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    [Ming shi san ling tu].
    [明十三陵图]. | Map of the Ming Dynasty Tombs
    Perspective map not drawn to scale. Title supplied. Manuscript on silk. Brush-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Relief shown pictorially. Bird's-eye view. Shows the sites of the 13 Ming emperors' tombs and their environs, including the Great Wall and its strategic gates near Beijing. Hummel purchase 1930, no. 17. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a...
    • Contributor: Hummel, Arthur W. (Arthur William)
    • Date: 1757
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    Partie de la mer du Nord, ou se trouvent les grandes et petites Isles Antilles, et les Isles Lucayes, Scale ca. 1:750,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. From the author and Didier Robert de Vaugondy's Atlas universel. 1757 [i.e. 1758] On verso: [Plate no.] 102. Isles Antilles. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1718 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651; 700/1
    • Contributor: Robert De Vaugondy, Gilles - Robert De Vaugondy, Didier - Haye, G. De La.
    • Date: 1757
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    A map of South Carolina and a part of Georgia. Containing the whole sea-coast; all the islands, inlets, rivers, creeks, parishes, townships, boroughs, roads, and bridges; as also, several plantations, with their ... Scale ca. 1:310,000. Relief shown by hachures. Hand colored. "To the Right Honourable George Dunk, Earl of Halifax ... " Includes indexes of propietors of land in South Carolina and Georgia. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1517 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 651/2; 651/3; 651/4; 650/5; 650/6; 700/1; 700/2
    • Contributor: De Brahm, John Gerar William - Bull, William - Jefferys, Thomas
    • Date: 1757
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    L'Amérique septentrionale, Scale ca. 1:12,500,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Shows northern boundary of Florida and the Mississippi River to be the eastern boundary of Louisiana. From the author's Atlas nouveau, [1761?], v. 9, no. 34. Lowery 433 LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 76 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes inset of the Arctic regions. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Cóvens Et Mortier
    • Date: 1757
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    Plan of the attack on Fort William Henry and Ticonderoga; showing the road from Fort Edward, Montcalm's camp and wharf of landing, &c. Scale 1:253,440; 4 miles to an in. Title from Philip Lee Phillips' A list of maps of America, p. 852. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Has watermark. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651/1; 650/2
    • Contributor: [Montrésor, James Gabriel]
    • Date: 1757
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    Rochambeau Map Collection The collection consists of 40 manuscript and 26 printed maps, and a manuscript atlas, the originals of which are in the Library of Congress' Geography and Map Division. The Rochambeau Map Collection contains cartographic items used by Jean Baptiste Donatien de Vimeur, comte de Rochambeau (1725-1807), when he was commander in chief of the French expeditionary army (1780-82) during the American Revolution. The maps...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress. National Digital Library Program - Library of Congress. Geography and Map Division
    • Date: 200?

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    Carte de la baye de Hudson, pour servir à l'Histoire générale des voyages. Scale ca. 1:9,400,000. Relief shown pictorially. "Tom XIV. In 4⁰. No. 14. Tome 14. In 8⁰. Page 191." Appears in Jean Francois de La Harpe's Agrégé de l'historie generale des voyages. 1780. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 304 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
    • Date: 1757
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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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    Descripcion de la costa de Tierra Firme desde el Rio de la Empalizada hasta Cavo de Clara. Por las latitudes y longitudes de Dn. Bartolome de Rosa. Scale ca. 1:3,300,000. Title on verso: Florida & Cuba, 140. Manuscript, pen-and-ink, on tracing paper. Soundings shown in fathoms. Prime meridian: Ferro. Shows Cuba, Bahama Islands, northern Yucatan Peninsula, and the coast of the United States from "Cape Clara" to the mouth of the Mississippi River. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 763 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a...
    • Contributor: Cierto, Balentin
    • Date: 1757
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    L'Amérique septentrionale, Scale ca. 1:12,500,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Shows eastern limits of Louisiana as extending nearly to the Appalachian Mountains. From the author's Atlas nouveau, [1761?], v. 9, no. 34. Lowery 433 LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 76 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes inset of the Arctic regions. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Cóvens Et Mortier
    • Date: 1757
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    Carte de la baye de Chesapeack et pays voisins, Scale ca. 1:2,300,000. Relief shown pictorially. "Tom. XIV." "No. 8." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: [Bellin, Jacques Nicolas]
    • Date: 1757
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    An exact chart of the river St. Lawrence, from Port Frontenac to the island of Anticosti shewing the soundings, rocks, shoals &c with views of the lands and all necessary instructions for ... Scale ca. 1:695,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Soundings shown in fathoms. Includes text. Insets: The Seven Islands.--A continuation of the river from Quebec to Lake Ontario.--St. Nicholas or English Harbor.--The mountains of our Lady or Notre Dame.--The road of Tadousac.--The traverse or passage from Cape Torment into the South Channel of Orleans Islands.--A view of the lands from Cape Torment to the Butt...
    • Contributor: Jefferys, Thomas
    • Date: 1757
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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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    Carte de la Virginie et du Maryland. Scale ca. 1:880,000. First state. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Shows Virginia, Maryland, and "De La War counties." The first state is described in Joshua Fry's The Fry & Jefferson map of Virginia and Maryland; a facsimile of the 1st ed. ... introduction by Dumas Malone. 1966. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1432 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as...
    • Contributor: Robert De Vaugondy, Gilles - Fry, Joshua - Jefferson, Peter - Haussard, E.
    • Date: 1757
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    Plano de la costa de Tierra Firme desde Santa Marta asta la punta de Piedra o y cacos hecho segun la mejor correción hecha asta el año de 1755 por el piloto ... Shows coast of Colombia between Fuerte Island and Santa Marta. Oriented with north to the left. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Mounted on cloth backing. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 268 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes indexed inset of Cartagena. Maggs number annotated in pencil in lower right margin: 3. Annotated in black ink in lower right corner: N....
    • Contributor: Modesto Matheos, Antonio - Real Escuela De Navegación (Cádiz)
    • Date: 1757
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    A plan of the city, and fortifications, of Louisburg; Scale ca. 1:3,500. LC copy trimmed to border. Includes text, index to fortification, "The profile," and insets of "A plan of the city and harbour of Louisburg ... during the siege in 1745" and "A map of Gabarus Bay, adjoyning to Louisburg." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 337 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2:...
    • Contributor: Jefferys, Thomas - Gridley, Richard
    • Date: 1757
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    Suite du cours du fleuve de St. Laurent, depuis Québec jusqu'au Lac Ontario, Scale ca. 1:2,850,000. Relief shown pictorially. "Tom XIV, in 4⁰, no. 17. Tome 14, in 8⁰, page 254, no. 2." Appears in Jean François de La Harpe's Abrégé de l'historie générale des voyages. 1780. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 227 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
    • Date: 1757
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    American Revolution and Its Era: Maps and Charts of North America and the West Indies, 1750-1789 The collection represents an important historical record of the mapping of North America and the Caribbean. Most of the items presented here are documented in Maps and Charts of North America and the West Indies, 1750-1789: A Guide to the Collections in the Library of Congress compiled by John R. Sellers and Patricia Molen van Ee in 1981. The bibliography contains approximately 2,000 maps...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress. Geography and Map Division - Library of Congress. National Digital Library Program
    • Date: 2000

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    L'Amérique septentrionale, Scale ca. 1:12,500,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Shows the Mississippi River to be the eastern boundary of Louisiana. Differs from other copies in Canada's provincial boundary coloration. From the author's Atlas nouveau, [1761?], v. 9, no. 34. Lowery, 433 LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 76 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes inset of the...
    • Contributor: Cóvens Et Mortier
    • Date: 1757
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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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    Plan of the river of Annapolis Royal in Nova Scotia. Scale ca. 1:45,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Has watermark. Indexed for points of interest. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 541 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Date: 1757
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    A map of the British and French dominions in North America, with the roads, distances, limits, and extent of the settlements, humbly inscribed to the Right Honourable the Earl of Halifax, and ... Scale ca. 1:2,000,000. Hand colored. Second ed. Relief shown pictorially. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 40 Includes text and inset "A new map of Hudson's Bay and Labrador from the late surveys of those coasts." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Mitchell, John - Kitchin, Thomas - Millar, Andrew
    • Date: 1757
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    Fernerer Lauf des Flusses St. Laurentz von Quebec bis an See Ontario, zur Allgemeinen Historie der Reisen. Scale ca. 1:2,900,000. Relief shown pictorially. "No. 28." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 228 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
    • Date: 1757
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    Carte de la Louisiane et pays voisins, pour servir a l'Histoire générale des voyages. Scale ca. 1:10,000,000. Relief shown pictorially. "Tom XIV. No. 12." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 74 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault. AACR2
    • Contributor: Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
    • Date: 1757
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    Plano o descripcn. de Puerto Cavello situado en la latd. norte 10 gs. 28 ms. y en 307 gs. 25 ms. de longd. segn. Thenerife sacado pr. los pilotos de la fragata ... Shows coast of Venezuela in the vicinity of Puerto Cabello. Depths shown by soundings. Prime meridian: Tenerife. Watermarks: IV; and, Strasburg fleur-de-lis. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Mounted on cloth backing. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 999 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes note. Maggs number annotated in pencil in lower right margin: 257. Vault
    • Contributor: Denias, Francisco - Real Escuela De Navegación (Cádiz, Spain)
    • Date: 1757