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Sacrobosco, Johannes de (c. 1195-c. 1256) Sphaera Mundi; Georgius Purbachius (1423-1461) Theoricae Novae Planetarum; Regiomontanus (143

Auction:
3269B
Lot:
199
Sold for:
$3,444$2,800

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3269B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 23, 2019 11:00AM

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Sacrobosco, Johannes de (c. 1195-c. 1256) Sphaera Mundi; Georgius Purbachius (1423-1461) Theoricae Novae Planetarum; Regiomontanus (1436-1476) Disputationes contra Cremonensia Deliramenta. Venice: [Bonetus Locatellus], for Octavianus Scotus, 4 October 1490. Quarto, numerous woodcut diagrams in text, several tinted by hand using a stencil in yellow ochre and a darker orange tone, woodcut printer's device on colophon leaf printed in red, final leaf tattered along the margins with some loss, bound in modern half leather with buckram boards, 8 1/2 x 6 in.

a2-8, b-f8 (lacking a1, title page).
Bod-Inc: J-184; ISTC: ij00409000; Hain: HC *14113; Goff J-409; BMC: BMC V 438; Proctor: Pr 5023.
Estimate $2,000-4,000


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