Highlights of the Clark Library Map Collection

The following rare and treasured items are a few of the highlights of the Clark Library's Map Collection.

Americae sive novi Orbis, nova Descriptio
By: Abraham Ortelius
Published: 1570
A map of the Americas 

Nuova Pianta di Roma
By:
Giambattista Nolli
Published: 1748
A map of Rome 

Plan of the Course of the Tiber
By: Giovanni Battista Piranesi
Published: 1746
A plan of the full course of the Tiber River that was commissioned by Pope Benedict XIV

Pocket Globe

Pocket Globe
By: unknown
Published: 1809
A globe that fits in the palm of the hand

Tableau Topographique des Environs de Paris
By: Guillaume Coutans
Published: 1880
The center four sheets of a sixteen-sheet topographical map of Paris 

 

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