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Insulae Melitae descriptio / ex Commentariis rerum quotidianarum F. Joan. Quintini hedui ad sophum.

Author: Quintin, Jean, 1500-1561.
Contributor(s): Gryphius, Sebastianus 1493-1556 [printer].
Production / publication: Lugduni : Apud S. Gryphium, 1536Description: 24 unnumbered pages : map ; 21 cm (4to).General note: Signatures: A⁴-C³ Printer's device on title page. Bound with 90 blank pages. Ownership note: Inscribed inside back cover: "Dupont £30-0-0".Binding note: Red morrocco with gilt spine title.Other title: Insulae Melitae descriptio.Subject(s): Malta -- Description and travel
Hellwald, F.G. Bibliographie méthodique de l'Ordre Souv. de St Jean de Jérusalem, page 283.
Summary: Th earliest printed description of the island of Malta written by Jean Quentin, a French Knight of the Order of St. John of Jerusalem, who travelled to Malta in 1530 and stayed on the island until 1536.
List(s) this item appears in: The islands of Malta, Gozo and Rhodes
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