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    [Portolan atlas of 9 charts and a world map, etc. Dedicated to Hieronymus Ruffault, Abbot of St. Vaast].

    Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor, on vellum. Each double-page illumination (col. diagrs., col. maps) 21 x 29 cm. Compass rose on inside back cover. "Maps 1, 2, and 10 show America. No. 1 shows the Gulf of California which Ulloa discovered in 1539. On the same map Yucatan is shown as an island, and the east and west coasts of North and South America are ...

    • Contributor: Agnese, Battista
    • Date: 1544

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    Mapamondi.

    Relief and depths shown pictorially. Title from first word of descriptive text on first facsim. leaf. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. In Catalan; introd.; uncaptioned in Spanish by J. Vernet and D. Romano. Traditionally attributed to A. Cresques, with the possible collaboration of his son, J. Cresques. Facsim. of the 1375 ed. of the Catalan atlas, ...

    • Contributor: Cresques, Abraham - Bibliothèque Nationale De France
    • Date: 1959

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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 inserted between map sheets. Front cover displays the name and arms of Jean, comte de Hoya, bishop of Münster and Osnabrück (1566-74). Phillips, 3389 Koeman, C. Atlantes Neerlandici, Ort 1A Includes "De ...

    • Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham - Diesth, Aegid. Coppenius (aegidius Coppenius) - Llwyd, Humphrey
    • Date: 1570

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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, Ort 1 Includes "De Mona druidum insula" by H. Llwyd. Exhibited: A world of names, 1990. Exhibited: Images of the World, 1984. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as ...

    • Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham - Diesth, Aegid. Coppenius (aegidius Coppenius) - Llwyd, Humphrey
    • Date: 1570

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    Le theatre du monde, ou, Novvel atlas

    Relief shown pictorially. French text. Maps in Latin. Maps by numerous cartographers, as well as Willem and Joan Blaeu. Koeman, C. Atlantes Neerlandici, Bl 16 A Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy assembled from loose sheets. LC copy imperfect: Lacking 16 maps: Nova totius terrarum orbis geographica ac hydrographica tabula -- Regiones sub polo arctico ...

    • Contributor: Blaeu, Willem Janszoon - Blaeu, Joan
    • Date: 1647

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    Cartes et tables de la géographie physique ou naturelle

    Relief shown pictorially. "Présentées au Roi le 15 mai 1757". Phillips, 220 Engraved title page. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: map titled "Planisphere physique, où l'on voit du pole septentrional ce que l'on connoît de terres et de mers ... vigies" removed and cataloged separately.

    • Contributor: Buache, Philippe - L'isle, Guillaume De
    • Date: 1757

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    [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.

    • Contributor: Lafréry, Antoine - Forlani, Paolo - Gastaldi, Giacomo
    • Date: 1575

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    [Celestial globe gores].

    Title provided by cataloger. Likely proof sheets, as lines for the tropics and the ecliptic are missing. Earliest known celestial gores. Bound in the Schöner Sammelband. Gores trimmed and mounted on paper. LC copy annotated by Schöner. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Schöner, Johann
    • Date: 1517
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    [Fragmentary celestial globe gores].

    Title provided by cataloger. Bound in the Schöner Sammelband. Found in the binding of the Sammelband in 1905, mounted on paper, and bound in. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Schöner, Johann
    • Date: 1517
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    [Fragmentary terrestrial globe gores].

    Relief shown pictorially. Bound in the Schöner Sammelband. Found in the binding of the Sammelband in 1905, mounted on paper and bound in. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Schöner, Johann
    • Date: 1517
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    [Manuscript copy of sheet 6 of Waldseemüller's Carta marina].

    Title provided by cataloger. Relief shown pictorially. Includes text and illustrations. Originally bound in the Sammelband. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Waldseemüller, Martin - Schöner, Johann
    • Date: 1516
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    Carta marina navigatoria Portvgallen navigationes, atqve tocius cogniti orbis terre marisqve formam natvram sitvs et terminos nostris temporibvs recognitos et ab antiqvorum traditione differentes, eciam qvor vetvsti non meminervnt avtores, hec generaliter ...

    Relief shown pictorially. Includes text and illustrations. Bound in the Schöner Sammelband. Sheet 6 appears to be a proof copy and was laid in after the Sammelband was bound. All sheets except for sheet 6 annotated in ink and red ink by Johann Schöner. All sheets bear a watermark of a triple pointed crown. Sheet 9 has a paper patch within a shield covering ...

    • Contributor: Waldseemüller, Martin - Schöner, Johann
    • Date: 1516

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    A new and elegent general atlas, containing maps of each of the United States.

    Signed by H.S. Tanner, S. Lewis, W. Darby, and Sam Harrison as engravers. Map 54 of Louisiana Territory is a reduction of W. Darby's 4 sheet map issued in 1817. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Lucas, Fielding
    • Date: 1817

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    He mau palapala aina, a me na niele e pili ana. Hookahi ke pai ana.

    Microfilm G&M - 3011 LC Hawaii, 25 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault

    • Date: 1840
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    A new and elegant imperial sheet atlas, comprehending general and particular maps of every part of the world : principally compiled from the great French atlas, and others of the most distinguished ...

    Relief shown pictorially and by shading. Map title within ornamental border. Atlas consists of folded maps pasted onto endpapers along spine. Copy annotated in pencil on contents p. Copy imperfect: Torn edges and waterstains on some leaves Phillips 716 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Previous call no.: G1015.L38 1808

    • Contributor: Robert Laurie and James Whittle
    • Date: 1808
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    Cedid atlas tercümesi

    Relief shown pictorially. In Ottoman Turkish. Maps based on William Faden's plates for his General atlas. Introductory text: Ucaletü'l-coğrafiyye / Mahmud Rai̇f. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Each map mounted on cloth. Black circle stamped on verso of each leaf. Decorative stamping and pencil or ink annotations in arabic or latin script on verso of some ...

    • Contributor: Tab'hane-Yi Hümayun (istanbul, Turkey) - Faden, William - Mahmud Raif Efendi
    • Date: 1803

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    Portulan de Charles-Quint donné à Philippe II, accompagné d'une notice explicative,

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

    • Contributor: Spitzer, Frédéric - Wiener, Charles
    • Date: 1875

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    An historical atlas, in a series of maps of the world as known at different periods, constructed upon an uniform scale, and coloured according to the political changes of each period

    "The description and historical portion of this work will be found in a volume entitled Universal history, by Edward Quin" [issued in 1838 (i.e. 1837) reprinted from the first edition of the Historical atlas, published in 1830] cf. Dict. nat. biog. and Lowndes. Maps show only the known parts of the world for each period. Plates otherwise graphically obscure the rest of the world ...

    • Contributor: Quin, Edward - Hughes, William
    • Date: 1846
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    An atlas of ancient geography : comprehended in sixteen maps, selected from the most approved works : to elucidate the writings of the ancient authors, both sacred and profane.

    Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 91/48

    • Contributor: Tanner, Henry Schenck
    • Date: 1826

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    [Zee-atlas].

    Nautical charts with numerous place-names along coastlines. Depths shown by soundings. Title from citation in Philip Lee Phillips' A list of geographical atlases, p. 246. Most maps in Dutch; text and titles in Dutch, French, English, or Latin on some maps. Philips 3464 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy annotated in pencil on some maps. ...

    • Contributor: Loots, Johannes
    • Date: 1705

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    [Portolan atlas of the Mediterranean Sea, western Europe, and the northwest coast of Africa].

    Title supplied by cataloger. Attributed to Joan Oliva by John Wolter in A portolan atlas of the Mediterranean Sea and western European waters, with a world map, 1987. Pen-and-ink and watercolor on vellum. World map painted on paper affixed to vellum. Six blank paper pages precede and follow the 10 vellum pages of maps. Circular watermarks on pp. [3] and [19]. Bound in contemporary ...

    • Contributor: Oliva, Joan
    • Date: 1590

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    Atlas maritimus or, the sea-atlas : being a book of maratime (sic) charts describing the coasts, capes, headlands, sands, shoals, rocks and dangers, the bays, roads, harbours, rivers, and ports in most ...

    Relief shown pictorially on some maps. Depths shown by soundings on some maps. Engraved title page. Phillips, 3455 Includes "Mapp of the world" on engraved title page. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Accompanied by manuscript note from the dealer, Henry Stevens, Son & Stiles dated Nov. 4, 1909 (on sheet 26 x 21 cm., folded in ...

    • Contributor: Thornton, John
    • Date: 1700

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  • Book

    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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    Tian xia zong yu tu.

    Covers the world, 17 provinces of Qing Dynasty, Xinjiang, and Mongolian tribes. Shows administrative system of Jiaqing period (1801-1820). Wood block print. Gift; Arthur William Hummel; 1930, no. 3. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Previous call no.: G2305.T46 Map Cage

    • Date: 1890

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    Joslin's six inch celestial globe from the best authorities

    Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Gift; Philip Colman; Dec. 2002. Imperfect: Some cracking, spotting, and slight losses, and cracking on zodiacal circle. Paired with G3170 1840.J6 Vault Cabinet. Acquisitions control no. 2003-17

    • Contributor: Joslin, Gilman - Annin, William
    • Date: 1840