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    Guangdong yu tu Wood block print. Includes text which explains boundaries and distance. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Previous call no.: G2308.K8W82 1685 Vault
    • Contributor: Jiang, Yi - Han, Zuodong
    • Date: 1685
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    Carte de la découverte faite l'an 1673 dans l'Amérique septentrionale. 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
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    The Mississippi Relief shown pictorially. Shows trees, animals, and names of the Indian nations. Pen-and-ink and watercolor; detached from paper and mounted on cloth backing. "This is the copy of a sketch of the Mississippi River and country, contained in a manuscript map ... has the following title Carte génerale de la France septentrionale, contenant dans la dʹecouverte du pays des Ilinois ... made by the ...
    • Contributor: Franquelin, Jean Baptiste Louis - Joliet, Louis
    • Date: 1682
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    North America divided into its principall parts where are distinguished the severall states which belong to the English, Spanish, and French
    North America divided into its pricipall parts, viz. Arctick lands, New North Wales, N. South Wales, N. Brittain, Canada, N. France, N. Scotland, N. England, N. York, N. Jarsey, Mary-Land, Virginia, Carolina, Florida, Mexico, the islands of New Found Land, California, the Antilles, in which are distinguished the severall countries as they are possessed by the English, Spanish, and French, &c.
    Relief shown pictorially. At upper right: Described by Sanson, corrected and amended by William Berry. Prime meridian: Ferro. Includes ill. Sectioned and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Berry, William - Sanson, Nicolas
    • Date: 1680
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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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    A mapp of the travels and voyages of the apostles in their mission and in partiular of Saint Paul.
    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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    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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    Carte de l'Amerique Septentrionnale : depuis le 25, jusqu'au 65⁰ deg. de latt. & environ 140, & 235 deg. de longitude / par Iean Baptiste Louis Franquelin, hydrographe du roy, à Québec ... 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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    Amérique septentrion.lle [i.e. septentrionale] : composée, corigée, et augmētée, sur les iournaux, mémoires, et observations les plus justes qui en ón'́etes.tes en l'année 1685 & 1686, par plusieurs particuliés 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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    Mediterranean Sea divided into its Principall parts or seas. Based on La Mer Mediterraneʹe divisee enses Principales Parties, ou Mers by Nicolas Sanson. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Berry, William - Sanson, Nicolas
    • Date: 1680
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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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    Provincia d[e] S. Diego de Mexico en la nueba España tiene 14 co[n]ventos y desde el d[e] Oaxaca que esta en 17 gra[do]s ael le sueste hasta el de Aguas Calie[n]tes que ... 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
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    A mapp of ye improved part of Pensilvania in America, divided into countyes, townships, and lotts Shows rural landholders' names and lots in Philadelphia, Chester, and Bucks Counties. First issue. From the Rosenwald Collection, no. 1308. Includes indexes of landholders, inset of "The City of Philadelphia, two miles in length and one in breadth," and coat of arms. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault
    • Contributor: Holme, Thomas - Harris, John - Lea, Philip - Rosenwald, Lessing J. (Lessing Julius)
    • Date: 1687
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    Magnae Tartariae magni mogolis imperii Iaponiae et Chinae nova descriptio. 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
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    A mapp of ye improved part of Pensilvania in America, divided into countyes, townships, and lotts Shows rural landholders' names and lots in Philadelphia, Chester, and Bucks Counties. First issue. Includes indexes of landholders, inset of "The city of Philadelphia, two miles in length and one in breadth," and coat of arms. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault
    • Contributor: Holme, Thomas - Harris, John - Lea, Philip
    • Date: 1687
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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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    Le nouveau Mexique, appelé aussi Nouvelle Grenade et Marata, avec partie de Californie : selon les memoires les plus nouveaux Relief shown pictorially. Has watermarks. "Avec privilege du Roy, 168." Wheat, C.I. Mapping of the transmississippi West, 66 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes "Avertissement," list of provinces and notable towns, text, and decorative cartouche.
    • Contributor: Coronelli, Vincenzo - Du Tralage, Jean Nicolas - Nolin, Jean Baptiste
    • Date: 1685
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    A map of the improved part of the Province of Pennsilvania in America : begun by Wil. Penn, Proprietary & Governour thereof anno 1681
    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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    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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    Bushū Toshima-gun Edo-shō zu. Scale ca. 1:7,500. On cover, annotated in black ink: Edo ōezu. Title on label on cover: Kanʾei Edo kozu. Wood block print. Reprint of 1630 or 1631 map. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Relief shown pictorially. Pictorial map. Cadastral map showing land ownership in central Tokyo. Includes distance chart. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. ...
    • Date: 1682
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    Peloponnesus hodie Moreæ Regnum : distincté divisum in omnes suas provincias, hodiernas atque veteres, cui et adiuguntur insulæ Cefalonia, Zante, Cerigo et St. Maura Relief shown pictorially. Originally printed on 3 sheets. LC copy imperfect: Fold-lined, annotated in ink on verso: 22. Includes ill. of lion with enslaved human figures shown in embellished title cartouche. Views of fortified towns in outer margins: Navarino -- Zarnata -- Casl. Tornese -- Corinto -- Malvasia -- Patrasso -- Coron -- Napoli di Romania -- Modon -- Misitra olun Sparta -- Atene ...
    • Contributor: Wit, Frederik De.
    • Date: 1688
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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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    A new map of the country of Carolina. Oriented with north toward the right. Annotated in pencil on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Vault
    • Contributor: Gascoyne, Joel
    • Date: 1682
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    A mapp of ye improved part of Pensilvania in America, divided into countyes, townships, and lotts Shows rural landholders' names and lots in Philadelphia, Chester, and Bucks Counties. Third issue. Includes indexes of landholders, inset of "The city of Philadelphia, two miles in length and one in breadth," and coat of arms. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault
    • Contributor: Holme, Thomas - Harris, John - Lea, Philip
    • Date: 1687
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    Carte de la decouverte faite l'an 1673 dans l'Amerique Septentrionale 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