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  • [Map of Lesser Antilles].

    Depths shown by soundings. Attributed to Joan Vinckeboons by comparison with his other maps in Henry Harrisse collection. Oriented with north to the right. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault Acquisitions control no. 99-13

    • Contributor: Vinckeboons, Joan
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1650
  • Caerte vande Bay St. Tiago : gelegen op 't Eylant Cvba, op de Hoochtv van 20 1/2 graedt; aen de Zuyd land van Cuba.

    Relief shown pictorially and by gradient tints. Shows Santiago Bay and vicinity on the island of Cuba including pictorial presentation of the city of Santiago. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Attributed to Joan Vinckeboons by comparison with his other Dutch maps in Henry Harrisse collection. Described in Terrae incognitae, v. xvi, 1984. Richard W. Stephenson's The Henry Harrisse collection ... , p. 40; the first volume ...

    • Contributor: Vinckeboons, Joan
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1639
  • A description of the sea coasts ... in the East Indies /

    Covers the coasts of eastern Africa, India, and the East Indies. Relief shown pictorially. Each drawing bears a brief description with soundings, distances and facts regarding anchorages and navigation of rivers which might be of value in pirating activities. This atlas is known as the "Buccaneer atlas" because it results from the experience of Hacke in association with Captain Bartholomew Sharpe, the notorious Buccaneer ...

    • Contributor: Hacke, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1690
  • Iudæa seu Terra Sancta, quæ Hebræorum sive Israelitarum in suas duodecim tribus divisa : secretis ab invicem Regnis Iuda et Israel expressis insuper sex ultimi temporis ejusdem terræ provincijs /

    Relief shown pictorially. Title from cartouche. Alternate title in upper margin: Iudæa seu Terra Sancta, quæ Hebræorum sive Israelitarum terra, in suas duodecim tribus divisa : eæ vero sunt cis Iordanem tribus Iuda ... provincijs / ex conatibus geographicis Gulielmi Sanson Nicolai filij ... 1696. In cartouche: Avec privilège du Roy. Includes embellished title and legend cartouches; notes at foot of cartouches. Gift; Henry ...

    • Contributor: Jaillot, Alexis Hubert
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1696
  • De Eylanden en Vastelanden van Westindien /

    Relief shown pictorially. Shows the coasts of North America and South America from Virginia through the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico to Guiana in South America highlighting Cuba, the island of Hispaniola and the West Indies. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Described in Terrae incognitae, v. xvi, 1984. Richard W. Stephenson's The Henry Harrisse collection ... , p. 40; the first volume has binder's title "Manuscript maps ...

    • Contributor: Vinckeboons, Joan
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1639
  • [Three maps of the cosmological systems of Ptolemy, Copernicus, and Brahe].

    Title supplied by cataloger. Includes text. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy assembled from three separate maps, trimmed and mounted on sheet. LC copy imperfect: loss in center of lower margin of Copernican map.

    • Contributor: Fer, Nicolas De
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1669
  • Planta de la muy yllustre ciudad de los reyes corte del reino del Peru : [Lima] /

    Selected buildings shown pictorially. Pen-and-ink. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text, index, and col. ill.

    • Contributor: Principe, Bernardo Clemente
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1674
  • A mapp of ye improved part of Pensilvania in America, divided into countyes, townships, and lotts /

    Shows rural landholders' names and lots in Philadelphia, Chester, and Bucks Counties. First issue. From the Rosenwald Collection, no. 1308. Includes indexes of landholders, inset of "The City of Philadelphia, two miles in length and one in breadth," and coat of arms. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault

    • Contributor: Holme, Thomas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1687
  • Accuratissima Brasiliæ tabula.

    Relief shown pictorially. Oriented with north to the right. Item 67 in LC G&M Leo Belgicus exhibit, Nov. 1993 to May 1994. Includes insets of "Baya de todos os Sanctos" and "Villa d'Olinda de Pernambuco" and ill. Text on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault

    • Contributor: Hondius, Hendrik
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1630
  • [Chart of the Mediterranean, the coast of Portugal, and the northwest coast of Africa] /

    Title devised by cataloguer. Oriented with north to the right. Contains 16 wind roses. Creator could be Giovanni Battista Cavallini, his son Pietro, or the Cavallini workshop. LC Nautical charts on vellum, 20. Pen-and-ink and goauche. Includes 3 bar scales in unidentified units and many illustrations throughout. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Cavallini, Giovanni Battista
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1678
  • Les Deserts D'Egypte, De Thabaide D'Arabie, De Sirie, &c. : ou Sont exactement Marques Les Lieux Habitez Par Les Saincts Peres Des Deserts.

    Relief shown pictorially. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1693
  • Exquisita & magno aliquot mensium periculo lustrata et iam retecta Freti Magellanici facies : eijgentlicke asbeeldinghe der Magellanischer Strate die nu met veel gevaers eitelijeke Maenden doorsien van nieus ondecktis.

    Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. From Gerardus Mercator's Atlas sive Cosmographicae meditationes de fabrica mvndi et fabricati figvra. 1611. Oriented with north to the bottom. Includes panoramic view and col. ill. Text on verso. LC copy annotated in pencil in lower right margin: Gravure de 1570 par Ortelius. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Gift; ...

    • Contributor: Hondius, Jodocus
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1611
  • Havana op 't Eyland Cvba.

    Relief shown pictorially and by gradient tints. Shows aerial view of the port of Havana on the island of Cuba including buildings, ships, and fortifications. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Attributed to Joan Vinckeboons by comparison with his other Dutch maps in Henry Harrisse collection. Described in Terrae incognitae, v. xvi, 1984. Richard W. Stephenson's The Henry Harrisse collection ... , p. 40; the first volume ...

    • Contributor: Vinckeboons, Joan
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1639
  • Carte de la découverte faite l'an 1673 dans l'Amérique septentrionale.

    Oriented with north to the right. Relief shown pictorially. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Marquette, Jacques
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1681
  • A mapp of Virginia discovered to ye hills, and in it's latt. from 35 deg. & 1/2 neer Florida to 41 deg. bounds of New England /

    Relief shown pictorially. Based on a manuscript map drawn by John Farrer. Oriented with north to the right. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text, portrait of Sir Frances Drake, and ill. Vault

    • Contributor: Ferrar, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1667
  • Nova totivs Americæ descriptio.

    Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Vault

    • Contributor: Wit, Frederick De.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1660
  • Totius Africæ accuratissima tabula /

    Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Wit, Frederik De.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1688
  • Plano del pt. de Valparayzo cituado en la costa de Chile en 33 gs. de latd. S y en 298 gs. y 40 ms. de longd. nordestea La Agula 10 gs. /

    Depths shown by soundings. Oriented with north to the left. Watermark: IV. Watermark dated from 1668-1812. Pen-and-ink and red ink and watercolor. Mounted on cloth backing. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 243 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Maggs number annotated in pencil in lower right margin: 20. Vault

    • Contributor: Pérez, Pedro
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1668
  • Nova totius terrarum orbis geographica ac hydrographica tabula /

    Dated 1606 in statement of dedication. Relief shown pictorially. Described in: The mapping of the world / Rodney W. Shirley. London : Holland Press, 1983. No. 255, state 2. Includes ill. and 2 insets. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 20-85

    • Contributor: Blaeu, Willem Janszoon
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1606
  • A mapp of the travels and voyages of the apostles in their mission and in partiular of Saint Paul.

    Relief shown pictorially. Includes scenes of apostles at bottom of sheet. Attributed to Richard Blome. Exhibition: Jordanian Display, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., May 25-27, 2005. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Blome, Richard
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1680
  • Virginia /

    Sixth state. Relief shown pictorially. Oriented with north to the right. Accompanied by 2 exhibit notes and LC jacket note. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Smith, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1624
  • A chart of the Caribe Ilands [sic] /

    Oriented with north to the right. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault

    • Contributor: Thornton, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1680
  • 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
  • Maps: Bach to Baseball Cards - Conservation Highlights (Preservation, Library of Congress)

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

    • Original Format: Maps - Web Pages
    • Date: 1631
  • [Map of the Peninsula of Florida].

    Depths shown by soundings. Shows the Peninsula of Florida and adjacent islands from Rio de las Flores and includes coastline, coastal features, and pictorial representation of palm trees along the Atlantic Coast near St. Augustine with most of geographic names in Spanish. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Attributed to Joan Vinckeboons by comparison with his other Dutch maps in Henry Harrisse collection. Described in Terrae incognitae, ...

    • Contributor: Vinckeboons, Joan
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1639