A briefe description of vniuersal mappes and cardes, and of their vse : and also the vse of Ptholemey his tables : necessarie for those that delight in reading of histories, and also for traueilers by land or sea / newly set foorth by Thomas Blundeuille, of Newton Flotman in the countie of Norffolke, Gent.
|Main Author:||Blundeville, Thomas, active 1561.|
|Related Names:||Greenhill, Elizabeth 1907-2006, binder., Cadman, Thomas active 1574-1589, bookseller., Ward, Roger -1597?, printer.|
London : Printed by Roger Ward, for Thomas Cadman, anno 1589.
Geography > Early works to 1800.
Navigation > Early works to 1800.
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Marginalia (Provenance) > England > 16th century.
Signed bindings (Binding) > England > London > 20th century.
Morocco bindings (Binding) > England > London > 20th century.
Bound in full red morocco with gilt fillets; signed in gold on lower inside rear board: Elizabeth Greenhill.
Copious marginalia in a contemporary hand; manuscript index on folded leaf bound in at end.
Pages trimmed, affecting running heads and some first lines of text.
Imperfect: Lacking folded leaf of plates.
Title vignette; head- and tail-pieces; initials; printed marginal notes.
Last page is blank.
Signatures: A-E⁴ F².
IU copy has variant title-page: without "Gent." at end of statement of responsibility.
 p.,  folded leaf of plates :
ill., charts ;
19 cm (4to)
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