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18
Apianus, Petrus (1495-1551)
COSMOGRAPHIA. ANTWERP: JAN VERWITHAGEN, 1564
Estimate
3,5004,500
JUMP TO LOT
18
Apianus, Petrus (1495-1551)
COSMOGRAPHIA. ANTWERP: JAN VERWITHAGEN, 1564
Estimate
3,5004,500
JUMP TO LOT

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Apianus, Petrus (1495-1551)
COSMOGRAPHIA. ANTWERP: JAN VERWITHAGEN, 1564
4to (221 x 150mm), large woodcut globe diagram on title (repeated at F2v), FOLDING WOODCUT CORDIFORM WORLD MAP, following Frisius's "Appendix" (signed I), woodcut maps (E1, G4), astronomical and geographical illustrations and diagrams in the text throughout, some full-page, 4 volvelles on C2v, D1, H2 and O3, modern blind-stamped calf, string pointers missing on C2v, and O3
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Provenance

Ownership inscription on title "Del Marqués de Jarandilla mi señor [paraph]”, early annotations in the margins (D3, F4, O3) and pen trials (S4v); bought from Michael Phelps, UK, 1988, Catalogue 32, item 17, £1500

Literature

Tomash & Williams A80; Hoogendoorn p.349 GemF01; USTC 409495 (4 copies); Van Ortroy 48; cf. Shirley, The Mapping of the World, plate 70

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