Orbis terraqueus in tabulis geographicis et hydrographicus descriptus. PAULLI, Simon Published by Argentorati [Strassburg]: Officina Libraria Editoris, 1670., 1670

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Orbis terraqueus in tabulis geographicis et hydrographicus descriptus.
PAULLI, Simon
Published by Argentorati [Strassburg]: Officina Libraria Editoris, 1670., 1670

2 works in one volume (6 4/8 x 4 inches). Letterpress title-page printed in red and black with fine engraved vignette publisher's device, index printed in red and black. Early vellum over paste-boards, yapp fore-edges, title in manuscript on the spine. Provenance: with the ink library stamp of Fürstlich Solms-Lich'sche Bibliothek on the title-page of the first work. THE FIRST BIBLIOGRAPHY OF CARTOGRAPHY EXCEPTIONALLY RARE FIRST AND ONLY EDITION OF Paulli's "Orbis terraqueus", the first bibliography of cartography. A bookseller, Simon Paulli records maps in atlases and separately printed by country and by the major publishers of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, including Blaeu, Jansonius, Visscher, Hondius, and Ortelius, in addition to those appearing in local topographical works, coasting pilots and maritime atlases. Maps relating to America appear between pages 113 and 118. [Bound after]: KNITTEL, Kaspar. Cosmographia elementaris. Propositionibus Physico-Mathematicis. Nurenberg: Endter, 1674. Sabin 59224. Catalogued by Kate Hunter. Bookseller Inventory # 000349