Munster's Geographia
1540

  GEOGRAPHIA / VNIVERSALIS, VETVS ET NOVA, / COMPLECTENS / CLAVDII PTO- / LEMAEI ALEXANDRINI ENARRATIO- / NIS LIBROS VIII. / Quorum primus noua translatione Pirckheimheri et / accessione commentarioli illustrior quàm hacte- / nus fuerit, redditus, est. / Reliqui cum græco & aliis uetustis exe[m]plaribus col- / lati, in infinitis ferè locis castigatiores facti sunt. / Addita sunt insuper Scholia, quibus exoleta urbium / montium, fluuiorumq nomina ad nostri seculi mo- / rem exponuntur. / Succedunt tabulæ Ptolemaice, opera Sebastiani Mun / steri nouo paratæ modo. / His adiectæ sunt plurime nouæ tabulæ, moderna[m] or- / bis faciem literis & pictura explicantes, inter quas / quædam antehàc Ptolemæo non fuerunt additæ. / Vltimo annexum est compendium geographice de- / scriptionis, in quo uarij gentium & regionum ri- / tus & mores explicantur. / Prefixus est quoq uniuerso operi index memorabiliu[m] / populorum, ciuitatum, fluuiorum, montium, ter- / rarum, lacuum &c. / BASILIEAE APVD HENRICVM PETRVM / MENSE MARTIO ANNO / [rule] / M.D.XL.
1 '1' [text on reverse] ORBIS / VNIVERSALIS / DESCRI= / ptio, in qua præter Ptolemæi alio- / rumq ueterum Cosmographoru[m] / inuestigationem, Africæ & item In- / diæ extrema littora ...
[cloverleaf pointing right] TYPVS ORBIS VNIVERSALIS [2a, ob - 4a, ob]
261 x 348; with title: 275 x 348
2 '2' [text on reverse] DESCRIP / TIO ORBIS GENERALIS, / ut à Ptolemæo situs eius secu[n]dum lon- / gum & latum est deprehensus. Longi- / tudo tenet duntaxat semicirculum, / hoc est, ... 
[cloverleaf pointing right] TYPVS ORBIS A PTOL>  DESCRIPTVS [2a, ob - 4a, ob]
252 x 338; with title: 263 x 338
3 '3' [text on reverse] HIBERNIA / ET ALBION, EVROPAE TABVLA I. / Continet hæc tabula insulas Brita[n]nicas, nem / pe Hiberniam & Albionem, quam hodie An- / gliam & Scotiam uocant, ...
[cloverleaf pointing right] TABVLA EVROPAE I > [2a, ob - 4a, ob]
262 x 348; with title: 272 x 348
4 '4' [text on reverse] HISPANIA / SECVNDA EVROPAE TABVLA. / Continet hæc tabula totam Hispaniam in tribus pro / uintijs partitam cum insulis sibi adiacentibus. Paralle / lus ...
[cloverleaf pointing right] TABVLA EVROPAE II > [2a, ob - 4a, ob] 
265 x 348; with title: 275 x 348
5 '5' [text on reverse] [cloverleaf pointing right] GALLIA / TERTIA EVROPAE TABVLA, CONTINET GAL / lias in quatuor prouincijs cum insulis sibi adiacentibus. / Parallelus ipsarum ...
[cloverleaf pointing right] TABVLA EVROPAE III > [2a, ob - 4a, ob]
259 x 332; with title: 271 x 332
6 '6' [text on reverse] GERMANI / AM MAGNAM CONTINET HAEC / quarta Europæ tabula, cu[m] insulis sibi adia- / centibus. Parallelus ipsius medius pro- / portionem habet ad meridianum, quam / tria ...
[cloverleaf pointing right] TABVLA EVROPAE IIII > [2a, ob - 4a, ob]
264 x 333; with title: 274 x 333
7 '7' [text on reverse] RHAETIA ET / VINDELICIA, NORICVM, etc. / Complectitur hæc quinta Europæ tabula Rhætiam, Vinde- / liciam, Noricu[m], duas Pa[n]nonias, & totam Illiridem cu[m] insulis / adiacentibus. ...
[cloverleaf pointing right] TABVLA EVROPAE V > [2a, ob - 4a, ob]
257 x 335; with title: 269 x 335
8 '8' [text on reverse] ITALIA ET / CORSICA, sexta Europæ tabula. / Continet hæc tabula Italiam & Cyrnum insulam, / cum insulis Italiæ adiacentibus ...
[cloverleaf pointing right] TABVLA EVROPAE VI > [2a, ob - 4a, ob]
258 x 342; with title: 270 x 342
9 '9' [text on reverse] SARDINIA / ET SICILIA, SEPTIMA EVROPAE / TABVLA. / Continet hæc tabula Sardiniam & Siciliam in- / sulas. Parallelus... omni parte pe= / lago, ab ortu ...
[cloverleaf pointing right] TABVLA EVROPAE VII < [cloverleaf pointing left] [2a, ob - 4a, ob]
254 x 344; with title: 270 x 344

In the text on the reverse, the page number is printed outside the woodblock border; the penultimate line of the text in the central cartouche of the map has 'Thermæ'. 

10 '10' [text on reverse] SARMATI / AM EVROPEAM CONTINET HAEC / octaua tab. & est in eo TAVRICA Cher / sonesus. Parallelus ...
[cloverleaf pointing right] TABVLA EVROPAE VIII > [1a, ob - 5a, ob]
255 x 336; with title: 267 x 336
11 '11' [text on reverse] NONA EVRO / PAE TABVLA continet IAZYGES METANASTAS, DACI= / AM, utranq Mysiam Thraciam & Chersonesum. ...
[cloverleaf pointing right] TABVLA EVROPAE IX > [2a, ob - 4a, ob]
257 x 334; with title: 271 x 334
12 '12' [text on reverse] GRAECIA / Decima & ultima Europæ tabula, continet Macedonia[m], Epi / rum Achaiam & Peloponnesum, insulasq Cretam & Eu- / boeam cum reliquis adiacentibus insulis. ...
[cloverleaf pointing right] TABVLA EVROPAE X > [2a, ob - 4a, ob]
256 x 323; with title: 266 x 323

The text on the reverse is flanked by 2 woodcuts, each surmounted by a cherub.

13 '13' [text on reverse] APHRICAE / TABVLA PRIMA, continet ambas Mauritani- / as, Tingitana[m] & Cæsariensem. Parallelus eius / medius ratione[m] ...
[cloverleaf pointing left] APHRICAE TABVLA I > [2a, ob - 4a, ob]
257 x 332; with title: 269 x 332
14 '14' [text on reverse] SECVNDA / APHRICAE TABVLA, continet Aphricam mi- / norem & insulas quæ circa ipsam sunt. Parallelus / eius medius ...
[cloverleaf pointing right] APHRICAE TABVLA II > [2a, ob - 4a, ob]
256 x 337; with title: 269 x 337
15 '15' [text on reverse] AEGYPTVM / MARMARICAM ET CYRENAICAM, continet hæc ter- / tia Africæ tabula cum adiacentibus insulis. Parallelus eius / medius ...
[cloverleaf pointing right] TABVLA AFRICAE III > [2a, ob - 4a, ob]
257 x 338; with title: 268 x 338
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16 '16' [text on reverse] [cloverleaf pointing right] QVARTA / AFRICAE tabula continet interiorem Libyam & Ae- / thiopiam quæ sub Aegypto est, & eam quæ interius est / cum insulis sibi adiacentibus. ...
[cloverleaf pointing right] TABVLA AFRICAE  IIII > [2a, ob - 4a, ob]
255 x 343; with title: 268 x 343
17 '17' [text on reverse] [cloverleaf pointing right] TABVLA I> / ASIAE. / COntinet hec tabula Pontum & Bithynia[m] / & quæ proprie Asia dicitur, ac Lyciam / & Galatia[m], Pamphiliam item, Cappadocia[m] / & Ciliciam. ... [The 'C' of 'COntinet' is a woodblock capital]
[cloverleaf pointing right] TABVLA ASIAE  I < [2a, ob - 4a, ob]
253 x 343; with title: 267 x 343
18 '18' [text on reverse] ASIAE II< / Tabula, continet Sarmatia[m] Asiaticam. / Parallelus ipsius medius ratione[m] habet / ad ...
[cloverleaf pointing right] TABVLA ASIAE  II < [2a, ob - 4a, ob]
254 x 340; with title: 270 x 340
19 '19' [text on reverse] [cloverleaf pointing right] TERTIA / ASIAE tabula continet Colchidem, Iberiam, Albani- / am & Armenia[m] maiorem. Parallelus ipsius medius ra / tionem ... 
[cloverleaf pointing right] TABVLA ASIAE III< [2a, ob - 4a, ob]
252 x 341; with title: 267 x 341
20 '20' [text on reverse] [cloverleaf pointing right] QVARTA / ASIAE tabula, continet Cyprum, Syriam, Palestina[m], / Arabiam duplicem, Mesopotamia[m] & Babyloniam. Pa / rallelus ...
[cloverleaf pointing right] TABVLA ASIAE IIII< [2a, ob -4a, ob]
255 x 348; with title: 270 x 348
21 '21' [text on reverse] [cloverleaf pointing right] TABVLA V< / ASIAE. / COntinet hæc tabula Assyriam, Susianam, Mediam, Per / sidem, Parthiam & Carmaniam desertam. Parallelus / ipsius ...
[cloverleaf pointing right] TABVLA ASIAE V [2a, ob -4a, ob]
255 x 346; with title: 269 x 346
22 '22' [text on reverse] [cloverleaf pointing right] ARABIAM / Felicem atq. Carmaniam continet hæc VI. Asiæ tabula. Paral / lelus ipsius ...
[cloverleaf pointing right] TABVLA ASIAE VI< [2a, ob -4a, ob]
256 x 245; with title: 270 x 245
23 '23' [text on reverse] [cloverleaf pointing right] SEPTIMA / ASIAE Tabula co[n]tinet Margianam, Bactriana[m], /  Sogdianam, Sacas & Scythiam intra Imau[m] mo[n]tem. An / numerantur ...
[cloverleaf pointing right] TABVLA ASIAE VII< [2a, ob -4a, ob]
254 x 344; with title: 269 x 344
24 '24' [text on reverse] OCTAVA ASIAE Ta- / bula co[n]tinet Scythiam extra Imaum / mo[n]tem & Sericam. Parallelus ipi- / us medius, ...
[cloverleaf pointing right] TABVLA ASIAE VIII< [2a, ob -4a, ob]
255 x 314; B: 255 x 348; with title: 270 x 348
25 '25' [text on reverse] [cloverleaf pointing right] NONA A- / SIAE Tabula continet Ariam, Paropanisadas, / Drangianam, Arachosiam & Gedrosiam. Paralle / lus eius ...
[cloverleaf pointing right] TABVLA ASIAE IX< [2a, ob - 4a, ob]
257 x 332; with title: 269 x 332
26 '26' [text on reverse] [cloverleaf pointing right] ASIAE X. / Tabula continet INDIAM intra Gangem flu. cum adia / centibus sibi insulis. ...
[cloverleaf pointing right] TABVLA ASIAE X< [2a, ob - 4a, ob]
254 x 346; with title: 268 x 346
27 '27' [text on reverse] [cloverleaf pointing right] VNDECI- / MA ASIAE Tabula continet INDIAM extra / Gangem flu. & Sinas. ...
[cloverleaf pointing right] TABVLA ASIAE XI< [2a, ob - 4a, ob]
Inset: 'Habet hæc India tigres, gallos bar / batos, psitacos albos &c' [1a, olb - 1c, olb]
253 x 286; B: 253 x 345; with title: 266 x 345
28 '28' [text on reverse] [cloverleaf pointing right] ASIAE / Tabula XII. continet Taprobanam insu / lam cum cæteris insulis circa ipsam. Paral / lelus ...
[cloverleaf pointing right] TABVLA ASIAE XII< [2a, ob - 4a, ob]
Inset: [Untitled Drawing Of An Elephant] [1a, olb - 1c, olb]
252 x 228; B: 252 x 242; with title: 266 x 342
29 '29' [text on reverse] [cloverleaf pointing right] EVROPA / PRIMA NOVA TABVLA. Hæc una est ex tribus or- / bis partibus, complectitur terra[m] eximie fertilem, ha- / bens ...
E VROPA PRIMA NOVA TABVLA [2a, ob - 4a, ob]
254 x 336; with title: 267 x 336
30 '30' [text on reverse] ANGLICA- / næ insulæ noua descrip- / tio, complectens & HI= / BERNIAE ET SCOTI / AE propinquiores limi- / tes. / Reliquæ quæ hic utraq; insula / obiter dicenda fuerant, inueni= / es in Appendice geographica, / pagina 163.
[cloverleaf pointing right] ANGLIA II>  NOVA TABVLA [2a, ob - 4a, ob]
252 x 342; with title: 267 x 342
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31 '31' [text on reverse] HISPANIA> / HISPANIA VNDIQVE ALLVITVR MARI, / excepto eo latere quo Galliam co[n]tingit, ibi enim altissimis, Py / reneis montibus ...
[cloverleaf pointing right] HISPANIA III>  NOVA TABVLA [2a, ob - 4a, ob]
255 x 342; with title: 268 x 342
32 '32' [text on reverse] [cloverleaf pointing right] GALLIA / GALLIAM SIC DICTAM PVTANT À / Galate rege ...
[cloverleaf pointing right] GALLIA IIII> NOVA TABVLA [2a, ob - 4a, ob]
254 x 344; with title: 268 x 344
33 '33' [text on reverse] HELVETIAE / NOVA DESCRIPTIO. Rhetiam & Heluetia[m] tibi offert hec / tabula ...
HELVETIA PRIMA RHENI ET V> NOVA TABVLA> [2a, ob - 4a, ob]
254 x 341; with title: 267 x 341
34 '34' [text on reverse] [cloverleaf pointing right] GERMANIA> / De Germania clarissima natione & dulcissima patria nostra, multa / hîc ...
[cloverleaf pointing right] GERMANIA, VI>  NOVA TABVLA> [2a, ob - 4a, ob]
255 x 343; with title: 269 x 343
35 '35' [text on reverse] ALSATIA ET BRIS / GOIA> / Alsatia uel secundum alios Elsatia, ab Illa seu Alsa fluuio, ut alij uocant, id / habet nominis ...
[cloverleaf pointing left] ALSATIA ET BRISGOIA II> RHENI ET / VII. NOVA / TABVLA [1a, ob - 5a, ob]
258 x 345; with title: 273 x 345
36 '36' [text on reverse] [cloverleaf pointing right] TERTIA RHENI / TABVLA. / COntinet hæc tabula Marcam Badensem, Vuasgoiam, Vuestricham, / ditionem ... [the  'C' of 'Continet' is a woodblock capital]
[cloverleaf pointing right] TERTIA RHENI NOVA TABVLA [2a, ob - 4a, ob]
258 x 345; with title: 272 x 345
37 '37' [text on reverse] [cloverleaf pointing right] HVNO- / RVM PRAESIDIVM. / LA regio, quam uulgo Hunes- / ruck uoca[n]t, putatur olim fuisse / Hunorum ... [The 'L' of 'LA' is a woodblock capital]
[cloverleaf pointing right] QVARTA RHENI ET IX> NOVA TAB> [2a, ob - 4a, ob]
259 x 350; with title: 273 x 350
38 '38' [text on reverse] BRABANTIA ET / GELDRIA< / Continet tabula ista Brabantiam, cuius termini sunt ab oriente Mosa fluui= / us ...
BRABANTIA V> RHENI ET X< NOVA TABVLA< [2a, ob - 4a, ob]
259 x 342; with title: 273 x 342
39 '39' [text on reverse] SVEVIA ET BAVARIA / Nulla natio in Germania tam diu retinuit nome[n] suum ut Sueui, quippe qui longe / fuerunt ... [catchword] / quen- /
[cloverleaf pointing right] SVEVIA ET BAVARIA XI> NOVA TABVLA> [2a, ob - 4a, ob]
260 x 347; with title: 274 x 347
40 '40' [text on reverse] [cloverleaf pointing right] FRANCONIA> / Hæc & Francia orientalis appellatur, habetq id nominis à Franco Sicam- / brorum ...
[cloverleaf pointing right] FRANCONIA, XII> NOVA TABVLA> [2a, ob - 4a, ob]
260 x 347; with title: 274 x 347
41 '41' [text on reverse] [cloverleaf pointing right] SCHONLANDIA> / Hanc alij uocant, Schondaniam, id est, amoena[m] Daniam, quam Plinius Scan- / diam, ...
[cloverleaf pointing right] SCHONLANDIA XIII NOVA TABVLA [2a, ob - 4a, ob]
258 x 346; with title: 273 x 346
42 '42' [text on reverse] [cloverleaf pointing right] POLONIAE / ET VNGARIAE DESCRIPTIO. Vngariæ regio multo / tempore peregrinarum ...
[cloverleaf pointing right] POLONIA ET VNGARIA, XV> NOVA TABVLA> [2a, ob - 4a, ob]
259 x 347; with title: 273 x 347
43 '43' [text on reverse] ITALIA NOVA. / ESt Italia peninsula, undiq preterquam ubi alpibus iungitur, mari cin / cta ... [The 'E' of 'Est' is a woodblock capital; the 3rd line ends] ... ceu- / ...
[cloverleaf pointing right] ITALIA XIIII> NOVA TABVLA. [2a, ob - 4a, ob]
252 x 335; with title: 268 x 335
44 '44' [text on reverse] TERRA SANCTA / HAec particularis Syriæ prouincia primum Terra Chnaan, deinde ter / ra Israël ... [The 'H' of 'Haec' is a woodblock capital; the 2nd line ends] ... co- / ...
[cloverleaf pointing right] TERRA SANCTA XVI>  NOVA TAB> [2a, ob - 4a, ob]
257 x 345; with title: 271 x 345
45 '45' [text on reverse] [cloverleaf pointing right] NOVARVM INSV- / LARVM DESCRIPTIO. Infinitus ferè est numerus nouaru[m] insularum, que / post annu[m] ...
NOVAE INSVLAE, XVII>  NOVA TABVLA> [2a, ob - 4a, ob]
258 x 345; with title: 270 x 345
46 '46' [text on reverse] [cloverleaf pointing right] AFRICA NOVA / AFrica una ex tribus orbis partibus, latissima est regio multorum regno- / rum ... [The  'A' of 'AFrica' is a woodblock capital]
[cloverleaf pointing right] AFRICA XVIII> NOVA TABVLA [2a, ob - 4a, ob]
257 x 346; with title: 272 x 346
47 '47' [text on reverse] INDIA NOVA> / Nouam India[m] tibi lector in ista tabula exhibemus cum in- / finitis insulis. Dico noua[m], quod longè post Ptolemeu[m] ab Eu- / ropeis ...
[cloverleaf pointing right] INDIA EXTREMA, XIX> NOVA TABVLA> [2a, ob - 4a, ob]
258 x 346; with title: 272 x 346
48 '48' [text on reverse] [cloverleaf pointing right] LACVS CON- / STANTIENSIS. / LAcum Constantiensem cum circu[m]iacente regione nouis ob id accen= / suimus tabulis quod ob sui magnitudinem mare ... [The 'L' of 'Lacus' is a woodblock capital]
[cloverleaf pointing right] LACVS CONSTAN> XX> TAB< NOVA [2a, ob - 4a, ob]
262 x 340; with title: 275 x 340
  [text] . / finis. / BASILEAE APVD HENRICVM PETRVM / Mense Martio AN. M. D. XL  
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