You can take a look at the Basemap Documentation, but it is not an good overview. The following maps are created with
drawcountries() drawparallels() drawmeridians() shadedrelief()
for the same area (Europe). Some projections automatically render the whole world. Some projections are missing because they need extra parameters, which are not suitable within a loop for all other.
Not in the gallery, because extra parameters needed (mostly lat_1 or something like that)
Is in the Git and can be used for the own webspace to show a gallery.