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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. Preview this item
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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.

Author: Gerhard Mercator; Jodocus Hondius; Wye Saltonstall; George Glover
Publisher: London : Printed by T. Cotes, for Michael Sparke, 1635.
Series: Early English books online.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Online system or service : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Early works to 1800
Material Type: Online system or service, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gerhard Mercator; Jodocus Hondius; Wye Saltonstall; George Glover
OCLC Number: 606504091
Notes: Translator's dedication signed: Wye Saltonstall.
Signatures: pi² A⁶ a⁴ B-2L⁶ 2M² (2M2 + "Mm3") ² N-² Z⁶ 3A-3H⁶ 3I⁴ (I4 + ² chi1) 3K-4K⁶ ( -4K4) 4L-4N⁴ 4O².
With an additional title page, engraved and signed "G. Glo: inu: fecit", with imprint "London printed for Michaell Sparke, and Samuell. Cartwright. 1635."
Numerous errors in pagination; actual pagination calculated from signature collation.
Includes index.
The verses on verso of first leaf occur in two settings, one with two states: signed (1) "F[rancis]. Q[uarles].", or (2a) "M[ichael]. S[parke]." or (2b) unsigned.
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 with Cartwright's name in the letterpress title page imprint.
Identified as STC 17824a on UMI microfilm reel 675.
Reproductions of the originals in the Folger Shakespeare Library and the British Library.
Appears at reel 675 (Folger Shakespeare Library copy) and at reel 1821 (British Library copy).
Description: 1 online resource ([24], 401, 409-599, 520-566, 649-930 [i.e. 912, 32] p., 1 plate) : maps (metal cuts)
Series Title: Early English books online.
Other Titles: Atlas.
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