• Hiberniae, Britannicae Insvlae nova descripto.

    Relief shown pictorially. Phillips, 406 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. 1 map ; 34 x 47 cm.

    • Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1598
  • [Map and views illustrating Sir Francis Drake's West Indian voyage, 1585-6].

    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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  • 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 x 42 cm.

    • 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, Ort 1 Includes "De Mona druidum insula" by H. Llwyd. Exhibited: A world of names, 1990. DLC Exhibited: Images of the World, 1984. DLC Available also through the Library of Congress Web ...

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

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  • 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 ...

    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. 1 map ; 31 x 42 cm.

    • Contributor: White, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1590
  • 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 All sheets bear a watermark of a triple pointed crown. DLC Two stamps on verso of upper left hand sheet: Fürstl. Waldburg Wolfegg'sches Kupferstichkabinett -- Furstl. Waldbg. Wolf. Bibliothek. DLC Exhibited: Rivers, ...

    • Contributor: 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 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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  • Americae sive qvartae orbis partis nova et exactissima descriptio /

    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
  • S. Augustini : pars est terra Florida, sub latitudine 30 grad, ora vero maritima humilior est, lancinata et insulosa.

    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. DLC 1 ms. map : col. ; 40 x 54 cm.

    • Contributor: Boazio, Baptista - White, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1589
  • 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. DLC Includes text, 2 ancillary maps showing landing at California and Java, 2 ancillary views showing Drake's welcome at Moluccas and Drake's ship ...

    • Contributor: Hondius, Jodocus
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1595
  • Portugalliae : que olim Lusitania, nouissima & exactissima descriptio /

    "... 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. 1 map : hand col. ; 33 x 51 cm.

    • Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1579
  • 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. 3 maps on 1 sheet : hand col. ; 32 x 21 cm. or smaller, sheet 44 x 56 ...

    • Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1584
  • 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. DLC Front cover displays the name and arms of Jean, comte de Hoya, bishop of Münster and Osnabrück (1566-74). DLC Phillips, 3389 Koeman, C. Atlantes Neerlandici, Ort 1A ...

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

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  • 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 ...

    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
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    Atlas sive Cosmographicae meditationes de fabrica mvndi et fabricati figvra. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    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
  • Atlas sive Cosmographicæ meditationes de fabrica mvndi et fabricati figvra.

    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
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    Theatrum orbis terrarum. Catalog Record Only

    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. 1 atlas (viii, [106] leaves, [56] p.) : maps ; 42 cm. (fol.)

    • Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1570
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    Geographia Vniversalis, Vetvs et nova, Catalog Record Only

    10 p.l., [34] p., 1 l., 155 p., 48 maps, 157-195 (1) p. incl. diagrs. 33 cm.

    • Contributor: Ptolemy
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1542
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    Ducatus Iuraemontis comita Suntgoviae Landgraviat Edelsassiae ; Marcha Boiorum Marcha Orientalis quae et Austria. Catalog Record Only

    Relief shown pictorially. Facsimiles. Original version: [ca. 1540-1550]. Stamped on verso: Lichtdruck Jaffe. Includes ill. 2 maps on 1 sheet ; 23 x 22 cm. and 24 x 20 cm., sheet 32 x 45 cm.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1540
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    Theatrum orbis terrarum. Catalog Record Only

    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
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    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 ... Catalog Record Only

    Relief shown Pictorially. "Reproduced in 1967 by Historic Urban Plans, Ithaca, New York." "LC copy is number 4 of an edition limited to 500 copies." DLC 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
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    Americae sive qvartae orbis partis nova et exactissima descriptio / Catalog Record Only

    Covers North and South America with the adjacent seas. Relief shown pictorially. Col. xerographic copy of black-and-white original. Includes texts in cartouche, statements of dedication, coats-of-arms, ill. of allegorical figure "Victoria", ill. of sailing ships at sea, and of imaginary marine creatures. 1 map ; 82 x 85 cm.

    • Contributor: Gutiérrez, Diego
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1562
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    Açores Insvlae / Catalog Record Only

    Relief shown pictorially. Appears in Ortelius' Theatrum orbis terrarum. 1592. Includes col. ill. Text on verso. On verso: 15. 1 map : hand col. ; 31 x 44 cm.

    • Contributor: Teixeira, Luís
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1584
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    [Egypt, Nile Delta, and Palestine]. Catalog Record Only

    Title devised by cataloger. Relief shown by landform drawings. Fine-cut woodblock map of Egypt and what is now southern Israel and parts of Palestine, including as far north as Jerusalem and Jericho. From: "Quae intus continentur Syria, Palestina, Arabia, Aegyptus, Schondia, Holmiae." 1 map : photocopy ; 23 x 33 cm

    • Contributor: Ziegler, Jacob
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1532
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    Cairus, quae olim Babylon; Aegypti maxima urbs. Catalog Record Only

    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