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Mundus novus

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Description
An account, possibly not by Vespucci, of his third voyage,which was undertaken in 1501-1502 for the king of Portugal.Includes an editorial epistle and a poem by M. Ringmannus Philesius and, before the colophon, a statement by a papal notary.
Names
Vespucci, Amerigo (1451-1512) (Author)
Giocondo, Giovanni, approximately 1433-1515 (Translator)
Ringmann, Matthias, 1481 or 2-1510 (Associated name)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1505 (Inferred)
Place: Strasbourg
Publisher: Matthias Hupfuff
Library locations
Rare Book Division
Shelf locator: *KB 1505 (Vespucci, A. [Mundus novus] (6th ed. in Latin))
Topics
America -- Discovery, Post-Columbian
Genres
Books
Prints
Illustrations
Notes
Ownership: No acc. (Lenox).
Content: Bound in maroon leather, with supra-libros of Henri Ternaux-Compans.
Content: Colophon, leaf 6a: Jmpressum Argentine per Mathiam hupfuff. M. vc. v. /
Content: Gothic type (Proctor 10011); 41-42 lines. With initials; without catchwords, foliation and signature marks. Illustrated t.p.
Content: Leaf 1a: De ora antarctica / per regem Portugallie / pridem inuenta. /
Content: Signature: [A]⁶.
Content: Sixth edition in Latin, according to Sabin.
Physical Description
Extent: 6 l. illus., diagrs. 21 cm. (4to.)
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14341688
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 28b66420-c604-012f-9fdb-58d385a7bc34
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