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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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    Belgii novi, angliæ novæ, et partis Virginiæ : novissima delineatio. Relief shown pictorially. Taken from Jan Jansson's Atlantis majoris, 1657, no. 59. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault
    • Contributor: Jansson, Jan
    • Date: 1657
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    Amérique septentrionale Relief shown pictorially and by shading. Prime meridian: [Paris]. From his 1658 (i.e. 1660) Cartes générales de toutes les parties du monde (Phillips 4260). Second state: Lake Ontario contains shading along border. Copy annotated in pencil on upper and lower left corners of map Copy imperfect: Brittle and torn along edges Phillips. Maps of America, p. 560 Available also through the Library of Congress ...
    • Contributor: Sanson, Nicolas - Peyrounin, A. - Mariette, Pierre-Jean
    • Date: 1650
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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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    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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    Terra sancta sive promissionis, olim Palestina recens delineata, et in lucem edita per Nicolaum Visscher. Relief shown pictorially. Appears in Nicolaes Visscher's Atlas contractus orbis terrarum. Exhibition: Jordanian Display, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., May 25-27, 2005. Includes inset showing the twelve tribes of Israel and ill. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Visscher, Nicolaes
    • Date: 1659
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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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    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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    Estats de l'empire dv Grand Seignevr des Tvrqs ou Svltan des Ottomans en Asie, en Afriqve, et en Evrope
    Estats de l'empire du Grand Seigneur des Turqs ou Sultan des Ottomans en Asie, en Afrique, et en Europe
    Covers the Ottoman Empire and adjacent regions of the Middle East. Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: Ferro. Hand colored to emphasize the boundaries of the constituent states and provinces. LC copy imperfect: Vertically fold-lined at sheet center. Includes inset of Algerian/Tunisian littoral of Africa, bar scales for French leagues/German miles, and embellished title cartouche (with 3 Turkish [?] head figurations). Available also through the ...
    • Contributor: Sanson, Nicolas
    • Date: 1654
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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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    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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    America Septentrionalis Relief shown pictorially. Appears in v. 3 of Nieuwen atlas, ofte vverelt-beschrijvinge, vertonende de voornaemste rijcken ende landen des gheheelen Aerdt-Bodems. Amstelodami : Apud Ioannem Ianssonium, 1652-3. Equator, some coasts, and other details gilded. Includes notes and ill. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Exhibited: Rivers, edens, empires: Lewis & Clark and the revealing of America, Library ...
    • Contributor: Jansson, Jan
    • Date: 1652
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    Nova America descriptio Relief shown pictorially. Sheet issued as part of a set of 5 maps; one map covers entire world and 4 maps cover individual continents. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Control no.: 2001-25
    • Contributor: Visscher, Nicolaes - Jollain, Gérard
    • Date: 1657
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    Description du pais des Hurons. Shows part of Ontario extending from Georgian Bay on the north (Partie du Grand Lac des Hurons) to Lake Ontario on the south and from Lake Huron on the west to Lake Simcoe on the east (Lac Oventarenk). Relief shown pictorially. Bequeathed to the Library of Congress by Henry Harrisse. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault
    • Contributor: Harrisse, Henry
    • Date: 1651
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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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    Carte des trois Arabies : tirée en partie de l'Arabe de Nubie, en partie de diuers autres autheurs Relief shown pictorially. 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: Sanson, Nicolas - Mariette, Pierre - Somer, J.
    • Date: 1654
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    Partie meridionale de l'Inde en deux presqu'isles l'une de ç̧à et l'autre de là le Gange Shows India south of the tropic of Cancer and Southeast Asia, including Indochina, Sumatra, and western Borneo. 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 - Somer, J.
    • Date: 1654
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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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    Toonneel der steden van de Vereenighde Nederlanden, met hare beschrijvingen Dutch. Some maps in Latin. Phillips, 3076 Koeman's Atlantes Neerlandici, 43:121.1 Date from Koeman's Atlantes Neerlandici from the list of burgomasters elected in 1652 in the text about Delft. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Engraved title page with letterpress title pasted on. LC copy bound in cream vellum, embossed and gilded.
    • Contributor: Blaeu, Joan
    • Date: 1652

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    Mexicque, ou Nouvelle Espagne, Nouvlle. Gallice, Iucatan &c. : et autres provinces jusques a l'Isthme de Panama, ou sont les Audiences de Mexico, de Guadalaiara, et de Guatimala Appeared in Sanson's Cartes générales de la géographie ... 1676. Relief shown pictorially. Phillips, 486 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Sanson, Nicolas - Mariette, Pierre
    • Date: 1656
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    Assyria vetvs diuifa in Syriam, Messopotamiam, Babyloniam, et Assyriam
    Assyria vetus diuifa in Syriam, Messopotamiam, Babyloniam, et Assyriam.
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    • Contributor: La Rue, Philippe De. - Somer, J. - Mariette, Pierre
    • Date: 1651
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    Novvs atlas Sinensis.
    Novus atlas Sinensis
    Covers 16 provinces of China, Korea, and Japan. Relief shown pictorially. Includes text. Philips 3186 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. On verso of shelflist card: At the end of the atlas are "Byvoeghsel van't koninckryck Catay; door I. G.," xviii p., and "Historie van den Tartarischen oorlog," 40 p.
    • Contributor: Martini, Martino
    • Date: 1655

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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
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    Palestina, siue Terræ Sanctæ descriptio
    Palestina, sive 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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    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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