Lot 101
  • 101

CAPRA, USUS ET FABRICA CIRCINI, PADUA, 1607, OLD LIMP VELLUM

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30,000 - 40,000 GBP
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50,000 GBP
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  • Usus et fabrica circini cuiusdam proportionis, per quem omnia fere tum Euclidis, tum Mathematicorum omnium problemata facili negotio resoluuntur. Padua: Pietro Paolo Tozzi, 1607
4to (193 x 137mm.), engraving of a sector on title-page, woodcut initials, head- and tailpieces, woodcut diagrams, old limp vellum, modern cloth folding box, title-page repaired at foot affecting the edges of the engraving and the imprint, A2-3 repaired at foot slightly affecting text, last 2 leaves repaired at lower corner, binding slightly soiled and repaired, new pastedowns
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