Joachimus Vadianus Med et poeta.
Engraving with very large margins. 175 x 110mm (7 x 4¼"). With two latin letterpress sheets.
Joachim Vadian, born as Joachim von Watt (1484-1551), Swiss Humanist and scholar. In 1534 his 'Epitome trium terrae partium, Asiae, Africae et Europae compendiariam locorum descriptionem continens', a rare but influential description of the world, contained a world map which was one of the first to show the complete outline of South America.
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