6171. Cluver's Introductionis in universam geographiam

ELZEVIR. CLUVER (CLUVERIUS, KLÜWER), PHILIPP. Introductionis in universam geographiam, tam veterum, quàm novam, libri VI... cui adjuncta est Danielis Heinsi Oratio in obitum eiusdem Philippi Cluveri. Lugduni Batavorum (ex officinâ Elzeviriana) 1624.

Small 4:o (about 196x155 mm.). (16), 1-245, (19) pp. Title with woodcut printer's device, 3 engraved diagrams (on pp. 16, 17, & 18), woodcut initials.
Contemporary vellum, worn, corners of covers defective, blank spine. Some minor marginal tears. Old annotation in black and red on p. 186, with offsetting to p. 187.

Löwendahl: China illustrata nova. Supplement, 1561; Willems 220; Berghman (1911), 1454.
First edition, posthumously published and edited by Josephus Vorstius. This edition without maps. 'Asia' is described on pp. 180-221.

From the library of Swedish antiquarian bookdealer Björn Löwendahl (1941-2013).