Breue compendio de la sphera y de la arte de nauegar : con nueuos instrumentos y reglas, exemplificado con muy subtiles demonstraciones / compuesto por Martin Cortes ...

Author
Cortés, Martín, 1532-1589 [Browse]
Uniform title
Format
Book
Language
Spanish
Published/​Created
[Seville] : Acabose ... a.xxvii. dias del mes de Mayo año de nuestro señor Jesu Christo de.1551. años. Impresso en ... Seuilla en casa de Anton Aluarez ... , [1551]
Description
xcv, [3] leaves : ill., map ; 29 cm. (fol.)

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Subject(s)
Former owner
Binder
Getty AAT genre
Notes
  • Imprint from colophon.
  • Some diagrams with volvelles.
  • Includes index.
  • References to America on leaf xxi recto.
  • Contains map of the New World (24 x 14 cm.) with title: Nuevo mundo, on leaf lxvii recto. This map first appeared in Pedro de Medina's Arte de nauegar, Valladolid, 1545. cf. P.D. Burden, The mapping of North America.
Binding note
ExKa copy bound by Riviere & Son in red morocco.
Provenance
ExKa copy has bookplate of Grenville Kane.
References
  • JCB Lib. cat., pre-1675 1:163.
  • Alden, J.E. European Americana 551/16.
  • Burden, P.D. Mapping of North America 14
Other title(s)
Nuevo mundo
OCLC
54744461
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