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Merula P. - Cosmographiae Generalis ... 1621.


Cosmographiae Generalis Libri Tres: ...

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MERULA Paulus (1558-1607). Cosmographiae Generalis Libri Tres: Item Geographiae Particularis Libri Quatuor: Quibus Europa In Genere Speciatim Hispania Gallia Italia Describunter.
Amsterdam: Henricus Hondius 1621. Colophon: Leyden: Isaac Elzevir 1620. Folio (350 x 220 mm). 8p, 1074pp, 1p, Half title, engraved title page, 57 engraved maps & 1 woodcut view (Madrid) in text. 4 inserted maps engraved by Van Doetechum (Europe, Spain, France and Italy).

First published in 1605, merula's Cosmographiae generalis is a comprehensive cosmographical work focusing on a description and history of Europe, particularly on the geography of the Mediterranean and Antique world. The four inserted maps are often wanting.

Willems, 188; Koeman III, p. 1