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    Nansenbushū bankoku shōka no zu
    Bankoku shōka no zu.
    Shows the world, based on knowledge from numerous famous Chinese and Japanese classics and Buddhism. Depths shown pictorially. Wood block print. Map and author, Hōtan, listed in Imago Mundi's Review of early cartography, v. 10, 1954. "... prototype of Buddhist world maps." Bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 94-37
    • Contributor: Sōshun
    • Date: 1710
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    A new map of the world : with all the new discoveries by Capt... Relief shown pictorially. Also shows lines of magnetic variation and marine wind-direction arrows. "Published as the Act directs, Aug't 1st 1799, by I. Evans, No. 41 Long Lane, West Smithfield." Originally printed on 2 sheets. Imperfect: Use-worn, fold-lined, wrinkled/missing small sections at edges, taped on verso at edges. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Purchase; Richard B. ...
    • Contributor: Kitchen, T. (Thomas) - Evans, John - Kitchen, T.
    • Date: 1799
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    Atlas maritimus or, the sea-atlas : being a book of maratime ...
    Sea-atlas, containing an hydrographical description of the sea-coasts of most of the known parts of the world
    Relief shown pictorially on some maps. Depths shown by soundings on some maps. Engraved title page. Phillips, 3455 Includes "Mapp of the world" on engraved title page. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Accompanied by manuscript note from the dealer, Henry Stevens, Son & Stiles dated Nov. 4, 1909 (on sheet 26 x 21 cm., folded in ...
    • Contributor: Thornton, John
    • Date: 1700

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    Kemâliyle nakş olunmuş cümle cihan numûnesi Relief shown pictorially. Text states the map was translated into Turkish in 967 (Oct. 1559 to Sept. 1560). Map based on Oronce Fine's cordiform map of 1534, according to Shirley's Mapping of the world, 1993. Hâci Ahmed is probably a pseudonym, possibly of Michele Membré and Nicolò Cambi. One of 24 impressions printed in 1795 from six woodcut blocks when found in the archives ...
    • Contributor: Hâcı Ahmed - Fine, Oronce
    • Date: 1795
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    Jing ban tian wen quan tu
    京板天文全图 / | Complete map of astronomy and the Qing Empire
    Scale not given. Shows two hemispheres, the territory, administrative divisions, and topographical features of the Qing Empire. Wood block print, hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Based on map of China drawn by Huang Lizhou in 1673. Includes text, lists of provinces, and maps of 2 hemispheres. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Previous call number: G7820 1800 ...
    • Contributor: Ma, Junliang - Huang, Zongxi
    • Date: 1790
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    Mappe Monde ou carte générale du globe terrestre dessinée sui... Scale not given. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. "Carte corrigée, augmentée ... en 1786." Shows routes of Capt. Cook's 3 circumnavigations. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault. AACR2: 100; 650/1 700/1; 700/3
    • Contributor: Delamarche, Charles François - Cook, James - Dussy, E. - Robert De Vaugondy, Didier
    • Date: 1786
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    Map of the World from the best authorities. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault
    • Contributor: Carey, Mathew
    • Date: 1795
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    Mappe-monde ou carte générale de la terre Hand colored. Includes 9 portraits. LC copy annotated in black ink in upper right margin: 6. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Fer, Nicolas De
    • Date: 1705
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    A new and correct map of the world : laid down according to t... Relief shown pictorially. Insets: The northern hemisphere upon the plane of the Equinoctial -- The northern coelestial hemisphere -- A projection of ye world upon equidistant meridians and parallels -- The northern hemisphere upon the plane of the Ecliptic -- The face of the moon -- Tycho system -- Sphæra recta -- Mercury -- The sun enlightning ye moon -- The southern hemisphere upon ...
    • Contributor: Godson, W.
    • Date: 1702
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    Chikyū zenzu. Relief shown pictorially. Hand drawn copy of first map on copperplate in Japan. The paper has been authenticated by the Metropolitan Museum as 18th century Japanese paper. Originally published Tōto Shibamon, [Japan] : K. Shiba, 1792. Includes 8 ancillary maps, note, and col. ill. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 31-82 Vault
    • Contributor: Shiba, Kōkan
    • Date: 1792
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    Planisphere physique, où l'on voit du pole septentrional ce q... Relief shown by hachures. Projection centered on North Pole. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy removed from its copy of Buache's Cartes et tables de la géographie physique ou naturelle. À Paris: sur le Quay de l'Horlage, [1757].
    • Contributor: Buache, Philippe - L'isle, Guillaume De - Desbruslins
    • Date: 1756
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    Sankai yochi zenzu. Scale ca. 1:27,000,000 at the equator. Wood block print, hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Shows continents and oceans of the world at about 1600. Based on Matteo Ricci's World map which was published in China in 1602. Includes text. At head of text: Chikyū bankoku sankai yochi zenzu setsu. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Nagakubo, Sekisui - Ricci, Matteo
    • Date: 1785
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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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    Western New World or Hemisphere. Eastern Old World or Hemisph... Shows Western and Eastern hemispheres separately. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault
    • Contributor: Faden, William
    • Date: 1786
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    Mappe-monde ou carte générale de la terre Hand colored. Includes 9 portraits. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault Acquisitions control no. 34-82.
    • Contributor: Fer, Nicolas De
    • Date: 1705
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    A new & correct map of the whole World. Two issues, one issue shows colonial sea to sea grants in North America. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. 2 copies, vary slightly. Vault
    • Contributor: Moll, Herman
    • Date: 1719
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    Da Qing tong shu zhi gong wan guo jing wei di qiu shi fang yu...
    大清統屬職貢萬國經緯地球式方輿古今圖 / | Da Qing tong shu zhi gong wan guo jing wei di qiu shi | The Great Qing Dynasty world map of tribute-bearing countries with spherical coordinates, past and present
    Scale ca. 1:60,000,000. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Shows the world in 2 hemispheres. Also shows coordinates and dotted lines on the map. Based on "Zhi fang hui lan si yi tu shuo" produced in 1794. Prime meridian: Beijing LC copy imperfect: very fragile, some pieces missing. Includes text and insets of the complete map of the world and complete map of the 4 oceans. Available ...
    • Contributor: Zhuang, Tingfu
    • Date: 1794
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    The geography of the great solar eclipse of July 14 MDCCXLVII... Shows the path of the eclipse. Relief shown pictorially. Includes 24 diagrams showing the eclipse as seen from different cities. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy mounted on paper along with seven other maps and diagrams taken from various publications. All images within hand drawn frames colored yellow. All but two of the diagrams are ...
    • Contributor: Smith, George - Cave, Edward
    • Date: 1748
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    Le globe terrestre représenté en deux plans-hémisphères : dre... Scale ca. 1:35,000,000 at the equator. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Includes text, notes, and ill. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Nolin, Jean Baptiste - Bocquet, Nicolas François
    • Date: 1708
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    Bowles's new and accurate map of the world, or Terrestrial gl... Shows various expedition routes. Relief shown pictorially. Includes text and col. ill. Ancillary maps: Solar system -- Northern hemisphere -- Southern hemisphere -- Astronomical latitude and longitude analemma -- Universal scale of equal parts, chords, sines, tangents, secants, & c. & c. -- Chart of the world according to Mercator's projection -- Selenography or a map of the moon -- Vicissitude of seasons explained ...
    • Contributor: Bowles, Carington
    • Date: 1780
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    Le globe terrestre représenté en deux plans-hémisphères : dre... Scale ca. 1:35,000,000 at the equator. Hand colored. LC copy mounted on cloth backing for folding. Relief shown pictorially. Includes text, notes, and ill. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 650/1; 700/1
    • Contributor: Nolin, Jean Baptiste - Bocquet, Nicolas François - Crépy (Firm)
    • Date: 1794
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    [Zee-atlas].
    Loots atlas
    Nautical charts with numerous place-names along coastlines. Depths shown by soundings. Title from citation in Philip Lee Phillips' A list of geographical atlases, p. 246. Most maps in Dutch; text and titles in Dutch, French, English, or Latin on some maps. Philips 3464 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy annotated in pencil on some maps. ...
    • Contributor: Loots, Johannes
    • Date: 1705

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    Planiglobii terrestris cum utroq hemisphærio cælesti generali... Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Homann, Johann Baptist
    • Date: 1716
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    Mappemonde a l'usage du roy Shows nautical exploration routes. Relief shown pictorially. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes ill. Mounted on cloth.
    • Contributor: L'isle, Guillaume De
    • Date: 1720
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    Cartes et tables de la géographie physique ou naturelle Relief shown pictorially. "Présentées au Roi le 15 mai 1757". Phillips, 220 Engraved title page. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: map titled "Planisphere physique, où l'on voit du pole septentrional ce que l'on connoît de terres et de mers ... vigies" removed and cataloged separately.
    • Contributor: Buache, Philippe - L'isle, Guillaume De
    • 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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    Carte generale de la terre : appliquée a l'astronomie pour l'... Relief shown pictorially. Includes text, table of climates, table of coordinates, and ill. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Fold-lined. On verso in manuscript ink in upper right corner: "25."
    • Contributor: Flecheux, M.
    • Date: 1782
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    Jing ban tian wen quan tu.
    京板天文全图。
    Pictorial map. Shows two hemispheres, the territory, administrative divisions, and topographical features of the Qing Empire. Wood block print on linen. Relief shown pictorially. Based on map of China drawn by Huang Lizhou in 1673. Includes notes. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Prev. call#: G7821.A5 1800 Y8 ARP
    • Contributor: Ma, Junliang
    • Date: 1797
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    Planisphaerivm Aratevm sive Compages Orbivm Mvndanorvm ex hyp...
    Planisphaerium Arateum sive Compages Orbium Mundanorum ex hypothesi Aratea in plano expressa
    Appears in Andreas Cellarius' Harmonia macrocosmica. Amstelodami : Apud Gerardum Valk & Petrum Schenk, 1708. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy accompanied by photocopy. LC copy hand colored. Stamped in blue ink in lower left margin: 309A.
    • Contributor: Cellarius, Andreas - Schenk, Peter - Valck, G. (Gerard)
    • Date: 1708
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    [Franklin-Folger chart of the Gulf Stream]. Shows the Gulf Stream. Publication authorized by Benjamin Franklin and Timothy Folger. Gulf Stream information overprinted on: A new and exact chart of Mr. E. Wrights projection, rut. Mercators chart, con. ye sea coast of Europe, Africa & America, from ye Isles of Orkney to Cape Bona Esperance & Hudsons Bay to ye straits of Magellan, according to ye observations of Capt. E. Halley, ...
    • Contributor: Franklin, Benjamin - Folger, Timothy - Wright, Edward - Halley, Edmond - Moll, Herman - Jno. Mount and Tho. Page
    • Date: 1768
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    Astronomische hemel spiegel : waar in men sien kan de merkwaa... Relief shown pictorially. Accompanied by text: Generale verklaringe over deese voorgestelde hemelse verschynselen ... waereld kaart / Symon J. Panser, stads mathem. [1] leaf ; 49 cm. Embden den 14. april 1738. Includes 14 ancillary maps showing solar eclipses, 2 ancillary lunar maps, and ill. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault Acquisitions control no. 99-1
    • Contributor: R. & J. Ottens
    • Date: 1738
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    San cai yi guan tu
    三才一貫圖 / | Map of the three powers unified
    Wood block print. Relief shown pictorially. Primary coverage includes maps of China and the world, and astronomical map of the polar regions (northern and southern hemispheres). Includes chronological table of Chinese history (the dynasties), charts of the 8 phenomena, maps of the planets and their orbits, excerpts of Chinese classic literature (Daxue), etc., and other writings. Available also through the Library of Congress Web ...
    • Contributor: Lü, Fu - Lü, Weifan
    • Date: 1722
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    Chart, containing the coasts of California, New Albion, and R... Scale ca. 1:16,300,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: London and Ferro. Shows routes of major exploration. In lower right corner: IV. Includes charts of astronomical observations and descriptive and historic text. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Robert Sayer and John Bennett (Firm)
    • Date: 1775
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    This map of North America, according to ye newest and most ex... Scale ca. 1:15,000,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. "To the Right Honourable John Lord Sommers, Baron of Evesham in ye county of Worcester, President of Her Majesty's most Honourable Privy Council &c." Includes ill. and notes. Insets: A view of a stage & also of ye manner of fishing for, curing & drying cod at New Foundland.--St. John's harbour.--Boston harbour.--New York &c.--[Charleston region, S.C.]--Port ...
    • Contributor: Moll, Herman - Lens, Bernard - Vertue, George - Bowles, John
    • Date: 1715
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    Globo terrestre Relief shown pictorially. Gores for a 34 cm. globe. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Gift; Summit Enterprise, Inc.; May 2003. All sheets folded horizontally, with paper hinges on verso, and traces of color on edges. Some acid offset on gore sheets. Four sheets of gores and 1 sheet with zodiacs and 2 polar calottes.
    • Contributor: Cassini, Gio. Ma. (Giovanni Maria) - Calcografia Camerale (Rome, Italy)
    • Date: 1790
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    Bowles's new pocket map of the world, laid down from the late... Scale ca. 1:75,000,000. Hand colored. LC copy annotated in pencil below New Zealand and in ink above place of publication with manuscript date of 1784. Includes illus. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Bowles, Carington
    • Date: 1791