555
555
Regiomontanus, Johannes (1436-1476)
IN LAUDEM OPERIS CALENDARII A JOANNE DE MONTEREGIO GERMANORUM DECORIS NOSTRE ETATIS ASTRONOMORUM PRINCIPIS EDITI JACOBO SENTINI RICINENSIS CARMINA. VENICE: PETER LIECHTENSTEIN, 1514
Estimate
4,0006,000
LOT SOLD. 15,000 GBP
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555
Regiomontanus, Johannes (1436-1476)
IN LAUDEM OPERIS CALENDARII A JOANNE DE MONTEREGIO GERMANORUM DECORIS NOSTRE ETATIS ASTRONOMORUM PRINCIPIS EDITI JACOBO SENTINI RICINENSIS CARMINA. VENICE: PETER LIECHTENSTEIN, 1514
Estimate
4,0006,000
LOT SOLD. 15,000 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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Regiomontanus, Johannes (1436-1476)
IN LAUDEM OPERIS CALENDARII A JOANNE DE MONTEREGIO GERMANORUM DECORIS NOSTRE ETATIS ASTRONOMORUM PRINCIPIS EDITI JACOBO SENTINI RICINENSIS CARMINA. VENICE: PETER LIECHTENSTEIN, 1514
FIRST EDITION, 8vo (217 x 158mm.), title and tables printed in red and black, some initials printed in red, woodcut diagrams, two full-page diagrams, one with volvelles, one with an articulated brass pointer, a few early manuscript annotations, later boards, a few worm-holes in the printed area, some restoration, possibly in facsimile, around the brass pointer, the two full-page diagrams on hinges
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Provenance

Harrison D. Horblit (1912-1988), book label; bought from Thomas Scheler, Paris, 1987, Catalogue 12: Précurseurs et novateurs: Mathématiques, item 423

Literature

Tomash & Williams R57; Edit16 75743 (Biblioteca Palatina, Parma, only); USTC 763802 (locates three more copies)

Catalogue Note

A beautifully produced edition of Regiomontanus’s calendar.

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