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Maps & Illustrations

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Maps & Illustrations

Description

This collection of maps and illustrated resources features items from our rare map and and rare book collection.

Items in the Maps & Illustrations Collection

Features ornamental cartouche in lower right featuring an elephant

- Ornamental cartouche with four female figures
- World map presented in two hemispheres
- Text describes "Theory of the Tides" by Isaac Newton and descriptions of "Trade Winds and Monsoons" by Edmund Halley
- Text below map describes all the…

A New and Correct Map of the World, Laid Down According to the Newest Discoveries, and from the Most Exact Observations, By Herman Moll Geographer
- Ornamental cartouche with coat of arms and surrounded by ships and mermaids
- World map in two hemispheres
- Shows coasting and trade winds

Insets:
1. North Pole
2. Ptolemean systeme
3. Copernican systeme
4. Appearance of the Sun
5.…

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