• 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. DLC Includes text, 2 ancillary maps showing landing at California and Java, 2 ancillary views showing Drake's welcome at Moluccas and Drake's ship ...

    • Contributor: Hondius, Jodocus
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1595
  • Atlas sive Cosmographicæ meditationes de fabrica mvndi et fabricati figvra.

    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
  • [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. DLC 1 ms. map : col. ; 51 x 71 cm.

    • Contributor: Eraso, Cristóbal De.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1570
  • 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]
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1594
  • 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
  • [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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  • 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 All sheets bear a watermark of a triple pointed crown. DLC Two stamps on verso of upper left hand sheet: Fürstl. Waldburg Wolfegg'sches Kupferstichkabinett -- Furstl. Waldbg. Wolf. Bibliothek. DLC Exhibited: Rivers, ...

    • Contributor: Waldseemüller, Martin
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1507
  • 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. 1 map : hand col. ; 41 x 75 cm.

    • Contributor: Forlani, Paolo
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1565
  • 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 map : hand col. ; 33 x 51 cm.

    • Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1579
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    Atlas sive Cosmographicae meditationes de fabrica mvndi et fabricati figvra. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    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
  • [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
  • [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. [1] Septemtrionalium regionum Suetiae Gothiae Norvegiae Daniae et terrarum adiacentium recens exactaq. descriptio Michaelis ...

    • Contributor: Lafréry, Antoine
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1575

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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. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 3 maps on 1 sheet : hand col. ; 32 x 21 cm. or smaller, sheet 44 x 56 ...

    • Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1584
  • [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 image. Gift of Hans P. and Hanni Kraus. DLC 2 ms. map on one sheet : col. ; 50 x 35 cm. and 50 x 34 cm. on sheet 52 x 71 ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1589
  • 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. DLC Front cover displays the name and arms of Jean, comte de Hoya, bishop of Münster and Osnabrück (1566-74). DLC Phillips, 3389 Koeman, C. Atlantes Neerlandici, Ort 1A ...

    • Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1570

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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 Web site as a raster image. Gift of Hans P. and Hanni Kraus. DLC 1 ms. map : col. ; 40 x 54 cm.

    • Contributor: Boazio, Baptista - White, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1589
  • 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 legends are in English. Kraus, H.P. Sir Francis Drake, 51 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Gift of Hans P. and Hanni Kraus. DLC LC ...

    • Contributor: Adams, Robert
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1589

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  • Vniversale descrittione di tvtto il monde /

    Relief shown pictorially. Probably the second state of the map. Differs from the first state in the reworking of Tierra del Fuego to include the Straits of Magellan. Presents Staten Island, west of Tierra del Fuego, as an island, presumably based on the observations of Hendrik Brouwer in 1643. Differs from the state owned by the Harry Ransom Center by the presence of a ...

    • Contributor: Rosaccio, Giuseppe
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1643
  • [The Oztoticpac lands map].

    Aztec pictorial document showing litigation map of Oztoticpac, an estate in Texcoco, ca. 1540. Title derived from The Quarterly Journal of the Library of Congress, "The Oztoticpac Lands Map of Texcoco 1540," v. 23, no. 2, April 1966, pp. 76-116. Red and black ink. Worm holes. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 559 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 1 ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1540
  • 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. DLC 1 map : hand col. ; 26 ...

    • Contributor: Münster, Sebastian
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1550
  • [Portolan chart of the Mediterranean and Black Seas with the west coast of Spain and Portugal] /

    Portolan chart with seaport names given for all coastlines. Title devised by cataloguer. Fragmentary signature on upper right portion leading into neck reads "Io Placid...". Oriented with north to the right (indicated by fleurs-de-lys). Contains 10 small and 4 large compass roses centered on Sicily. LC Nautical charts on vellum, 14. Pen-and-ink and goauche, with traces of gilding. Includes 2 scale bars (unidentified units), ...

    • Contributor: Oliva, Placido
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1575
  • 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 x 42 cm.

    • Contributor: Fine, Oronce
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1531
  • [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. 1 ms. map : col., vellum ; 33 x 85 cm.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1500
  • [Portolan chart of the Mediterranean, the Black Sea, and the coasts of Europe and northwest Africa].

    Portolan chart with seaport names given for all coastlines. Title devised by cataloguer. Contains 4 compass roses in a circle centered in Italy to the north of Rome and half of a fifth on the trimmed center left edge. Pen-and ink in brown, red, and green, with possible traces of gilding. The chart appears to have been cropped at the left and possibly the ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1500
  • 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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1598