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Nueva Hispania tabula nova.

Description: Map shows known geography, rivers, and settlements in late sixteenth century New Spain [Mexico]. Relief shown pictorially. Scale not shown.
Date: 1599
Creator: Ptolemy, 2nd cent.
Item Type: Map

China Regio Asiae

Description: Map shows the Great Wall, cities and provinces. Relief shown pictorially. Scale not given.
Date: 1602
Item Type: Map

Tartaria.

Description: Map shows Asia from Russia, Persia, and the Caspian Sea to the west and China, Korea, Japan, the "Mongul. Tendvc," and the "Mare Glaciale" to the east; shows pictorial Great Wall of China. Relief shown pictorially. Scale not given.
Date: 1602
Item Type: Map

[Map of the Holy Land]

Description: Map shows the Twelve tribes of Israel and includes historical notes. Scale not given.
Date: [1603..1618]
Creator: Raleigh, Walter, Sir, 1554-1618
Item Type: Map

America.

Description: Map shows early seventeenth century known and assumed geography, settlements, territorial claims, and areas of Native American habitation in North America, South America, and West Indies. Relief shown pictorially. Scale [ca. 1:40,000,000].
Date: [1607?, 1630?]
Creator: Hondius, Jodocus, 1594 or 1595-1629
Item Type: Map

America noviter delineata.

Description: Map shows known geography, settlements, ports, and coastal detail in early seventeenth century North America and South America. Includes illustrations of sea monsters, ships, and cultural observations. Insets: [Map of the Arctic Circle showing] "Groenlandi & Islandia" and [Map of the Antarctic Circle showing] "Terra Australis incognita." Relief shown pictorially. Scale not given.
Date: 1613
Creator: Jansson, Jan, 1588-1664
Item Type: Map

America.

Description: Map shows settlements in North and South America. Includes text describing the New World. Descriptors on map in Italian and Latin. Relief shown pictorially. Scale not given.
Date: 1620?
Creator: Magini, Giovanni Antonio, 1555-1617
Item Type: Map

Descrittione del mappamondo.

Description: Map huge Antarctic land mass as "Terra Incognita" and the five known continents. Includes text describing the world. Relief shown pictorially. Scale not given.
Date: 1621?~
Creator: Porcacchi, Thomaso, ca. 1530-1585?
Item Type: Map

America Septentrionalis.

Description: Map shows known extent of North and Central America, the West Indies and the northern part of South America; California as an island; large lake called Buttons Bay in the vicinity of the Great Lakes region. Includes text notes. Relief shown pictorially. Scale not given.
Date: [1625..1645]
Creator: Jansson, Jan, 1588-1664
Item Type: Map

Das Eylandt Cuba mit deroselben Gelegenheit.

Description: Map shows positions of Dutch fleet defeating a Spanish treasure fleet near Matanzas Bay, Cuba in 1628. Includes a portrait of Dutch General Peter Peters Hayn in upper left corner and of Admiral Hendrick Cornelisz Long in upper right corner of plate, as well as a legend depicting names and positions of ships in the plate. Relief shown pictorially. Scale not given.
Date: [1628..1633]
Item Type: Map

Leodiensis Dioecesis

Description: Map shows early to mid-seventeenth century cities, towns, forested areas, and marshlands in the diocese of Liège and adjacent areas near the Meuse River valley. Relief shown pictorially. Scale not given.
Date: [1630, 1650]
Item Type: Map

Americae nova tabula.

Description: Map shows early seventeenth century geography, settlements, and political borders in North America and South America. Relief shown pictorially. Scale [ca. 1:45,000,000].
Date: 1635
Creator: Blaeu, Willem Janszoon, 1571-1638
Item Type: Map

Insularum Britannicarum.

Description: Map shows Hadrian's Wall and settlements in the British Isles and Ireland. Includes notes and illustrations of sailing ships, sea creatures, and people. Scale not given.
Date: [1638..1858]
Creator: Ortelius, Abraham, 1527-1598
Item Type: Map

Nova totius terrarum orbis geographica ac hydrographica tabula.

Description: Map shows major cities and physical features for Europe, Asia, and Africa, with vague depiction beyond New Guinea for the Eastern Hemisphere; major settlements for South America, Central America, New Spain, and the eastern and southern portions of North America, and a vague depiction of the Pacific Coast, with California as an island, for the Western Hemisphere. Insets: "Julius Cæsar," "Claudius Ptolomeus Ale.," "Iudocus Hondius Flander," and "Gerardus Mercator Flander." Scale not given.
Date: 1641
Creator: Hondius, Hendrik, b. 1573
Item Type: Map

L'Hydrographie ou description de l'Eau c'est a dire des mers, golfes, lacs, destroits [sic.], et rivieres principales, qui sont dans la surface du globe terrestre.

Description: Map shows five continents with a part of Australia labeled "Beach," faint outline traces of "Terre Australe Magellanique et Incogneue" at bottom of eastern hemisphere, "Nouvelle Guinee" in western part of the Pacific Ocean just south of the equator, and "Californie Isle." Relief shown pictorially. Scale not given.
Date: 1652
Creator: Sanson, Nicolas, 1600-1667.
Item Type: Map