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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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    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
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    America with those known parts in that unknowne worlde both people and manner of buildings.

    Scale ca. 1:30,000,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. "Are to be sold by Thomas Bassett in Fleet street and by Richard Chiswell in St. Pauls Churchyard." Includes text, inset of Greenland, col. illus. of native figures and town views in margins. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Speed, John - Goos, Abraham - Bassett, Thomas - Chiswell, Richard
    • Date: 1626
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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