SACROBOSCO (JOHANNES) Sphaera mundi, Venice, 1482
Lot 210
SACROBOSCO (JOHANNES) Sphaera mundi, Venice, 1482
Sold for £3,125 (US$ 4,881) inc. premium

Lot Details
SACROBOSCO (JOHANNES)
Sphaera mundi [Regiomontanus. Disputationes contra Cremonensia deliramenta; Georgius Purbachius. Theoricae novae planetarum], 57 leaves (of 60, lacking a1, a8 and b6), 30-31 lines, Gothic type, a2 printed in red and black, 5- to 11-line woodcut initials, 39 diagrams (many half-page, 8 coloured in green or yellow wash), several early marginal notes in ink (some shaved), aii soiled, modern half calf [ISTC ij00405000; BMC V 286; BSB-Ink I-502; Goff J405; GW M14652; HC 14110* = H 14102; IGI 5343], small 4to (185 x 125mm.), [Venice, Erhard Ratdolt, 6 July 1482]

Footnotes

  • The first edition with these diagrams, mostly likely designed by Johann Lucilius Santritter, a mathematician and astronomer from Heilbronn who published books with several Venetian printers between 1480 and 1498.
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