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Tartariae sive Magni Chami Regni tÿpus.

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 tex... more

Ierusalem, cum suburbiis, prout tempore Christi floruit, accurate notatis omnibus insignibus et praecipuè iis locis... /

Ierusalem, cum suburbiis, prout tempore Christi floruit, accurate nota...

Relief shown pictorially. German. Titles in Latin and German. Shows Jerusalem during the time of Christ. Includes descriptive text in German. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

Hua yi tu.

Hua yi tu.

Scale not given. Stone rubbing dated 1933? Original stone was engraved in Fuchang 7 nian, i.e. 1136 A.D. The stone is now in the Forest of Stone Steles Museum in Xi'an, China. Covers China in Nan Song Dynasty,... more

Hua yi tu

Hua yi tu

Stone rubbing dated 1903? Original stone was engraved in Fuchang 7 nian, i.e. 1136 A.D. The stone is now in the Forest of Stone Steles Museum in Xi'an, China. Covers China in Nan Song Dynasty, from east to the ... more

Hua yi tu.

Hua yi tu.

Stone rubbing dated 1903? Original stone was engraved in Fuchang 7 nian, i.e. 1136 A.D. The stone is now in the Forest of Stone Steles Museum in Xi'an, China. Covers China in Nan Song Dynasty, from east to the ... more

Yu ji tu.

Yu ji tu.

Stone rubbing dated 1903? One of the earliest stone maps, it consists of 5,110 grids, each grid is approximately 100 li. Original stone was engraved in Fuchang 7 nian, i.e. 1136 A.D. The stone is now in the For... more

Pingjiang tu.

Pingjiang tu.

Stone rubbing dated between 1858 and 1869. One of the earliest and biggest stone rubbing maps in China. Original stone was engraved in 1229 under Li Shoupeng. The map is now in the Museum of Engraved Stone Tabl... more

[Portolan chart of the Mediterranean Sea ca. 1320-1350 : manuscript chart of the Mediterranean and Black seas on vellum].

[Portolan chart of the Mediterranean Sea ca. 1320-1350 : manuscript ch...

Anonymous nautical chart in portolan style probably drawn in Genoa. Covers Mediterranean Sea from the Balearic Islands to the Levantine coast; also covers western part of Black Sea. Oldest original cartographic... more

[World map by Ptolemy]

[World map by Ptolemy]

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Claudii Ptholemei Alexandrini philosophi Cosmographia. Rome : Arnoldus Buckinck, 10 Oct. (VI Idus Octobris) 1478. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks... more

Map from BL Arundel 93, ff. 159v-160

Map from BL Arundel 93, ff. 159v-160

Miniatures of a map. Image taken from ff. 159v-160 of Liber insularum archipelagi. Written in Latin.

Map of the world from BL Royal 15 E III, f. 67v

Map of the world from BL Royal 15 E III, f. 67v

Miniature of a map of the world divided on three parts, Europe, Asia, and Africa, with a full border and an illuminated initial 'A'(layde), at the beginning of book 15. Image taken from f. 67v of De proprietati... more

Map from BL Arundel 93, f. 157

Map from BL Arundel 93, f. 157

Detail of miniature of a map. Image taken from f. 157 of Liber insularum archipelagi. Written in Latin.

Map from BL Arundel 93, f. 148

Map from BL Arundel 93, f. 148

Detail of a miniature of a map of Icaria and mandria, illustrating sections 51-52. Image taken from f. 148 of Liber insularum archipelagi. Written in Latin.

Map from BL Arundel 93, f. 156v

Map from BL Arundel 93, f. 156v

Miniatures of a map. Image taken from f. 156v of Liber insularum archipelagi. Written in Latin.

Map of the world from BL Royal 15 E III, f. 67v

Map of the world from BL Royal 15 E III, f. 67v

Detail of a miniature of a map of the world divided on three parts, Europe, Asia, and Africa, at the beginning of book 15. Image taken from f. 67v of De proprietatibus rerum in French (Livre des proprietez des ... more

Map from BL Arundel 93, f. 133

Map from BL Arundel 93, f. 133

Miniature of a map. Image taken from f. 133 of Liber insularum archipelagi. Written in Latin.

Miniature of a map: 'Crete hodie candia'. from BL Arundel 93, f. 134v

Miniature of a map: 'Crete hodie candia'. from BL Arundel 93, f. 134v

Miniature of a map: 'Crete hodie candia'. Image taken from f. 134v of Liber insularum archipelagi. Written in Latin.

Map from BL Arundel 93, ff. 151v-152

Map from BL Arundel 93, ff. 151v-152

Miniatures of a map of Metelin, illustrating section 59. Image taken from ff. 151v-152 of Liber insularum archipelagi. Written in Latin.

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 : [Mediterraneo e Europa] /

Asiento present hordenat a payon les responsions dels pezos e mezures ...

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 vignet... more

Map of the world from BL Harley 3035, f. 175v

Map of the world from BL Harley 3035, f. 175v

Circular map of the world and text preceeded by heading and initial in red. Image taken from f. 175v of Etymologies (index Etymologiae) and 'De natura rerum' (ff. 47-63v), with letters between Isidore and Braul... more

[Portolan chart of the Mediterranean, the Black Sea, and the coasts of Europe and northwest Africa].

[Portolan chart of the Mediterranean, the Black Sea, and the coasts of...

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 lef... more

Imagines coeli meridionales

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.

Manuscript copy of sheet 6 of Waldseemüller's Carta marina

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.

Celestial globe gores

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 c... more

Fragmentary celestial globe gores

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.

Fragmentary terrestrial globe gores

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.

Map of America by Diego Ribero 1529.

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 ... more

[The Oztoticpac lands 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.... more

Typus orbis descriptione Ptolemaei

Typus orbis descriptione Ptolemaei

Relief shown pictorially. Woodcut that appears in edition of Ptolemy's Geographia published in 1541. Includes illustrations of winds. LC copy stamped on in lower left corner: 0 674. Mounted on cloth and laminat... more

Tabula noua totius orbis

Tabula noua totius orbis

Relief shown pictorially. Woodcut that appears in an edition of Ptolemy's Geographia published in 1541. Includes illustrations and notes. LC copy stamped on in lower left corner: 0 676. Manuscript "246" in uppe... more

Map of the world from BL Royal 20 E IX, ff. 29v-30

Map of the world from BL Royal 20 E IX, ff. 29v-30

Map of the world in two hemispheres. Image taken from ff. 29v-30 of Boke of Idrography (The 'Rotz Atlas'). Written in English.

L'Amérique centr[ale] /

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 ... more

Map of the Eastern Hemisphere from BL Royal 20 E IX, f. 30

Map of the Eastern Hemisphere from BL Royal 20 E IX, f. 30

Map of the Eastern Hemisphere. Image taken from f. 30 of Boke of Idrography (The 'Rotz Atlas'). Written in English.

Fourth fol. (reverse) after title page (map of Vaucluse)

Fourth fol. (reverse) after title page (map of Vaucluse)

Illus. in: Francesco Petrarca, Il Petrarca, Venice, Giolito, 1547. No reference copy. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: France V-; G&M Div.; Maps...; BI; RBD; Shelf.

Tierra nveva

Tierra nveva

Shows the Atlantic coast from Labrador to north Florida. Publication information from atlas. Text titled "Della terra nova del Bacalaos" on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ra... more

Die neuwen Inseln, so hinder Hispanien gegen Orient bey dem land India ligen.

Die neuwen Inseln, so hinder Hispanien gegen Orient bey dem land India...

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 ... more

[Portolan chart of the Mediterranean and connecting seas].

[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 c... more

[Detail map of Constantinople. 1550]

[Detail map of Constantinople. 1550]

Illus. in: Cosmographiae, Univ. Libr. VI, p. 340-941. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Incunabula; Maps; Geogr.

[South Pole. 1555; page of text illus. with map showing "The Pole Antartike" and "The Crosse" (stars)]

[South Pole. 1555; page of text illus. with map showing "The Pole Anta...

Illus. in: R. Eden, Decades of Newe Worlde or West India. Londini, 1555, p. 248. Reference copy may be in LOT 7007. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card, with subsequent revisions. Captio... more

Tabula nouarum insularum, quas diuersis respectibus Occidentales & Indianas uocant

Tabula nouarum insularum, quas diuersis respectibus Occidentales & Ind...

Relief shown pictorially. Has the word "Americam" in South America. Appears in the author's Cosmographiae universalis. Basel, Switzerland. 1559. Woodcut. Includes illustrations. LC copy imperfect: Fold-lined. M... more

Portugalliae : que olim Lusitania, nouissima & exactissima descriptio /

Portugalliae : que olim Lusitania, nouissima & exactissima descriptio ...

"... 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... more

Vniversale descrittione di tvtta la terra conoscivta fin qvi.

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 L... more

Map of eastern Canada

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. Available also through the Libr... more

Universale della nuovamente parte del mondo ritrovata

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

Portolan chart of the Pacific coast from Guatemala to northern Peru with the Galapagos Islands

Portolan chart of the Pacific coast from Guatemala to northern Peru wi...

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 char... more

Map of western South America

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 occi... more

Das erst general inhaltend die Beschreibung und den Circkel des gantzen Erdtrichs und Moeres

Das erst general inhaltend die Beschreibung und den Circkel des gantze...

Woodcut oval map within illustrated border, showing clouds and winds. Includes entwined initials "DK" in lower left corner, standing for the woodcutter David Kandel. Appears in German edition of Sebastian Münst... more

[San Juan de Ulúa /

[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 ... more

[San Juan de Ulúa /

[San Juan de Ulúa /

Ground plan of a projected fortress. In black ink, with a part in yellow watercolor, on vellum. Mounted on cloth. Kraus, H.P. Sir Francis Drake, 47 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a r... more

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

[Mapa del Golfo y costa de la Nueva España : desde el Río de Panuco ha...

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 ... more

[Portolan chart of the Mediterranean and Black Seas with the west coast of Spain and Portugal] /

[Portolan chart of the Mediterranean and Black Seas with the west coas...

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 (in... more

Map of Alexandria

Map of Alexandria

Georg Braun (German, 1541–1622)

Typvs orbis terrarvm

Typvs orbis terrarvm

Oval map within illustrated border, showing clouds. Includes illustrations. Appears to be an etched, probably unauthorized copy of an edition Ortelius's map, possibly made in Italy. This map copies the re-engra... more

Typvs orbis terrarvm

Typvs orbis terrarvm

Oval map within illustrated border, showing clouds. Appears in Latin edition of Ortelius's Theatrum orbis terrarum. Includes illustrations. Latin text on verso. In lower left: cum privilegio. Has a crack and re... more

Americae et proximar regionvm orae descriptio

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

Le novveav monde descovvert et illvstre de nostre temps

Le novveav monde descovvert et illvstre de nostre temps

Relief shown pictorially. Woodcut. Includes illustrations and notes. LC copy mounted on cloth. Gift ; Lessing J. Rosenwald ; June 29, 1948. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

Typvs orbis terrarvm

Typvs orbis terrarvm

Oval map within illustrated border, showing clouds. Appears in Latin edition of Ortelius's Theatrum orbis terrarum. Includes illustrations. Latin text on verso. In lower left: cum privilegio. Has a crack and re... more

Das heilig Lande mit Ausztheilung der zwoelff Geschlechter

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, Washingt... more

S. Augustini : pars est terra Florida, sub latitudine 30 grad, ora vero maritima humilior est, lancinata et insulosa.

S. Augustini : pars est terra Florida, sub latitudine 30 grad, ora ver...

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 Congres... more

[La Coruña. El Ferrol, Spain]

[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.

Typvs orbis terrarvm

Typvs orbis terrarvm

Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 18-85

Americæ pars, nunc Virginia dicta : primum ab Anglis inuenta, sumtibus Dn. Walteri Raleigh, Equestris ordinis Viri, Anno Dn̄i. MDLXXXV regni Vero Sereniss. nostræ Reginæ Elisabethæ XXVII, hujus vero Historia peculiari Libro descripta est, additis etiam Indigenarum Iconibus /

Americæ pars, nunc Virginia dicta : primum ab Anglis inuenta, sumtibus...

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 br... more

Map of the Western Hemisphere

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 ... more

[Map of the coast of Virginia in 1585] / autore Ioanne With ; sculptore Theodore de Brÿ qui et excud.

[Map of the coast of Virginia in 1585] / autore Ioanne With ; sculptor...

Illus. in: Admiranda narratio, fida tamen, de commodis et incolarvm ritibvs Virginiæ [...]. Wecheli : svmtibvs T. de Bry, 1590. Engraving by Theodor de Bry after watercolor by John White. The New World [...] / ... more

The Codex Quetzalecatzin

The Codex Quetzalecatzin

Shows genealogical information and land ownership for the Nahuatl "de Leon" family from 1480-1593. Map covers southern Puebla from the church of Todos Santos, Ecatepec (now suburb to the north east of modern-da... more

Description du pays armorique à pres Bretaigne.

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

Von den newen Inseln : der Statt Themistitan in den newen Inseln gelegen/figurierung.

Von den newen Inseln : der Statt Themistitan in den newen Inseln geleg...

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 f... more

Hiberniae, Britannicae Insvlae nova descripto.

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

Asia.

Asia.

Relief shown pictorially. Includes notes, ill., and cartouche with text. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Fold-lined. LC copy imperfect: Margin in upper and lower left ... more

Irlandiae regnum.

Irlandiae regnum.

Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.

Africa.

Africa.

Relief shown pictorially. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes notes, ill., and cartouche with text. Fold-lined. LC copy imperfect: Margin in upper and lower left ... more

Nova et rece terraum et regnorum Californae, nouae Hispaiae Mexicanae, et Peruviae.

Nova et rece terraum et regnorum Californae, nouae Hispaiae Mexicanae,...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Vault

Map of Venice

Map of Venice

Anonymous, Dutch, 17th century

Europae.

Europae.

Relief shown pictorially. Includes notes, ill., and cartouche with dedicaton and text. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Fold-lined. LC copy imperfect: Margin in upper a... more

America.

America.

Relief shown pictorially. Described in: The mapping of North America / Philip D. Burden. 1996. p. 165. Includes notes, ill., and cartouche with text. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a... more

Terræ Sanctæ, qua Promissionis terra, est Syriæ pars ea, quæ Palæstina uocatur.

Terræ Sanctæ, qua Promissionis terra, est Syriæ pars ea, quæ Palæstina...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.

Insulæ Indicæ cum terris circumvicinis.

Insulæ Indicæ cum terris circumvicinis.

Covers the East Indies including the Philippines, Malay Archipelago, and Ceylon. Relief shown pictorially. Exchange; Yale University Library; 29 Aug. 1934. In Latin. Has vertical fold line at center of sheet. A... more

Orbis terrae novissima descriptio

Orbis terrae novissima descriptio

Includes two wind charts, compass rose, lunar chart, climatic zones, armillary sphere, notes and illustrations In upper right corner: I. LC copy mounted on cloth. Available also through the Library of Congress ... more

Americae sive novi orbis proximarvmqz regionum orae descriptio

Americae sive novi orbis proximarvmqz regionum orae descriptio

Relief shown pictorially. Attributed to: Johannes Metellus. Appears in the author's Speculum orbis terrae, 1602. Described in: The mapping of North America / Philip D. Burden. 1996. p. 176-7. Latin text on vers... more

Tipus orbis terrarum

Tipus orbis terrarum

Relief shown pictorially. Includes ancillary maps of America, Europe, Africa, and Asia in border. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault

Baptista Boazio's Irlandiæ c. 1606 = Irlandiæ accvrata descriptio.

Baptista Boazio's Irlandiæ c. 1606 = Irlandiæ accvrata descriptio.

Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Relief shown pictorially. Oriented with north to the right.

John Triplett, , Map of a Road from Georgetown to Stevensburg

John Triplett, , Map of a Road from Georgetown to Stevensburg

Map of a Road from Georgetown to Stevensburg

Sunshū fuchū oshiro no zu.

Sunshū fuchū oshiro no zu.

Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Shows the plan, and the layout of the Sunpujō castle in Shizuoka-shi, Japan. Ms. the copier and the date not known. Title from title piece mounted on cover. "Tōkyō Teikoku Daigaku zō... more

Descripsion des costs, pts., rades, illes de la Nouuele France faict selon son vray méridien : avec la déclinaison de la ment de plussieurs endrois selon que le sieur de Castes le franc le démontre en son liure de la mécométrie de l'emnt. /

Descripsion des costs, pts., rades, illes de la Nouuele France faict s...

Shows coast of North America from western Nova Scotia to Cape Cod. Relief shown pictorially. Gift; Henry Harrisse; 1910. Pen-and-ink with green wash. Vellum chart collection, no. 15. LC Nautical charts on vellu... more