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  • Map
    Noua orbis terrarum delineatio singulari ratione accommodata ...
    Nova orbis terrarum delineatio singulari ratione accommodata meridiano tabb. Rudolphi astronomicarum
    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...
    • Contributor: Eckebrecht, Philipp - Walch, J. P. (Johann Philipp) - Kepler, Johannes
    • Date: 1630
  • Map
    Nova totius terrarum orbis geographica ac hydrographica tabula
    Briefve declaration de la division, forme & singularitez du monde
    Includes two ancillary celestial hemispheres, notes, and illustrations. Map appears in Nicolas Tassin's Cartes generales de tovtes les prouinces de France. LC copy has text in French on three sheets framing the map on right, left, and lower margins. This text was published by Jean le Clerc, and does not seem to be directly related to the map. The entire composite sheet is mounted...
    • Contributor: Hondius, Jodocus - Le Roy, Henri - Lochom, Michel Van - Le Clerc, Jean - Tassin, Christophe Nicolas
    • Date: 1636
  • Map
    Orbis terrarum typus de integro multis in locis emendatus Includes illustrations of the seasons and the elements, notes, and two celestial hemispheres. Illustrations of costumes: Hispani -- Galli -- Itali -- Germani -- Angli -- Belgae -- Groenlandi -- Chinenses -- Javani -- Guineenses -- Peruuiani -- Magellanici. LC copy mounted on cloth, with mended tears and all margins ragged. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Visscher, Claes Jansz - Goos, Pieter
    • Date: 1639
  • Map
    [Sphendonē], hoc est, fvnda Posidonii.
    Sphendonē, that is, the world of Posidonii | Dionysius in the world traveled by the Greeks
    From Bertius' Ancient Geography. Paris, 1630. In Latin and Greek. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Posidonius - Bertius, Petrus
    • Date: 1630
  • Map
    Pascaert van Nieuw Nederlandt Virginia, ende Nieuw-Engelandt ... Shows northeast coast of the United States from New England to Virginia including coastal features and other geographical entities. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Attributed to Joan Vinckeboons by comparison with his other Dutch maps in Henry Harrisse collection. Described in Terrae incognitae, v. xvi, 1984. Richard W. Stephenson's The Henry Harrisse collection ... , p. 40; the second volume has binder's title "Manuscript maps Atlantic...
    • Contributor: Vinckeboons, Joan
    • Date: 1639
  • Map
    Noort Rivier in Niew Neerlandt. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Shows the Hudson River from Manhattan Island to Albany, natural features, and other geographical entities in the region. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Attributed to Joan Vinckeboons by comparison with his other Dutch maps in Henry Harrisse collection. Described in Terrae incognitae, v. xvi, 1984. Richard W. Stephenson's The Henry Harrisse collection ... , p. 40; the third volume...
    • Contributor: Vinckeboons, Joan
    • Date: 1639
  • Map
    Caert vande Svydt Rivier in Niew Nederland. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Shows the region of the Delaware Bay and river, natural features, and other geographical entities. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Attributed to Joan Vinckeboons by comparison with his other Dutch maps in Henry Harrisse collection. Described in Terrae incognitae, v. xvi, 1984. Richard W. Stephenson's The Henry Harrisse collection ... , p. 40; the third volume has binder's title...
    • Contributor: Vinckeboons, Joan
    • Date: 1639
  • Map
    Virginia et Florida.
    Virginia
    Relief shown pictorially. Includes decorative cartouche. Publication information from atlas title page. Text titled "Florida" on verso. Prime meridian: Ferro. In left margin: 899. LC copy accompanied by card with red bordered label with manuscript "602/88". Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Mercator, Gerard
    • Date: 1637
  • Map
    Nova Belgica et Anglia Nova. Relief shown pictorially. Oriented with north towards the right. Includes two views "Modus muniendi apud Mahikanenses" and illustrations including an illustrated cartouche. No text on verso. LC copy trimmed to outer neat line and mounted on paper. Lightly hand colored in green only. Stamped on verso: 7610. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Place names in Latin...
    • Contributor: Blaeu, Willem Janszoon
    • Date: 1630
  • Map
    Nova Belgica et Anglia Nova. Relief shown pictorially. Oriented with north towards the right. Includes two views "Modus muniendi apud Mahikanenses" and illustrations including an illustrated cartouche. Text on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Place names in Latin and Dutch. Text on verso in French.
    • Contributor: Blaeu, Willem Janszoon
    • Date: 1635
  • Map
    Virginia Relief shown pictorially. This map was issued with but not integral to Historia mundi, and is either inserted or pasted in some copies, appearing in various locations in the text. Phillips, 451 Phillips, 4255 Includes ill. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 24-85
    • Contributor: Hall, Ralph
    • Date: 1636
  • Map
    Insvlæ Americanæ in Oceano Septentrionali cum terris adjacent...
    Insulæ Americanæ in Oceano Septentrionali cum terris adjacentibus
    Sheet removed from German ed. of W.J. Blaeu's atlas: Atlas novus, Amsterdam, 1634. Map redesigned from a portion of Blaeu's larger map of North America printed ca. 1630. Has vertical fold line at center of sheet. Purchase; Richard B. Arkway Inc.; Apr. 2002. Includes embellished title cartouche, coats-of-arms, and col. ill. of ships at sea. Text in German on verso: Sůder Virginia, Florida, Honduras,...
    • Contributor: Blaeu, Willem Janszoon
    • Date: 1634
  • Map
    Insulæ Americanæ in oceano septentrionali cum terris adiacent... Appears in the author's Theatrum orbis terrarum. Text on verso in Latin. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault
    • Contributor: Blaeu, Willem Janszoon
    • Date: 1635
  • Map
    Accuratissima Brasiliæ tabula. Relief shown pictorially. Oriented with north to the right. Item 67 in LC G&M Leo Belgicus exhibit, Nov. 1993 to May 1994. Includes insets of "Baya de todos os Sanctos" and "Villa d'Olinda de Pernambuco" and ill. Text on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault
    • Contributor: Hondius, Hendrik
    • Date: 1630
  • Map
    [Shandong, Zhili, Shengjing hai jiang tu]
    [山東, 直隷, 盛京海疆圖] | Coastal map of Shandong, Zhili, and Shengjing
    Scale ca. 1:125,000. Title supplied. Oriented with north to the left. Relief shown pictorially. Pictorial map. Shows coastal defenses of Shandong, Hebei, and Liaoning Provinces. Hummel gift 1962, no. 6. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Prev. call#: G7822.C6R4 1700 .S4 Vault Shelf AACR2
    • Contributor: Hummel, Arthur W. (Arthur William)
    • Date: 1634
  • Map
    [A portolan chart of the Atlantic Ocean and adjacent continen... Also shows the southeast Pacific Ocean, the southwest Indian Ocean, as well as the continents of South America, Africa, Europe, and portions of North America and Asia. Relief shown pictorially. Title supplied by cataloger. LC Nautical charts on vellum, 16. LC Luso-Hispanic World, Vellum Chart 16 Pen-and-ink, watercolors, and colored pencil, matted and mounted between panels of transparent Lucite plexiglass; the panels are riveted...
    • Contributor: Roiz, Pascoal
    • Date: 1633
  • Collection
    General Maps This category includes maps that typically portray the physical environment and a variety of cultural elements for a geographic area at a particular point in time. The maps in this category show a geographic area larger than a city or town and do not display a subject that is part of one of the thematic categories.
    • Date: 1290

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