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    [Portolan atlas of 9 charts and a world map, etc. Dedicated to Hieronymus Ruffault, Abbot of St. Vaast]. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor, on vellum. Each double-page illumination (col. diagrs., col. maps) 21 x 29 cm. Compass rose on inside back cover. "Maps 1, 2, and 10 show America. No. 1 shows the Gulf of California which Ulloa discovered in 1539. On the same map Yucatan is shown as an island, and the east and west coasts of North and South America are...
    • Contributor: Agnese, Battista
    • Date: 1544

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    Mapamondi. Relief and depths shown pictorially. Title from first word of descriptive text on first facsim. leaf. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. In Catalan; introd.; uncaptioned in Spanish by J. Vernet and D. Romano. Traditionally attributed to A. Cresques, with the possible collaboration of his son, J. Cresques. Facsim. of the 1375 ed. of the Catalan atlas,...
    • Contributor: Bibliothèque Nationale De France - Cresques, Abraham
    • Date: 1959

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    Theatrum orbis terrarum.
    Theatrvm orbis terrarvm
    Relief shown pictorially. Colophon: 20 Mai 1570. Catalogus auctorum includes 87 names. T.p. verso blank. Includes 53 map sheets, with descriptive text on verso. Staining from pigment on facing pages. Blank leaves inserted between map sheets. Front cover displays the name and arms of Jean, comte de Hoya, bishop of Münster and Osnabrück (1566-74). Phillips, 3389 Koeman, C. Atlantes Neerlandici, Ort 1A Includes "De...
    • Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham - Llwyd, Humphrey - Diesth, Aegid. Coppenius (Aegidius Coppenius)
    • Date: 1570

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    Theatrum orbis terrarum.
    Theatrvm orbis terrarvm.
    Relief shown pictorially. Catalogus auctorum includes 92 names. Epigram on t.p. verso has 16 lines. Includes 53 map sheets, with descriptive text on verso. Phillips, 374, copy 1 Koeman, C. Atlantes Neerlandici, Ort 1 Includes "De Mona druidum insula" by H. Llwyd. Exhibited: A world of names, 1990. Exhibited: Images of the World, 1984. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as...
    • Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham - Llwyd, Humphrey - Diesth, Aegid. Coppenius (Aegidius Coppenius)
    • Date: 1570

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    Le theatre du monde, ou, Novvel atlas
    Novvel atlas
    Relief shown pictorially. French text. Maps in Latin. Maps by numerous cartographers, as well as Willem and Joan Blaeu. Koeman, C. Atlantes Neerlandici, Bl 16 A Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy assembled from loose sheets. LC copy imperfect: Lacking 16 maps: Nova totius terrarum orbis geographica ac hydrographica tabula -- Regiones sub polo arctico...
    • Contributor: Blaeu, Joan - Blaeu, Willem Janszoon
    • Date: 1647

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    [Geografia tavole moderne di geografia]. Relief shown pictorially. Some maps entirely in Italian, some maps entirely in Latin. Title derived by cataloger from title page of bound Lafréry atlas. Seventeen loose sheets that appear in atlases sold by Antoine Lafréry. Phillips, 5917 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Forlani, Paolo - Gastaldi, Giacomo - Lafréry, Antoine
    • Date: 1575

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    Taboas geraes de toda a navegação
    Mapas generales originales y universales des todo el orue con los puertos principales y fortalezas de Ambas Indias y una descripcion topographica de la region Austral Magallonica año de 1692
    Relief shown pictorially. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 8 Orientation varies. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Preface (4 p.) and last map created and added in 1692 by Don Francisco de Seixas y Lovera. Some staining and acid-transfer throughout. Bound in white paper in 1983. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Seixas Y Lovera, Francisco De. - Albernaz, João Teixeira - Attayde, Jeronimo De.
    • Date: 1630

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    Civitates orbis terrarvm. "Privilegium Caesareae maiestatis, which occurs in each volume generally on the reverse of the title page, refers to Francis Hogenberg as the author's collaborator."--Phillips. Colophon of v. 1: Coloniae Agrippinae, apud Petrum à Brachel, sumptibus auctorum. Colophon of v. 6: Colonię Agrippinę, Antonius Hierat & Abrahamus Hoghenberg. Collaborators and artists whose works these maps were based on include George and Jacob Hoefnagel, Simon Novellanus,...
    • Contributor: Braun, Georg - Brachel, P. Von - Rantzau, Henrik - Hoefnagel, Jacob - Hoefnagel, Joris - Hogenberg, Abraham - Novellanus, Simon - Hogenberg, Franz - Hierat, Anton - Deventer, Jacob Van
    • Date: 1612

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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. Philips 3464 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy annotated in pencil on some maps....
    • Contributor: Loots, Johannes
    • Date: 1705

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    [Portolan atlas of the Mediterranean Sea, western Europe, and the northwest coast of Africa]. Title supplied by cataloger. Attributed to Joan Oliva by John Wolter in A portolan atlas of the Mediterranean Sea and western European waters, with a world map, 1987. Pen-and-ink and watercolor on vellum. World map painted on paper affixed to vellum. Six blank paper pages precede and follow the 10 vellum pages of maps. Circular watermarks on pp. [3] and [19]. Bound in contemporary...
    • Contributor: Oliva, Joan
    • Date: 1590

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    Atlas maritimus or, the sea-atlas : being a book of maratime (sic) charts describing the coasts, capes, headlands, sands, shoals, rocks and dangers, the bays, roads, harbours, rivers, and ports in most ...
    Sea-atlas, containing an hydrographical description of the sea-coasts of most of the known parts of the world
    Relief shown pictorially on some maps. Depths shown by soundings on some maps. Engraved title page. Phillips, 3455 Includes "Mapp of the world" on engraved title page. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Accompanied by manuscript note from the dealer, Henry Stevens, Son & Stiles dated Nov. 4, 1909 (on sheet 26 x 21 cm., folded in...
    • Contributor: Thornton, John
    • Date: 1700

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    Planisphaerivm Aratevm sive Compages Orbivm Mvndanorvm ex hypothesi Aratea in plano expressa.
    Planisphaerium Arateum sive Compages Orbium Mundanorum ex hypothesi Aratea in plano expressa
    Appears in Andreas Cellarius' Harmonia macrocosmica. Amstelodami : Apud Gerardum Valk & Petrum Schenk, 1708. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy accompanied by photocopy. LC copy hand colored. Stamped in blue ink in lower left margin: 309A.
    • Contributor: Schenk, Peter - Cellarius, Andreas - Valck, G. (Gerard)
    • Date: 1708
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    Weltkarte des Idrisi vom Jahr 1154 n. Ch., Charta Rogeriana
    Charta Rogeriana | Explanations to the proof of the map of the world drawn by Idrisi in 1154 and restored by K. Miller in 1927
    Relief shown pictorially. Place names in romanized Arabic. Accompanying text in English. Facsimile. Original version: 1154. Oriented with north to the bottom. Originally printed on 6 sheets, each ca. 47 x 68 cm. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. In manuscript blue pencil on verso: "Idrisi Weltkarte 1154 A.D., S. 1. Band, 2 Heft."
    • Contributor: Miller, Konrad - Idrīsī
    • Date: 1928
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    Carta universal en que se contiene todo lo que del mundo se ha descubierto fasta agora In lower margin: The second Borgian map by Diego Ribero, Seville 1529. "Reproduced from the original in the Museum of the 'Propaganda' in Rome, lent by His Holiness Pope Leo XIII, by W. Griggs, London." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Ribero, Diego
    • Date: 1887
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    Noua, et integra uniuersi orbis descriptio
    Nova, et integra vniversi orbis descriptio | Nova, et integra universi orbis descriptio
    Relief shown pictorially. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy mounted on paper, mounted on linen.
    • Contributor: Fine, Oronce
    • Date: 1531
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    Typus orbis universalis. Appears in Claudius Ptolemaeus' Geographia. Text on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy annotated in black ink on verso: 187. Vault
    • Contributor: Münster, Sebastian
    • Date: 1550
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    Kemâliyle nakş olunmuş cümle cihan numûnesi Relief shown pictorially. Text states the map was translated into Turkish in 967 (Oct. 1559 to Sept. 1560). Map based on Oronce Fine's cordiform map of 1534, according to Shirley's Mapping of the world, 1993. Hâci Ahmed is probably a pseudonym, possibly of Michele Membré and Nicolò Cambi. One of 24 impressions printed in 1795 from six woodcut blocks when found in the archives...
    • Contributor: Fine, Oronce - Hâcı Ahmed
    • Date: 1795
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    Vniversale descrittione di tvtta la terra conoscivta fin qvi.
    Universale descrittione di tutta la terra conosciuta fin qui
    Relief shown pictorially. Based on an earlier map by Giacomo Gastaldi. From the Rosenwald Collection, Library of Congress, no. 1304. Originally printed on 2 sheets, each 48 x 40 cm. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text and ill. Vault
    • Contributor: Forlani, Paolo - Bertelli, Ferando - Rosenwald, Lessing J. (Lessing Julius) - Gastaldi, Giacomo
    • Date: 1565
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    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: Ende, Josua Van Den - Blaeu, Willem Janszoon
    • Date: 1606
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    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: Walch, J. P. (Johann Philipp) - Kepler, Johannes - Eckebrecht, Philipp
    • Date: 1630
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    [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
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    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
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    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
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    Nova orbis tabula, ad usum serenissimi Burgundiae Ducis
    Mappe monde ou description du globe terrestre & aquatique presentée a Monseigneur Le Duc de Bourgogne
    Relief shown pictorially. French. Titles in Latin and French. Includes ill. Accompanied by: Tables geographiques des division du globe terrestre par le Sr. Sanson geographe ordinaire du Roy / a Paris : Chez Hubert Jaillot (on sheet 64 x 54 cm., unmounted, fold-lined horizontally in half). Mounted on cloth. LC copy imperfect: Fold-lined vertically in half. Pin holes in cloth tape in all corners....
    • Contributor: Jaillot, Alexis Hubert
    • Date: 1694
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    A new and correct map of the world : laid down according to the newest observations & discoveries in several different projections including the trade winds, monsoons, variation of the compass, and ... Relief shown pictorially. Insets: The northern hemisphere upon the plane of the Equinoctial -- The northern coelestial hemisphere -- A projection of ye world upon equidistant meridians and parallels -- The northern hemisphere upon the plane of the Ecliptic -- The face of the moon -- Tycho system -- Sphæra recta -- Mercury -- The sun enlightning ye moon -- The southern hemisphere upon...
    • Contributor: Godson, W.
    • Date: 1702