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De Jnsulis inuentis

Collection Data

Names
Columbus, Chris (Author)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1493
Place: [Basel]
Publisher: Jakob Wolff
Library locations
Rare Book Division
Shelf locator: *KB 1493 (Columbus, C. Letter to Sanchez. Latin. 1493. Basel)
Topics
Discovery and exploration
Genres
Illustrations
Notes
Content: Gothic type (Proctor 7723); 27 lines. With initial space and signature marks; without catchwords and foliation.
Statement of responsibility: Printed at Basel in 1493, probably by Jakob Wolff, although it was formerly assigned to Michael Furter and to Johann 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.
Statement of responsibility: Epi[s]tola Cri[s]toferi Colom (cui etas no[s]tra
Physical Description
Extent: 10 l. illus. 15 cm. (8 vo.)
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14346656
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): fc594080-c61a-012f-205e-58d385a7bc34
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