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    Wu bei zhi

    Wood block print. "Juan 240" shows Zheng He's voyager route from Nanjing, passing through South East Asia, Indian Ocean, Red Sea, all the way to Persian Gulf. Early Qing Dynasty ed., prefaced Tianqi 1 (1621). Juan (chapter) 240 is one of 80 volumes in 8 cases (30 x 19 cm.). "Wu bei zhi juan er bai si shi." Available also through the Library of ...

    • Contributor: Mao, Yuanyi
    • Date: 1644

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    Le theatre du monde, ou, Novvel atlas

    Relief shown pictorially. French text. Maps in Latin. Maps by numerous cartographers, as well as Willem and Joan Blaeu. Koeman, C. Atlantes Neerlandici, Bl 16 A Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy assembled from loose sheets. LC copy imperfect: Lacking 16 maps: Nova totius terrarum orbis geographica ac hydrographica tabula -- Regiones sub polo arctico ...

    • Contributor: Blaeu, Willem Janszoon - Blaeu, Joan
    • Date: 1647

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    Taboas geraes de toda a navegação

    Relief shown pictorially. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 8 Orientation varies. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Preface (4 p.) and last map created and added in 1692 by Don Francisco de Seixas y Lovera. Some staining and acid-transfer throughout. Bound in white paper in 1983. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Albernaz, João Teixeira - Attayde, Jeronimo De. - Seixas Y Lovera, Francisco De.
    • Date: 1630

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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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    Carte de la découverte faite l'an 1673 dans l'Amérique septentrionale.

    Oriented with north to the right. Relief shown pictorially. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Marquette, Jacques - Liebaux
    • Date: 1681
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    Carte de la decouverte faite l'an 1673 dans l'Amerique Septentrionale

    Oriented with north to the right. Relief shown pictorially. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Marquette, Jacques - Liebaux
    • Date: 1681
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    Toonneel der steden van de Vereenighde Nederlanden, met hare beschrijvingen

    Dutch. Some maps in Latin. Phillips, 3076 Koeman's Atlantes Neerlandici, 43:121.1 Date from Koeman's Atlantes Neerlandici from the list of burgomasters elected in 1652 in the text about Delft. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Engraved title page with letterpress title pasted on. LC copy bound in cream vellum, embossed and gilded.

    • Contributor: Blaeu, Joan
    • Date: 1652

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    La Germanie inférieure de Petrus Keerius : c'est à dire: Nouvelles et exactes cartes géographiques des XVII provinces dicelle

    Relief shown pictorially. "Montanus expanded the text, Pieter van den Keere's Germania inferior, 1617"--Tooley's Dict. of mapmakers, Rev. ed. K-P, p. 272. Issued in slip case. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: Stains on some pages. Includes index.

    • Contributor: Keere, Pieter Van Den - Montanus, Petrus
    • Date: 1622

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    A description of the sea coasts ... in the East Indies

    Covers the coasts of eastern Africa, India, and the East Indies. Relief shown pictorially. Each drawing bears a brief description with soundings, distances and facts regarding anchorages and navigation of rivers which might be of value in pirating activities. This atlas is known as the "Buccaneer atlas" because it results from the experience of Hacke in association with Captain Bartholomew Sharpe, the notorious Buccaneer ...

    • Contributor: Hacke, William
    • Date: 1690

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    Korte beschryvinge van de landschappen des werelts enz.

    Scales vary. Title from leather label on cover. Label has monogram E. B. de V., surmounted by a crown. Maps, not dated, intended to be bound in a Bible, but assembled in a modern half Morocco binding. The maps have privileges, not dated, for 15 years, granted to N. Visscher by the states of Holland and West Friesland. Maps 3, 4, and [5] each ...

    • Contributor: Visscher, Nicolaes - Visscher, Claes Jansz - Broeck, Abraham Van Den
    • Date: 1660
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    Plantas das fortalezas, pagodes & ca. da ilha de Ceilão.

    Relief shown pictorially only on map of Ceylon as a whole. Date annotated in pencil on title page. Pen-and-ink over pencil. Watercolor also on maps of Colombo, Negombo, and Ceylon as a whole. Watermarks: pennant on a staff flanked by a G and a 3 or a B; circle divided into quarters topped with a d and an S. Bound in vellum with liquid ...

    • Date: 1650

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    Novvs 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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    Xia lan zhi zhang.

    Covers Beijing, Nanjing, Shandong, Shanxi, Shanxi, Henan, Huguang, Sichuan, Zhejiang, Jiangxi, Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Yunan, Guizhou, Nü zhen du si wei suo, Dong nan zhu yi, Xi bei zhu yi of Ming Dynasty. Cover title. Pen-and-ink. "Hai wai you jie"--T.p. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes astronomy chart. Gift; Arthur William Hummel; 1930, no. 1. Previous ...

    • Contributor: Hummel, Arthur W. (arthur William)
    • Date: 1647

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    [Tian di tu]

    Shows celestial sphere, China as a whole, and 15 provinces fo the Ming Dynasty, Chinese Turkestan, and the "South Seas", including Japan, Philippines, Java, Sumatra, Calicut, Bagdad, etc. Covers Beijing, Henan, Zhejiang, Jiangxi, Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Nanjing, Shandong, Sichuan, Shaanxi, Shanxi, Huguang, Yunan, Guizhou, Dongbei Nüzhe, Dong nan zhu yi, and Xi bei zhu yi. Wood block print with place names labeled by hand. ...

    • Contributor: Zuo, Junheng - Hummel, Arthur W. (arthur William)
    • Date: 1601

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    Fen ye yu tu.

    Covers Beijing, Nanjing, and 13 other provinces of Ming Dynasty. Cover title. Pen-and-ink. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes astronomy chart. Previous call no.: G2305.F4

    • Date: 1601

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    Guangdong yu tu

    Wood block print. Includes text which explains boundaries and distance. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Previous call no.: G2308.K8W82 1685 Vault

    • Contributor: Jiang, Yi - Han, Zuodong
    • Date: 1685
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    [Quanzhou Fu yu di tu shuo].

    Covers land and territory in Quanzhou Prefecture. Shows cities, towns, and military posts in Quanzhou fu. Title supplied. Previous supplied title: Quanzhou fu tu shuo. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: Fragile, torn at fold lines. Previous call no.: G2308.F8F9

    • Date: 1602

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    The figure of the World.

    In upper right corner: p. 2. includes text and 4 diagrams. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy has red-bordered label affixed to verso, with 516/1 written in ink. Left margin trimmed.

    • Date: 1650
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    [Three maps of the cosmological systems of Ptolemy, Copernicus, and Brahe].

    Title supplied by cataloger. Includes text. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy assembled from three separate maps, trimmed and mounted on sheet. LC copy imperfect: loss in center of lower margin of Copernican map.

    • Contributor: Fer, Nicolas De
    • Date: 1669
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    Kun yu wan guo quan tu

    Relief shown pictorially. Title from Web page (viewed on April 20, 2010). Sheets individually numbered, e.g. Si fu. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Online version of the map on an exhibition at the Library of Congress that opened from Jan. 12 to April 17, 2010. The main map shows an oval shaped world map, includes insets ...

    • Contributor: Ricci, Matteo - Library of Congress. National Digital Library Program - Library of Congress. Geography and Map Division
    • Date: 1602

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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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    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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    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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    Noua 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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    Vniversale descrittione di tvtto il monde

    Relief shown pictorially. Probably the second state of the map. Differs from the first state in the reworking of Tierra del Fuego to include the Straits of Magellan. Presents Staten Island, west of Tierra del Fuego, as an island, presumably based on the observations of Hendrik Brouwer in 1643. Differs from the state owned by the Harry Ransom Center by the presence of a ...

    • Contributor: Rosaccio, Giuseppe
    • Date: 1643