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The interest of German writers and readers in the Western Hemisphere dates back to the earliest narratives of the transatlantic Encounter. One of the first Latin editions of the Columbus letter was printed at Basel in 1493, and a German translation appeared in print in 1497. By the late sixteenth century, German publishers were issuing American travel narratives in impressive series. The biological and mineral resources of the Americas had a substantial impact on German science, and the American...



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by Pigafetta, Filippo, 1533-1604; Reina, Casiodoro de, approximately 1520-1594; Bry, Theodor de, 1528-1598; Bry, Johann Israel de, -1611; Bry, Johann Theodor de, 1561-1623
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Topics: Lopes, Duarte, Portuguese, Imprint 1597
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by Mattioli, Pietro Andrea, 1501-1577; Dioscorides Pedanius, of Anazarbos; Camerarius, Joachim, 1500-1574; Huber z Rizenpachu, Adam, 1546-1613; Adam z Veleslavína, Daniel, 1546-1599; Holzinger, J. B., former owner. RIBRL; České museum, former owner. RIBRL
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Name of printer and date of publication from colophon
Topics: Herbals, Herbs, Botany, Medical, Medicinal plants, Materia medica, Vegetable, Botany, Imprint 1596
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by Braun, Georg, 1540 or 1541-1622
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Imprint from colophon on verso of map 58, after the privilege by king Philip of Spain dated November 22, 1574 (text in Dutch)
Topics: Geography, Early maps, Cities and towns, Renaissance
Vol.I: [20], 366, [6]; v. II: [10], 507, [9] p
Topics: Science, Geology, Natural history, Imprint 1678
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by Scheuchzer, Johann Jakob, 1672-1733; Pfeffel, Johann Andreas, 1674-1748; Newton Theological Institution, former owner. RIBRL
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(From title pages) Tomus I. Coplectens tabulas CCXXV -- Tomus II. A tab. CCXXVI. ad CCCCXVI [sic., should read CCCCXV] -- Tomus III. A tab. CCCCXVI. ad DXCIV [sic., should read DXCIII] -- Tomus IV. A tab. DXCIV. ad DCCL
Topics: Nature in the Bible, Natural history, Natural history, Imprint 1731, Imprint 1735
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by Apian, Peter, 1495-1552
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Author's name given at head of fol. [3] recto (=A3 recto) as: Apianus
Topics: Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor, 1500-1558, Ferdinand I, Holy Roman Emperor, 1503-1564, Astronomy,...
Source: folio
Translation of: Cosmographia. Beschreibung aller Lender. 1544. First published in Latin: 1550
Topics: Geography, Imprint 1554
Authorship contested; original edition in Dutch (1671) ascribed to Arnoldus Montanus, but in this translation into German authorship of both editions is assigned to Olfert Dapper (O.D. on title page; privilege, p. [5], 1st count,:" ... (so von Doctr. Dapper in Niederländischer Sprache beschrieben: Nunmehr aber in die Hochteutsche übergesetzt worden) ..."). For controversy, see Library chronicle of the University of Texas and Moraes
Topics: Indian linguistics, indian linguistics, Imprint 1673, genealogy
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(from title page) Grecaru[m] litteraru[m] institutiones H[a]ebraicaru[m] litteraru[m] rudimenta musicae figuratae institutiones. Architectur[a]e et perspectiu[a]e rudimenta. Quadra[n]tum varie compositio[n]es. Astrolabij messehalath compositio astrolabij noui geographici. compositio formatio Torqueti. Formatio polimetri. Vsus et vtilitates eoru[n]de[m] omniu[m] figura quadrentis poligonalis
Topic: Encyclopedias and dictionaries
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by Herrera y Tordesillas, Antonio de, -1625; Bry, Theodor de, 1528-1598; Bry, Johann Theodor de, 1561-1623; Bry, Johann Israel de, -1611; Arthus, Gotthard, 1568-; Leo, Africanus, approximately 1492-approximately 1550; Magalhães, Fernão de, -1521; Carvajal, Francisco de, 1465?-1549; Jofre de Loaisa, Garcia, -1526; Drake, Francis, approximately 1540-1596; Sarmiento, Pero; Cavendish, Thomas, 1560-1592; Noort, Olivier van, 1558 or 1559-1627; Ordóñez de Ceballos, Pedro, approximately 1545-approximately 1630; Bertius, Petrus, 1565-1629; Acosta, José de, 1540-1600. Historia natural y moral de las Indias. Latin. Selections
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Constitutes the twelfth part, sole issue of the sole Latin edition of Theodor de Bry's Great voyages, printed in fourteen parts, in Latin, German, French, and English, in Frankfurt am Main, Oppenheim, and Hanau from 1590-1644, and the Elenchus, an outline of the thirteen Latin parts, published by Matthias Merian in Frankfurt am Main in 1634
Topics: Voyages around the world, Imprint 1624
Translation of: Cosmographia. Beschreibung aller Lender / Sebastian Münster. 1544
Topics: Geography, Imprint 1554
Virgules replaced by commas in title page transcriptions
Topics: Columbus, Christopher, Voyages and travels, Imprint 1617
Number [2] in "Varones ilustres de la Compañia de Jesús," a collection in 9 vols. started by J.E. Nieremberg and continued by A. de Andrade and J. Cassini. Title from the 19th century edition of the collection, published in rearranged order
Topics: Jesuits, Jesuits, Imprint 1644
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by unknown; Friedrich Achilles, Duke of Würtemberg, 1591-1631; Lansius, Thomas, 1577-1657; Shapiro, I. A. fmo RIBRL; Universität Tübingen
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(From preface on p. [15-17], 1st count) Fridericus Achilles, dux Würtembergiae, retulit de nationum & provinciarum Europae inter ipsas principatu atque praerogativa-- Franciscus Carolus, dux Saxoniae, habuit orationem pro Germania -- Ioachimus Ernestus, dux Slesvici-Holsatiae, orationem habuit pro Gallia -- Magnus, dux Würtembergiae, dixit pro Hispania -- Rudolfus Maximilianus, dux Saxoniae, dixit contra Galliam -- Georgius Fridericus, Limpurgi baro, dixit contra Hispaniam -- Georgius,...
Topics: Speeches, addresses, etc., Latin, World history, Imprint 1613
Roman numeral date on title page made with backwards C's
Topics: Raleigh, Walter, Sir, 1552?-1618, Indians of North America, Indians of North America, Indians of...
Text is first treatise to "state explicitly the theory of contagion by animalculae as the cause of infectious diseases"--Garrison-Morton
Topics: Plague, Medicine
Author, Hartmann Schedel, from original ms
Topics: Chronology, Historical, Imprint 1496
Originally published as: Cosmographia. Beschreibung aller Lender. 1554
Topics: Geography, Imprint 1564
[6], 528, 531-658, 181, 181-183 p., [11] leaves of plates (2 folded): 16 cm. (8vo)
Topics: Chemistry, Alchemy, Medicine, Medicine, Magic, mystic, and spagiric, Medicine, Magic, mystic, and...
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by Benzoni, Girolamo, 1519-; Chauveton, Urbain, -approximately 1616; Bry, Theodor de, 1528-1598; Universität Wien. fmo RIBRL
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Constitutes the fourth part, first issue of the first Latin edition of Theodor de Bry's Great voyages, printed in fourteen parts, in Latin, German, French, and English, in Frankfurt am Main, Oppenheim, and Hanau from 1590-1644, and the Elenchus, an outline of the thirteen Latin parts, published by Matthias Merian in Frankfurt am Main in 1634
Topics: Columbus, Christopher, Imprint 1594
Added engraved title page reads: Ost-west-indischer und sinesischer Lust-und Stats-Garten, and is signed: C.N. Schurtz
Topic: Imprint 1668
Originally published as: Cosmographia. Beschreibung aller Lender. 1554
Topics: Geography, Imprint 1567
Translation of: Cosmographia. Beschreibung aller Lender. 1544
Topics: Geography, Imprint 1550
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by Krämer, Heinrich, d. 1508; Sprenger, Jakob, 1436 or 1438-1495
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By Heinrich Krämer and Jacob Sprenger. Authors' names appear in titles of other editions
Topics: Witchcraft, Criminal law, Criminal procedure
"Bethancor, Lusitani, Christophorus Columbus, Ferdinandus Corthesius, Vascus Nunius, & Verazanius:, v. 1, p. 911, references Christopher Columbus, Hernan Cortes, Núñez de Balboa, and Verrazano
Topics: Columbus, Christopher, Cortés, Hernán, 1485-1547, Balboa, Vasco Núñez de, 1475-1519,...
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by Luther, Martin, 1483-1546; Campanius, Johannes, Holmiensis, 1601-1683
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Text in Delaware and Swedish, with some headings in Latin, translatedinto the Delaware language by Johannes Campanius, and edited by Thomas Campanius Holm. Cf. Collijn, Isak: The Swedish-Indian catechism[.]Some notes. Uppsala, 1937 (accompanying facsimile ed. of the present work, published under the title: Martin Luther's Little catechism translated into Algonquian Indian by Johannes Campanius. Stockholm; Uppsala, 1937); Holmer, N.G. : John Campanius' Lutheran catechism in the Delaware...
Topics: Lutheran Church, Indian linguistics, Indian linguistics
"Appendix. Dem geneigten Leser wird zu Gefallen die Wiederlegung nebst der Schrifft des Hn. Doctoris Weyer communiciret, als der sich unterfangen wollen, zu behaupten, dass die Zauberey und das Hexen-Wesen nicht zustraffen sey." (pt. 1: p. 400-465; a critical account of the work of Johann Weyer: De lamiis liber. Basel, 1582). -- "Determinatio oder Schluss-Reden, so die Theologische Universität zu Paris im Jahr 1398 wegen damahls schon entstandener abergläubischen Sachen...
Topics: Demonomania, Demonology, Magic, Witchcraft, Trials (Witchcraft)
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by Scheuchzer, Johann Jakob, 1672-1733; Pfeffel, Johann Andreas, 1674-1748; Newton Theological Institution, former owner. RIBRL
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(From title pages) Tomus I. Coplectens tabulas CCXXV -- Tomus II. A tab. CCXXVI. ad CCCCXVI [sic., should read CCCCXV] -- Tomus III. A tab. CCCCXVI. ad DXCIV [sic., should read DXCIII] -- Tomus IV. A tab. DXCIV. ad DCCL
Topics: Nature in the Bible, Natural history, Natural history, Imprint 1731, Imprint 1735
Authorship according to BMNH: "This is based on Verzascha's edition of Mattioli's 'Kreüterbuch' [sic], so much altered and extended as practically to constitute a new work."
Topics: Herbals, Botany, Medical, Imprint 1696
Vol. 1 originally published under title: Weltbuch, Spiegel und Bildtniss des gantzen Erdtbodens, Tübingen, 1534
Topics: Geography, Imprint 1567
Author, Hartmann Schedel, from original ms
Topics: Chronology, Historical, Imprint 1500
Signatures: )(⁴ 2)(² A-7S⁴ 7T² 7V-8E⁴ (2)(2 verso, 4K4 verso, 6B4 verso, 7N1 verso, 7T₂ verso blank)
Topic: Universal bibliography
Vol. 1: by Benzoni, 1st published in German, Basel, 1579; translated from the Italian 1st published in 1565
Topics: Imprint 1582, Imprint 1583
Translation of: Cosmographia. Beschreibung aller Lender. 1544. First published in Italian as: Sei libri della cosmografia universale. Basel : H. Petri, 1558
Topics: Geography, Imprint 1575
Publication statement based on ms. note on fly-leaf
Topic: Brendan, Saint, the Voyager, approximately 483-577
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by Franck, Sebastian, 1499-1542
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Originally published: 1534
Topics: Geography, Imprint 1542
"Bethancor, Lusitani, Christophorus Columbus, Ferdinandus Corthesius, Vascus Nunius, & Verazanius:, v. 1, p. 911, references Christopher Columbus, Hernan Cortes, Núñez de Balboa, and Verrazano
Topics: Columbus, Christopher, Cortés, Hernán, 1485-1547, Balboa, Vasco Núñez de, 1475-1519,...
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by Ross, Alexander, 1591-1654; Varenius, Bernhardus, 1622-1650. Kurtzer Bericht, von mancherley Religionen; Arnold, Christoph, 1627-1685. Anhang etliche alt-sächsische Wochen- und andere teutsche Götzenbilder betreffend; Eisen, Johann Gottfried. fmo RPJCB
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Translation of: Pansebeia or, A view of all religions. London, 1653. This German translation 1st published Heidelberg, 1665
Topics: Anabaptists, Religions, Christian heresies, Imprint 1674
Translation of: Cosmographia. Beschreibung aller Lender. 1544. First published in Latin: 1550
Topics: Geography, Imprint 1572
Translation of: De open-deure tot het verborgen heydendom
Topics: Hinduism, Religions
Attributed to Andreas Müller by Alden
Topics: Dutch War, 1672-1678, Dutch War, 1672-1678, Dutch War, 1672-1678, Imprint 1688
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by Gessner, Conrad, 1516-1565; Simmler, Josias, 1530-1576
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Originally published as: Bibliotheca universalis, Zürich, 1545
Topics: Universal bibliography, Latin literature, Greek literature, Hebrew literature, Bio-bibliography,...
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by Clüver, Philipp, 1580-1622; Buno, Johannes, 1617-1697; Heckel, Johann Friedrich, -1700; Reiske, Johannes, 1641-1701
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Imprint from slip pasted over original imprint on title page
Topics: Geography, Geography, Ancient, Geography, Imprint 1697
In 2 parts having separate pagination and signatures with caption titles: Des Ost-Indischen Lustgartens and Nohtwendiger discurss und eygentliche beschreibung Americæ. These have been bound in different order in some copies
Topic: Discoveries in geography
Signatures: *⁴ A-3D⁶ 3E⁴ (*1 verso, 3E4 blank)
Topics: Natural history, Natural history, Imprint 1635
Publication date assumed to be [1706] because of other two voyages in vol. 17 of Van der Aa's collection
Topics: Discoveries in geography, Imprint 1706
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Everhardi Guerneri Happelii Mundus mirabilis tripartitus, oder, Wunderbare Welt in einer kurtzen Cosmographia : fürgestellet: also, dass der Erste Theil handelt von dem Himmel, beweg-und un beweglichen Sternen, samt ihrem Lauff und Gestalt, Cometen, Jahrs-Eintheilung, Lufft, Meteoris, Meer, und dessen Beschaffenheit, Seen, Insuln, Ebb und Fluth, Strudeln, Schiffen und Schiff-Fahrt, allerhand Fischereyen und Rutzbarkeiten der See, wie auch von einer geographischen Beschreibung der gantzen Erd-Kugel, und eines jeden Landes in sonderheit, nach seinem Lager, Grösse, Temperament, &c. Der andere Theil, von den Menschen und Thieren der Erden, allerhand Dignitäten, Potentaten, Religionen, Estaats-Maximen, Macht, Intraden, Kriegs-Arten, Regiments-Geschichten, Wähl-Ceremonien, Krönungen, Kleidungen, Gebräuchen, hohen Justitz-Kammern, Sprachen, Schreib-Art, Erfindungen, Ritter-und andern Geistlichen Orden durchgehends, etc. Der dritte Theil, von den Universitäten, Seehafen, Bestungen, Residentzien, prächtigen Luft-Häusern, grossen Städten, Antiquitäten, denckwürdigen Ruinen, Land-Strassen, Art zu räisen, Wallfahrten, prächtigen Gräbern, Wüsten, höhesten Bergen, feltzamen Flüffen, Wallersturtzen, Brunnen und Seen, Feuer-Bergen, Bergwercken, Saltz, Mineralien, Edelgesteinen, Gewächen, Spezereyen, eines jeden Landes auss-und eingehenden Waaren, Müntzen, und was sonsten beträchtlich in der Welt vorkommet. Ein Werck, so jederman höchst nutzlich, und von vielen lange Zeit gesuchet Worden, allenthalben mit vielen Kupffern und schönen Figuren aussgezieret, und, wo es nöthing, mit denckwürdigen Exempeln und Discursen erläutert
Everhardi Guerneri Happelii Mundus mirabilis tripartitus, oder, Wunderbare Welt in einer kurtzen Cosmographia : fürgestellet: also, dass der Erste Theil handelt von dem Himmel, beweg-und un beweglichen Sternen, samt ihrem Lauff und Gestalt, Cometen, Jahrs-Eintheilung, Lufft, Meteoris, Meer, und dessen Beschaffenheit, Seen, Insuln, Ebb und Fluth, Strudeln, Schiffen und Schiff-Fahrt, allerhand Fischereyen und Rutzbarkeiten der See, wie auch von einer geographischen Beschreibung der gantzen Erd-Kugel, und eines jeden Landes in sonderheit, nach seinem Lager, Grösse, Temperament, &c. Der andere Theil, von den Menschen und Thieren der Erden, allerhand Dignitäten, Potentaten, Religionen, Estaats-Maximen, Macht, Intraden, Kriegs-Arten, Regiments-Geschichten, Wähl-Ceremonien, Krönungen, Kleidungen, Gebräuchen, hohen Justitz-Kammern, Sprachen, Schreib-Art, Erfindungen, Ritter-und andern Geistlichen Orden durchgehends, etc. Der dritte Theil, von den Universitäten, Seehafen, Bestungen, Residentzien, prächtigen Luft-Häusern, grossen Städten, Antiquitäten, denckwürdigen Ruinen, Land-Strassen, Art zu räisen, Wallfahrten, prächtigen Gräbern, Wüsten, höhesten Bergen, feltzamen Flüffen, Wallersturtzen, Brunnen und Seen, Feuer-Bergen, Bergwercken, Saltz, Mineralien, Edelgesteinen, Gewächen, Spezereyen, eines jeden Landes auss-und eingehenden Waaren, Müntzen, und was sonsten beträchtlich in der Welt vorkommet. Ein Werck, so jederman höchst nutzlich, und von vielen lange Zeit gesuchet Worden, allenthalben mit vielen Kupffern und schönen Figuren aussgezieret, und, wo es nöthing, mit denckwürdigen Exempeln und Discursen erläutert
by Happel, Eberhard Werner, 1647-1690
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Topics: Encyclopedias and dictionaries, German, Cosmography, Geography, Natural history, World history,...
Concerning the author's name, formerly believed to be a pseudonym of J.P. Abelin. Cf. F. Gallati, "Der koniglich schwedische in Teutschland gefuhrte drieg" (Inaug.-diss., Zurich, 1902)
Topics: Columbus, Christopher, Pizarro, Francisco, approximately 1475-1541, Magalhães, Fernão de, -1521,...
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by Theodor de Bry (Firm); Bry, Theodor de, 1528-1598; Bry, Johann Theodor de, 1561-1623; Bry, Johann Israel de, -1611; Arthus, Gotthard, 1568-; Heyns, Zacharias, 1566-1638; Acosta, José de, 1540-1600. Historia natural y moral de las Indias. Latin; Potgieter, Barent Jansz, 1574- Wijdloopigh verhael van tgene de vijf schepen. Latin; Noort, Olivier van, 1558 or 1559-1627. Beschryvinghe vande voyagie om den geheelen werelt cloot. Latin
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Constitutes the ninth part, sole issue of the first Latin edition of Theodor de Bry's Great voyages, printed in fourteen parts, in Latin, German, French, and English, in Frankfurt am Main, Oppenheim, and Hanau from 1590-1644, and the Elenchus, an outline of the thirteen Latin parts, published by Matthias Merian in Frankfurt am Main in 1634
Topics: Weert, Sebald de, Indians of Mexico, Indians of South America, Natural history, Imprint 1602
VVerelt-boek, Spieghel, ende Beelteisse des gheheelen Aerdtbodems / Sebastian Franck. Delft, 1583., cxxxiii, [4] leaves at end
Topics: Geography, Church history, Chronology, Historical, Imprint 1583
Virgules replaced by commas in title page and imprint transcriptions
Topics: Montezuma II, Emperor of Mexico, approximately 1480-1520, Huáscar, Inca, approximately...
Text based on a manuscript of 18 sermons which were delivered during the author's lifetime. Originally a set of four volumes had been planned, but only the text for one volume was ever completed
Topics: Steiner, Johann Conrad, 1707-1762, Judgment Day, Funeral sermons, Germans
Virgules replaced by commas in title page transcription
Topics: Barentsz, Willem, approximately 1550-1597, Voyages and travels, Imprint 1598
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by Franck, Sebastian, 1499-1542
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Place of publication and printer's name from colophon (leaf ccxxxvii verso)
Topics: Geography, Imprint 1534
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by Camers, Joannes, 1447-1546; Cebes, Of Thebes; Vadianus, Joachim, 1484-1551; Agricola, Rudolph, 1490-1521; Solinus, C. Julius, active 3rd century? Polyhistor; Florus, Lucius Annaeus. Epitome rerum Romanarum; Mela, Pomponius. De chorographia
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Colophon reads: Basileae, per Henricvm Petri; mense Augvsto anno M. D. L VIII
Topics: Vespucci, Amerigo, 1451-1512, Geography, Ancient, Imprint 1557
Numerous errors in pagination
Topics: Voyages and travels, Imprint 1563
Title vignette
Topics: Geography, Geography
Author's name from illustrated added title page (p. [4]): Mirabilia seraphica noui, ac veteris orbis ... /Authore & compilatore R.P. Mariano
Topic: Franciscans
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Edited by Freidrich von Gentz
Topic: Imprint 1800
Translation, by Johann Christoph Beer, of: Ars discurrendi de quâlibet materia ad centum fontes reducta, et multis exemplis inculpatè curiosis, lectúque jucundis illustrata. Nuremberg, 1671
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by Vespucci, Amerigo, 1451-1512; Medici, Lorenzo di Pierfrancesco de', 1463-1503
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Latin translation by "iocundus interpres" (i.e. Fra Giovanni Giocondo da Verona) of the Italian manuscript giving Vespucci's account of his third voyage, addressed to Lorenzo de Medici in 1503
Topic: Imprint 1504
Translation of: Cosmographia. Beschreibung aller Lender. 1544. First published in French, 1552
Topics: Geography, Imprint 1568
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Everhardi Guerneri Happelii Mundus mirabilis tripartitus, oder, Wunderbare Welt in einer kurtzen Cosmographia : fürgestellet: also, dass der Erste Theil handelt von dem Himmel, beweg-und un beweglichen Sternen, samt ihrem Lauff und Gestalt, Cometen, Jahrs-Eintheilung, Lufft, Meteoris, Meer, und dessen Beschaffenheit, Seen, Insuln, Ebb und Fluth, Strudeln, Schiffen und Schiff-Fahrt, allerhand Fischereyen und Rutzbarkeiten der See, wie auch von einer geographischen Beschreibung der gantzen Erd-Kugel, und eines jeden Landes in sonderheit, nach seinem Lager, Grösse, Temperament, &c. Der andere Theil, von den Menschen und Thieren der Erden, allerhand Dignitäten, Potentaten, Religionen, Estaats-Maximen, Macht, Intraden, Kriegs-Arten, Regiments-Geschichten, Wähl-Ceremonien, Krönungen, Kleidungen, Gebräuchen, hohen Justitz-Kammern, Sprachen, Schreib-Art, Erfindungen, Ritter-und andern Geistlichen Orden durchgehends, etc. Der dritte Theil, von den Universitäten, Seehafen, Bestungen, Residentzien, prächtigen Luft-Häusern, grossen Städten, Antiquitäten, denckwürdigen Ruinen, Land-Strassen, Art zu räisen, Wallfahrten, prächtigen Gräbern, Wüsten, höhesten Bergen, feltzamen Flüffen, Wallersturtzen, Brunnen und Seen, Feuer-Bergen, Bergwercken, Saltz, Mineralien, Edelgesteinen, Gewächen, Spezereyen, eines jeden Landes auss-und eingehenden Waaren, Müntzen, und was sonsten beträchtlich in der Welt vorkommet. Ein Werck, so jederman höchst nutzlich, und von vielen lange Zeit gesuchet Worden, allenthalben mit vielen Kupffern und schönen Figuren aussgezieret, und, wo es nöthing, mit denckwürdigen Exempeln und Discursen erläutert
Everhardi Guerneri Happelii Mundus mirabilis tripartitus, oder, Wunderbare Welt in einer kurtzen Cosmographia : fürgestellet: also, dass der Erste Theil handelt von dem Himmel, beweg-und un beweglichen Sternen, samt ihrem Lauff und Gestalt, Cometen, Jahrs-Eintheilung, Lufft, Meteoris, Meer, und dessen Beschaffenheit, Seen, Insuln, Ebb und Fluth, Strudeln, Schiffen und Schiff-Fahrt, allerhand Fischereyen und Rutzbarkeiten der See, wie auch von einer geographischen Beschreibung der gantzen Erd-Kugel, und eines jeden Landes in sonderheit, nach seinem Lager, Grösse, Temperament, &c. Der andere Theil, von den Menschen und Thieren der Erden, allerhand Dignitäten, Potentaten, Religionen, Estaats-Maximen, Macht, Intraden, Kriegs-Arten, Regiments-Geschichten, Wähl-Ceremonien, Krönungen, Kleidungen, Gebräuchen, hohen Justitz-Kammern, Sprachen, Schreib-Art, Erfindungen, Ritter-und andern Geistlichen Orden durchgehends, etc. Der dritte Theil, von den Universitäten, Seehafen, Bestungen, Residentzien, prächtigen Luft-Häusern, grossen Städten, Antiquitäten, denckwürdigen Ruinen, Land-Strassen, Art zu räisen, Wallfahrten, prächtigen Gräbern, Wüsten, höhesten Bergen, feltzamen Flüffen, Wallersturtzen, Brunnen und Seen, Feuer-Bergen, Bergwercken, Saltz, Mineralien, Edelgesteinen, Gewächen, Spezereyen, eines jeden Landes auss-und eingehenden Waaren, Müntzen, und was sonsten beträchtlich in der Welt vorkommet. Ein Werck, so jederman höchst nutzlich, und von vielen lange Zeit gesuchet Worden, allenthalben mit vielen Kupffern und schönen Figuren aussgezieret, und, wo es nöthing, mit denckwürdigen Exempeln und Discursen erläutert
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Virgules replaced by commas in title page transcription
Topics: Geography, Geography, Imprint 1698
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Pinax botanonymos polyglottos katholikos, Index nominum plantarum universalis, : diversis terrarum, gentiúmque linguis, quotquot ex auctoribus ad singula plantarum nomina excerpi & juxta seriem A.B.C. collocari potuerunt, ad unum redactus, videlicet: Europaeorum Latinâ sive vetere Romanâ, Graecâ antiquâ, Italicâ cum suis, Hetruriâe, Istriae, Venetorum, Forojuliensium, nec non insularum adjacentum Malthae, Cretae vel Candiae, Lesbi, &c. Dialectis, Hispanicâ, Lusitanicâ & in ea regnorum Cataloniae, Valentiae, &c. Gallicâ vetere & neotericâ cum suis, Burgundiae, Narbonae, Parisiensium, &c. idiomatibus. Anglicâ, Scoticâ & Irlandicâ. it: Danicâ, Germanicâ cum suis, Silesiorum, Marchicorum, Pomeranorum, Borussorum &c. sermonum proprietatibus. Belgicâ cum sua Brabanticâ. Bohemicâ, Polonicâ, Lituanicâ, Vinidicâ, Rutenicâ, Wallachicâ olim Dacicâ, Hungaricâ, Sclavonicâ, Croaticâ. &c. Asiaticorum, Hebraeâ, Chaldaicâ, Syriacâ, Arabicâ, Turcicâ cum sua Tripolitana, &c. Tartaricâ, Persicâ, Malabaricâ, Bramanicâ olim Brachmanicâ, prophetarum, magorúmq[ue], veterum, Zeilanicâ sive Cingalicâ, Javanicâ, Bengalicâ, Sinicâ, Japonicâ, Malaicâ, Coreicâ. &c. Africanorum Aegyptiacâ, Aethiopicâ, Mauritanicâ sive Barbaricâ & Tunensium, cum poenorum antiqua, Canaricâ & Madagascaricâ. Americanorum, Brasilianâ, Virginianâ, Mexicanâ & adjacentium populorum aliorúmq[ue] in insulis, & continente solo, hinc inde habitantium, quorum sermonum nomina non omnibus, sed quibusdam tantùm plantis, quotquot apud auctores reperta fuerunt, sparsim adposita sunt. Characteribus Latinorum, Graecorum & Germanorum maximè per Europam usitatis conscriptus, & ita concinnatus, ut plantarum genera, species, colorum & quarumvis partium differentiae, quotquot erudicti ad hunc usque diem adnotarunt , ordine legitimo inter se collocarenrur: citatis (quod improbum laborem requisivit) classicorum auctorum & eorum, qui in plerisque suprâ laudatis linguis scripserunt, locis genuinis & correctis, ab ipso Hippocrate ad nostri seculi usq[ue] botanicos vel novissimè exortos, desumptis, ut cuilibet in sua lingua evolvendi libros herbarios daretur ansa, si quid circa quamlibet herbam ultrà scire desideret, adeò ut index hic minoris lexici, nunquam non amplificandi, vicem praebeat, sicuti pluribus ex breviloquio ad lectorem constat. In gratiam botanophilorum non tantùm eruditorum, sed etiam hortulanorum illiteratorum, ut nomina plantarum rectè scribere, pronunciare, suis usibus applicare, eoque instar perpetui catalogi frui possent. Accessit in calce indicis pugillus plantarum rariorum cum figuris aliquot aeneis, & brevibus nonnullis descriptionibus, quarum mentio in indice facta. His, ut indicum multitudo evitaretur, intertextus est nonnullarum Brasiliae plantarum indiculus, quarum nomina apud clar: pisonem & alios non extant, cum quibusdam clar: Jac: Breynii rarioribus, quae prodromus ejus fasciculi rariorum plantarum habet, & aliis, partim indice contentis, partim indice absolutô, demum appendicis locô adjectis.
Pinax botanonymos polyglottos katholikos, Index nominum plantarum universalis, : diversis terrarum, gentiúmque linguis, quotquot ex auctoribus ad singula plantarum nomina excerpi & juxta seriem A.B.C. collocari potuerunt, ad unum redactus, videlicet: Europaeorum Latinâ sive vetere Romanâ, Graecâ antiquâ, Italicâ cum suis, Hetruriâe, Istriae, Venetorum, Forojuliensium, nec non insularum adjacentum Malthae, Cretae vel Candiae, Lesbi, &c. Dialectis, Hispanicâ, Lusitanicâ & in ea regnorum Cataloniae, Valentiae, &c. Gallicâ vetere & neotericâ cum suis, Burgundiae, Narbonae, Parisiensium, &c. idiomatibus. Anglicâ, Scoticâ & Irlandicâ. it: Danicâ, Germanicâ cum suis, Silesiorum, Marchicorum, Pomeranorum, Borussorum &c. sermonum proprietatibus. Belgicâ cum sua Brabanticâ. Bohemicâ, Polonicâ, Lituanicâ, Vinidicâ, Rutenicâ, Wallachicâ olim Dacicâ, Hungaricâ, Sclavonicâ, Croaticâ. &c. Asiaticorum, Hebraeâ, Chaldaicâ, Syriacâ, Arabicâ, Turcicâ cum sua Tripolitana, &c. Tartaricâ, Persicâ, Malabaricâ, Bramanicâ olim Brachmanicâ, prophetarum, magorúmq[ue], veterum, Zeilanicâ sive Cingalicâ, Javanicâ, Bengalicâ, Sinicâ, Japonicâ, Malaicâ, Coreicâ. &c. Africanorum Aegyptiacâ, Aethiopicâ, Mauritanicâ sive Barbaricâ & Tunensium, cum poenorum antiqua, Canaricâ & Madagascaricâ. Americanorum, Brasilianâ, Virginianâ, Mexicanâ & adjacentium populorum aliorúmq[ue] in insulis, & continente solo, hinc inde habitantium, quorum sermonum nomina non omnibus, sed quibusdam tantùm plantis, quotquot apud auctores reperta fuerunt, sparsim adposita sunt. Characteribus Latinorum, Graecorum & Germanorum maximè per Europam usitatis conscriptus, & ita concinnatus, ut plantarum genera, species, colorum & quarumvis partium differentiae, quotquot erudicti ad hunc usque diem adnotarunt , ordine legitimo inter se collocarenrur: citatis (quod improbum laborem requisivit) classicorum auctorum & eorum, qui in plerisque suprâ laudatis linguis scripserunt, locis genuinis & correctis, ab ipso Hippocrate ad nostri seculi usq[ue] botanicos vel novissimè exortos, desumptis, ut cuilibet in sua lingua evolvendi libros herbarios daretur ansa, si quid circa quamlibet herbam ultrà scire desideret, adeò ut index hic minoris lexici, nunquam non amplificandi, vicem praebeat, sicuti pluribus ex breviloquio ad lectorem constat. In gratiam botanophilorum non tantùm eruditorum, sed etiam hortulanorum illiteratorum, ut nomina plantarum rectè scribere, pronunciare, suis usibus applicare, eoque instar perpetui catalogi frui possent. Accessit in calce indicis pugillus plantarum rariorum cum figuris aliquot aeneis, & brevibus nonnullis descriptionibus, quarum mentio in indice facta. His, ut indicum multitudo evitaretur, intertextus est nonnullarum Brasiliae plantarum indiculus, quarum nomina apud clar: pisonem & alios non extant, cum quibusdam clar: Jac: Breynii rarioribus, quae prodromus ejus fasciculi rariorum plantarum habet, & aliis, partim indice contentis, partim indice absolutô, demum appendicis locô adjectis.
by Mentzel, Christian, 1622-1701; Breyne, Jakob, 1637-1697. Podromus fasciculi rariorum plantarum. Selections
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Topics: Botany, Botany, Imprint 1682
Translation of: Chroniche de gli ordini instituiti dal Padre S. Francesco, itself a translation of: Primera parte de las chronicas de la orden de los Frayles Menores, itself a translation of: Primera parte das chronicas da ordem dos Frades Menores do seraphico padre sam Francisco. First published in German: Constance, 1604
Topic: Franciscans
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by Surius, Laurentius, 1522-1578; Nauclerus, Joannes, d. 1510. Chronicon
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Originally published as supplement to: Chronicon / Joannes Nauclerus. Cologne, 1564
Topic: History, Modern
First edition published under title: Athanasii Kircheri e Soc. Iesu Itinerarium exstaticum. Rome, 1656-1657. 2 v
Topics: Astronomy, Geology, Natural history
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by Clüver, Philipp, 1580-1622; Buno, Johannes, 1617-1697; Reiske, Johannes, 1641-1701
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Added engraved title page reads: Philippi Cluverii Introductio in omnem geographiam veterem aeq[ue] ac novam multis in locis dudum emendata auctaq[ue] studio et opera Johan Bunonis. Jam vero tabulis novis geographicis ornata nec non additionibus et notis locupletior passimq[ue] correctior in lucem prodiit curante Jo. Reiskio. Cum gratia et privilegio S.C. Majest. Wolffenbüttelae sumtibus haeredum Bunoniarum MDCXCIV
Topics: Geography, Geography, Geography, Ancient, Imprint 1694
Virgules replaced by commas in title page transcription
Topics: Columbus, Christopher, Papacy, Popes, Imprint 1589
This enlarged version, in 20 books, was originally published in Naples in 1589
Topics: Science, Natural history, Aloe, Guaiac, Gums and resins, Botany, Medical, Medicinal plants, Imprint...
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"De America, Spagnolla, Isabella, & alijs insulis ab Hispanis inuentis": p. 116-124, includes information the islands of the West Indies and habits of the native peoples, such as cannibalism, and a mention of Ferdinand Magellan
Topics: Vespucci, Amerigo, 1451-1512, Magalhães, Fernão de, -1521, Cosmography, Geography, Indians of the...
Concerning the author's name, formerly believed to be a pseudonym of J.P. Abelin. Cf. F. Gallati, "Der koniglich schwedische in Teutschland gefuhrte drieg" (Inaug.-diss., Zurich, 1902)
Topics: Columbus, Christopher, Pizarro, Francisco, approximately 1475-1541, Magalhães, Fernão de, -1521,...
First published: Strasbourg, 1525
Topics: Fries, Lorenz, approximately 1490-1531, Geography, Imprint 1525
Ioannis Marianae Hispani e Soc. Iesu Historiae Hispanicae appendix ... Frankfurt, 1606, [4], 346, [6] p. at end of v. 2