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    Universalis cosmographia secundum Ptholomaei traditionem et Americi Vespucii alioru[m]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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    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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    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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    Americae sive qvartae 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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    Expeditionis Hispanorum in Angliam vera descriptio. Anno Do: M D LXXXVIII.

    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 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Gift of Hans P. and Hanni Kraus. LC copy ...

    • Contributor: Adams, Robert - Ubaldini, Petruccio - Ryther, Augustine - Hans and Hanni Kraus Sir Francis Drake Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1589

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    [Portolan chart of the Pacific coast from Mexico to northern Chile].

    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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    Noua, et integra uniuersi 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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    [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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    [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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    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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    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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    [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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    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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    [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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    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
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    La herdike enterprinse faict par le Signeur Draeck D'Avoir cirquit toute la Terre

    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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    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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    Die neuwen 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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    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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    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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    [Mapa del Golfo y costa de la Nueva España : desde el Río de Panuco hasta el cabo de Santa Elena ...].

    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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    [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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    [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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    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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    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