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    [Map of a part of the island of Cuba and of the Bahamas]. Relief shown pictorially. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 156 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault
    • Contributor: Vinckeboons, Joan
    • Date: 1650
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    A mapp of ye improved part of Pensilvania in America, divided into countyes, townships, and lotts Shows rural landholders' names and lots in Philadelphia, Chester, and Bucks Counties. First issue. Includes indexes of landholders, inset of "The city of Philadelphia, two miles in length and one in breadth," and coat of arms. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault
    • Contributor: Holme, Thomas - Harris, John - Lea, Philip
    • Date: 1687
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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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    [Chart of the Mediterranean, the coast of Portugal, and the northwest coast of Africa] Title devised by cataloguer. Oriented with north to the right. Contains 16 wind roses. Creator could be Giovanni Battista Cavallini, his son Pietro, or the Cavallini workshop. LC Nautical charts on vellum, 20. Pen-and-ink and goauche. Includes 3 bar scales in unidentified units and many illustrations throughout. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Cavallini, Giovanni Battista
    • Date: 1678
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    Urbs Salvador. Bird's-eye view. Relief shown pictorially. From the author's De Nieuwe en onbekende weereld ... 1671. Includes index and ill. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault
    • Contributor: Montanus, Arnoldus
    • Date: 1671
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    Asia. Relief shown pictorially. Includes notes, ill., and cartouche with text. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Fold-lined. LC copy imperfect: Margin in upper and lower left corner of sheet cut out. Pin holes in margins of all corners.
    • Contributor: Arnoldi, Arnoldo DI - Florimi, Matteo
    • Date: 1600
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    [Shandong, Zhili, Shengjing hai jiang tu]
    [山東, 直隷, 盛京海疆圖] | Coastal map of Shandong, Zhili, and Shengjing
    Scale ca. 1:125,000. Title supplied. Oriented with north to the left. Relief shown pictorially. Pictorial map. Shows coastal defenses of Shandong, Hebei, and Liaoning Provinces. Hummel gift 1962, no. 6. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Prev. call#: G7822.C6R4 1700 .S4 Vault Shelf AACR2
    • Contributor: Hummel, Arthur W. (Arthur William)
    • Date: 1634

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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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    Les Deserts D'Egypte, De Thabaide D'Arabie, De Sirie, &c. : ou Sont exactement Marques Les Lieux Habitez Par Les Saincts Peres Des Deserts. Relief shown pictorially. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Michallet, Estienne
    • Date: 1693
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    Planta de la muy yllustre ciudad de los reyes corte del reino del Peru : [Lima] Selected buildings shown pictorially. Pen-and-ink. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text, index, and col. ill.
    • Contributor: Principe, Bernardo Clemente
    • Date: 1674
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    Dordracvm ; Briela. Perspective map not drawn to scale. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Bird's-eye-view. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. From Pierre d'Avity's Newe archontologia cosmica, engraved by Matthaeus Merian. Indexed for points of interest. LC copy has stamp in lower left corner (823B) Ink inscription in upper right corner (68).
    • Contributor: Merian, Matthaeus - Avity, Pierre D
    • Date: 1646
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    Europae.
    Evropae
    Relief shown pictorially. Includes notes, ill., and cartouche with dedicaton and text. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Fold-lined. LC copy imperfect: Margin in upper and lower left corner of sheet cut out. Pin holes in margins of all corners.
    • Contributor: Arnoldi, Arnoldo DI - Florimi, Matteo
    • Date: 1600
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    Delineatio generalis Camporum Desertorum vulgo Ukraina : cum adjacentibus provinciis Scale ca. 1:1,750,000. Relief shown pictorially. Oriented with north to the bottom. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text in Latin and French and ill. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Beauplan, Guillaume Le Vasseur - Hondius, Willem
    • Date: 1648
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    A mapp of ye improved part of Pensilvania in America, divided into countyes, townships, and lotts Shows rural landholders' names and lots in Philadelphia, Chester, and Bucks Counties. Third issue. Includes indexes of landholders, inset of "The city of Philadelphia, two miles in length and one in breadth," and coat of arms. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault
    • Contributor: Holme, Thomas - Harris, John - Lea, Philip
    • Date: 1687
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    Terra sancta sive promissionis, olim Palestina recens delineata, et in lucem edita per Nicolaum Visscher. Relief shown pictorially. Appears in Nicolaes Visscher's Atlas contractus orbis terrarum. Exhibition: Jordanian Display, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., May 25-27, 2005. Includes inset showing the twelve tribes of Israel and ill. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Visscher, Nicolaes
    • Date: 1659
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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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    [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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    America, noviter delineata Relief shown pictorially. Includes insets of Greenland and Antarctica and ill. of native figures and town views in margins. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 45-83 Vault
    • Contributor: Hondius, Jodocus - Jansson, Jan
    • Date: 1622
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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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    Caerte vande Bay St. Tiago : gelegen op 't Eylant Cvba, op de Hoochtv van 20 1/2 graedt; aen de Zuyd land van Cuba. Relief shown pictorially and by gradient tints. Shows Santiago Bay and vicinity on the island of Cuba including pictorial presentation of the city of Santiago. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Attributed to Joan Vinckeboons by comparison with his other Dutch maps in Henry Harrisse collection. Described in Terrae incognitae, v. xvi, 1984. Richard W. Stephenson's The Henry Harrisse collection ... , p. 40; the first volume ...
    • Contributor: Vinckeboons, Joan
    • Date: 1639
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    Nova America descriptio Relief shown pictorially. Sheet issued as part of a set of 5 maps; one map covers entire world and 4 maps cover individual continents. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Control no.: 2001-25
    • Contributor: Visscher, Nicolaes - Jollain, Gérard
    • Date: 1657
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    Brasilia. From the author's De Nieuwe en onbekende weereld: of Beschryving van America en 't zuid-land..., 1671 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. LC copy mounted on cloth backing.
    • Contributor: Montanus, Arnoldus - Meurs, Jacob Van
    • Date: 1671
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    Taboas geraes de toda a navegação
    Mapas generales originales y universales des todo el orue con los puertos principales y fortalezas de Ambas Indias y una descripcion topographica de la region Austral Magallonica año de 1692
    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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    Exquisita & magno aliquot mensium periculo lustrata et iam retecta Freti Magellanici facies : eijgentlicke asbeeldinghe der Magellanischer Strate die nu met veel gevaers eitelijeke Maenden doorsien van nieus ondecktis. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. From Gerardus Mercator's Atlas sive Cosmographicae meditationes de fabrica mvndi et fabricati figvra. 1611. Oriented with north to the bottom. Includes panoramic view and col. ill. Text on verso. LC copy annotated in pencil in lower right margin: Gravure de 1570 par Ortelius. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Gift; ...
    • Contributor: Hondius, Jodocus
    • Date: 1611
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    Partie meridionale de l'Inde en deux presqu'isles l'une de ç̧à et l'autre de là le Gange Shows India south of the tropic of Cancer and Southeast Asia, including Indochina, Sumatra, and western Borneo. 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 - Somer, J.
    • Date: 1654