Collection Items

  • 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
    Orbis terrarum descriptio duobis planis hemisphaeriis comprehe[n]sa Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Includes notes and illustrations including the garden of Eden, the last judgement, and the four seasons. LC copy mounted on paper, wrinkled, with some staining and pin holes in all corners. French map of the North Pole affixed to the back, with manuscript commentary. Shirley, R.W. Mapping of the world, 295 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Geylekerck, Nicolaes - Jansz, Jan
    • Date: 1618
  • Map
    Charte vniuerselle de tovt le monde : en laqvelle plvsievrs regions representees plvs exactement qvavx precedentes & les terres novvellement descovvertes fidellement corrigees svr les dernieres relations des anglois, hollandois et avtres
    Charte universelle de tout le monde Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Relief shown pictorially. Includes illustrations, notes, and two celestial hemispheres. Assembled from two sheets. LC copy lightly colored, in green only. Mounted on cloth, with pin holes in all corners. Shirley, R.W. Mapping of the world, 323 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Danckerts, Cornelis - Tavernier, Melchior
    • Date: 1628
  • 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 geographica ac hydrographica tabula
    Briefve declaration de la division, forme & singularitez du monde Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    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 Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available 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
    Nova totivs terrarvm orbis geographica ac hydrographica tabvla
    Nova totius terrarum orbis geographica ac hydrographica tabula | Beschrijvinghe des geheelen aerdtrycx Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Relief shown pictorially. Date from dedication. Assembled from two sheets. Appears in Jansson's Nieuwen atlas, volume 1, 1657. Includes notes. Illustrations include images of the four elements and portraits of Julius Caeser, Ptolemy, Mercator and Hondius. Latin. Text on verso in Dutch. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Hondius, Jodocus - Jansson, Jan
    • Date: 1641
  • 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
    Nova totivs terrarvm orbis geographica ac hydrographica tabvla : carta vniverselle de tovt le monde
    Nova totius terrarum orbis geographica ac hydrographica tabula Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Includes northern and southern celestial hemispheres, charts of longitude, notes, and illustrations of the four elements. LC copy mounted on paper. Shirley, Rodney W. Mapping of the world. 1983, 360 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Tavernier, Melchior
    • Date: 1643
  • Map
    Novvelle et exacte description dv globe terrestre
    Nouvelle et exacte description du globe terrestre Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Includes illustrations of the seasons and the elements, notes, and two celestial hemispheres. According to Shirley, the map is based on one by Visscher, rather than Blaeu. Illustrations of costumes: Francois -- Espaignolz -- Italiens -- Allemans -- Anglois -- Hollandois -- Cevx de lisle de Groenland -- Les Chinois -- De lisle de Java -- De la Gvinee -- Dv Perov -- De...
    • Contributor: Blaeu, Willem Janszoon - Visscher, Claes Jansz - Fer, Antoine De
    • Date: 1645
  • Map
    Novvelle et exacte description de la terre vniverselle : selon les auteurs modernes plus aprouuez a la quelle a este a d ioute plusieurs obseruations pour l'intelligence dicelle
    Nouvelle et exacte description de la terre universelle Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Relief shown pictorially. Shows California as an island. Includes two mariner's compasses, a perpetual calendar, diagram of the solar system, star charts of northern and southern hemispheres, text, and illustrations. LC copy mounted on cloth. Left and right margins ragged, liquid stain in middle of upper part of map. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Boisseau, Jean
    • Date: 1646
  • Map
    Charte vniuerselle de tovt le monde.
    Charte universelle de tout le monde Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Relief shown pictorially. Includes notes. Illustrations include images of the garden of Eden and the Last Judgment and four allegorical figures in the corners of the sheet. Assembled from 4 sheets. LC copy in two sheets, mounted together on cloth. Fold lined through the center of each hemisphere, with losses along folds. Annotated with orange pencil "x"s in North and Central America. Shirley, R.W....
    • Contributor: Berey, Nicolas
    • Date: 1650
  • Map
    Mappe-monde, ou carte générale du monde : dessignée en deux plan-hemispheres Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Relief shown pictorially. Shows California as an island. LC copy stamped on: 480B. Mounted on cloth. Annotations in Australia. Shirley, R.W. Mapping of the world, 390 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Sanson, Nicolas - Mariette, Pierre - Rivière
    • Date: 1651
  • Map
    L'hydrographie ou description de l'eau au c'est a dire des mers, golfes, lacs, destroits et rivieres principales, qui sont dans la surface du globe terrestre
    Hydrographie ou description des principales mers Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Relief shown pictorially. Shows California as an island. Shirley, R.W. Mapping of the world, 394 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Sanson, Nicolas
    • Date: 1652
  • Map
    Orbis terrarum typus de integro multis in locis emendatus Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available 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, rubbed, discolored. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Visscher, Claes Jansz - Goos, Pieter
    • Date: 1652
  • Map
    Nova totius terrarum orbis geographica ac hydrographica tabula Relief shown pictorially. Includes text, 2 ancillary celestial hemispheres, and ill. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 2001-24
    • Contributor: Hondius, Jodocus
    • Date: 1655
  • Map
    Orbis vetus et orbis veteris utraque continens, terrarumq[ue] tractus arcticus et antarticus ex Platone, Theopompo sive Aeliano, Manilio &tc. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Relief shown pictorially. "Cum privilegio regis ad Vicennium." Shows California as an island. Appears in Sanson's Cartes generales de toutes les parties du monde. Shirley, R.W. Mapping of the world, 400 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Sanson, Nicolas - Somer, J. - Mariette, Pierre
    • Date: 1657
  • 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
    La carte générale du monde Relief shown pictorially. Includes text, 2 celestial hemispheres, 3 compasses, and latitudinal sphere. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 26-86 Vault
    • Contributor: Duval, P. (Pierre) - Berey, Nicolas
    • Date: 1661
  • 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
    Mappe-monde, ou carte generale du globe terrestre : representée en deux plan-hemispheres : reveiie et changée en plusieurs endroits suivant les relations les plus recentes Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Relief shown pictorially. Shows California as an island. LC copy: left half mounted on paper, fold lined. Lightly hand colored to mark continental boundaries and some place names. Shirley, Rodney W. Mapping of the world. 1983, 419 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Sanson, Nicolas - Mariette, Pierre
    • Date: 1669
  • Map
    Kun yu quan tu.
    坤舆全图.
    Wood block prints. Shows the world in two hemispheres. Relief shown pictorially. Based on the world map of Joannes Blaeu. Translated title: Double Hemisphere Map of the World. Includes ill. and text. Gift; Arthur William Hummel; 1930, no. 5. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Verbiest, Ferdinand - Blaeu, Joan - Hummel, Arthur W. (Arthur William)
    • Date: 1674
  • Map
    Novissima totius terrarum orbis tabula Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Shows California as an island. Includes illustrations, including scenes of the four seasons. Ancillary maps and charts: Incrementum et decrementum dierū -- Phasis lunae naturalis -- Hypothesis Tychonican -- Hypothesis Ptolomaica -- Phasis lunae artificialis -- Hypothesis Copernicana. Appears in Seller's Atlas maritimus. LC copy trimmed to neat line on left, right and bottom margins. Shirley, R.W. Mapping of the world, 460 Available also...
    • Contributor: Seller, John
    • Date: 1675
  • Map
    Carte vniverselle du commerce, c'est à dire carte hidrographique, où sont exactement decrites les costes des 4 parties du monde, avecque les routes pour la navigation des Indes occidentales et orientales
    Carte universelle du commerce Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Relief shown pictorially. Includes illustrations of ships on trade routes. Shows California as an island. LC copy foldlined. Stamped on verso: 6849. Shirley, R.W. Mapping of the world, 364 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Duval, P. (Pierre)
    • Date: 1677