Collection: Osher Book Collection
Title: The History of the World or an Account of Time compiled by the learned Dionsius Petavius, and continued by others to the year of Our Lord, 1659, together with a geographicall description of Europe, Asia, Africa, and America
Alternative Title: Petau Hist. World The history of the world : or an account of time / compiled by the learned Dionsius Petavius, and continued by others to the year of Our Lord, 1659, together with a geographicall description of Europe, Asia, Africa, and America; A new and accurat map of the world
Dimensions: Height: 28
Notes: Includes: "A new and accurat map of the world drawne according to ye truest descriptions, latest discoveries & best observations yet have beene made by English or Strangers." Includes "alphabetical table of all the memorable things contained in this book, of an account of time". Also included is an index table of empires, kingdoms, provinces and commonwealths featured in the history. The map was first published by Robert Walton and then attached to the English translation. According to Shirley all references to Walton are erased. The map usually appears in the third edition. English translation from the Latin. Note: "London: printed by J. Streater, and are to be sold by George Sawbridge at the Bible on Ludgate-Hill, MDCLIX."
Physical Description: 1 book: illustrated, 1 folded map
Accession Number: OS-1659-1
Permanent URL: https://oshermaps.org/map/7377.0001