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America. Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection of English maps, charts, globes, books and atlases / Atlases / A pocket book : containing severall choice collections in arithmetick, astronomy, geometry, surveying, dialling, navigation, astrology, geography, measuring, gageing / by John Seller, hydrographer to the King.

Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection of English maps, charts, globes, books…

Mapa de Delli, en una còpia del segle XIX

Map Map of the worldAncient map World map poster by mapsandposters

Rogers, Peet & Co. Aerial Map of Manhattan in 1879

Rogers, Peet & Co. Aerial Map of Manhattan in 1879

Wonderful aerial map illustration of Manhattan in 1879 by J. Williams produced by the Rogers, Peet Co. Perspective map not drawn to scale.

Magnificent Maps: Cartography as Power, Propaganda, and Art | Brain Pickings  Psalter World Map (mappa mundi), 1265  Despite its small size, this is one of the ‘great’ medieval world maps. It is probably a copy of the lost map which adorned King Henry III's bedchamber in Westminster Palace from the mid-1230s. The original colors are intact. Showing east at the top, it is a visual encyclopedia, embracing ancient history, politics, scripture and ethnography as well as geography.

Magnificent Maps: Cartography as Power, Propaganda, and Art

Magnificent Maps: Cartography as Power, Propaganda, and Art Brain Pickings Psalter World Map (mappa mundi), 1265 Despite its small size, this is one of the ‘great’ medieval world maps. It is probably a copy of the lost map which adorned King Henry III

Finally, something that made it into the story: the maps of Abraham Ortelius.  Aodh's seduction of Katarina was a full-on assault: he meant to have her, and he aimed ruthlessly for all the hidden parts of her that he saw so well, including her adventurous spirit & her curiosity.  His wedding gift to her: a copy of Ortelius's map of the world.  :sigh:

This map is a part of an atlas known as the Queen Mary Atlas. Queen Mary commissioned the atlas in 1558 from the Portuguese mapmaker Diego Homen. Mary died before the atlas was finished, and after her death, the atlas was presented to Queen Elizabeth I.

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Part 2: 7. This country was under French colonial rule. The colonials left because after the French constitution was approved, the republic adopted another constitution but a year later left the Community and Niger proclaimed its independence.

Part This country was under French colonial rule. The colonials left because after the French constitution was approved, the republic adopted another constitution but a year later left the Community and Niger proclaimed its independence.

A plan of the Petit Trianon and its gardens, 1786, attributed to Richard Mique (1728-1794)

74 A plan of the Petit Trianon and its gardens, attributed to Richard Mique

Vintage infographic map Plan of Moscow (1789) | Ivan Marchenkov

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Oldest Known Accurate Road Map Of Britain  --  1360  --  No further reference provided.

Oldest Known Accurate Road Map Of Britain -- 1360 -- It's the Gough Map, held in the Bodleian and now available in digitized form.

Medieval Map of The Holy Land, the 16th century, English ~ P. D. A. Harvey's most recent book presented eight regional maps of Palestine, drawn between the 12th and the 14th centuries. Some of those maps survive as the work of the original mapmaker, most notably those of Matthew Paris; others are copies or derivatives of original maps that are now lost.

From the Medieval Medieval Maps of the Holy Land'. Image: The Acre map of Matthew Paris

Carta dell'antica Tenochtitlan, (Città del Messico) Pianta della città di autore sconosciuto,1524 Newberry Library, Chicago.

Map of Ancient Tenochtitlan, Mexico City was built atop this Aztec lake-town. "Nothing stays buried forever in Mexico." -- The Patron Saint of Plagues

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