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    Virginia and Maryland as it is planted and inhabited this present year 1670 Oriented with north to the right. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes cartouche, portait of Augustine Herrman, text, and ill. Vault
    • Contributor: Herrman, Augustine - Faithorne, Henry - Withinbrook, Thomas
    • Date: 1673
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    Finding Our Place in the Cosmos: From Galileo to Sagan and Beyond A thematic collection exploring changing models of the universe through time, ideas of life on other words and Carl Sagan’s place in the tradition of science. It features manuscripts, rare books, celestial atlases, newspaper articles, sheet music and movie posters. Like our ancestors, we look up at the heavens and wonder. What is the structure of the universe? How significant are we? Are we...
    • Contributor: Sagan, Carl - Druyan, Ann - Macfarlane, Seth

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    A map of New-England, being the first that ever was here cut, and done by the best pattern that could be had, which being in some places defective, it made the other ... Scale ca. 1:900,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Oriented with north to the right. Relief shown pictorially. "This is a copy of the first map engraved in New England. Taken from one in Hubbard's Narrative of the troubles with the Indians in New England, supposed to have been published in 1677." "The figures that are joyned with the names of places are to distinguish such as have...
    • Contributor: Hubbard, William
    • Date: 1677
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    Manatvs gelegen op de Noot [sic] Riuier. Manuscript. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Covers New York City region. Pictorial map showing buildings and points of interest. Depths shown by soundings. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Described in Terrae incognitae, v. xvi, 1984. Richard W. Stephenson's The Henry Harrisse collection ... , p. 40; the third volume has binder's title "Manuscript maps of New-Netherland and Manhattan...
    • Contributor: Vinckeboons, Joan - Library of Congress
    • Date: 1670
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    Cities and Towns This category includes maps that depict individual buildings to panoramic views of large urban areas. These maps record the evolution of cities illustrating the development and nature of economic activities, educational and religious facilities, parks, street patterns and widths, and transportation systems.
    • Date: 1500

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