Gallucci, Giovanni Paolo
SPECULUM URANICUM IN QUO VERA LOCA OCTAVAE SPHAERAE ... VENICE: DAMIANUS ZENARUS, 1593
Folio (422 x 280 mm), title with engraved border by Giacomo Franco with the publisher's dragon device, 17 large circular woodcut diagrams with attached volvelles totaling 39 moving parts, woodcut headpieces, historiated and floral initials. Occasional scattered spotting, and foxing, title somewhat soiled with repair to lower margin just clipping imprint, 9 lines of numerical table entries canceled on A4v, 12 lines canceled on D4v, lacking the folding table "Canon Sexagenarius", and the four-leaf "De harum paginarum usu" found in some copies, (both of which were loosely inserted, and are therefore scarce). Contemporary limp vellum, worn and somewhat discolored, spine reinforced with repairs to a few losses, pastedowns wormed with some losses, reinforced with later paper.
Houzeau & Lancaster 12742; Riccardi i 570