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Schott, Gaspar (1608-1666)
SCHOLA STEGANOGRAPHICA. NUREMBERG: JOHANN ANDREAS ENDTER & WOLFGANG ENDTER, 1665
LOT SOLD. 625 GBP
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Schott, Gaspar (1608-1666)
SCHOLA STEGANOGRAPHICA. NUREMBERG: JOHANN ANDREAS ENDTER & WOLFGANG ENDTER, 1665
LOT SOLD. 625 GBP
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Schott, Gaspar (1608-1666)
SCHOLA STEGANOGRAPHICA. NUREMBERG: JOHANN ANDREAS ENDTER & WOLFGANG ENDTER, 1665
FIRST EDITION, later issue? (see catalogue note and references), 4to, [32], 346, [10]pp., additional engraved title, title printed in red and black, full-page engraved arms of Ferdinand Maximilian, margrave of Baden-Baden on verso of title-page, 4 folding engraved plates, 6 folding tables, one leaf of "Abacus Numeralis", one engraved illustration, numerous woodcuts and initials, woodcut device on final leaf, errata leaf at end, old vellum, blue edges, lacking half-title and "Ad Bibliopegum" leaf, scattered spotting and repairs
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Provenance

bought from Bernard Quaritch, London, 1984 

Literature

Tomash & Williams S59; Dünnhaupt pp.3820-3821 no. 12.1 (not mentioning 2 additional leaves); VD17 3:006423R (VD17 quotes 2 additional unspecified leaves at end, not present in this copy)

Catalogue Note

Schott's important treatise on cryptography. The index varies slightly from other copies observed.

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