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    A new map of the world : with all the new discoveries by Capt. Cook and other navigators : ornamented with the Solar System, the eclipses of the sun, moon & planets ... 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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    Da Qing tong shu zhi gong wan guo jing wei di qiu shi fang yu gu jin tu
    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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    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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    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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    Le globe terrestre représenté en deux plans-hémisphères : dressé sur la projection de Mr. de la Hyre de l'Académie Royale des Sciences, et sur plusieurs routiers et mémoires des plus habiles pilotes ... 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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    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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    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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    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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    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 latest observations and comprehending the new discoveries to the present time, particularly those lately made in the southern seas, by Byron, ... 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
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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