COSMOGRAPHIAE UNIVERSALIS LIB. VI IN QUIBUS, IUXTA CERTIORIS FIDEI SCRIPTORUM TRADITIONEM DESCRIBUNTUR, . . . BASEL, HEINRICH PETRI, 1552
Small folio (31`0 x 205 mm). , (12) ff. 14 double-page atlas maps including two world maps, 3 folding three-page woodcut maps and city-plans, and c. 970 smaller text woodcuts; title slightly cropped and bottom remargined; repair to top margin of pp.220-221 affecting headline and partially obscuring first line of text on p. 222. 17th-century calf, spine in seven decorative compartments, covers and spine richly gilt-tooled with a diamond pattern of fleur de lis, covers stamped with the ecclesiastical arms of a cardinal, minor restoration to spine ends and a little rubbing overall.
W. Karrow, Jr. Mapmakers of the Sixteenth Century, pp. 410-34; Burmeister 88; G. Strauss, A Sixteenth-century Enclyclopedia: Sebastian Munster’s Cosmography and its Editions, p. 159.