This category includes maps that typically portray the physical environment and a variety of cultural elements for a geographic area at a particular point in time. The maps in this category show a geographic area larger than a city or town and do not display a subject that is part of one of the thematic categories.
Map of America by Diego Ribero 1529.
Spanish; title in English. Pen-and-ink and blue watercolor, mounted on cloth, mounted on paper. Traced from a map by Diego Ribero. On label affixed in upper right corner: 41. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
Kohl, J. G. (Johann Georg) - Ribero, Diego - Kohl, J. G.
Cities and Towns
This category includes maps that depict individual buildings to panoramic views of large urban areas. These maps record the evolution of cities illustrating the development and nature of economic activities, educational and religious facilities, parks, street patterns and widths, and transportation systems.
Finding Our Place in the Cosmos: From Galileo to Sagan and Be...
A thematic collection exploring changing models of the universe through time, ideas of life on other words and Carl Sagan’s place in the tradition of science. It features manuscripts, rare books, celestial atlases, newspaper articles, sheet music and movie posters. Like our ancestors, we look up at the heavens and wonder. What is the structure of the universe? How significant are we? Are we ...
Sagan, Carl - Druyan, Ann - Macfarlane, Seth
[Atlantic coast of Central America].
Transferred from the collection of the Canal Zone Library-Museum, 1980. From an atlas in the Havre (France) Public Library, about 1525; probably made by Salvat. de Pilestrina. LC copy annotated in lower margin prior to reproduction: Atlantic coast of Central America. Photocopy made from manuscript original. Includes ill. of flags. LC copy annotated in pencil, on verso, with Canal Zone Library map checklist number: ...
Pilestrina, Salvatore De.
[Compilation map of all discoveries made up to 1529, along th...
Shows South America, West Indies, Central America, and a portion of Mexico. Transferred from the collection of the Canal Zone Library-Museum, 1980. In right margin: Parte de la "Carta universal la que contiene todo lo que del mundo se ha descubierto fasta agora," confeccionada en 1529. Includes text. Vault
[Maps of Brazil from approximately 1520 to 1970].
This record covers single maps of Brazil, which are not represented in the LC database by separate catalog records. This collection includes single printed maps and photocopies of printed or manuscript single maps as well as some multi-sheet single maps, plates from atlases, books or periodicals, and printed facsimiles. These maps cover Brazil as a whole, regions of Brazil, and cities and towns. These ...
Erklerung des newen Instruments der Sůnnen, nach allen seinen...
Erklärung des neuen Instruments der Sonnen, nach allen seinen Scheiben und Zirkeln | Neues Instrument | Heydelberger becirck off 6 meilen beschribẽ | Heidelberger Bezirk auf 6 Meilen beschreiben
The first edition. Appeared in later editions, 1534, 1544, 1545, 1579. Signatures: A-D⁴. Printed in black-letter typefaces. Decorative woodcut initials throughout. Burmeister. Münster, 31 Karrow, Mapmakers of the sixteenth century and their maps, 58/B1 Verzeichnis der im deutschen Sprachbereich erschienenen Drucke des XVI. Jahrhunderts (VD 16), M 6669 Universal short title catalog, 653470 LC copy has contemporary ink inscription on title page concerning a ...