Christophori Cellarii Smalcaldensis, Geographia antiqua iuxta & nova.

Cellarius, Christoph, 1638-1707.
Ienae [i.e. Jena, Germany] : Sumtu Io. Fel. Bielckii, MDCCXVI [1716]
[36], 264, [64], 480, 471-561, [105] p., [13] leaves of plates ([12] folded) : geneal. tables (some folded) ; 15 cm (12mo)
Recognita denuo & ad veterum nouorumque scriptorum fidem, historicorum maxime, idemtidem castigata & quinta editione plurimis locis aucta & immutata.

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Standardized Title:
Nucleus geographiae antiquae et novae
Other Title:
Geographia antiqua
Geographia nova
dou- e-s, E-o. maci (3) 1716 (R)
Geography, Ancient -- Early works to 1800.
Geography -- Early works to 1800.
Place of Publication:
Germany Jena.
Originally published under title: Nucleus geographiae antiquae et novae (Jena, 1676). Cf. NUC pre-1956.
Signatures: pi1 a¹²(-a12) )(⁴ 2)(² A- N¹² O⁸, ²A-2E¹² 2F² (leaf a12=pi1).
Added engraved title leaf (frontispiece).
Woodcut initials, head- and tail-pieces.
In two parts, "Geographia antiqua" and "Geographia nova", each with special dated title leaf and separate signatures and pagination. The title leaf of "Geographia antiqua" is dated 1717.
Special title leaf of "Geographia antiqua" reads: Christophori Cellarii Smalcaldiensis Geographia antiqua ad veterum historiarum, siue a principio rerum ad Constantini Magni tempora deductarum, faciliorem explicationem adparata, & quinto auctus edita. Praemissa est in omnium temporum geographiam breuis introductio. Ienae sumtu Io. Felicis Bielckii MDCCXVII.
Special title leaf of "Geographia nova" reads: Christophori Cellarii Smalcaldiensis Geographia noua, siue hodiernam terrarum orbis faciem clarissime illustrans, ad nostrorum temporum nouissimas historias accommodata & nunc quinta editione prioribus omnibus auctior emendatiorque prodita. Ienae sumtibus Io. Felicis Bielckii, M DCC XVI.
Includes indexes.
Local notes:
RBC copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2016 by William J. Zachs.
RBC copy bound in two volumes (spines damaged).
RBC copy: v. 1 has blue ink stamp ("LIBRARY, BEN DAMPH FOREST. ...") with shelf-mark ("H ... I ... 3 [emended to 33 and repeated in pencil beside stamp]") supplied in ink on front pastedown; v. 2 has the same stamp with shelf-mark ("H ... I ... 34") supplied in ink only on front pastedown.
RBC copy: each vol. has armorial bookplate of the Earls of Lovelace affixed to front pastedown.
RBC copy: each vol. has dated 18th-century autograph ("T. King. Aul: della: 1725") of Thomas King, 5th Baron King (1712-1779) on front free endpaper.
RBC copy: v. 2 has stamp ("Ashley Combe") of the library of Ashley Combe (Porlock, England) on front free endpaper.
RBC copy: v. 2: last two leaves of gatherings B, F, I, K, N, R, S, V and Z unopened at fore-edge; last four leaves of gatherings H, T, X and Y unopened at fore-edge; leaves P11-P12 stuck together.
Penn Provenance:
Zachs, William J. (donor) (RBC copy)
Ben Damph House. Library (stamp) (RBC copy)
Lovelace, Earl of (bookplate) (RBC copy)
King, Thomas King, Baron, 1712-1779 (autograph) (RBC copy)
Ashley Combe (stamp) (RBC copy)
Penn Chronology:
Bielcke, Johann Felix, -1745, publisher.