Cosmography in four books : containing the chorography and history of the whole world, and all the principal kingdoms, provinces, seas, and the isles there of / by Peter Heylyn ; with an accurate and an approved index of all the kingdoms, provinces, countries, inhabitants, people, cities, mountains, rivers, seas, islands, forts, bayes, capes, forests, &c. of any remarque in the whole world, much wanted and desired in the former, and now annexed to this last impression, revised and corrected by the author himself immediately before his death.
- Other Title:
- Cosmographie in foure Bookes contayning the chorographie & historie of the whole world
- London : Printed for P.C.T. Passenger at the Three Bibles on London-Bridge, B. Tooke at the Ship in St. Paul's Church-Yard, and T. Sawbridge at the Three Flower de Luces in Little-Britain, 1682.
4 v. in 1 : ill., maps ; 35 cm. (fol.)
- h;k- r-n. i-nt sabr (3) 1682 (R)
- Geography -- Early works to 1800.
World history -- Early works to 1800.
- Place of Publication:
- England London.
- 4 pts. (, 303, ; , 225, ; , 230; , 562 [ie. 162],  p.) : 4 folded maps.
Enlarged from the author's Mikrokosmos (in Greek letters)
Title on added engraved t.p.: "Cosmographie in foure Bookes contayning the chorographie & historie of the whole world" also edition statement : "The 6th edition corrected & inlerged by the author.
Signatures: [pi]2A-6E F6 (-6F6, blank)
"Cosmography. The first book, ... of Italy, the Alpine provinces, France, Spain, and Britain," has separate dated title page, with imprint "printed by T.H. for T. Passinger, B. Took, and T. Sawbridge", on leaf E1r.
"Cosmography, the second book, ... of Belgium, Germany, Denmark, Swethland, Russia, Poland, Hungary, Sclavonia, Dacia, and Greece," has separate dated title page, with imprint "printed by John Richardson, in the year", on leaf A1r, (i.e. 2R1r) and separate pagination; register is continuous.
"Cosmography, the third book, ... of the lesser and greater Asia," has separate dated title page, with imprint "printed in the year", on leaf 3Y3r, and separate pagination; register is continuous.
"Cosmography, the fourth book. Part I. ... of Africa:" has separate dated title page, with imprint "printed for Tho. Passinger, Benj. Tooke, Tho. Sawbridge", on leaf 5E1r, and separate pagination; register is continuous.
"Cosmography, the fourth book. Part II. ... of America," and "An appendix to the former work, ... of Terra Austalis Incognita, or the southern continent·" each have separate dated title page, with imprint "printed in the year", on leaves 5P1r and 6A2r, respectively. Paginatio and register are continuous from the 4th book.
"A table" [i.e. index]: p. - at end.
Title in red & black.
- Penn Provenance:
- Elias, Archibald C. (donor) (RBC copy)
- Penn Chronology:
- Cited in:
- Wing H1696.
- Horace Howard Furness Memorial Library (University of Pennsylvania)
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