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Title
Cosmographia.
Contributor Names
Ptolemy, active 2nd century.
D'Angelo, Jacopo.
Nicolaus Germanus, active 15th century.
John Boyd Thacher Collection (Library of Congress)
Otto Vollbehr Collection (Library of Congress)
Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
Ulm, Lienhart Holle, 16 July (XVII Kal. Aug.) 1482.
Subject Headings
-  Geography--Early works to 1800
Genre
Incunabula--Germany--Ulm--1482
Notes
-  Translated by Jacopo d'Angelo; edited by Nicolaus Germanus.
-  The maps, double, except for the last, are on separate sheets, most with descriptive text printed on the versos within woodcut borders; these texts are known in several variants.
-  Rosenwald 88
-  Goff P-1084
-  Hain-Copinger 13539
-  Copinger 4976
-  BM 15th cent., II, p. 538 (IC.9306)
-  Sabin 66472
-  Schramm, VII, p. 3-4, 14, and illus. 1-38
-  Phillips, 353
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
-  LC copy: map text varies from Schramm for maps 9 and 17; 8 has no text; 11 has text; woodcut text on recto of last leaf. Maps, initials, and borders hand-colored. Contemporary blind-stamped leather binding with modern (?) bosses and clasps.
-  Vollbehr H13539. Thacher no. 161. G&M Vault G1005
Medium
[70] leaves. woodcuts: 32 maps, initials, diagrs. 43.5 cm. (fol.)
Call Number/Physical Location
Incun. 1482 .P8
Incun. 1482 .P8 Copy 2 Copy 2. 42.5 cm. BM 15th cent. variant IC.9305. Last leaf inlaid; map 24 misbound after 25. Map text varies from Schramm for maps 2, 5, 7, 10, 12-16, 18-23, 25-27, 30-31; 8 has no text; text on 11 a variant of that in copy 1. Maps, initials, and borders hand-colored; rubricated throughout; marginalia in red.
Incun. 1482 .P8 Copy 3 Copy 3. 41 cm. BM 15th cent. variant IC.9303. Maps misbound. Map text as in copy 2. Label: Ex bibliotheca ... monasterii ad Sanctum Petrum Salisburgi O.S. Benedicti.
Incun. 1482 .P8 Copy 4 Copy 4. 43.8 cm. BM 15th cent. variant IC.9305. Map text varies from Schramm for maps 2-3, 5, 7, 10, 14-16, 18, 21-23, 25-30; 8 has no text; text on 11 a variant of that in copy 1. Maps, initials, and borders hand-colored. Contemporary blind-stamped leather binding over boards, bosses and clasps wanting; lettered: Ptolomeus de situ orbis.
G1005 1482 Cosmographia Copy 1 42.5 cm. BM 15th cent. variant IC.9305. Map text varies from Schramm for maps 7, 9, 16, 23, 30-31; 8 has no text; text on 11 a variant of that in copy 1; text on 10 and 17 a variant of Schramm and copy 1. Maps, initials, and borders hand-colored; rubricated throughout. Ms. notes.
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.rbc/Rosenwald.0088a.1
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.rbc/Thacher.0088b.1
Library of Congress Control Number
48042060
Language
Latin
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Description
Translated by Jacopo d'Angelo; edited by Nicolaus Germanus. The maps, double, except for the last, are on separate sheets, most with descriptive text printed on the versos within woodcut borders; these texts are known in several variants. Rosenwald 88 Goff P-1084 Hain-Copinger 13539 Copinger 4976 BM 15th cent., II, p. 538 (IC.9306) Sabin 66472 Schramm, VII, p. 3-4, 14, and illus. 1-38 Phillips, 353 Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. LC copy: map text varies from Schramm for maps 9 and 17; 8 has no text; 11 has text; woodcut text on recto of last leaf. Maps, initials, and borders hand-colored. Contemporary blind-stamped leather binding with modern (?) bosses and clasps. Vollbehr H13539. Thacher no. 161. G&M Vault G1005
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Ptolemy, Active 2Nd Century, Jacopo D'Angelo, Active 15Th Century Nicolaus Germanus, John Boyd Thacher Collection, Otto Vollbehr Collection, and Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection. Cosmographia. Ulm, Lienhart Holle, 16 July XVII Kal. Aug, 1482. Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/48042060/.

APA citation style:

Ptolemy, A. 2. C., D'Angelo, J., Nicolaus Germanus, A. 1. C., John Boyd Thacher Collection, Otto Vollbehr Collection & Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection. (1482) Cosmographia. Ulm, Lienhart Holle, 16 July XVII Kal. Aug. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/48042060/.

MLA citation style:

Ptolemy, Active 2Nd Century, et al. Cosmographia. Ulm, Lienhart Holle, 16 July XVII Kal. Aug, 1482. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/48042060/>.