Although in his later publications Waldseemüller apparently retracted his depiction of a separate continent named America, other publishers quickly accepted his initial concept and imitated the shapes and nome... More
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.
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 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
The Italian engraver and publisher, Antonio Salamanca, produced this finely engraved world map utilizing the double cordiform projection (heart shaped). Salamanca’s engraving was based on a 1538 map published b... More
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
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
"... 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