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2008-12-08 12:51:15
Apianus, Petrus:
Antwerp: Aegidius Coppenius Diesthensis for Gregorius de Bonte, 1545.. [2],66 leaves plus folding engraved map. Numerous woodcut maps, charts, and diagrams. Five woodcut illustrations with volvelles or non-moving attachments (lacks volvelle on verso of leaf C3). Quarto. Contemporary limp vellum with remains of two ties. Vellum stained, moderately worn. Contemporary inscription in Greek on recto of front free endpaper, additional contemporary inscription on verso of front free endpaper. Ownership inscription on titlepage of Carlo Alberti and Abraham Pury, 1753, noting that the book belonged to Alberti alone after a division of their books on Aug. 15, 1774. Folding map torn along bottom fold, slight loss of paper but no loss of text; small separate repairs on verso of map. Occasional minor marks and stains in the text, but volvelles and non- moving attachments in fine condition and securely mounted. A very good copy. In a half morocco and cloth box. This 1545 edition of Apianus' COSMOGRAPHIA... is the second to contain the folding map of the world, which first appeared in a French language edition published in Antwerp the previous year. This world map is important for being one of the earliest to show the full sweep of the east coast of North America. The map displays the eastern side of North America as a narrow land mass, named "Baccalearum," after the cod fisheries off the coasts of New England and Canada. It employs a cordiform projection, much used by Renaissance cartographers to represent the relationship between the Americas and the Old World, and maintains the des … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana
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2008-07-16 21:02:04
Lindau -
- Holzschnitt von J. Kallenberg aus Köbel, 1545. Ca. 21,7 x 14 cm (H). Fahnenträger mit Stadtallegorie aus Köbel "Wapen deßen Heiligen Römischen Reichs.".
Bookseller: Antiquariat Peter Fritzen
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