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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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    West-Indische paskaert waer in de graden der breedde over weder zijden vande middellijn wassende so vergrooten dat die geproportioneert sijn tegen hunne nevenstaende graden der lengde. vertonende behalve Europaes zuydelijcste alle de ...

    Shows the west coast of North America from Belle Isle, Newfoundland, both coasts of South America, mediterranean Europe, and the east coast of Africa. Includes illustrations. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Goos, Pieter
    • Date: 1660
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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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    Nova totius terrarum orbis tabula

    Relief shown pictorially. Includes col. ill. Insets: Polus arcticus -- Polus antarcticus -- Polus septentrionalis -- Systema mundi juxtamentem Claudii Ptolemaei Alexand -- Genuinum mundi systema secundum N. Copernici hypothesin -- Polus meridionalis. Mounted on cloth. LC copy imperfect: Fold-lined vertically in half. Pin holes in cloth tape in all corners. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Wit, Frederik De.
    • Date: 1660
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    Korte beschryvinge van de landschappen des werelts enz.

    Scales vary. Title from leather label on cover. Label has monogram E. B. de V., surmounted by a crown. Maps, not dated, intended to be bound in a Bible, but assembled in a modern half Morocco binding. The maps have privileges, not dated, for 15 years, granted to N. Visscher by the states of Holland and West Friesland. Maps 3, 4, and [5] each ...

    • Contributor: Visscher, Nicolaes - Visscher, Claes Jansz - Broeck, Abraham Van Den
    • Date: 1660
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    Nova totivs Americæ descriptio.

    Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Vault

    • Contributor: Wit, Frederick De.
    • Date: 1660
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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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    Americæ descriptio nova

    Relief shown pictorially. From the Rosenwald Collection, Library of Congress. Appears in Peter Heylyn's Cosmography in four books, 1670. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Another copy filed in Rare Book Roon, G114.H62. Acquisitions control no. 20-82 Vault

    • Contributor: Trevethen, William - Chetwind, Philip - Rosenwald, Lessing J. (lessing Julius)
    • Date: 1660