Shows the Atlantic coast from Labrador to north Florida. Publication information from atlas. Text titled "Della terra nova del Bacalaos" on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
Gastaldi, Giacomo - Ptolemy
[Map of the Western Hemisphere]
Title plate to Nova Reperta, a series of engravings after drawings by Stradanus published by Galle in Antwerp. Shows Christopher Columbus pointing to a map of the Western Hemisphere. New France and Florida are indicated in North America. In addition to the map, notable developments in science and technology of the late 16th century are illustrated. Mounted on paper. LC copy imperfect: Margins trimmed....
Straet, Jan Van Der - Galle, Théodore
[The Codex Quetzalecatzin].
Mapa de Ecatepec-Huitziltepec | Codex Ehecatepec and Huitziltepec | Charles Ratton Codex
Shows genealogical information and land ownership for the Nahuatl "de Leon" family from 1480-1593. Map covers southern Puebla from the church of Todos Santos, Ecatepec (now suburb to the north east of modern-day Mexico City), and Lake Texcoco (now the National Reserve "El Caracol") to the church of Santa Cruz Huitziltepec, Pue at the lower right, with the lower portion of the map crossed...
Ortelius, Abraham - Seco, Fernando Alvares
Le novveav monde descovvert et illvstre de nostre temps
Nouveau monde descouvert et illustre de nostre temps
Relief shown pictorially. Woodcut. Includes illustrations and notes. LC copy mounted on cloth. Gift ; Lessing J. Rosenwald ; June 29, 1948. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
Thévet, Andrea - Chaudière, Guillaume
Typus orbis descriptione Ptolemaei.
Relief shown pictorially. Woodcut that appears in edition of Ptolemy's Geographia published in 1541. Includes illustrations of winds. LC copy stamped on in lower left corner: 0 674. Mounted on cloth and laminated. Shirley, R.W. Mapping of the world, 47 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
[Portolan chart of the Mediterranean and Black Seas with the west coast of Spain and Portugal]
Portolan chart with seaport names given for all coastlines. Title devised by cataloguer. Fragmentary signature on upper right portion leading into neck reads "Io Placid...". Oriented with north to the right (indicated by fleurs-de-lys). Contains 10 small and 4 large compass roses centered on Sicily. LC Nautical charts on vellum, 14. Pen-and-ink and goauche, with traces of gilding. Includes 2 scale bars (unidentified units),...
Tabula nouarum insularum, quas diuersis respectibus Occidentales & Indianas uocant.
Tabula novarum insularum, quas diversis respectibus Occidentales & Indianas vocant | Nouus orbis, qui insulas habet Indici Oceani ...
Relief shown pictorially. Has the word "Americam" in South America. Appears in the author's Cosmographiae universalis. Basel, Switzerland. 1559. Woodcut. Includes illustrations. LC copy imperfect: Fold-lined. Missing extreme upper right corner, minor losses to lower-middle of map. South America also labeled in German. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.