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    [Maps of landholdings in the part of Prince George's County (Md.) that is now central Washington D.C.] Shows landholdings as of the 1790's. Depths shown by soundings. Title devised by cataloger. Manuscript--lead pencil tracings. Oriented with north to the right. Includes text and notes. LC copy lacks sections in center and along edges; mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 464 Vault DCP
    • Contributor: Beatty, Chas. (Charles) - Orme, Arch. (Archibald)
    • Date: 1667

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    L'Inde de ç̧à et de là le Gange ou est l'Empire du Grand Mogol et pays circonvoisins tirée de purchas et de diverses relations les plus nouvelles Relief shown pictorially. Coordinates given from an unidentified prime meridian. Appears in his Cartes generales de toutes les parties du monde, 1658. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy hand colored.
    • Contributor: Sanson, Nicolas - Mariette, Pierre - Somer, J.
    • Date: 1654
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    [Maps of Bermuda, Iceland, Jan Mayen Island, and Newfoundland]. Relief shown pictorially on some maps. Originally printed on 1 sheet. The maps appear on plate [166] in the author's Corso geografico universale. Venetia : A spefe dell' autore, 1692-[1694]. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 13-88 Vault
    • Contributor: Coronelli, Vincenzo
    • Date: 1692
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    New Yorke 1695. Facsimile. Original version: [New York? : s.n., 1695]. Includes index to points of interest. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Miller, John
    • Date: 1695
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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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    A new map of Virginia, Maryland, and the improved parts of Pennsylvania & New Jersey. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Date and attribution from On the Map, 1983 (Figure 24). First state of map published originally in 1685 by Christopher Browne with the imprint in the cartouche under the title. No longitude lines are given. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy annotated with pencil in bottom margin. Stamped...
    • Contributor: Browne, Christopher
    • Date: 1685
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    Virginia Relief shown pictorially. This map was issued with but not integral to Historia mundi, and is either inserted or pasted in some copies, appearing in various locations in the text. Phillips, 451 Phillips, 4255 Includes ill. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 24-85
    • Contributor: Hall, Ralph
    • Date: 1636
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    The Mississippi Relief shown pictorially. Shows trees, animals, and names of the Indian nations. Pen-and-ink and watercolor; detached from paper and mounted on cloth backing. "This is the copy of a sketch of the Mississippi River and country, contained in a manuscript map ... has the following title Carte génerale de la France septentrionale, contenant dans la dʹecouverte du pays des Ilinois ... made by the...
    • Contributor: Franquelin, Jean Baptiste Louis - Joliet, Louis
    • Date: 1682
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    The empire of the Great Turke in Europe, Asia, & Africa : divided into all its beglerbeglicz or governments in which are also distinguished the states that are tributary to him
    Dominions or empire of the Great Turke in Europe, Asia, and Africa :
    Covers the Ottoman Empire and adjacent regions of the Middle East. Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: Ferro. Originally printed on 2 sheets (western/eastern) now conjoined. LC copy imperfect: Fold-lined to form sheet quarters. Includes inset of Algerian littoral of Africa, bar scales for 5 different lengths of measurement, embellished title cartouche, and embellished bar-scale cartouche. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site...
    • Contributor: Berry, William - Sanson, Nicolas
    • Date: 1680
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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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    Nova totivs Americæ descriptio.
    Nova totius Americæ descriptio
    Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Vault
    • Contributor: Wit, Frederik De.
    • Date: 1660
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    America with those known parts in that unknowne worlde both people and manner of buildings. Scale ca. 1:30,000,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. "Are to be sold by Thomas Bassett in Fleet street and by Richard Chiswell in St. Pauls Churchyard." Includes text, inset of Greenland, col. illus. of native figures and town views in margins. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Speed, John - Goos, Abraham - Bassett, Thomas - Chiswell, Richard
    • Date: 1626
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    A mapp of Virginia discovered to ye hills, and in it's latt. from 35 deg. & 1/2 neer Florida to 41 deg. bounds of New England Relief shown pictorially. Based on a manuscript map drawn by John Farrer. Oriented with north to the right. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text, portrait of Sir Frances Drake, and ill. Vault
    • Contributor: Ferrar, John - Farrer, Virginia - Goddard, John - Overton, John
    • Date: 1667
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    A mapp of the travels and voyages of the apostles in their mission and in partiular of Saint Paul.
    Map of the travels and voyages of the apostles
    Relief shown pictorially. Includes scenes of apostles at bottom of sheet. Attributed to Richard Blome. Exhibition: Jordanian Display, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., May 25-27, 2005. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Blome, Richard
    • Date: 1680
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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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    Nova et rece terraum et regnorum Californae, nouae Hispaiae Mexicanae, et Peruviae. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Vault
    • Contributor: Tatton, Gabriel - Wright, Benjamin
    • Date: 1600
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    North America divided into its III principall [sic] parts. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. 2 copies, second copy has been ornamented by the addition of 4 ships in the sea. Vault
    • Contributor: Lea, Philip
    • Date: 1685
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    [Survey of Annapolis]. Scale 1:3,960; "Scale of 20 perches on an inch." Manuscript, pen and ink. Imperfect: Deteriorated along fold lines. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text and notes. Vault AACR2: 651/1
    • Contributor: Ridgely, Henry
    • Date: 1690
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    A description of the sea coasts ... in the East Indies
    Hack's descript of ye East Indies | Buccaneer atlas
    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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    A map of the improved part of the Province of Pennsilvania in America : begun by Wil. Penn, Proprietary & Governour thereof anno 1681
    Map of the Province of Pennsilvania containing the three countyes of Chester, Philadelphia & Bucks :
    Shows rural landholders' names, lot lines, and proprietary manors. Map content (as of 1687) does not differ from earlier eds. Title from upper border. Statement of dedication at upper left:To the worthey William Penn Esq., Proprietor of Pennsilvania in America, this map is humbly dedicated by Iohn Thornton & Robert Greene. Hand col. in pink watercolor to emphasize the map border; the map content...
    • Contributor: Holme, Thomas - Lamb, Francis - Greene, Robert - Thornton, John - Pennsylvania. Surveyor General
    • Date: 1687
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    A mapp of all the world projected in two hemispheres in which are exactly described all the parts of the Earth and seas Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Relief shown pictorially. Includes illustrated cartouche and coat of arms. Dedicated to Charles II. Shows California as an island. Shirley, R.W. Mapping of the world, 501 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Sanson, Nicolas - Berry, William
    • Date: 1680
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    North America divided into its principall parts where are distinguished the severall states which belong to the English, Spanish, and French
    North America divided into its pricipall parts, viz. Arctick lands, New North Wales, N. South Wales, N. Brittain, Canada, N. France, N. Scotland, N. England, N. York, N. Jarsey, Mary-Land, Virginia, Carolina, Florida, Mexico, the islands of New Found Land, California, the Antilles, in which are distinguished the severall countries as they are possessed by the English, Spanish, and French, &c.
    Relief shown pictorially. At upper right: Described by Sanson, corrected and amended by William Berry. Prime meridian: Ferro. Includes ill. Sectioned and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Berry, William - Sanson, Nicolas
    • Date: 1680
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    A new map of the country of Carolina. Oriented with north toward the right. Annotated in pencil on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Vault
    • Contributor: Gascoyne, Joel
    • Date: 1682
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    To Capt. John Wood this map of the world, drawn according to Mercators projection, is humbly dedicated
    Map of the world, drawn according to Mercators projection Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Relief shown pictorially. Shows California as an island. Includes the name "Pensilvania", so is a second state issued after 1682. Includes illustrations, north polar hemisphere, two compass roses and rhumb lines. Printed on two sheets and pasted together. Shirley, Rodney W. Mapping of the world. 1983, 472 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Morden, Robert - Berry, William
    • Date: 1690
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    Mediterranean Sea divided into its Principall parts or seas. Based on La Mer Mediterraneʹe divisee enses Principales Parties, ou Mers by Nicolas Sanson. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Berry, William - Sanson, Nicolas
    • Date: 1680