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    Asiento present hordenat a payon les responsions dels pezos e mezures : delahun boch al altre de tots los presents bochs nnomenats los quals son cap e regiment de la mercadoria hordenat ... 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 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. 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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    Cairus, quae olim Babylon; Aegypti maxima urbs.
    Alcair, is called Cairus and Alcario (el Qâhirah) Catalog Record Only
    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
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    Chiu pien tʻu shuo. Catalog Record Only
    • Contributor: Hsü, Lun
    • Date: 1569
  • Collection
    [Henry Harrisse collection]. Catalog Record Only Consists of pen and ink drawings, pencil sketches, facsimiles, and photographs of significant early maps showing all or part of America during the period of discovery. Included are 16 17th century maps and views attributed to Joan Vinckeboons. The collection also consists of letters, correspondence, and other miscellaneous items. Inventory and personal and corporate name index in Geography & Map Division Reading Room. Vault...
    • Contributor: Harrisse, Henry
    • Date: 1511
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    [Plan of Mexico City]
    Mexico Catalog Record Only
    Relief shown pictorially. Gift; John (Jack) M. Raymond; July 2016. A woodcut. Appears in: Giovanni Battista Ramusio's Delle navigationi et viaggi [Viaggi volume 30 ; page 309].
    • Contributor: Gastaldi, Giacomo
    • Date: 1556
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    Explicit geographicus hic liber per ipsius compositorum at[que] per Conradum Heinfogel artium & philosophiae magistrum diui[que] Maximiliani Imperatoris Capellanum et haud mediocrem mathemeticu[m] fideliter emendatus recognitusq[ue]. Catalog Record Only Relief shown pictorially. Title and imprint from colophon. Signatures: a-c6, d8, e-h6, i8, k6, l4 (last page blank). Fol. [a I, not signed] recto: In hoc opere haec cōtinentur: Noua translatio primi libri geographiæ Cl'. Ptolomæi: quæ quidem translatio verbum: habet e verbo fideliter expressum: Ioanne Vernero Nurenbergeñ. interprete. In eundem primum librum geographiæ Cl'. Ptholomæi: argumẽta. paraphrases. quibus idem liber per sententias: ac...
    • Contributor: Ptolemy - Heinfogel, Conrad - Werner, Johannes - Amoiroutzēs, Geōrgios - Regiomontanus, Joannes
    • Date: 1514
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    Theatrvm orbis terrarvm. Catalog Record Only
    • Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham
    • Date: 1598
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    [Maps of Central America, from approximately 1508 to 1970]. Catalog Record Only This record covers single maps of Central America 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 Central America as a whole and regions and physical features of...
    • Date: 1508
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    Guang yu tu /
    廣輿圖 / Catalog Record Only
    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. Enlarged Universal terrestrial atlas of China. Covers Yellow River, Japan, Korea, Vietnam, Southeast Asia, and the administrative divisions of China in Ming Dynasty. Relief shown pictorially. Compiled by Luo Hongxian...
    • Contributor: Luo, Hongxian
    • Date: 1579
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    Brvxella, Catalog Record Only Scale not given. Pictorial map. Houses shown in perspective. Indexed for points of interest. Text on verso. AACR2 Vault
    • Contributor: [Braun, Georg]
    • Date: 1570
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    Theatrvm orbis terrarvm. Catalog Record Only
    • Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham
    • Date: 1595
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    Ptolemaevs avctvs, restitvtvs, emacvlatvs : cvm tabvlis veteribvs ac novis.
    Ptolemaeus auctus, restitutus, emaculatus Catalog Record Only
    Relief shown pictorially. Imprint from colophon. Text in double columns with 65 lines to a full column. Title page printed in red and black. Signatures: A-I⁶ K³. LC copy has folios I₅ and I₆ transposed. Sabin 66480 Phillips, 360
    • Contributor: Ptolemy - Übelin, Georg
    • Date: 1520
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    Erklerung des newen Instruments der Sůnnen, nach allen seinen Scheyben und Circkeln
    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 Catalog Record Only
    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...
    • Contributor: Münster, Sebastian
    • Date: 1528
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    Moscouia Sigmunds Freyherms zu Herberstain, Neyperg vnd Guetenhag u. verteutscht : anno 1557.
    Moscovia Sigmunds Freyherms zu Herberstain, Neyperg und Guetenhag u. verteutscht : Catalog Record Only
    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
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    [Maps of Latin America, from approximately 1513 to 1970]. Catalog Record Only This record covers single maps of Latin America, 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 Latin America as a whole and regions and physical features of...
    • Date: 1513
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    [Maps of South America from approximately 1500 to 1970]. Catalog Record Only This record covers single maps of South America, 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 South America as a whole, regions of South America, counties, and...
    • Date: 1500
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    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
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    [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
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    Açores Insvlae / Catalog Record Only Relief shown pictorially. Appears in Ortelius' Theatrum orbis terrarum. 1592. Includes col. ill. Text on verso. On verso: 15.
    • Contributor: Teixeira, Luís
    • Date: 1584
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    [Maps of Slovenia from approximately 1597 to 1970]. Catalog Record Only This record covers single maps of Slovenia 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 Slovenia as a whole, regions of Slovenia, and cities and towns. These...
    • Date: 1597
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    Ducatus Iuraemontis comita Suntgoviae Landgraviat Edelsassiae ; Marcha Boiorum Marcha Orientalis quae et Austria. Catalog Record Only Relief shown pictorially. Facsimiles. Original version: [ca. 1540-1550]. Stamped on verso: Lichtdruck Jaffe. Includes ill. Acquisitions control no. 95-15 Vault
    • Date: 1540
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    [Maps of the Caribbean area, from approximately 1511 to 1970]. Catalog Record Only This record covers single maps of the Caribbean area, 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 the Caribbean area as a whole and regions and physical...
    • Date: 1511
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    Der Vierdte Zusatzs desz Theatri, oder Schauwspiegels der gantzer Welt. Catalog Record Only
    • Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham
    • Date: 1591
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    [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