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  • 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 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
  • [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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  • 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 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??
  • 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
  • [Map and views illustrating Sir Francis Drake's West Indian voyage, 1585-6].

    [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: Maps
    • Date: 1589

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  • [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
  • 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
  • [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
  • 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...

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

    • Original Format: Maps - Web Pages
    • Date: 1570
  • 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
  • [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
  • [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
  • 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
  • [San Juan de Ulúa /

    [San Juan de Ulúa /

    Ground plan of a projected fortress.

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

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

    • Original Format: Maps - Web Pages
    • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • World aeronautical chart, I.C.A.O. 1:1,000,000. Catalog Record

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

    • Contributor: International Civil Aviation Organization
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1549
  • [Maps of the state of Tabasco from approximately 1579 to 1970]. Catalog Record

    [Maps of the state of Tabasco from approximately 1579 to 1970].

    This record covers single maps of Tabasco, 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 Tabasco as a whole, and municipios of Tabasco. These maps show various ...

    • Original Format: Maps - Collection
    • Date: 1579
  • [Maps of Chile from approximately 1587 to 1970]. Catalog Record

    [Maps of Chile from approximately 1587 to 1970].

    This record covers single maps of Chile, 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 Chile as a whole, regions of Chile, counties, and cities and towns. ...

    • Original Format: Maps - Collection
    • Date: 1587
  • [Maps of Brazil from approximately 1520 to 1970]. Catalog Record

    [Maps of Brazil from approximately 1520 to 1970].

    This record covers single maps of Brazil, 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 Brazil as a whole, regions of Brazil, and cities and towns. These ...

    • Original Format: Maps - Collection
    • Date: 1520
  • [Egypt, course of Nile]. Catalog Record

    [Egypt, course of Nile].

    Title devised by cataloger. Oriented with north to the bottom. Copied from the 13th century Codex, the oldest available copy of "Geographia". Includes geographic notes on the margins. LC copy accompanied by negative photocopy. LC copy annotated: "Egypt, Course of Nile, Ptolemy, Mt. Athos manuscript, 2-4."

    • Contributor: Ptolemy
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1500
  • Dead reckoning of the pacific graveyard : 1500-2007. Catalog Record

    Dead reckoning of the pacific graveyard : 1500-2007.

    "Inspired by: Reduced land survey by the U.S. Ex. Ex. Charles Wilkes Esqr, Commander 1841." "First Printing MMVII." Includes text and dated list to shipwrecks. "NW Limited ... History in Vogue."

    • Contributor: Nw Limited (Firm)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1500
  • [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 - Collection
    • Date: 1573
  • 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. Acquisitions control no. 95-15 Vault

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1540
  • 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
  • [Maps of the Caribbean area, from approximately 1511 to 1970]. Catalog Record

    [Maps of the Caribbean area, from approximately 1511 to 1970].

    This record covers single maps of the Caribbean area, 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 the Caribbean area as a whole and regions and physical ...

    • Original Format: Maps - Collection
    • Date: 1511
  • Alexandria : vetustissimum Aegÿpti emporium, Amplissima civitas, ab Alexandro Magno condita, muris, turrib. et propugnaculis ea forma, qua heic depicta videtur, ante Christi adventum, Annis CCCXX constructa fuit, magnifica olim, et nunc quoque benè munita conspicitur, sed intra moenia ruinis, et ruderib. plena, Magnitudine Lutetiae Parisiorum respondet. Coloniae, 1575? / Catalog Record

    Alexandria : vetustissimum Aegÿpti emporium, Amplissima civit...

    Relief shown Pictorially. "Reproduced in 1967 by Historic Urban Plans, Ithaca, New York." LC copy: "This is number [4] of an edition limited to 500 copies." Birds-eye view of Alexandria city in Egypt, the oldest market, the largest city, founded by Alexander the Great in 320 B.C. ..., North is oriented to the South, drawn in such a manner that the viewer can look ...

    • Contributor: Braun, Georg
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1575
  • Théâtre de l'vnivers, contenant les cartes de tovt le monde. Catalog Record

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

    • Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1581
  • Le théatre françoys. Catalog Record

    Le théatre françoys.

    Two photocopy negatives in 2 sizes: copy 1 is 48 cm.; copy 2 is 40 cm. Added t.p. engr. Contains the general map of France (1590) by Jean Jollvet, and 14 other plates representing 16 provinces or regions of France. 2 copies

    • Contributor: Bouguereau, Maurice
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1594
  • La Spana / Catalog Record

    La Spana /

    Relief shown pictorially. In cartouche: Questa e la vera descrittione di tutta la Spagna ... Acquisitions control no. 18-84.

    • Contributor: Gastaldi, Giacomo
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1544
  • Star Chart

    Star Chart

    • Contributor: Durer, Albrecht
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1516
  • 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. Vault Acquisitions control no. 19-82

    • Contributor: Saxton, Christopher
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1579
  • [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 - Collection
    • Date: 1530
  • [Maps of Slovenia from approximately 1597 to 1970]. Catalog Record

    [Maps of Slovenia from approximately 1597 to 1970].

    This record covers single maps of Slovenia 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 Slovenia as a whole, regions of Slovenia, and cities and towns. These ...

    • Original Format: Maps - Collection
    • Date: 1597
  • 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
  • [Fushimi jōka machiezu]. Catalog Record

    [Fushimi jōka machiezu].

    Cadastral map showing landownership in Fushimi, Kyoto. Relief shown pictorially. Title supplied by cataloger. Date, scale, and authorship of the map are not indicated. The map was most likely made between 1595 and 1598 before the Uji River was made into Lake. Incomplete legend data: color codes lacking explanation. Red indicates castle, blue means water or river; yellow indicates street; and green means grass ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 159?
  • Americae et proximarum regionum orae descriptio / Catalog Record

    Americae et proximarum regionum orae descriptio /

    Relief shown pictorially. Issued to accompany Walter Bigges' Relation oder Beschreibung der Rheiss vnd Schiffahrt auss Engellandt ... 1589.

    • Contributor: Hogenberg, Frans
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1589
  • Il theatro del mondo di Abraamo Ortelio. Nel qvale distintamente si dimostrano in tauole tutte le prouincie, regni, & paesi del mondo, al presente conosciuti; con la descrittione delle citta,̀ castelli, monti, mari, laghi, & fiumi di essi; le popolationi, i costumi, le ricchezze, & altri particolari desiderabili. Ridotto dalla forma grande in qvesta piccola, per maggior commodita ̀di ogniuno. Catalog Record

    Il theatro del mondo di Abraamo Ortelio. Nel qvale distintame...

    Ed. by Pietro Maria Marchetti. "Registro, [dagger] ABCDEFGHIJKLMNO, tutti sono quaderni, eccetto [dagger] che e ̀duerns, & O terno," In the present copy O is in fives, followed by P in sixes, containing, "Tavola delli nomi ... " Paging irregular: no. 145-146 repeated. The maps are engraved on copper. The descriptive text faces the maps and is continued below them. Translation of Epitome Theatri ...

    • Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1598
  • [Maps of the Gulf of Mexico, from approximately 1519 to 1970]. Catalog Record

    [Maps of the Gulf of Mexico, from approximately 1519 to 1970].

    This record covers single maps of the Gulf of Mexico, 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 the Gulf of Mexico as a whole. Maps of ...

    • Original Format: Maps - Collection
    • Date: 1519
  • [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, administrative areas, and cities and ...

    • Original Format: Maps - Collection
    • Date: 1579
  • Théâtre de l'vnivers, contenant les cartes de tovt le monde. Catalog Record

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

    • Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1598
  • [Lienzo Vischer I; map of Tecamachalco. Catalog Record

    [Lienzo Vischer I; map of Tecamachalco.

    Scale not given. Relief shown pictorially. Second generation photocopy prepared in 1974 by Photo-duplication Services, Wayne State University, Detroit. Original manuscript map in Museum für Völkerkunde, Basel, Switzerland. Terms in pictographs. Shows area around and southeast of Tecamachalco, Puebla, Mexico accompanied by genealogical information on the ruling caciques of the town from 1325 to 1557. Accompanied by: Notes on Lienzo de Tecamachalco. 2 l. ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1557
  • [Manuscript world map of 1531 by Vesconte Maggiolo]. Catalog Record

    [Manuscript world map of 1531 by Vesconte Maggiolo].

    • Contributor: Maggiolo, Vesconte
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1531
  • Cairus, quae olim Babylon; Aegypti maxima urbs. Catalog Record

    Cairus, quae olim Babylon; Aegypti maxima urbs.

    Bird-eye view shows Cairo, Egypt largest city, after it was conquered by the Ottoman Empire (1516-1517). Added to the view figures in local dress, and other details. A reproduction from: Braun, Georg's "Civitates orbis terrarum." LC copy accompanied by a text: "translation of a German description of Cairo from a volume published by Braun and Hagenburg, probably at Nuremburg, about the year 1574 ....".

    • Contributor: Braun, Georg
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1574
  • Königen Buch; Catalog Record

    Königen Buch;

    • Contributor: Löw, Conrad
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1598
  • 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. AACR2: 651

    • Contributor: Murer, Jodocus
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1566
  • 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. Enlarged Universal terrestrial atlas of China. Covers Yellow River, Japan, Korea, Vietnam, Southeast Asia, and the administrative divisions of China in Ming Dynasty. Relief shown pictorially. Compiled by Luo Hongxian ...

    • Contributor: Luo, Hongxian
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1579
  • 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. Vault

    • Contributor: Gastaldo, Jacopo
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1565
  • Geographia Vniversalis, Vetvs et nova, Catalog Record

    Geographia Vniversalis, Vetvs et nova,

    • Contributor: Ptolemy
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1542
  • De Bure or gilt globe. Catalog Record

    De Bure or gilt globe.

    Photostat - Biblio. Nationale (20 sheets), neg. and pos. World (Globe)

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1528
  • [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. LC copy imperfect: Margins trimmed. ...

    • Contributor: Straet, Jan Van Der
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1590
  • Epitome dv Théâtre dv monde. Catalog Record

    Epitome dv Théâtre dv monde.

    • Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1588
  • [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. Vault

    • Contributor: Ribero, Diego
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1529
  • 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
  • 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
  • Theatre des cites dv monde. Catalog Record

    Theatre des cites dv monde.

    • Contributor: Braun, Georg
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1576
  • Theatrvm orbis terrarvm. Catalog Record

    Theatrvm orbis terrarvm.

    • Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1598
  • [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. Vault ...

    • Contributor: Harrisse, Henry
    • Original Format: Maps - Collection
    • Date: 1511
  • 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. G&M microfilm 1051. Previously G1006.T5 1570b copy 2.

    • Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1570
  • Theatrvm orbis terrarvm. Catalog Record

    Theatrvm orbis terrarvm.

    • Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1595
  • Alexandri Magni Macedonis expeditio / Catalog Record

    Alexandri Magni Macedonis expeditio /

    Shows the Empire of Alexander the Great at its greatest extent. Covers from Greece as far as east as modern day India and Pakistan. Relief shown pictorially. "Cum privilegio Imp. et Ordinum Belgicor. ad decennium." From Abraham Ortelius' Theatrum orbis terrarum. Includes dedication from Abrah. Ortelius to the Honorable [or Lord] Henry Schotius and inset "Iovis ammonis oraculum."

    • Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1559
  • Isole famose, porti, fortezze, e terre maritime sottoposte alla Serma Sigria di Venetia, ad altri principi christiani, et al Sigor Turco, nouamēte poste in luce. Catalog Record

    Isole famose, porti, fortezze, e terre maritime sottoposte al...

    • Contributor: Camocio, Giovanni Francesco
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1574
  • [Maps of Trinidad, from approximately 1598 to 1970]. Catalog Record

    [Maps of Trinidad, from approximately 1598 to 1970].

    This record covers single maps of Trinidad 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 Trinidad as a whole and regions and physical features of Trinidad as ...

    • Original Format: Maps - Collection
    • Date: 1598
  • [Maps of Latin America, from approximately 1513 to 1970]. Catalog Record

    [Maps of Latin America, from approximately 1513 to 1970].

    This record covers single maps of Latin 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 Latin America as a whole and regions and physical features of ...

    • Original Format: Maps - Collection
    • Date: 1513
  • Brvxella, Catalog Record

    Brvxella,

    Scale not given. Pictorial map. Houses shown in perspective. Indexed for points of interest. Text on verso. AACR2 Vault

    • Contributor: [Braun, Georg]
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1570
  • Theatrum orbis terrarum. Catalog Record

    Theatrum orbis terrarum.

    Relief shown pictorially. Catalogus auctorum includes 91 names. Includes 53 map sheets, with descriptive text on verso. Phillips, 374, copy 3 Koeman, C. Atlantes Neerlandici, Ort 1 Includes "De Mona druidum insula" by H. Llwyd. Ninety-six maps dated from 1572-1595 are interleaved within the 53 map sheets of this 1570 ed., including sheets from the "Parergon theatri" of 1579-90 and maps from the "Addimentum ...

    • Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1570
  • [Maps of Peru from approximately 1553 to 1970]. Catalog Record

    [Maps of Peru from approximately 1553 to 1970].

    This record covers single maps of Peru, 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 Peru as a whole, regions of Peru, administrative divisions, and cities and ...

    • Original Format: Maps - Collection
    • Date: 1553
  • Chiu pien tʻu lun. Catalog Record

    Chiu pien tʻu lun.

    • Contributor: Hsü, Lun
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1538
  • Map of the world / Catalog Record

    Map of the world /

    Photostat of 1st state of map. Reproduction.

    • Contributor: Ruysch, Johannes
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1508
  • 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. Acquisitions control no. 92-5b Vault

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1500
  • 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...

    ga10 2006-03-10 sent to CMT 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. Rebound in brown leather incorporating original tooled front and back boards. Includes manuscript table of contents, which does not correspond exactly ...

    • Contributor: Lafréry, Antoine
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1575
  • 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. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: [Braun, Georg]
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1572
  • 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. Vault

    • Contributor: Münster, Sebastian
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1550