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    Belgian Ath, Called Aeth and Ath in French / F. de Witt.
    Athum belgicé Aeth et Ath Gallicé dictum / F. de Witt
    This map, showing the fortifications surrounding the city of Ath, is the work of Frederik de Wit (1630-1706), the founder of a dynasty of three generations of Dutch map publishers, all named Frederik. The de Wit firm produced many kinds of maps, but specialized in maps of cities and atlases of city maps. Located in present-day Hainaut province in French-speaking Belgium, Ath was conquered...
    • Contributor: Wit, Frederik De
    • Date: 1694-01-01
    • Resource: - 1 page
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    Palace of the Elector of Brandenburg.
    Residentia Electoralis Brandenburgica
    This birds-eye view map offers a detailed picture of the Berlin palace of the elector of Brandenburg as it appeared in 1688. The residence was part of a large fortress that Frederick William I (1620--88) ordered built following the end of the Thirty Years' War (1618--48) in Germany. Construction began in 1650 under the direction of the architect and engineer, Johann Gregor Memhardt (1607--78),...
    • Contributor: Schultz, Johann Bernhard, 1695
    • Date: 1688-01-01
    • Resource: - 1 page
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    Nova Virginiæ tabula. Copy has date annotated on verso: 1644. Relief shown pictorially. Oriented with north to the right. Includes col. ill. German text on verso. Gift; From the collection of Dr. Gerald D. Aurbach, given in his memory by his wife, Hanna, and daughters, Elissa and Pamela. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 94-27 Vault
    • Contributor: Hondius, Hendrik
    • Date: 1644-01-01
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    [Map and views illustrating Sir Francis Drake's West Indian voyage, 1585-6] The first engraving is a map of Drake's voyage [showing Europe, western Africa, northern South America, and eastern North America]; the four other engravings consist of bird's-eye battle plan views of the cities of Santiago, Santo Domingo, Cartagena, and St. Augustine, Florida. 4 bird's-eye views and 1 map. Relief shown pictorially on bird's-eye views. Voyage map in English; city maps in Latin. Title supplied...
    • Contributor: Hans and Hanni Kraus Sir Francis Drake Collection (Library of Congress) - Boazio, Baptista - Croftes - Bigges, Walter - Jay I. Kislak Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1589

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    Vera totius expeditionis nauticæ : descriptio D. Franc. Draci ... Shows routes around the world of Sir Francis Drake between 1577 and 1580 and Thomas Cavendish between 1586 and 1588. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Gift of the estate of Robert H. Power. Includes text, 2 ancillary maps showing landing at California and Java, 2 ancillary views showing Drake's welcome at Moluccas and Drake's ship cast...
    • Contributor: Power, Robert H. - Hondius, Jodocus
    • Date: 1595-01-01
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    Insulæ Americanæ in oceano septentrionali cum terris adiacentibus Appears in the author's Theatrum orbis terrarum. Text on verso in Latin. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault
    • Contributor: Blaeu, Willem Janszoon
    • Date: 1635-01-01
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    Arabia. This 1616 map is a reprint of a map originally published in 1598 by Jodocus Hondius (1563-1612), a Flemish cartographer and engraver who settled in Amsterdam in about 1593 and established a business that produced globes and the first large maps of the world. The map covers the territory from west of the Gulf of Suez to the eastern side of the Arabian Peninsula,...
    • Contributor: Hondius, Jodocus
    • Date: 1598-01-01
    • Resource: - 1 page
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    Pensylvania, Nova Jersey et Nova York cum regionibus ad Fluvium Delaware in America sitis
    Pennsylvania, Nova Jersey et Nova York cum regionibus ad fluvium Delaware in America sitis
    Relief shown pictorially. Also covers New England (distorted) and northern Chesapeake region. Title in Latin; notes in German and Latin; legend in Latin, German, and English. Unidentified meridian. Provinces indicated by col. washes; province and county boundaries emphasized by dark watercolors. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes notes in map area, ill. in title cartouche, and...
    • Contributor: Lotter, Tobias Conrad
    • Date: 1748-01-01
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    Cartes et plans de l'Amerique.
    Cartes geograp Ameriqu
    Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Dates on maps vary from 1717 to 1744. Title and date annotated in ink within etched title cartouche. Plates numbered in ink with a title often annotated on verso. A composite atlas of maps of North and South America and adjacent islands and oceans predominantly by Jacques Nicolas Bellin, including 17 manuscript maps, of which 8 are...
    • Contributor: Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
    • Date: 1745-01-01

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    [Map of western South America]. Relief shown pictorially. Title supplied by cataloger. Attributed to Gerard Mercator? Cf. Philip D. Burden's letter, April 14, 1994, to James Flatness. In cartouche: Celeberrimæ prouinciæ in America versus occidentem ... Andreas Theuetus Latius hoc commemorat. In lower border: Meridies. Includes note and ill. LC copy incomplete: One sheet of 6 sheets? Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster...
    • Contributor: Mercator, Gerhard - Thevet, André
    • Date: 1569-01-01
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    [Fragmentary celestial globe gores] Title provided by cataloger. Bound in the Schöner Sammelband. Found in the binding of the Sammelband in 1905, mounted on paper, and bound in. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Provenance: Gift of Jay I. Kislak Foundation.
    • Contributor: Jay I. Kislak Collection (Library of Congress) - Schöner, Johann
    • Date: 1517
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    Nova America descriptio Relief shown pictorially. Sheet issued as part of a set of 5 maps; one map covers entire world and 4 maps cover individual continents. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Control no.: 2001-25
    • Contributor: Jollain, Gérard - Visscher, Nicolaes
    • Date: 1657-01-01
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    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. Library of Congress. Lessing J. Rosenwald collection, 1303 Includes texts in cartouche, statements of dedication, coats-of-arms, ill. of allegorical figure "Victoria",...
    • Contributor: Cock, Hieronymus - Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection (Library of Congress) - Gutiérrez, Diego
    • Date: 1562-01-01
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    [Zee-atlas]
    Loots atlas
    Nautical charts with numerous place-names along coastlines. Depths shown by soundings. Title from citation in Philip Lee Phillips' A list of geographical atlases, p. 246. Most maps in Dutch; text and titles in Dutch, French, English, or Latin on some maps. List of geographical atlases in the Library of Congress, 3464 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image....
    • Contributor: Loots, Johannes
    • Date: 1705

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    Portolan Atlas of Battista Agnese.
    Portolano
    This portolan atlas is attributed to Battista Agnese (1514-64), one of the most important Italian Renaissance cartographers. Of Genoese origin, Agnese was active in Venice from 1536 until his death. He is likely to have directed a full-fledged printing house where his maps were made. He produced approximately 100 manuscript atlases, of which more than 70 still exist, either with his signature or attributed...
    • Contributor: Agnese, Battista - Victor Emmanuel II, King of Italy - Sforza DI Santa Fiora, Guido Ascanio
    • Date: 1536-01-01
    • Resource: - 19 pages

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    Pervviae avriferae regionis typvs / La Florida / auctore Hieron. Chiaues ; Gvastecan reg
    Florida | Guastecan reg | Gvastecan reg | Peruuiae auriferae regionis typus
    "Abraham Ortelius (1527-98) was a Flemish engraver and businessman who traveled widely to pursue his commercial interests. In 1560 he became interested in scientific geography during a voyage with Gerardus Mercator. Ortelius's major work, Theatrum orbis terrarum (Theater of the world), was published in Antwerp in 1570, at the threshold of the golden age of Dutch cartography. Theatrum presented the world in its component...
    • Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham - Hurtado De Mendoza, Diego - Chaves, Geronimo - Plantin, Christophe
    • Date: 1584
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    Pervviae avriferae regionis typvs / La Florida / auctore Hieron. Chiaues ; Gvastecan reg.
    Peruuiae auriferae regionis typus | Florida | Gvastecan reg | Guastecan reg
    Shows portion of Central America, northwestern South America, southern United States, and coast of Tamaulipas in Mexico. Relief shown pictorially. Includes illustrations. Transferred from the collection of the Canal Zone Library-Museum, 1980. Map in Latin. French text on verso. Annotated in pencil, on verso, with Canal Zone Library map checklist number: 28.
    • Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham - Hurtado De Mendoza, Diego - Chaves, Geronimo - Canal Zone Library-Museum
    • Date: 1598-01-01
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    America Septentrionalis a Domino d'Anville in Galliis edita nunc in Anglia. Coloniis in interiorem Virginiam deductis nec non Fluvii Ohio cursu aucta notisque geographicis et historicis illustrata. Scale ca. 1:6,300,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: Ferro and London. Place names and descriptive notes in English. Differs from other copies in coloration and boundaries. Georgia's boundary extends from St. John's River up "Alatamaha" River, along the lowest tributary shown, northward just to the west of "Cahuita," eastward just to the north of "Keeowee," and along the "Savana" River to the...
    • Contributor: Anville, Jean Baptiste Bourguignon D - Homann Erben (Firm)
    • Date: 1756-01-01
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    An Accurate Depiction of New France, 1657.
    Novae Franciae Accurata Delineatio, 1657
    This 1657 map, entitled Novae Franciae Accurata Delineatio (An accurate depiction of New France), is attributed to the Jesuit Francesco Bressani (1612-72), who was sent as a missionary to the Huron Indians in 1642. In 1653 he published in his native Italy an account of his stay in New France in which he announced the impending publication of a map, also based on his...
    • Contributor: Bressani, Francesco Giuseppe
    • Date: 1657-01-01
    • Resource: - 1 page
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    America Septentrionalis a Domini d'Anville in Galliis edita nunc in Anglia. Coloniis in interiorem Virginiam deductis nec non Fluvii Ohio cursu aucta notisque geographicis et historicis illustrata. Scale ca. 1:6,300,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: Ferro and London. Place names and descriptive notes in English. Differs from other copies in coloration and boundaries. Colors do not agree with legend. Georgia's boundary extends from St. John's River west to "Cahuita," north to "Keeowee," east to Savannah. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 68 Available also through the Library of Congress...
    • Contributor: Anville, Jean Baptiste Bourguignon D - Homann Erben (Firm)
    • Date: 1756-01-01
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    Nautical Atlas of the World, Folio 6 Verso, The Mediterranean Sea. The map presented here is from the Miller Atlas in the collections of the National Library of France. Produced for King Manuel I of Portugal in 1519 by cartographers Pedro Reinel, his son Jorge Reinel, and Lopo Homem and miniaturist António de Holanda, the atlas contains eight maps on six loose sheets, painted on both sides. This map (folio 6 verso in the atlas)...
    • Contributor: Homem, Lopo, Flourished - Manuel I, King of Portugal - Reinel, Jorge, Active 16th Century - Reinel, Pedro, Born Approximately 1464 - Holanda, António De
    • Date: 1519-01-01
    • Resource: - 1 page
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    Nova tabula geographica complectens borealiorem Americae partem, in qua exacte delineatae sunt Canada sive Nova Francia, Nova Scotia, Nova Anglia, Novum Belgium, Pensylvania, Virginia, Carolina, et Terra Nova. Found as [plate 126] in his Atlas minor sive geographia compendiosa...Amsterdam: [1717?] Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Vault 3 copies
    • Contributor: Visscher, Nicolaes
    • Date: 1717-01-01
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    Amplissimæ regionis Mississipi seu provinciæ Ludovicianæ â R.P. Ludovico Hennepin Fransisc. Miss in America Septentrionali anno 1687. Scale ca. 1:6,500,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Pictorial map. From Homann Erben's Atlas geographicvs maior. 1753-59 [i.e. 1784; v. 1, 1759] v. 1, part 2, no. 83. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1673 Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Homann Erben (Firm) - Homann, Johann Baptist
    • Date: 1759-01-01
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    Leo Belgicus. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Map railroad exhibit, March 22 to April 15, 1965. Vault
    • Contributor: Hondius, Jodocus
    • Date: 1611-01-01
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    Nova et accuratissima urbis St. Petersburg à Russorum Imperatore Petro Alexiewiz ao. 1703 ad ostium Nevae Fl. conditae et regionis circumjacentis delineatio
    Neue u. accurate Abbildung der von dem grossen Russ. Kaiser Petro Alexiewiz Ao. 1703 an dem Aussfl. dess Neva Stroms erbaueten Statt S. Petersburg samt d. umligend. Gegend
    City map shows individual buildings, gardens, and fence/lot lines. Relief shown by hachures on city map. Notes and index in German. Appears in Seutter's Grosser Atlas worinnen enthalten alle die jenige geographische Universal-Special- und Particular-Mappen, Augsburg, 1734. Previous file number in ink on label in upper right corner of margin: XXVII-113. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image....
    • Contributor: Seutter, Matthaeus
    • Date: 1734