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Henisch, Georg (1549-1618)
COMMENTARIUS IN SPHAERAM PROCLI DIADOCHI. AUGSBURG: DAVID FRANCK, 1609
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Henisch, Georg (1549-1618)
COMMENTARIUS IN SPHAERAM PROCLI DIADOCHI. AUGSBURG: DAVID FRANCK, 1609
Estimate
3,0004,000
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Henisch, Georg (1549-1618)
COMMENTARIUS IN SPHAERAM PROCLI DIADOCHI. AUGSBURG: DAVID FRANCK, 1609
FIRST EDITION, 4to (193 x 147mm.), text of Proclus in parallel Greek and Latin, woodcut printer's device on title-page, woodcut diagrams, 2 folding letterpress tables (one numbered as p.292), last leaf with errata, contemporary French olive morocco gilt with the arms of Charles de Valois, duc d'Angoulême [Olivier 2600 fers 4 and 7], flat spine gilt with his CC monogram, gilt edges, title-page and following few leaves slightly stained at foot, Vv1-Xx2 shaved at foredge, binding slightly rubbed
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Provenance

Charles de Valois, duc d'Angoulême (1573-1650), arms on binding (his substantial library was bequeathed by his son to the monastery of La Guiche and later dispersed at the Revolution); Reiss & Sohn, Auktion 89, 7 May 2003, lot 1813, €6,300, Erwin Tomash

Literature

Tomash & Williams H103; VD17 23:289511T; Zinner 4231

Catalogue Note

Henisch, a physician in Augsburg, also worked on astronomy and made contributions to the calendar reform of Gregory XIII.

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