Exploring the Past, Engaging the Future

Wytfliet, Corneille. Descriptionis Ptolemaicae Augmentum sive Occidentis Notitia ...Brevi commentario illustrata ... Louvain [Belgium]: Gerardi Riuij, 1598.

The "first separately published atlas devoted entirely to the Americas" is a remarkable example of the rarest and earliest edition of the first atlas of America. (Courtesy of the Jay I. Kislak Foundation)