Munster's Geographia
1542

  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[ue] nomina ad nostri seculi mo- / rem exponuntur. / Succedunt tabulæ Ptolemaicæ, opera Sebastiani Mun- / steri nouo paratæ modo. / His adiectæ sunt plurimæ nouæ tabulæ, moderna[m] or- / bis faciem literis & pictura explicantes, inter quas / quædam antehàc Ptolemæo non fuerunt additæ. / Vltimo annexum est compendium geographicæ de- / scriptionis, in quo uarij gentium & regionum ri- / tus & mores explicantur. / Præfixus est quoq uniuerso operi index memorabiliu[m] / populorum, ciuitatum, fluuiorum, montium, ter- / rarum, lacuum &c. / BASILEAE APVD HENRI- / CVM PETRVM.
1 [1] [text on reverse] ORBIS / VNIVERSALIS / DESCRI= / ptio, in qua præter Ptolemei alio- / rumq ueterum Cosmographoru[m] / inuestigationem, Africæ & item In- / diæ extrema littora ...
[cloverleaf pointing left] TYPVS VNIVERSALIS> [2a, ob - 4a, ob]
 
2 '2' [text on reverse] DESCRIPTIO / Orbis Generalis, ut à Pto / lemeo situs eius secu[n]dum / lo[n]gum ...
[cloverleaf pointing left] TYPVS ORBIS A PTOL>  DESCRIPTVS> [2a, ob - 4a, ob]
 
3 '3' [text on reverse] HIBER / NIA ET ALBION, EVROPAE / Tabula I. Continet hæc tabula insulas Britannicas, nem / pe ... [the 5th line ends] ... adiacen / ...
[cloverleaf pointing left] TABVLA EVROPAE I< [cloverleaf pointing left] [2a, ob - 4a, ob]
 
4 '4' [text on reverse] HISPANIA / SECVNDA EVROPAE TABVLA. / Continet hæc tabula totam Hispaniam in tribus pro / uintijs partitam ...
[cloverleaf pointing left] TABVLA EVROPAE II< [cloverleaf pointing left] [2a, ob - 4a, ob]
 
5 '5' [text on reverse] GALLIA / TERTIA EVROPAE TABVLA, CONTI / net Gallias in quatuor prouincijs cum insulis sibi adiace[n] / tibus ...
[cloverleaf pointing right] TABVLA EVROPAE III > [cloverleaf pointing right] [2a, ob - 4a, ob]
The name 'Tarraconen[sis]', found in the 1540 edition is omitted [1d]
6 '6' [text on reverse] GERMANIAM MAGNAM / continet hæc quarta Europæ tabula, cum in / sulis sibi adiacentibus  ...
[cloverleaf pointing left] TABVLA EVROPAE IIII < [cloverleaf pointing left] [2a, ob - 4a, ob]
 
7 '7' [text on reverse] RHAETIA ET / VINDELICIA, NORICVM, Etc. / Complectitur hæc quinta Europæ tabula Rhætiam, Vindelici / am, Noricum, duas Pannonias, & totam Illiridem cum insulis / adiacentibus. ..
[cloverleaf pointing right] TABVLA EVROPAE V > [cloverleaf pointing right] [2a, ob - 4a, ob]
 
8 '8' [text on reverse] ITALIA ET / CORSICA, sexta Europæ tabula. / Continet hæc tabulam Italiam & Cyrnum insulam, / cum insulis Italiæ adiacentibus. Parallelus ipsius me- / dius, proportionem ... 
[cloverleaf pointing right] TABVLA EVROPAE VI > [cloverleaf pointing right] [2a, ob - 4a, ob]
 
9 '9' [text on reverse] SARDINIA / ET SICILIA, SEPTIMA EVROPAE / TABVLA. / Continet hæc tabula Sardiniam & Siciliam in- / sulas. ... omni parte pe- / lago, ab ortu ...
[cloverleaf pointing right] TABVLA EVROPAE VII < [cloverleaf pointing left] [2a, ob - 4a, ob]
The penultimate line of text in the central cartouche has 'Therme'
10 '10' [text on reverse] SARMATIAM EVROPEAM / continet hæc octaua Tab. & est in ea TAV / RICA Chersonesus. Parallelus ipsius me / dius ...
[cloverleaf pointing right] TABVLA EVROPAE VIII< [cloverleaf pointng right] [1a, ob - 5a, ob]
 
11 '11' [text on reverse] NONA EVRO / PAE TABVLA continet IAZYGES METANASTAS, DA / CIAM, utranq Mysiam, Thraciam & Chersonesum. Paralle / lus ipsius medius ...
[cloverleaf pointing right] TABVLA EVROPAE IX < [cloverleaf pointing right] [2a, ob - 4a, ob]
 
12 '12' [text on reverse] GRAECIA / Decima & ultima Europæ tabula, continet Macedoniam, Epiru[m] / Achaiam, & Peloponnesum, insulasq Cretam & Euboeam cum / reliquis adiacentibus insulis. ...
[cloverleaf pointing right] TABVLA EVROPAE X > [cloverleaf pointing right] [2a, ob - 4a, ob]
The text is surrounded by 4 woodcuts, the upper showing the Pope reclining; the left and right with portraits of astronomers, scientists and so on.
13 '13' [text on reverse] APHRICAE TABVLA PRIMA, / co[n]tinet ambas Mauritanias, Tingitana[m] ET Cæsa= / riensem. Parallelus ...
[cloverleaf pointing right] APHRICAE TABVLA I< [cloverleaf pointing right] [2a, ob - 4a, ob]
 
14 '14' [text on reverse] SECVNDA / APHRICAE TABVLA, continet Aphricam mi- / norem & insulas que circa ipsam sunt. Parallelus / eius ...
[cloverleaf pointing right] APHRICAE TABVLA II< [cloverleaf pointing right] [2a, ob - 4a, ob]
 
15 '15' [text on reverse] [cloverleaf pointing left] AEGYPTVM / MARMARICAM ET CYRENAICAM, continet hæc tertia Afri- / cæ tabula cum adiacentibus insulis. Parallelus ...
[cloverleaf pointing left] TABVLA APHRICAE III< [cloverleaf pointing right] [2a, ob - 4a, ob]
 
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16 '16' [text on reverse] [cloverleaf pointing left] QVARTA [cloverleaf pointing right] / APHRICAE tabula, continet interiore[m] Libyam & Aethiopiam / que sub Aegypto est, & ea[m] que interius est cu[m] insulis sibi adia / centibus. ...
[cloverleaf pointing left] APHRICAE TABVLA II II< [cloverleaf pointing right] [2a, ob - 4a, ob]
  
17 '17' [text on reverse] [cloverleaf pointing left] TABVLA I> ASIAE. / COntinet hæc tabula Pontum & Bithynia[m] / & que 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 < [cloverleaf pointing right] [2a, ob - 4a, ob]
  
18 '18' [text on reverse] ASIAE II. TABVLA, / continet Sarmatia[m] Asiaticam. Parallelus ipsi / us medius rationem habet ad medirianum, / quam ...
[cloverleaf pointing right] TABVLA ASIAE  II> [clverleaf pointing right] [2a, ob - 4a, ob]
  
19 '19' [text on reverse] TERTIA ASIAE / tabula continet Colchidem, Iberiam, Albaniam & Arme- / niam maiorem. Parallelus ipsius ...
[cloverleaf pointing right] TABVLA ASIAE III> [cloverleaf pointing left] [2a, ob - 4a, ob]
  
20 '20' [text on reverse] [cloverleaf pointing right] QVARTA [cloverleaf pointing right] / ASIAE tabula continet Cyprum, Syriam, Palestinam, Arabiam / duplicem, Mesopotamiam & Babyloniam. Parallelus ipsius medius / rationem ...
[cloverleaf pointing right] TABVLA ASIAE IIII> [cloverleaf pointing left] [2a, ob -4a, ob]
 
21 '21' [text on reverse] [cloverleaf pointing right] TABVLA V> / ASIAE / COntinet hæc tabula Assyriam, Susianam, Mediam, /  Persidem, Parthiam & Carmaniam desertam. Pa- / rallelus ...
[cloverleaf pointing right] TABVLA ASIAE V> [cloverleaf pointing right] [2a, ob -4a, ob]
 
22 '22' [text on reverse] [cloverleaf pointing left] ARABIAM FE / licem atq Carmaniam continet hæc VI. Asiæ tabula. Paralle- / lus ..
[cloverleaf pointing left] TABVLA ASIAE VI> [cloverleaf pointing left] [2a, ob - 4a, ob]
 
23 '23' [text on reverse] [cloverleaf pointing left] SEPTIMA / ASIAE Tabula co[n]tinet Margianam, Bactriana[m], / Sogdianam, Sacas & Scythiam intra Imaum mon- / tem. Annumeratur ...
[cloverleaf pointing right] TABVLA ASIAE VII> [cloverleaf pointing left] [2a, ob - 4a, ob]
 
24 '24' [text on reverse] OCTAVA ASIAE TA / bula co[n]tinet Scythiam extra Imau[m] / mo[n]tem & Sericam. Parallelus ipsi= / us medius ...
[cloverleaf pointing right] TABVLA ASIAE VIII> [cloverleaf pointing left] [2a, ob - 4a, ob]
 
25 '25' [text on reverse] [cloverleaf pointing left] NONA A- [cloverleaf pointing right] / SIAE Tabula continet Ariam, Paropanisadas, Drangi / anam, Arachosia[m] & Gedrosiam. Parallelus eius medius ra / tione[m] ...
[cloverleaf pointing left] TABVLA ASIAE IX> [cloverleaf pointing left] [2a, ob - 4a, ob]
 
26 '26' [text on reverse] [cloverleaf pointing left] ASIAE X> / Tabula continet INDIAM intra Gangem flu. cum adia / centibus sibi insulis. Parallelus eius ...
[cloverleaf pointing right] TABVLA ASIAE X> [cloverleaf pointing right] [2a, ob - 4a, ob]
 
27 '27' [text on reverse] [cloverleaf pointing left] VNDECI-  [cloverleaf pointing right] / MA ASIAE Tabula continet INDIAM extra / Gangem flu. & Sinas. Parallelus ...
[cloverleaf pointing left] TABVLA ASIAE XI>  [cloverleaf pointing left] [2a, ob - 4a, ob]
 
28 '28' [text on reverse] [cloverleaf pointing left] ASIAE / Tabula XII. continet Taprobanam insu- / lam cum cæteris insulis circa ipsam. Paral- / lelus eius ...
[cloverleaf pointing right] TABVLA ASIAE XII> [cloverleaf pointing left] [2a, ob - 4a, ob]
 
29 '29' [text on reverse] [cloverleaf pointing left] EVROPA PRI- / MA NOVA TABVLA. Hæc una est ex tribus orbis partibus, co[m] / plectiturq terram eximie fertilem, habens naturalem temperiem, / coelumq ...
EVROPA PRIMA NOVA TABVLA [2a, ob - 4a, ob]
 
30 '30' [text on reverse] ANGLICA- / nae insulæ noua descrip- / tio, complectens & HI= / BERNIAE ET SCOTI= / AE propinquiores limi- / tes. 
[cloverleaf pointing right] ANGLIA II>  NOVA TABVLA [cloverleaf pointing left [2a, ob - 4a, ob]
 
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31 '31' [text on reverse] [cloverleaf pointing right] 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> [cloverleaf pointing right]  [2a, ob - 4a, ob]
 
32 '32' [text on reverse] [cloverleaf pointing right] GALLIA / GALLIAM SIC DICTAM PVTANT A / Galate rege ...
[cloverleaf pointing right] GALLIA IIII> NOVA TABVLA [cloverleaf pointing right] [2a, ob - 4a, ob]
 
33 '33' [text on reverse] HELVETIAE / NOVA DESCRIPTIO. Rhetiam & Heluetia[m] tibi offert haec / tabula ...
[cloverleaf pointing right] HELVETIA PRIMA RHENI ET V> NOVA TABVLA< [2a, ob - 4a, ob]
 
34 '34' [text on reverse] [cloverleaf pointing right] GERMANIA> / De Germania clarissima natione & dulcissima patria nostra, multa / hîc ... [4th line ends] ... Hassi / ...
[cloverleaf pointing right] GERMANIA, VI>  NOVA TABVLA> [cloverleaf pointing right] [2a, ob - 4a, ob]
 
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 ... [3rd line of text ends] ... aquilonare[m] / ...
[cloverleaf pointing left] ALSATIA ET BRISGOIA II> RHENI ET / VII. NOVA / TABVLA [cloverleaf pointing right] [1a, ob - 5a, ob]
 
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; the 3rd line ends] ... impera / ...]
[cloverleaf pointing left] TERTIA RHENI NOVA TABVLA> [compass rose pointring right] [2a, ob - 4a, ob]
 
37 '37' [text on reverse] [cloverleaf pointing right] HVNO- / RVM PRAESIDIVM. / LA regio, quam uulgo Hunes- / ruck uocant, putatur olim fuisse / Hunorum ... [The 'L' of 'LA' is a woodblock capital]
[cloverleaf pointing right] QVARTA RHENI ET IX< NOVA TAB [cloverleaf pointing right] [2a, ob - 4a, ob]
 
38 '38' [text on reverse] BRABANTIA ET / GELDRIA< / Continet tabula ista Brabantiam, cuius termini sunt ab oriente Mosa fluuius / ab occidente ...
[cloverleaf pointing right] BRABANTIA V> RHENI ET X< NOVA TABVLA< [2a, ob - 4a, ob]
 
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]
 
40 '40' [text on reverse] [cloverleaf pointing left] FRANCONIA / Hæc & Francia orientalis appellatur, habetq id nominis à Franco Sicam- / brorum ...
[cloverleaf pointing left] FRANCONIA, XII> NOVA TABVLA> [cloverleaf pointing right] [2a, ob - 4a, ob]
 
41 '41' [text on reverse] [cloverleaf pointing left] SCHONLANDIA> / Hanc alij uocant, Schondaniam, id est, amoena[m] Daniam, quam Plinius Scan / diam, ...
[cloverleaf pointing left] SCHONLANDIA XIII NOVA TABVLA> [cloverleaf pointing right] [2a, ob - 4a, ob]
 
42 '42' [text on reverse] [cloverleaf pointing left] POLONIAE> / ET VNGARIAE DESCRIPTIO. Vngariæ regio multo / tempore peregrinarum ...
[cloverleaf pointing right] POLONIA ET VNGARIA> XV> NOVA TABVLA> [cloverleaf pointing right] [2a, ob - 4a, ob]
 
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]
 
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> [cloverleaf pointing left] [2a, ob - 4a, ob]
 
45 '45' [text on reverse] [cloverleaf pointing right] NOVARVM INSV- / LARVM DESCRIPTIO. Infinitus ferè est numerus nouaru[m] insularum, quae / post annu[m] ...
[cloverleaf pointing left] NOVAE INSVLAE, XVII>  NOVA TABVLA> [2a, ob - 4a, ob]
 
46 '46' [text on reverse] [cloverleaf pointing right] AFRICA NOVA / AFrica una ex tribus orbis partibus, latissima est regio multorum regno / rum ...
[cloverleaf pointing right] AFRICA XVIII> NOVA TABVLA [2a, ob - 4a, ob]
The title of the map is unchanged; there are variations in the panel of text: line 8 commences 'australem' (1540: 'australe[m]'), and the penultimate word of the penultimate line is 'simum' (1540: 'sinu[m]').
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> [cloverleaf pointing right] [2a, ob - 4a, ob]
 
48 '48' [text on reverse] [cloverleaf pointing left] LACVS CON- / STANTIENSIS. / LAcum Constantiensem cum circu[m]iacente regione nouis ob id accen= / suimus tabulis quod ob sui magnitudine[m] mare ... [The 'L' of 'Lacus' is a woodblock capital]
[cloverleaf pointing right] LACVS CONSTANTIENSIS> XX> TAB> NOVA [2a, ob - 4a, ob]
 
  [text] . / finis. / BASILEAE APVD HENRICVM PETRVM / MENSE MARTIO AN. M. D. XLII.  

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