Lot 176
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FINE, PROTOMATHESIS, PARIS, 1532, CONTEMPORARY VELLUM

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7,000 - 9,000 GBP
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  • Protomathesis: opus varium, ac scitu non minus utile quàm iucundum, nunc primùm in lucem foeliciter emissum. Cuius index universalis, in versa pagina continetur. Paris: Gérard Morrhy & Jean Pierre, 1532
FIRST EDITION, folio (338 x 240mm.), title within woodcut architectural border, dedication within woodcut border and with woodcut initial, large woodcut illustration of an armillary sphere on AA8v and O1v, full-page cut of a water-clock on X1v and Cc5v, smaller woodcut diagrams, large and small initials, contemporary vellum, title trimmed at head, some slight dampstaining, binding rebacked
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