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  • [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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  • [Portolan chart of the Mediterranean and connecting seas].

    Portolan chart with seaport names given for all coastlines. Does not cover Black Sea. Title devised by cataloguer. Oriented with north to the right (indicated by fleurs-de-lys). Contains 11 compass roses in a circle centered on Sicily, 2 additional roses in Iberia, and rhumb lines connecting all roses and some central points without roses. Manuscript: pen-and-ink (brown) and dark watercolors. LC Nautical charts on ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1550
  • [San Juan de Ulúa /

    Ground plan of a projected fortress.

    • Contributor: Eraso, Cristóbal De. - Hans and Hanni Kraus Sir Francis Drake Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1570
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    [Map of western South America]. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    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.

    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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  • L'Amérique centr[ale] /

    Shows North America south of Canada including the Caribbean. Traced from a ms. world map created for Henri II in 1542 as reproduced in Jomard's Les monuments de la geographie (plate XIX.1), 1842-1862 (Phillips 251). Reversed in lower left: 1556?. Oriented with south to the top. Pen-and-ink and red paint on tracing paper. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 83 Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1542
  • [Geografia tavole moderne di geografia].

    Relief shown pictorially. Some maps entirely in Italian, some maps entirely in Latin. Title derived by cataloger from title page of bound Lafréry atlas. Seventeen loose sheets that appear in atlases sold by Antoine Lafréry. Phillips, 5917 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Lafréry, Antoine - Forlani, Paolo - Gastaldi, Giacomo
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1575

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  • [Tasker Howard Bliss collection of World War I maps and other related graphic materials].

    Consists principally of col. and black-and-white maps of Europe (as a whole) and of individual European countries and regions during the period of World War I and the succeeding Paris Peace Conference of 1919. Some of these are annotated with ms. (ink, col. pencil) additions. Also there are various related maps of Asia and Turkey, and miscellaneous maps of Texas, Wisconsin, and Washington D.C. ...

    • Contributor: Bliss, Tasker Howard
    • Original Format: Maps - Collection
    • Date: 1585-19
  • La herdike enterprinse faict par le Signeur Draeck D'Avoir cirquit toute la Terre /

    Includes two inset maps and a portrait of Francis Drake. Kraus, H.P. Sir Francis Drake, 48 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Gift of Hans P. and Hanni Kraus.

    • Contributor: Sype, Nicola Van - Hans and Hanni Kraus Sir Francis Drake Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1581
  • 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. Originally printed on 2 sheets, each 48 x 40 cm. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text and ill. Vault

    • Contributor: Forlani, Paolo - Bertelli, Ferando - Gastaldi, Giacomo - Rosenwald, Lessing J. (Lessing Julius)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1565
  • [Portolan chart of the Pacific coast from Mexico to northern Chile].

    Spanish? Title supplied by cataloger. Pen-and-ink; black, brown, green, and red. Trimmed to a rough rectangle. Matted and mounted between sheets of transparent lucite. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes col. ill. Imperfect: Some tears on edge and several holes. Vault

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1500
  • 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
  • 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
  • Das heilig Lande mit Ausztheilung der zwoelff Geschlechter.

    Relief shown pictorially. Title and text in German. Place names in Latin. Appears in Sebastian Munster's Cosmographey. Basel : Sebastian Petri, 1588. Exhibition: Jordanian Display, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., May 25-27, 2005. Includes notes. LC copy imperfect: Central fold line with 2 stains at center, mended tear in central right margin. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ...

    • Contributor: Münster, Sebastian - Henricpetri, Sebastian
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1588
  • 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. 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
  • [Portolan atlas of the Mediterranean Sea, western Europe, and the northwest coast of Africa].

    Title supplied by cataloger. Attributed to Joan Oliva by John Wolter in A portolan atlas of the Mediterranean Sea and western European waters, with a world map, 1987. Pen-and-ink and watercolor on vellum. World map painted on paper affixed to vellum. Six blank paper pages precede and follow the 10 vellum pages of maps. Circular watermarks on pp. [3] and [19]. Bound in contemporary ...

    • Contributor: Oliva, Joan
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1590

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  • [San Juan de Ulúa /

    Watercolor on vellum. Upper corners damp marked, with very slight marking of the drawing. Mounted on cloth. Kraus, H.P. Sir Francis Drake, 46 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Gift of Hans P. and Hanni Kraus.

    • Contributor: Eraso, Cristóbal De. - Hans and Hanni Kraus Sir Francis Drake Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1570
  • [Mapa del Golfo y costa de la Nueva España : desde el Río de Panuco hasta el cabo de Santa Elena ...].

    Relief shown pictorially. Shows the coast from the vicinity of the Cape Fear River in North Carolina of the United States, location of Indian settlements, and lakes and rivers in the region to the Pánuco River in Mexico; the interior is as far north as the latitude of the Tennessee River. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. ...

    • Contributor: Santa Cruz, Alonso De - Archivo General De Indias
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1572
  • 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. 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
  • [Chart of the Mediterranean, Black Sea, and the coasts of western Europe and northwest Africa] /

    Title devised by cataloguer. Catalan titles for illustrations. Latin statement of responsibility. Oriented with north to the right. Contains 5 wind roses. LC Nautical charts on vellum, 7. Pen-and-ink and goauche. Includes 2 bar scales in unidentified units, and many illustrations throughout. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Prunes, Mateus
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1559
  • 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. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: White, John - Bry, Theodor De - Harriot, Thomas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1590
  • 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
  • [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 - Bigges, Walter - Croftes - Jay I. Kislak Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1585-09

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  • Atlas sive Cosmographicae meditationes de fabrica mvndi et fabricati figvra.Dvisbvrgi Clivorvm [1595]

    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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  • 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