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Arab astronomy--Assemani, Simone.
GLOBUS CAELESTIS CUFICO-ARABICUS VELITERNI MUSEI BORGIANI. PADUA: SEMINARY PRESS, 1790
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Arab astronomy--Assemani, Simone.
GLOBUS CAELESTIS CUFICO-ARABICUS VELITERNI MUSEI BORGIANI. PADUA: SEMINARY PRESS, 1790
Estimate
2,0003,000
JUMP TO LOT

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Arab astronomy--Assemani, Simone.
GLOBUS CAELESTIS CUFICO-ARABICUS VELITERNI MUSEI BORGIANI. PADUA: SEMINARY PRESS, 1790
First edition, 4to (286 x 204mm.), text in Arabic and Latin, 3 engraved folding plates, contemporary calf-backed boards, [not found in Houzeau & Lancaster], a few creases to corners where pages have been turned over, binding somewhat rubbed, bumped and marked
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Assemani, Globus caelestis cufico-arabicus Veliterni Musei Borgiani, 1790

Provenance

"Jos. Reggi ex dono E.mi Card. Borgiae", inscription on endleaf (probably Giuseppe Antonio Reggi, prefect of the Vatican Library)

Catalogue Note

This work by Assemani describes a celestial globe with Cufic lettering in the Borgia Museum at Velletri, with a dissertation on the astronomy of the Arabs.

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