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Geographia

Augsburg: Johann Schott, 1520

Provenance

Early ownership inscription dated 1579(?) on title page; Leo S. Olschki, Florence; T.H. Castor & Co., Boston, from whom purchased by MFA, April 12, 1900.

Credit Line

Museum Purchase

1520

Place of Publication

Augsburg, Germany

Catalogue Raisonné

Brunet, IV, 955; Adams P-2220; Schmidt, Shott, 54

Dimensions

Overall: 44.3 x 27.8 x 1.8 cm (17 7/16 x 10 15/16 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

BR1058

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with chiaroscuro woodcut title-page border, woodcut diagrams, and 47 hand-colored woodcut maps

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books