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    A mapp of all the world projected in two hemispheres in which are exactly described all the parts of the Earth and seas Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Relief shown pictorially. Includes illustrated cartouche and coat of arms. Dedicated to Charles II. Shows California as an island. Shirley, R.W. Mapping of the world, 501 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Sanson, Nicolas - Berry, William
    • Date: 1680
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    Dordracvm ; Briela. Perspective map not drawn to scale. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Bird's-eye-view. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. From Pierre d'Avity's Newe archontologia cosmica, engraved by Matthaeus Merian. Indexed for points of interest. LC copy has stamp in lower left corner (823B) Ink inscription in upper right corner (68).
    • Contributor: Merian, Matthaeus - Avity, Pierre D
    • Date: 1646
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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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    [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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    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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    De Eylanden en Vastelanden van Westindien Relief shown pictorially. Shows the coasts of North America and South America from Virginia through the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico to Guiana in South America highlighting Cuba, the island of Hispaniola and the West Indies. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. 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 ...
    • Contributor: Vinckeboons, Joan
    • Date: 1639
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    Insulæ Americanæ in oceano septentrionali cum terris adiacentibus Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Appears in the author's Theatrum orbis terrarum. Text on verso in Latin. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault
    • Contributor: Blaeu, Willem Janszoon
    • Date: 1635
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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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    Fac-simile of Holmes-map of the province of Pennsylvania : with the names of the original purchasers from William Penn, begun in 1681. Shows rural landholders' names and lots in the Philadelphia region. Alternate title at top: A map of the improved part of the province of Pennsylvania in America : begun by William Penn, proprietor and governor thereof, anno 1681. Facsim. "Reproduced from the original in the Philadelphia Library by the anastatic process." Original version: A map of the province of Pennsilvania : containing the three ...
    • Contributor: Holme, Thomas - Smith, Lloyd P. (Lloyd Pearsall) - Greene, Robert - Thornton, John
    • Date: 1687
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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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    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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    [Terrestrial globe gores]. Relief shown pictorially. Title supplied by cataloger. Reissued by Giuseppe di Rossi in 1615. Dedication in upper hemisphere: Illmo. viro optimaraq. artium amatori et Fautori D. Paulo Mellino Romano ... In lower hemisphere: I. Hondius Lectori S. In locorum longitudine ... Longitudines incepimus non ab Insulis Fortunatis ut Ptolome[us], sed ab iis quae acores vocantur quod acus nautica ibi recta in septentrionem vergat Vale. ...
    • Contributor: Hondius, Jodocus - Rossi, Giuseppe Di.
    • Date: 1615
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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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    Mappe-monde, ou carte générale du monde : dessignée en deux plan-hemispheres Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Relief shown pictorially. Shows California as an island. LC copy stamped on: 480B. Mounted on cloth. Annotations in Australia. Shirley, R.W. Mapping of the world, 390 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Sanson, Nicolas - Mariette, Pierre - Rivière
    • Date: 1651
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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. 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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    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
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    A mapp of Virginia discovered to ye hills, and in it's latt. from 35 deg. & 1/2 neer Florida to 41 deg. bounds of New England Relief shown pictorially. Based on a manuscript map drawn by John Farrer. Oriented with north to the right. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text, portrait of Sir Frances Drake, and ill. Vault
    • Contributor: Ferrar, John - Farrer, Virginia - Goddard, John - Overton, John
    • Date: 1667
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    La Germanie inférieure de Petrus Keerius : c'est à dire: Nouvelles et exactes cartes géographiques des XVII provinces dicelle
    Germanie inférieure de P. Keerius
    Relief shown pictorially. "Montanus expanded the text, Pieter van den Keere's Germania inferior, 1617"--Tooley's Dict. of mapmakers, Rev. ed. K-P, p. 272. Issued in slip case. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: Stains on some pages. Includes index.
    • Contributor: Keere, Pieter Van Den - Montanus, Petrus
    • Date: 1622

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    Description de la Nouvelle France, ou, sont remarquées les diverses habitations des françois, despuis la première descouverte jusques à present, receuillie et dressée sur diverses relations modernes, 1643. 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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    Caerte vande Bay St. Tiago : gelegen op 't Eylant Cvba, op de Hoochtv van 20 1/2 graedt; aen de Zuyd land van Cuba. Relief shown pictorially and by gradient tints. Shows Santiago Bay and vicinity on the island of Cuba including pictorial presentation of the city of Santiago. 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 ...
    • Contributor: Vinckeboons, Joan
    • Date: 1639
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    Maps: Bach to Baseball Cards - Conservation Highlights (Preservation, Library of Congress) Maps - Bach to Baseball Cards: Preserving the Nation's Heritage at the Library of Congress
    • Date: 1630
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    L'Inde de ç̧à et de là le Gange ou est l'Empire du Grand Mogol et pays circonvoisins tirée de purchas et de diverses relations les plus nouvelles 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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    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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    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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    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