The World Encompassed, 65), an early state as summarily described by Shirley (67). Adams G-1337; Alden 537/14; Burmeister 62; Sabin 34103. SAXO GRAMMATICUS: woodcut printer's device on title and verso of last leaf, woodcut and metalcut initials, opening text page (a1) with metalcut four-part page border by Jacob Faber after Hans Holbein the Younger (Hollstein XIVa:51a). Adams S-531. The principal source for Shakespeare's Hamlet. One of the earliest collections of voyages, compiled by Johann Huttich, with a preface by Simon Grynaeus (to whom the work is sometimes erroneously attributed), containing the voyages of Columbus, Cadomosto, Vespucci, Cabral, and part of the Fourth Decade of Peter Martyr, as well as additional non-American voyages. The map, showing the Americas as two separate continents separated by a strait, the northernmost an elongated island labeled "Terra de Cuba", is "geographically... quite antiquated and was probably prepared prior to 1532 [date of the first edition] based partly on the world configuration depicted in the Schöner globes, or on Apian's map of 1520" (Shirley). Provenance: Early inscriptions on title-page: "Ex bibliotheca Fran. Raufferi(?)" (crossed out) -- "Ex libris Principissae Piccoliminiae Bibliothecae Slacoveriensis Scholarum Piarum" a few early marginalia. " /> [HUTTICH, JOHANN]. Novus orbis Regionum ac Insularum veteribus incognitarum una cum tabula cosmographica. Basel: Johannes Hervagen 1537 (colophon dated 1536). [<I>Bound with</I>:] SAXO GRAMMATICUS. Danorum historiae libri XVI...Des. Erasmi Roterodami de Saxone censura. Basel: Johannes Bebel 1534. <I>2 vols. in one, folio, 303 x 195 mm. (11 15/16 x 7¾ in.), contemporary blind-tooled quarter pigskin over beech boards, original brass catches, one brass and leather clasp remaining, original leather index tabs, title lettered on fore-edge, vellum spine linings from a 12th-century missal with neumes (front) and from a 14th-century theological(?) text, occasional dampstaining to fore-margins, world map detached, torn and repaired at folds, small hole at center with loss, borders shaved, 2 small stains, minor creasing</I>. HUTTICH: Third edition, 2 text woodcuts, woodcut and metalcut initials, printer's woodcut devices on title and verso of last leaf, double-sheet folding woodcut world map by Sebastian Münster, border vignettes attributed to Hans Holbein the Younger. "From an artistic point of view... one of the most interesting of the many world maps turned out in the sixteenth century" (<I>The World Encompassed</I>, 65), an early state as summarily described by Shirley (67). Adams G-1337; Alden 537/14; Burmeister 62; Sabin 34103. SAXO GRAMMATICUS: woodcut printer's device on title and verso of last leaf, woodcut and metalcut initials, opening text page (a1) with metalcut four-part page border by Jacob Faber after Hans Holbein the Younger (Hollstein XIVa:51a). Adams S-531. The principal source for Shakespeare's <I>Hamlet</I>. One of the earliest collections of voyages, compiled by Johann Huttich, with a preface by Simon Grynaeus (to whom the work is sometimes erroneously attributed), containing the voyages of Columbus, Cadomosto, Vespucci, Cabral, and part of the Fourth Decade of Peter Martyr, as well as additional non-American voyages. The map, showing the Americas as two separate continents separated by a strait, the northernmost an elongated island labeled "Terra de Cuba", is "geographically... quite antiquated and was probably prepared prior to 1532 [date of the first edition] based partly on the world configuration depicted in the Schöner globes, or on Apian's map of 1520" (Shirley). <I>Provenance</I>: Early inscriptions on title-page: "Ex bibliotheca Fran. Raufferi(?)" (crossed out) -- "Ex libris Principissae Piccoliminiae Bibliothecae Slacoveriensis Scholarum Piarum" a few early marginalia. | Christie's