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Bound volume containing Indiae Orientalis, etc.

  • Object:

    Book

  • Place of origin:

    Frankfurt (published)

  • Date:

    1598-1601 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Bry, Johann Theodor de, born 1561 - died 1623 (publisher)
    de Bry, Johann Israel , born 1565 - died 1609 (publisher)
    Linschoten, Jan Huyghen van, born 1563 - died 1633 (author)
    Pigafetta, Filippo, born 1533 - died 1604 (author)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Half leather hollow back with cloth sides, marble made endpapers, machine made endbands

  • Museum number:

    38041800163404

  • Gallery location:

    Medieval & Renaissance, Room 63, The Edwin and Susan Davies Gallery, case 1

Physical description

Bound book containing:

1. Vera descriptio regni africani..., Frankfurt: Wolfgang Richter for Johann Theodor de Bry and Johann Israel de Bry, 1598.
2. II. Pars Indiae Orientalis…, by Jan Huygen van Linschoten, Frankfurt: Wolfgang Richter for Johann Theodor de Bry and Johann Israel de Bry, 1599.
3. Tertia Pars Indiae Orientalis, by Jan Huygen van Linschoten, Frankfurt: Matthaeus Becker for Johann Theodor de Bry and Johann Israel de Bry, 1601.
4. Quarta pars Indiae Orientalis, by Jan Huygen van Linschoten, Frankfurt: Matthaeus Becker for Johann Theodor de Bry and Johann Israel de Bry, 1601.

Place of Origin

Frankfurt (published)

Date

1598-1601 (published)

Artist/maker

Bry, Johann Theodor de, born 1561 - died 1623 (publisher)
de Bry, Johann Israel , born 1565 - died 1609 (publisher)
Linschoten, Jan Huyghen van, born 1563 - died 1633 (author)
Pigafetta, Filippo, born 1533 - died 1604 (author)

Materials and Techniques

Half leather hollow back with cloth sides, marble made endpapers, machine made endbands

Dimensions

Height: 178 mm Binding closed, Width: 125 mm closed, Depth: 30 mm closed

Object history note

All parts seem to have been accessioned on 9 April 1877. Bound by the Stationery Office on 8 August 1917.

Descriptive line

Bound volume containing parts I-IV, Vera descriptio regni africani, by Philippus Pigafetta; II. Pars Indiae Orientalis, by Jan Huygen van Linschoten, etc., Frankfurt: Wolfgang Richter and Matthaeus Becker for Johann Theodor de Bry and Johann Israel de Bry, 1598-1601.

Materials

Paper; Leather; Pasteboards

Techniques

Printing; Engraving

Categories

National Art Library; Books; Tourism & Travel

Collection

National Art Library

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