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    Sale 2013

    Important Scientific Books: The Richard Green Library

    17 June 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 13

    APIANUS, Petrus (1495-1552). Astronomicum Caesareum [Leipzig: 1967].

    Price Realised  

    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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