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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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    Planiglobii terrestris cum utroq hemisphærio cælesti generalis repræsentatio.

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

    • 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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    La sphere artificielle ou armilaire oblique : elevée sur l'horizon a la latitude de Paris

    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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    Systema mundi Tychonicum : secundum celeberrimorum astronomorum Tychonis de Brahe et Io. Baptistae Riccioli S.I. hypotheses concinnatum

    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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    Systema solare et planetarium ex hypothesi Copernicana secundum elegantissimas illustrissimi quondam Hugenij deductiones novissime collectum & exhibitum.

    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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    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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