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The Resource Cosmographiae introductio : cum quibusdam geometriae ac astronomiae principiis ad eam rem necessariis

Cosmographiae introductio : cum quibusdam geometriae ac astronomiae principiis ad eam rem necessariis

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Cosmographiae introductio : cum quibusdam geometriae ac astronomiae principiis ad eam rem necessariis
Title
Cosmographiae introductio
Title remainder
cum quibusdam geometriae ac astronomiae principiis ad eam rem necessariis
Creator
Contributor
Printer
Publisher
Subject
Genre
Language
ita
Summary
Abridgement of Apianus' 1524 Cosmographicus liber, first published in this version in 1533.
Related
Citation location within source
  • page 53
  • 1746
  • 236
  • I:129 (3)
Citation source
  • Karrow, R. Mapmakers of the sixteenth century and their maps
  • Sabin, J. Dictionary of books relating to America from its discovery to the present time
  • Harrisse, H. Bibliotheca americana vetustissima
  • European Americana
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Summary expansion
The Cosmographicus liber is notable for "the division of the earth into climatic zones, the uses of parallels and meridians, the determination of latitude, several methods for determining longitude including that of lunar distance, the use of trigonometry to determine distances, several types of map projections, and many other topics;" see Karrow
Label
Cosmographiae introductio : cum quibusdam geometriae ac astronomiae principiis ad eam rem necessariis
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Author statement from BLC
  • Leaves printed on both sides
  • Imprint from colophon
  • Signatures: A-C8
  • Printer's device of Melchior Sessa on verso of final leaf
  • Woodcuts: top. ill., printer's device, ills., maps, initials
  • Running title: Rudimenta cosmographiae
  • Abridgement of: Cosmographicus liber, 1524
Dimensions
17 cm. (8vo)
Extent
24 leaves
Note
  • Modern half-bound green morocco with marbled boards.
  • Spec. Coll. copy: Purchase, Carlo Alberto Chiesa, 1986.
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)18730682
  • ucoclc18730682
Label
Cosmographiae introductio : cum quibusdam geometriae ac astronomiae principiis ad eam rem necessariis
Publication
Note
  • Author statement from BLC
  • Leaves printed on both sides
  • Imprint from colophon
  • Signatures: A-C8
  • Printer's device of Melchior Sessa on verso of final leaf
  • Woodcuts: top. ill., printer's device, ills., maps, initials
  • Running title: Rudimenta cosmographiae
  • Abridgement of: Cosmographicus liber, 1524
Dimensions
17 cm. (8vo)
Extent
24 leaves
Note
  • Modern half-bound green morocco with marbled boards.
  • Spec. Coll. copy: Purchase, Carlo Alberto Chiesa, 1986.
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)18730682
  • ucoclc18730682

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