MapCivitates orbis terrarvm. "Privilegium Caesareae maiestatis, which occurs in each volume generally on the reverse of the title page, refers to Francis Hogenberg as the author's collaborator."--Phillips. Colophon of v. 1: Coloniae Agrippinae, apud Petrum à Brachel, sumptibus auctorum. Colophon of v. 6: Colonię Agrippinę, Antonius Hierat & Abrahamus Hoghenberg. Collaborators and artists whose works these maps were based on include George and Jacob Hoefnagel, Simon Novellanus,...
- Contributor: Braun, Georg - Hogenberg, Franz - Brachel, P. Von - Hierat, Anton - Hogenberg, Abraham - Novellanus, Simon - Hoefnagel, Joris - Hoefnagel, Jacob - Deventer, Jacob Van - Rantzau, Henrik
- Date: 1612
MapToonneel der steden van de Vereenighde Nederlanden, met hare beschrijvingen Dutch. Some maps in Latin. Phillips, 3076 Koeman's Atlantes Neerlandici, 43:121.1 Date from Koeman's Atlantes Neerlandici from the list of burgomasters elected in 1652 in the text about Delft. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Engraved title page with letterpress title pasted on. LC copy bound in cream vellum, embossed and gilded.
- Contributor: Blaeu, Joan
- Date: 1652
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MapA description of the sea coasts ... in the East Indies
Hack's descript of ye East Indies | Buccaneer atlas Covers the coasts of eastern Africa, India, and the East Indies. Relief shown pictorially. Each drawing bears a brief description with soundings, distances and facts regarding anchorages and navigation of rivers which might be of value in pirating activities. This atlas is known as the "Buccaneer atlas" because it results from the experience of Hacke in association with Captain Bartholomew Sharpe, the notorious Buccaneer...
- Contributor: Hacke, William
- Date: 1690
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MapKorte beschryvinge van de landschappen des werelts enz. Scales vary. Title from leather label on cover. Label has monogram E. B. de V., surmounted by a crown. Maps, not dated, intended to be bound in a Bible, but assembled in a modern half Morocco binding. The maps have privileges, not dated, for 15 years, granted to N. Visscher by the states of Holland and West Friesland. Maps 3, 4, and  each...
- Contributor: Visscher, Nicolaes - Visscher, Claes Jansz - Broeck, Abraham Van Den
- Date: 1660
Map[Quanzhou Fu yu di tu shuo].
[泉州府輿地图说]. | Fujiang Sheng hai fang tu | Illustrated atlas of Quanzhou Prefecture Covers land and territory in Quanzhou Prefecture. Shows cities, towns, and military posts in Quanzhou fu. Title supplied. Previous supplied title: Quanzhou fu tu shuo. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: Fragile, torn at fold lines. Previous call no.: G2308.F8F9
- Date: 1602
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MapManatvs 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
MapDescription du pais des Hurons. Shows part of Ontario extending from Georgian Bay on the north (Partie du Grand Lac des Hurons) to Lake Ontario on the south and from Lake Huron on the west to Lake Simcoe on the east (Lac Oventarenk). Relief shown pictorially. Bequeathed to the Library of Congress by Henry Harrisse. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault
- Contributor: Harrisse, Henry
- Date: 1651
MapNew Yorke : 1695. Facsim. of ms. original in British Library. "By permission from the New York History Co." Original version: [1696?]. Includes index to points of interest. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
- Contributor: Miller, John
- Date: 1695
MapA map of the improved part of the Province of Pennsilvania in America : begun by Wil. Penn, Proprietary & Governour thereof anno 1681
Map of the Province of Pennsilvania containing the three countyes of Chester, Philadelphia & Bucks : Shows rural landholders' names, lot lines, and proprietary manors. Map content (as of 1687) does not differ from earlier eds. Title from upper border. Statement of dedication at upper left:To the worthey William Penn Esq., Proprietor of Pennsilvania in America, this map is humbly dedicated by Iohn Thornton & Robert Greene. Hand col. in pink watercolor to emphasize the map border; the map content...
- Contributor: Holme, Thomas - Lamb, Francis - Greene, Robert - Thornton, John - Pennsylvania. Surveyor General
- Date: 1687
Map[Survey of Annapolis]. Scale 1:3,960; "Scale of 20 perches on an inch." Manuscript, pen and ink. Imperfect: Deteriorated along fold lines. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text and notes. Vault AACR2: 651/1
- Contributor: Ridgely, Henry
- Date: 1690
MapPlanta de la muy yllustre ciudad de los reyes corte del reino del Peru : [Lima] Selected buildings shown pictorially. Pen-and-ink. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text, index, and col. ill.
- Contributor: Principe, Bernardo Clemente
- Date: 1674
MapUrbs Salvador. Bird's-eye view. Relief shown pictorially. From the author's De Nieuwe en onbekende weereld ... 1671. Includes index and ill. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault
- Contributor: Montanus, Arnoldus
- Date: 1671
MapDordracvm ; Briela. Perspective map not drawn to scale. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Bird's-eye-view. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. From Pierre d'Avity's Newe archontologia cosmica, engraved by Matthaeus Merian. Indexed for points of interest. LC copy has stamp in lower left corner (823B) Ink inscription in upper right corner (68).
- Contributor: Merian, Matthaeus - Avity, Pierre D
- Date: 1646
MapNowel Amsterdam en Lameriqve : 1672
Nowel Amsterdam en l'Amériqve : | Nowel Amsterdam en l'Amérique : Bird's-eye view of Lisbon, Portugal (not New Amsterdam) showing individual buildings and place-names in French. Map based on: Braun, George, 1540 or 41-1622. Civitates orbis terrarum, [1612-1618] Vol. 5, Olissippo quae nunc Lisboa, Civitas Amplissima Lusitaniae. Relief shown pictorially. Text in Latin and French. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Annotated in pencil on cloth backing. Includes...
- Contributor: Jollain, Gérard
- Date: 1672
MapTerrae Sanctae, qua Promissionis terra, est Syriae pars ea, quae Palaestina uocatur. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.
- Contributor: Stella, Tilemann
- Date: 1600
MapSunshū fuchū oshiro no zu. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Shows the plan, and the layout of the Sunpujō castle in Shizuoka-shi, Japan. Ms. the copier and the date not known. Title from title piece mounted on cover. "Tōkyō Teikoku Daigaku zōhon ni yori eisha." Copy has a label "Isseido Tōkyō Kanda" mounted on verso of the map. Copy has a previous owner's seal "Sasamori Bunko" stamped. Available also through the...
- Contributor: Tōkyō Teikoku Daigaku
- Date: 1607
MapBushū Toshima-gun Edo-shō zu. Scale ca. 1:7,500. On cover, annotated in black ink: Edo ōezu. Title on label on cover: Kanʾei Edo kozu. Wood block print. Reprint of 1630 or 1631 map. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Relief shown pictorially. Pictorial map. Cadastral map showing land ownership in central Tokyo. Includes distance chart. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image....
- Date: 1682
CollectionCities and Towns This category includes maps that depict individual buildings to panoramic views of large urban areas. These maps record the evolution of cities illustrating the development and nature of economic activities, educational and religious facilities, parks, street patterns and widths, and transportation systems.
- Date: 1500
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