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Arnaldus de Villa Nova (1240?-1311)
COMPUTUS ECCLESIASTICUS ET ASTRONOMICUS EDITUS A MAGISTRO ARNALDO DE VILLA NOVA NOVITER IMPRESSUM. (VENICE: BERNARDINO VITALI, 17 FEBRUARY 1501)
Estimate
2,0003,000
LOT SOLD. 2,500 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
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Arnaldus de Villa Nova (1240?-1311)
COMPUTUS ECCLESIASTICUS ET ASTRONOMICUS EDITUS A MAGISTRO ARNALDO DE VILLA NOVA NOVITER IMPRESSUM. (VENICE: BERNARDINO VITALI, 17 FEBRUARY 1501)
Estimate
2,0003,000
LOT SOLD. 2,500 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Arnaldus de Villa Nova (1240?-1311)
COMPUTUS ECCLESIASTICUS ET ASTRONOMICUS EDITUS A MAGISTRO ARNALDO DE VILLA NOVA NOVITER IMPRESSUM. (VENICE: BERNARDINO VITALI, 17 FEBRUARY 1501)
4to (194 x 138mm.), 12 ff. (last leaf blank), woodcut printer's device on title-page, woodcut initials, early annotations (trimmed), modern half vellum, library stamp removed from title-page, occasional light foxing
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Provenance

bought from E.K. Schreiber, New York, 1987

Literature

Tomash & Williams A97; Edit16 12938; Palau 365596; USTC 801626

Catalogue Note

RARE. "This is a good example of the works on the ecclesiastical calendar in use in the Middle Ages. It employs only the Roman numerals and gives no treatment of computation" (Smith, p.74).

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