Americae sive qvartae orbis partis nova et exactissima descriptio
Americae sive quartae orbis partis nova et exactissima descriptio
Covers North and South America with the adjacent seas. Relief shown pictorially. From the Rosenwald Collection, Library of Congress, no. 1303. Originally printed on 6 sheets. Described in Quarterly Journal of the Library of Congress, v. 6, no. 3 (May 1949), p. 18-20. Includes texts in cartouche, statements of dedication, coats-of-arms, ill. of allegorical figure "Victoria", and ill. of sailing ships at sea and...
Gutiérrez, Diego - Cock, Hieronymus - Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection (Library of Congress)
[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....
Hondius, Jodocus - Rossi, Giuseppe Di.
Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Map railroad exhibit, March 22 to April 15, 1965. Vault
Dominia Anglorum in America Septentrionali.
Scales differ. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Sheet title in Latin and German. Individual map titles and text in German. Maps in English and German. From the authors' Atlas geographicvs maior, 1753-59 [i.e. 1781, v. 1, 1759] v. 1, no. 141. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 83 Differs from other copies in Long Island boundary coloration. Includes text and glossary. Available also through...
Homann, Johann Baptist - Sanson, 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.
Typvs orbis terrarvm
Typus orbis terrarum
Oval map within illustrated border, showing clouds. Appears in Latin edition of Ortelius's Theatrum orbis terrarum. Includes illustrations. Latin text on verso. In lower left: cum privilegio. Has a crack and re-engraved clouds in lower left corner, which, according to Shirley, dates the map to 1579 or later. LC copy mounted on cloth. Shirley, R.W. Mapping of the world, 122 Available also through the...
Ortelius, Abraham - Hogenburg, Frans (Franciscus)
Universalis cosmographia secundum Ptholomaei traditionem et Americi Vespucii alioru[m]que lustrationes.
Universalis cosmographia secundum Ptholomaei traditionem et Americi Vespucii aliorū que lustrationes
Relief shown pictorially. First document known to name America. Red ink grid on 2 sheets. Text applied over blank areas on 2 sheets. Manuscript annotations in the margin of 1 sheet. All sheets bear a watermark of a triple pointed crown. Two stamps on verso of upper left hand sheet: Fürstl. Waldburg Wolfegg'sches Kupferstichkabinett -- Furstl. Waldbg. Wolf. Bibliothek. Exhibited: Rivers, edens, empires: Lewis...
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.
Homann, Johann Baptist - Homann Erben (Firm)
Virginia, Marylandia et Carolina in America septentrionali Britannorum
Scale ca. 1:2,000,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. From Homann Erben's Atlas geographicvs maior exhibens tellurem. 1753-1759 [i.e. 1781; v. 1, 1759] Described in William P. Cumming's The southeast in early maps as first appearing in J. B. Homann's Atlas novus, 1714. Also covers New Jersey, Southern Pennsylvania, and New York City region. Available also through the Library of Congress...
Relief shown pictorially. Appears in v. 3 of Nieuwen atlas, ofte vverelt-beschrijvinge, vertonende de voornaemste rijcken ende landen des gheheelen Aerdt-Bodems. Amstelodami : Apud Ioannem Ianssonium, 1652-3. Equator, some coasts, and other details gilded. Includes notes and ill. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Exhibited: Rivers, edens, empires: Lewis & Clark and the revealing of America, Library...
Africæ nova descriptio.
Scale ca. 1:40,000,000. Facsimile. Relief shown pictorially. Includes col. illus. and 9 city views. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2