17 June 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 1,375
Estimate USD 300 - USD 400
APIANUS, Petrus (1495-1552). Astronomicum Caesareum [Leipzig: 1967].
2o (444 x 310mm). Title within coloured woodcut border and with large colored vignette, 38 colored full-page facsimile woodcuts (22 with volvelles), numerous colored diagrams and woodcuts throughout. Contemporary calf, gilt, all edges gilt; original folding box.
LIMITED FACSIMILE EDITION, number 533 of 750 numbered copies.
[With:] WATTENBERG, Diedrich. Peter Apianus and his Astronomicum Caesareum. New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1967. 4o. Original cloth backed boards, printed paper label on the front cover (some minor scuffing to front cover). (2)
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