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Luculentissima quaedam terrae totius descriptio: cum multis vtilissimis cosmographiae iniciis.

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Signatures: a⁸, b⁶, A-B⁸, C-G⁴, H-K⁸, L⁶.
Leaf 23 numbered 32.
Errata slip inserted.
"De America qvarta irbis par te cum aliis nouis insulis appositis (leaves 60-62) relate to America. "The author follows the suggestion made by Waldseemüller, in 1507, and calls this fourth part of the world America or Amerigen. Schöner's book is probably the second, after the various editions of the Cosmographiae Introductio, to contain the word America."--Church 37.
Compiled to accompany Schöner's globe which he made in 1515.
BAV 80; JCB 49; Sabin 77804.
Library of Congress. Lessing J. Rosenwald collection, 628
Rosenwald Collection (1954 ed.) 448
Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
LAC scc 2019-06-21 no edits (2 cards)
LAC ecr 2019-06-24 no edits (1 card)
GB51.S3 Copy 2 (Early Printing) formerly shelved under: G113.S35 Copy 1 (Early Printing). LAC ecr 2019-06-24

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01/01/1515
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Schöner, Johann, 1477-1547.
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