Collection Items

  • Map
    Tipus orbis terrarum Relief shown pictorially. Includes ancillary maps of America, Europe, Africa, and Asia in border. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault
    • Contributor: Solis, Hermando De.
    • Date: 1603
  • Map
    Nova totius terrarum orbis geographica ac hydrographica tabula Dated 1606 in statement of dedication. Relief shown pictorially. Described in: The mapping of the world / Rodney W. Shirley. London : Holland Press, 1983. No. 255, state 2. Includes ill. and 2 insets. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 20-85
    • Contributor: Blaeu, Willem Janszoon - Ende, Josua Van Den
    • Date: 1606
  • Map
    Typvs orbis terrarvm Relief shown pictorially. Includes text. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 19-85 Vault
    • Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham
    • Date: 1628
  • Map
    Noua orbis terrarum delineatio singulari ratione accommodata meridiano tabb. Rudolphi astronomicarum
    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 tabula Relief shown pictorially. Includes col. ill. Insets: Polus arcticus -- Polus antarcticus -- Polus septentrionalis -- Systema mundi juxtamentem Claudii Ptolemaei Alexand -- Genuinum mundi systema secundum N. Copernici hypothesin -- Polus meridionalis. Mounted on cloth. LC copy imperfect: Fold-lined vertically in half. Pin holes in cloth tape in all corners. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Wit, Frederik De.
    • Date: 1660
  • Map
    [Nova et accuratissima totius terrarum orbis tabula]. Relief shown pictorially. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes col. ill. in margins. Vault
    • Contributor: Blaeu, Joan
    • Date: 1664
  • Map
    Nova orbis tabvla in lvcem edita
    Nova orbis tabula in lucem edita
    Relief shown pictorially. Appears in the author's Atlas. Amsterdam, 1688? Includes maps of the north polar region and south polar region and col. ill. Vertically fold-lined in half. Mounted on paper, mounted on cloth. LC copy imperfect: Pin holes in cloth tape at fold and in all corners. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Wit, Frederik De.
    • Date: 1688
  • Map
    Orbis terrarum nova et accuratissima tabula Relief shown pictorially. Appears in the author's Atlas minor. Amsterdam, 1690? Includes ancillary maps of north polar region and south polar region and col. ill. Mounted on cloth. LC copy imperfect: Fold-lined vertically in half. Minor losses along upper half of fold. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Visscher, Nicolaes
    • Date: 1690
  • 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
    [Terrestrial globe gores]. Relief shown pictorially. Title supplied by cataloger. Reissued by Giuseppe di Rossi in 1615. Dedication in upper hemisphere: Illmo. viro optimaraq. artium amatori et Fautori D. Paulo Mellino Romano ... In lower hemisphere: I. Hondius Lectori S. In locorum longitudine ... Longitudines incepimus non ab Insulis Fortunatis ut Ptolome[us], sed ab iis quae acores vocantur quod acus nautica ibi recta in septentrionem vergat Vale....
    • Contributor: Hondius, Jodocus - Rossi, Giuseppe Di.
    • Date: 1615
  • Book/Printed Material
    Athanasii Kircheri e Soc. Jesu, Mundus subterraneus in XII libros digestus : quo divinum subterrestris mundi opificium, mira ergasteriorum naturae in eo distributio verbo pantámorphon Protei regnum : universae denique naturae majestas ... "Pantámorphon" in other title information transliterated from Greek. Vol. 2 has engraved special t.p. with title: Athanasii Kircheri e Soc. Jesu, Mundi subterranei tomus IIus., in V libros digestus. Engraved t.p. of both v. dated 1665. Vol. 1: [30], 346, [6] p.; [25] leaves of plates (some folded) ; v. 2: [12], 487, [9] p., [15] leaves of plates (some folded). Some plates printed...
    • Contributor: Kircher, Athanasius
    • Date: 1668