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    Carte du Paraguay, du Chili, du Detroit de Magellan &c. Dress... Scale ca. 1:9,000,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: Ferro. Imprint date from R. V. Tooley's French mapping of the Americas, item 80. Cartouche engraved by C. Simonneau. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes notes. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1
    • Contributor: L'isle, Guillaume De - Liebaux, Henri - Simonneau, Charles
    • Date: 1718
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    Systema mundi Tychonicum : secundum celeberrimorum astronomor... Appears in his Grosser Atlas uber die gantze Welt. Nurnberg, 1716. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: Discoloration along fold line. Bottom edge and center fold repaired with cardboard on verso.
    • Contributor: Homann, Johann Baptist
    • Date: 1716
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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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    Plano de el Puerto de Nipe situado en la costa del N. de la y... Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Prime meridian: Tenerife. Watermarks: IV; and, Pro Patria. Watermark dated 1713. Pen-and-ink and red watercolor. Mounted on cloth backing. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 310 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Indexed. Maggs number annotated in pencil in lower right corner: 241. Vault
    • Date: 1713
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    A compleat description of the province of Carolina in 3 parts...
    Complete description of the province of Carolina in 3 parts | Improved part from the surveys of Maurice Mathews & Mr. John Love | West part by Capt. Tho. Nairn | Chart of the coast from Virginia to Cape Florida
    Shows coastal area from North Carolina to Florida. Relief shown pictorially. Depth shown by soundings. Prime meridian: Charles Town. Mounted on cloth. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes indexed inset of "A plan of the town & harbour of Charles Town," and inset "The town and harbour of St Augustin," and col. ill. Copy imperfect: Discoloration ...
    • Contributor: Crisp, Edw. (Edward) - Nairne, Thomas - Harris, John - Mathews, Maurice - Love, John - Crisp, Edw
    • Date: 1711
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    Plan de la riuiere de Suriname, de la ville de Paramaribo, es...
    Carte de la rivière ... de la ville de Paramaribo
    Relief shown pictorially. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes index of places and inset of fort Zelandia.
    • Contributor: Picquet, Charles
    • Date: 1713
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    This is a draft of a parcell [i.e. parcel] of salt meadow tog... Cadastral map showing Champlin's property extending from "the sea shore" to "the salt pond" and including island in salt pond. Also indicates that property north of that of Champlin is "Noyces land." Oriented with north to the left, if map positioned so that title in margin is at bottom. Pen-and-ink. Watermark consists in part of fleur-de-lis. Available also through the Library of Congress Web ...
    • Date: 1717
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    L'Amerique septentrionale. Dressée sur les observations de Mr... Scale ca. 1:18,500,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: Ferro. Imprint date from R. V. Tooley's French mapping of the Americas, item 31. Cartouche engraved by N. Guérard. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes "Avertissement." Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1
    • Contributor: L'isle, Guillaume De - Guérard, Nicholas
    • Date: 1718
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    Carte des Antilles françoises et des isles voisines. Dressée ... Scale ca. 1:890,000. Hand colored. Has watermarks. Relief shown pictorially. Imprint date from R. V. Tooley's French mapping of the Americas, item 54. Shows islands from Guadeloupe to Grenada, including Barbados. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 651/2
    • Contributor: L'isle, Guillaume De
    • Date: 1718
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    Systema solare et planetarium ex hypothesi Copernicana secund... Appears in his Grosser Atlas uber die gantze Welt. Nurnberg, 1716. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: Discoloration along fold line. Lacking lower corners. Stamped on verso: 5985.
    • Contributor: Homann, Johann Baptist
    • Date: 1716
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    Tabula Mexicae et Floridae : terrarum Anglicarum, et anterior... Shows the extent of New Spain and Florida, New France, the American colonies, and the West Indies, rivers, towns, and trade routes. Text in Latin. Title from caption. Relief shown pictorially. Measures east from unidentified prime meridian. Includes ill. Appears in : Maps of Texas and the Southwest, 1513-1900 / James C. Martin and Robert Sidney Martin. Austin : Texas State Historical Association, 1999. ...
    • Contributor: Schenk, Peter
    • Date: 1710
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    Alexandri magni imperium et expeditio per Europam, per Africa... Relief shown pictorially. Includes list of numbered notes and inset showing continets of Africa, Europe, and Asia. LC copies annotated in inks to show boundaries and mounted on linen. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Moulart-Sanson, Pierre
    • Date: 1712
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    Carte de la Barbarie, de la Nigritie, et de la Guinée Relief shown pictorially. "Avec privilege, Aout 1707." "The words 'premier geographe du Roi' added in the title ... [indicate] that [a map] could not have been issued before 1718 when [De l'Isle] was appointed to that office"--Tooley, R.V. Guide to maps of Africa, p. 68. Prime meridian: Ferro. Similar to Norwich, O.I. Maps of Africa, 317 Available also through the Library of Congress Web ...
    • Contributor: L'isle, Guillaume De - Inselin, C.
    • Date: 1718
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    A new & exact map of the coast, countries and islands within... Scale ca. 1:32,000,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: London. Insets: A chart from England to the river Aranoca &c.--Peypses or Pepys I.--A map of ye Straits of Magellan &c.--A map of the isthmus of Darien the bay of Panama &c.--The island of Juan Ferdinando.--The Gallapagos Islands.--The gulf of Nicoya or gulf of Salinas.--The gulf of Amapalla or Fonesca.--The port of Acapulco. Mounted ...
    • Contributor: Moll, Herman
    • Date: 1711
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    Carte de la Louisiane et du cours du Mississippi ... 2nd State. [Blueprint is 3rd State] Colonial America. See English translation in Senex's New General Atlas, 1721, dedicated to Wm. Law. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Dummies made for North America, Mississippi River & Valley, and Louisiana. Another copy filed in Lowery Coll., no. 288. [1st State] Wheat #99. 3 Copies, (one original, one reduced photo ...
    • Contributor: L'isle, Guillaume De
    • Date: 1718
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    This map of North America, according to ye newest and most ex... Scale ca. 1:15,000,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. "To the Right Honourable John Lord Sommers, Baron of Evesham in ye county of Worcester, President of Her Majesty's most Honourable Privy Council &c." Includes ill. and notes. Insets: A view of a stage & also of ye manner of fishing for, curing & drying cod at New Foundland.--St. John's harbour.--Boston harbour.--New York &c.--[Charleston region, S.C.]--Port ...
    • Contributor: Moll, Herman - Lens, Bernard - Vertue, George - Bowles, John
    • Date: 1715
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    De la grande rivière de Canada : appellée par les europeens d... Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Includes text, 5 insets, and 1 relief profile. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault
    • Contributor: Deshayes - Fer, Nicolas De
    • Date: 1715
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    A map of the West-Indies or the islands of America in the Nor... Scale ca. 1:5,500,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. "Printed for Tho: Bowles in St. Pauls Church Yard and Iohn Bowles at the Black Horse in Cornhill." "To Wil. Paterson, Esq; this map of the West Indies &c. is most humbly dedicated by Her. Moll, geographer." Insets: La Vera Cruz.--A draught of ye bay & citty of Havana.--[The bay of Porto Bella]--A draught of St. ...
    • Contributor: Moll, Herman - Bowles, Thomas
    • Date: 1715
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    De la grande rivière de Canada : appellée par les europeens d... Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Title from accompanying text. Accompanying text published by J.F. Bénard, 1715. Includes 1 relief profile and 5 insets. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault
    • Contributor: Deshayes - Fer, Nicolas De - Bénard, J. F. (Jacques François)
    • Date: 1715
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    Carte du Canada ou de la Nouvelle France et des decouvertes q... Scale ca. 1:9,000,000. Hand colored. Has watermarks. Relief shown pictorially. Imprint date from R. V. Tooley's French mapping of the Americas, item 38. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes descriptive text. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1
    • Contributor: L'isle, Guillaume De
    • Date: 1718
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    Plan du detroit du Maire dont l'entrée du côtté du nord qui e... Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Oriented with north to the bottom. Watermark: Cluster of grapes and indecipherable lettering. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Mounted on cloth backing. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 142 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Maggs number annotated in pencil in lower right corner: 83. Printed description of the map mounted on verso. Attributes the ...
    • Contributor: Darquistade, Joachim
    • Date: 1715
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    Carte de l'Isle de St. Vincent et des isle quiluq sont sircon... Shows São Vicente Island and adjacent islands and Porto Grande Bay on São Vicente Island. "Le 20. feu. 1712." Depths shown by soundings. Oriented with north to the left on map showing Porto Grande Bay. Watermarks: Cluster of grapes; and, indecipherable lettering. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Mounted on cloth backing. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 197 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...
    • Date: 1712
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    This map of North America. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Moll, Herman
    • Date: 1712
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    Carte de la Terre Ferme, du Perou, du Bresil et du Pays des A... Scale ca. 1:9,000,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Imprint date from R. V. Tooley's French mapping of the Americas, item 73. Below cartouche: C.S., s. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1
    • Contributor: L'isle, Guillaume De
    • Date: 1718
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    Nansenbushū bankoku shōka no zu
    Bankoku shōka no zu.
    Shows the world, based on knowledge from numerous famous Chinese and Japanese classics and Buddhism. Depths shown pictorially. Wood block print. Map and author, Hōtan, listed in Imago Mundi's Review of early cartography, v. 10, 1954. "... prototype of Buddhist world maps." Bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 94-37
    • Contributor: Sōshun
    • Date: 1710
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    Planiglobii terrestris cum utroq hemisphærio cælesti generali... Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Homann, Johann Baptist
    • Date: 1716
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    [Four diagrams of Solar eclipses]. Title devised by cataloger. Appears in: Universal Geography, Johanne Bunone, London, 1711. In upper right margin: p. 30. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy stamped in black ink in lower margin: 626888.
    • Contributor: Buno, Johannes
    • Date: 1711
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    Theatrum historicum ad annum Christi quadringentesimum : in q... Dated from other maps in the same atlas. Inset map: "Supplentum Theatro Historico", showing eastern hemisphere. Shows the eastern Roman Empire in 400 A.D. Shows boundaries, forests, settlements. Relief shown pictorially. London meridian. Covers the Middle East from Libya and Greece to the Indus River. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: L'isle, Guillaume De - Senex, John
    • Date: 1712
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    Carte de la Louisiane et du cours du Mississipi [i.e. Mississ... Covers United States from Rio Grande River to Hudson River. Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: Ferro. Item 46 in LC Kohl exhibition, Mar. to June 1993. Phillips. Maps of America. Includes notes. Inset: Carte particuliere des embouchures de la Rivie. S. Louis et de la Mobile. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy mounted on cloth ...
    • Contributor: L'isle, Guillaume De
    • Date: 1718
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    America Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: Ferro. Includes inset of Arctic regions and ill. LC copy imperfect: Margin torn, with some sections missing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault
    • Contributor: Overton, Henry
    • Date: 1711
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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 tabula geographica complectens borealiorem Americæ parte... Found as [plate 126] in his Atlas Minor Sive Geographia Compendiosa...Amsterdam: [1717?] Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Vault 3 copies
    • Contributor: Visscher, Nicolaes
    • Date: 1717
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    La sphere artificielle ou armilaire oblique : elevée sur l'ho... Includes diagrams of the Copernican, Brahean, Cartesian, and Ptolemaic systems, maps of the Sun and Moon, Venus, Mercury, Mars and Jupiter, and two diagrams showing the Earth's parallels. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy stamped on verso: 3641. Trimmed and mounted in right margin, another image of an armillary sphere: La sphere du monde, selon ...
    • Contributor: Fer, Nicolas De - Starckman, P. - Picart, Bernard
    • Date: 1716
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    A new & correct map of the whole World. Two issues, one issue shows colonial sea to sea grants in North America. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. 2 copies, vary slightly. Vault
    • Contributor: Moll, Herman
    • Date: 1719
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    A map of the West-Indies or the islands of America in the Nor... Scale ca. 1:4,300,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. "Sold by H. Moll and by I. King at ye Globe in ye Poultrey near Stocks Market." "To Wil. Paterson esq; this map of the West-Indies &c. is most humbly dedicated ... " Shows southern United States, Mexico, Central America, West Indies, and northern South America. Insets: The city of Mexico in New Spain.--A draught of ...
    • Contributor: Moll, Herman
    • Date: 1715
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    Plan du Cap de Hoorne situé par 56. d. de latt. S. de la Gran... Shows coasts of Cape Horn region and adjacent islands. Depths shown by soundings. Watermarks: Cluster of grapes and indecipherable lettering. Pen-and-ink and red and blue inks. Mounted on cloth backing. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 209 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes inset of Darquistade Islands and notes. Maggs number annotated in pencil in lower right corner: 82. ...
    • Contributor: Darquistade, Joachim
    • Date: 1715
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    This map of North America, according to ye newest and most ex... Scale ca. 1:15,000,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. "To the Right Honourable John Lord Sommers, Baron of Evesham in ye county of Worcester, President of Her Majesty's most Honourable Privy Council &c." Insets: A view of a stage & also of ye manner of fishing for, curing & drying cod at New Found Land.--St. John's harbour.--Boston harbour.--New York &c.--[Charleston region, S.C.]--Port Royal harbour.--The bay ...
    • Contributor: Moll, Herman - Lens, Bernard - Vertue, George - Bowles, John
    • Date: 1715
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    Le Bresil. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Fer, Nicolas De
    • Date: 1719
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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 Be... 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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    Carte de la Louisiane et du cours du Mississipi, Scale ca. 1:6,200,000. Relief shown pictorially. Shows "Natichitoches, éstablissemt. françois fait en 1717 par Mr. de Bienville" and routes of explorers, De Soto and others. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 440; 651/1; 651/2; 651/3
    • Contributor: L'isle, Guillaume De - Le Maire, François
    • Date: 1717
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    A new map of Virginia, Mary-Land, and the improved parts of P...
    New map of Virginia, Maryland, and the improved parts of Pennsylvania and New Jersey
    Relief shown pictorially. Watermarks: AB; [fleur-de-lis]. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copies imperfect: Fold-lined, torn at fold line, mounted on cloth backing. Statement of dedication at foot of title: Most humbly inscrib'd to the Right Hon. the Earl of Orkney &ct., Knight of ye most Noble and Anciet [sic] Order of ye Thistle. Includes embellished ...
    • Contributor: Senex, John
    • Date: 1719
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    This map of South America, according to the newest and most e... Scale ca. 1:17,500,000. Hand colored. "To the Right Honourable, Charles, Earl of Sunderland, and Baron Spencer of Wormleighton; one of Her Majesty's principal Secretaries of State; &c." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text and view of "Potosi." Includes view of "Potosi." Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 700/1; 700/2
    • Contributor: Moll, Herman - Lens, Bernard - Vertue, George
    • Date: 1712