General Atlases

  • Ortelius Atlas

    Abraham Ortelius: Theatrvm orbis terrarvm. An important part of the Geography and Map Division holdings is its atlas collection, consisting of more than fifty-three thousand atlases. One of the most valuable components of the atlas collection is the numerous editions of the revolutionary mapbook Theatrum Orbis Terrarum by Abraham Ortelius (1527-1598), a Flemish scholar and geographer.

  • Agnese Atlas

    [Portolan atlas of 9 charts and a world map, etc. Dedicated to Hieronymus Ruffault, Abbot of St. Vaast]. (1544)

  • Geographical Fun Atltas

    Geographical fun : being humourous outlines of various countries, with an introduction and descript ive lines / by "Aleph".