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    Sale 5141

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts

    12 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 33

    PEURBACH, Georg (1423-1461). Novae theoricae planetarum. Venice: Giovanni Antonio & Pietro Nicolini da Sabbio, Melchior Sessa, 1545. Small 8° (146 x 100mm). Large woodcut on title, printer's device on verso of final leaf of text, numerous woodcut illustrations (minor small waterstains in lower margins of a few leaves). Modern boards.

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    PEURBACH, Georg (1423-1461). Novae theoricae planetarum. Venice: Giovanni Antonio & Pietro Nicolini da Sabbio, Melchior Sessa, 1545. Small 8° (146 x 100mm). Large woodcut on title, printer's device on verso of final leaf of text, numerous woodcut illustrations (minor small waterstains in lower margins of a few leaves). Modern boards.

    First published in 1473, Peurbach's work was one of the standard astronomical texts for over a century and a half. Edit-online 32394; this edition not in Adams or Wellcome.


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