Lot 56 of 168:
1534 description of world geography with reference to America  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$450
Estimate:
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Title:
Epitome Trium Terræ Partium, Asiæ, Africæ, et Europæ

Author:
Vadianus, Joachim

Place:
Zurich

Publisher:

Date:
1534

Description:

564, [9] pp. Lacking the map. (Thick 16mo) Contemporary vellum.

The "small octavo" edition.  An early description of world geography, with a reference to America on page 267.  A basic early 16th-century geographical source.  The world map sometimes found with this work is, as usual, lacking from this copy. Harrisse 189. European Americana 534/32. Sabin 98279. JCB (3) I:115. JCB German Americana 534/9.

Donated by The William Reese Company, New Haven CT.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Slight paper loss to one text leaf, else internally fine.


 
Item number:
270158
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