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  • [Terrestrial globe gores].

    [Terrestrial globe gores].

    Relief shown pictorially. Title supplied by cataloger. Reissued by Giuseppe di Rossi in 1615. Dedication in upper hemisphere: Illmo. viro optimaraq. artium amatori et Fautori D. Paulo Mellino Romano ... In lower hemisphere: I. Hondius Lectori S. In locorum longitudine ... Longitudines incepimus non ab Insulis Fortunatis ut Ptolome[us], sed ab iis quae acores vocantur quod acus nautica ibi recta in septentrionem vergat Vale. ...

    • Contributor: Hondius, Jodocus
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1615
  • Nova totius terrarum orbis geographica ac hydrographica tabula /

    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
  • Nova totius terrarum orbis tabula /

    Nova totius terrarum orbis tabula /

    Relief shown pictorially. Includes col. ill. Insets: Polus arcticus -- Polus antarcticus -- Polus septentrionalis -- Systema mundi juxtamentem Claudii Ptolemaei Alexand -- Genuinum mundi systema secundum N. Copernici hypothesin -- Polus meridionalis. Mounted on cloth. LC copy imperfect: Fold-lined vertically in half. Pin holes in cloth tape in all corners. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Wit, Frederik De.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1660
  • [Sphendonē], hoc est, fvnda Posidonii.

    [Sphendonē], hoc est, fvnda Posidonii.

    From Bertius' Ancient Geography. Paris, 1630. In Latin and Greek. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Posidonius
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1630
  • Noua orbis terrarum delineatio singulari ratione accommodata meridiano tabb. Rudolphi astronomicarum /

    Noua orbis terrarum delineatio singulari ratione accommodata ...

    Relief shown pictorially. Appears in Johannes Kepler's Tabvlae Rudolphinae. Ulm : Johannes Saur, 1627-30. Prime meridian based on the astronomer Tycho Brahe's observatory in Denmark. Map drawn in three parts (left to right): 1 half-hemisphere (15 cm. radius), 1 hemisphere (29 cm. in diameter), and 1 half-hemisphere (15 cm. radius). Shirley, Rodney W. Mapping of the world. 1983, p. 358-9 Bricker, Charles. Landmarks of ...

    • Contributor: Eckebrecht, Philipp
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1630
  • Mappa totius mundi : adornata juxta observationes dnn. academiae regalis scientiarum et nonnullorum aliorum secundum annotationes recentissimas /

    Mappa totius mundi : adornata juxta observationes dnn. academ...

    Relief shown pictorially. Appears in Tobias Conrad Lotter's Atlas géographique de cent et huit cartes générales et spéciales. Augsburg, 1778. Includes note, ill., and ancillary maps of the northern hemisphere and southern hemisphere. Date principally obscured. Vertically fold-lined in half, mounted on cloth. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: L'Isle, Guillaume De
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Antiquissima orbis delineatio.

    Antiquissima orbis delineatio.

    Ordway - 11 (color slide) Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1905
  • Orbis terrarum nova et accuratissima tabula /

    Orbis terrarum nova et accuratissima tabula /

    Relief shown pictorially. Appears in the author's Atlas minor. Amsterdam, 1690? Includes ancillary maps of north polar region and south polar region and col. ill. Mounted on cloth. LC copy imperfect: Fold-lined vertically in half. Minor losses along upper half of fold. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Visscher, Nicolaes
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1690
  • Planisphaerivm Aratevm sive Compages Orbivm Mvndanorvm ex hypothesi Aratea in plano expressa.

    Planisphaerivm Aratevm sive Compages Orbivm Mvndanorvm ex hyp...

    Appears in Andreas Cellarius' Harmonia macrocosmica. Amstelodami : Apud Gerardum Valk & Petrum Schenk, 1708. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy accompanied by photocopy. LC copy hand colored. Stamped in blue ink in lower left margin: 309A.

    • Contributor: Cellarius, Andreas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1708
  • [Nova et accuratissima totius terrarum orbis tabula].

    [Nova et accuratissima totius terrarum orbis tabula].

    Relief shown pictorially. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes col. ill. in margins. Vault

    • Contributor: Blaeu, Joan
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1664