• Map
    [Portolan atlas of the Mediterranean Sea, western Europe, and the northwest coast of Africa]. Title supplied by cataloger. Attributed to Joan Oliva by John Wolter in A portolan atlas of the Mediterranean Sea and western European waters, with a world map, 1987. Pen-and-ink and watercolor on vellum. World map painted on paper affixed to vellum. Six blank paper pages precede and follow the 10 vellum pages of maps. Circular watermarks on pp. [3] and [19]. Bound in contemporary ...
    • Contributor: Oliva, Joan
    • Date: 1590

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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?
  • Collection
    [CIA terrain board collection]. The collection consists of 34 groups of manuscript terrain maps of various regions of the world, prepared using Swiss "ridge and valley" techniques by the Central Intelligence Agency's terrain specialists. The base terrain maps (shaded relief and lowland tints) were drawn on boards created from two sheets of paper fused to an aluminum core. The boards are accompanied by 1 to 4 manuscript overlays ...
    • Contributor: United States. Central Intelligence Agency
    • Date: 1958

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    [Heezen-Tharp collection]. Consists of a wide variety of materials relating to an effort to map ocean floors carried out by the Lamont-Doherty Earth Science Observatory of Columbia University. This work was accomplished by geologist Bruce C. Heezen and oceanographer/cartographer Marie Tharp. The materials included maps, preliminary drawings, earth science data, precision depth recordings, scientific and technical reports, papers, correspondence, cruise logbooks, printing masters, reproducibles, and globes. ...
    • Contributor: Heezen, Bruce C. - Tharp, Marie
    • Date: 1957
  • Map
    Da Qing tong shu zhi gong wan guo jing wei di qiu shi fang yu gu jin tu
    大清統屬職貢萬國經緯地球式方輿古今圖 / | Da Qing tong shu zhi gong wan guo jing wei di qiu shi | The Great Qing Dynasty world map of tribute-bearing countries with spherical coordinates, past and present
    Scale ca. 1:60,000,000. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Shows the world in 2 hemispheres. Also shows coordinates and dotted lines on the map. Based on "Zhi fang hui lan si yi tu shuo" produced in 1794. Prime meridian: Beijing LC copy imperfect: very fragile, some pieces missing. Includes text and insets of the complete map of the world and complete map of the 4 oceans. Available ...
    • Contributor: Zhuang, Tingfu
    • Date: 1794