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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
  • Die neuwen Inseln, so hinder Hispanien gegen Orient bey dem land India ligen.

    Relief shown pictorially. South America labeled in German, geographic features otherwise in Latin. Appears in the author's Cosmographei. Basel, Switzerland. 1550. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Exhibited: Rivers, edens, empires: Lewis & Clark and the revealing of America, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., July 24-Nov. 29, 2003. Fold-lined.

    • Contributor: Münster, Sebastian
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1550
  • [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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    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.

    • Contributor: Gutiérrez, Diego
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1562
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    Tabula nouarum insularum, quas diuersis respectibus Occidentales & Indianas uocant. Catalog Record Only

    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
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    Americae et proximar regionvm orae descriptio. Catalog Record Only

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

    • Contributor: Massa, Giovanni Battista
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1580
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    [Map of the Western Hemisphere] / Catalog Record Only

    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
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    Navigationi dil mondo novo / Catalog Record Only

    Shows the North Atlantic region including western Europe, western Africa, eastern North America, and northern South America. Fold-lined. Vendor: Martayan Lan Acquisitions control no. 2009-105

    • Contributor: Nicolay, Nicolas De
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1563