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Novvs orbis regionvm ac insvlarvm veteribus incognitarum, una cum tabula cosmographica, & aliquot aliis consimilis argumenti libellis, quorum omnium catalogus sequenti patebit pagina. His accessit copiosus rerum memorabilium index
Bib ID 729428
Format BookBook, OnlineOnline
Uniform Title Novus orbis regionum
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Description Parisiis : Apvd Galeotvm a Prato..., 1532 
[52], 507 [ie 514] p., [2] leaves of plates (map) ; 32 cm. (fol.) 
Notes

Printer's device on t.p. ; initials.

Edited by Simon Grynaeus from material collected by Johann Huttich.

Colophon: Impressum Parisiis apud Antonium Augerellum, impensis Ioannis Parui & Galeoti a Prato. Anno M.D.XXXII. VIII. Calen. Nouembris.

With Orontius Fine's heart-shaped map, 1531.

Map inserted between delta 8 and a 1.

Signatures : alpha-gamma 6, delta 8, a-Z6, A-T6, V8.

Finaeus in his address describes the map to the reader thus: "(...) gemina cordis humani formula in plano coextensam (...)", distinguishing the double cordiform projection from his earlier single cordiform world map of circa 1521.

The southern continent inscribed 'Terra Australis recently discovered but not yet explored'.

Finaeus' Nova et integra universi orbis descriptio was later reprinted and copied by Hermannus Venraed, Gerard Mercator, and Antonio Lafreri.

Also available in a digitised form via the Internet at http://image.sl.nsw.gov.au/cgi-bin/ebindshow.pl?doc=crux/a127;seq=7

Contains the Petherick Collection stamp, and a bookplate.

Subjects America - Discovery and exploration.  |  America - Early accounts to 1600.  |  16th century - America.
Other authors/contributors Grynaeus, Simon, 1493-1541  |  Huttich, Johann, 1408?-1544

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