Huttich, Johan - Novus orbis regionum ac insularum veteribus incognitarum - 1532

Description
Huttich, Johan - Novus orbis regionum ac insularum veteribus incognitarum - 1532
History, Travels, Navigation, discoveries - Quantity: 1

A folio volume (31.2 x 21.8 cm). Bound in antique parchment.

21 sheets, including the title page, with a wood-engraved printer mark, 512 pp., 1 unnumbered sheet of colophon and note (Paris, apud Antonium Augerellum, 8th November 1532). The copy is missing the map and 5 text sheets (tii, t5, xi—which is facsimiled—and V6 and V7; numbered 219, 225, 241, 513 and 515).

Antique handwritten notes on the title page and index.

Second edition—published the same year as the first Basel edition, Hervagius—of one of the most important works of the travels and discoveries of the 15th and 16th centuries. It collects the travels of Columbus, Pinzón, Americo Vespucio, Cabral...

Sabin 34102; Alden/Landis 532/17; Harrisse 171; Medina, BHA 46n; Borba de Moraes, pp 376-77 (for the first edition: Basel 1532)

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
1
Subject
History, Navigation, discoveries, Travels
Author/ Illustrator
Huttich, Johan
Book Title
Novus orbis regionum ac insularum veteribus incognitarum
Condition
Good
Publication year oldest item
1532
Edition
Reprint
Language
Latin
Original language
Yes
Publisher
Parisiis, apud Ioannem Parvum
Binding/ Material
Vellum
Number of pages
512
Dimensions
312×218 mm
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