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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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    [Map and views illustrating Sir Francis Drake's West Indian voyage, 1585-6].

    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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    Londinvm feracissimi Angliae Regni metropolis. Catalog Record Only

    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
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    Londinvm feracissimi Angliae Regni metropolis. Catalog Record Only

    Scale not given. Bird's-eye-view. 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
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    Damascvs : vrbs nobilissima ad Libanum montem, totius Sÿria metropolis / Catalog Record Only

    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
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    Mexico, regia et celebris Hispaniae novae civitas ; Cusco, regni Peru in novo orbe caput. Catalog Record Only

    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
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    [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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    Wahre contefactur der Vostung Zolnock wie die vom Turcken belegert un eingenomen, A°. 1552. Catalog Record Only

    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
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    Cairus, quae olim Babylon; Aegypti maxima urbs. 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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    Algieri fortificato l'anno MDLXXVIIII. Catalog Record Only

    Bird's-eye views show city wall, castle, coast defences, port fortifications, buildings, mosques, light house, roads, two large ships sailing and two ships docked at the port, and physical features: coastal line, water canals, vegetation, etc. Includes index to important buildings.

    • Contributor: Schoel, Hendrick Van
    • Date: 1579
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    Alexandria : vetustissimum Aegÿpti emporium, Amplissima civitas, ab Alexandro Magno condita, muris, turrib. et propugnaculis ea forma, qua heic depicta videtur, ante Christi adventum, Annis CCCXX constructa fuit, magnifica olim, et nunc ... Catalog Record Only

    Relief shown Pictorially. "Reproduced in 1967 by Historic Urban Plans, Ithaca, New York." LC copy: "This is number [4] of an edition limited to 500 copies." Birds-eye view of Alexandria city in Egypt, the oldest market, the largest city, founded by Alexander the Great in 320 B.C. ..., North is oriented to the South, drawn in such a manner that the viewer can look ...

    • Contributor: Braun, Georg
    • Date: 1575