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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    Le Comte de Haynaut devise en Chatellenies, Balliages, Provosites etc. In French, in color. Shows the boundaries, roads, rivers, cities, landmarks and terrain in Hainaut, Belgium. Map of Hainaut, Belgium.
    • Contributor: Sanson
    • Date: 1670
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    [Maps of Lithuania from approximately 1675 to 1970]. Catalog Record Only This record covers single maps of Lithuania, formerly the Lithuanian SSR, 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 Lithuania as a whole, regions of Lithuania, and ...
    • Date: 1675
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    Archiducatus Austriae Inferioris : accuratissima geographica descriptio / Catalog Record Only Relief shown by hachures. Includes insets of "Austria Cæsaribus foelix et patria regum archiducumque domus regno populis qz beata Wienn die haubt unnd kaysere residentz statt in Osterich" and "Austria cor et scutum Romani imperÿ cuspinia de Austria folio 608 Kaiser Henrich der vier te Lobesan hat disem landt die ehr anthan genent das Hertz und Schildt des reichs und das auff erd nit ...
    • Contributor: Vischer, Georg Matthaeus
    • Date: 1670
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    The theatre of the Empire of Great-Britain ... Catalog Record Only
    • Contributor: Speed, John
    • Date: 1676