664
664
Theodosius of Bithynia
SPHAERICORUM LIBRI III. A CHRISTOPHORO CLAUIO BAMBERGENSI SOCIETATIS IESU PERSPICUIS DEMONSTRATIONIBUS, AC SCHOLIJS ILLUSTRATI. ITEM EIUSDEM CHRISTOPHORI CLAUII SINUS, LINEAE TANGENTES, ET SECANTES, TRIANGULA RECTILINEA, ATQUE SPHAERICA. ROME: DOMENICO BASA, 1586
Estimate
1,5002,000
LOT SOLD. 2,750 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
664
Theodosius of Bithynia
SPHAERICORUM LIBRI III. A CHRISTOPHORO CLAUIO BAMBERGENSI SOCIETATIS IESU PERSPICUIS DEMONSTRATIONIBUS, AC SCHOLIJS ILLUSTRATI. ITEM EIUSDEM CHRISTOPHORI CLAUII SINUS, LINEAE TANGENTES, ET SECANTES, TRIANGULA RECTILINEA, ATQUE SPHAERICA. ROME: DOMENICO BASA, 1586
Estimate
1,5002,000
LOT SOLD. 2,750 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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Theodosius of Bithynia
SPHAERICORUM LIBRI III. A CHRISTOPHORO CLAUIO BAMBERGENSI SOCIETATIS IESU PERSPICUIS DEMONSTRATIONIBUS, AC SCHOLIJS ILLUSTRATI. ITEM EIUSDEM CHRISTOPHORI CLAUII SINUS, LINEAE TANGENTES, ET SECANTES, TRIANGULA RECTILINEA, ATQUE SPHAERICA. ROME: DOMENICO BASA, 1586
4to (207 x 152mm.), woodcut device on title, diagrams in the text, contemporary calf, silk ties, binding refurbished and repaired
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Provenance

Henry Gellibrand (1597-1637), ownership inscription, 9 April 1627; John Leveson Gower 5th Bt (1675-1709), Trentham, engraved armorial bookplate; Earls of Hopetoun, engraved armorial bookplate, sale, Christie’s, 16-17 April 1969, lot 188, Dawson, £50; bought from Chaucer Head, Presteigne, 1999

Literature

Tomash & Williams T21; Edit16 31619; USTC 858965

Catalogue Note

The standard edition of Theodosius for the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Henry Gellibrand, whose ownership inscription is on the title-page, succeeded Gunter as Gresham professor of Astronomy at Gresham College in London on 2 January 1627.

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