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    Nova Virginiæ tabula.

    Copy has date annotated on verso: 1644. Relief shown pictorially. Oriented with north to the right. Includes col. ill. German text on verso. Gift; From the collection of Dr. Gerald D. Aurbach, given in his memory by his wife, Hanna, and daughters, Elissa and Pamela. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 94-27 Vault

    • Contributor: Hondius, Hendrik
    • Date: 1644
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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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    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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    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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