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Secunda etas mundi = Secunda etas mu~di [verso]
- Schedel, Hartmann, 1440-1514
- [Nuremberg : Anton Koberger, 12 July 1493]
- Caption title. Relief shown pictorially. Wood engravings by Michael Wolgemut and Wilhelm Pleydenwurrf. Upper right: "foliũ XIII." From: Liber chronicarum, 12 July 1493. Depicts the pre-Columbus world, based on Ptolemy's Geographia. Jerusalem is at the center of the map; the Indian Ocean is an enclosed area; and Scandinavia, southern Africa and the Far East are not shown. Eastern hemisphere (Known world). Twelve winds, depicted as heads surrounding the map, are named as well as major places. A panel of seven creatures borders the left margin. On verso: three columns of Latin text with the third column bordered by a panel of seven creatures on either side; upper right: "folium XII."
- World maps—Early works to 1800, Chronology, Historical—Maps—Early works to 1800, Incunabula—Specimens—Maps, and World maps—1493
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