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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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    Le grand teatre de la guerre en Italie. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Mortier, Pierre - Eugene, of Savoy
    • Date: 1705
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    [Zee-atlas].
    Loots atlas
    Nautical charts with numerous place-names along coastlines. Depths shown by soundings. Title from citation in Philip Lee Phillips' A list of geographical atlases, p. 246. Most maps in Dutch; text and titles in Dutch, French, English, or Latin on some maps. Philips 3464 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy annotated in pencil on some maps. ...
    • Contributor: Loots, Johannes
    • Date: 1705

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    Mappe-monde ou carte générale de la terre Hand colored. Includes 9 portraits. LC copy annotated in black ink in upper right margin: 6. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Fer, Nicolas De
    • Date: 1705
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    Mappe-monde ou carte générale de la terre Hand colored. Includes 9 portraits. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault Acquisitions control no. 34-82.
    • Contributor: Fer, Nicolas De
    • Date: 1705
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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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    Planisphere celeste septentrional ; Planisphere celeste meridional
    Planisphere celeste meridional
    Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: La Hire, Philippe De - Fer, Nicolas De
    • Date: 1705
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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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    Huitieme plan de Paris divisé en ses vingts quartiers "Pour servir au Traité de la police ... page 17." Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Fer, Nicolas De - La Mare, Nicolas De
    • Date: 1705
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    Carte ancienne et moderne de l'Irlande, avec quelques remarques sur son gouvernement et sur l'etat present de cette isle. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Chatelain, Henri Abraham
    • Date: 1705
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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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    Typus generalis Ukrainæ : sive Palatinatuum Podoliæ, Kioviensis et Braczlaviensis terras nova delineatione exhibens Covers palatinates that are now part of central and southern Ukraine (at the time a part of the Russian Empire previously acquired by military conquest from the Ottoman Empire). Relief shown pictorially. In Latin. Unidentified meridian. Probable atlas plate removed from Peter Schenk's Atlas contractus. Amsterdam : [1705?]. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes directory of ...
    • Contributor: Valck, G. (Gerard) - Schenk, Peter - Valck, G.
    • Date: 1705