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July 23, 2019 11:00AMCalender

Taisnier, Jean (1509-1562) Opus Mathematicum Octo Libros Complectens.

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


Taisnier, Jean (1509-1562) Opus Mathematicum Octo Libros Complectens. Cologne: Theodor Baum, 1583. Folio, second edition, woodcut printer's device on title, woodcut portrait of the author on verso of title dated 1562, illustrated with text woodcuts, showing astrological squares, palmistry, constellations, physiognomy heads; intermittent worming throughout, at times substantial; bound in later flexible parchment, some browning, damp staining with weakening to paper to last few signatures, 12 1/8 x 7 1/2 in.

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Estimate $400-600

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