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    Historia general de los hechos de los castellanos en las Islas i Tierra Firme del Mar Oceano,

    "En quatro decadas desde el año de 1492 hasta el de 1531. De cada primera al Rey Nu[est]ro Señor." Each volume (8 "decades" and Descripción de las Indias Ocidentales) has special engraved t.p. Engraved borders on title pages incorporate portraits of Inca leaders and prominent Spaniards, New World landscapes and historical vignettes. The first 4 decades and the Descripción were printed in 1601 by ...

    • Contributor: Herrera Y Tordesillas, Antonio De - Jay I. Kislak Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1601

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  • Map

    Draught of the R. Ibbeville.

    Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Pittman, Philip
    • Date: 1770
  • Map

    A draught of the Missisippi [sic] River from Balise up to Fort Chartres.

    Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Pittman, Philip
    • Date: 1770
  • Map

    L'hydrographie françoise : recueil des cartes générales et particulières qui ont éte faites pour le service des vaisseaux du roy, par ordre des Ministres de la marine, depuis 1737, jusqu'en 1765.

    Phillips, 587 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
    • Date: 1737
  • Map

    A map of the British Empire in America with the French and Spanish settlements adjacent thereto

    Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Title from plate 17. Originally published as 1 map on 20 sheets. LC copy bound. Index map bound-in. Phillips. Maps of America, p. 569 Sheet of paper (25 x 19 cm.) listing the numbered plates mounted on preliminary leaf. On title cartouche (plate 17): C. Lempriere inv. & del., B. Baron, sculp. Available also through the Library ...

    • Contributor: Popple, Henry - Toms, W. H. (william Henry) - Seale, Richard William - Lemprière, C. (clement) - Baron, Bernard
    • Date: 1733

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    The New England coasting pilot from Sandy Point of New York, unto Cape Canso in Nova Scotia and part of Island Breton : with the courses and distances from place to place, ...

    Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. The year of publication has not been established conclusively. Cf. Le Gear, Clara Egli. "The New England Coasting pilot of Cyprian Southack." Imago mundi xi (1954): 137-144. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy has title altered with manuscript notation in ink to read: The New England coasting pilot ...

    • Contributor: Southack, Cyprian
    • Date: 1734

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  • Map

    Carte de la découverte faite l'an 1673 dans l'Amérique septentrionale.

    Oriented with north to the right. Relief shown pictorially. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Marquette, Jacques - Liebaux
    • Date: 1681
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    Carte de la decouverte faite l'an 1673 dans l'Amerique Septentrionale

    Oriented with north to the right. Relief shown pictorially. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Marquette, Jacques - Liebaux
    • Date: 1681
  • Map

    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)
    • Date: 1581
  • Map

    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 - Cock, Hieronymus - Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1562
  • Map

    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
    • Date: 1584
  • Map

    [Map of the Western Hemisphere]

    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 - Galle, Théodore
    • Date: 1590
  • Map

    Manatvs gelegen op de Noot [sic] Riuier.

    Manuscript. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Covers New York City region. Pictorial map showing buildings and points of interest. Depths shown by soundings. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Described in Terrae incognitae, v. xvi, 1984. Richard W. Stephenson's The Henry Harrisse collection ... , p. 40; the third volume has binder's title "Manuscript maps of New-Netherland and Manhattan ...

    • Contributor: Vinckeboons, Joan - Library of Congress
    • Date: 1670
  • Map

    [Map of California shown as an island].

    Relief shown pictorially. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault

    • Contributor: Vinckeboons, Joan - Library of Congress
    • Date: 1650
  • Map

    [Map of the islands of Hispaniola and Puerto Rico].

    Relief shown pictorially. Shows coastal features, administrative districts, and settlements on the islands of Hispaniola and Puerto Rico. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Attributed to Joan Vinckeboons by comparison with his other Dutch maps in Henry Harrisse collection. Described in Terrae incognitae, v. xvi, 1984. Richard W. Stephenson's The Henry Harrisse collection ... , p. 40; the first volume has binder's title "Manuscript maps of the ...

    • Contributor: Vinckeboons, Joan
    • Date: 1639
  • Map

    [Map of the Peninsula of Florida].

    Depths shown by soundings. Shows the Peninsula of Florida and adjacent islands from Rio de las Flores and includes coastline, coastal features, and pictorial representation of palm trees along the Atlantic Coast near St. Augustine with most of geographic names in Spanish. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Attributed to Joan Vinckeboons by comparison with his other Dutch maps in Henry Harrisse collection. Described in Terrae incognitae, ...

    • Contributor: Vinckeboons, Joan
    • Date: 1639
  • Map

    [Rasquño de las provincias de la Nuevo Mexico

    Black and white photograph of manuscript map in the Archivo General de Indias, Seville, Spain. Shows the travel of Juan de Oñate through northern Mexico, New Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma, and Kansas between 1598 and 1602. Title from verso of original. Unpublished facsimile. Original version: 1602? 1 ms. map. Archivo General de Indias, Seville, Spain. Simancas. Descubrimientos. Nuevo Mexico. Descubrimientos, descripciones y poblaciones del Nuevo ...

    • Contributor: Martínez, Enrico
    • Date: 1906
  • Map

    Carte de la Nouvelle France,

    Scale ca. 1:6,000,000. Manuscript, pencil and pen-and-ink. "Rather more than 1/4 of the whole map." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text. Index to points of interest on verso. Accompanied by manuscript text. [4] p. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Thoreau, Henry David - Champlain, Samuel De
    • Date: 1850
  • Map

    Amérique septentrionale

    Relief shown pictorially and by shading. Prime meridian: [Paris]. Mounted on cloth backing. From his 1658 (i.e. 1660) Cartes générales de toutes les parties du monde (Phillips 4260). First state: Lacks shading along border for Lake Ontario. Phillips. Maps of America, p. 560 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Sanson, Nicolas - Peyrounin, A. - Mariette, Pierre-Jean
    • Date: 1650
  • Map

    Nouvelle decouverte de plusieurs nations dans la Nouvelle France en l'année 1673 et 1674.

    From the Jesuit Relations, vol. 59, p. facing 86. 8 x 10 film negative available in G&M Reading Room. Part of the Missisippi River exhibit. Original version: [S.l. : s.n., 1674] Facsimile. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Joliet, Louis - Burrows Brothers Company
    • Date: 1896
  • Map

    Franquelin's map of Louisiana.

    "Reduced facsimile of MS. copy (made in Paris for Francis Parkman), now in the Library of Harvard University. The original, formerly in the Archives de la Marine, Paris, has been lost." From the Jesuit Relations, vol. 63, frontispiece. Facsimile. Original version: [S.l. : s.n., 1684] Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Franquelin, Jean Baptiste Louis
    • Date: 1896
  • Map

    Amérique septentrion.lle [i.e. septentrionale] : composée, corigée, et augmētée, sur les iournaux, mémoires, et observations les plus justes qui en ón'́etes.tes en l'année 1685 & 1686, par plusieurs particuliés

    Covers Canada, Hudson Bay region, and eastern United States. Shows lakes, rivers, villages, and other geographical entities. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. "A Monseigneu, Monseigneur le Marquis de Seignelay, et de Lonré, baron de Seaux, conseiller du Roy en tous conseils, secretaire d'estat & des commandemens de Sa Majesté, commandeur et grand thresorier de ses ordres. Par son très-humble très-obéissant & très obligé serviteur I-Baptiste Louis ...

    • Contributor: Franquelin, Jean Baptiste Louis
    • Date: 1685
  • Map

    A new map of the most considerable plantations of the English in America.

    Scale ca. 1:3,300,000. Insets: New Scotland.--I. of Jamaica.--I. of Barbados.--Bermudaz.--Carolina. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1

    • Contributor: Nicholls, Sutton
    • Date: 1700
  • Map

    This map of North America, according to ye newest and most exact observations

    Scale ca. 1:15,000,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. "To the Right Honourable John Lord Sommers, Baron of Evesham in ye county of Worcester, President of Her Majesty's most Honourable Privy Council &c." Insets: A view of a stage & also of ye manner of fishing for, curing & drying cod at New Found Land.--St. John's harbour.--Boston harbour.--New York &c.--[Charleston region, S.C.]--Port Royal harbour.--The bay ...

    • Contributor: Moll, Herman - Lens, Bernard - Vertue, George - Bowles, John
    • Date: 1715
  • Map

    A new map of North America shewing its principal divisions, chief cities, townes, rivers, mountains &c.

    Scale ca. 1:21,000,000. Relief shown pictorially. "Dedicated to His Highness William Duke of Glocester." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy annotated in black ink: This is map no. 39 of Edward Well's A new sett of maps. fol. London 1722. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1

    • Contributor: Burghers, M.
    • Date: 1722