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  • Universalis cosmographia secundum Ptholomaei traditionem et Americi Vespucii alioru[m]que lustrationes.

    Relief shown pictorially. First document known to name America. Red ink grid on 2 sheets. Text applied over blank areas on 2 sheets. Manuscript annotations in the margin of 1 sheet. DLC ...

    • Contributor: Waldseemüller, Martin - Waldseemüller, Martin
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1507
  • [Portolan atlas of 9 charts and a world map, etc. Dedicated to Hieronymus Ruffault, Abbot of St. Vaast].

    Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor, on vellum. Each double-page illumination (col. diagrs., col. maps) 21 x 29 cm. Compass rose on inside back cover. "Maps 1, 2, and 10 show America. No. 1 ...

    • Contributor: Agnese, Battista
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1544
  • 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 ...

    • Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1570
  • 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. DLC 1 map : hand col. ; 29 ...

    • Contributor: Fine, Oronce
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1531
  • 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, ...

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

    • Contributor: Hondius, Jodocus
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1595