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Rosaccio, Giuseppe (c. 1530-1620) Teatro del Cielo, e della Terra.

Auction:
3012T
Lot:
1572
Sold for:
$338$275

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

Description:

Rosaccio, Giuseppe (c. 1530-1620) Teatro del Cielo, e della Terra. Venice: Lovisa, [c. 1660]. Octavo, circular Macrobius-type woodcut world map on title (repeated twice in the text) and eleven woodcut continental and regional maps in the text, publisher's catalog at end, large woodcut of Eve's birth; lacking the final leaf of text, I6 (pages 139/140); bound in contemporary parchment, some edges worn, 5 3/4 x 4 in.
Estimate $300-500

A-I8 (lacking final text leaf I6).


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Keywords

Eve, Ancient Rome, Literature, Macrobius, Neoplatonists, Woodcut

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