• [Portolan chart of the Mediterranean, the Black Sea, and the coasts of Europe and northwest Africa].

    [Portolan chart of the Mediterranean, the Black Sea, and the ...

    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: 15??
  • 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 descripta est, additis etiam Indigenarum Iconibus /

    Americæ pars, nunc Virginia dicta : primum ab Anglis inuenta,...

    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. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: White, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1590
  • [La Coruña. El Ferrol, Spain]

    [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.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1589
  • Das heilig Lande mit Ausztheilung der zwoelff Geschlechter.

    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. Includes notes. LC copy imperfect: Central fold line with 2 stains at center, mended tear in central right margin. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ...

    • Contributor: Münster, Sebastian
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1588
  • Portugalliae : que olim Lusitania, nouissima & exactissima descriptio /

    Portugalliae : que olim Lusitania, nouissima & exactissima de...

    "... anno MCCCCCLX." Oriented with north to the right. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes col. ill. Text on verso. On verso: 14. Filed with Eastham Collection in G&M Vault: EA 225-A: ga61 02-20-2013

    • Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1579
  • Atlas sive Cosmographicae meditationes de fabrica mvndi et fabricati figvra.Dvisbvrgi Clivorvm [1595]

    Atlas sive Cosmographicae meditationes de fabrica mvndi et fa...

    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
    • Date: 1595

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  • [Da Ming yu di tu].

    [Da Ming yu di tu].

    Title supplied. Copy imperfect: acquired copy has holes on some pages. Includes text. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Gift; Warner purchase; 1929, no. 10. Previous call number: G2305 .D3 1566 Vault Shelf 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 ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1547

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  • Vniversale descrittione di tvtto il monde /

    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
  • 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. Exhibited: Images of the World, 1984. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as ...

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

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  • [Geografia tavole moderne di geografia].

    [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.

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

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  • Maps: Bach to Baseball Cards - Conservation Highlights (Preservation, Library of Congress)

    Maps: Bach to Baseball Cards - Conservation Highlights (Prese...

    Maps - Bach to Baseball Cards: Preserving the Nation's Heritage at the Library of Congress

    • Original Format: Maps - Web Pages
    • Date: 1540
  • Maps: Bach to Baseball Cards - Conservation Highlights (Preservation, Library of Congress)

    Maps: Bach to Baseball Cards - Conservation Highlights (Prese...

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    • Original Format: Maps - Web Pages
    • Date: 1570
  • Von den newen Inseln : der Statt Themistitan in den newen Inseln gelegen/figurierung.

    Von den newen Inseln : der Statt Themistitan in den newen Ins...

    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." Vault

    • Contributor: Münster, Sebastian
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1597
  • Floridae Americae provinciae recens & exactissima descriptio auctorè Iacobo le Moyne cui cognomen de Morgues, qui Laudōnierum, altera Gallorum in eam prouinciam nauigatione comitat est, atque adhibitis aliquot militibus ob pericula, regionis illius interiora & maritima diligentissimè lustrauit, & exactissimè dimensus est, obseruata etiam singulorum fluminum inter se distantia, ut ipsemet redux Carolo .IX. Galliarum regi, demonstrauit.

    Floridae Americae provinciae recens & exactissima descriptio ...

    Relief shown pictorially. Shows Florida region, northeastern coastline, Port Royal, Fort Caroline, Cuba, rivers, cities, and other geographical entities. Mounted on cloth backing. Published in Le Moyne's Brevis narratio eorum quae in Florida Americae provincia Gallis acciderunt ... 1591, pt. 2 of Théodore de Bry's Great voyages. Accompanied by a reduced reproduction, with missing medallion and part of title and scale bar cut-off. (1 ...

    • Contributor: Le Moyne De Morgues, Jacques
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1591
  • Maps: Bach to Baseball Cards - Conservation Highlights (Preservation, Library of Congress)

    Maps: Bach to Baseball Cards - Conservation Highlights (Prese...

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    • Original Format: Maps - Web Pages
    • Date: 1570
  • Vniversale descrittione di tvtta la terra conoscivta fin qvi.

    Vniversale descrittione di tvtta la terra conoscivta fin qvi.

    Relief shown pictorially. Based on an earlier map by Giacomo Gastaldi. From the Rosenwald Collection, Library of Congress, no. 1304. Originally printed on 2 sheets, each 48 x 40 cm. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text and ill. Vault

    • Contributor: Forlani, Paolo
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1565
  • Hiberniae, Britannicae Insvlae nova descripto.

    Hiberniae, Britannicae Insvlae nova descripto.

    Relief shown pictorially. Phillips, 406 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Filed with Eastham Collection in G&M Vault: EA 20-A: ga61 02-20-2013

    • Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1598
  • [Portolan chart of the Pacific coast from Guatemala to northern Peru with the Galapagos Islands].

    [Portolan chart of the Pacific coast from Guatemala to northe...

    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 vellum, 9 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes col. ill. Imperfect: Some tears on edge and several holes.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1565
  • [San Juan de Ulúa /

    [San Juan de Ulúa /

    Watercolor on vellum. Upper corners damp marked, with very slight marking of the drawing. Mounted on cloth. Kraus, H.P. Sir Francis Drake, 46 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Gift of Hans P. and Hanni Kraus.

    • Contributor: Eraso, Cristóbal De.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1570
  • S. Augustini : pars est terra Florida, sub latitudine 30 grad, ora vero maritima humilior est, lancinata et insulosa.

    S. Augustini : pars est terra Florida, sub latitudine 30 grad...

    Scale not given. Oriented with north to the right. Relief shown pictorially. Pictorial map. Includes text in rectanglar cartouche. Kraus, H.P. Sir Francis Drake, 49 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Gift of Hans P. and Hanni Kraus. G3934.S2 1589 .B6 Copy 1 previously shelved under: G3934.S2 1589 .W4 Copy 1. he01 2009-05-04.

    • Contributor: Boazio, Baptista - White, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1589
  • [Map and views illustrating Sir Francis Drake’s West Indian voyage, 1585

    [Map and views illustrating Sir Francis Drake's West Indian v...

    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: Books - Maps
    • Date: 1589

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  • [San Juan de Ulúa /

    [San Juan de Ulúa /

    Ground plan of a projected fortress.

    • Contributor: Eraso, Cristóbal De.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1570
  • 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.

    • Contributor: Fine, Oronce
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1531
  • [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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  • Americae sive qvartae orbis partis nova et exactissima descriptio /

    Americae sive qvartae orbis partis nova et exactissima descri...

    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
  • Maps: Bach to Baseball Cards - Conservation Highlights (Preservation, Library of Congress)

    Maps: Bach to Baseball Cards - Conservation Highlights (Prese...

    Maps - Bach to Baseball Cards: Preserving the Nation's Heritage at the Library of Congress

    • Original Format: Maps - Web Pages
    • Date: 1540
  • Peruuiae avriferæ regionis typus /

    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. Vault

    • Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1584
  • [Chart of the Mediterranean, Black Sea, and the coasts of western Europe and northwest Africa] /

    [Chart of the Mediterranean, Black Sea, and the coasts of wes...

    Title devised by cataloguer. Catalan titles for illustrations. Latin statement of responsibility. Oriented with north to the right. Contains 5 wind roses. LC Nautical charts on vellum, 7. Pen-and-ink and goauche. Includes 2 bar scales in unidentified units, and many illustrations throughout. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Prunes, Mateus
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1559
  • [Portolan chart of the Mediterranean and Black Seas with the west coast of Spain and Portugal] /

    [Portolan chart of the Mediterranean and Black Seas with the ...

    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 chart of the Mediterranean and connecting seas].

    [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
  • La herdike enterprinse faict par le Signeur Draeck D'Avoir cirquit toute la Terre /

    La herdike enterprinse faict par le Signeur Draeck D'Avoir ci...

    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.

    • Contributor: Sype, Nicola Van
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1581
  • Atlas sive Cosmographicae meditationes de fabrica mvndi et fabricati figvra. Catalog Record

    Atlas sive Cosmographicae meditationes de fabrica mvndi et fa...

    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: Maps
    • Date: 1595
  • Expeditionis Hispanorum in Angliam vera descriptio. Anno Do: M D LXXXVIII.

    Expeditionis Hispanorum in Angliam vera descriptio. Anno Do: ...

    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. LC copy ...

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

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  • Die neuwen Inseln, so hinder Hispanien gegen Orient bey dem land India ligen.

    Die neuwen Inseln, so hinder Hispanien gegen Orient bey dem l...

    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.

    • Contributor: Münster, Sebastian
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1550
  • Maps: Bach to Baseball Cards - Conservation Highlights (Preservation, Library of Congress)

    Maps: Bach to Baseball Cards - Conservation Highlights (Prese...

    Maps - Bach to Baseball Cards: Preserving the Nation's Heritage at the Library of Congress

    • Original Format: Maps - Web Pages
    • Date: 1540
  • [Portolan atlas of the Mediterranean Sea, western Europe, and the northwest coast of Africa].

    [Portolan atlas of the Mediterranean Sea, western Europe, and...

    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 Pacific coast from Mexico to northern Chile].

    [Portolan chart of the Pacific coast from Mexico to northern ...

    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. Vault

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1500
  • Description du pays armorique à pres Bretaigne.

    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. Vault AACR2: 651/1

    • Contributor: [Tavernier, Melchoir]
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1594
  • Universalis cosmographia secundum Ptholomaei traditionem et Americi Vespucii alioru[m]que lustrationes.

    Universalis cosmographia secundum Ptholomaei traditionem et A...

    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. All sheets bear a watermark of a triple pointed crown. Two stamps on verso of upper left hand sheet: Fürstl. Waldburg Wolfegg'sches Kupferstichkabinett -- Furstl. Waldbg. Wolf. Bibliothek. Exhibited: Rivers, edens, empires: Lewis ...

    • Contributor: Waldseemüller, Martin
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1507
  • [The Oztoticpac lands map].

    [The Oztoticpac lands map].

    Aztec pictorial document showing litigation map of Oztoticpac, an estate in Texcoco, ca. 1540. Title derived from The Quarterly Journal of the Library of Congress, "The Oztoticpac Lands Map of Texcoco 1540," v. 23, no. 2, April 1966, pp. 76-116. Red and black ink. Worm holes. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 559 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1540
  • 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. Includes text, 2 ancillary maps showing landing at California and Java, 2 ancillary views showing Drake's welcome at Moluccas and Drake's ship cast ...

    • Contributor: Hondius, Jodocus
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1595
  • 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. Front cover displays the name and arms of Jean, comte de Hoya, bishop of Münster and Osnabrück (1566-74). Phillips, 3389 Koeman, C. Atlantes Neerlandici, Ort 1A Includes "De ...

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

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  • [La Coruña. El Ferrol, Spain]

    [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.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1589
  • Maps: Bach to Baseball Cards - Conservation Highlights (Preservation, Library of Congress)

    Maps: Bach to Baseball Cards - Conservation Highlights (Prese...

    Maps - Bach to Baseball Cards: Preserving the Nation's Heritage at the Library of Congress

    • Original Format: Maps - Web Pages
    • Date: 1540
  • Théâtre de l'vnivers contenant les cartes de tovt le monde, Catalog Record

    Théâtre de l'vnivers contenant les cartes de tovt le monde,

    1 p.l., [144] l. incl. 53 maps. 42 cm.

    • Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1572
  • [Maps of California, from approximately 1800 to 1970]. Catalog Record

    [Maps of California, from approximately 1800 to 1970].

    This record covers single maps of California, which are not represented in the LC database by separate catalog records. This collection includes single printed maps and photocopies of printed or manuscript single maps as well as some multi-sheet single maps, plates from atlases, books or periodicals, and printed facsimiles. These maps cover California as a whole, regions of California, counties, and cities and towns. ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1800
  • Additamentvm qvintvm, Catalog Record

    Additamentvm qvintvm,

    p. cm.

    • Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1595
  • Speculum nauticum super nauigatione maris Occidentalis confectum ... Spiegel der zeevaerdt, vande nauigatie der Westersche zee Catalog Record

    Speculum nauticum super nauigatione maris Occidentalis confec...

    2 pts. in 1 v. 45 fold. col. maps. 43 cm.

    • Contributor: Waghenaer, Lucas Janszoon
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1586
  • [Map of western South America]. Catalog Record

    [Map of western South America].

    Relief shown pictorially. Title supplied by cataloger. Attributed to Gerard Mercator? Cf. Philip D. Burden's letter, April 14, 1994, to James Flatness. In cartouche: Celeberrimæ prouinciæ in America versus occidentem ... Andreas Theuetus Latius hoc commemorat. In lower border: Meridies. Includes note and ill. LC copy incomplete: One sheet of 6 sheets? 1 map ; on sheet 55 x 43 cm.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1569
  • Descriptionis Ptolemaicae avgmentvm, Catalog Record

    Descriptionis Ptolemaicae avgmentvm,

    [8], 191, [1] p. 19 fold. maps. 32 cm.

    • Contributor: Wytfliet, Corneille
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1598
  • Geographische vnd historische Beschreibung der vberauss grosser Landtschafft America, welche auch West India vnd jhrer Grösse halben die New Welt genennet wirt : gar artig vnd nach der Kunst in XX Mappen oder Landtaffeln verfasset vnd jetzt newlich in Kupffer gestochen vnd an Tag gegeben ... / Catalog Record

    Geographische vnd historische Beschreibung der vberauss gross...

    Translation of José de Acosta's De natura Novi Orbis libri duo. Cf. Alden. The 20 maps, unsigned, and drawn at different scales, are each printed on a bifolium (in LC copy attached to a stub to form a double plate), with explanatory letterpress on the reverse. The bifolia are "signed" in direction-line position 1-7, 9, 9, 10-13, [14], 15-20. Signatures: *2 A-N2. Alden, J.E. ...

    • Contributor: Acosta, José De
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1598
  • Universale della nuovamente parte del mondo ritrovata. Catalog Record

    Universale della nuovamente parte del mondo ritrovata.

    Relief shown pictorially. In upper left corner: 455. In upper right corner: 456. 1 map ; hemisphere 27 cm. in diam., on sheet 31 x 39 cm.

    • Contributor: Gastaldo, Jacopo
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1565
  • De Bure or gilt globe. Catalog Record

    De Bure or gilt globe.

    Photostat - Biblio. Nationale (20 sheets), neg. and pos. World (Globe) 10 photos. ; 20 x 25 cm.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1528
  • Typus orbis universalis. Catalog Record

    Typus orbis universalis.

    Appears in Claudius Ptolemaeus' Geographia. Text on verso. LC copy annotated in black ink on verso: 187. 1 map ; 27 x 38 cm.

    • Contributor: Münster, Sebastian
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1550
  • Americae sive qvartae orbis partis nova et exactissima descriptio / Catalog Record

    Americae sive qvartae orbis partis nova et exactissima descri...

    Covers North and South America with the adjacent seas. Relief shown pictorially. Col. xerographic copy of black-and-white original. Includes texts in cartouche, statements of dedication, coats-of-arms, ill. of allegorical figure "Victoria", ill. of sailing ships at sea, and of imaginary marine creatures. 1 map ; 82 x 85 cm.

    • Contributor: Gutiérrez, Diego
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1562
  • Guang yu tu / Catalog Record

    Guang yu tu /

    Woodblock print. Shows the Great Wall of China, the defense sturctures of the military towns along the border and the coast. Also shows the number of soldiers and horses stationed in the border towns, and ethnic groups in the border area.. Enlarged Universal terrestrial atlas of China. Covers Yellow River, Japan, Korea, Vietnam, Southeast Asia, and the administrative divisions of China in Ming Dynasty. ...

    • Contributor: Luo, Hongxian
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1558
  • Ducatus Iuraemontis comita Suntgoviae Landgraviat Edelsassiae ; Marcha Boiorum Marcha Orientalis quae et Austria. Catalog Record

    Ducatus Iuraemontis comita Suntgoviae Landgraviat Edelsassiae...

    Relief shown pictorially. Facsimiles. Original version: [ca. 1540-1550]. Stamped on verso: Lichtdruck Jaffe. Includes ill. 2 maps on 1 sheet ; 23 x 22 cm. and 24 x 20 cm., sheet 32 x 45 cm.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1540
  • Flandriae comitatvs descriptio. Catalog Record

    Flandriae comitatvs descriptio.

    Scale ca. 1:450,000. Has watermark. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. "Cum privilegio ad decennium 1590." From the author's atlas "Theatrvm orbis terrarvm," 1592 ed. Includes inset of the Western Scheldt estuary. Text on verso. col. map 38 x 49 cm.

    • Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1592
  • Parvum theatrum urbium, sive, Vrbium praecipuarum totius orbis brevis et methodica descriptio / Catalog Record

    Parvum theatrum urbium, sive, Vrbium praecipuarum totius orbi...

    Based, in part, on Georg Braun's Civitates orbis Terraum. Cf. leaf ):(2. Errors in paging: 328-330, 363-365 repeated. Signatures: ):(4 A-3C4 3D2. VD16 R 3024 Title page printed in red and black. Includes index. [8], 365 [i.e. 371], [25] p. : ill., maps (woodcuts) ; 20 cm. (4to)

    • Contributor: Romain, Adrien
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1595
  • Mexico, regia et celebris Hispaniae novae civitas ; Cusco, regni Peru in novo orbe caput. Catalog Record

    Mexico, regia et celebris Hispaniae novae civitas ; Cusco, re...

    Bird's-eye views. Relief shown pictorially. Appears in Braun & Hogenberg's Civitates orbis terrarum, 1572-1618. Provenance: Gift of Jay I. Kislak Foundation. DLC Sabin, 7448 Mexico -- Cusco. Vertically fold-lined at center. DLC 2 views on 1 sheet : col. ; each 27 x 23 cm., sheet ca. 30 x 50 cm.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1572
  • Septentrionalivm partivm, nova tabvla. Catalog Record

    Septentrionalivm partivm, nova tabvla.

    Covers northern North Atlantic Ocean. Text "Nvova tavola settentrionale" on verso. 1 map ; 17 x 24 cm., on sheet 24 x 31 cm., folded to 24 x 16 cm.

    • Contributor: Zeno, Niccolo
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1558
  • Portolano maps. Catalog Record

    Portolano maps.

    Portolano, photographed from: Handschriftensammlung Handschrift Nr. 12925 (5 pages) In Nationalbibliothek, Wien. 5 photos. ; 25 x 19 cm.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1539
  • Geographie... Catalog Record

    Geographie...

    p. 42 cm.

    • Contributor: Ptolemy
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1522
  • The mariners mirrovr ... Catalog Record

    The mariners mirrovr ...

    2 pts. in 1 v. 45 fold. maps. 42 cm.

    • Contributor: Waghenaer, Lucas Janszoon
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1588
  • Théâtre de l'vnivers, contenant les cartes de tovt le monde. Catalog Record

    Théâtre de l'vnivers, contenant les cartes de tovt le monde.

    p. cm.

    • Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1581
  • Eigentliche Verzeichnuss der Stätten, Graffschafften vnd Herrschafften, welche in der Statt Zürich Gebiet vnd Landscafft gehörig seind. Catalog Record

    Eigentliche Verzeichnuss der Stätten, Graffschafften vnd Herr...

    Not drawn to scale. Facsimile of original map in Stattsarchiv des Kantons Zürich. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Relief, vegetation, and populated places shown pictorially. Includes text. map 50 x 61 cm.

    • Contributor: Murer, Jodocus
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1566
  • Star Chart

    Star Chart

    • Contributor: Durer, Albrecht
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1516
  • [Maps of Australasia, from approximately 1530 to 1970]. Catalog Record

    [Maps of Australasia, from approximately 1530 to 1970].

    This record covers single maps of Australasia, which are not represented in the LC database by separate catalog records. This collection includes single printed maps and photocopies of printed or manuscript single maps as well as some multi-sheet single maps, plates from atlases, books or periodicals, and printed facsimiles. These maps cover Australasia as a whole and regions and physical features of Australasia as ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1530
  • [Henry Harrisse collection]. Catalog Record

    [Henry Harrisse collection].

    Consists of pen and ink drawings, pencil sketches, facsimiles, and photographs of significant early maps showing all or part of America during the period of discovery. Included are 16 17th century maps and views attributed to Joan Vinckeboons. The collection also consists of letters, correspondence, and other miscellaneous items. Inventory and personal and corporate name index in Geography & Map Division Reading Room. 852 ...

    • Contributor: Harrisse, Henry
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1511
  • Vniversale descrittione di tvtta la terra conoscivta fin qvi. Catalog Record

    Vniversale descrittione di tvtta la terra conoscivta fin qvi.

    Relief shown pictorially. Based on an earlier map by Giacomo Gastaldi. From the Rosenwald Collection, Library of Congress, no. 1304. Includes text and ill. 1 map : photocopy, col. ; 41 x 75 cm.

    • Contributor: Forlani, Paolo
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1565
  • Geografia tavole moderne di geografia de la maggior parte del mondo di diversi avtori raccolte et messe secondo l'ordine di Tolomeo con i disegni di molte città et fortezze di diverse provintie stampate in rame con stvdio et diligenza. Catalog Record

    Geografia tavole moderne di geografia de la maggior parte del...

    Relief shown pictorially. Phillips, 3392 Each plate or leaf is numbered with pencil, pen-and-ink, or both, with some numbers crossed out. Map 79 is printed on blue paper. Strips of paper affixed to the margins of some plates. DLC Rebound in brown leather incorporating original tooled front and back boards. DLC Includes manuscript table of contents, which does not correspond exactly to the current ...

    • Contributor: Lafréry, Antoine
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1575
  • Theatrvm orbis terrarvm. Catalog Record

    Theatrvm orbis terrarvm.

    1 p.l., [235] l., 77, [9] p. incl. 114 maps, port. 47 cm.

    • Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1579
  • [Maps of Colombia from approximately 1657 to 1970]. Catalog Record

    [Maps of Colombia from approximately 1657 to 1970].

    This record covers single maps of Colombia, which are not represented in the LC database by separate catalog records. This collection includes single printed maps and photocopies of printed or manuscript single maps as well as some multi-sheet single maps, plates from atlases, books or periodicals, and printed facsimiles. These maps cover Colombia as a whole, regions of Colombia, counties, and cities and towns. ...

    • Contributor: Gibson, J.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1579
  • Königen Buch; Catalog Record

    Königen Buch;

    [2] l., 14 fold. maps. 28 cm.

    • Contributor: Löw, Conrad
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1598
  • Chiu pien tʻu lun. Catalog Record

    Chiu pien tʻu lun.

    1 v. (double leaves) in case. maps. 31 cm.

    • Contributor: Hsü, Lun
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1538
  • A discription of Aegipt from Cair downeward / Catalog Record

    A discription of Aegipt from Cair downeward /

    Covers large portion of North East Africa (present-day Tunisia, Libya, and Egypt), southward to Ethiopia, and Horn of Africa, and eastward covering the Red Sea and parts of Arabian Peninsula. Relief shown by landform drawings. Linschoten's writings contained maps drawn from Portuguese sources, and the early European discoveries in 15-16th century. From: "Itinerario: Voyage ofte schipvaert van Jan Huyghen van Linschoten naer Oost ofte ...

    • Contributor: Linschoten, Jan Huygen Van
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1598
  • [Atlantic coast of Central America]. Catalog Record

    [Atlantic coast of Central America].

    Transferred from the collection of the Canal Zone Library-Museum, 1980. From an atlas in the Havre (France) Public Library, about 1525; probably made by Salvat. de Pilestrina. LC copy annotated in lower margin prior to reproduction: Atlantic coast of Central America. Photocopy made from manuscript original. Includes ill. of flags. LC copy annotated in pencil, on verso, with Canal Zone Library map checklist number: ...

    • Contributor: Pilestrina, Salvatore De.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1525
  • Der Vierdte Zusatzs desz Theatri, oder Schauwspiegels der gantzer Welt. Catalog Record

    Der Vierdte Zusatzs desz Theatri, oder Schauwspiegels der gan...

    1 p.l., 44 l. incl. 22 col. maps. 42 cm.

    • Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1591
  • Lincolniæ Notinghamiæq[ue] comitatuũ noua vera et accurata descriptio : anno Domini 1576 / Catalog Record

    Lincolniæ Notinghamiæq[ue] comitatuũ noua vera et accurata de...

    Relief shown pictorially. From the author's An atlas of England and Wales, London, 1579. From the Rosenwald Collection, Library of Congress. Includes col. ill. and coats of arms. 1 map : hand col. ; 40 x 52 cm.

    • Contributor: Saxton, Christopher
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1579
  • [Maps of South America from approximately 1500 to 1970]. Catalog Record

    [Maps of South America from approximately 1500 to 1970].

    This record covers single maps of South America, which are not represented in the LC database by separate catalog records. This collection includes single printed maps and photocopies of printed or manuscript single maps as well as some multi-sheet single maps, plates from atlases, books or periodicals, and printed facsimiles. These maps cover South America as a whole, regions of South America, counties, and ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1500
  • [Maps of Austria from approximately 1570 to 1970]. Catalog Record

    [Maps of Austria from approximately 1570 to 1970].

    This record covers single maps of Austria, which are not represented in the LC database by separate catalog records. This collection includes single printed maps and photocopies of printed or manuscript single maps as well as some multi-sheet single maps, plates from atlases, books or periodicals, and printed facsimiles. These maps cover Austria as a whole, regions of Austria, provinces, and cities and towns. ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1570
  • World aeronautical chart, I.C.A.O. 1:1,000,000. Catalog Record

    World aeronautical chart, I.C.A.O. 1:1,000,000.

    col. maps 58 x 82 cm.

    • Contributor: International Civil Aviation Organization
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1549
  • Emden & Olden Borch Comit. Catalog Record

    Emden & Olden Borch Comit.

    Scale ca. 1:367,000. Facsimile. Hand colored. col. map 34 x 43 cm.

    • Contributor: Mercator, Gerhard
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1500
  • Theatrvm orbis terrarvm. Opus nunc denuo ab ipso auctore recognitum, multisquè locis castigatum, & quamplurimis nouis tabulis atquè commentarijs auctum. Catalog Record

    Theatrvm orbis terrarvm. Opus nunc denuo ab ipso auctore reco...

    11 p.l., port., 108 double maps, 4 l. 25 double maps, double pl., 77, [9] p. 45 x 29 cm.

    • Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1592
  • Tavola dell' isole nuove, le quali son nominate occidentali & indiane per diversi respetti : cum privilegio 1550. Catalog Record

    Tavola dell' isole nuove, le quali son nominate occidentali &...

    Relief shown pictorially. Transferred from the collection of the Canal Zone Library-Museum, 1980. Attributed to Sebastian Münster. LC copy annotated in lower margin prior to reproduction: A map of North and South America in 1550. Literal translation of title is "Map of the New Islands which are called the Occident and Indian by divers persons." Published under permission of the Council. Includes ill. LC ...

    • Contributor: Münster, Sebastian
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1550
  • Ilbonʼguk to ; Yuguguk to. Catalog Record

    Ilbonʼguk to ; Yuguguk to.

    Relief shown pictorially. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Possibly based on early map (date unknown) with addition of up-to-date place names. Text on verso unrelated to map. Gift of Andrew Saylor, 1992. Includes administrative divisions and map of Ryukyu. 2 maps on 1 sheet : ms., col. ; 29 x 28 cm. and 32 x 23 cm., sheet 32 x 53 cm.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1500
  • Theatrum orbis terrarum. Catalog Record

    Theatrum orbis terrarum.

    Relief shown pictorially. Catalogus auctorum includes 94 names. Greek poem on t.p. verso. Includes 53 map sheets, with descriptive text on verso. Phillips, 374, copy 2 Koeman, C. Atlantes Neerlandici, Ort 1D Includes "De Mona druidum insula" by H. Llwyd. 1 atlas (viii, [106] leaves, [56] p.) : maps ; 42 cm. (fol.)

    • Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1570
  • L'isole piu famose del mondo Catalog Record

    L'isole piu famose del mondo

    Colophon: In Vinetia, Appresso Giorgio Angelieri, a instantia de Simon Galignani de Karera, 1575. The second, expanded edition. "All'ill're S. conte Georgio Triultio, dottore, cavaliere, conte di Melzo, regio, e ducal senatore." Signatures: a-b6 c2 A-R6. Engraved t.p. and 47 engraved maps. Woodcut initials, head- and tail-pieces; Galignani's elaborate printer's device at end. Phillips. Atlases, 167 Sabin 64149 Index, "Tavola delle cose piu notabili ...

    • Contributor: Porcacchi, Thomaso
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1576
  • [Compilation map of all discoveries made up to 1529, along the coasts of Central and South America and the West Indies, part I : this part wasadjudicated to Portugal by the City of Tordesillas interagreement by the Kings of Spain and Portugal in 1494 / Catalog Record

    [Compilation map of all discoveries made up to 1529, along th...

    Shows South America, West Indies, Central America, and a portion of Mexico. Transferred from the collection of the Canal Zone Library-Museum, 1980. In right margin: Parte de la "Carta universal la que contiene todo lo que del mundo se ha descubierto fasta agora," confeccionada en 1529. Includes text. 1 map : photocopy ; 20 x 16 cm.

    • Contributor: Ribero, Diego
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1529
  • [Map of the Western Hemisphere] / Catalog Record

    [Map of the Western Hemisphere] /

    Title plate to Nova Reperta, a series of engravings after drawings by Stradanus published by Galle in Antwerp. Shows Christopher Columbus pointing to a map of the Western Hemisphere. New France and Florida are indicated in North America. In addition to the map, notable developments in science and technology of the late 16th century are illustrated. Mounted on paper. DLC LC copy imperfect: Margins ...

    • Contributor: Straet, Jan Van Der
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1590
  • Theatrvm orbis terrarvm. Opus nunc denuò ab ipso auctore recognitum, multisquè locis castigatum & quamplurimis nouis tabulis atquè commentarijs auctum. Catalog Record

    Theatrvm orbis terrarvm. Opus nunc denuò ab ipso auctore reco...

    1 p.l., [192] l. incl. 69 col. maps. 43 cm.

    • Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1573
  • Londinvm feracissimi Angliae Regni metropolis. Catalog Record

    Londinvm feracissimi Angliae Regni metropolis.

    Scale not given. Has watermark. LC copy annotated in ink in upper right corner "11." Place names in English. From Braun and Hogenberg's Civitates orbis terrarum. Differs from other edition in typeface and layout of verso text. Includes 2 texts in Latin, 2 coats of arms, and illus. of human figures. Text in Latin on verso. map 34 x 49 cm.

    • Contributor: [Braun, Georg]
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1572
  • Theatrvm, Catalog Record

    Theatrvm,

    1 p.l., [192] l. incl. 92 col. maps, port. 41 cm.

    • Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1572
  • Theatrvm orbis terrarvm. Catalog Record

    Theatrvm orbis terrarvm.

    1 p.l., [187] l. incl. 91 maps. 47 cm.

    • Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1598
  • [Egyptus and Marmarica]. Catalog Record

    [Egyptus and Marmarica].

    Relief shown by landform drawings. Fine-cut woodblock map of Egypt and Marmarica (area between Egypt and Cyrenaica - present day Libya), or what is currently known as the Egyptian Western Desert. From "Quae intus continentur Syria, Palestina, Arabia, Aegyptus, Schondia, Holmiae." 1 map : photocopy ; 23 x 33 cm

    • Contributor: Ziegler, Jacob
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1532
  • Aegyptvs Antiqva / Catalog Record

    Aegyptvs Antiqva /

    Map is dedicated to the Humanist and medical doctor Scipio Fabio from Bologna. Relief shown pictorially. Inset: Alexandri Nor. Nomvs. LC copy contains annotations in pencil and color pencil on verso. DLC 1 map : photocopy ; 40 x 47 cm

    • Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1580
  • [Maps of Wales from approximately 1573 to 1970]. Catalog Record

    [Maps of Wales from approximately 1573 to 1970].

    This record covers single maps of Wales, which are not represented in the LC database by separate catalog records. This collection includes single printed maps and photocopies of printed or manuscript single maps as well as some multi-sheet single maps, plates from atlases, books or periodicals, and printed facsimiles. These maps cover Wales as a whole, regions of Wales, counties, and cities and towns. ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1573
  • Tabvlae geographicae Cl. Ptolemai... Catalog Record

    Tabvlae geographicae Cl. Ptolemai...

    p. cm.

    • Contributor: Ptolemy
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1578
  • Geographia. Catalog Record

    Geographia.

    p. 43 cm.

    • Contributor: Ptolemy
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1507
  • Geographia Vniversalis, Vetvs et nova, Catalog Record

    Geographia Vniversalis, Vetvs et nova,

    10 p.l., [34] p., 1 l., 155 p., 48 maps, 157-195 (1) p. incl. diagrs. 33 cm.

    • Contributor: Ptolemy
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1542