Exploration and Travel

20 Sep 2016, starting at 13:00 EDT .

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Ptolemaeus, Claudius. 2nd Century. Untitled Ptolemaic Map of the World. [Insculptum est per Johane Schnitzer de Armszheim.] [Ulm: Leinhart Holle, July 16, 1482.]

SYLVANUS, BERNARD. [Modern world map. Venice: Jacob Pentium, 1511.]

FRIES, LAURENT. c.1490-1532. Orbis typus universalis iuxta hydrographorum traditionem exactissime depicta. [Strassbourg]: 1522.

SOLINUS, GAIUS JULIUS. fl.3rd century, & POMPONIUS MELA. ?-c.45. Polyhistor, rerum toto orbe memorabilium thesaurus locupletissimus [&] De situ orbis libros tres. Basel: Michael Isingrin, 1543.

HAKLUYT, RICHARD. 1553-1616. The Principall Navigations, Voiages, and Discoveries of the English Nations, made by Sea or ouer Land, to the most remote and farthest distant Quarters of the earth at any time within the compasse of these 1500 yeeres: Devided into three seuerall parts, according to the Positions of the Regions whereunto they were directed. London: George Bishop and Ralph Newberie, Deputies to Christopher Barker, Printer to the Queenes most excellent Maiestie, 1589.

PORCACCHI, THOMASO, AND GIRALAMO PORRO. L'Isole piu Famose del Mondo. Venice: S. Galignani and G. Porro, 1575-6.

HONTER, JOHANNES. 1498-1549. Enchiridion cosmographiae: continens præcipuarum orbis regionum delineationes, elegantissimis tabulis expressas, solidisq[ue] declarationibus illustratas, carmine heroico, libris tribus. Zurich: Johannes Wolf, 1602.

DRAKE, SIR FRANCIS. c.1540-1596. Le Voyage Curieux, faict autour du Monde, par François Drach, Admiral d'Angleterre. Augmenté de la Seconde partie. Paris: A. Robinot, 1641.

JANSSONIUS, JOANNES. 1588-1664. Cinquiesme parte du Grand Atlas, contenant une parfaicte description du monde maritime. Amsterdam: Jansson, 1650.

VIALART, CHARLES, BISHOP OF AVRANCHES. 1592-1644. Geographia sacra, sive notitia antiqua dioecesium omnium patriarchalium, metropoliticarum, et episcopalium veteris ecclesiae.... Amsterdam: Franciscus Halma, 1704 [printed title dated 1703].

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