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Sphaera mundi, sive cosmographia quinque libris

Paris: Michel de Vascosan, 1552

Provenance

Old ownership inscription on title page; Libreria Cecchi, Florence; Leo S. Olschki, Florence, from whom purchased (through Theodor H. Castor & Co., Boston) by MFA, August 7, 1900.

Credit Line

Museum Purchase

1552

Place of Publication

Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Brunet II, 1261; Murray, French, 163 (1551 ed.)

Dimensions

Overall: 24.2 x 17 x 1.7 cm (9 1/2 x 6 11/16 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

BR1067

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 45 woodcuts and diagrams

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books