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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 ...

    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 ...

    Contributor: White, John
    Site/Collection: Geography and Map Division - General Maps - American Memory - Catalog
    Original Format: Maps
    Date: 1590
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  • 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. ...

    Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham
    Site/Collection: Geography and Map Division - Louisiana: European Explorations and the Louisiana Purchase - Discovery and Exploration - American Memory - Catalog
    Original Format: Maps
    Date: 1584
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  • 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 ...

    Contributor: Hondius, Jodocus
    Site/Collection: Geography and Map Division - General Maps - American Memory - Catalog
    Original Format: Maps
    Date: 1595
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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 ...

    Site/Collection: Geography and Map Division - Discovery and Exploration - American Memory - Catalog
    Original Format: Maps
    Date: 1550
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  • 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 ...

    Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham
    Site/Collection: Geography and Map Division - Cultural Landscapes - American Memory - Catalog
    Original Format: Maps
    Date: 1579
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  • [Da Ming yu di tu].

    Title supplied. Copy imperfect: acquired copy has holes on some pages. DLC Includes text. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Gift; Warner purchase; 1929, no. ...

    Site/Collection: Geography and Map Division - General Maps - American Memory - Catalog
    Original Format: Maps
    Date: 1547
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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 ...

    Contributor: Fine, Oronce
    Site/Collection: Geography and Map Division - General Maps - American Memory - Catalog
    Original Format: Maps
    Date: 1531
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  • 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 ...

    Contributor: Waldseemüller, Martin - Waldseemüller, Martin
    Site/Collection: Geography and Map Division - Discovery and Exploration - American Memory - Catalog
    Original Format: Maps
    Date: 1507
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  • [Map and views illustrating Sir Francis Drake's West Indian voyage, 1585

    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 ...

    Contributor: Boazio, Baptista
    Site/Collection: Rare Book and Special Collections Division - Catalog
    Original Format: Books - Maps
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  • 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 ...

    Contributor: Boazio, Baptista - White, John
    Site/Collection: Rare Book and Special Collections Division - Geography and Map Division - Cities and Towns - The Kraus Collection of Sir Francis Drake - American Memory - Catalog
    Original Format: Maps
    Date: 1589
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  • Description du pays armorique à pres Bretaigne.

    Scale ca. 1:1,100,000. Relief shown pictorially. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. map 34 x 47 cm.

    Contributor: [Tavernier, Melchoir]
    Site/Collection: Geography and Map Division - General Maps - American Memory - Catalog
    Original Format: Maps
    Date: 1594
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  • [La Coruña. El Ferrol, Spain]

    Ink on paper. Kraus, H.P. Sir Francis Drake, 50b Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Gift of Hans P. and Hanni Kraus. DLC 2 ms. ...

    Site/Collection: Rare Book and Special Collections Division - Geography and Map Division - General Maps - Discovery and Exploration - The Kraus Collection of Sir Francis Drake - American Memory - Catalog
    Original Format: Maps
    Date: 1589
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  • 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, ...

    Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham
    Site/Collection: Geography and Map Division - General Maps - American Memory - Catalog
    Original Format: Maps
    Date: 1570
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  • [San Juan de Ulúa /

    Ground plan of a projected fortress. In black ink, with a part in yellow watercolor, on vellum. Mounted on cloth. Kraus, H.P. Sir Francis Drake, 47 Available also through the Library of ...

    Contributor: Eraso, Cristóbal De. - Eraso, Cristóbal De.
    Site/Collection: Rare Book and Special Collections Division - Geography and Map Division - Military Battles and Campaigns - The Kraus Collection of Sir Francis Drake - American Memory - Catalog
    Original Format: Maps
    Date: 1570
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  • 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
    Site/Collection: Geography and Map Division - General Maps - American Memory - Catalog
    Original Format: Maps
    Date: 1598
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  • 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 ...

    Contributor: Forlani, Paolo
    Site/Collection: Geography and Map Division - General Maps - American Memory - Catalog
    Original Format: Maps
    Date: 1565
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  • [La Coruña. El Ferrol, Spain]

    Pen and water colors on vellum. Both maps oriented with north to the bottom. Kraus, H.P. Sir Francis Drake, 50a Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster ...

    Site/Collection: Rare Book and Special Collections Division - Geography and Map Division - General Maps - The Kraus Collection of Sir Francis Drake - American Memory - Catalog
    Original Format: Maps
    Date: 1589
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  • [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/Collection: Geography and Map Division - Discovery and Exploration - American Memory - Catalog
    Original Format: Maps
    Date: 1500
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  • Expeditionis Hispanorum in Angliam vera descriptio. Anno Do: M D LXXXVIII.

    Intended to accompany: Ubaldini, Petruccio. A discourse concerninge the Spanishe fleete invadinge Englande in the yeare 1588. Some of the plates are signed by Robert Adams, artist, and Augustine Ryther, engraver. The ...

    Contributor: Adams, Robert
    Site/Collection: Rare Book and Special Collections Division - Geography and Map Division - Military Battles and Campaigns - The Kraus Collection of Sir Francis Drake - American Memory - Catalog
    Original Format: Maps
    Date: 1589
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  • 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 ...

    Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham
    Site/Collection: Geography and Map Division - General Maps - American Memory - Catalog
    Original Format: Maps
    Date: 1570
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