Collection Items

  • Map
    [Geografia tavole moderne di geografia]. Relief shown pictorially. Some maps entirely in Italian, some maps entirely in Latin. Title derived by cataloger from title page of bound Lafréry atlas. Seventeen loose sheets that appear in atlases sold by Antoine Lafréry. Phillips, 5917 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Lafréry, Antoine - Forlani, Paolo - Gastaldi, Giacomo
    • Date: 1575

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  • Map
    [Portolan atlas of the Mediterranean Sea, western Europe, and the northwest coast of Africa]. Title supplied by cataloger. Attributed to Joan Oliva by John Wolter in A portolan atlas of the Mediterranean Sea and western European waters, with a world map, 1987. Pen-and-ink and watercolor on vellum. World map painted on paper affixed to vellum. Six blank paper pages precede and follow the 10 vellum pages of maps. Circular watermarks on pp. [3] and [19]. Bound in contemporary ...
    • Contributor: Oliva, Joan
    • Date: 1590

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  • Map
    Gran tavola cosmografica contenente le rotazioni annuali terresti corrispondenti al sole : veduta dai poli per meglio far conoscere l'alternativa delle ombre e della luce : con sue refrazioni, posizione della luna ... Includes text, four hemispherical views of the Earth showing night and day and different times and latitudes, and colored illustrations. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: Discoloration along edges, torn and repaired, wrinkles, and loses along edges.
    • Contributor: Villa, Ignazio
    • Date: 1855
  • Map
    Vniversale descrittione di tvtta la terra conoscivta fin qvi. Relief shown pictorially. Based on an earlier map by Giacomo Gastaldi. From the Rosenwald Collection, Library of Congress, no. 1304. Originally printed on 2 sheets, each 48 x 40 cm. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text and ill. Vault
    • Contributor: Forlani, Paolo - Bertelli, Ferando - Gastaldi, Giacomo - Rosenwald, Lessing J. (Lessing Julius)
    • Date: 1565
  • Map
    Vniversale descrittione di tvtto il monde
    Universale descrittione di tutto il monde
    Relief shown pictorially. Probably the second state of the map. Differs from the first state in the reworking of Tierra del Fuego to include the Straits of Magellan. Presents Staten Island, west of Tierra del Fuego, as an island, presumably based on the observations of Hendrik Brouwer in 1643. Differs from the state owned by the Harry Ransom Center by the presence of a ...
    • Contributor: Rosaccio, Giuseppe
    • Date: 1643
  • Map
    Globo terrestre Relief shown pictorially. Gores for a 34 cm. globe. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Gift; Summit Enterprise, Inc.; May 2003. All sheets folded horizontally, with paper hinges on verso, and traces of color on edges. Some acid offset on gore sheets. Four sheets of gores and 1 sheet with zodiacs and 2 polar calottes.
    • Contributor: Cassini, Gio. Ma. (Giovanni Maria) - Calcografia Camerale (Rome, Italy)
    • Date: 1790