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  • Peruuiae avriferæ regionis typus /

    Shows portion of Central America, northwestern South America, southern United States, and coast of Tamaulipas in Mexico. Relief shown pictorially. Appears in the author's Theatrum orbis terrarum. Includes ill. Text on verso. ...

    Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham
    Site/Collection: Geography and Map Division - Louisiana: European Explorations and the Louisiana Purchase - Discovery and Exploration - American Memory - Catalog
    Original Format: Maps
    Date: 1584
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  • [Portolan chart of the Pacific coast from Guatemala to northern Peru with the Galapagos Islands].

    Spanish. Title supplied by cataloger. Pen-and-ink; black, blue, green, and red. Trimmed to a rough rectangle. Matted and mounted between sheets of transparent lucite. LC Luso-Hispanic world, 28 LC Nautical charts on ...

    Site/Collection: Geography and Map Division - Discovery and Exploration - American Memory - Catalog
    Original Format: Maps
    Date: 1565
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  • Americae sive qvartae orbis partis nova et exactissima descriptio /

    Covers North and South America with the adjacent seas. Relief shown pictorially. From the Rosenwald Collection, Library of Congress, no. 1303. Originally printed on 6 sheets. Described in Quarterly Journal of the ...

    Contributor: Gutiérrez, Diego - Gutiérrez, Diego
    Site/Collection: Geography and Map Division - Discovery and Exploration - Mapping the National Parks - Additional Conservation and Environment Cartographic Items - American Memory - Catalog
    Original Format: Maps
    Date: 1562
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  • Universalis cosmographia secundum Ptholomaei traditionem et Americi Vespucii alioru[m]que lustrationes.

    Relief shown pictorially. First document known to name America. Red ink grid on 2 sheets. Text applied over blank areas on 2 sheets. Manuscript annotations in the margin of 1 sheet. DLC ...

    Contributor: Waldseemüller, Martin - Waldseemüller, Martin
    Site/Collection: Geography and Map Division - Discovery and Exploration - American Memory - Catalog
    Original Format: Maps
    Date: 1507
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  • [Portolan chart of the Mediterranean and connecting seas].

    Portolan chart with seaport names given for all coastlines. Does not cover Black Sea. Title devised by cataloguer. Oriented with north to the right (indicated by fleurs-de-lys). Contains 11 compass roses in ...

    Site/Collection: Geography and Map Division - Discovery and Exploration - American Memory - Catalog
    Original Format: Maps
    Date: 1550
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  • [La Coruña. El Ferrol, Spain]

    Ink on paper. Kraus, H.P. Sir Francis Drake, 50b Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Gift of Hans P. and Hanni Kraus. DLC 2 ms. ...

    Site/Collection: Rare Book and Special Collections Division - Geography and Map Division - General Maps - Discovery and Exploration - The Kraus Collection of Sir Francis Drake - American Memory - Catalog
    Original Format: Maps
    Date: 1589
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  • [Portolan chart of the Pacific coast from Mexico to northern Chile].

    Spanish? Title supplied by cataloger. Pen-and-ink; black, brown, green, and red. Trimmed to a rough rectangle. Matted and mounted between sheets of transparent lucite. Available also through the Library of Congress Web ...

    Site/Collection: Geography and Map Division - Discovery and Exploration - American Memory - Catalog
    Original Format: Maps
    Date: 1500
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  • La herdike enterprinse faict par le Signeur Draeck D'Avoir cirquit toute la Terre /

    Includes two inset maps and a portrait of Francis Drake. Kraus, H.P. Sir Francis Drake, 48 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Gift of Hans ...

    Contributor: Sype, Nicola Van
    Site/Collection: Rare Book and Special Collections Division - Geography and Map Division - Discovery and Exploration - The Kraus Collection of Sir Francis Drake - American Memory - Catalog
    Original Format: Maps
    Date: 1581
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