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Ioannes Camertis in Polyistoria enarrationes. Additus eiusdem Camertis index
 First edition of the Solinus of American interest, with Camers? commentary. 1520. Wien. Singriener. In folio (305 mm x 205 mm): 8 ff. + 338 + 1 ff. + 15 ff. Contemporary or near contemporary handsome, heavily tooled blindstamped calf, rebacked and restored, missing clasps. A fine, wide margined, clean and crisp copy, upper margin lightly dampstained.First edition. Solinus? Polyhistoria was first published in Venice in 1473; however, this is the first edition with Camers revisions, and the first of American interest, all the previous ones contained no references to the New World. The work is sometimes found with Appianus? cordiform World map, made after Waldseemuller?s (1507), the second map to name ?America?, not present in this copy as is almost always the case. The work is elegantly printed, with Camers? commentary surrounding the Solinus text in double columns; title page with ornamental woodcut borders, colophon with booksellers device and last folio with Singrenius? device.Adams, S, 1391. Sabin, 86390. 
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