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Plautius, Caspar, abbot of Seitenstetten (fl. 1621) (Author)

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Date Issued: 1621
Place: [n.p.]
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Shelf locator: *KB+ 1621 (Plautius, C. Nova Typis)
Brendan, Saint, the Voyager, ca. 483-577
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-
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NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14396414
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b9f56730-c609-012f-72c5-58d385a7bc34
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  • 1621: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
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