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A 1595 edition of what is widely considered the first modern atlas. The Latin title translates to "Theater of the World" - an apt description for such a beautiful and historic book. For comparison our Rare Book Library also contains the first edition of this atlas published in 1570.

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  Maps Blank Calibration Cover, Back inside Cover, Back outside Cover, Front inside Cover, Front outside Illustration OML Barcode Spine Text Title Page

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Map Group Information

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 Afganistan, Algeria, Armenia, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Cambodia, China, Congo, Croatia, Czech Republic, Dominican Republic, Egypt, EgyptIsrael, Finland, FloridaIreland, France, FranceBelgium, Georgia, Germany, GermanyFrance, GermanyGermany, GermanyGermanyCzech RepublicCzech Republic, GermanyNetherlandsGermany, Greece, Haiti, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, ItalyArmenia, ItalyGreece, ItalyGreeceGreece, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Krygyzstan, Kuwait, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, LebanonEgyptLybia, Lithuania, Luxemburg, LuxemburgBelgium, Lybia, LybiaCyprus, LybiaIsraelAlbania, Macedonia, Malaysia, Mexico, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, MoroccoBelgium, Myanmar, Netherlands, NetherlandsAustria, NetherlandsBelgium, NetherlandsDenmark, North Korea, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Peru, Philippines, Poland, PolandAustriaAustria, PolandBulgaria, Portugal, Puerto RicoUnited States, Quatar, Romania, RomaniaDenmark, Russia, RussiaEstonia, Saudi Arabia, Saudi ArabiaAlbania, Serbia, SerbiaItalyFrance, SlovakiaBulgaria, SlovakiaRomaniaLithuania, Slovenia, SloveniaBosnia & Herzegovina, SloveniaCroatia, SloveniaFrance, SloveniaHungaryAustria, South KoreaBangladesh, SpainCuba, SpainFranceAustria, Sri LankaIran, Sweden, Switzerland, SwitzerlandAlbania, SwitzerlandBelgium, SwitzerlandBosnia & Herzegovina, SwitzerlandSwitzerlandAustria, Syria, TunisiaAlbania, TunisiaAlgeria, TunisiaAngola, TunisiaTurkey, Turkey, TurkeyBosnia & Herzegovina, TurkeyBulgaria, Turkmenistan, UkraineFrance, UkrainePoland, UkraineRussia, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United KingdomIcelandBelarus, United KingdomUnited KingdomIrelandPortugalPortugal, Uzbekistan, UzbekistanCambodia, VietnamChina, Yemen



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Source Institution

Osher Map Library Smith Center For Cartographic Education

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