Date: 1513 

Description: This exquisite woodcut map is one of the first to show any part of North America. It originally appeared in the 1513 Strasbourg edition of Ptolemy's Geogra...

Date: 1556 ca.

Description: One of the earliest obtainable maps to accurately (for its time) depict the Americas, this map shows more decorative than descriptive features. A few river...

Map or Atlas


Date: 1576 

Description: Map of America. This is the oldest map in the Parker collection. It is based on the geography of Ortelius, who is considered to be the creator of the first...

Date: 1566 ca.

Description: Map showing the place names, rivers, and mountains of Europe, north-western Africa, the northern half of South America, and North America. Rhumb lines cros...


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