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  • 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 - Power, Robert H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1595
  • Peruuiae avriferæ regionis typus /

    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. Vault

    • Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1584
  • [Map and views illustrating Sir Francis Drake's West Indian voyage, 1585-6].

    [Map and views illustrating Sir Francis Drake's West Indian v...

    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 - Bigges, Walter - Croftes - Jay I. Kislak Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1585-09

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  • Portugalliae : que olim Lusitania, nouissima & exactissima descriptio /

    Portugalliae : que olim Lusitania, nouissima & exactissima de...

    "... 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. Filed with Eastham Collection in G&M Vault: EA 225-A: ga61 02-20-2013

    • Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham - Seco, Fernando Alvares
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1560
  • 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
  • Theatrum orbis terrarum.

    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. Exhibited: Images of the World, 1984. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as ...

    • Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham - Diesth, Aegid. Coppenius (Aegidius Coppenius) - Llwyd, Humphrey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1570

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  • Tartariae sive Magni Chami Regni tÿpus.

    Tartariae sive Magni Chami Regni tÿpus.

    Covers northern Asia. Relief shown pictorially. From Abraham Ortelius's atlas: Theatrvm Orbis Terrarvm, 1603 ed. Hand col. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text, notes, and col. ill. Text on verso.

    • Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham - Vrients, Jan Baptista
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1570
  • S. Augustini : pars est terra Florida, sub latitudine 30 grad, ora vero maritima humilior est, lancinata et insulosa.

    S. Augustini : pars est terra Florida, sub latitudine 30 grad...

    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. G3934.S2 1589 .B6 Copy 1 previously shelved under: G3934.S2 1589 .W4 Copy 1. he01 2009-05-04.

    • Contributor: Boazio, Baptista - Hans and Hanni Kraus Sir Francis Drake Collection (Library of Congress) - White, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1589
  • Hiberniae, Britannicae Insvlae nova descripto.

    Hiberniae, Britannicae Insvlae nova descripto.

    Relief shown pictorially. Phillips, 406 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Filed with Eastham Collection in G&M Vault: EA 20-A: ga61 02-20-2013

    • Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1598
  • Atlas sive Cosmographicae meditationes de fabrica mvndi et fabricati figvra.Dvisbvrgi Clivorvm [1595]

    Atlas sive Cosmographicae meditationes de fabrica mvndi et fa...

    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
    • Date: 1595

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  • Atlas sive Cosmographicae meditationes de fabrica mvndi et fabricati figvra. Catalog Record

    Atlas sive Cosmographicae meditationes de fabrica mvndi et fa...

    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
  • [Map of western South America]. Catalog Record

    [Map of western South America].

    Relief shown pictorially. Title supplied by cataloger. Attributed to Gerard Mercator? Cf. Philip D. Burden's letter, April 14, 1994, to James Flatness. In cartouche: Celeberrimæ prouinciæ in America versus occidentem ... Andreas Theuetus Latius hoc commemorat. In lower border: Meridies. Includes note and ill. LC copy incomplete: One sheet of 6 sheets? Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ...

    • Contributor: Mercator, Gerhard - Thevet, André
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1569
  • Theatrum orbis terrarum.

    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. Front cover displays the name and arms of Jean, comte de Hoya, bishop of Münster and Osnabrück (1566-74). Phillips, 3389 Koeman, C. Atlantes Neerlandici, Ort 1A Includes "De ...

    • Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham - Diesth, Aegid. Coppenius (Aegidius Coppenius) - Llwyd, Humphrey
    • 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 illius interiora & maritima diligentissimè lustrauit, & exactissimè dimensus est, obseruata etiam singulorum fluminum inter se distantia, ut ipsemet redux Carolo .IX. Galliarum regi, demonstrauit.

    Floridae Americae provinciae recens & exactissima descriptio ...

    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
  • [Portolan atlas of 9 charts and a world map, etc. Dedicated to Hieronymus Ruffault, Abbot of St. Vaast].

    [Portolan atlas of 9 charts and a world map, etc. Dedicated t...

    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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  • 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
  • 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 descripta est, additis etiam Indigenarum Iconibus /

    Americæ pars, nunc Virginia dicta : primum ab Anglis inuenta,...

    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. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: White, John - Bry, Theodor De - Harriot, Thomas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1590
  • Americae sive qvartae orbis partis nova et exactissima descriptio /

    Americae sive qvartae orbis partis nova et exactissima descri...

    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 - Cock, Hieronymus - Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1562
  • Londinvm feracissimi Angliae Regni metropolis. Catalog Record

    Londinvm feracissimi Angliae Regni metropolis.

    Scale not given. Bird's-eye-view. Place names in English. From Braun and Hogenberg's Civitates orbis terrarum. Differs from other edition in typeface and layout of verso text. Includes 2 texts in Latin, 2 coats of arms, and illus. of human figures. Text in Latin on verso. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: [Braun, Georg]
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1572
  • Açores Insvlae / Catalog Record

    Açores Insvlae /

    Relief shown pictorially. Appears in Ortelius' Theatrum orbis terrarum. 1592. Includes col. ill. Text on verso. On verso: 15.

    • Contributor: Teixeira, Luís
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1584
  • Theatrvm orbis terrarvm. Catalog Record

    Theatrvm orbis terrarvm.

    • Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1595
  • [Egypt, course of Nile]. Catalog Record

    [Egypt, course of Nile].

    Title devised by cataloger. Oriented with north to the bottom. Copied from the 13th century Codex, the oldest available copy of "Geographia". Includes geographic notes on the margins. LC copy accompanied by negative photocopy. LC copy annotated: "Egypt, Course of Nile, Ptolemy, Mt. Athos manuscript, 2-4."

    • Contributor: Ptolemy
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1500
  • Lincolniæ Notinghamiæq[ue] comitatuũ noua vera et accurata descriptio : anno Domini 1576 / Catalog Record

    Lincolniæ Notinghamiæq[ue] comitatuũ noua vera et accurata de...

    Relief shown pictorially. From the author's An atlas of England and Wales, London, 1579. From the Rosenwald Collection, Library of Congress. Includes col. ill. and coats of arms. Vault Acquisitions control no. 19-82

    • Contributor: Saxton, Christopher
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1579
  • Epitome Theatri Orteliani, Catalog Record

    Epitome Theatri Orteliani,

    • Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1589
  • Londinvm feracissimi Angliae Regni metropolis. Catalog Record

    Londinvm feracissimi Angliae Regni metropolis.

    Scale not given. Has watermark. LC copy annotated in ink in upper right corner "11." Place names in English. From Braun and Hogenberg's Civitates orbis terrarum. Differs from other edition in typeface and layout of verso text. Includes 2 texts in Latin, 2 coats of arms, and illus. of human figures. Text in Latin on verso. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: [Braun, Georg]
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1572
  • [Egypt, Nile Delta, and Palestine]. Catalog Record

    [Egypt, Nile Delta, and Palestine].

    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."

    • Contributor: Ziegler, Jacob
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1532
  • Tabvlae geographicae Cl. Ptolemai... Catalog Record

    Tabvlae geographicae Cl. Ptolemai...

    • Contributor: Ptolemy
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1578
  • Americae et proximar regionvm orae descriptio. Catalog Record

    Americae et proximar regionvm orae descriptio.

    Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: Ferro. Second state. Acquisitions control no. 95-34 Vault

    • Contributor: Massa, Giovanni Battista
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1580
  • Brvxella, vrbs aulicorum frequentia fontium copia, magnificentia principalis aulæ, ciuicæ comus, ac plurium aliaru splendore, nobilissima: Et, quod, de sua burdegala dixit Ausonius, clementia heic coeli mitis, et irriquæ larga in dulgentia terræ. [Georgius Braun, et Franciscus Hohenbergius. Catalog Record

    Brvxella, vrbs aulicorum frequentia fontium copia, magnificen...

    Scale not given. Facsimile. Pictorial map. Houses shown in perspective. Indexed for points of interest. AACR2

    • Contributor: [Braun, Georg]
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1570
  • Algieri fortificato l'anno MDLXXVIIII. Catalog Record

    Algieri fortificato l'anno MDLXXVIIII.

    Bird's-eye views show city wall, castle, coast defences, port fortifications, buildings, mosques, light house, roads, two large ships sailing and two ships docked at the port, and physical features: coastal line, water canals, vegetation, etc. Includes index to important buildings.

    • Contributor: Schoel, Hendrick Van
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1579
  • Damascvs : vrbs nobilissima ad Libanum montem, totius Sÿria metropolis / Catalog Record

    Damascvs : vrbs nobilissima ad Libanum montem, totius Sÿria m...

    Relief shown Pictorially. Facsimile of 1575? to 1620. LC copy annotated: "This is number [3] of an edition limited to 500 copies". Bird's-eye view of Damascus city of Syria, "The Noble populated capital of of Mount Lebanon." [Appeared in Braum, George and Franz Hogenburg. Civitates orbis terrarum, Cologne: Pieter von Brachel?, ca. 1620, v.2, plate 55.] Includes illustrations

    • Contributor: Braun, Georg - Hogenberg, Frans - Historic Urban Plans (Firm)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1575
  • Typus orbis universalis. Catalog Record

    Typus orbis universalis.

    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
  • Alexandri Magni Macedonis expeditio / Catalog Record

    Alexandri Magni Macedonis expeditio /

    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
  • [Egyptus and Marmarica]. Catalog Record

    [Egyptus and Marmarica].

    Relief shown by landform drawings. Fine-cut woodblock map of Egypt and Marmarica (area between Egypt and Cyrenaica - present day Libya), or what is currently known as the Egyptian Western Desert. From "Quae intus continentur Syria, Palestina, Arabia, Aegyptus, Schondia, Holmiae."

    • Contributor: Ziegler, Jacob
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1532
  • Tabula nouarum insularum, quas diuersis respectibus Occidentales & Indianas uocant. Catalog Record

    Tabula nouarum insularum, quas diuersis respectibus Occidenta...

    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
  • Brvxella, Catalog Record

    Brvxella,

    Scale not given. Pictorial map. Houses shown in perspective. Indexed for points of interest. Text on verso. AACR2 Vault

    • Contributor: [Braun, Georg]
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1570
  • Ducatus Iuraemontis comita Suntgoviae Landgraviat Edelsassiae ; Marcha Boiorum Marcha Orientalis quae et Austria. Catalog Record

    Ducatus Iuraemontis comita Suntgoviae Landgraviat Edelsassiae...

    Relief shown pictorially. Facsimiles. Original version: [ca. 1540-1550]. Stamped on verso: Lichtdruck Jaffe. Includes ill. Acquisitions control no. 95-15 Vault

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1540
  • Theatrvm orbis terrarvm. Catalog Record

    Theatrvm orbis terrarvm.

    • Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1574
  • A discription of Aegipt from Cair downeward / Catalog Record

    A discription of Aegipt from Cair downeward /

    Covers large portion of North East Africa (present-day Tunisia, Libya, and Egypt), southward to Ethiopia, and Horn of Africa, and eastward covering the Red Sea and parts of Arabian Peninsula. Relief shown by landform drawings. Linschoten's writings contained maps drawn from Portuguese sources, and the early European discoveries in 15-16th century. From: "Itinerario: Voyage ofte schipvaert van Jan Huyghen van Linschoten naer Oost ofte ...

    • Contributor: Linschoten, Jan Huygen Van
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1598
  • Theatrvm orbis terrarvm. Opus nunc denuo ab ipso auctore recognitum, multisquè locis castigatum, & quamplurimis nouis tabulis atquè commentarijs auctum. Catalog Record

    Theatrvm orbis terrarvm. Opus nunc denuo ab ipso auctore reco...

    • Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1592
  • Typvs orbis terrarvm / Catalog Record

    Typvs orbis terrarvm /

    Acquisitions control no. 18-85

    • Contributor: Hondius, Jodocus
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1589
  • Geographia. Catalog Record

    Geographia.

    • Contributor: Ptolemy
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1507
  • Flandriae comitatvs descriptio. Catalog Record

    Flandriae comitatvs descriptio.

    Scale ca. 1:450,000. Has watermark. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. "Cum privilegio ad decennium 1590." From the author's atlas "Theatrvm orbis terrarvm," 1592 ed. Includes inset of the Western Scheldt estuary. Text on verso. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1592
  • Theatrum orbis terrarum. Catalog Record

    Theatrum orbis terrarum.

    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
  • Mexico, regia et celebris Hispaniae novae civitas ; Cusco, regni Peru in novo orbe caput. Catalog Record

    Mexico, regia et celebris Hispaniae novae civitas ; Cusco, re...

    Bird's-eye views. Relief shown pictorially. Appears in Braun & Hogenberg's Civitates orbis terrarum, 1572-1618. Provenance: Gift of Jay I. Kislak Foundation. Sabin, 7448 Vertically fold-lined at center. Kislak accession no. 1998.005.00.0002

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1572
  • Septentrionalivm partivm, nova tabvla. Catalog Record

    Septentrionalivm partivm, nova tabvla.

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

    • Contributor: Zeno, Niccol
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1558
  • Peruuiae avriferæ regionis typus / Catalog Record

    Peruuiae avriferæ regionis typus /

    Shows portion of Central America, northwestern South America, southern United States, and coast of Tamaulipas in Mexico. Relief shown pictorially. Transferred from the collection of the Canal Zone Library-Museum, 1980. Appears in the author's Théâtre de l'univers ... 1598. Phillips 406 Includes ill. French text on verso. Annotated in pencil, on verso, with Canal Zone Library map checklist number: 28. Vault

    • Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1598
  • Specvlvm orbis terrarvm. Catalog Record

    Specvlvm orbis terrarvm.

    • Contributor: Jode, Gerard De
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1578
  • Ptolemaevs avctvs restitvtvs... Catalog Record

    Ptolemaevs avctvs restitvtvs...

    • Contributor: Ptolemy
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1520
  • Aegyptvs Antiqva / Catalog Record

    Aegyptvs Antiqva /

    Map is dedicated to the Humanist and medical doctor Scipio Fabio from Bologna. Relief shown pictorially. Inset: Alexandri Nor. Nomvs. LC copy contains annotations in pencil and color pencil on verso.

    • Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1580
  • Americae et proximarum regionum orae descriptio / Catalog Record

    Americae et proximarum regionum orae descriptio /

    Relief shown pictorially. Issued to accompany Walter Bigges' Relation oder Beschreibung der Rheiss vnd Schiffahrt auss Engellandt ... 1589.

    • Contributor: Hogenberg, Frans
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1589
  • Additamentvm qvintvm, Catalog Record

    Additamentvm qvintvm,

    • Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1595
  • 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 quoque benè munita conspicitur, sed intra moenia ruinis, et ruderib. plena, Magnitudine Lutetiae Parisiorum respondet. Coloniae, 1575? / Catalog Record

    Alexandria : vetustissimum Aegÿpti emporium, Amplissima civit...

    Relief shown Pictorially. "Reproduced in 1967 by Historic Urban Plans, Ithaca, New York." LC copy: "This is number [4] of an edition limited to 500 copies." 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
  • Geographia Vniversalis, Vetvs et nova, Catalog Record

    Geographia Vniversalis, Vetvs et nova,

    • Contributor: Ptolemy
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1542
  • Speculum nauticum super nauigatione maris Occidentalis confectum ... Spiegel der zeevaerdt, vande nauigatie der Westersche zee Catalog Record

    Speculum nauticum super nauigatione maris Occidentalis confec...

    • Contributor: Waghenaer, Lucas Janszoon
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1586
  • Vniversale descrittione di tvtta la terra conoscivta fin qvi. Catalog Record

    Vniversale descrittione di tvtta la terra conoscivta fin qvi.

    Relief shown pictorially. Based on an earlier map by Giacomo Gastaldi. From the Rosenwald Collection, Library of Congress, no. 1304. Includes text and ill.

    • Contributor: Forlani, Paolo
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1565
  • Theatrvm orbis terrarvm; opus nunc tertio ab ipso auctore recognitum, multisque locis castigatum, & quamplurimis nouis tabulis atque commentarijs auctum. Catalog Record

    Theatrvm orbis terrarvm; opus nunc tertio ab ipso auctore rec...

    Maps on double leaves. This edition includes a colored portrait of Ortelius; the "Parergon in quo veteris geographiæ aliquot tabulæ", 14 l. (12 double); the "Nomenclator Ptolemaicvs; omnia locorvm vocabvla qvæ in tota Ptolemæi geographia occurrunt, continens", 77 p.; "De Mona, Drvidvm insvla ... epistola", by H. Lhuyd, [7] p. Copy imperfect: t.p. wanting.

    • Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1584
  • Americae sive qvartae orbis partis nova et exactissima descriptio / Catalog Record

    Americae sive qvartae orbis partis nova et exactissima descri...

    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.

    • Contributor: Gutiérrez, Diego
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1562
  • Cairus, quae olim Babylon; Aegypti maxima urbs. Catalog Record

    Cairus, quae olim Babylon; Aegypti maxima urbs.

    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
  • Parvum theatrum urbium, sive, Vrbium praecipuarum totius orbis brevis et methodica descriptio / Catalog Record

    Parvum theatrum urbium, sive, Vrbium praecipuarum totius orbi...

    Based, in part, on Georg Braun's Civitates orbis Terraum. Cf. leaf ):(2. Errors in paging: 328-330, 363-365 repeated. Signatures: ):(4 A-3C4 3D2. VD16 R 3024 Title page printed in red and black. Includes index. Copy 2 may be from the YA collection: YA 5683. vj21 2007-02-27.

    • Contributor: Romain, Adrien
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1595
  • [Map of the Western Hemisphere] / Catalog Record

    [Map of the Western Hemisphere] /

    Title plate to Nova Reperta, a series of engravings after drawings by Stradanus published by Galle in Antwerp. Shows Christopher Columbus pointing to a map of the Western Hemisphere. New France and Florida are indicated in North America. In addition to the map, notable developments in science and technology of the late 16th century are illustrated. Mounted on paper. LC copy imperfect: Margins trimmed. ...

    • Contributor: Straet, Jan Van Der
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1590
  • Theatrum orbis terrarum. Catalog Record

    Theatrum orbis terrarum.

    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. G&M microfilm 1051. Previously G1006.T5 1570b copy 2.

    • Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1570
  • Occidentalis Americæ partis ... / Catalog Record

    Occidentalis Americæ partis ... /

    Shows West Indies, portions of southern United States and Central America, and northern South America. Relief shown pictorially. Transferred from the collection of the Canal Zone Library-Museum, 1980. Annotated in lower margin prior to reproduction: Part of the Occidental America first found by Columbus. Map made in 1594. Includes coat of arms and ill. Annotated in pencil, on verso, with Canal Zone Library map ...

    • Contributor: Bry, Theodor De
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1594
  • Theatrvm orbis terrarvm. Catalog Record

    Theatrvm orbis terrarvm.

    • Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1579
  • Theatrvm orbis terrarvm. Opus nunc denuò ab ipso auctore recognitum, multisquè locis castigatum & quamplurimis nouis tabulis atquè commentarijs auctum. Catalog Record

    Theatrvm orbis terrarvm. Opus nunc denuò ab ipso auctore reco...

    • Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1573
  • Vrbis Romae sciographia ex antiquis monumentis accuratiss. delineata / Catalog Record

    Vrbis Romae sciographia ex antiquis monumentis accuratiss. de...

    Title from plates 2-5. Publication date from dedication; date of restrike from research. Plates 2-5, 8-11 are the Sciographia; plates 1, 6, 7, and 12 are the Triumph as originally issued. Achievement of arms of Rome "SPQR" on plate 2, and dedication to King of the French, Charles IX on plate 11. Frutaz, A.P. Le piante di Roma, XXII. Includes: Amplissimi ornatissimique triumphi uti ...

    • Contributor: Du Pérac, Etienne
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1574