The Luso-Hispanic World in Maps

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ASIA


Carta plana que contiene la navegacn. de Pulo Aor a Pulo Zapata...
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16. Carta plana que contiene la navegacn. de Pulo Aor à Pulo Zapata con los fondos que se hallan en ella y nuevos descubrimtos. de las Anambas en el año 1771 / todo nuevamte. correjido por los pilotos mas practicos de dha. navegn. 1771. Colored pen-and-ink ms., 71 x 48 cm. Scale ca. 1:1,500,000. (Maggs purchase map collection; 309). 91-680556.

This map depicting the South China Sea between Vietnam (including the Mekong River Delta) and the coast of Malaysia includes coastlines, coastal features, soundings, and an anchorage. In style, clear, precise, and delicate. This map is part of the G&M Division's collection from the Real Escuela de Navegación, Cadiz, Spain purchased from Maggs Brothers, London.

G9237.S6 1771 .C3 Vault

South China Sea/Vietnam/Malaysia--Coast



Carta plana que contiene parte de la costa de Malayo, Combodia, Tsiompa...
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17. Carta plana que contiene parte de la costa de Malayo, Combodia, Tsiompa y una parte de la Ysla de Borneo con las Yslas de Aor, correjid. segun las cartas de los pilotos practicos de esta carreras/. Rivelles, Pedro. Manila. 1771. 1 map. Colored pen-and-ink ms., 49 x 72 cm. Scale ca. 1:1,480,000. (Maggs purchase map collection; 308). 91-680557.

This map depicting the South China Sea, and the coasts of Vietnam (including the Mekong River Delta) and Malaysia includes coastlines, coastal features, soundings, shoals, and navigation routes; also contains a heading note. This map is part of the G&M Division's collection from the Real Escuela de Navegación, Cadiz, Spain purchased from Maggs Brothers, London.

G9237.S6 1771 .R5 Vault

South China Sea/Vietnam/Malaysia--Coast


Carta plana que contiene parte de la costa de Malayo...
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18. Carta plana que contiene parte de la costa de Malayo como asimismo parte de la ysla de Sumatra y de Banca, a reglada segun lade Tir. dapres exsepto las ylas de Aor que estan situadas como las Fraen las cartas de los pilotos de esta carrera/. [1770] Colored pen-and-ink ms., 50 x 71 cm. Scale ca. 1:785,000. (Maggs purchase map collection; 318b). 91-683561.

This map of the East Coast of Sumatra, the eastern portion of the Strait of Malacca, and the coast of Malaysia includes coastlines, islands, and soundings. A line in red ink indicates partial route of an expedition. Map is copied after one by the French cartographer, Après de Mannevillette (1707-1780). This map is part of the G&M Division's collection from the Real Escuela de Navegación, Cadiz, Spain purchased from Maggs Brothers, London.

G9182.M2 1770 .C3 Vault

Strait of Malacca/Indonesia/Sumatra, Indonesia--East Coast/Malaysia--Coast


Carta plana que contiene parte del Archipielago de las Philipinas y...
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19. Carta plana que contiene parte del Archipielago de las Philipinas y ... parte de la costa de Cochinchina emendadas algunas cosas por las ... modernas de los pilotos practicos de esta carrera : la derrota qe. se demuestra entre los bajos ... el Navio Frances nombrado el Camello el año de 1759 qe. ... para canton y dio con ellos ynpemadamente / deligneada en la Frana. en abril de 1770. Colored pen-and-ink ms., 50 x 70 cm. Scale ca. 1:1,850,000. (Maggs purchase map collection; 304a). 90-680721.

This map of the South China Sea between the Philippines and Vietnam includes coastlines, coastal features, rhumb lines, settlements, and routes of expeditions; a line in red ink from the Bay of Manila to the island of Sapora appears to indicate an ideal or projected expeditionary route. This map is part of the G&M Division's collection from the Real Escuela de Navegación, Cadiz, Spain purchased from Maggs Brothers, London.

G9237.S6 1770 .C3 Vault

South China Sea/Philippines/Vietnam


Carta plana segunda parte del Estrecho de Malaca desde las Yslas de Daru...
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20. Carta plana segunda parte del Estrecho de Malaca desde las Yslas de Daru hasta la de Pulotimon segun la de Mr. Dapres con un plano particular de la Punta de la Romania y sus bajos. [17--?]. Pen-and-ink ms., 51 x 71 cm. Scale ca. 1:830,000. (Maggs purchase map collection; 318a). 91-680597.

Inset map: "Descripcion dela punta dela Romania".

This map showing the Strait of Malacca, islands, and portions of Sumatra, Malaysia and Singapore includes coastlines, coastal features, islands, shoals, and soundings. Copied after the French cartographer, Après de Mannevillette (1707-1780). This map is part of the G&M Division's collection from the Real Escuela de Navegación, Cadiz, Spain purchased from Maggs Brothers, London.

G9182.M2 17-- .C3 Vault

Strait of Malacca/Sumatra, Indonesia/Indonesia/Malaysia/Singapore


Carta que contiene la navegación desde Pulo Zapata hasta Manila con una parte de la costa de la Ysla de Luzon...
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21. Carta que contiene la navegación desde Pulo Zapata hasta Manila con una parte de la costa de la Ysla de Luzon y la de Paragoa / nuevamte. correjida por los pilotos mas practicos desta navegación, año de 1771. Colored pen-and-ink ms., 49 x 71 cm. Scale ca. 1:1,800,000. (Maggs purchase map collection; 304b). 91-683742.

This map of the South China Sea between Luzon and Paragoa, Philippines and the coast of Vietnam includes coastlines, coastal features, rhumb lines, and shoals; also shows part of an expeditionary route taken by a French vessel in 1759. In style, clear, precise, and delicate. This map is part of the G&M Division's collection from the Real Escuela de Navegación, Cadiz, Spain purchased from Maggs Brothers, London.

G9237.S6 1771 .C29 Vault

South China Sea/Philippines/Vietnam


Carta que contiene la primera parte del Estrecho de Malaca desde la Punta del Rey...
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22. Carta que contiene la primera parte del Estrecho de Malaca desde la Punta del Rey hasta las Yslas de Daru segun Musur Dapres / delineado por el segundo piloto de la Real Armada D. Bernabe Muñoz, año de 1798. Muñoz, Bernabe. 1798. Colored pen-and-ink ms., 51 x 71 cm. Scale ca. 1:850,000. (Maggs purchase map collection; 307). 91-680544.

This map depicting the northern part of Sumatra includes coastlines, coastal features, and soundings. In style, clear and precise. Map orientation not given. Map based on one by the French cartographer, Après de Mannevillette (1707-1780). This map is part of the G&M Division's collection from the Real Escuela de Navegación, Cadiz, Spain purchased from Maggs Brothers, London.

G8080 1798 .M8 Vault

Sumatra, Indonesia--East Coast/Indonesia/Strait of Malacca


23. A Chart of the Islands between Formosa and the Philippines. June, W. 1763. Colored pen-and-ink ms., 93 x 49 cm. Scale ca. 1:735,000. (Howe; 61). 73-691546.

This is an English map of islands between Taiwan (formerly Formosa) and the Philippines and includes a portion of the island of Luzon. Map shows islands, coastlines, coastal features, soundings off Taiwan and off the northwest coast of Luzon, navigational hazards, and pictorial representation of relief.

G8062 .B2 1763 .J8 Howe 61 Vault

Luzon Strait/South China Sea/Philippine Sea/Luzon, Philippines


MEDITERRANEAN SEA


24. [Chart of the Mediterranean and Black Seas, and the coasts of Western Europe and North Africa]. Ollives, Jaume. Marseille. 1550. Colored pen-and-ink ms. on vellum, 57 x 79 cm. Scale not given. (Vellum Chart; 6).

This lavishly decorated and colored Mallorcan portolan chart of the Mediterranean Sea and Western Europe includes flags of kingdoms, pictures of cities, images of monarchs and of the Virgin and Child, ornate wind roses, and pictorial representation of various mountain ranges and of real and fanciful animals. The chart extends from north of Ireland to the Ouro River along the African coast. Chart contains numerous Atlantic islands. A signature in Catalan reads, "Jaume Ollives mallorqui en marsela 1550" (i.e. Jaume Oliva). For a comparison, see Vellum Chart 8 by the same cartographer.

Vellum Chart 6 Vault

Mediterranean Sea/Black Sea/Europe--Atlantic Coast/Africa--Atlantic Coast


25. [Chart of the Mediterranean Sea, Western Europe, and the Atlantic Coast of North Africa]. Prunes, Mateus. Mallorca. 1559. Colored pen-and-ink ms. on vellum, 97 x 66 cm. Scale not given. (Vellum Chart; 7).

This sumptuous and detailed Mallorcan portolan chart primarily of the Mediterranean world includes flags and standards, decorative wind roses, images of monarchs, saints, people, and animals, and pictorial representation of cities. In typical portolan style, emphasis is placed on coastal settlements and other navigational reference points. The chart contains obsolete geographical information concerning Atlantic islands including "Isola de Brazil" and "Isola de maydi". Mateo Prunes (fl. 1533-1594) was a member of a prominent family of Mallorcan cartographers.

Vellum Chart 7 Vault

Mediterranean Sea/Europe/Africa--Atlantic Coast


Portolan chart of the Mediterranean and Black Seas...
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26. [Portolan chart of the Mediterranean and Black Seas with the west coast of Spain and Portugal]/. Oliva, Placido. [158-?]. Colored pen-and-ink ms. on vellum, 74 x 51 cm, matted and mounted between transparent lucite sheets 93 x 71 cm, sealed by tape at edges. 2012-586591

This highly decorative portolan chart of the Mediterranean region as well as the Black Seas includes coastlines, numerous coastal features, cities, and towns, images of bannered cities, ornate and colorful wind roses, fanciful and real animals, stylized palm trees, and scrolled scales. For more information about the chart and the cartographer, see Nautical Charts on Vellum in the Library of Congress (Washington: Library of Congress, 1977).

G5672.M4P5 158- .O4 Vault

Mediterranean Sea/Black Sea/Europe/North Africa

 


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