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Sphaera mundi (Sphere of the World)

Venice: [Bonetus Locatellus] for Octavianus Scotus, 4 October 1490


Leo S. Olschki, Venice; Theodore H. Castor & Co., Boston, from whom purchased by MFA January 15, 1900

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection, by exchange


Place of Publication

Venice, Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

Goff J-409; Essling 261; Sander 6664; BMC V 438


Overall: 20.5 x 16 x 1 cm (8 1/16 x 6 5/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with one full-page woodcut and numerous woodcut diagrams, some color-printed


Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books