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    Portugalliae : que olim Lusitania, nouissima & exactissima de... "... anno MCCCCCLX." Oriented with north to the right. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes col. ill. Text on verso. On verso: 14. Filed with Eastham Collection in G&M Vault: EA 225-A: ga61 02-20-2013
    • Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham - Seco, Fernando Alvares
    • Date: 1560
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    Typvs orbis terrarvm Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 18-85
    • Contributor: Hondius, Jodocus
    • Date: 1589
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    La herdike enterprinse faict par le Signeur Draeck D'Avoir ci... Includes two inset maps and a portrait of Francis Drake. Kraus, H.P. Sir Francis Drake, 48 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Gift of Hans P. and Hanni Kraus.
    • Contributor: Sype, Nicola Van - Hans and Hanni Kraus Sir Francis Drake Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1581
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    [Fragmentary terrestrial globe gores]. Relief shown pictorially. 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.
    • Contributor: Schöner, Johann
    • Date: 1517
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    Floridae Americae provinciae recens & exactissima descriptio ... 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
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    [The Oztoticpac lands map]. Aztec pictorial document showing litigation map of Oztoticpac, an estate in Texcoco, ca. 1540. Title derived from The Quarterly Journal of the Library of Congress, "The Oztoticpac Lands Map of Texcoco 1540," v. 23, no. 2, April 1966, pp. 76-116. Red and black ink. Worm holes. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 559 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault ...
    • Date: 1540
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    Expeditionis Hispanorum in Angliam vera descriptio. Anno Do: ... Intended to accompany: Ubaldini, Petruccio. A discourse concerninge the Spanishe fleete invadinge Englande in the yeare 1588. Some of the plates are signed by Robert Adams, artist, and Augustine Ryther, engraver. The legends are in English. Kraus, H.P. Sir Francis Drake, 51 ESTC S123138 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Gift of Hans P. and Hanni Kraus. ...
    • Contributor: Adams, Robert - Ubaldini, Petruccio - Ryther, Augustine - Hans and Hanni Kraus Sir Francis Drake Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1589

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    Maps: Bach to Baseball Cards - Conservation Highlights (Prese... Maps - Bach to Baseball Cards: Preserving the Nation's Heritage at the Library of Congress
    • Date: 1540
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    Maps: Bach to Baseball Cards - Conservation Highlights (Prese... Maps - Bach to Baseball Cards: Preserving the Nation's Heritage at the Library of Congress
    • Date: 1540
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    Americæ pars, nunc Virginia dicta : primum ab Anglis inuenta,... 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
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    Tartariae sive Magni Chami Regni tÿpus. Covers northern Asia. Relief shown pictorially. From Abraham Ortelius's atlas: Theatrvm Orbis Terrarvm, 1603 ed. Hand col. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text, notes, and col. ill. Text on verso.
    • Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham - Vrients, Jan Baptista
    • Date: 1570
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    S. Augustini : pars est terra Florida, sub latitudine 30 grad... Scale not given. Oriented with north to the right. Relief shown pictorially. Pictorial map. Includes text in rectanglar cartouche. Kraus, H.P. Sir Francis Drake, 49 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Gift of Hans P. and Hanni Kraus. G3934.S2 1589 .B6 Copy 1 previously shelved under: G3934.S2 1589 .W4 Copy 1. he01 2009-05-04.
    • Contributor: Boazio, Baptista - Hans and Hanni Kraus Sir Francis Drake Collection (Library of Congress) - White, John
    • Date: 1589
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    Universalis cosmographia secundum Ptholomaei traditionem et A...
    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 ...
    • Contributor: Waldseemüller, Martin
    • Date: 1507
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    Carta marina nuova tavola. Text and ill. on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault
    • Contributor: Gastaldo, Jacopo
    • Date: 1561
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    [Portolan chart of the Pacific coast from Mexico to northern ... Spanish? Title supplied by cataloger. Pen-and-ink; black, brown, green, and red. Trimmed to a rough rectangle. Matted and mounted between sheets of transparent lucite. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes col. ill. Imperfect: Some tears on edge and several holes. Vault
    • Date: 1500
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    [Da Ming yu di tu].
    大明與地图. | Atlas of the Ming Empire
    Title supplied. Copy imperfect: acquired copy has holes on some pages. Includes text. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Gift; Warner purchase; 1929, no. 10. Previous call number: G2305 .D3 1566 Vault Shelf Shows 18 maps, includes 13 provinces, 2 zhili, and general maps during (嘉靖年間) Jianjing period. Taiwan is not shown, and Macau is not marked ...
    • Contributor: Warner, Langdon
    • Date: 1547

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    Maps: Bach to Baseball Cards - Conservation Highlights (Prese... Maps - Bach to Baseball Cards: Preserving the Nation's Heritage at the Library of Congress
    • Date: 1540
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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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    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
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    Das heilig Lande mit Ausztheilung der zwoelff Geschlechter.
    Palaestina, des heiligen Landes Beschreibung mit sampt den anstossenden Laendern und Voelctern alss die Ammoniter, Jdumeer [sic], Araber, u.
    Relief shown pictorially. Title and text in German. Place names in Latin. Appears in Sebastian Munster's Cosmographey. Basel : Sebastian Petri, 1588. Exhibition: Jordanian Display, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., May 25-27, 2005. Includes notes. LC copy imperfect: Central fold line with 2 stains at center, mended tear in central right margin. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ...
    • Contributor: Münster, Sebastian - Henricpetri, Sebastian
    • Date: 1588
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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 - Diesth, Aegid. Coppenius (Aegidius Coppenius) - Llwyd, Humphrey
    • Date: 1570

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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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    [Portolan chart of the Mediterranean, the Black Sea, and the ... Portolan chart with seaport names given for all coastlines. Title devised by cataloguer. Contains 4 compass roses in a circle centered in Italy to the north of Rome and half of a fifth on the trimmed center left edge. Pen-and ink in brown, red, and green, with possible traces of gilding. The chart appears to have been cropped at the left and possibly the ...
    • Date: 15??
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    [La Coruña. El Ferrol, Spain] Pen and water colors on vellum. Both maps oriented with north to the bottom. Kraus, H.P. Sir Francis Drake, 50a Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Gift of Hans P. and Hanni Kraus.
    • Contributor: Hans and Hanni Kraus Sir Francis Drake Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1589
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    Imagines coeli meridionales Earliest known European printed star chart. Originally bound in the Schöner Sammelband. LC copy annotated by Johann Schöner. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Stabius, Johannes - Dürer, Albrecht - Schöner, Johann
    • Date: 1515
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    Maps: Bach to Baseball Cards - Conservation Highlights (Prese... Maps - Bach to Baseball Cards: Preserving the Nation's Heritage at the Library of Congress
    • Date: 1540
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    [Portolan chart of the Mediterranean and Black Seas with the ... Portolan chart with seaport names given for all coastlines. Title devised by cataloguer. Fragmentary signature on upper right portion leading into neck reads "Io Placid...". Oriented with north to the right (indicated by fleurs-de-lys). Contains 10 small and 4 large compass roses centered on Sicily. LC Nautical charts on vellum, 14. Pen-and-ink and goauche, with traces of gilding. Includes 2 scale bars (unidentified units), ...
    • Contributor: Oliva, Placido
    • Date: 1575
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    [Map of eastern Canada]. Relief shown pictorially. From Giovanni Battista Ramusio's Terzo volvme delle navigationi et viaggi ...? 1565? pp. 424-425? In upper left margin: 424. In upper right margin: 425. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Ramusio, Giovanni Battista
    • Date: 1565
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    [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
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    [Map and views illustrating Sir Francis Drake's West Indian v... 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: Boazio, Baptista - Bigges, Walter - Croftes - Jay I. Kislak Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1589

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    Vniversale descrittione di tvtta la terra conoscivta fin qvi. 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 - Gastaldi, Giacomo - Rosenwald, Lessing J. (Lessing Julius)
    • Date: 1565
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    Asiento present hordenat a payon les responsions dels pezos e... Diagrammatic map of weights and measures in use in 27 Mediterranean and European seaports. Oriented with north to the right. Each port city is represented by a vignette of a prominent local tower and the vignettes are connected by rhumb lines. Manuscript: pen-and-ink (light brown) and watercolors. LC Nautical charts on vellum, 4. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...
    • Contributor: Domenech, Arnald - Roselli, Piero
    • Date: 1563
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    Americae sive qvartae orbis partis nova et exactissima descri...
    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 ...
    • Contributor: Gutiérrez, Diego - Cock, Hieronymus - Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1562
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    Atlas sive Cosmographicae meditationes de fabrica mvndi et fa...
    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 - Mercator, Rumold - Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1595
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    Die neuwen Inseln, so hinder Hispanien gegen Orient bey dem l...
    New weldt oder Inseln, so hinder Hispanien gegen Orient bey dem land India ligen
    Relief shown pictorially. South America labeled in German, geographic features otherwise in Latin. Appears in the author's Cosmographei. Basel, Switzerland. 1550. 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 of Congress, Washington, D.C., July 24-Nov. 29, 2003. Fold-lined.
    • Contributor: Münster, Sebastian
    • Date: 1550
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    Carta marina navigatoria Portvgallen navigationes, atqve toci...
    Carta marina navigatoria Portugallen navigationes, atque tocius cogniti orbis terre marisque formam naturam situs et terminos nostris temporibus recognitos et ab antiquorum traditione differentes, eciam quor vetusti non meminerunt autore, hec generaliter indicat
    Relief shown pictorially. Includes text and illustrations. Bound in the Schöner Sammelband. Sheet 6 appears to be a proof copy and was laid in after the Sammelband was bound. All sheets except for sheet 6 annotated in ink and red ink by Johann Schöner. All sheets bear a watermark of a triple pointed crown. Sheet 9 has a paper patch within a shield covering ...
    • Contributor: Waldseemüller, Martin - Schöner, Johann
    • Date: 1516

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    Americae et proximar regionvm orae descriptio.
    Americae et proximar regionum orae descriptio
    Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: Ferro. Second state. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 95-34 Vault
    • Contributor: Massa, Giovanni Battista - Rascicotti, Donato
    • Date: 1580
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    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.
    • Contributor: Kohl, J. G. (Johann Georg) - Ribero, Diego - Kohl, J. G.
    • Date: 1529
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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
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    [San Juan de Ulúa Ground plan of a projected fortress.
    • Contributor: Eraso, Cristóbal De. - Hans and Hanni Kraus Sir Francis Drake Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1570
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    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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    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 - Diesth, Aegid. Coppenius (Aegidius Coppenius) - Llwyd, Humphrey
    • Date: 1570

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    Peruuiae avriferæ regionis typus Shows portion of Central America, northwestern South America, southern United States, and coast of Tamaulipas in Mexico. Relief shown pictorially. Appears in the author's Theatrum orbis terrarum. Includes ill. Text on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault
    • Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham
    • Date: 1584
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    [Portolan chart of the Pacific coast from Guatemala to northe... Spanish. Title supplied by cataloger. Pen-and-ink; black, blue, green, and red. Trimmed to a rough rectangle. Matted and mounted between sheets of transparent lucite. LC Luso-Hispanic world, 28 LC Nautical charts on vellum, 9 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes col. ill. Imperfect: Some tears on edge and several holes.
    • Date: 1565
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    [Celestial globe gores]. Title provided by cataloger. Likely proof sheets, as lines for the tropics and the ecliptic are missing. Earliest known celestial gores. Bound in the Schöner Sammelband. Gores trimmed and mounted on paper. LC copy annotated by Schöner. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Schöner, Johann
    • Date: 1517
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    Universale della nuovamente parte del mondo ritrovata. Relief shown pictorially. In upper left corner: 455. In upper right corner: 456. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault
    • Contributor: Gastaldi, Giacomo
    • Date: 1565
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    [La Coruña. El Ferrol, Spain] Ink on paper. Kraus, H.P. Sir Francis Drake, 50b Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Gift of Hans P. and Hanni Kraus.
    • Contributor: Hans and Hanni Kraus Sir Francis Drake Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1589
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    [San Juan de Ulúa Watercolor on vellum. Upper corners damp marked, with very slight marking of the drawing. Mounted on cloth. Kraus, H.P. Sir Francis Drake, 46 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Gift of Hans P. and Hanni Kraus.
    • Contributor: Eraso, Cristóbal De. - Hans and Hanni Kraus Sir Francis Drake Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1570
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    [Chart of the Mediterranean, Black Sea, and the coasts of wes... Title devised by cataloguer. Catalan titles for illustrations. Latin statement of responsibility. Oriented with north to the right. Contains 5 wind roses. LC Nautical charts on vellum, 7. Pen-and-ink and goauche. Includes 2 bar scales in unidentified units, and many illustrations throughout. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Prunes, Mateus
    • Date: 1559
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    [Mapa del Golfo y costa de la Nueva España : desde el Río de ... Relief shown pictorially. Shows the coast from the vicinity of the Cape Fear River in North Carolina of the United States, location of Indian settlements, and lakes and rivers in the region to the Pánuco River in Mexico; the interior is as far north as the latitude of the Tennessee River. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. ...
    • Contributor: Santa Cruz, Alonso De - Archivo General De Indias
    • Date: 1572
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    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
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    [Portolan chart of the Mediterranean and connecting seas]. Portolan chart with seaport names given for all coastlines. Does not cover Black Sea. Title devised by cataloguer. Oriented with north to the right (indicated by fleurs-de-lys). Contains 11 compass roses in a circle centered on Sicily, 2 additional roses in Iberia, and rhumb lines connecting all roses and some central points without roses. Manuscript: pen-and-ink (brown) and dark watercolors. LC Nautical charts on ...
    • Date: 1550
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    [Portolan atlas of the Mediterranean Sea, western Europe, and... 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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    Maps: Bach to Baseball Cards - Conservation Highlights (Prese... Maps - Bach to Baseball Cards: Preserving the Nation's Heritage at the Library of Congress
    • 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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    [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: Lafréry, Antoine - Forlani, Paolo - Gastaldi, Giacomo
    • Date: 1575

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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
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    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 ...
    • Contributor: Sagan, Carl - Druyan, Ann - Macfarlane, Seth

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    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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    L'Amérique centr[ale] Shows North America south of Canada including the Caribbean. Traced from a ms. world map created for Henri II in 1542 as reproduced in Jomard's Les monuments de la geographie (plate XIX.1), 1842-1862 (Phillips 251). Reversed in lower left: 1556?. Oriented with south to the top. Pen-and-ink and red paint on tracing paper. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 83 Available also through the Library of Congress ...
    • Date: 1542
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    Maps: Bach to Baseball Cards - Conservation Highlights (Prese... Maps - Bach to Baseball Cards: Preserving the Nation's Heritage at the Library of Congress
    • Date: 1570
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    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
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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.
    • Contributor: Schöner, Johann
    • Date: 1517
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    [Portolan atlas of 9 charts and a world map, etc. Dedicated t... 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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    [Manuscript copy of sheet 6 of Waldseemüller's Carta marina]. Title provided by cataloger. Relief shown pictorially. Includes text and illustrations. Originally bound in the Sammelband. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Waldseemüller, Martin - Schöner, Johann
    • Date: 1516
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    Von den newen Inseln : der Statt Themistitan in den newen Ins... 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
  • Book
    Atlas sive Cosmographicae meditationes de fabrica mvndi et fa...
    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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    Guang yu tu : er juan /
    廣輿圖 : 二卷 /
    Woodblock print. Shows the Great Wall of China, the defense sturctures of the military towns along the border and the coast. Also shows the number of soldiers and horses stationed in the border towns, and ethnic groups in the border area.. Enlarged Universal terrestrial atlas of China. Covers Yellow River, Japan, Korea, Vietnam, Southeast Asia, and the administrative divisions of China in Ming Dynasty. ...
    • Contributor: Luo, Hongxian - Zhu, Siben - Chinese Rare Book Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1558
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    Theatrvm,
    • Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham
    • Date: 1572
  • Map
    [Schöner Sammelband] Title from Hessler's A Renaissance globemaker's toolbox. Half bound in vellum over wooden boards with brass clasps. This volume originally contained the 1507 Waldseemüller map, the 1516 Waldseemüller Carta marina, a set of celestial gores by Schöner from around 1517, and the Dürer-Stabius star chart. When the volume was disbound in 1905 by Father Joseph Fischer in order to make facsimiles of the two ...
    • Contributor: Schöner, Johann
    • Date: 1517
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    Theatro ... ridotto in forma piccola.
    • Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham
    • Date: 1593
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    Le théatre françoys. 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
  • Map
    [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: ...
    • Contributor: Pilestrina, Salvatore De.
    • Date: 1525
  • Map
    Mexico, regia et celebris Hispaniae novae civitas ; Cusco, re...
    Cusco, regni Peru in novo orbe caput
    Bird's-eye views. Relief shown pictorially. Appears in Braun & Hogenberg's Civitates orbis terrarum, 1572-1618. Provenance: Gift of Jay I. Kislak Foundation. Sabin, 7448 Vertically fold-lined at center. Kislak accession no. 1998.005.00.0002
    • Date: 1572
  • Map
    Portolano maps. Portolano, photographed from: Handschriftensammlung Handschrift Nr. 12925 (5 pages) In Nationalbibliothek, Wien.
    • Date: 1539
  • Map
    Tabula nouarum insularum, quas diuersis respectibus Occidenta...
    Tabula novarum insularum, quas diversis respectibus Occidentales & Indianas vocant | Nouus orbis, qui insulas habet Indici Oceani ...
    Relief shown pictorially. South America also labeled in German. Appears in the author's Cosmographiae universalis. Basel, Switzerland. 1559. Fold-lined. LC copy imperfect: Missing extreme upper right corner, minor losses to lower-middle of map.
    • Contributor: Münster, Sebastian
    • Date: 1559
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  • Collection
    [Maps of Malta from approximately 1570 to 1970]. This record covers single maps of Malta, 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 Malta as a whole, regions of Malta, and cities and towns. These ...
    • Date: 1570
  • Map
    Eigentliche Verzeichnuss der Stätten, Graffschafften vnd Herr... Not drawn to scale. Facsimile of original map in Stattsarchiv des Kantons Zürich. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Relief, vegetation, and populated places shown pictorially. Includes text. AACR2: 651
    • Contributor: Murer, Jodocus
    • Date: 1566
  • Map
    Lincolniæ Notinghamiæq[ue] comitatuũ noua vera et accurata de... Relief shown pictorially. From the author's An atlas of England and Wales, London, 1579. From the Rosenwald Collection, Library of Congress. Includes col. ill. and coats of arms. Vault Acquisitions control no. 19-82
    • Contributor: Saxton, Christopher
    • Date: 1579
  • Collection
    [Maps of England from approximately 1579 to 1970]. This record covers single maps of England, 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 England as a whole, regions of England, counties, and cities and towns. ...
    • Date: 1579
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    La Spana / Relief shown pictorially. In cartouche: Questa e la vera descrittione di tutta la Spagna ... Acquisitions control no. 18-84.
    • Contributor: Gastaldi, Giacomo
    • Date: 1544
  • Map
    Additamentvm qvintvm,
    • Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham
    • Date: 1595
  • Map
    [Egyptus and Marmarica]. Relief shown by landform drawings. Fine-cut woodblock map of Egypt and Marmarica (area between Egypt and Cyrenaica - present day Libya), or what is currently known as the Egyptian Western Desert. From "Quae intus continentur Syria, Palestina, Arabia, Aegyptus, Schondia, Holmiae."
    • Contributor: Ziegler, Jacob
    • Date: 1532
  • Map
    Cairus, quae olim Babylon; Aegypti maxima urbs.
    Alcair, is called Cairus and Alcario (el Qâhirah)
    Bird's-eye view shows Cairo, Egypt largest city, after it was conquered by the Ottoman Empire (1516-1517). Added to the view figures in local dress, and other details. A reproduction from: Braun, Georg's "Civitates orbis terrarum." LC copy accompanied by a text: "translation of a German description of Cairo from a volume published by Braun and Hagenburg, probably at Nuremburg, about the year 1574 ....".
    • Contributor: Braun, Georg - Hogenburg, Frans (Franciscus)
    • Date: 1574
  • Map
    Flandriae comitatvs descriptio. Scale ca. 1:450,000. Has watermark. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. "Cum privilegio ad decennium 1590." From the author's atlas "Theatrvm orbis terrarvm," 1592 ed. Includes inset of the Western Scheldt estuary. Text on verso. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham
    • Date: 1592
  • Map
    Londinvm feracissimi Angliae Regni metropolis. Scale not given. Has watermark. LC copy annotated in ink in upper right corner "11." Place names in English. From Braun and Hogenberg's Civitates orbis terrarum. Differs from other edition in typeface and layout of verso text. Includes 2 texts in Latin, 2 coats of arms, and illus. of human figures. Text in Latin on verso. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: [braun, Georg]
    • Date: 1572
  • Map
    Damascvs : vrbs nobilissima ad Libanum montem, totius Sÿria m... Relief shown Pictorially. Facsimile of 1575? to 1620. LC copy annotated: "This is number [3] of an edition limited to 500 copies". Bird's-eye view of Damascus city of Syria, "The Noble populated capital of of Mount Lebanon." [Appeared in Braum, George and Franz Hogenburg. Civitates orbis terrarum, Cologne: Pieter von Brachel?, ca. 1620, v.2, plate 55.] Includes illustrations
    • Contributor: Braun, Georg - Hogenberg, Frans - Historic Urban Plans (Firm)
    • Date: 1575
  • Map
    Vniversale descrittione di tvtta la terra conoscivta fin qvi. Relief shown pictorially. Based on an earlier map by Giacomo Gastaldi. From the Rosenwald Collection, Library of Congress, no. 1304. Includes text and ill.
    • Contributor: Forlani, Paolo
    • Date: 1565
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    Speculum nauticum super nauigatione maris Occidentalis confec...
    • Contributor: Waghenaer, Lucas Janszoon
    • Date: 1586
  • Map
    Specvlvm orbis terrarvm.
    • Contributor: Jode, Gerard De
    • Date: 1578
  • Map
    Wahre contefactur der Vostung Zolnock wie die vom Turcken bel... Relief shown pictorially. Shows siege of Szolnok by the Ottoman-Turkish. Oriented with north to the right. Includes index to position of Spanish and Ottoman-Turkish troops. Watermark. Minimal level cataloging record. Vault
    • Date: 1552
  • Collection
    [Maps of Wales from approximately 1573 to 1970]. This record covers single maps of Wales, 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 Wales as a whole, regions of Wales, counties, and cities and towns. ...
    • Date: 1573
  • Map
    Geographie...
    • Contributor: Ptolemy
    • Date: 1522
  • Map
    Avstriae Descrip.
    Austriae Descrip.
    • Contributor: Lazius, Wolfgang
    • Date: 1570
  • Map
    Brabantiae Belgarum Provinciae Recens Exactaque Descriptio. In Latin, in black and white. Shows the province of Brabant, including town names. Map of Brabant, Belgium.
    • Contributor: Tramezin, Michael
    • Date: 1558
  • Map
    Moscouia Sigmunds Freyherms zu Herberstain, Neyperg vnd Guete...
    Moscovia Sigmunds Freyherms zu Herberstain, Neyperg und Guetenhag u. verteutscht :
    Relief shown pictorially. Also covers regions of Eastern Europe bordering on Muscovy. LC copy possibly removed from Herberstein's book: Moscouia der Hauptstat in Reissen, durch Herrn Sigmunden Freyherrn zu Herberstain, Neyperg vnd Guetenhag zusamen getragen. 1557. LC copy imperfect: Torn at sheet edges, mounted in cloth backing. Includes ill. in borders, coats-of-arms, and pictorial representations of forests, mountains, rivers, and towns.
    • Contributor: Herberstein, Sigmund
    • Date: 1557
  • Collection
    [Maps of Colombia from approximately 1657 to 1970]. This record covers single maps of Colombia, 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 Colombia as a whole, regions of Colombia, administrative areas, and cities and ...
    • Date: 1579
  • Collection
    [Maps of Peru from approximately 1553 to 1970]. This record covers single maps of Peru, 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 Peru as a whole, regions of Peru, administrative divisions, and cities and ...
    • Date: 1553