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Gallucci, Giovanni Paolo (1538-1621?)
DELLA FABRICA ET USO DI DIVERSI STROMENTI DI ASTRONOMIA, ET COSMOGRAFIA, OVE SI VEDE LA SOMMA DELLA TEORICA, ET PRATICA DI QUESTE DUE NOBILISSIME SCIENZE. VENICE: ROBERTO MEIETTI, 1598
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2,0003,000
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Gallucci, Giovanni Paolo (1538-1621?)
DELLA FABRICA ET USO DI DIVERSI STROMENTI DI ASTRONOMIA, ET COSMOGRAFIA, OVE SI VEDE LA SOMMA DELLA TEORICA, ET PRATICA DI QUESTE DUE NOBILISSIME SCIENZE. VENICE: ROBERTO MEIETTI, 1598
Estimate
2,0003,000
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Gallucci, Giovanni Paolo (1538-1621?)
DELLA FABRICA ET USO DI DIVERSI STROMENTI DI ASTRONOMIA, ET COSMOGRAFIA, OVE SI VEDE LA SOMMA DELLA TEORICA, ET PRATICA DI QUESTE DUE NOBILISSIME SCIENZE. VENICE: ROBERTO MEIETTI, 1598
FIRST EDITION, second issue, 4to (218 x 160mm.), engraved title-page, woodcut initials and headpieces, woodcut illustrations, folding woodcut plate, Pp1 with a volvelle on each page (both in later facsimile and detached), Qq1 with 4 volvelles, part of caption for woodcut on Nn4v in gutter of Nn1r, part of caption for woodcut on Fff1v in gutter of Fff4r, a page of macaronic verses in manuscript on rear flyleaf, old limp vellum, lacking 2 volvelles, small wormhole in C4 and D4, D1 torn and repaired, quire E slightly browned, X2 slightly soiled, Oo1 with slight loss of caption at fore-edge, lower hinge split, lacking 2 pairs of ties
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Provenance

bought from Bernard Quaritch, London, 1987, Catalogue 1070, item 55

Literature

Tomash & Williams G23; Edit16 20299; Shirley, Mapping of the World 199; USTC 831629

Catalogue Note

Gallucci's encyclopedia of contemporary astronomical and mathematical instruments contains world maps on Oo2-3 which are repeated as the volvelles for Pp1.

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