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LEOPOLD OF AUSTRIA. COMPILATIO DE ASTRORUM SCIENTIA ... AUGSBURG: E. RATDOLT, 9 JANUARY 1489

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  • Compilatio de astrorum scientia decem continens tractatus. Augsburg: E. Ratdolt, 9 January 1489
4to (210 x 145 mm). 109 leaves; lacking final blank.  41 lines.  Woodcuts throughout of mythological figures and Zodiac signs, many with early hand coloring including large "Sphaera mundi" (a2r), 35 woodcuts in text and 54 half-page diagrams; marginal repair to one leaf, faint stain to upper margin of last quire, marginal notes in a contemporary hand; 19th century crushed morocco, gilt.
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