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    Palestina, siue 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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    [Map of California shown as an island].

    Relief shown pictorially. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault

    • Contributor: Vinckeboons, Joan - Library of Congress
    • Date: 1650
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    Amérique septentrionale

    Relief shown pictorially and by shading. Prime meridian: [Paris]. Mounted on cloth backing. From his 1658 (i.e. 1660) Cartes générales de toutes les parties du monde (Phillips 4260). First state: Lacks shading along border for Lake Ontario. Phillips. Maps of America, p. 560 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Sanson, Nicolas - Peyrounin, A. - Mariette, Pierre-Jean
    • Date: 1650
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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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    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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    [Map of a part of the island of Cuba and of the Bahamas].

    Relief shown pictorially. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 156 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault

    • Contributor: Vinckeboons, Joan
    • Date: 1650
  • Collection

    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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    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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    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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    Nova et accvrata Poli Arctici : et terrarum circum iacentium descriptio.

    Coloring with water colors and illumination with gold and silver ascribed to D.J. v. Santen. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 2-81 Vault

    • Contributor: Jansson, Jan - Santen, Dirck Jansz Van
    • Date: 1650
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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
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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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