Joh. Amos Commenii Orbis sensualium pictus quadrilinguis, hoc est, Omnium fundamentalium in mundo rerum, & in vitâ actionum, pictura & nomenclatura, germanica, latina, italica, et gallica : cum titulorum juxta atq[ue] vocabulorum indice.

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Author / Creator:Comenius, Johann Amos, 1592-1670
Uniform title:Orbis sensualium pictus. Polyglot
Imprint:Noribergæ : Sumtibus Michaelis & Joh. Friderici Endterorum, 1679.
Description:[32], 603, [333] p. : ill., maps ; 18 cm. (8vo)
Format: Print Book
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Other title:Orbis sensualium pictus quadrilinguis.
Omnium fundamentalium in mundo rerum & in vitâ actionum pictura & nomenclatura.
Sichtbare Welt.
Mondo visibile.
Monde visible.
Other authors / contributors:Birken, Sigmund von, 1626-1681
Teppati, B. L. (Biagio Lodovico)
Kreutzberger, Paul, -1660.
Spörl, Jobst, 1583-1665.
Provenance:Former owner's signature on front flyleaf: J Walsh.
Binding: Calf over boards; gilt dentelles; red sprinkled edges; Turkish marbled endpapers. Signs of repair on spine.
Notes:"XCII. Das Papier. Papyrus. La carta. Le papier": p. 354-357.
English, French, German and Latin.
Title on p. [1] (second group): Die sichtbare Welt = Orbis sensualium pictus = Il mondo visibile = Le monde visible.
Dedication in Italian and French (p. [3-9] (1st group)) signed B.L. Teppati.
Signatures: )(-2)(⁸ A-3M⁸ 3N⁴ (3N4 blank).
Illustrations: 158 prints : woodcut ; chiefly image 6 x 8 cm. Comprise t.p. vignette by Paul Kreutzberger, signed with monogram PC, and introductory cut by J. Spörl, both repeated from the 1662 or 1666 issue of this polyglot ed., and 156 cuts by Kreutzberger repeated from the 1658 Latin-German ed. Twenty-four figs. illustrating alphabet of animal sounds printed from 4 blocks; remaining ill. numbered I-CLI (CVII repeated in numbering). One 2-part cut (no. III) printed on inserted leaf (not included in collation) with instructions for mounting on p. 18 as moveable ill.
Includes indexes.
Zíbrt, C. Bib. ceské historie, 20362
Pilz, K. Comenius, 32. Ausg., p. 128-131

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