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The Resource Cosmographia, siue Descriptio uniuersi orbis Petri Apiani & Gemmae Frisij, mathematicorum insignium, iam demùm integritati suae restituta : adiecti sunt alij tum Gemmae Frisij, tum aliorum auctorum eius argumenti tractatus ac libelli varij, quorum seriem versa pagina demonstrat

Cosmographia, siue Descriptio uniuersi orbis Petri Apiani & Gemmae Frisij, mathematicorum insignium, iam demùm integritati suae restituta : adiecti sunt alij tum Gemmae Frisij, tum aliorum auctorum eius argumenti tractatus ac libelli varij, quorum seriem versa pagina demonstrat

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Cosmographia, siue Descriptio uniuersi orbis Petri Apiani & Gemmae Frisij, mathematicorum insignium, iam demùm integritati suae restituta : adiecti sunt alij tum Gemmae Frisij, tum aliorum auctorum eius argumenti tractatus ac libelli varij, quorum seriem versa pagina demonstrat
Title
Cosmographia, siue Descriptio uniuersi orbis Petri Apiani & Gemmae Frisij, mathematicorum insignium, iam demùm integritati suae restituta
Title remainder
adiecti sunt alij tum Gemmae Frisij, tum aliorum auctorum eius argumenti tractatus ac libelli varij, quorum seriem versa pagina demonstrat
Title variation
  • Cosmographia, sive Descriptio universi orbis
  • Descriptio uniuersi orbis
  • Descriptio universi orbis
Creator
Contributor
Printer
Publisher
Subject
Genre
Language
lat
Member of
Cataloging source
KSU
Citation location within source
  • A-1285
  • no. 3
Citation source
  • Adams, H.M. Catalogue of books printed on the continent of Europe, 1501-1600, in Cambridge libraries
  • Armand Hammer Museum of Art and Cultural Center. Picturing childhood
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Cosmographia, siue Descriptio uniuersi orbis Petri Apiani & Gemmae Frisij, mathematicorum insignium, iam demùm integritati suae restituta : adiecti sunt alij tum Gemmae Frisij, tum aliorum auctorum eius argumenti tractatus ac libelli varij, quorum seriem versa pagina demonstrat
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Date of imprint precedes place and publisher on title page
  • Printer from colophon: "Typis Joan. Withagii."
  • Beller's dedicatory epistle is dated 1583 in Antwerp
  • Signatures: *-2*4 A-I4 L-2Z4 Aaa-Mmm4 Nnn6
  • Quire K4 (pages 73-81) reserved for map of the world; numbers 426-429 omitted in pagination sequence; other errors in numbering
  • Woodcuts: title vignette of a large world globe on a tripod stand, with legs adorned with dolphins' heads; ornamental, portrait, and pictorial capitals; extensively illustrated throughout with cosmographic and astrological scenes and diagrams and signs of the Zodiac; volvelles on pages 20, 25, 65 and 189, with rotating illustrated dials used for calculating time and longitude; bound after page 72 is a folded leaf containing a woodcut map of the world illustrating the nature and directions of the winds: "Charta cosmographica cum ventorum propia natura & operatione."
  • Text and marginal notes printed in two sizes of roman type; some preliminary sections in italic type
  • This edition not in EDIT 16, or Short-title catalogue of books printed in Italy and of Italian books printed in other countries from 1465 to 1600 now in the British Museum
Contents
Operis cosmographici Petri Apiani quàm opusculorum Gemmae Frisij, aliorumq[ue] eiusdem argumenti auctorum -- Altera pars Cosmographiae Petri Apiani & Gemmae Frisii -- Insularum summa enarratio -- Situs ac descriptio Indiarum, seu Noui Orbis, desumpta ex Generali Indiarum Historia, Hispanico idiomate scripta, à D. Francisco Lopez de Gomara [Versionem latinam curavit I. Bellerus], pages 160-166 -- Situs et descriptio Indiarum, siue Orbis Noui, ex Cosmographia D. Hieronymi Girauae Tarraconensis [Versionem latinam curavit I. Bellerus], pages 167-187 -- Libellus de locorum describendorum ratione ... per Gemmam Frisium, pages 193-208 -- Vsus annuli astronomici Gemma Frisio ... auctore, pages 209-222 -- Gemmae Frisij ... De usu globi, ab eodem editi, pages 223-248 -- Coelestis globi compositio, J. S. [i.e. Joanne Schonero] auctore, pages 249-281 -- Gemmae Frisij ... De radio astronomico & geometrico liber ... [cum] Tabula gnomonica Georgij Peurbachij, pages 282-347 -- Fabrica baculi astronomici, vulgo Baculi Iacobi Ioan. Spanuctore, pages 348-349 -- Brevis tractavs de baculo astronomico, ex lib. I.S.M. [i.e. Sebastiani Munsteri] de principiis geometriae, pages 350-353 -- Gemmae Frisij ... De astrolabo catholico liber ... Recens in compendium opera Martini Euerarthi Brugensis ... coactus, pages 354-479 -- Carmen panegyricvm Cornelij Gemmae, in obitum patris Gemmae Frisij
Dimensions
26 cm (4to)
Extent
[16], 478 [i.e. 465], [3] pages, [1] folded leaf of plates
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: stamped pigskin over wooden boards; concentric panels on upper and lower boards with alternating ruled and ornamental rolled borders; center panel on upper board contains portraits of saints Narcisus and Udalricus; center panel on lower boards contains portraits of saints Narcisus, Udalricus, Aphra, and Cumbertus; two pair of leather and tooled brass clasps and catches. The Oetting Wallerstein ownership stamp on title-page. In modern brown cloth clamshell box, with gold-stamped brown leather spine label and title "Cosmographia Apianus."
Other physical details
illustrations (woodcuts), map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)07623197
  • ucoclc7623197
Label
Cosmographia, siue Descriptio uniuersi orbis Petri Apiani & Gemmae Frisij, mathematicorum insignium, iam demùm integritati suae restituta : adiecti sunt alij tum Gemmae Frisij, tum aliorum auctorum eius argumenti tractatus ac libelli varij, quorum seriem versa pagina demonstrat
Publication
Note
  • Date of imprint precedes place and publisher on title page
  • Printer from colophon: "Typis Joan. Withagii."
  • Beller's dedicatory epistle is dated 1583 in Antwerp
  • Signatures: *-2*4 A-I4 L-2Z4 Aaa-Mmm4 Nnn6
  • Quire K4 (pages 73-81) reserved for map of the world; numbers 426-429 omitted in pagination sequence; other errors in numbering
  • Woodcuts: title vignette of a large world globe on a tripod stand, with legs adorned with dolphins' heads; ornamental, portrait, and pictorial capitals; extensively illustrated throughout with cosmographic and astrological scenes and diagrams and signs of the Zodiac; volvelles on pages 20, 25, 65 and 189, with rotating illustrated dials used for calculating time and longitude; bound after page 72 is a folded leaf containing a woodcut map of the world illustrating the nature and directions of the winds: "Charta cosmographica cum ventorum propia natura & operatione."
  • Text and marginal notes printed in two sizes of roman type; some preliminary sections in italic type
  • This edition not in EDIT 16, or Short-title catalogue of books printed in Italy and of Italian books printed in other countries from 1465 to 1600 now in the British Museum
Contents
Operis cosmographici Petri Apiani quàm opusculorum Gemmae Frisij, aliorumq[ue] eiusdem argumenti auctorum -- Altera pars Cosmographiae Petri Apiani & Gemmae Frisii -- Insularum summa enarratio -- Situs ac descriptio Indiarum, seu Noui Orbis, desumpta ex Generali Indiarum Historia, Hispanico idiomate scripta, à D. Francisco Lopez de Gomara [Versionem latinam curavit I. Bellerus], pages 160-166 -- Situs et descriptio Indiarum, siue Orbis Noui, ex Cosmographia D. Hieronymi Girauae Tarraconensis [Versionem latinam curavit I. Bellerus], pages 167-187 -- Libellus de locorum describendorum ratione ... per Gemmam Frisium, pages 193-208 -- Vsus annuli astronomici Gemma Frisio ... auctore, pages 209-222 -- Gemmae Frisij ... De usu globi, ab eodem editi, pages 223-248 -- Coelestis globi compositio, J. S. [i.e. Joanne Schonero] auctore, pages 249-281 -- Gemmae Frisij ... De radio astronomico & geometrico liber ... [cum] Tabula gnomonica Georgij Peurbachij, pages 282-347 -- Fabrica baculi astronomici, vulgo Baculi Iacobi Ioan. Spanuctore, pages 348-349 -- Brevis tractavs de baculo astronomico, ex lib. I.S.M. [i.e. Sebastiani Munsteri] de principiis geometriae, pages 350-353 -- Gemmae Frisij ... De astrolabo catholico liber ... Recens in compendium opera Martini Euerarthi Brugensis ... coactus, pages 354-479 -- Carmen panegyricvm Cornelij Gemmae, in obitum patris Gemmae Frisij
Dimensions
26 cm (4to)
Extent
[16], 478 [i.e. 465], [3] pages, [1] folded leaf of plates
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: stamped pigskin over wooden boards; concentric panels on upper and lower boards with alternating ruled and ornamental rolled borders; center panel on upper board contains portraits of saints Narcisus and Udalricus; center panel on lower boards contains portraits of saints Narcisus, Udalricus, Aphra, and Cumbertus; two pair of leather and tooled brass clasps and catches. The Oetting Wallerstein ownership stamp on title-page. In modern brown cloth clamshell box, with gold-stamped brown leather spine label and title "Cosmographia Apianus."
Other physical details
illustrations (woodcuts), map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)07623197
  • ucoclc7623197

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