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Bod-Inc: M-177

Mela, Pomponius

Cosmographia, sive De situ orbis.


Analysis of Content

a1r Mela, Pomponius: Cosmographia, sive De situ orbis. See M‑175.


Imprint: Venice: Bernard Maler (Pictor), Erhard Ratdolt, Peter Löslein, 1478. 4°.


Collation: a–f8.

Illustrations: Woodcut border and initials.


ISTC: im00449000

Hain: HC *11016;

Goff: Goff M‑449;

BMC: BMC V 245;

Proctor: Pr 4373;

Others: BSB‑Ink P‑685; CIBN M‑281; Essling 273; Hillard 1368; Oates 1744; Redgrave 11; Sander 4484; Sheppard 3539. Microfiche: Unit 3: Image of the World: Geography and Cosmography.

LCN: 14453891


Copy number: M-177(1)

Binding: Eighteenth-century mottled calf, the spine gold-tooled; sprinkled red-edged leaves; the gold stamp of the Bodleian Library on both covers.

Size: 205 × 147 × 14 mm.

Size of leaf: 200 × 139 mm.

Occasional marginal notes, mainly correcting the text, in an early hand.

Provenance: Purchased in Dec. 1818 for £0. 4. 6; see Books Purchased (1819), 5, and note on the front pastedown.

SHELFMARK: Auct. N 5.12.

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