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Americæ Nova descriptio

Description: This map shows the western hemisphere including North and South America and the surrounding areas. Some regions are outlined in color and places, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked pictorially in color. There are several color illustrations of ships and creatures in the oceans. Place names are also noted. Scale [ca. 1:50,000,000].
Date: 1682
Creator: Seile, Anne, d. 1678 & Vaughan, Robert
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Insulae Americanae in Oceano Septentrionali cum Terris adiacentibus.

Description: This map shows Central America and the Caribbean as well as the surrounding areas. Some countries and bodies of water are labeled. There are several series of radiating lines throughout the map as well as illustrations of ships within the ocean and people around the outsides of the map.
Date: 1671
Creator: Jansson, Jan, 1588-1664 & Montanus, Arnoldus, 1625?-1683
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Tierra nueva.

Description: Map shows eastern coast of North America from Labrador to Florida and islands east of "La Bremuda" [Bermuda]. Relief shown pictorially. Scale not indicated.
Date: 1561
Creator: Sanuto, Livio, 1520-1576
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Mappa geographica complectens, I. Indiae occidentalem, II. Isthmum Panamensem, III. Ichnographiam præcipuorum locorum & portuum ad has terras pertinentium : Desumta omnia ex Historia Insulæ S. Dominici & pro præsenti statu belli, quod est 1740 inter Anglos & Hispanos exortum.

Description: Map shows European possessions, cities, settlements, and notable physical features; fortification, streets, buildings, and harbor layout for cities in mid-eighteenth century Mexico, Central America, and the West Indies. Includes keys to select points on city maps, color key to European possessions. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Scales not given.
Date: 1740
Creator: Homann Erben (Firm)
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

America Septentrionalis, concinnata juxta observationes Dñn Academiae Regalis Scientiarum et nonnullorum aliorum, et juxta annotationes recentissimas.

Description: Map shows major cities and areas of Native American habitation for known extent of the eastern and southern portions of North America to include New Spain, New Mexico, Georgia, Louisiana, New France, Greenland, California, the West Indies, and "Terrae Arcticae"; Sargasso Sea and other vegetative areas in the Atlantic Ocean. Includes explorers' routes and dates along the Pacific coastline and notes. Relief shown pictorially. Scale not given.
Date: [1758..1778]
Creator: Lotter, Tobias Conrad, 1717-1777
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Americae sive novi orbis, nova descriptio.

Description: Map shows known geography and place names in the late sixteenth century Western Hemisphere. Relief shown pictorially. Scale not given.
Date: 1580?
Creator: Münster, Sebastian, 1489-1552
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Typus Orbis Terrarum

Description: Map shows six continents; "Terra Australis Incognita" encompassing southern polar region, with a peninsular area labeled "Hollandia Nova." Relief shown pictorially. Scale not noted.
Date: 16uu
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Mappa geographica complectens, I. Indiae occidentalem, II. Isthmum Panamensem, III. Ichnographiam præcipuorum locorum & portuum ad has terras pertinentium : Desumta omnia ex Historia Insulæ S. Dominici & pro præsenti statu belli, quod est 1740 inter Anglos & Hispanos exortum.

Description: Map shows European possessions, cities, settlements, and notable physical features; fortification, streets, buildings, and harbor layout for cities in mid-eighteenth century Mexico, Central America, and the West Indies. Includes keys to select points on city maps, color key to European possessions. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Scales not given.
Date: 1740
Creator: Homann Erben (Firm)
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Novissima et accuratissima totius Americae descriptio.

Description: Map shows political boundaries, place names, vegetation, animals, areas of Native American habitation, and notable physical features; California as an island. Relief shown pictorially. Scale not given.
Date: [1670..1688]
Creator: Wit, Frederik de
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Americae sive Indiae occidentalis tabula generalis.

Description: Map shows the coastal outline for North America, South America, and the West Indies with major ports, rivers, and bays. Scale not given.
Date: 1630
Creator: Gerritsz, Hessel, 1581?-1632
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Secunda etas mundi.

Description: Map shows the pre-Columbus world, based on Ptolemy's Geographia. Jerusalem is at the center of the map; the Indian Ocean is an enclosed area; and Scandinavia, southern Africa and the Far East are not shown. Twelve winds, depicted as heads surrounding the map, are named as well as major places. Relief shown pictorially. Scale not given.
Date: 1493
Creator: Schedel, Hartmann, 1440-1514
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

A map of the East-Indies and the adjacent countries, with the settlements, factories and territories, explaning [sic] what belongs to England, Spain, France, Holland, Denmark, Portugal & c with many remarks not extant in any other map.

Description: Map shows cities and regions for southeast Asia, India, China, and the islands of the Indian Ocean and South Sea including the Bay of Bengal, Bay of Siam; Mindanao, Timor, Java, Sumatra, Ceylon, Formosa, China, India, Siam, and part of Persia; islands of Borneo, New Guinea, and Philippines. Insets: "A Plan of the City of Batavia," "A Plan of Fort St. George and the City of Madras," "A Prospect of the City of Surat," "A Prospect of the City of GOA," and "A Plan of ye City of Bantam." Scale [ca. 1:10,000,000].
Date: 1720
Creator: Moll, Herman, d. 1732
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Hispaniola soo als het: door Kolumbus Ontdekt, en by de Kastilianen bevolkt is.

Description: Map shows settleements on the island of Hispaniola; the coast of New Spain and "Florida" [southeastern north american continent] along the Gulf of Mexico, and the islands in the Caribbean area. Relief shown pictorially; depths shown by isolines. Scale not given.
Date: [1695..1715]
Creator: Aa, Pieter van der, 1659-1733
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Tlandschap Cumana tussen Golfo de Venezuela en Rio de Paria Gelegen.

Description: Map shows settlements and missions in Venezuela; settlements and missions along the coast of the Gulf of Mexico, the Yucatan peninsula, Cuba, and Jamaica. Includes illustrations of shipwreck [expedition by Franciscus de Garay to explore the Gulf in 1519]. Relief shown pictorially. Scale not shown.
Date: [1695..1715]
Creator: Aa, Pieter van der, 1659-1733
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Tabula Paradisi Terrestris Juxta Systema Auctoris.

Description: Map shows the location of the mythical or biblical Eden, "Paradisus Eden Terrestris," in Armenia. Relief shown pictorially. Scale not given.
Date: [1726..1729]
Creator: Starckman, P.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Spanish] Florida.

Description: Map shows late seventeenth century geographical misconception of Spanish Florida territory in North America. Appalachian Mountain range, two lakes, and numerous rivers of the Mississippi basin are depicted. Relief shown pictorially. No scale provided.
Date: 1678
Creator: Duval, Pierre
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Idea naturalis Americae Borealis digito dei formata geographice proposita an MDCC.

Description: Map shows southern and eastern portions of North America, Central America, the northeast coast of South America, the Caribbean islands, and California (depicted as an island). Includes illustrations of animals, birds, plants, and sea creatures in subtitle cartouche and dispersed across map; global hemisphere atop title. Relief shown pictorially. Scale not given.
Date: 1700
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Americae sive novi orbis, nova descriptio.

Description: Map shows North America and South America as understood during the late sixteenth century. Political boundaries are indicated by coloration in different regions of each continent. Relief shown pictorially. No scale indicated.
Date: 1570
Creator: Ortelius, Abraham, 1527-1598
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library