• Travel, Science and Natural Hi auction at Christies

    Sale 5489

    Travel, Science and Natural History

    22 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 66

    MELA, Pomponius. I tre libri ... del sito, forma, e misura del mondo. Venice: Gabriel Giolito, 1557. Small 8° (146 x 101mm). Printer's device on title and verso of final leaf, historiated initials, 2 ornamental woodcut headpieces. (Final gathering waterstained, light spotting and occasional light thumb-soiling.) Later vellum, old lettering-piece (new endpapers, a few stains on covers, small chip at top rear joints). Adams M-1066.

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    MELA, Pomponius. I tre libri ... del sito, forma, e misura del mondo. Venice: Gabriel Giolito, 1557. Small 8° (146 x 101mm). Printer's device on title and verso of final leaf, historiated initials, 2 ornamental woodcut headpieces. (Final gathering waterstained, light spotting and occasional light thumb-soiling.) Later vellum, old lettering-piece (new endpapers, a few stains on covers, small chip at top rear joints). Adams M-1066.


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