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Secunda etas mundi = Secunda etas mũdi

Author: Schedel, Hartmann
Publisher: Koberger, Anton
Date: 1493
Location: World

Dimensions: on sheet 43 x 56 cm.
Scale: Scale not given
Call Number: ONLINE RESOURCE

 
DESCRIPTION

One of the earliest relatively obtainable incunabula world maps. It is a remarkable record of late Medieval cartography combining the outdated concepts of Claudius Ptolemy with the Biblical tradition, which here depicts the world divided between the three sons of Noah. The fine border and verso vignettes depict fabled mythical beasts and creatures believed to exist outside and beyond Christendom.

The physical item is not available at the Boston Public Library.

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