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Dell' arcano del mare

Dudley, Robert (Map - 1646-1647 - Italian)
Dell' arcano del mare

Item Details

Authors: Dudley, Robert, Sir, 1574-1649
Title: Dell' arcano del mare
Publisher: In Firenze : Nella stamperia di Francesco Onofri., 1646[-1647]
Characteristics: 3 v. : ill., maps ; 56 cm. or smaller
Notes: Book 6: Lacking map [101] Carta particolare della Virginia vecchia é nuoua. BRL
Book 5: Plates numbered differently than described in Phillips: Numbered consecutively 1-117. Multiple plates for some numbers: 10 (8 plates); 13 (12 plates); 49 (3 plates); 27, 33, 34, 44, 78, 84, 115 (2 plates). BRL
Book 5: Parts detached from volvelles on plates 6, 7, 24, 27, 52, 85, 87, 92, 104, 111, 116. Lacking Tavola dell' autore. BRL
Book 4: Lacking plate 1. BRL
Book 3: Lacking extra pages after p. 46. Letterpress slips with battle formations inserted, 2 leaves each after p. 11 and p. 48. BRL
Book 2: Lacking map [10] Carta seconda generale del' America. BRL
Book 1: Plate numbers on 1 and 2 pasted over. Plates 8 and 8[b] bound after 26. Plates 10 and 11 reversed in order. Plate 12 bound upside down. Lacking plates 25, 27, and an unnumbered plate with text on verso. BRL
Engraved facsimile of the ms. patent from Ferdinand II (grand duke of Tuscany) confirming Dudley as Duke of Northumberland inserted after t.p. in v. 1
Head- and tail-pieces, historiated initials
Engravings by Antonio Francisco Lucini include title vignettes, maps, portolan charts and ill. of navigational instruments. There are numerous volvelles and other movable parts
Pagination: [4], 8, [2], 9-10, [2], 11-14, [2], 15-26, [6], 27-56 p., [31] leaves of plates; 76, [2] p., [41] leaves of plates; [4], 48, [4], 49-55, [1] p., [8] leaves of plates; 36, [2] p., [24] leaves of plates; [2], 26, [2], 27-36, [2] p. [92] leaves of plates; [2], 60, [2] p., [131?] leaves of plates
Signatures: pi² A-B² chi1 C² (C1+2chi1) D²(D1+3chi1) E-F² G²(G1+4chi²+5chi1) H-O²; A-T² chi1; pi² A-M² chi² N-O²; A-I² chi1; pi1 A-N¹ chi1 O-S¹ 2chi1; ..
6 books in 3 v. of 2 books each. Each v. has own t.p., that of v. 3 with date 1647. Vol. 1 and 2 have half-titles. Each of 6 books beginning new pagination and register, but are consecutively numbered
Local Note: Norman B. Leventhal Map Center copy previously under call number: Atlas 800.1646
Boston Public Library copy bound as: v.1, books 1-4; v. 2, book 5; v. 3, book 6
Additional Contributors: Onofri, Francesco - fl. 1631-1679
Lucini, Antonio Francisco - b. 1605,
Branch Call Number: G1059 .D84 1647
Statement of Responsibility: di D. Ruberto Dudleo duca di Nortumbria, e conte di VVaruich. Libri sei ; ... Al serenissimo Ferdinando secondo gran duca di Toscana suo signore
Indexed In: Phillips, 457
Subject Headings: Ocean Maps Early works to 1800 Shipbuilding Early works to 1800 Longitude Early works to 1800 Navigation Early works to 1800 Naval art and science Early works to 1800
Genre/Form: Movable books
Topical Term: Ocean
Naval art and science
Hierarchical Place Name: Italy Florence
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