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  • Map

    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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    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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    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
  • Map

    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
  • Map

    [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
  • Book

    Atlas sive Cosmographicae meditationes de fabrica mvndi et fa...

    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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  • Map

    [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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    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
  • Map

    [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 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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    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
  • Map

    [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
  • Map

    [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
  • Map

    [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
  • Map

    [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
  • Map

    [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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  • Map

    [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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  • Map

    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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    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
  • Map

    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
  • Map

    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
  • Map

    [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
  • Map

    [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
  • Map

    [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??
  • Map

    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
  • Map

    [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
  • Map

    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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    [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
  • Map

    [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
  • Map

    [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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    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
  • Map

    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
  • Map

    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
  • Map

    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
  • Map

    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
  • Map

    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
  • Map

    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
  • Map

    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
  • Map

    [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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    Atlas sive Cosmographicae meditationes de fabrica mvndi et fa...

    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
  • Map

    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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    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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    Il theatro del mondo di Abraamo Ortelio. Nel qvale distintame...

    Ed. by Pietro Maria Marchetti. "Registro, [dagger] ABCDEFGHIJKLMNO, tutti sono quaderni, eccetto [dagger] che e ̀duerns, & O terno," In the present copy O is in fives, followed by P in sixes, containing, "Tavola delli nomi ... " Paging irregular: no. 145-146 repeated. The maps are engraved on copper. The descriptive text faces the maps and is continued below them. Translation of Epitome Theatri ...

    • Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham
    • Date: 1598
  • Map

    Tabula nouarum insularum, quas diuersis respectibus Occidenta...

    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
  • 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
  • Map

    Emden & Olden Borch Comit.

    Scale ca. 1:367,000. Facsimile. Hand colored. AACR2: 100; 651

    • Contributor: Mercator, Gerhard
    • Date: 1500
  • Map

    [Egypt, Nile Delta, and Palestine].

    Title devised by cataloger. Relief shown by landform drawings. Fine-cut woodblock map of Egypt and what is now southern Israel and parts of Palestine, including as far north as Jerusalem and Jericho. From: "Quae intus continentur Syria, Palestina, Arabia, Aegyptus, Schondia, Holmiae."

    • Contributor: Ziegler, Jacob
    • Date: 1532
  • Map

    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

    Theatrvm orbis terrarvm.

    • Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham
    • Date: 1598
  • Map

    Septentrionalivm partivm, nova tabvla.

    Covers northern North Atlantic Ocean. Text "Nvova tavola settentrionale" on verso. Vault

    • Contributor: Zeno, Niccol
    • Date: 1558
  • 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
  • Map

    Le Novveau Monde descovvert et illvstre de nostre temps.

    Described in the Library of Congress Quarterly journal of current acquisitions, v. 6, no. 3, May 1949, p. 20-21.

    • Contributor: Thevet, André
    • Date: 1581
  • Map

    Brvxella,

    Scale not given. Pictorial map. Houses shown in perspective. Indexed for points of interest. Text on verso. AACR2 Vault

    • Contributor: [braun, Georg]
    • Date: 1570
  • Map

    Americae et proximarum regionum orae descriptio /

    Relief shown pictorially. Issued to accompany Walter Bigges' Relation oder Beschreibung der Rheiss vnd Schiffahrt auss Engellandt ... 1589.

    • Contributor: Hogenberg, Frans
    • Date: 1589
  • Map

    Tabvlae geographicae Cl. Ptolemai...

    • Contributor: Ptolemy
    • Date: 1578
  • Map

    Geographia.

    • Contributor: Ptolemy
    • Date: 1507
  • Map

    [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.

    • Date: 1565
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    Açores Insvlae /

    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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    Brvxella, vrbs aulicorum frequentia fontium copia, magnificen...

    Scale not given. Facsimile. Pictorial map. Houses shown in perspective. Indexed for points of interest. AACR2

    • Contributor: [braun, Georg]
    • Date: 1570
  • Collection

    [Belgium titled collection of maps]

    The Belgium Titled Collection is representative of the history of the country's cartography. It is primarily composed of non-manuscript maps acquired by the Geography & Map Division prior to 1968. These maps do not appear in the Library's online catalog. The collection contains maps of the entire country and administrative regions; panoramic views and pictorial maps; transportation maps emphasizing roads and railroads; harbor and ...

    • Date: 1550
  • Map

    Theatrvm,

    • Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham
    • Date: 1573
  • Map

    Mexico, regia et celebris Hispaniae novae civitas ; Cusco, re...

    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

    [Manuscript world map of 1531 by Vesconte Maggiolo].

    • Contributor: Maggiolo, Vesconte
    • Date: 1531
  • Map

    Theatrvm orbis terrarvm.

    • Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham
    • Date: 1574
  • Map

    Occidentalis Americæ partis ... /

    Shows West Indies, portions of southern United States and Central America, and northern South America. Relief shown pictorially. Transferred from the collection of the Canal Zone Library-Museum, 1980. Annotated in lower margin prior to reproduction: Part of the Occidental America first found by Columbus. Map made in 1594. Includes coat of arms and ill. Annotated in pencil, on verso, with Canal Zone Library map ...

    • Contributor: Bry, Theodor De
    • Date: 1594
  • Map

    Theatrum orbis terrarum.

    Relief shown pictorially. Catalogus auctorum includes 91 names. Includes 53 map sheets, with descriptive text on verso. Phillips, 374, copy 3 Koeman, C. Atlantes Neerlandici, Ort 1 Includes "De Mona druidum insula" by H. Llwyd. Ninety-six maps dated from 1572-1595 are interleaved within the 53 map sheets of this 1570 ed., including sheets from the "Parergon theatri" of 1579-90 and maps from the "Addimentum ...

    • Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham
    • Date: 1570
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    Alexandri Magni Macedonis expeditio /

    Shows the Empire of Alexander the Great at its greatest extent. Covers from Greece as far as east as modern day India and Pakistan. Relief shown pictorially. "Cum privilegio Imp. et Ordinum Belgicor. ad decennium." From Abraham Ortelius' Theatrum orbis terrarum. Includes dedication from Abrah. Ortelius to the Honorable [or Lord] Henry Schotius and inset "Iovis ammonis oraculum."

    • Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham
    • Date: 1559
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    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

    Théâtre de l'vnivers contenant les cartes de tovt le monde,

    • Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham
    • Date: 1572
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    Theatrvm orbis terrarvm; opus nunc tertio ab ipso auctore rec...

    Maps on double leaves. This edition includes a colored portrait of Ortelius; the "Parergon in quo veteris geographiæ aliquot tabulæ", 14 l. (12 double); the "Nomenclator Ptolemaicvs; omnia locorvm vocabvla qvæ in tota Ptolemæi geographia occurrunt, continens", 77 p.; "De Mona, Drvidvm insvla ... epistola", by H. Lhuyd, [7] p. Copy imperfect: t.p. wanting.

    • Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham
    • Date: 1584
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    Additamentvm qvintvm,

    • Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham
    • Date: 1595
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    Geographia Vniversalis, Vetvs et nova,

    • Contributor: Ptolemy
    • Date: 1542
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    [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
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    Geographische vnd historische Beschreibung der vberauss gross...

    Translation of José de Acosta's De natura Novi Orbis libri duo. Cf. Alden. The 20 maps, unsigned, and drawn at different scales, are each printed on a bifolium (in LC copy attached to a stub to form a double plate), with explanatory letterpress on the reverse. The bifolia are "signed" in direction-line position 1-7, 9, 9, 10-13, [14], 15-20. Signatures: *² A-N². Alden, J.E. ...

    • Contributor: Acosta, José De
    • Date: 1598
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    Theatrum orbis terrarum.

    Relief shown pictorially. Catalogus auctorum includes 94 names. Greek poem on t.p. verso. Includes 53 map sheets, with descriptive text on verso. Phillips, 374, copy 2 Koeman, C. Atlantes Neerlandici, Ort 1D Includes "De Mona druidum insula" by H. Llwyd. G&M microfilm 1051. Previously G1006.T5 1570b copy 2.

    • Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham
    • Date: 1570
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    Isole famose, porti, fortezze, e terre maritime sottoposte al...

    • Contributor: Camocio, Giovanni Francesco
    • Date: 1574
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    Geographie...

    • Contributor: Ptolemy
    • Date: 1522
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    Guang yu tu : er juan /

    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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    Ilbonʼguk to ; Yuguguk to.

    Relief shown pictorially. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Possibly based on early map (date unknown) with addition of up-to-date place names. Text on verso unrelated to map. Gift of Andrew Saylor, 1992. Includes administrative divisions and map of Ryukyu. Acquisitions control no. 92-5b Vault

    • Date: 1500
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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. Col. xerographic copy of black-and-white original. Includes texts in cartouche, statements of dedication, coats-of-arms, ill. of allegorical figure "Victoria", ill. of sailing ships at sea, and of imaginary marine creatures.

    • Contributor: Gutiérrez, Diego
    • Date: 1562
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    A discription of Aegipt from Cair downeward /

    Covers large portion of North East Africa (present-day Tunisia, Libya, and Egypt), southward to Ethiopia, and Horn of Africa, and eastward covering the Red Sea and parts of Arabian Peninsula. Relief shown by landform drawings. Linschoten's writings contained maps drawn from Portuguese sources, and the early European discoveries in 15-16th century. From: "Itinerario: Voyage ofte schipvaert van Jan Huyghen van Linschoten naer Oost ofte ...

    • Contributor: Linschoten, Jan Huygen Van
    • Date: 1598
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    Navigationi dil mondo novo /

    Shows the North Atlantic region including western Europe, western Africa, eastern North America, and northern South America. Fold-lined. Vendor: Martayan Lan Acquisitions control no. 2009-105

    • Contributor: Nicolay, Nicolas De
    • Date: 1563
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    Guang yu tu /

    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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    Specvlvm orbis terrarvm.

    • Contributor: Jode, Gerard De
    • Date: 1578
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    Ducatus Iuraemontis comita Suntgoviae Landgraviat Edelsassiae...

    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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    Ptolemaevs avctvs restitvtvs...

    • Contributor: Ptolemy
    • Date: 1520
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    Alexandria : vetustissimum Aegÿpti emporium, Amplissima civit...

    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
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    [Lienzo Vischer I; map of Tecamachalco.

    Scale not given. Relief shown pictorially. Second generation photocopy prepared in 1974 by Photo-duplication Services, Wayne State University, Detroit. Original manuscript map in Museum für Völkerkunde, Basel, Switzerland. Terms in pictographs. Shows area around and southeast of Tecamachalco, Puebla, Mexico accompanied by genealogical information on the ruling caciques of the town from 1325 to 1557. Accompanied by: Notes on Lienzo de Tecamachalco. 2 l. ...

    • Date: 1557
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    Descriptionis Ptolemaicae avgmentvm,

    • Contributor: Wytfliet, Corneille
    • Date: 1598
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    [Fushimi jōka machiezu].

    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
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    L'isole piu famose del mondo

    Colophon: In Vinetia, Appresso Giorgio Angelieri, a instantia de Simon Galignani de Karera, 1575. The second, expanded edition. "All'ill're S. conte Georgio Triultio, dottore, cavaliere, conte di Melzo, regio, e ducal senatore." Signatures: a-b⁶ c² A-R⁶. Engraved t.p. and 47 engraved maps. Woodcut initials, head- and tail-pieces; Galignani's elaborate printer's device at end. Phillips. Atlases, 167 Sabin 64149 Index, "Tavola delle cose piu notabili ...

    • Contributor: Porcacchi, Thomaso
    • Date: 1576
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    Epitome Theatri Orteliani,

    • Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham
    • Date: 1589
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    Moscouia Sigmunds Freyherms zu Herberstain, Neyperg vnd Guete...

    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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    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
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    Londinvm feracissimi Angliae Regni metropolis.

    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