Lot 223
  • 223

WITELO, PERI OPTIKES, NUREMBERG, 1535, CONTEMPORARY NAMED CALF

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60,000 - 80,000 GBP
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  • Περι οπτικης, id est de natura, ratione, & proiectione radiorum visus, luminum, colorum atque formarum, quam vulgo Perspectivam vocant, libri X. Nuremberg: Petrus Apianus, 1535
folio (313 x 202mm.), title printed in red and black, woodcut illustration on title-page, full-page woodcut armorial, woodcut initials and diagrams, with final blank leaf, contemporary blind-tooled calf, roll-tooled border with initials WL, PERSPECTIVA VITELLION stamped at head of upper cover, manuscript fragment in binding (possibly thirteenth-century), rebacked and repaired at edges
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