Historia mundi: or Mercator's atlas Containing his cosmographicall description of the fabricke and figure of the world. Lately rectified in divers places, as also beautified and enlarged with new mappes and tables; by the studious industry of Iudocus Hondy. Englished by W. S. generosus, & Coll. Regin. Oxoniæ. Atlas. English

Title

Historia mundi: or Mercator's atlas Containing his cosmographicall description of the fabricke and figure of the world. Lately rectified in divers places, as also beautified and enlarged with new mappes and tables; by the studious industry of Iudocus Hondy. Englished by W. S. generosus, & Coll. Regin. Oxoniæ. Atlas. English

Author

Mercator, Gerhard, 1512-1594.

Hondius, Jodocus, 1563-1612.

Saltonstall, Wye, fl. 1630-1640.

Glover, George, b. ca. 1618, engraver.

Date

1635

Place of Publication

London

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Translator's dedication signed: Wye Saltonstall. With an additional title page, engraved and signed "G. Glo: inu: fecit". with imprint "London printed for Michaell Sparke, and Samuell Cartwright. 1635.". "Verses on verso of first leaf occur in two settings: one signed 'F. Q[uarles]', the other M. S[parke]' or unsigned."--STC. P. 905 bears a map of New Spain, a duplicate of that on p. 907. A map of Virginia, printed after the book was issued, is intended to be pasted over it. A variant of the edition without Cartwright's name in the letterpress title page imprint. Signatures: pi² A⁶ a⁴ chi¹ B-2L⁶ 2M² (M2 + "M3") ² N-² Z⁶ 3A-3H⁶ 3I⁴ (I4 + ² chi¹) 3K-4L⁶ 4K⁶ (-4K4) 4L-4N⁴ 4O² . Reproduction of the original in Cambridge University Library.

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Identifiers
  • OTA: A07439
  • PURL: http://purl.ox.ac.uk/ota/A07439
  • DLPS: A07439
  • STC: STC 17824
  • STC: ESTC S114540
  • EEBO-CITATION: 99849765
  • PROQUEST: 99849765
  • VID: 14932