Microcosmus; Mikrocosmos; Cosmographie in Four Books
Date: Microcosmus, 1621; Mikrokosmos, 1625; Cosmographie, 1652 Original Language: English
Heylyn’s compendium of historical geography was popular and earned several reprintings throughout the 17th century. It first appeared in 1621 under the title Microcosmus, or A little description of the great world a treatise historicall, geographicall, politicall, theologicall. This was a quarto edition of 417 pages. An expanded quarto edition of 814 pages a…
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Thorley, David A.,
“ Microcosmus; Mikrocosmos; Cosmographie in Four Books”, in:
Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas.
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