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...
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)
Antiqvissima orbis delineatio.
Antiquissima orbis delineatio
Relief shown pictorially. Publication information from text. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.
Nova Virginiae tabvla
Nova Virginiae tabula
Relief shown pictorially. Oriented with north to right. "Amstelodami, ex officina Henrici Hondii." Accompanied by LC jacket note. Copied ? from John Smith map. Includes illustrations and coat-of-arms. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
Nova Virginiæ tabula.
Copy has date annotated on verso: 1644. Relief shown pictorially. Oriented with north to the right. Includes col. ill. German text on verso. Gift; From the collection of Dr. Gerald D. Aurbach, given in his memory by his wife, Hanna, and daughters, Elissa and Pamela. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 94-27 Vault
[Portolan chart of the Mediterranean Sea and western part of ...
Portolan chart of the Aegean Sea and part of the Mediterranean Sea including Crete | Mediterranean Sea charts 1640
Shows names of harbors along the coastlines of the Mediterranean Sea, Black Sea, and adjoining waters. Relief shown pictorially on the Mediterranean Sea chart. Statement of attribution from the Aegean Sea chart. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Titles devised by cataloguer. Aegean Sea chart oriented with north to the right. The 2 charts are half-joined at...