Eighteen maps, chiefly of the whole globe, on various projections by J. P. Fabricius
'Sphæræ, seu Orbis Terræ aliæ atque aliæ uniuersales descriptiones, partim ad Ptolomæi tempora et picturam, partim ad nostri seculi nouam orbis cognitionem depictæ (Norimbergæ) a Iulio Paulo Fabricio Laubensi', eighteen maps, chiefly of the whole globe, on various projections: at fols. 4v, 5r is a Latin dedicatory poem to King Edward VI of England, called the writer's 'dominus et Mecoenas', signed 'J. Paulus Fabricius Norimbergensis.'
- Creation: Written and made about A.D. 1550 by J. P. Fabricius at Nuremberg
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Maps, World b. 1, fols. 1-2]
MS. Maps World b. 1
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 20442
'Sphæræ, seu Orbis Terræ aliæ atque aliæ uniuersales descriptiones
Biographical / Historical
J. P. Fabricius (fl. 1550).
Other Finding Aids
Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. V, no. 30642
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This probably came to the Library in the second quarter of the 18th century.
18 1/4 × 16 1/8 in.
- Eighteen maps, chiefly of the whole globe, on various projections by J. P. Fabricius
- EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
- Language of description
- Script of description