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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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    [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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    [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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    Americae sive qvartae orbis partis nova et exactissima descri...

    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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    [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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    Theatrum orbis terrarum.

    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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    [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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    [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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    [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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    Theatrum orbis terrarum.

    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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    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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    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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    [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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    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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    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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    [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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    [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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    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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    [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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    [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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    [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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    [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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    [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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    Carta marina navigatoria Portvgallen navigationes, atqve toci...

    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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    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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    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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    [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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    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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    [Da Ming yu di tu].

    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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    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
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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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    [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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    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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    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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    Americae et proximar regionvm 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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    Das heilig Lande mit Ausztheilung der zwoelff Geschlechter.

    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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    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...

    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    [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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    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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    [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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    [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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    Die neuwen Inseln, so hinder Hispanien gegen Orient bey dem l...

    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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    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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    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