• Hiberniae, Britannicae Insvlae nova descripto.

    Relief shown pictorially. Phillips, 406 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. 1 map ; 34 x 47 cm.

    • Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1598
  • Die neuwen Inseln, so hinder Hispanien gegen Orient bey dem land India ligen.

    Relief shown pictorially. South America labeled in German, geographic features otherwise in Latin. Appears in the author's Cosmographei. Basel, Switzerland. 1550. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Exhibited: Rivers, edens, empires: Lewis & Clark and the revealing of America, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., July 24-Nov. 29, 2003. Fold-lined. DLC 1 map : hand col. ; 26 ...

    • Contributor: Münster, Sebastian
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1550
  • Description du pays armorique à pres Bretaigne.

    Scale ca. 1:1,100,000. Relief shown pictorially. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. map 34 x 47 cm.

    • Contributor: [Tavernier, Melchoir]
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1594
  • [Portolan chart of the Mediterranean, the Black Sea, and the coasts of Europe and northwest Africa].

    Portolan chart with seaport names given for all coastlines. Title devised by cataloguer. Contains 4 compass roses in a circle centered in Italy to the north of Rome and half of a fifth on the trimmed center left edge. Pen-and ink in brown, red, and green, with possible traces of gilding. The chart appears to have been cropped at the left and possibly the ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1500
  • Vniversale descrittione di tvtto il monde /

    Relief shown pictorially. Probably the second state of the map. Differs from the first state in the reworking of Tierra del Fuego to include the Straits of Magellan. Presents Staten Island, west of Tierra del Fuego, as an island, presumably based on the observations of Hendrik Brouwer in 1643. Differs from the state owned by the Harry Ransom Center by the presence of a ...

    • Contributor: Rosaccio, Giuseppe
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1643
  • [Da Ming yu di tu].

    Title supplied. Copy imperfect: acquired copy has holes on some pages. DLC Includes text. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Gift; Warner purchase; 1929, no. 10. Shows 18 maps, includes 13 provinces, 2 zhili, and general maps during (嘉靖年間) Jianjing period. Taiwan is not shown, and Macau is not marked in this atlas. Covers Bei Zhili, Nan ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1547

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  • 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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  • [San Juan de Ulúa /

    Ground plan of a projected fortress. In black ink, with a part in yellow watercolor, on vellum. Mounted on cloth. Kraus, H.P. Sir Francis Drake, 47 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Gift of Hans P. and Hanni Kraus. DLC 1 ms. map : col. ; 71 x 64 cm.

    • Contributor: Eraso, Cristóbal De.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1570
  • Atlas sive Cosmographicæ meditationes de fabrica mvndi et fabricati figvra.

    The first part, originally published in 1585, is composed of three fascicles, each with a special t. p.: Galliæ tabulę geographicæ ; Belgii Inferioris geographicæ tabulę ; Germaniae tabulę geographicæ. The second part, originally published in 1589, has special t. p.: Italiae, Sclavoniæ, et Graeciæ tabulę geographicę. The third part, under whose title the work is published, precedes the first and second parts. Left ...

    • Contributor: Mercator, Gerhard
    • Original Format: Books - Maps
  • 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 All sheets bear a watermark of a triple pointed crown. DLC Two stamps on verso of upper left hand sheet: Fürstl. Waldburg Wolfegg'sches Kupferstichkabinett -- Furstl. Waldbg. Wolf. Bibliothek. DLC Exhibited: Rivers, ...

    • Contributor: Waldseemüller, Martin
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1507
  • Das heilig Lande mit Ausztheilung der zwoelff Geschlechter.

    Relief shown pictorially. Title and text in German. Place names in Latin. Appears in Sebastian Munster's Cosmographey. Basel : Sebastian Petri, 1588. Exhibition: Jordanian Display, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., May 25-27, 2005. DLC Includes notes. LC copy imperfect: Central fold line with 2 stains at center, mended tear in central right margin. DLC Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as ...

    • Contributor: Münster, Sebastian
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1588
  • [Map and views illustrating Sir Francis Drake's West Indian voyage, 1585-6].

    The first engraving is a map of Drake's voyage [showing Europe, western Africa, northern South America, and eastern North America]; the four other engravings consist of bird's-eye battle plan views of the cities of Santiago, Santo Domingo, Cartagena, and St. Augustine, Florida. 4 bird's-eye views and 1 map. Relief shown pictorially on bird's-eye views. Voyage map in English; city maps in Latin. Title supplied ...

    • Contributor: Boazio, Baptista
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1589

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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 Library of Congress, v. 6, no. 3 (May 1949), p. 18-20. Includes texts in cartouche, statements of dedication, coats-of-arms, ill. of allegorical figure "Victoria", and ill. of sailing ships at sea and ...

    • Contributor: Gutiérrez, Diego
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1562
  • Von den newen Inseln : der Statt Themistitan in den newen Inseln gelegen/figurierung.

    Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy annotated in ink: "From an unidentified German edition of Sebastian Münster's Cosmographia Universalis, 1597 or later. Bought from Salvation Army." 1 map ; 17 x 16 cm.

    • Contributor: Münster, Sebastian
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1597
  • Expeditionis Hispanorum in Angliam vera descriptio. Anno Do: M D LXXXVIII.

    Intended to accompany: Ubaldini, Petruccio. A discourse concerninge the Spanishe fleete invadinge Englande in the yeare 1588. Some of the plates are signed by Robert Adams, artist, and Augustine Ryther, engraver. The legends are in English. Kraus, H.P. Sir Francis Drake, 51 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Gift of Hans P. and Hanni Kraus. DLC LC ...

    • Contributor: Adams, Robert
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1589

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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. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 3 maps on 1 sheet : hand col. ; 32 x 21 cm. or smaller, sheet 44 x 56 ...

    • Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1584
  • [Portolan atlas of 9 charts and a world map, etc. Dedicated to Hieronymus Ruffault, Abbot of St. Vaast].

    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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  • [Portolan chart of the Mediterranean and Black Seas with the west coast of Spain and Portugal] /

    Portolan chart with seaport names given for all coastlines. Title devised by cataloguer. Fragmentary signature on upper right portion leading into neck reads "Io Placid...". Oriented with north to the right (indicated by fleurs-de-lys). Contains 10 small and 4 large compass roses centered on Sicily. LC Nautical charts on vellum, 14. Pen-and-ink and goauche, with traces of gilding. Includes 2 scale bars (unidentified units), ...

    • Contributor: Oliva, Placido
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1575
  • [Portolan atlas of the Mediterranean Sea, western Europe, and the northwest coast of Africa].

    Title supplied by cataloger. Attributed to Joan Oliva by John Wolter in A portolan atlas of the Mediterranean Sea and western European waters, with a world map, 1987. Pen-and-ink and watercolor on vellum. World map painted on paper affixed to vellum. Six blank paper pages precede and follow the 10 vellum pages of maps. Circular watermarks on pp. [3] and [19]. Bound in contemporary ...

    • Contributor: Oliva, Joan
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1590

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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 a circle centered on Sicily, 2 additional roses in Iberia, and rhumb lines connecting all roses and some central points without roses. Manuscript: pen-and-ink (brown) and dark watercolors. LC Nautical charts on ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1550
  • [Geografia tavole moderne di geografia].

    Relief shown pictorially. Some maps entirely in Italian, some maps entirely in Latin. Title derived by cataloger from title page of bound Lafréry atlas. Seventeen loose sheets that appear in atlases sold by Antoine Lafréry. Phillips, 5917 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. [1] Septemtrionalium regionum Suetiae Gothiae Norvegiae Daniae et terrarum adiacentium recens exactaq. descriptio Michaelis ...

    • Contributor: Lafréry, Antoine
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1575

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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 as a raster image. Includes col. ill. Imperfect: Some tears on edge and several holes. 1 ms. map : col., vellum ; 33 x 85 cm.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1500
  • [La Coruña. El Ferrol, Spain]

    Pen and water colors on vellum. Both maps oriented with north to the bottom. Kraus, H.P. Sir Francis Drake, 50a Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Gift of Hans P. and Hanni Kraus. DLC 2 ms. map on one sheet : col. ; 50 x 35 cm. and 50 x 34 cm. on sheet 52 x 71 ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1589
  • Americæ pars, nunc Virginia dicta : primum ab Anglis inuenta, sumtibus Dn. Walteri Raleigh, Equestris ordinis Viri, Anno Dn̄i. MDLXXXV regni Vero Sereniss. nostræ Reginæ Elisabethæ XXVII, hujus vero Historia peculiari Libro ...

    Scale ca. 1:1,700,000. Has watermark. Oriented with north to the right. Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. Pictorial map. Covers coastal region from Cape Fear to Chesapeake Bay. From Thomas Hariot's A briefe and true report of the new found land of Virginia, 1590. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 1 map ; 31 x 42 cm.

    • Contributor: White, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1590
  • 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 P. and Hanni Kraus. DLC 1 map ; 24 x 44 cm.

    • Contributor: Sype, Nicola Van
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1581