Cosmographiae universalis lib.VI. : in quibus iuxta certioris fidei scriptorum traditionem describuntur, omnium habitabilis orbis partium situs, pro, priaeq dotes. Regionum topographicae effigies. Terrae imgenia, quibus fit ut tam differentes & varias specie res, & animatas, & inanimatas, ferat. Animalium peregrinorum naturae & picturae. Nobiliorum civitatum icones & descriptiones. Regnorum initia, incrementa & translationes. Regum & principium genealogiae. Item omnium gentium mores, leges

Author: Münster, Sebastian, 1489-1552.
Place: Basileae
Publisher: apud Henrichum Petri
Date Published: 1554
Description: [24],1162[i.e.1185],[2]p. : ill.,ports.,maps ; 32 cm. 2
Provenance: York Gate Library
Call Number: rgsp 910 M969 c
Subject: Geography--Early works to 1800
Early maps
Biography: "Münster was a professor of Hebrew at Heidelberg and then at Basel, where he settled in 1529 and later died of the plague. By soliciting descriptions and maps from German scholars and foreigners, he was able over time to include up-to-date information in the various editions of his atlases, becoming the most influential cartographer of the mid-16th century. Münster was the first mapmaker to print separate maps of the four then known continents (Europe, Africa, Asia, America)."--Princeton Unversity Library
Notes: Provenance: York Gate Library. Imprint from colophon. - With 14 double leaved fold. maps. forming part of signature sequence, with 23 additional unnumbered pages. - Pages 511,526,527,593,679,693,702,703,706,739,825,831,913,917 and 925 misnumbered 659,256,727,493,579,593,701,701,530,793,821,863,831,745 and 923 respectively. Calf; NUC.
Cited: York Gate Library ; no. 1193

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