Nova Typis

Collection Data

Names
Plautius, Caspar, abbot of Seitenstetten, active 1621 (Author)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1621
Place: [n.p.]
Library locations
Rare Book Division
Shelf locator: *KB+ 1621 (Plautius, C. Nova Typis)
Topics
Boyl, Bernardo, approximately 1445-1520
Benedictines -- Missions
America -- Discovery and exploration
West Indies -- Description and travel
Indians of the West Indies
Genres
Books
Prints
Illustrations
Notes
Content: Copy 1: With the additional pl., date 1622, of Columbus discovering America.
Content: Dedicated to Caspar Plautius, abbot of the Benedictine monastery Seitenstetten in Austria to whom the authorship of the work itself is attributed by H. J. Wynkelmann and by M. Ziegelbauer, Historia rei literariae ordinis S. Benedicti, Augustae Vind. et Herbipoli, 1754., t. IV, p. 532. cf. also V. Placcii Theatrum anonym. et pseudon. Hamburg, 1708.
Content: Engr. t.-p.
Content: Published in Linz. cf. H.J. Wynkelmann (Winkelmann) Der amerikanischen neuen welt beschreibung ... Oldenburg, 1664,p. 30.
Content: Running title: Navigatio in Novvm mvndvm sive Americam R. patrvm monachorvm ordinis S. P. Benedicti.
Content: The first two plates (1) "ad finem præfationis ad lectorem," emblem, with 4 Latin hexameters above and 3 Latin distichs below it; and (2) "Almirante de nauios para las Indias, Wolf Kilian. scalp. [sic]" (full length figure of Columbus; on the left, a large figure of a globe) are not numbered; the remaining plates are numbered 2-18.
Content: p. l. [1], sig. [)( 1]: Engr. t.-p. (with portraits of "S.Brandanvs" and "Bvell. Catalonvs."--p. l. [2]-[3], sig. )(2-3: Dedication, "Vniverso venerabilissimo religiosissimoq[ue] monachorum cœtui ordinis S. P. N. Benedicti. Inprimis autem, & cum primis pietatis, ac liberalium studiosorum gratiosissimo patrono Admodum Reverendo Domino Dn. Casparo Plavtio, monasterij Seittenstöttensis in Austria inferiori abbati dignissimo, theologo ..." signed "Don F. Honorius Philoponus, monachusS. Benedicti."--p. l. [3]vo-[4], sig. )( 3vo-[)( 4[: Preface "Ad benevolvm ordinis monastici S. Benedicti lectorem."--Plate "ad finem præfationis ad lectorem."--p. l. [5]ro, sig. )( )(: Observatio de magnete navtico.--p. l. [5]vo: diagrams.--Text (Navigatio in Novvm mvndvm, siveAmericam. Reverend. patrum monachorum ordinis S. P. Benedicti) p. [1]-101.--"Vaticinivm de Messia. et Evangelij ipsius prædictatoribus" (Quotations from "Isaias, 55. c. [4-5]; [60: 3]; c. 49 [: 23]") followed by list of prominent missionaries, p. 101-[102]--Unnumbered leaf at end: ro, "Ordinis S. P. Benedicti, Academiarum fundatores." "In annotationem bibliopolæ." vo, "Errata secundum paginas & versus."
Content: Copy 1: With autograph of "j.j. de Bure l'ainé," May 2, 1835.
Ownership: Lenox. Copy 1-2
Statement of responsibility: Transacta Na- / vigatio. / Novi Orbis Indiæ Occi- / dentalis / Admodvm Re- / verendissimorvm PP. / ac FF. Reverendissimi ac Illustrissimi Domini, / Dn. Bvellii Cataloni Abbatis montis / Serrati, & in vniversam Americam, sive Novum / Orbem Sacræ Sedis Apostolicæ Romanæ â Latere / Legati, Vicarij, ac Patriarchæ: Socioruḿq[ue] Mo- / nachorum ex Ordine S.P.N. Benedicti ad suprà / dicti Novi Mundi barbaras gentes Christi S. Evan- / gelium praedicandi gratia delegatorum Sacerdo- / tum. Dimissi per S.D.D. Papam Alexandrum / VI. Anno Christi. 1492. / Nvnc Primvm / e varijs Scriptoribus in vnum colle- / cta, & figuris ornata. / Avthore / Venerando Fr. Don Honorio Philopono / Ordinis S. Benedicti Monacho.
Physical Description
Extent: 6 p. l., 101, [3] p. 19 pl. diagrs. 30 cm.
Engravings
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14396414
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b9830030-c609-012f-e7b8-58d385a7bc34
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