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Apianus, Petrus
COSMOGRAPHIE, OFT BESCHRIJUINGE DER GEHEELDER WERELT BEGRYPENDE DE GELEGENTHEYT ENDE BEDEELINGE VAN ELCK LANTSCHAP ENDE CONTREYE DER SELUER GESCHREUEN IN LATIJN DEUR PETRUS APIANUS. ANTWERP: WIDOW OF JAN VERWITHAGEN FOR CORNELIS CLAESZ, 1592
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Apianus, Petrus
COSMOGRAPHIE, OFT BESCHRIJUINGE DER GEHEELDER WERELT BEGRYPENDE DE GELEGENTHEYT ENDE BEDEELINGE VAN ELCK LANTSCHAP ENDE CONTREYE DER SELUER GESCHREUEN IN LATIJN DEUR PETRUS APIANUS. ANTWERP: WIDOW OF JAN VERWITHAGEN FOR CORNELIS CLAESZ, 1592
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Apianus, Petrus
COSMOGRAPHIE, OFT BESCHRIJUINGE DER GEHEELDER WERELT BEGRYPENDE DE GELEGENTHEYT ENDE BEDEELINGE VAN ELCK LANTSCHAP ENDE CONTREYE DER SELUER GESCHREUEN IN LATIJN DEUR PETRUS APIANUS. ANTWERP: WIDOW OF JAN VERWITHAGEN FOR CORNELIS CLAESZ, 1592
4to (194 x 135mm.), title with woodcut of globe, numerous woodcut illustrations in the text, 4 with volvelles, contemporary panelled calf, map trimmed at outer edges, binding rubbed, rebacked retaining some of original spine
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Provenance

Anonymous consignor, sale in these rooms, 5-6 May 1988, lot 185; Erwin Tomash, booklabel

Literature

Alden & Landis 592/2; STCN 080085210; Tomash & Williams A81; Van Ortroy, Apian 63

Catalogue Note

An adaptation of Apianus's Cosmographia (Landshut, 1524), corrected and enlarged by Gemma Frisius (1508-1555), and featuring his famous cordiform world map. This edition is based on the Dutch edition of 1573, “but here enlarged with material found in intervening Latin, French & Spanish editions” (Alden).

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