Title La Cosmographie universelle, contenant la situation de toutes les parties du monde, avec leurs proprietez & appartenances.
Binding Full calf
Book Condition Very Good
Publisher Basel Henri Petri 1552
Seller ID 1175
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