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The following maps have recently been discovered as missing from the Rare Book Division of The New York Public Library. If you have any information about, or know the location of, any of these maps please notify Michael Inman, Curator of Rare Books, at


NYPL Call Number Title of book from which map is missing Author Imprint Map Title
*KB 1632 (Champlain, S. de. Voyages de la Novvelle France occidentale (P. Le-Mvr)) Les voyages de la Novvelle France occidentale, dicte Canada / faits par le Sr de Champlain Xainctongeois, capitaine pour le roy en la marine du Ponant, & toutes les descouuertes qu'il a faites en ce païs depuis l'an 1603 jusques en l'an 1629 ...  Champlain, Samuel de, 1567–1635.  Paris : P. Le-Mvr, 1632. "Carte de la nouuelle france"
*KC 1666 (Brief description of the province of Carolina on the coasts of Floreda) A brief description of the province of Carolina on the coasts of Floreda. And more perticularly of a new-plantation begun by the English at Cape-Feare, on that river now by them called Charles-river, the 29th of May. 1664.  Horne, Robert London, Printed for R. Horne, 1666. "Carolina described"
*KC 1672 (Lederer, J. Discoveries of John Lederer) The discoveries of John Lederer, in three several marches from Virginia, to the west of Carolina, and other parts of the continent: begun in March 1669, and ended in September 1670. Together with a general map of the whole territory which he traversed. . . . Lederer, John London, Printed by J.C. for S. Heyrick, 1672. "A map of the whole territory traversed by John Lederer in his three marches"
*KB 1684 (Penn, W. Beschreibung der in America neu-erfundenen Provinz Pensylvanien) Beschreibung der in America neu-erfundenen Provinz Pensylvanien. Derer Jnwohner, Gesetz, Arth, Sitten und Gebrauch: auch sämtlicher Reviren des Landes, sonderlich der Haupt-Stadt Phila-Delphia Alles glaubwurdigst auss des Gouverneurs darinnen erstatteten Nachricht. Penn, William, 1644–1718. [Hamburg] Jn Verlegung bey H. Heuss, im Jahr 1684. "A portraiture of the City of Philadelphia"
*KB+ 1530 (Mela, P. Pomponii Melae De orbis sitv libri tres) Pomponii Melae De orbis sitv libri tres, accuratissime emerdati, vnà cum commentarijs Ioachimi Vadiani Heluetij castigatioribus, & multis in locis auctioribus factis: id quod cadidus lector obiter, & in transcursu facile deprehendet. . .  Mela, Pomponius. Lvtetiæ Parisiorvm, 1530. "Nova, Et Integra Vniversi Orbis Descriptio"
*KC 1624 (Stirling, W. A. Encouragement To Colonies) An Encouragement To Colonies Stirling, William Alexander, Earl of, 1567 or 8–1640. London Printed by William Stansby, 1624. "A Map of New Scotland"
*KSD Jesuits, no.40 Relation de ce qui s'est passe de plus remarquable aux Missions de Peres . . . Dablon, Claude A Paris, chez Sebastien Mabre-Cramoisy, Imprimeur du Roy . . . 1672 "Lac Svperievr et … les missions … comprises sovs le nom D'Ovtaovacs…"
*KC+ 1635 (Mercator, G. Historia Mvndi)  Historia Mvndi: Or Mercator's Atlas. Containing his Cosmographicall Description of the Fabricke and Figure of the World. Lately rectified in divers places, as also beautified and enlarged with new Mappes and Tables; By the ... industry of Ivdocvs Hondy. Englished by W.S. Mercator Gerhard, 1512–1594.  London, Printed by T. Cotes, for Michael Sparke and Samuel Cartwright, 1635. John Smith "Map of New England"  Ninth state.
*KC+ 1589 Hakluyt The principall navigations, voiages and discoveries of the English Nation Hakluyt, Richard, 1552?-1616 London: George Bishop and Ralph Newberie "A general map made onelye for the particular declaration of this discourse": a heart-shaped world map, originally published Humphrey Gilbert's Discourse of a Discoverie for a new passage to Cataia.
*KB 1613 (Champlain, S. de. Voyages dv sievr de Champlain Xaintongeois)  Les voyages dv sievr de Champlain Xaintongeois, capitaine ordinaire pour le Roy, en la marine. Divisez en devx livres. Champlain, Samuel de, 1567–1635.  A Paris, Chez Iean Berjon, rue S. Iaen de Beauuais, au Cheual volant, & en sa boutique au Palais, à la gallerie des prisonniers. 1613. Avec privilege dv Roy. "Carte Geographique de la Nouelle Franse en son vray mondia"
*KB 1524 (Cortés, H. Preclara Narratione di Ferdinan)  La preclara Narratione di Ferdinan / do Cortese della Nuoua Hispagna del Mare Oceano. . .  Cortés, Hernán, 1485–1547. [Colophon: Stampata in Venetia, per Bernardino de Viano / de Lexona Vercellese. Ad instantia de Bapt- / sta de Pederzani Brixiani. Anno domini. M.D.XXIIII. Adi. XX. Agosto] Facsimile of "A plan of Mexico City and the surrounding Gulf of Mexico area."   From the Latin edition, Nuremberg, 1524, with out the printed legends.