Collection Items

  • Map
    Das erst general inhaltend die Beschreibung und den Circkel d...
    Erst general oder gemeine Tafeln innhaltend den gantzen Umbkreiss und Kugel der Welt
    Woodcut oval map within illustrated border, showing clouds and winds. Includes entwined initials "DK" in lower left corner, standing for the woodcutter David Kandel. Appears in German edition of Sebastian Münster's Cosmografia. Includes illustrations. Text and illustrations on verso. Shirley, R.W. Mapping of the world, 92 Gift ; Mrs. Ellett ; November 7, 1950. Map in Latin. Title and text on verso in German....
    • Contributor: Münster, Sebastian - Kandel, David - Henricpetri, Sebastian
    • Date: 1569
  • Map
    Die erst general Tafel die Beschreibung und den Circkel des g...
    Erste Landtafel begreifft in sich der ganzen Erdkugel
    Oval map within illustrated border. Woodcut. Appears in Sebastian Münster's Cosmografia. Prime meridian: Ferro. Includes notes. Text and illustration on verso. LC copy mounted in paper frame. Label on verso inscribed "101/52". Shirley, R.W. Mapping of the world, 163 Title and text in German. Place names in Latin. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Münster, Sebastian - Henricpetri, Sebastian
    • Date: 1588
  • Map
    Erster gedruckter Globus, Martin Hylacomylus (Waltzemüller) :... Relief shown pictorially on "Zweiter" globe. Titles in German. Place names in Latin. "Phot.-lith. im k.k.t.u.a. Militär-Comité." According to Shirley's Mapping of the world, 1993, the "Zweiter" globe was created by an unknown cartographer in Ingolstadt around 1518, not by Peter Apian in 1524, and the Waldseemüller gores were created in Strassburg in 1507. Original version of Waldseemüller gores : [Strassburg?, 1507]. Original version...
    • Contributor: Waldseemüller, Martin - Apian, Peter - Austro-Hungarian Monarchy. Militär-Comité
    • Date: 1879
  • Map
    Globus aus der Mitte des XVI Jahrhunderts
    Nova et integra universi orbis descriptio
    Relief shown pictorially. Dedication: Reverre[n]diss. et illustriss. Do. Do. Urbano Sangelasio episcopo Com[m]ingiensi, Joan[n]es Oterschaden Belga humillime D.D. Original version: [Antwerp? ; s.n., ca. 1603]. Date of original from Shirley's Mapping of the world. Gores for a 17 cm. globe. Includes ill. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy marked "20." in blue pencil in lower...
    • Contributor: Oterschaden, Johannes - Austro-Hungarian Monarchy. Militär-Comité
    • Date: 1879
  • Map
    Mechanischer Welt Globus zum Gebrauche des kleinen Geographen Relief shown by hachures. Title from envelope. Gores for a 13 cm. globe. Six gores linked by a cloth strip and mounted on blue paper, attached at both poles to six brown cords bound with a cardboard strip. Globe and text housed in cardboard envelope covered with blue paper. Accompanied by text : Erklärung des künstlichen Globus / zu haben bei Josef Franz Kaiser....
    • Contributor: Kaiser, Joseph Franz
    • Date: 1840