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Lot nr:797
Book nr:32897
Author:[POSTINCUNABEL] FORESTI, Jacobus Philippus Bergomensis
Title:Supplementum Supplementi delle Croniche .. Novamente revisto, vulgarizato, & historiato...Con la Gionta del M. D.XXIIII. insino al M.D.XXXV.
Town:(Venice
Publisher:Bernardino Bindone
Year:1535, Feb.)
Description:In-f, [12] - 392- [1] ff. Title within woodcut border (with 21 small portraits, small rest. in the lower white margin). With a later version of the so called T-O map (86 x 131 mm) representing the whole world (on f.4). It appeared in print for the first time in 1472. It originated in the 5th century B.C. In this basic type the disc of the world is divided into three zones separated by a T-shaped Mediterranean Sea, with Asia uppermost, and Europe and Africa in the two lower sections, the whole circumscribed by the world ocean. Illustrated with ca. 90 views of cities i.a. Damascus, Rhodos, Troje, Verona, Florence, Jerusalem, Venice, Constantinople, Genua, Granada... Some small wormholes. An attractive copy.
Full calf binding, gilt decoration on boards, spine renewed, corners and boards repaired, new endlvs.
Note:Ref. not in Adams nor Sabin nor Machiels; Sander 926; Essling 352; see Campbell Earliest Maps, 77; see Shirley 1.
Italian edition of this history of the world, containing an account of the discovery of America, under the year 1493, on fol. 342v
Price:€1800 - €2400
Sellingprice:€3000
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