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Geografia Tavole Moderne Di Geografia De La Maggior Parte Del Mondo Di Diversi Avtori Raccolte Et Messe Secondo L'Ordine Di Tolomeo Con Idisegni Di Molte Citta Et Fortezze Di Diverse Provintie Stampate In Rame Con Stvdio Et Diligenza.

Collection Data

Description
A collection of separate maps by various designers and engravers, printed at Rome and Venice between 1554 and 1572, for which a general t.-p. (as above) was prepared, presumably by Antoine Lafréry, in or about 1572.
Names
Lafréry, Antoine, 1512-1577 (Compiler)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1572 (Questionable)
Place: Roma
Library locations
Rare Book Division
Shelf locator: *KB+++ 1572 (Lafréry, A. Geografia Tavole Moderne Di Geografia)
Topics
Early maps
Geography
Genres
Maps
Notes
Content: The New York Public Library copy comprises the 6 printed leaves of place-names, 96 of the 170 maps and plans listed by Wieder, and also a plan of "Tocqvay, ouer Doggey" and a double plate of "Il Gran Conseglio Di Venetia ... Venetijs, VIII jdus julij M.D.LXVI" not described by the authorities cited, with one leaf at end containing a (contemporary) ms. index.
Citation/reference: Phillips: Geographical atlases, 3392
Content: The contents and arrangement of copies vary. For discussion of the work, and tabulation of the contents of several copies, cf. Wieder, F.C. ... Vergelijking van 4 exemplaren van Lafreri's atlas met Lafreri's Catalogus. (In: Koninklijk Nederlandsch aardrijkskundig Genootschap, Amsterdam. Tijdschrift. Leiden, 1915. ser. 2, deel 32, no. 6 [i.e. 7]; Nordenskiöld, A.E. ... Facsimile-atlas. Stockholm, 1889. p. 117-122, and Phillips.)
Physical Description
Extent: 7 l., 99 maps and plans on 140 l., 1 double pl. 49.5 cm. (fol.)
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 42269412
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14293967
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 8aa91c40-c607-012f-8b13-58d385a7bc34
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