Hyginus, De mundi et sphaerae, Venice, 1517, later half red morocco
Hyginus, De mundi et sphaerae, Venice, 1517, later half red morocco
Hyginus, De mundi et sphaerae, Venice, 1517, later half red morocco
Hyginus, De mundi et sphaerae, Venice, 1517, later half red morocco
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Hyginus, De mundi et sphaerae, Venice, 1517, later half red morocco

Estimate: 1,000 - 1,500 GBP

Hyginus, De mundi et sphaerae, Venice, 1517, later half red morocco

Estimate: 1,000 - 1,500 GBP

Lot Sold:2,000GBP

Lot Details

Description

HYGINUS

De mundi et sphaerae ac utriusque partium declaratione. Cum planetis et variis signis historiatis. (Venice: Melchiorre Sessa and Pietro Ravani, 24 March 1517)


4to (209 x 144mm.), woodcut illustration of an eastern astronomer on title-page, woodcut initials and illustrations, woodcut printer's device beneath colophon, with final blank leaf, modern half red morocco, title-page lightly foxed


The woodcuts were based on those in Sessa's 1502 edition.


LITERATURE:

Edit16 23026; Sander 3478


PROVENANCE:

Thoma Landrani, early inscription at head of title-page; Walter Ashburner (1864-1936), inscription at foot of title-page dated Florence, 1921 and his armorial stamp at end

Hyginus, De mundi et sphaerae, Venice, 1517, later half red morocco
Hyginus, De mundi et sphaerae, Venice, 1517, later half red morocco
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