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Title
Maps of the World
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Genres
Maps
Description
This collection of Maps of the World includes maps covering the all the continents and oceans together, in various two-dimensional projections, including double hemispheres, showing basic topographical features and/or, in some cases, topical themes. Maps date from the 16th century through the present day. Sectional maps from contiguous-area map series, plates from atlases, indexes, and other texts that accompany maps or that originated in atlases may also be found here. Maps depicting the World may also be found in other collections, including the Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection, the John H. Levine Collection, and the Atlases, Gazetteers, Guidebooks and Other Books collection. The maps in the Maps of the World collection have varying provenance. Some come from the Astor and Lenox libraries, which formed the foundation of NYPL's holdings; others were purchased by the Library or received as gifts from diverse sources over the years.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 6556d080-c6b6-012f-6324-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Maps of the World" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/6556d080-c6b6-012f-6324-58d385a7bc34

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Maps of the World" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 13, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/6556d080-c6b6-012f-6324-58d385a7bc34

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. Maps of the World Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/6556d080-c6b6-012f-6324-58d385a7bc34

Wikipedia Citation

<ref name=NYPL>{{cite web | url=https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/6556d080-c6b6-012f-6324-58d385a7bc34 | title= (cartographic) Maps of the World|author=Digital Collections, The New York Public Library |accessdate=June 13, 2021 |publisher=The New York Public Library, Astor, Lenox, and Tilden Foundations}}</ref>

Maps of the World