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    Fac-simile of Holmes-map of the province of Pennsylvania : with the names of the original purchasers from William Penn, begun in 1681. Shows rural landholders' names and lots in the Philadelphia region. Alternate title at top: A map of the improved part of the province of Pennsylvania in America : begun by William Penn, proprietor and governor thereof, anno 1681. Facsim. "Reproduced from the original in the Philadelphia Library by the anastatic process." Original version: A map of the province of Pennsilvania : containing the three...
    • Contributor: Holme, Thomas - Smith, Lloyd P. (Lloyd Pearsall) - Greene, Robert - Thornton, John
    • Date: 1687
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    A mapp of all the world projected in two hemispheres in which are exactly described all the parts of the Earth and seas Relief shown pictorially. Includes illustrated cartouche and coat of arms. Dedicated to Charles II. Shows California as an island. Shirley, R.W. Mapping of the world, 501 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Sanson, Nicolas - Berry, William
    • Date: 1680
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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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    A mapp of ye improved part of Pensilvania in America, divided into countyes, townships, and lotts Shows rural landholders' names and lots in Philadelphia, Chester, and Bucks Counties. First issue. From the Rosenwald Collection, no. 1308. Includes indexes of landholders, inset of "The City of Philadelphia, two miles in length and one in breadth," and coat of arms. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault
    • Contributor: Holme, Thomas - Harris, John - Lea, Philip - Rosenwald, Lessing J. (Lessing Julius)
    • Date: 1687
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    New England. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Vault
    • Contributor: Laet, Joannes De
    • Date: 1624
  • Map
    A map of Rariton River, Milstone River, South River ... (1685) Bibliographic information on back reprinted. Stokes called this "the first known copperplate made in America." (v. 6 plate 84, opp. p. 60). This was disproved by Wroth. Map was engraved in England. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Reid, John - Simson, R.
    • Date: 1685
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    Nova Anglia, Novvm Belgivm et Virginia. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Jansson, Jan
    • Date: 1642
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    Virginia and Maryland as it is planted and inhabited this present year 1670 Oriented with north to the right. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes cartouche, portait of Augustine Herrman, text, and ill. Vault
    • Contributor: Herrman, Augustine - Faithorne, Henry - Withinbrook, Thomas
    • Date: 1673
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    A description of the sea coasts ... in the East Indies
    Hack's descript of ye East Indies | Buccaneer atlas
    Covers the coasts of eastern Africa, India, and the East Indies. Relief shown pictorially. Each drawing bears a brief description with soundings, distances and facts regarding anchorages and navigation of rivers which might be of value in pirating activities. This atlas is known as the "Buccaneer atlas" because it results from the experience of Hacke in association with Captain Bartholomew Sharpe, the notorious Buccaneer...
    • Contributor: Hacke, William
    • Date: 1690

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    [Maps of landholdings in the part of Prince George's County (Md.) that is now central Washington D.C.] Shows landholdings as of the 1790's. Depths shown by soundings. Title devised by cataloger. Manuscript--lead pencil tracings. Oriented with north to the right. Includes text and notes. LC copy lacks sections in center and along edges; mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 464 Vault DCP
    • Contributor: Beatty, Chas. (Charles) - Orme, Arch. (Archibald)
    • Date: 1667

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    Virginia Sixth state. Relief shown pictorially. Oriented with north to the right. Accompanied by 2 exhibit notes and LC jacket note. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Smith, John - Hole, William
    • Date: 1624
  • Map
    [Maps of Bermuda, Iceland, Jan Mayen Island, and Newfoundland]. Relief shown pictorially on some maps. Originally printed on 1 sheet. The maps appear on plate [166] in the author's Corso geografico universale. Venetia : A spefe dell' autore, 1692-[1694]. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 13-88 Vault
    • Contributor: Coronelli, Vincenzo
    • Date: 1692
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    Orbis terrarum descriptio duobis planis hemisphaeriis comprehe[n]sa Includes notes and illustrations including the garden of Eden, the last judgement, and the four seasons. LC copy mounted on paper, wrinkled, with some staining and pin holes in all corners. French map of the North Pole affixed to the back, with manuscript commentary. Shirley, R.W. Mapping of the world, 295 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Geylekerck, Nicolaes - Jansz, Jan
    • Date: 1618
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    The figure of the World. In upper right corner: p. 2. includes text and 4 diagrams. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy has red-bordered label affixed to verso, with 516/1 written in ink. Left margin trimmed.
    • Date: 1650
  • Map
    L'Inde de ç̧à et de là le Gange ou est l'Empire du Grand Mogol et pays circonvoisins tirée de purchas et de diverses relations les plus nouvelles Relief shown pictorially. Coordinates given from an unidentified prime meridian. Appears in his Cartes generales de toutes les parties du monde, 1658. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy hand colored.
    • Contributor: Sanson, Nicolas - Mariette, Pierre - Somer, J.
    • Date: 1654
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    A map of New-England, being the first that ever was here cut, and done by the best pattern that could be had, which being in some places defective, it made the other ... Scale ca. 1:900,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Oriented with north to the right. Relief shown pictorially. "This is a copy of the first map engraved in New England. Taken from one in Hubbard's Narrative of the troubles with the Indians in New England, supposed to have been published in 1677." "The figures that are joyned with the names of places are to distinguish such as have...
    • Contributor: Hubbard, William
    • Date: 1677
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    North America divided into its III principall [sic] parts. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. 2 copies, second copy has been ornamented by the addition of 4 ships in the sea. Vault
    • Contributor: Lea, Philip
    • Date: 1685
  • Map
    To Capt. John Wood this map of the world, drawn according to Mercators projection, is humbly dedicated
    Map of the world, drawn according to Mercators projection
    Relief shown pictorially. Shows California as an island. Includes the name "Pensilvania", so is a second state issued after 1682. Includes illustrations, north polar hemisphere, two compass roses and rhumb lines. Printed on two sheets and pasted together. Shirley, Rodney W. Mapping of the world. 1983, 472 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Morden, Robert - Berry, William
    • Date: 1690
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    Nova et rece terraum et regnorum Californae, nouae Hispaiae Mexicanae, et Peruviae. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Vault
    • Contributor: Tatton, Gabriel - Wright, Benjamin
    • Date: 1600
  • Map
    A new map of Virginia, Maryland, and the improved parts of Pennsylvania & New Jersey. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Date and attribution from On the Map, 1983 (Figure 24). First state of map published originally in 1685 by Christopher Browne with the imprint in the cartouche under the title. No longitude lines are given. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy annotated with pencil in bottom margin. Stamped...
    • Contributor: Browne, Christopher
    • Date: 1685
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    A new & exact mapp of the island of Jamaica : with ye true and iust scituation of ye severall townes & churches ...
    New and exact mapp of the island of Jamaica
    Relief shown pictorially. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 99-56
    • Contributor: Bochart, Charles - Knollis, Humphrey
    • Date: 1684
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    New Yorke 1695. Facsimile. Original version: [New York? : s.n., 1695]. Includes index to points of interest. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Miller, John
    • Date: 1695
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    A new map of the country of Carolina. Oriented with north toward the right. Annotated in pencil on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Vault
    • Contributor: Gascoyne, Joel
    • Date: 1682
  • Map
    The Mississippi Relief shown pictorially. Shows trees, animals, and names of the Indian nations. Pen-and-ink and watercolor; detached from paper and mounted on cloth backing. "This is the copy of a sketch of the Mississippi River and country, contained in a manuscript map ... has the following title Carte génerale de la France septentrionale, contenant dans la dʹecouverte du pays des Ilinois ... made by the...
    • Contributor: Franquelin, Jean Baptiste Louis - Joliet, Louis
    • Date: 1682
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    Partie meridionale de l'Inde en deux presqu'isles l'une de ç̧à et l'autre de là le Gange Shows India south of the tropic of Cancer and Southeast Asia, including Indochina, Sumatra, and western Borneo. Relief shown pictorially. Coordinates given from an unidentified prime meridian. Appears in his Cartes generales de toutes les parties du monde, 1658. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy hand colored.
    • Contributor: Sanson, Nicolas - Somer, J.
    • Date: 1654