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

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

    • Contributor: Münster, Sebastian
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1550
  • [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
  • [Chart of the Mediterranean, Black Sea, and the coasts of western Europe and northwest Africa] /

    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
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    Tavola dell' isole nuove, le quali son nominate occidentali & indiane per diversi respetti : cum privilegio 1550. Catalog Record Only

    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
  • Catalog Record

    Septentrionalivm partivm, nova tabvla. Catalog Record Only

    Covers northern North Atlantic Ocean. Text "Nvova tavola settentrionale" on verso. Vault

    • Contributor: Zeno, Niccol
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1558
  • Catalog Record

    Typus orbis universalis. Catalog Record Only

    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
  • Catalog Record

    Tabula nouarum insularum, quas diuersis respectibus Occidentales & Indianas uocant. Catalog Record Only

    Relief shown pictorially. South America also labeled in German. Appears in the author's Cosmographiae universalis. Basel, Switzerland. 1559. Fold-lined. LC copy imperfect: Missing extreme upper right corner, minor losses to lower-middle of map.

    • Contributor: Münster, Sebastian
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1559
  • Catalog Record

    [Lienzo Vischer I; map of Tecamachalco. Catalog Record Only

    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
  • Catalog Record

    [Maps of Peru from approximately 1553 to 1970]. Catalog Record Only

    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
  • Catalog Record

    Moscouia Sigmunds Freyherms zu Herberstain, Neyperg vnd Guetenhag u. verteutscht : anno 1557. Catalog Record Only

    Relief shown pictorially. Also covers regions of Eastern Europe bordering on Muscovy. LC copy possibly removed from Herberstein's book: Moscouia der Hauptstat in Reissen, durch Herrn Sigmunden Freyherrn zu Herberstain, Neyperg vnd Guetenhag zusamen getragen. 1557. LC copy imperfect: Torn at sheet edges, mounted in cloth backing. Includes ill. in borders, coats-of-arms, and pictorial representations of forests, mountains, rivers, and towns.

    • Contributor: Herberstein, Sigmund
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1557
  • Catalog Record

    Guang yu tu / Catalog Record Only

    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
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    Alexandri Magni Macedonis expeditio / Catalog Record Only

    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