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Abraham Ortelius his epitome of the Theater of the worlde nowe latlye, since the Latine Italian, Spanishe, and Frenche editions, renewed and augmented, the mappes all newe grauen according to geographicall measure. By Micheal Coignet. mathematition of Antwarpe beeinge more exactlye set forth. and amplefyed with larger descriptions, then any done heere to fore·

  • Author

    Ortelius, Abraham

    Coignet, Michiel

  • Date published

    1603

  • Publisher

    At London [i.e. Antwerp] : printed for Ieames Shawe, and are to be solde at his shoppe nigh Ludgate, anno. M.DC.III [1603]

  • Subject

    Geography Early works to 1800

  • Accession number

    83081313

  • Class

    SR - 87/

  • Language

    English

  • Physical description

    [9], 110, [1], 13, [4] leaves : 125 ill., 123 maps (metal cuts) ; obl. 8°.

  • Credit line

    CC-BY-NC-ND Image Courtesy of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust

General note: An abridgment by Coignet of: Theatrum orbis terrarum. The title page is engraved. At least one copy has been noted with an additional letterpress title page, not included in foliation above. Actual place of printing from STC. Signatures: pi1 [dagger]8 A-Q8. "An addition to the epitomies of Abraham Ortelius his littel theatre" has separate divisional title and foliation; register is continuous. With a final list of maps; the last two leaves are blank. Includes index. Stationer's Register: Entered 16 April 1602. Lacks 'pi'1, Q8; A6 apparently conjugate, with heading "Scotlande" on verso; [dagger]1 is a cancel, with dedication in uppercase and "Stanneries" correctly spelled; quire B dampstained; MS. ink notes on Q7v UK-SuSCL Cited in: STC (2nd ed.), 18856 Format of surrogate: Microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich.: University Microfilms International, 1968. 1 microfilm reel; 35 mm (Early English books, 1475-1640: 1148:1). Ownership and custodial history: MS. ink signature on front fly leaf: "Thomas Baskerville, Hereford, 1822"; Beisly bequest, 1896 UK-SuSCL

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