Recent 16th century style binding in full blind stamped calf with handsome quarter morocco solander case. 14 double-plate woodcut maps and 38 double-page views; more than 900 woodcuts representing 16th century views of the universe, the earth, its cities & its monsters. Includes the important map of the Americas, "Le table neufues lesquells on appelle isle d’occident & d’Indie pour divers regard." as well as the maps of Asia, Africa and the World. Folding plate of Worms with lacunae rebacked; folding plate of Vienna with losses restored; initial leaves and maps expertly cleaned. A handsome copy. Sabin 51397. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall
Title: La Cosmographie universelle, contenant la situation de toutes les parties du monde, avec leurs proprietez & appartenances.
Categories: European History,
Publisher: Basel, Henri Petri: 1552
Binding: Full calf
Book Condition: Very Good
Seller ID: 1175
Keywords: Germany Maps cartography