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    [Manuscript copy of sheet 6 of Waldseemüller's Carta marina]. Title provided by cataloger. Relief shown pictorially. Includes text and illustrations. Originally bound in the Sammelband. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Waldseemüller, Martin - Schöner, Johann
    • Date: 1516
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    Americae et proximar regionvm orae descriptio.
    Americae et proximar regionum orae descriptio
    Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: Ferro. Second state. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 95-34 Vault
    • Contributor: Massa, Giovanni Battista - Rascicotti, Donato
    • Date: 1580
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    Nova et accurata tabula episcopatvvm Stavangeriensis, Bergens...
    Nova et accurata tabula episcopatuum Stavangeriensis, Bergensis et Asloiensis
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    • Contributor: Jansson, Jan - Pitt, Moses
    • Date: 17??
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    Nova Hispania, Nova Galicia, Gvatimala.
    Nova Hispania, Nova Galicia, Guatimala
    Relief shown pictorially. Appears in Ogilby's America and Montanus' De nieuwe en onbekende weerld. 1671. Phillips, Maps of America, pp. 404 and 405. Ogilby, John, America, pp. 238-239. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Ogilby, John - Montanus, Arnoldus
    • Date: 1671
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    Dominia anglorum in præcipuis insulis Americæ ut sunt insula:... Scales vary. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1723 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes explanatory notes and index. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Homann Erben (Firm)
    • Date: 1759
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    Regni Mexicani seu Novæ Hispaniæ, Ludovicianæ, N. Angliæ, Car... Scale ca. 1:10,000,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Pictorial map. "Cum privilegio Sac. Caes. Maj." From Homann Erben's Atlas geographicvs maior, 1753-1759 [i.e. 1781; v. 1 1759] v. 1, no. 147. Lowery, 473 Lowery map collection copies differ in coloration of islands in the West Indies. Copy one has a printed annotation mounted on verso. Copy three has pink borders and is annotated in...
    • Contributor: Homann, Johann Baptist - Homann Erben (Firm)
    • Date: 1759
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    Dominia Anglorum in America Septentrionali. Scales vary. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Sheet title in Latin and German. Individual map titles and text in German. Maps in English and German. From the authors' Atlas geographicvs maior. 1753-59 [i.e. 1784; v. 1, 1759] part 2, no. 85. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 83 Includes text and glossary. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster...
    • Contributor: Homann Erben (Firm)
    • Date: 1759
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    Theatrum historicum ad annum Christi quadringentesimum : in q... Dated from other maps in the same atlas. Inset map: "Supplentum Theatro Historico", showing eastern hemisphere. Shows the eastern Roman Empire in 400 A.D. Shows boundaries, forests, settlements. Relief shown pictorially. London meridian. Covers the Middle East from Libya and Greece to the Indus River. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: L'isle, Guillaume De - Senex, John
    • Date: 1712
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    Pensilvaniæ, Novæ-Cæsareæ, Novi-Eboraci, Aquanishuonigæ et Ca... Shows a few provincial boundaries, towns, Indian villages and trading posts, forts, rivers, and relief.
    • Contributor: Evans, Lewis - Kalm, Pehr - Akrel, Fr. - Kreander, S.
    • Date: 1784
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    Insulæ Indicæ cum terris circumvicinis.
    Insvlæ Indicæ cvm terris circvmvicinis
    Covers the East Indies including the Philippines, Malay Archipelago, and Ceylon. Relief shown pictorially. Exchange; Yale University Library; 29 Aug. 1934. In Latin. Has vertical fold line at center of sheet. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes embellished title cartouche, 4 bar scales of "Milliaria" (Germanica, Hispanica, Gallica, Italica & Anglica), and ill. of sailing ships....
    • Date: 1600
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    Terra sancta sive promissionis, olim Palestina recens delinea... Relief shown pictorially. Appears in Nicolaes Visscher's Atlas contractus orbis terrarum. Exhibition: Jordanian Display, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., May 25-27, 2005. Includes inset showing the twelve tribes of Israel and ill. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Visscher, Nicolaes
    • Date: 1659
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    [Map and views illustrating Sir Francis Drake's West Indian v... The first engraving is a map of Drake's voyage [showing Europe, western Africa, northern South America, and eastern North America]; the four other engravings consist of bird's-eye battle plan views of the cities of Santiago, Santo Domingo, Cartagena, and St. Augustine, Florida. 4 bird's-eye views and 1 map. Relief shown pictorially on bird's-eye views. Voyage map in English; city maps in Latin. Title supplied...
    • Contributor: Boazio, Baptista - Bigges, Walter - Croftes - Jay I. Kislak Collection (Library of Congress)

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    Orbis vetus et orbis veteris utraque continens, terrarumq[ue]... Relief shown pictorially. "Cum privilegio regis ad Vicennium." Shows California as an island. Appears in Sanson's Cartes generales de toutes les parties du monde. Shirley, R.W. Mapping of the world, 400 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Sanson, Nicolas - Somer, J. - Mariette, Pierre
    • Date: 1657
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    America Septentrionalis Relief shown pictorially. Appears in v. 3 of Nieuwen atlas, ofte vverelt-beschrijvinge, vertonende de voornaemste rijcken ende landen des gheheelen Aerdt-Bodems. Amstelodami : Apud Ioannem Ianssonium, 1652-3. Equator, some coasts, and other details gilded. Includes notes and ill. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Exhibited: Rivers, edens, empires: Lewis & Clark and the revealing of America, Library...
    • Contributor: Jansson, Jan
    • Date: 1652
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    America noviter delineata Relief shown pictorially. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes insets of north and south polar regions. Acquisitions control no. 3-85
    • Contributor: Hondius, Jodocus - Picart, H. (Hugues) - Boisseau, Jean
    • Date: 1640
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    Novi Belgii, quod nunc Novi Jorck vocatur, Novæ [que] Angliæ ... Scale ca. 1:3,500,000. Relief shown pictorially. Appears in the author's America, London, 1670. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes ill. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Ogilby, John
    • Date: 1670
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    Belgii novi, angliæ novæ, et partis Virginiæ : novissima deli... Relief shown pictorially. Taken from Jan Jansson's Atlantis majoris, 1657, no. 59. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault
    • Contributor: Jansson, Jan
    • Date: 1657
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    Africæ nova descriptio. Scale ca. 1:40,000,000. Facsimile. Relief shown pictorially. Includes col. illus. and 9 city views. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2
    • Contributor: Blaeu, Willem Janszoon
    • Date: 1960
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    Iudæa Seu Palæstina ob Sacratissima Redemtoris vestigia hodie... Relief shown by hachures. Includes inset of "Populi Israelitici ex Ægypto per Desertum in Terram Promissionis Canaan quadraginta annorum Iter Stationes et Profectio." Minimal level cataloging record. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Homann, Johann Baptist - Sanson, Guillaume
    • Date: 1720
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    Pensylvania, Nova Jersey et Nova York cum regionibus ad Fluvi...
    Pennsylvania, Nova Jersey et Nova York cum regionibus ad fluvium Delaware in America sitis
    Relief shown pictorially. Also covers New England (distorted) and northern Chesapeake region. Title in Latin; notes in German and Latin; legend in Latin, German, and English. Unidentified meridian. Provinces indicated by col. washes; province and county boundaries emphasized by dark watercolors. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes notes in map area, ill. in title cartouche, and...
    • Contributor: Lotter, Tobias Conrad
    • Date: 1748
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    Americæ nova descriptio
    Americae nova descriptio
    Relief shown pictorially. A re-engraved version of a map previously published for Henri Seile in 1652 under the title "Americae descriptio nova" and subsequently re-published from the same engraving as the 1652 map for Phillippi Chetwood in 1666. Appears in Peter Heylyn's "Cosmography in four books", 1677. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault
    • Contributor: Seile, Anne - Vaughan, Robert
    • Date: 1663
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    [Portolan atlas of 9 charts and a world map, etc. Dedicated t... Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor, on vellum. Each double-page illumination (col. diagrs., col. maps) 21 x 29 cm. Compass rose on inside back cover. "Maps 1, 2, and 10 show America. No. 1 shows the Gulf of California which Ulloa discovered in 1539. On the same map Yucatan is shown as an island, and the east and west coasts of North and South America are...
    • Contributor: Agnese, Battista
    • Date: 1544

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    Totius Africæ accuratissima tabula Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Wit, Frederik De.
    • Date: 1688
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    America Septentrionalis divisa in suas principales partes et ... Relief shown pictorially. Mounted on cardboard. Copy imperfect: Stained and torn along fold lines Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Sanson, P. D. - Hofmann, Johann Jacob
    • Date: 1679
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    Africae nova tabula Relief shown pictorially. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes watermark. Acquisitions control no. 6-85
    • Contributor: Hondius, Jodocus - Picart, H. (Hugues) - Boisseau, Jean
    • Date: 1640
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    Noua, et integra uniuersi orbis descriptio
    Nova, et integra vniversi orbis descriptio | Nova, et integra universi orbis descriptio
    Relief shown pictorially. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy mounted on paper, mounted on linen.
    • Contributor: Fine, Oronce
    • Date: 1531
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    Novi Belgii Novæque Angliæ nec non partis Virginiæ tabula : m... Covers New England and Middle Atlantic region southward to Hampton Roads. Shows colony names, colonial town names, and names of Amerindian tribes. Relief shown pictorially. Meridians numbered 297 to 312 from west to east. Differs from other issue in having different areas indicated by hand coloring. Stokes, Iconography, p. 147 (vol. 1) [lists dates as 1651-55]. Map collectors circle, #24. Phillips, 465. Available also...
    • Contributor: Visscher, Nicolaes - Schenk, Petrus
    • Date: 169?
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    Novissima totius terrarum orbis tabula Shows California as an island. Includes illustrations, including scenes of the four seasons. Ancillary maps and charts: Incrementum et decrementum dierū -- Phasis lunae naturalis -- Hypothesis Tychonican -- Hypothesis Ptolomaica -- Phasis lunae artificialis -- Hypothesis Copernicana. Appears in Seller's Atlas maritimus. LC copy trimmed to neat line on left, right and bottom margins. Shirley, R.W. Mapping of the world, 460 Available also...
    • Contributor: Seller, John
    • Date: 1675
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    America Septentrionalis a Domino d'Anville in Galliis edita n... Scale ca. 1:6,500,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: Ferro and London. Place names and descriptive notes in English. Appears in author's Atlas geographicvs maior. 1753-59 [i.e. 1781; v. 1, 1759] LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 69 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes German text relating to English and French territorial claims. LC copy...
    • Contributor: Homann Erben (Firm) - Anville, Jean Baptiste Bourguignon D
    • Date: 1777
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    America Septentrionalis a Domini d'Anville in Galliis edita n... Scale ca. 1:6,300,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: Ferro and London. Place names and descriptive notes in English. Differs from other copies in coloration and boundaries. Colors do not agree with legend. Georgia's boundary extends from St. John's River west to "Cahuita," north to "Keeowee," east to Savannah. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 68 Available also through the Library of Congress...
    • Contributor: Homann Erben (Firm) - Anville, Jean Baptiste Bourguignon D
    • Date: 1756
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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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    Accurata delineatio celeberrimæ regionis Ludovicianæ vel Gall... Scale ca. 1:12,000,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. From the author's Grosser atlas ... [1734?] Includes historical notes and inset of "Les costes de la Louisiane depuis la baye de Ascension jusques acelle de S. Joseph." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651
    • Contributor: Seutter, Matthaeus - Rogg, Gottfried - Rein, Melchior
    • Date: 1734
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    Nova totius terrarum orbis geographica ac hydrographica tabula Relief shown pictorially. Includes text, 2 ancillary celestial hemispheres, and ill. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 2001-24
    • Contributor: Hondius, Jodocus
    • Date: 1655
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    Regni Mexicani seu Novæ Hispaniæ, Floridæ, Novæ Angliæ, Carol... Scale ca. 1:10,000,000. Hand colored. Pictorial map. Relief shown pictorially. From Homann's Neuer Atlas ..., 1712 [i.e. 1730], no. 17. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 82 Copy one annotated in red and black ink on verso "Regnum Hispiianum. 95." The number 434 and 150 have been crossed out. Copy two annotated on verso in manuscript "14". Includes historical notes. Available also through the...
    • Contributor: Homann, Johann Baptist - Homann Erben (Firm)
    • Date: 1759
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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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    Typus orbis universalis. Appears in Claudius Ptolemaeus' Geographia. Text on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy annotated in black ink on verso: 187. Vault
    • Contributor: Münster, Sebastian
    • Date: 1550
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    [Fragmentary terrestrial globe gores]. Relief shown pictorially. 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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    Nova et accurata totius Europae descriptio. From A. Frederico de Wit's atlas. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Vault
    • Contributor: Wit, Frederico De.
    • Date: 1700
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    America Septentrionalis a Domini d'Anville in Galliis edita n... Scale ca. 1:6,300,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: Ferro and London. Place names and descriptive notes in English. Boundary for East Florida reflecting agreement of 1763 is shown. Boundary of West Florida is not shown. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 68 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes German text relating to English and...
    • Contributor: Homann Erben (Firm) - Anville, Jean Baptiste Bourguignon D
    • Date: 1763
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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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    Tabula geographica generalis Imperii Russici ad normam noviss... Also shows parts of the Aleutian Islands and Eastern Europe. Relief shown pictorially. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Treskot, Johann - Schmidt, Jacob (Jacob F.)
    • Date: 1776
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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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    Orbis terrarum typus de integro multis in locis emendatus Includes illustrations of the seasons and the elements, notes, and two celestial hemispheres. Illustrations of costumes: Hispani -- Galli -- Itali -- Germani -- Angli -- Belgae -- Groenlandi -- Chinenses -- Javani -- Guineenses -- Peruuiani -- Magellanici. LC copy mounted on cloth, with mended tears and all margins ragged. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Visscher, Claes Jansz - Goos, Pieter
    • Date: 1639
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    Scientia terrarum et coelorum : or, the heavens and earth ast...
    Heavens and earth astronomically and geographically delineated and display'd
    Relief shown by hachures. "As the act directs 20th November 1772." Includes extensive text, tables, and many small astronomical maps, as well as the larger maps and charts listed below. Ancillary maps and diagrams: The solar system -- The Northern Hemisphere -- The Southern Hemisphere -- An astronomical latitude & longitude analemma -- An universal scale of equal parts, chords, sines, tangents, secants, &c.,...
    • Contributor: Dunn, Samuel - Kitchin, Thomas
    • Date: 1772
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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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    Totius Terræ Sanctæ Delineatio. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Clüver, Philipp
    • Date: 1704
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    Tabula nouarum insularum, quas diuersis respectibus Occidenta...
    Tabula novarum insularum, quas diversis respectibus Occidentales & Indianas vocant | Nouus orbis, qui insulas habet Indici Oceani ...
    Relief shown pictorially. Has the word "Americam" in South America. Appears in the author's Cosmographiae universalis. Basel, Switzerland. 1559. Woodcut. Includes illustrations. LC copy imperfect: Fold-lined. Missing extreme upper right corner, minor losses to lower-middle of map. South America also labeled in German. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Münster, Sebastian
    • Date: 1559
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    America, noviter delineata Relief shown pictorially. Includes insets of Greenland and Antarctica and ill. of native figures and town views in margins. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 45-83 Vault
    • Contributor: Hondius, Jodocus - Jansson, Jan
    • Date: 1622
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    Typvs orbis terrarvm Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 18-85
    • Contributor: Hondius, Jodocus
    • Date: 1589
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    Ducatus Luxemburgi. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. 2 copies. Vault
    • Contributor: Homann, Johann Baptist
    • Date: 17??
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    Opulentissimum sinarum imperium juxta recentissimam delineati... Relief shown pictorially. In pencil in lower right corner: W. Lowery. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Seutter, Matthaeus
    • Date: 1740
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    Gvinea propia, nec non Nigritiæ vel Terræ Nigrorvm maxima par...
    Gvinee de meme que la plus grande partie du Pais des Negres | Guinea propia, nec non Nigritiæ vel Terræ Nigrovrm maxima pars | Guinee de meme que la plus grande partie du Pais des Negres
    Covers West Africa from Gabon in the south to Niger, Mali, and Mauritania in the north. Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: Ferro. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes indexed ill. depicting the dress, dwellings, and work of native Africans. Item 59 in LC G&M Leo Belgicus exhibit, Nov. 1993 to May 1994. Three copies. Copy 1...
    • Contributor: Homann Erben (Firm) - Anville, Jean Baptiste Bourguignon D - Marchais, R. De
    • Date: 1743
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    Nova et accuratissima urbis St. Petersburg à Russorum Imperat...
    Neue u. accurate Abbildung der von dem grossen Russ. Kaiser Petro Alexiewiz Ao. 1703 an dem Aussfl. dess Neva Stroms erbaueten Statt S. Petersburg samt d. umligend. Gegend
    City map shows individual buildings, gardens, and fence/lot lines. Relief shown by hachures on city map. Notes and index in German. Appears in Seutter's Grosser Atlas worinnen enthalten alle die jenige geographische Universal-Special- und Particular-Mappen, Augsburg, 1734. Previous file number in ink on label in upper right corner of margin: XXVII-113. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image....
    • Contributor: Seutter, Matthaeus
    • Date: 1734
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    Americæ descriptio nova Relief shown pictorially. From the Rosenwald Collection, Library of Congress. Appears in Peter Heylyn's Cosmography in four books, 1670. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Another copy filed in Rare Book Roon, G114.H62. Acquisitions control no. 20-82 Vault
    • Contributor: Trevethen, William - Chetwind, Philip - Rosenwald, Lessing J. (Lessing Julius)
    • Date: 1660
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    Nova Virginiae tabvla
    Nova Virginiae tabula
    Relief shown pictorially. Oriented with north to right. "Amstelodami, ex officina Henrici Hondii." Accompanied by LC jacket note. Copied ? from John Smith map. Includes illustrations and coat-of-arms. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Hondius, Hendrik
    • Date: 1642
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    Dordracvm ; Briela. Perspective map not drawn to scale. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Bird's-eye-view. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. From Pierre d'Avity's Newe archontologia cosmica, engraved by Matthaeus Merian. Indexed for points of interest. LC copy has stamp in lower left corner (823B) Ink inscription in upper right corner (68).
    • Contributor: Merian, Matthaeus - Avity, Pierre D
    • Date: 1646
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    Ivdaea sev Palaestina ob sacratissima Redemtoris vestigia hod... Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Homann, Johann Baptist
    • Date: 1748
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    Americae sive qvartae orbis partis nova et exactissima descri...
    Americae sive quartae orbis partis nova et exactissima descriptio
    Covers North and South America with the adjacent seas. Relief shown pictorially. From the Rosenwald Collection, Library of Congress, no. 1303. Originally printed on 6 sheets. Described in Quarterly Journal of the Library of Congress, v. 6, no. 3 (May 1949), p. 18-20. Includes texts in cartouche, statements of dedication, coats-of-arms, ill. of allegorical figure "Victoria", and ill. of sailing ships at sea and...
    • Contributor: Gutiérrez, Diego - Cock, Hieronymus - Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1562
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    Virginia, Marylandia et Carolina in America septentrionali Br... Also covers Delaware, southern Pennsylvania, New Jersey, western Long Island, southwestern Connecticut, and portions of adjacent areas. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Title in Latin. Place names in Latin, English, and French. "Cum privilegio sac. cæs. majest." Prime meridian: Ferro. Includes ill. Gift; From the collection of Dr. Gerald D. Aurbach, given in his memory by his wife, Hannah, and daughters, Elissa...
    • Contributor: Homann, Johann Baptist
    • Date: 17??
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    Nova totivs terrarvm orbis geographica ac hydrographica tabvla
    Nova totius terrarum orbis geographica ac hydrographica tabula | Beschrijvinghe des geheelen aerdtrycx
    Relief shown pictorially. Date from dedication. Assembled from two sheets. Appears in Jansson's Nieuwen atlas, volume 1, 1657. Includes notes. Illustrations include images of the four elements and portraits of Julius Caeser, Ptolemy, Mercator and Hondius. Latin. Text on verso in Dutch. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Hondius, Jodocus - Jansson, Jan
    • Date: 1641
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    Imperii Persici in omnes suas provincias nova tabula geographica Relief shown pictorially. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Homann, Johann Baptist
    • Date: 1724
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    Tabula Mexicae et Floridae : terrarum Anglicarum, et anterior... Shows the extent of New Spain and Florida, New France, the American colonies, and the West Indies, rivers, towns, and trade routes. Text in Latin. Title from caption. Relief shown pictorially. Measures east from unidentified prime meridian. Includes ill. Appears in : Maps of Texas and the Southwest, 1513-1900 / James C. Martin and Robert Sidney Martin. Austin : Texas State Historical Association, 1999....
    • Contributor: Schenk, Peter
    • Date: 1710
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    Nova totius terrarum orbis tabula. Relief shown pictorially. Includes two ancillary polar hemispheres and illustrations. LC copy foldlined, with three pin holes in lower margin. Hand coloring to delineate continental boundaries only. Shirley, Rodney W. Mapping of the world. 1983, 499 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Wit, Frederik De
    • Date: 1680
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    Venezuela, cum parte Auftrali Novae Andalausiae. Place names in Spanish. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 2 copies; 1 copy as of 07/27/98 Vault
    • Contributor: Hondius, Hendrik
    • Date: 1630
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    Nova Anglia. Scale ca. 1:2,150,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Differs from other copy in engraving technique in cartouche. Man has 2 buttons on cuff, cloth in Indian's robe is unpatterned, etc. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 806 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Homann, Johann Baptist - Homann Erben (Firm)
    • Date: 1759
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    Civitates orbis terrarvm. "Privilegium Caesareae maiestatis, which occurs in each volume generally on the reverse of the title page, refers to Francis Hogenberg as the author's collaborator."--Phillips. Colophon of v. 1: Coloniae Agrippinae, apud Petrum à Brachel, sumptibus auctorum. Colophon of v. 6: Colonię Agrippinę, Antonius Hierat & Abrahamus Hoghenberg. Collaborators and artists whose works these maps were based on include George and Jacob Hoefnagel, Simon Novellanus,...
    • Contributor: Braun, Georg - Hogenberg, Franz - Brachel, P. Von - Hierat, Anton - Hogenberg, Abraham - Novellanus, Simon - Hoefnagel, Joris - Hoefnagel, Jacob - Deventer, Jacob Van - Rantzau, Henrik
    • Date: 1612

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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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    America noviter delineata Relief shown pictorially. Includes insets of north and south polar regions, and ill. of native figures and town views in margin. Prime meridian: Ferro. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 39-84
    • Contributor: Hondius, Jodocus - Todeschi, Pietro
    • Date: 1670
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    Virginia et Florida.
    Virginia
    Relief shown pictorially. Includes decorative cartouche. Publication information from atlas title page. Text titled "Florida" on verso. Prime meridian: Ferro. In left margin: 899. LC copy accompanied by card with red bordered label with manuscript "602/88". Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Mercator, Gerard
    • Date: 1637
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    Tipus orbis terrarum Relief shown pictorially. Includes ancillary maps of America, Europe, Africa, and Asia in border. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault
    • Contributor: Solis, Hermando De.
    • Date: 1603
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    Mappa Geographica Americæ Septentrionalis. Scale ca. 1:8,000,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Shows Caribbean region. "From: Geographischer Atlas. Berlin, bey Johann Michael Kunst. [1745-1772?]" Ownership seal stamped on. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 86 Includes inset of Hudson Bay [ca. 16,000,000] Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1
    • Contributor: Euler, Leonhard
    • Date: 1760
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    America Septentrionalis a Domini d'Anville in Galliis edita n... Scale ca. 1:6,300,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: Ferro and London. Place names and descriptive notes in English. Differs from other copies in coloration and boundaries. Colors agree with legend. Boundary of Georgia extends from St. John's River up "Altamaha" River to the lowest tributary shown, west past "Cahuita," north past "Keeowee," east to Savannah. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 68...
    • Contributor: Homann Erben (Firm) - Anville, Jean Baptiste Bourguignon D
    • Date: 1756
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    Planisphaerii coelestis hemisphaerium meridionale : calculatu... Shows hemispheric view with signs of the Zodiac and the constellations shown picorially. "Cum Privilegio Pontissimorum D D Ordinum Hollandiae et Westfrisiae". Appears in: Atlas nouveau contenant toutes les parties du monde, où sont exactement marqués les empires, monarchies, royaumes, états, républiques &c. Amsterdam: J. Cóvens et C. Mortier, [1683-1761]. Includes tables and notes concerning stars. Insets: Solis observation novissima -- Lunae effigies, nuper...
    • Contributor: Allard, Carel - Cóvens Et Mortier
    • Date: 1700
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    Typvs orbis terrarvm.
    Typus orbis terrarum
    Oval map within illustrated border, showing clouds. Includes illustrations. Appears to be an etched, probably unauthorized copy of an edition Ortelius's map, possibly made in Italy. This map copies the re-engraved clouds in lower left corner, which, according to Shirley, dates the map to 1579 or later. The word "occidens" on the left edge of the map reads bottom to top rather than top...
    • Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham
    • Date: 1579
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    Irlandiae regnum. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Mercator, Gerhard
    • Date: 16??
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    Orbis terrarum typus de integro multis in locis emendatus Includes illustrations of the seasons and the elements, notes, and two celestial hemispheres. Illustrations of costumes: Hispani -- Galli -- Itali -- Germani -- Angli -- Belgae -- Groenlandi -- Chinenses -- Javani -- Guineenses -- Peruuiani -- Magellanici. LC copy mounted on cloth, rubbed, discolored. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Visscher, Claes Jansz - Goos, Pieter
    • Date: 1652
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    Mappa geographica regionem Mexicanam et Floridam : terrasque ... Relief shown pictorially. Appears in the author's Grosser Atlas. Augsburg, 1740? Includes notes, ill., and 4 insets. Vertically fold-lined in half. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Seutter, Matthaeus - Lotter, Tobias Conrad
    • Date: 1703
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    Mappa totius mundi : adornata juxta observationes dnn. academ... Relief shown pictorially. Appears in Tobias Conrad Lotter's Atlas géographique de cent et huit cartes générales et spéciales. Augsburg, 1778. Includes note, ill., and ancillary maps of the northern hemisphere and southern hemisphere. Date principally obscured. Vertically fold-lined in half, mounted on cloth. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: L'isle, Guillaume De - Lotter, Tobias Conrad
    • Date: 1775
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    Peloponnesus hodie Moreæ Regnum : distincté divisum in omnes ... Relief shown pictorially. Originally printed on 3 sheets. LC copy imperfect: Fold-lined, annotated in ink on verso: 22. Includes ill. of lion with enslaved human figures shown in embellished title cartouche. Views of fortified towns in outer margins: Navarino -- Zarnata -- Casl. Tornese -- Corinto -- Malvasia -- Patrasso -- Coron -- Napoli di Romania -- Modon -- Misitra olun Sparta -- Atene...
    • Contributor: Wit, Frederik De.
    • Date: 1688
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    [Globus terrarum] Relief shown pictorially. Gores for a 16.3 cm. globe. Title supplied by cataloger. Includes watermark. Includes ill. LC copy: Pencil annotations across bottom. LC copy imperfect: Central horizontal and vertical fold lines. Liquid staining on upper and lower right and left. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no.: 2004-3
    • Contributor: Blacus, G. I. - Jollain, Gérard
    • Date: 1666
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    Universalis cosmographia secundum Ptholomaei traditionem et A...
    Universalis cosmographia secundum Ptholomaei traditionem et Americi Vespucii aliorū que lustrationes
    Relief shown pictorially. First document known to name America. Red ink grid on 2 sheets. Text applied over blank areas on 2 sheets. Manuscript annotations in the margin of 1 sheet. All sheets bear a watermark of a triple pointed crown. Two stamps on verso of upper left hand sheet: Fürstl. Waldburg Wolfegg'sches Kupferstichkabinett -- Furstl. Waldbg. Wolf. Bibliothek. Exhibited: Rivers, edens, empires: Lewis...
    • Contributor: Waldseemüller, Martin
    • Date: 1507
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    Theatrum orbis terrarum.
    Theatrvm orbis terrarvm
    Relief shown pictorially. Colophon: 20 Mai 1570. Catalogus auctorum includes 87 names. T.p. verso blank. Includes 53 map sheets, with descriptive text on verso. Staining from pigment on facing pages. Blank leaves inserted between map sheets. Front cover displays the name and arms of Jean, comte de Hoya, bishop of Münster and Osnabrück (1566-74). Phillips, 3389 Koeman, C. Atlantes Neerlandici, Ort 1A Includes "De...
    • Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham - Diesth, Aegid. Coppenius (Aegidius Coppenius) - Llwyd, Humphrey
    • Date: 1570

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    [Globus terrarum] Relief shown pictorially. Gores for a 20 cm. globe. Title supplied by cataloger. Date from Shirley's Mapping of the world, 1993. Includes ill. LC copy: Sheet 1 annotated in pencil in upper right "W. Lowery" and in ink in upper left "27". Sheet 4 annotated in ink in upper right "114" and lower left "26". LC copy imperfect: Lacking sheet 2. Central vertical fold...
    • Contributor: Habrecht, Isaac - Fürst, Paul
    • Date: 1612
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    America Septentrionalis a Domino d'Anville in Galliis edita n... Scale ca. 1:6,500,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: Ferro and London. Place names and descriptive notes in English. Differs from other copies in coloration and boundaries. Colors do not agree with legend. Boundary of Georgia extends from St. John's River up "Altamaha" River to and along the lowest tributary shown, north to the mountains, east to "Keeowee," and southeast to Savannah. Engraving...
    • Contributor: Homann Erben (Firm) - Anville, Jean Baptiste Bourguignon D
    • Date: 1756
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    Helvetia Tredecim Statibus Liberis, quos cantones vocant, com... Relief shown pictorially. In upper margin: La Suisse, divisée en ses tréze cantons, ses alliez et ses sujets. Includes 13 coats of arms. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Mayer, Tobias - Homann Erben (Firm)
    • Date: 1751
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    Systema solare et planetarium ex hypothesi Copernicana secund... 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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    Nova totius terrarum orbis geographica ac hydrographica tabula Dated 1606 in statement of dedication. Relief shown pictorially. Described in: The mapping of the world / Rodney W. Shirley. London : Holland Press, 1983. No. 255, state 2. Includes ill. and 2 insets. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 20-85
    • Contributor: Blaeu, Willem Janszoon - Ende, Josua Van Den
    • Date: 1606
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    Novvs atlas Sinensis.
    Novus atlas Sinensis
    Covers 16 provinces of China, Korea, and Japan. Relief shown pictorially. Includes text. Philips 3186 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. On verso of shelflist card: At the end of the atlas are "Byvoeghsel van't koninckryck Catay; door I. G.," xviii p., and "Historie van den Tartarischen oorlog," 40 p.
    • Contributor: Martini, Martino
    • Date: 1655

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    Alexandri magni imperium et expeditio per Europam, per Africa... Relief shown pictorially. Includes list of numbered notes and inset showing continets of Africa, Europe, and Asia. LC copies annotated in inks to show boundaries and mounted on linen. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Moulart-Sanson, Pierre
    • Date: 1712
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    Regni Mexicani seu Novæ Hispaniæ, Ludovicianæ, N. Angliæ, Car... Scale ca. 1:10,000,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Pictorial map. Lowery, 473 Includes historical notes. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Homann, Johann Baptist - Homann Erben (Firm)
    • Date: 1759
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    Typvs orbis terrarvm
    Typus orbis terrarum
    Oval map within illustrated border, showing clouds. Appears in Latin edition of Ortelius's Theatrum orbis terrarum. Includes illustrations. Latin text on verso. In lower left: cum privilegio. Has a crack and re-engraved clouds in lower left corner, which, according to Shirley, dates the map to 1579 or later. LC copy mounted on cloth. Shirley, R.W. Mapping of the world, 122 Available also through the...
    • Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham - Hogenburg, Frans (Franciscus)
    • Date: 1579
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    Hiberniae, Britannicae Insvlae nova descripto. Relief shown pictorially. Phillips, 406 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Filed with Eastham Collection in G&M Vault: EA 20-A: ga61 02-20-2013
    • Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham
    • Date: 1598
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    S. Augustini : pars est terra Florida, sub latitudine 30 grad... Scale not given. Oriented with north to the right. Relief shown pictorially. Pictorial map. Includes text in rectanglar cartouche. Kraus, H.P. Sir Francis Drake, 49 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Gift of Hans P. and Hanni Kraus. G3934.S2 1589 .B6 Copy 1 previously shelved under: G3934.S2 1589 .W4 Copy 1. he01 2009-05-04.
    • Contributor: Boazio, Baptista - Hans and Hanni Kraus Sir Francis Drake Collection (Library of Congress) - White, John
    • Date: 1589
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    Generalis totius imperii Moscovitici : novissima tabula magna... Relief shown pictorially. Scale determined by using graticule method. Early Homann variant of the map by Ides of 1697. Scales: Milliaria Germanica communia; and Werst. [i.e. Versts] sive milliaria Moscovitica. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Homann, Johann Baptist - Ides, Evert Ysbrants
    • Date: 1704
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    Nova tabula geographica complectens borealiorem Americæ parte... Found as [plate 126] in his Atlas Minor Sive Geographia Compendiosa...Amsterdam: [1717?] Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Vault 3 copies
    • Contributor: Visscher, Nicolaes
    • Date: 1717
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    Theatrum historicum ad annum Christi quadringentesimum : in q... 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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    Noua orbis terrarum delineatio singulari ratione accommodata ...
    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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    Delineatio generalis Camporum Desertorum vulgo Ukraina : cum ... Scale ca. 1:1,750,000. Relief shown pictorially. Oriented with north to the bottom. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text in Latin and French and ill. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Beauplan, Guillaume Le Vasseur - Hondius, Willem
    • Date: 1648
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    Nova et accvrata Poli Arctici : et terrarum circum iacentium ... Coloring with water colors and illumination with gold and silver ascribed to D.J. v. Santen. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 2-81 Vault
    • Contributor: Jansson, Jan - Santen, Dirck Jansz Van
    • Date: 1650