Book/Printed Material Cosmographiae introductio : cum quibusdam geometriae ac astronomiae principiis ad eam rem necessariis. Insuper quatuor Americi Vespucij nauigationes. Uniuersalis cbosmographiae [sic] descriptio tam in solido q[uam] plano eis etiam insertis qu[a]e Ptholom[a]eo ignota a nuperis reperta sunt.

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Cosmographiae introductio : cum quibusdam geometriae ac astronomiae principiis ad eam rem necessariis. Insuper quatuor Americi Vespucij nauigationes. Uniuersalis cbosmographiae [sic] descriptio tam in solido q[uam] plano eis etiam insertis qu[a]e Ptholom[a]eo ignota a nuperis reperta sunt.
Contributor Names
Waldseemüller, Martin, 1470-1519.
Vespucci, Amerigo, 1451-1512.
Force, Peter, 1790-1868, former owner.
Harrisse, Henry, 1829-1910, former owner.
Barlow, Samuel L. M. (Samuel Latham Mitchill), 1826-1889, former owner.
Ives, Brayton, 1840-1914, former owner.
White, Alfred Tredway, 1846-1921, former owner.
Gruel, Léon, 1841-1923, binder.
Early Printing Collection (Library of Congress)
John Boyd Thacher Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
Vrbs Deodate [St. Dié ]: [Walter et Nikolaus Lud], Finitu[m] vij. k[a]l[endas] Maij anno supra sesquimillesimum. vij. [25 April 1507]
Subject Headings
-  America--Discovery and exploration--Early works to 1800
-  America--Early accounts to 1600
-  Geography--Early works to 1800
-  America--Name
-  France--Saint-Dié
Notes
-  Signatures: A⁶ B⁴ a-d⁸ e⁴ f⁶.
-  The first book to suggest the name America (cf. leaf A3).
-  Designed to accompany the globe gores and the world map.
-  LC copy imperfect: sig. B1-B4 and half of folded plate wanting.
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
-  Sabin 101018
-  Thacher, II, p. 53 (Americana)
-  LC copy has ink ownership stamp: S [cross] M / A I; purchased from Peter Force.
-  LAC snh 2019-04-25 no edits (2 card)
Medium
[104] p., [1] folded leaf of plates : ill. ; 21 cm. (4to)
Call Number/Physical Location
E125.V6 W15
Thacher A893a Copy 1 Book labels inside front cover: Ex libris Samuel Latham Mitchill Barlow and Nov. Eborac.; ms notes in ink on verso of front free endpaper.
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.rbc/thacher.16176.1
Library of Congress Control Number
05016176
Language
Latin
Online Format
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Description
Signatures: A⁶ B⁴ a-d⁸ e⁴ f⁶. The first book to suggest the name America (cf. leaf A3). Designed to accompany the globe gores and the world map. LC copy imperfect: sig. B1-B4 and half of folded plate wanting. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Sabin 101018 Thacher, II, p. 53 (Americana) LC copy has ink ownership stamp: S [cross] M / A I; purchased from Peter Force. LAC snh 2019-04-25 no edits (2 card)
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Chicago citation style:

Waldseemüller, Martin, Amerigo Vespucci, Peter Force, Henry Harrisse, Samuel L. M Barlow, Brayton Ives, Alfred Tredway White, Léon Gruel, Early Printing Collection, and John Boyd Thacher Collection. Cosmographiae introductio: cum quibusdam geometriae ac astronomiae principiis ad eam rem necessariis. Insuper quatuor Americi Vespucij nauigationes. Uniuersalis cbosmographiae sic descriptio tam in solido quam plano eis etiam insertis quae Ptholomaeo ignota a nuperis reperta sunt. [Vrbs Deodate St. Dié: Walter et Nikolaus Lud, Finitum vij. kalendas Maij anno supra sesquimillesimum. vij. 25 April, 1507] Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/05016176/.

APA citation style:

Waldseemüller, M., Vespucci, A., Force, P., Harrisse, H., Barlow, S. L. M., Ives, B. [...] John Boyd Thacher Collection. (1507) Cosmographiae introductio: cum quibusdam geometriae ac astronomiae principiis ad eam rem necessariis. Insuper quatuor Americi Vespucij nauigationes. Uniuersalis cbosmographiae sic descriptio tam in solido quam plano eis etiam insertis quae Ptholomaeo ignota a nuperis reperta sunt. [Vrbs Deodate St. Dié: Walter et Nikolaus Lud, Finitum vij. kalendas Maij anno supra sesquimillesimum. vij. 25 April] [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/05016176/.

MLA citation style:

Waldseemüller, Martin, et al. Cosmographiae introductio: cum quibusdam geometriae ac astronomiae principiis ad eam rem necessariis. Insuper quatuor Americi Vespucij nauigationes. Uniuersalis cbosmographiae sic descriptio tam in solido quam plano eis etiam insertis quae Ptholomaeo ignota a nuperis reperta sunt. [Vrbs Deodate St. Dié: Walter et Nikolaus Lud, Finitum vij. kalendas Maij anno supra sesquimillesimum. vij. 25 April, 1507] Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/05016176/>.

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