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    Nova Virginiæ tabula. Copy has date annotated on verso: 1644. Relief shown pictorially. Oriented with north to the right. Includes col. ill. German text on verso. Gift; From the collection of Dr. Gerald D. Aurbach, given in his memory by his wife, Hanna, and daughters, Elissa and Pamela. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 94-27 Vault
    • Contributor: Hondius, Hendrik
    • Date: 1644
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    [Celestial globe gores]. Title provided by cataloger. Likely proof sheets, as lines for the tropics and the ecliptic are missing. Earliest known celestial gores. Bound in the Schöner Sammelband. Gores trimmed and mounted on paper. LC copy annotated by Schöner. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Schöner, Johann
    • Date: 1517
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    Typvs orbis terrarvm Relief shown pictorially. Includes text. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 19-85 Vault
    • Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham
    • Date: 1628
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    Imperii sinarum nova descriptio. Relief shown pictorially. Appears in: Clüver's Introductionio in universam geographiam tam veterem quam novam ... Venduntur Amstelaedami : Apud Joannem Wolters, 1697. In upper right corner: Tab. 37. Includes ill. LC copy stamped on: 626888. In pencil on recto and ink on verso: 34. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Clüver, Philipp
    • Date: 1697
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    Novi Belgii Novæque Angliæ : nec non partis Virginiæ tabula multis in locis emendata Stokes, Iconography, p. 147 (vol. 1), lists dates as 1651-55. See Map collectors circle, #24. Phillips, 465 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes view "Nieuw Amsterdam op t eylant Manhattans." Vault
    • Contributor: Visscher, Nicolaes
    • Date: 169?
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    Imagines coeli meridionales Earliest known European printed star chart. Originally bound in the Schöner Sammelband. LC copy annotated by Johann Schöner. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Stabius, Johannes - Dürer, Albrecht - Schöner, Johann
    • Date: 1515
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    Noua orbis terrarum delineatio singulari ratione accommodata meridiano tabb. Rudolphi astronomicarum
    Nova orbis terrarum delineatio singulari ratione accommodata meridiano tabb. Rudolphi astronomicarum
    Relief shown pictorially. Appears in Johannes Kepler's Tabvlae Rudolphinae. Ulm : Johannes Saur, 1627-30. Prime meridian based on the astronomer Tycho Brahe's observatory in Denmark. Map drawn in three parts (left to right): 1 half-hemisphere (15 cm. radius), 1 hemisphere (29 cm. in diameter), and 1 half-hemisphere (15 cm. radius). Shirley, Rodney W. Mapping of the world. 1983, p. 358-9 Bricker, Charles. Landmarks of ...
    • Contributor: Eckebrecht, Philipp - Walch, J. P. (Johann Philipp) - Kepler, Johannes
    • Date: 1630
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    Theatrum historicum ad annum Christi quadringentesimum : in quo tum Imperii Romani tum Barbarorum circum incolentium status ob oculosponitur pars orientalis Shows nations and their borders in color. Relief shown pictorially. Includes globe-shaped inset titled "Supplementum Theatro Historicum" showing continents of Africa, Europe, Asia and northern boundaries of Australia, all with different colors. LC copy has a typewritten paper card: Modern Geography, John Senex, 1708-1725 (cong. Library Washington 550). Property of Andrew Arthur Benton, New York, N. Y. LC copy stamped on: 626888. Available also ...
    • Contributor: L'isle, Guillaume De
    • Date: 1725
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    [Map of the Western Hemisphere] Title plate to Nova Reperta, a series of engravings after drawings by Stradanus published by Galle in Antwerp. Shows Christopher Columbus pointing to a map of the Western Hemisphere. New France and Florida are indicated in North America. In addition to the map, notable developments in science and technology of the late 16th century are illustrated. Mounted on paper. LC copy imperfect: Margins trimmed. ...
    • Contributor: Straet, Jan Van Der - Galle, Théodore
    • Date: 1590
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    [Map of western South America]. Relief shown pictorially. Title supplied by cataloger. Attributed to Gerard Mercator? Cf. Philip D. Burden's letter, April 14, 1994, to James Flatness. In cartouche: Celeberrimæ prouinciæ in America versus occidentem ... Andreas Theuetus Latius hoc commemorat. In lower border: Meridies. Includes note and ill. LC copy incomplete: One sheet of 6 sheets? Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ...
    • Contributor: Mercator, Gerhard - Thevet, André
    • Date: 1569
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    Alexandri magni imperium et expeditiones Relief shown by shading. Prime meridian: Paris "32." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Delamarche, Félix
    • Date: 1833
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    Nova Persiæ, Armeniæ, Natoliæ, et Arabiæ
    Nova Persiae, Armeniae, Natoliae, et Arabiae
    Relief shown pictorially. "Gemeene Duytsche mylen van 15 in een graedt." Exhibition: Jordanian Display, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., May 25-27, 2005. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Wit, Frederik De.
    • Date: 1666
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    Amplissimæ regionis Mississipi seu provinciæ Ludovicianæ â R.P. Ludovico Hennepin Fransisc. Miss in America Septentrionali anno 1687. Scale ca. 1:6,500,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Pictorial map. From Homann Erben's Atlas geographicvs maior. 1753-59 [i.e. 1784; v. 1, 1759] v. 1, part 2, no. 83. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1673 Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Homann, Johann Baptist - Homann Erben (Firm)
    • Date: 1759
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    Persarum imperium. Shows Iran and adjacent counties. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Moulart-Sanson, Pierre
    • Date: 1721
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    Magnus ducatus Lithuania in suos palatinatus et castellanias divisa, non solum accuratissime delineata, sed etiam plurimis in aliis mappis omissis locis aucta Relief shown pictorially. Appears in Lotter's Atlas géographique de cent et huit cartes générales et spéciales. Augsburg : Tobie Conrad Lotter, Matthieu Seutter, et Jan-Michel Probst ; Nuremburg : Heritiers de Homan, 1778. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Lotter, Tobias Conrad - Lotter, Georg Friedrich
    • Date: 1778
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    Vera totius expeditionis nauticæ : descriptio D. Franc. Draci ... Shows routes around the world of Sir Francis Drake between 1577 and 1580 and Thomas Cavendish between 1586 and 1588. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Gift of the estate of Robert H. Power. Includes text, 2 ancillary maps showing landing at California and Java, 2 ancillary views showing Drake's welcome at Moluccas and Drake's ship cast ...
    • Contributor: Hondius, Jodocus - Power, Robert H.
    • Date: 1595
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    Nova et exacta delineatio Americae partis avstralis. qve est : Brasilia, Caribana, Gviana regnũm noũũm, Castilia del Oro, Nicaragva, insũlae Antillas et Perv. Et sub Tropico Capricorni, Chile, Rio della Plata, Patagonṽ, ... Title appears on upper sheet of the map; no indication of title or imprint on lower sheet. The map was engraved for the second edition of the fourth part of Hulsius' collection of voyages, which consists of 26 parts. In this second edition of the map, three islands have been inserted below the bottom border of the lower map, with the name "Francisi Draco ...
    • Contributor: Hulsius, Levinus - Hans and Hanni Kraus Sir Francis Drake Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1692
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    Iudæa seu Terra Sancta, quæ Hebræorum sive Israelitarum in suas duodecim tribus divisa : secretis ab invicem Regnis Iuda et Israel expressis insuper sex ultimi temporis ejusdem terræ provincijs Relief shown pictorially. Title from cartouche. Alternate title in upper margin: Iudæa seu Terra Sancta, quæ Hebræorum sive Israelitarum terra, in suas duodecim tribus divisa : eæ vero sunt cis Iordanem tribus Iuda ... provincijs / ex conatibus geographicis Gulielmi Sanson Nicolai filij ... 1696. In cartouche: Avec privilège du Roy. Includes embellished title and legend cartouches; notes at foot of cartouches. Gift; Henry ...
    • Contributor: Jaillot, Alexis Hubert - Sanson, Guillaume - Cordier, Louis
    • Date: 1696
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    Typus geographicus, Chili, Paraguay Freti Magellanici &c. In Latin and French. Includes inset of the Straights of Magellin. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Ovalle, Alonso De - Techo, Nicolás Del - Homann Erben (Firm)
    • Date: 1733
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    [Fragmentary celestial globe gores]. Title provided by cataloger. Bound in the Schöner Sammelband. Found in the binding of the Sammelband in 1905, mounted on paper, and bound in. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Schöner, Johann
    • Date: 1517
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    Tartariae sive Magni Chami Regni tÿpus. Covers northern Asia. Relief shown pictorially. From Abraham Ortelius's atlas: Theatrvm Orbis Terrarvm, 1603 ed. Hand col. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text, notes, and col. ill. Text on verso.
    • Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham - Vrients, Jan Baptista
    • Date: 1570
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    Nova et recens emendata totius Regni Ungariæ una cum adiacentibus et finitimis regionibus delineatio Map of Hungary and adjacent parts of the Danube River Valley showing populated places occupied by the invading Turks and places remaining Christian (unoccupied). Covers the Danube River Valley from Vienna (upstream) to a point just above the entrance of the Caraş River (downstream--present-day Romanian border). Relief shown pictorially. Title, notes, and principal place-names in Latin. Note at lower right: Vera delineatio accurataq[ue] tabula ...
    • Contributor: Keere, Pieter Van Den - Doetecam, Jan Van - Claesz, Cornelis
    • Date: 1620
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    Theatrum orbis terrarum.
    Theatrvm orbis terrarvm.
    Relief shown pictorially. Catalogus auctorum includes 92 names. Epigram on t.p. verso has 16 lines. Includes 53 map sheets, with descriptive text on verso. Phillips, 374, copy 1 Koeman, C. Atlantes Neerlandici, Ort 1 Includes "De Mona druidum insula" by H. Llwyd. Exhibited: A world of names, 1990. Exhibited: Images of the World, 1984. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as ...
    • Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham - Diesth, Aegid. Coppenius (Aegidius Coppenius) - Llwyd, Humphrey
    • Date: 1570

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    Terra Sancta que in Sacris Terra Promissionis ol : Palestina. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: L'isle, Guillaume De
    • Date: 1782
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    Nova America descriptio Relief shown pictorially. Sheet issued as part of a set of 5 maps; one map covers entire world and 4 maps cover individual continents. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Control no.: 2001-25
    • Contributor: Visscher, Nicolaes - Jollain, Gérard
    • Date: 1657