Insula hyspana.

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Insula hyspana.
Columbus, Christopher (Author)

Jn[s]ulis inuentis

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1493
Place Term: [Basel]
Publisher: Jakob Wolff
Library locations
Rare Book Division
Shelf locator: *KB 1493 (Columbus, C. Letter to Sanchez. Latin. 1493. Basel)
Discovery & exploration
Boats -- To 1499
Content : Gothic type (Proctor 7723); 27 lines. With initial space and signature marks; without catchwords and foliation.

Content : Printed at Basel in 1493, probably by Jakob Wolff, although it was formerly assigned to Michael Furter and toJohann Bergmann.

Content : Signature: [a]¹⁰.

Content : With ms. foliation, and initial indicator on l. 2a.

Content : L. 9b: ... Hec vt ge[s]ta [s]unt [s]ic b[r]euiter enar- / rata. Uale. Uli[s]bone p[r]idie ydus Marcij. / Cri[s]tofo[r][us] Colom Oceane cla[ss]is P[r]efect[us]. / Epigrama. R.L. de Co[r]baria Epi[s]copi / Monti[s]palu[s]ij / Ad Jnuicti[ss]imũ Regẽ Hi[s]pania[rum]/ [8 lines] /

Content : Arms of Castile and Leon, with caption: Regnũ hy[s]panie. / l. 1a; ship, with caption: Oceanica Cla[ss]is / l. 1b; portrait of Ferdinand, with caption: Fernãd[us] rex hy[s]pania / l. 10a; arms of Granada, with caption: Granata: / l. 10b.

Ownership : No acc.

Statement of Responsibility: Epi[s]tola Cri[s]toferi Colom (cui etas no[s]tra
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b14346656
UUID: fe8264d0-c61a-012f-108e-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1493: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. "Insula hyspana." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1493.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. "Insula hyspana." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 10, 2015.

APA Format

Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. (1493). Insula hyspana. Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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Insula hyspana.