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Claudii Ptolemei viri Alexandrini mathematice discipline philosophi doctissimi Geographie opus nouissima traductione e Grecorum archetypis castigatissime pressum, ceteris ante lucubratorum multo prestantius ...
Jacopo d'Angelo's Latin translation from the Greek of Ptolemy's Geographia. "This edition was commenced by ... Martin Waltzemüller ... about the year 1505 ... Mathias Ringmann ... was also employed on the work. The modern maps were prepared by Waltzemüller, and most of them--perhaps all--engraved as early as 1507. The completion of the text, however, was delayed; and in 1508 all of the material ...
- Contributor: Ptolemy - D'angelo, Jacopo - Ringmann, Matthias - Essler, Jaco - Übelin, Georg - Waldseemüller, Martin - John Boyd Thacher Collection (library of Congress) - Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection (library of Congress)
- Date: 1513
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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)
- Date: 1589
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Nova et exacta delineatio Americae partis avstralis. qve est : Brasilia, Caribana, Gviana regnũm noũũm, Castilia del Oro, Nicaragva, insũlae Antillas et Perv. Et sub Tropico Capricorni, Chile, Rio della Plata, Patagonṽ, ...
Title appears on upper sheet of the map; no indication of title or imprint on lower sheet. The map was engraved for the second edition of the fourth part of Hulsius' collection of voyages, which consists of 26 parts. In this second edition of the map, three islands have been inserted below the bottom border of the lower map, with the name "Francisi Draco ...
- Contributor: Hulsius, Levinus - Hans and Hanni Kraus Sir Francis Drake Collection (library of Congress)
- Date: 1692
Athanasii Kircheri e Soc. Jesu, Mundus subterraneus in XII libros digestus : quo divinum subterrestris mundi opificium, mira ergasteriorum naturae in eo distributio verbo pantámorphon Protei regnum : universae denique naturae majestas ...
"Pantámorphon" in other title information transliterated from Greek. Vol. 2 has engraved special t.p. with title: Athanasii Kircheri e Soc. Jesu, Mundi subterranei tomus IIus., in V libros digestus. Engraved t.p. of both v. dated 1665. Vol. 1: , 346,  p.;  leaves of plates (some folded) ; v. 2: , 487,  p.,  leaves of plates (some folded). Some plates printed ...
- Contributor: Kircher, Athanasius
- Date: 1668