• [Portolan atlas of 9 charts and a world map, etc. Dedicated to Hieronymus Ruffault, Abbot of St. Vaast].

    [Portolan atlas of 9 charts and a world map, etc. Dedicated t...

    Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor, on vellum. Each double-page illumination (col. diagrs., col. maps) 21 x 29 cm. Compass rose on inside back cover. "Maps 1, 2, and 10 show America. No. 1 shows the Gulf of California which Ulloa discovered in 1539. On the same map Yucatan is shown as an island, and the east and west coasts of North and South America are ...

    • Contributor: Agnese, Battista
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1544

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  • Nova totius terrarum orbis geographica ac hydrographica tabula /

    Nova totius terrarum orbis geographica ac hydrographica tabula /

    Dated 1606 in statement of dedication. Relief shown pictorially. Described in: The mapping of the world / Rodney W. Shirley. London : Holland Press, 1983. No. 255, state 2. Includes ill. and 2 insets. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 1 map ; 30 x 45 cm.

    • Contributor: Blaeu, Willem Janszoon
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1606
  • America septentrionalis.

    America septentrionalis.

    Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 1 map

    • Original Format: Maps
  • Noua, et integra uniuersi orbis descriptio /

    Noua, et integra uniuersi orbis descriptio /

    Relief shown pictorially. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy mounted on paper, mounted on linen. DLC 1 map : hand col. ; 29 x 42 cm.

    • Contributor: Fine, Oronce
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1531
  • Planisphaerivm Aratevm sive Compages Orbivm Mvndanorvm ex hypothesi Aratea in plano expressa.

    Planisphaerivm Aratevm sive Compages Orbivm Mvndanorvm ex hyp...

    Appears in Andreas Cellarius' Harmonia macrocosmica. Amstelodami : Apud Gerardum Valk & Petrum Schenk, 1708. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy accompanied by photocopy. DLC LC copy hand colored. Stamped in blue ink in lower left margin: 309A. DLC 1 map : illustrations ; 44 x 53 cm

    • Contributor: Cellarius, Andreas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1708
  • [Genoese world map 1457].

    [Genoese world map 1457].

    Title from Stevenson's text. In lower right corner: E.O. Cockayne, Boston. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. See GA307 1457.G457 for text by E.L. Stevenson. LC copy mounted on cloth and laminated. DLC 1 map : color ; 47 x 81 cm.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1912
  • [Sphendonē], hoc est, fvnda Posidonii.

    [Sphendonē], hoc est, fvnda Posidonii.

    From Bertius' Ancient Geography. Paris, 1630. In Latin and Greek. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 1 map : col. ; 35 x 45 cm.

    • Contributor: Posidonius
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1630
  • Claudii Ptolemei viri Alexandrini mathematice discipline philosophi doctissimi Geographie opus nouissima traductione e Grecorum archetypis castigatissime pressum, ceteris ante lucubratorum multo prestantius ...

    Claudii Ptolemei viri Alexandrini mathematice discipline phil...

    Jacopo d'Angelo's Latin translation from the Greek of Ptolemy's Geographia. "This edition was commenced by ... Martin Waltzemüller ... about the year 1505 ... Mathias Ringmann ... was also employed on the work. The modern maps were prepared by Waltzemüller, and most of them--perhaps all--engraved as early as 1507. The completion of the text, however, was delayed; and in 1508 all of the material ...

    • Contributor: Ptolemy
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1513

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  • Antiquissima orbis delineatio.

    Antiquissima orbis delineatio.

    Ordway - 11 (color slide) Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. 1 map : col. ; 6 x 20 cm.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1905
  • Theatrum orbis terrarum.

    Theatrum orbis terrarum.

    Relief shown pictorially. Colophon: 20 Mai 1570. Catalogus auctorum includes 87 names. T.p. verso blank. Includes 53 map sheets, with descriptive text on verso. Staining from pigment on facing pages. Blank leaves inserted between map sheets. DLC Front cover displays the name and arms of Jean, comte de Hoya, bishop of Münster and Osnabrück (1566-74). DLC Phillips, 3389 Koeman, C. Atlantes Neerlandici, Ort 1A ...

    • Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1570

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  • Mappa totius mundi : adornata juxta observationes dnn. academiae regalis scientiarum et nonnullorum aliorum secundum annotationes recentissimas /

    Mappa totius mundi : adornata juxta observationes dnn. academ...

    Relief shown pictorially. Appears in Tobias Conrad Lotter's Atlas géographique de cent et huit cartes générales et spéciales. Augsburg, 1778. Includes note, ill., and ancillary maps of the northern hemisphere and southern hemisphere. Date principally obscured. DLC Vertically fold-lined in half, mounted on cloth. DLC Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 1 map : hand col. ; ...

    • Contributor: L'Isle, Guillaume De
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • Theatrum orbis terrarum.

    Theatrum orbis terrarum.

    Relief shown pictorially. Catalogus auctorum includes 92 names. Epigram on t.p. verso has 16 lines. Includes 53 map sheets, with descriptive text on verso. Phillips, 374, copy 1 Koeman, C. Atlantes Neerlandici, Ort 1 Includes "De Mona druidum insula" by H. Llwyd. Exhibited: A world of names, 1990. DLC Exhibited: Images of the World, 1984. DLC Available also through the Library of Congress Web ...

    • Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1570

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  • [Terrestrial globe gores].

    [Terrestrial globe gores].

    Relief shown pictorially. Title supplied by cataloger. Reissued by Giuseppe di Rossi in 1615. Dedication in upper hemisphere: Illmo. viro optimaraq. artium amatori et Fautori D. Paulo Mellino Romano ... In lower hemisphere: I. Hondius Lectori S. In locorum longitudine ... Longitudines incepimus non ab Insulis Fortunatis ut Ptolome[us], sed ab iis quae acores vocantur quod acus nautica ibi recta in septentrionem vergat Vale. ...

    • Contributor: Hondius, Jodocus
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1615
  • Nova totius terrarum orbis tabula /

    Nova totius terrarum orbis tabula /

    Relief shown pictorially. Includes col. ill. Insets: Polus arcticus -- Polus antarcticus -- Polus septentrionalis -- Systema mundi juxtamentem Claudii Ptolemaei Alexand -- Genuinum mundi systema secundum N. Copernici hypothesin -- Polus meridionalis. Mounted on cloth. DLC LC copy imperfect: Fold-lined vertically in half. Pin holes in cloth tape in all corners. DLC Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...

    • Contributor: Wit, Frederik De.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1660
  • Athanasii Kircheri e Soc. Jesu, Mundus subterraneus in XII libros digestus : quo divinum subterrestris mundi opificium, mira ergasteriorum naturae in eo distributio verbo pantámorphon Protei regnum : universae denique naturae majestas & divitiae summa rerum varietate exponuntur. Abitorum effectuum causae acri indagine inquisitae demonstrantur, cognitae per artis & naturae conjugium ad humanae vitae necessarium usum vario experimentorum apparatu, necnon novo modo & ratione applicantur.

    Athanasii Kircheri e Soc. Jesu, Mundus subterraneus in XII li...

    "Pantámorphon" in other title information transliterated from Greek. Vol. 2 has engraved special t.p. with title: Athanasii Kircheri e Soc. Jesu, Mundi subterranei tomus IIus., in V libros digestus. Engraved t.p. of both v. dated 1665. Vol. 1: [30], 346, [6] p.; [25] leaves of plates (some folded) ; v. 2: [12], 487, [9] p., [15] leaves of plates (some folded). Some plates printed ...

    • Contributor: Kircher, Athanasius
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1668
  • Noua orbis terrarum delineatio singulari ratione accommodata meridiano tabb. Rudolphi astronomicarum /

    Noua orbis terrarum delineatio singulari ratione accommodata ...

    Relief shown pictorially. Appears in Johannes Kepler's Tabvlæ Rudolphinæ. Ulm : Johannes Saur, 1627-30. Prime meridian based on the astronomer Tycho Brahe's observatory in Denmark. Map drawn in three parts (left to right): 1 half-hemisphere (15 cm. radius), 1 hemisphere (29 cm. in diameter), and 1 half-hemisphere (15 cm. radius). Shirley, Rodney W. Mapping of the world. 1983, p. 358-9 Bricker, Charles. Landmarks of ...

    • Contributor: Eckebrecht, Philipp
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1630
  • Orbis terrarum nova et accuratissima tabula /

    Orbis terrarum nova et accuratissima tabula /

    Relief shown pictorially. Appears in the author's Atlas minor. Amsterdam, 1690? Includes ancillary maps of north polar region and south polar region and col. ill. Mounted on cloth. DLC LC copy imperfect: Fold-lined vertically in half. Minor losses along upper half of fold. DLC Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 1 map : hand col. ; 2 ...

    • Contributor: Visscher, Nicolaes
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1690
  • [Nova et accuratissima totius terrarum orbis tabula].

    [Nova et accuratissima totius terrarum orbis tabula].

    Relief shown pictorially. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes col. ill. in margins. 1 map : col. ; 2 hemispheres each 39 cm. in diam., on sheet 51 x 77 cm.

    • Contributor: Blaeu, Joan
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1664
  • Vera totius expeditionis nauticæ : descriptio D. Franc. Draci ... /

    Vera totius expeditionis nauticæ : descriptio D. Franc. Draci...

    Shows routes around the world of Sir Francis Drake between 1577 and 1580 and Thomas Cavendish between 1586 and 1588. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Gift of the estate of Robert H. Power. DLC Includes text, 2 ancillary maps showing landing at California and Java, 2 ancillary views showing Drake's welcome at Moluccas and Drake's ship ...

    • Contributor: Hondius, Jodocus
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1595