In lower margin: The second Borgian map by Diego Ribero, Seville 1529. "Reproduced from the original in the Museum of the 'Propaganda' in Rome, lent by His Holiness Pope Leo XIII, by W. Griggs, London." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
Relief shown pictorially. Text states the map was translated into Turkish in 967 (Oct. 1559 to Sept. 1560). Map based on Oronce Fine's cordiform map of 1534, according to Shirley's Mapping of the world, 1993. Hâci Ahmed is probably a pseudonym, possibly of Michele Membré and Nicolò Cambi. One of 24 impressions printed in 1795 from six woodcut blocks when found in the archives ...
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. Vault
Forlani, Paolo - Bertelli, Ferando - Gastaldi, Giacomo - Rosenwald, Lessing J. (lessing Julius)
Dated 1606 in statement of dedication. Relief shown pictorially. Described in: The mapping of the world / Rodney W. Shirley. London : Holland Press, 1983. No. 255, state 2. Includes ill. and 2 insets. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 20-85
Blaeu, Willem Janszoon - Ende, Josua Van Den
Relief shown pictorially. Appears in Johannes Kepler's Tabvlae Rudolphinae. Ulm : Johannes Saur, 1627-30. Prime meridian based on the astronomer Tycho Brahe's observatory in Denmark. Map drawn in three parts (left to right): 1 half-hemisphere (15 cm. radius), 1 hemisphere (29 cm. in diameter), and 1 half-hemisphere (15 cm. radius). Shirley, Rodney W. Mapping of the world. 1983, p. 358-9 Bricker, Charles. Landmarks of ...
Eckebrecht, Philipp - Walch, J. P. (johann Philipp) - Kepler, Johannes
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 ...
Wood block prints. Shows the world in two hemispheres. Relief shown pictorially. Based on the world map of Joannes Blaeu. Translated title: Double Hemisphere Map of the World. Includes ill. and text. Gift; Arthur William Hummel; 1930, no. 5. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
Verbiest, Ferdinand - Blaeu, Joan - Hummel, Arthur W. (arthur William)
Relief shown pictorially. Appears in the author's Atlas minor. Amsterdam, 1690? Includes ancillary maps of north polar region and south polar region and col. ill. Mounted on cloth. LC copy imperfect: Fold-lined vertically in half. Minor losses along upper half of fold. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
Relief shown pictorially. French. Titles in Latin and French. Includes ill. Accompanied by: Tables geographiques des division du globe terrestre par le Sr. Sanson geographe ordinaire du Roy / a Paris : Chez Hubert Jaillot (on sheet 64 x 54 cm., unmounted, fold-lined horizontally in half). Mounted on cloth. LC copy imperfect: Fold-lined vertically in half. Pin holes in cloth tape in all corners. ...
Relief shown pictorially. Insets: The northern hemisphere upon the plane of the Equinoctial -- The northern coelestial hemisphere -- A projection of ye world upon equidistant meridians and parallels -- The northern hemisphere upon the plane of the Ecliptic -- The face of the moon -- Tycho system -- Sphæra recta -- Mercury -- The sun enlightning ye moon -- The southern hemisphere upon ...
Shows the world, based on knowledge from numerous famous Chinese and Japanese classics and Buddhism. Depths shown pictorially. Wood block print. Map and author, Hōtan, listed in Imago Mundi's Review of early cartography, v. 10, 1954. "... prototype of Buddhist world maps." Bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 94-37
Relief shown pictorially. Appears in Tobias Conrad Lotter's Atlas géographique de cent et huit cartes générales et spéciales. Augsburg, 1778. Includes note, ill., and ancillary maps of the northern hemisphere and southern hemisphere. Date principally obscured. Vertically fold-lined in half, mounted on cloth. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
L'isle, Guillaume De - Lotter, Tobias Conrad
Shows various expedition routes. Relief shown pictorially. Includes text and col. ill. Ancillary maps: Solar system -- Northern hemisphere -- Southern hemisphere -- Astronomical latitude and longitude analemma -- Universal scale of equal parts, chords, sines, tangents, secants, & c. & c. -- Chart of the world according to Mercator's projection -- Selenography or a map of the moon -- Vicissitude of seasons explained ...
Relief shown pictorially. Includes text, table of climates, table of coordinates, and ill. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Fold-lined. On verso in manuscript ink in upper right corner: "25."
Scale ca. 1:27,000,000 at the equator. Wood block print, hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Shows continents and oceans of the world at about 1600. Based on Matteo Ricci's World map which was published in China in 1602. Includes text. At head of text: Chikyū bankoku sankai yochi zenzu setsu. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
Scale ca. 1:60,000,000. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Shows the world in 2 hemispheres. Also shows coordinates and dotted lines on the map. Based on "Zhi fang hui lan si yi tu shuo" produced in 1794. Prime meridian: Beijing LC copy imperfect: very fragile, some pieces missing. Includes text and insets of the complete map of the world and complete map of the 4 oceans. Available ...
Relief shown pictorially. Also shows lines of magnetic variation and marine wind-direction arrows. "Published as the Act directs, Aug't 1st 1799, by I. Evans, No. 41 Long Lane, West Smithfield." Originally printed on 2 sheets. Imperfect: Use-worn, fold-lined, wrinkled/missing small sections at edges, taped on verso at edges. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Purchase; Richard B. ...
Kitchen, T. (thomas) - Evans, John - Kitchen, T.