• Map
    Von den newen Inseln : der Statt Themistitan in den newen Inseln gelegen/figurierung. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy annotated in ink: "From an unidentified German edition of Sebastian Münster's Cosmographia Universalis, 1597 or later. Bought from Salvation Army." Vault
    • Contributor: Münster, Sebastian
    • Date: 1597
  • Map
    Atlas sive Cosmographicae meditationes de fabrica mvndi et fabricati figvra.
    Atlas | Cosmographicae meditationes de fabrica mvndi et fabricati figvra | Atlas sive Cosmographicae meditationes de fabrica mundi et fabricati figura Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    The first part, originally published in 1585, is composed of three fascicles, each with a special t. p.: Galliæ tabulę geographicæ ; Belgii Inferioris geographicæ tabulę ; Germaniae tabulę geographicæ. The second part, originally published in 1589, has special t. p.: Italiae, Sclavoniæ, et Graeciæ tabulę geographicę. The third part, under whose title the work is published, precedes the first and second parts. Left ...
    • Contributor: Mercator, Gerhard - Mercator, Rumold - Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1595
  • Collection
    Military Battles and Campaigns This category contains maps showing campaigns of major military conflicts including troop movements, defensive structures and groundworks, roads to and from sites of military engagements, campsites, and local buildings, topography and vegetation. Some of the maps are manuscripts drawn on the field of battle, while others are engraved including some that have manuscript annotations reflecting the history of the battle or campaign. A significant ...
    • Date: 1570

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    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.
    • Date: 1500

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  • Map
    Americæ pars, nunc Virginia dicta : primum ab Anglis inuenta, sumtibus Dn. Walteri Raleigh, Equestris ordinis Viri, Anno Dn̄i. MDLXXXV regni Vero Sereniss. nostræ Reginæ Elisabethæ XXVII, hujus vero Historia peculiari Libro ... Scale ca. 1:1,700,000. Has watermark. Oriented with north to the right. Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. Pictorial map. Covers coastal region from Cape Fear to Chesapeake Bay. From Thomas Hariot's A briefe and true report of the new found land of Virginia, 1590. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: White, John - Bry, Theodor De - Harriot, Thomas
    • Date: 1590
  • Map
    Hiberniae, Britannicae Insvlae nova descripto. Relief shown pictorially. Phillips, 406 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Filed with Eastham Collection in G&M Vault: EA 20-A: ga61 02-20-2013
    • Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham
    • Date: 1598
  • Map
    [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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    Description du pays armorique à pres Bretaigne. Scale ca. 1:1,100,000. Relief shown pictorially. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651/1
    • Contributor: [tavernier, Melchoir]
    • Date: 1594
  • Collection
    General Maps 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.
    • Date: 1290

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  • Book
    Atlas sive Cosmographicae meditationes de fabrica mvndi et fabricati figvra.Dvisbvrgi Clivorvm [1595]
    atlas | cosmographicae meditationes de fabrica mvndi et fabricati figvra | atlas sive cosmographicae meditationes de fabrica mundi et fabricati figura
    The first part, originally published in 1585, is composed of three fascicles, each with a special t. p.: Galliæ tabulę geographicæ ; Belgii Inferioris geographicæ tabulę ; Germaniae tabulę geographicæ. The second part, originally published in 1589, has special t. p.: Italiae, Sclavoniæ, et Graeciæ tabulę geographicę. The third part, under whose title the work is published, precedes the first and second parts. Left ...
    • Contributor: Mercator, Gerhard
    • Date: 1595

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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: Hondius, Jodocus - Power, Robert H.
    • Date: 1595
  • Collection
    Finding Our Place in the Cosmos: From Galileo to Sagan and Beyond 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 ...
    • Contributor: Sagan, Carl - Druyan, Ann - Macfarlane, Seth

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  • Map
    Peruuiae avriferæ regionis typus Shows portion of Central America, northwestern South America, southern United States, and coast of Tamaulipas in Mexico. Relief shown pictorially. Transferred from the collection of the Canal Zone Library-Museum, 1980. Appears in the author's Théâtre de l'univers ... 1598. Phillips 406 Includes ill. French text on verso. Annotated in pencil, on verso, with Canal Zone Library map checklist number: 28. Vault
    • Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham - Hurtado De Mendoza, Diego - Chaves, Geronimo
    • Date: 1598
  • Map
    Floridae Americae provinciae recens & exactissima descriptio auctorè Iacobo le Moyne cui cognomen de Morgues, qui Laudōnierum, altera Gallorum in eam prouinciam nauigatione comitat est, atque adhibitis aliquot militibus ob pericula, regionis ... Relief shown pictorially. Shows Florida region, northeastern coastline, Port Royal, Fort Caroline, Cuba, rivers, cities, and other geographical entities. Mounted on cloth backing. Published in Le Moyne's Brevis narratio eorum quae in Florida Americae provincia Gallis acciderunt ... 1591, pt. 2 of Théodore de Bry's Great voyages. Accompanied by a reduced reproduction, with missing medallion and part of title and scale bar cut-off. (1 ...
    • Contributor: Le Moyne De Morgues, Jacques
    • Date: 1591
  • Map
    [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. ...
    • Contributor: Straet, Jan Van Der - Galle, Théodore
    • Date: 1590
  • Map
    A discription of Aegipt from Cair downeward / Catalog Record Only Covers large portion of North East Africa (present-day Tunisia, Libya, and Egypt), southward to Ethiopia, and Horn of Africa, and eastward covering the Red Sea and parts of Arabian Peninsula. Relief shown by landform drawings. Linschoten's writings contained maps drawn from Portuguese sources, and the early European discoveries in 15-16th century. From: "Itinerario: Voyage ofte schipvaert van Jan Huyghen van Linschoten naer Oost ofte ...
    • Contributor: Linschoten, Jan Huygen Van
    • Date: 1598
  • Map
    [Fushimi jōka machiezu].
    [伏見城下町絵図]. Catalog Record Only
    Cadastral map showing landownership in Fushimi, Kyoto. Includes text and col. ill. Imperfect: Worm holes in the map. Acquisitions control no. 96-11d
    • Date: 1596
  • Map
    Theatro ... ridotto in forma piccola. Catalog Record Only
    • Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham
    • Date: 1593
  • Collection
    [Maps of Ukraine from approximately 1595 to 1970]. Catalog Record Only This record covers single maps of Ukraine, formerly the Ukrainian SSR, 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 Ukraine as a whole, regions of Ukraine, and ...
    • Date: 1595
  • Map
    Parvum theatrum urbium, sive, Vrbium praecipuarum totius orbis brevis et methodica descriptio /
    Parvvm theatrvm vrbivm, sive, Vrbivm praecipvarvm totivs orbis brevis et methodica descriptio | Parvum theatrum urbium | Vrbium praecipuarum totius orbis brevis et methodica descriptio Catalog Record Only
    Based, in part, on Georg Braun's Civitates orbis Terraum. Cf. leaf ):(2. Errors in paging: 328-330, 363-365 repeated. Signatures: ):(⁴ A-3C⁴ 3D². VD16 R 3024 Title page printed in red and black. Includes index. Copy 2 may be from the YA collection: YA 5683. vj21 2007-02-27.
    • Contributor: Romain, Adrien
    • Date: 1595
  • Map
    Königen Buch; Catalog Record Only
    • Contributor: Löw, Conrad
    • Date: 1598
  • Map
    Le théatre françoys. Catalog Record Only Two photocopy negatives in 2 sizes: copy 1 is 48 cm.; copy 2 is 40 cm. Added t.p. engr. Contains the general map of France (1590) by Jean Jollvet, and 14 other plates representing 16 provinces or regions of France. 2 copies
    • Contributor: Bouguereau, Maurice
    • Date: 1594
  • Collection
    [Maps of French Guiana from approximately 1598 to 1970]. Catalog Record Only This record covers single maps of French Guiana, 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 French Guiana as a whole, regions of French Guiana, administrative divisions, ...
    • Date: 1598
  • Map
    Descriptionis Ptolemaicae avgmentvm, Catalog Record Only
    • Contributor: Wytfliet, Corneille
    • Date: 1598
  • Map
    Geographische vnd historische Beschreibung der vberauss grosser Landtschafft America, welche auch West India vnd jhrer Grösse halben die New Welt genennet wirt : gar artig vnd nach der Kunst in XX Mappen ... Catalog Record Only Translation of José de Acosta's De natura Novi Orbis libri duo. Cf. Alden. The 20 maps, unsigned, and drawn at different scales, are each printed on a bifolium (in LC copy attached to a stub to form a double plate), with explanatory letterpress on the reverse. The bifolia are "signed" in direction-line position 1-7, 9, 9, 10-13, [14], 15-20. Signatures: *² A-N². Alden, J.E. ...
    • Contributor: Acosta, José De
    • Date: 1598