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Title
Ioannis Leonis Africani Africae descriptio IX. lib. absoluta
Additional title: Iohannis Leonis Africani De Africae descriptione, pars altera
Additional title: Io. Leonis Africani descriptionum Africae
Additional title: Descriptio Africae
Names
Leo, Africanus, approximately 1492-approximately 1550 (Author)
Officina Elzeviriana (Publisher)
Schomburg, Arthur Alfonso, 1874-1938 (Former owner)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: ao. 1632
Place: Lugd. Batav.
Publisher: Apud Elzevir
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division
Shelf locator: Sc Rare 916-L (Leo Africanus. Africae)
Topics
Africa -- Description and travel
Early works to 1800
Genres
Books
Notes
Citation/reference: Willems, A. Elzevier, 371
Citation/reference: Rahir, Edouard. Catalogue d'une collection unique de volumes imprimés par les Elsevier et divers typographes Hollandais du XVIIe siècle, 355
Content: Paged continuously, including separate title pages for each part: 800, [16] p.
Content: Part 1 has engraved title page.
Content: Part 2 has title: Iohannis Leonis Africani De Africae descriptione, pars altera. Lvgdvni Batavorvm, ex officinâ Elzeviriana, MDCXXXII.
Content: With head- and tailpieces; initials; and printer's mark on title page of part 2.
Content: Includes index.
Content: Signatures: A-3E⁸.
Ownership: Copy in Sc Rare 916-L (accession no. B594200) is part of the original collection purchased from Arthur A. Schomburg in 1926. NN
Publications: For discussion of this Latin translation by Joannes Florianus, cf. Leo Africanus. The history and description of Africa ... London, Printed for the Hakluyt Society, 1896.
Physical Description
Extent: 2 parts in 1 volume ;12 cm.
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
Latin
Identifiers
Library of Congress Control Number: 02011986
RLIN/OCLC: NYPGR23644509-B
RLIN/OCLC: 23644509B
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11702607
Photo Order: 64369
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 8bd5c440-d605-013a-8555-0242ac110003
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • : Issued
  • 1492: Creator Born
  • 1550: Creator Died
  • 2023: Digitized
  • 2024: Found by you!
  • 2025

MLA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. "Ioannis Leonis Africani Africae descriptio IX. lib. absoluta" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. ao. 1632. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/308afe20-e128-013a-070b-0242ac110004

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. "Ioannis Leonis Africani Africae descriptio IX. lib. absoluta" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 26, 2024. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/308afe20-e128-013a-070b-0242ac110004

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. (ao. 1632). Ioannis Leonis Africani Africae descriptio IX. lib. absoluta Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/308afe20-e128-013a-070b-0242ac110004

Wikipedia Citation

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Ioannis Leonis Africani Africae descriptio IX. lib. absoluta