Turning the Book Wheel
A tumblr of semi-random stuff from the stacks of the Smithsonian Libraries
29 of January, 2013

from the first edition of Peter Apianus’ Cosmographicus liber (1524) a volvelle or movable diagram showing a map of the world including America!

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Tags:  #movable books  #mathematics  #astronomy  #cartography  #rare books  #early printed books

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