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Publisher: STRADANUS, J.
Title: Nova Reperta.
Published in: Antwerp, 1596
Size: 8.3 x 10.9 inches.
21.0 x 27.7 cm.

Condition: Generally in good condition.
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Title-page from a series of twenty prints illustrating new inventions and discoveries (Nova Reperta) after Jan van der Straet. Lettered on image: 'NOVA REPERTA', on left roundel: 'Christophor Colombus...denominator' and on right roundel: 'Flavius Amalfitanus...inventor'. Lettered in margin below image with the title of each print of the series in Latin, and 'Aloysio Alamannio Florno./ I.Strad. Invent. DD.', lower right of image, 'Ioan. Stradanus invent. / Theodorus Galle excudit Antuerpiae.'

The series was commissioned by the Alamanni family and originally published by Philips Galle. This edition was later published by his son, Theodor Galle. Hollstein states that 10 plates in the series were engraved by Philips Galle, and 10 by Hans Collaert.

From a series composed in 1592, to celebrate the centenary of the discovery of the New World by Columbus, and the following explorations by Vespucci and Magellan.
The engraving is based on a drawing by Johannes Stradanus ( Jan van den Straet) and engraved by Adrian Collaert (Antwerp circa 1560 - 1612).

Other prints from this serie "America Retectio.".
Reference: Bibliography Hollstein 467.

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