2 works in one volume, 4to (215 x 155mm.), woodcut illustrations in both works, some full-page, a few woodcut diagrams, first work with final blank leaf, eighteenth-century calf, spine gilt, title of first work somewhat soiled, a few small stains in second work, binding slightly worn (including partial loss of label)
The second work, a translation by Oronce Fine himself of one chapter of his Protomathesis (1532), is in its first edition. The translation had been made by Fine in 1538 for presentation to François II, but was not printed during his lifetime (the autograph manuscript, written on vellum with coloured drawings, is Paris, BnF Français 1334; see H&P 85).
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