Auction 92, Lot 475

"The Cosmographiae Introductio of Martin Waldseemuller in Facsimile, Followed By the Four Voyages of Amerigo Vespuci, with Their Translation Into English; to Which are Added Waldseemuller's Two World Maps of 1507 with an Introduction By...",

Subject: Cartographic Reference

Period: 1907 (published)

Publication: The U.S. Catholic Historical Society

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Size:
7 x 9 inches
17.8 x 22.9 cm

Interior excellent, with the large (25" x 14") folding facsimile of Waldseemuller's 1507 world map in mint condition. The introduction is by Prof. Joseph Fischer, S.J., and Prof. Franz von Wieser. Fine example of this uncommon book - a valuable reference in the history of cartography. Green cloth, no jacket, 151pp.

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Condition: A

Binding reasonably tight, deckled paper. Fine example of this uncommon book - a valuable reference in the history of cartography. Spine lightly bumped, ex lib with removed bookplate at back.

Estimate: $100 - $130

Sold for: $210

Closed on 9/13/2000

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