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Honter, Johannes (1498-1549) Circuli Sphaerae Cvm V. Zonis.

Auction:
3012T
Lot:
1540
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3012T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 23, 2017 12:00PM

Description:

Honter, Johannes (1498-1549) Circuli Sphaerae Cvm V. Zonis. Basel, [c. 1546]. Octavo, cordiform world map dated 1546, woodcut armillary sphere on title, additional woodcuts of the order of the planets, winds, and twelve additional woodcut maps (of which eleven are double-paged); bound in limp parchment, 6 1/4 x 3 3/4 in.
Estimate $400-600

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Keywords

Ancient Greek astronomy, Armillary sphere, Innovation, Science and technology, Technology, Woodcut

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