Wu bei zhi
Wood block print. "Juan 240" shows Zheng He's voyager route from Nanjing, passing through South East Asia, Indian Ocean, Red Sea, all the way to Persian Gulf. Early Qing Dynasty ed., prefaced Tianqi 1 (1621). Juan (chapter) 240 is one of 80 volumes in 8 cases (30 x 19 cm.). "Wu bei zhi juan er bai si shi." Available also through the Library of...
Toonneel der steden van de Vereenighde Nederlanden, met hare ...
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.
La Germanie inférieure de Petrus Keerius : c'est à dire: Nouv...
Germanie inférieure de P. Keerius
Relief shown pictorially. "Montanus expanded the text, Pieter van den Keere's Germania inferior, 1617"--Tooley's Dict. of mapmakers, Rev. ed. K-P, p. 272. Issued in slip case. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: Stains on some pages. Includes index.
Keere, Pieter Van Den - Montanus, Petrus
Plantas das fortalezas, pagodes & ca. da ilha de Ceilão.
Relief shown pictorially only on map of Ceylon as a whole. Date annotated in pencil on title page. Pen-and-ink over pencil. Watercolor also on maps of Colombo, Negombo, and Ceylon as a whole. Watermarks: pennant on a staff flanked by a G and a 3 or a B; circle divided into quarters topped with a d and an S. Bound in vellum with liquid...
Novvs atlas Sinensis.
Novus atlas Sinensis
Covers 16 provinces of China, Korea, and Japan. Relief shown pictorially. Includes text. Philips 3186 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. On verso of shelflist card: At the end of the atlas are "Byvoeghsel van't koninckryck Catay; door I. G.," xviii p., and "Historie van den Tartarischen oorlog," 40 p.
Xia lan zhi zhang.
遐覽指掌。 | Viewing distant places in the palm of your hand
Covers Beijing, Nanjing, Shandong, Shanxi, Shanxi, Henan, Huguang, Sichuan, Zhejiang, Jiangxi, Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Yunan, Guizhou, Nü zhen du si wei suo, Dong nan zhu yi, Xi bei zhu yi of Ming Dynasty. Cover title. Pen-and-ink. "Hai wai you jie"--T.p. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes astronomy chart. Gift; Arthur William Hummel; 1930, no. 1. Previous...
Hummel, Arthur W. (Arthur William)
[Tian di tu]
245-02/$1 天地图。 | Guang yu tu. | Atlas of heaven and earth
Shows celestial sphere, China as a whole, and 15 provinces fo the Ming Dynasty, Chinese Turkestan, and the "South Seas", including Japan, Philippines, Java, Sumatra, Calicut, Bagdad, etc. Covers Beijing, Henan, Zhejiang, Jiangxi, Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Nanjing, Shandong, Sichuan, Shaanxi, Shanxi, Huguang, Yunan, Guizhou, Dongbei Nüzhe, Dong nan zhu yi, and Xi bei zhu yi. Wood block print with place names labeled by hand....
Zuo, Junheng - Hummel, Arthur W. (Arthur William)
Fen ye yu tu.
分野與圖. | Atlas of the realm: cosmology and provinces
Covers Beijing, Nanjing, and 13 other provinces of Ming Dynasty. Cover title. Pen-and-ink. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes astronomy chart. Previous call no.: G2305.F4