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    Portulan de Charles-Quint donné à Philippe II, accompagné d'une notice explicative, Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Spitzer, Frédéric - Wiener, Charles
    • Date: 1875

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    Laing's Planetarium
    Rand McNally & Co.'s new 3 inch terrestrial globe
    Shows the motion of the Earth and Mercury around the Sun, and the Moon around the Earth. Date from dealer's information. Terrestrial globe dated to 1891. Title from metal plate affixed to wooden arm. Metal label attached to base shows the months, seasons, and zodiac. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisition made possible by Marjorie S. ...
    • Contributor: Laing Planetarium Company - Rand McNally and Company
    • Date: 1895
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    Erster gedruckter Globus, Martin Hylacomylus (Waltzemüller) : gehört wahrscheinlich zu seinem 1509 herausgegeben Buch "Globus mundi' ; Zweiter gedruckter Globus, Peter Apianus : in dessen Cosmographicus liber, 1524, sich bereits ein Globus ... Relief shown pictorially on "Zweiter" globe. Titles in German. Place names in Latin. "Phot.-lith. im k.k.t.u.a. Militär-Comité." According to Shirley's Mapping of the world, 1993, the "Zweiter" globe was created by an unknown cartographer in Ingolstadt around 1518, not by Peter Apian in 1524, and the Waldseemüller gores were created in Strassburg in 1507. Original version of Waldseemüller gores : [Strassburg?, 1507]. Original version ...
    • Contributor: Waldseemüller, Martin - Apian, Peter - Austro-Hungarian Monarchy. Militär-Comité
    • Date: 1879
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    Tian xia zong yu tu.
    天下總輿圖
    Covers the world, 17 provinces of Qing Dynasty, Xinjiang, and Mongolian tribes. Shows administrative system of Jiaqing period (1801-1820). Wood block print. Gift; Arthur William Hummel; 1930, no. 3. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Previous call no.: G2305.T46 Map Cage
    • Date: 1890

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    Colton's illustrated & embellished steel plate map of the world on Mercator's projection : compiled from the latest & most authentic sources exhibiting the recent Arctic and Antarctic discoveries & explorations Relief shown by hachures. Includes illustrations of cities and people along filigreed border. Inset: view of Antarctic Continent as seen by the U.S. Ship Peacock, January 19th, 1840. 4 x 29 cm. List of distances to and from various cities around the world at the top of map. An explanation of projection at the top of map. An explanation of scale in the lower ...
    • Contributor: Johnson, D. Griffing
    • Date: 1854
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    Bliss's outline globe / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Globe gores. "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1851 ..." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault
    • Contributor: Bliss, Sylvester
    • Date: 1851
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    Johnson's new illustrated (steel plate) family atlas, with descriptions, geographical, statistical, and historical
    New Illustrated (steel plate) family atlas | New Illustrated family atlas | American atlas | Family atlas
    Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 13.96 Phillips, 837 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Johnson's new military map of the United States showing forts, military posts &c. with enlarged plans of southern harbors; Map 20-21, listed in LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 13.96. LC copy imperfect: Brittle, with losses and repairs ...
    • Contributor: Johnson, A. J. (Alvin Jewett) - Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins) - Johnson and Ward - Johnson, A. J.
    • Date: 1862

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    Globus aus der Mitte des XVI Jahrhunderts
    Nova et integra universi orbis descriptio
    Relief shown pictorially. Dedication: Reverre[n]diss. et illustriss. Do. Do. Urbano Sangelasio episcopo Com[m]ingiensi, Joan[n]es Oterschaden Belga humillime D.D. Original version: [Antwerp? ; s.n., ca. 1603]. Date of original from Shirley's Mapping of the world. Gores for a 17 cm. globe. Includes ill. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy marked "20." in blue pencil in lower ...
    • Contributor: Oterschaden, Johannes - Austro-Hungarian Monarchy. Militär-Comité
    • Date: 1879
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    An historical atlas, in a series of maps of the world as known at different periods, constructed upon an uniform scale, and coloured according to the political changes of each period
    Historical atlas
    "The description and historical portion of this work will be found in a volume entitled Universal history, by Edward Quin" [issued in 1838 (i.e. 1837) reprinted from the first edition of the Historical atlas, published in 1830] cf. Dict. nat. biog. and Lowndes. Maps show only the known parts of the world for each period. Plates otherwise graphically obscure the rest of the world ...
    • Contributor: Quin, Edward - Hughes, William
    • Date: 1846
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    [Manuṣyaloka, map of the world of man, according to Jain cosomological traditions]. Title provided by cataloger. Gift; Nasli M. Heeramaneck. From western Rajasthan. Gouache on cotton, sewn on to modern cloth backing. Originally folded in accompanying silk brocade covered wooden boards (each 14 x 27 cm.). Exhibited: World treasures of the Library of Congress: Beginnings, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., June 7, 2001-March 15, 2003. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...
    • Date: 189?
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    The physical atlas : a series of maps & notes illustrating the geographical distribution of natural phenomena LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S183 Phillips, 4173 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy rebound in red cloth.
    • Contributor: Johnston, Alexander Keith - Brewster, David - Berghaus, Heinrich Karl Wilhelm - William Blackwood and Sons
    • Date: 1848

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    Carte figurative et approximative des quantités de coton brut importées en Europe en 1858, en 1864 et en 1865 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text and statistical data. Mounted on cloth; losses to upper left corner and upper and side right corners. Vault Oversize
    • Contributor: Minard, Charles Joseph
    • Date: 1866
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    He mau palapala aina, a me na niele e pili ana. Hookahi ke pai ana. Microfilm G&M - 3011 LC Hawaii, 25 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault
    • Date: 1840
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    Evans' Excelsior globes : manufactured by R. O. Evans and Company. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Advertisement poster for globes has representions of 5 globes and some descriptive text.
    • Contributor: R. O. Evans and Company
    • Date: 1899
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    The geographical area and the population of the kingdom of light (the baptized) and the kingdom of darkness (the unbaptized). Shows Christians and non-Christians. From the papers of William McKinley. Pen-and-ink and watercolors. Biblical verse in lower margin. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault
    • Contributor: McKinley, William
    • Date: 1890
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    World. Relief shown by hachures. Box title. Alternate title: The world on Mercator's projection. Accompanied by: The world on Mercator's projection. 1 map : col. ; 29 x 44 cm. LC copy imperfect: One broken piece; small portion of a piece missing; accompanying map brittle. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault Shelf
    • Contributor: Philip & Tacey Ltd
    • Date: 1840
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    Cheonhado.
    天下圖. | Map of all under heaven
    One map shows Ming Empire of China and the other map shows the world. Relief shown pictorially. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Title from verso in red ink: Chʻŏnha Chungguk. Possibly based on early map (date unknown) with addition of up-to-date place names. Alternate title previous supplied: Da ming hun yi tian xia quan tu. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...
    • Date: 1800
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    The world on Mercator's projection, Scale ca. 1:33,000,000. Hand colored. Sectioned and mounted on cloth backing. Relief shown pictorially. "Published by John Melish & Saml. Harrison." Cartouche: H. Bridport, deld. [sic], G. Murray, sct. Includes text "To find the distance of one place from another" and statistical table. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 650/1; 700/1; 700/2
    • Contributor: Melish, John - Harrison, Samuel - Bridport, Hugh - Murray, George
    • Date: 1817
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    Mechanischer Welt Globus zum Gebrauche des kleinen Geographen Relief shown by hachures. Title from envelope. Gores for a 13 cm. globe. Six gores linked by a cloth strip and mounted on blue paper, attached at both poles to six brown cords bound with a cardboard strip. Globe and text housed in cardboard envelope covered with blue paper. Accompanied by text : Erklärung des künstlichen Globus / zu haben bei Josef Franz Kaiser. ...
    • Contributor: Kaiser, Joseph Franz
    • Date: 1840
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    Da Qing wan nian yi tong tian xia quan tu.
    大清万年一统天下全图. | The great Qing Dynasty's complete map of all under heaven
    Scale ca. 1:2,500,000. Covers from Korea to India, from Russia to Brunei. Shows the world known to the Chinese, with China at the center of the map. Wood block print. Relief shown pictorially. Based on the original map drawn by Huang Qianren in 1767. Hummel purchase 1930, no. 18. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text. ...
    • Contributor: Huang, Qianren - Hummel, Arthur W. (Arthur William)
    • Date: 1811
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    Map showing the telegraph lines in operation, under contract, and contemplated, to complete the circuit of the globe Relief shown by hachures. From the Nathaniel Prentice Banks papers in LC Manuscript Division. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes note. Acquisitions Control no. 20-83
    • Contributor: J.H. Colton & Co. - Banks, Nathaniel Prentiss - G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Date: 1855
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    The world "January 1833." Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault Acquisitions control no. 99-43
    • Contributor: Van Schaack, Mary
    • Date: 1833
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    Map showing the telegraph lines in operation, under contract, and contemplated, to complete the circuit of the globe Relief shown by hachures. From the Nathaniel Prentice Banks papers in LC Manuscript Division. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes distance list. Acquisitions control no. 20-83
    • Contributor: J.H. Colton & Co. - Banks, Nathaniel Prentiss - G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Date: 1871
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    Sekai bankoku Nihon yori kaijō risū ōjō jinbutsuzu. Shows countries of the world, their people, and distances from Japan. Also shows the continents (Asia, Europe, Libya [i.e. Africa], North and South America), the oceans, some capitals, the equator, and the tropics. Pictorial map. Relief shown pictorially. Japanese. Cover title: Sekaizu ichiran. Cover and cover title added of a later date. Wood block print. Includes explanatory notes. LC copy: Hand-drawn and colored anatomical ...
    • Date: 1800
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    Rand McNally & Co.'s new twelve inch terrestrial globe [gores]. Relief shown in hachures. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Rand McNally and Company
    • Date: 1887