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- Published: Cologne
- Published date: 1593
- Type: Book
- Technique: Book
- Issue date: 1593.
- Bibliography: Adam M 96; Shirley 166; Sabin 43772;
- Stock number: 16717
- Condition: Full contemporary leather binding with abrasions on spine, covers and edges. The right corners of the front cover with significant splits at the upper edge, as well loss of the leather in the lower right corner. Jesuit Supralibros on the covers.
Folio. With woodcut vignette on title and folded engraved map. 2 leaves, 541 pp., 19 leaves (the first blank). Illustrated with a folding large world map engraved after Abraham Ortelius. The map shows a large unexplored 'Terra Australis...' and shows South America with westward bulge. The map is decorative ornated similar to Abraham Ortelius, with ships and sea-monsters. It is present in a very good impression on paper with good margins. A small rust-hole in 'Nova Guinea', the right fold with minor browning or soiling, the fold as well with a small marginal upper split (with on loss of the image) on the upper margin.
Adam M 96; Shirley 166; Sabin 43772;