Format Books
Maps
Contributors Mercator, Gerhard
Dates 1595
Location Duisburg
Düsseldorf
Germany
Language Latin
Subjects Atlases
Duisburg
Düsseldorf
Geography
Germany
World Maps
Title
Atlas sive Cosmographicæ meditationes de fabrica mvndi et fabricati figvra.
Other Title
Atlas
Cosmographicae meditationes de fabrica mvndi et fabricati figvra
Atlas sive Cosmographicae meditationes de fabrica mundi et fabricati figura
Contributor Names
Mercator, Gerhard, 1512-1594.
Created / Published
Dvisbvrgi Clivorvm [1595]
Subject Headings
-  Atlases
-  Geography
-  World maps
-  Germany--Duisburg
-  Germany--Düsseldorf
Notes
-  The first part, originally published in 1585, is composed of three fascicles, each with a special t. p.: Galliæ tabulę geographicæ ; Belgii Inferioris geographicæ tabulę ; Germaniae tabulę geographicæ. The second part, originally published in 1589, has special t. p.: Italiae, Sclavoniæ, et Graeciæ tabulę geographicę.
-  The third part, under whose title the work is published, precedes the first and second parts. Left unfinished by the author, it was completed, and the whole work edited and published by his son, Rumold Mercator, in 1595.
-  LC copy bound in contemporary brown calf binding stamped in blind, with one border and some vignettes in gilt. The letters T. D. N. G. M. S. appear in gilt on front cover, and the date in gilt, on the back of the book. DLC
-  Rosenwald 730
-  Phillips 5918, 5919
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
-  LC copy from the library of F.E. Lauber, with his bookplate. DLC
Medium
3 pts. in 1 v. port., 107 col. maps (part fold.) 45 cm.
Call Number
G1007 .A7 1595
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.rbc/rosenwald.0730.1
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.rbc/rosenwald.0730.2
Library of Congress Catalog Number
map55000728


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