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Printed 1569: The Great Late Medieval Work Of Astronomy- A Rare Ed. For Sale
PRINTED 1569: THE GREAT LATE MEDIEVAL WORK OF ASTRONOMY HANDSOMELY ILLUSTRATED WITH WOODCUTS INCLUDING A MAP OF THE WORLD Pg. 164-5 WITH AN UNCUT VOLVELLE The Book: Sacrobosco, Johannes, Sphaera Ioannis de Sacro Bosco, emendata : Eliae Vineti Santonis scholia in eandem Sphaeram, ab ipso authore restituta : Adiunximus huic libro compendium in Sphaeram, per Pierium Valerianum Bellunensem & Petri Nonij Salaciensis demonstrationem eorum : quae in extremo capite de climatibus Sacroboscius scribit de inaequali climatum latitudine : eodem Vineto interprete. Venice: Apud Hieronymum Scotum, 1569. Includes also: Elias Vinetvs De Ioan. de Sacro Bosco (p. 3-4); Expositio XXII ex libro tertio Epitomae Ioannis de Regio Monte in Almagestum Ptolemei (p. 92-93); Ex Alfraganvs De ortu & occasu planetarum ... (p. 94-96); De ortv poetico ... incerto auctore (p. 97-121); De eclipsibus ex Proclo (p. 161-168).Title vignette (printer's device). Headpieces and initials. Small 8vo., 15 cm.,167 of 168 p. lacking A1 t.p., handsomely illustrated; internally, some toning and light dampstaining. 19th century Italian marbled boards and vellum spine, notes to renewed paste-downs and blanks. The Woodcut on pg. 164-5 is an uncut volvelle, i.e. intended to be cut and used. A VERY UNCOMMON EDITION.
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Printed 1569: The Great Late Medieval Work Of Astronomy- A Rare Ed.: $351