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Astronomia [cartographic material] : Teutsch astronomei
Bib ID 3059998
Format MapMap, OnlineOnline
Online Versions
Scale Scale not given. 
Description Getruckt zů Franckforth am Meyn : bei Cyriaco Jacob zum Barth, 1545 
1 atlas ([76] p.) : ill. (woodcuts) ; 27.7 cm. 
Notes

Colophon: Getruckt zů Franckforth am Meyn / bei Cyriaco Jacob zum Barth / am xxii tag Maif. Anno M.D. XLV.

Contemporary ink ownership inscription on front endpaper and pencil annotations.

German treatise on astronomy which includes a small windhead map showing the Southern Continent named Australia. The windhead map appears on the verso of page 28, opposite a half-page engraving of an armillary sphere.

Includes small in-text woodcuts depicting signs of the zodiac, constellations, astrological tables, planetary diagrams etc.

The book is bound in vellum with two columns of rubricated text to front and verso bindings. It is housed in a modern custom-made brown cassette-style box 29.6 x 21.0 x 3.0 cm. with gilt lettered leather title "Teutsch - Astronomie 1545" on box spine.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-230899009

In German (Gothic)

Subjects Astronomy -- Early works to 1800.
Time Coverage 1545 
Other authors/contributors Jacob, Cyriacus, -1551

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