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  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Tavola dell' isole nuove, le quali son nominate occidentali & indiane per diversi respetti : cum privilegio 1550. Catalog Record

    Tavola dell' isole nuove, le quali son nominate occidentali &...

    Relief shown pictorially. Transferred from the collection of the Canal Zone Library-Museum, 1980. Attributed to Sebastian Münster. LC copy annotated in lower margin prior to reproduction: A map of North and South America in 1550. Literal translation of title is "Map of the New Islands which are called the Occident and Indian by divers persons." Published under permission of the Council. Includes ill. LC ...

    • Contributor: Münster, Sebastian
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1550
  • 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
  • Isolario di Benedetto Bordone nel qual si ragiona di tutte l'isole del mondo, con li lor nomi antichi & moderni, historie, fauole, & modi del loro viuere & in qual parte del mare stanno, & in qual parallelo & clima giaciono. Catalog Record

    Isolario di Benedetto Bordone nel qual si ragiona di tutte l'...

    Relief shown pictorially. Originally published as: Libro di Benedetto Bordone nel qual si ragiona de tutte l'isole del mondo, Venice, 1528. Place of publication and printer statement from colophon. Signatures: 2A4 2B-2D2 A-D6 E4 F2 G-M6 N8 (2D2 and N8 versos blank). Leaves iiii, xliiii, and lxiii misnumbered v, xliii, and lxiiii. Leaves [5-10] and xxix-xxx include four double-page maps. Title and some additional ...

    • Contributor: Bordon, Benedetto
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1547
  • Universale della nuovamente parte del mondo ritrovata. Catalog Record

    Universale della nuovamente parte del mondo ritrovata.

    Relief shown pictorially. In upper left corner: 455. In upper right corner: 456. Vault

    • Contributor: Gastaldo, Jacopo
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1565
  • [Henry Harrisse collection]. Catalog Record

    [Henry Harrisse collection].

    Consists of pen and ink drawings, pencil sketches, facsimiles, and photographs of significant early maps showing all or part of America during the period of discovery. Included are 16 17th century maps and views attributed to Joan Vinckeboons. The collection also consists of letters, correspondence, and other miscellaneous items. Inventory and personal and corporate name index in Geography & Map Division Reading Room. Vault ...

    • Contributor: Harrisse, Henry
    • Original Format: Maps - Collection
    • Date: 1511
  • Descriptionis Ptolemaicae avgmentvm, Catalog Record

    Descriptionis Ptolemaicae avgmentvm,

    • Contributor: Wytfliet, Corneille
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1598
  • 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 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
  • 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
  • Geographische vnd historische Beschreibung der vberauss grosser Landtschafft America, welche auch West India vnd jhrer Grösse halben die New Welt genennet wirt : gar artig vnd nach der Kunst in XX Mappen oder Landtaffeln verfasset vnd jetzt newlich in Kupffer gestochen vnd an Tag gegeben ... / Catalog Record

    Geographische vnd historische Beschreibung der vberauss gross...

    Translation of José de Acosta's De natura Novi Orbis libri duo. Cf. Alden. The 20 maps, unsigned, and drawn at different scales, are each printed on a bifolium (in LC copy attached to a stub to form a double plate), with explanatory letterpress on the reverse. The bifolia are "signed" in direction-line position 1-7, 9, 9, 10-13, [14], 15-20. Signatures: *2 A-N2. Alden, J.E. ...

    • Contributor: Acosta, José De
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1598
  • Le Novveau Monde descovvert et illvstre de nostre temps. Catalog Record

    Le Novveau Monde descovvert et illvstre de nostre temps.

    Described in the Library of Congress Quarterly journal of current acquisitions, v. 6, no. 3, May 1949, p. 20-21.

    • Contributor: Thevet, André
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1581