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Rudimentorum cosmographicorum Ioan.Honteri Coronensis libri III.cum tabellis geographicis elegantissimis : De uariarum rerum nomenclaturis classes, liber I.

By: Honter, Johannes, 1498-1549.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Tiguri : apud Froschouerum, Anno, M. D. XLIX. [1549]Description: [40] leaves : ill., maps ; 16 cm. (16mo).Uniform titles: Rudimenta cosmographica. Subject(s): Cosmography -- Early works to 1800 | Geography -- Early works to 1800
List(s) this item appears in: Ashby Rare Books Collection
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Printed Books British School at Rome
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leaves a-d4 contain geograhical maps (some on two pages each and printed on adjacent versos and rectos), with proper title-page: "Circuli spherae cum V. zonis ".

Originally published under title: Rudimentorum cosmographiae libri duo. Cracow, 1530.

Another issue, published previously in the same year 1548, has title: Rudimenta cosmographica.

Title vignette: Printer's device.

In verse.

Signatures: A-D⁸ a-d⁴ (A1 verso, D7-D8, d3-d4 blank).

Includes section of woodcuts, consisting of 3 illustrations and 13 maps, all unnumbered (p.[65-92], a1-d2). 12 of these maps cover two pages each and are printed on adjacent versos and rectos (p.[68/69-90/91]).

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