329
329
Köbel, Jacob (c.1462-1533)
ASTROLABII DECLARATIO, EIUSDEMQUE USUS. PARIS: (JEAN LOYS FOR) GUILLAUME RICHARD, 1545
Estimate
1,5002,500
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329
Köbel, Jacob (c.1462-1533)
ASTROLABII DECLARATIO, EIUSDEMQUE USUS. PARIS: (JEAN LOYS FOR) GUILLAUME RICHARD, 1545
Estimate
1,5002,500
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Köbel, Jacob (c.1462-1533)
ASTROLABII DECLARATIO, EIUSDEMQUE USUS. PARIS: (JEAN LOYS FOR) GUILLAUME RICHARD, 1545
8vo (164 x 100mm.), woodcut device on title, woodcut illustrations, last leaf blank, modern boards, modern folding cloth box, single wormhole running throughout, title soiled and slightly frayed at foot, without folding plate
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Provenance

Edward Dimmock, note of presentation to him from John Everard (translator of Hermes Trismegistus), dated 1620, inscription on title; bought from Jeffrey D. Mancevice, Worcester, MA, 1989, Catalogue 10, item 70

Literature

Tomash & Williams K59; Benzing, Köbel, no. 127; BP16 112151; Houzeau & Lancaster 3257; USTC 199732; cf. Instruments in print 19 (1535 edition)

Catalogue Note

A guide to the use of the astrolabe, written to accompany Stoeffler's treatise of 1513, which was printed by Köbel (see lot 620). “Certains exemplaires ont une planche dépliante avec figure de l'astrolabe, récapitulant une partie des figures du texte, augmenté de 3 figures” (BP16).

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