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    Sale 5309

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts

    2 June 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 220

    PORTA, Giambattista della (1538-1615). Elementorum curvilineorum libri tres. Rome: B. Zannetti, 1610. 4° (217 x 158mm). Woodcut device on title and woodcut diagrams (title browned and a little soiled, last preliminary leaf holed in outer margin, light browning and spotting). Contemporary limp vellum. PROVENANCE: library stamp in margin of title and old ink ownership inscription at foot of last page. FIRST 'COMPLETE' EDITION extended from two books (1601, see above). Riccardi II, 310.5(2).

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    PORTA, Giambattista della (1538-1615). Elementorum curvilineorum libri tres. Rome: B. Zannetti, 1610. 4° (217 x 158mm). Woodcut device on title and woodcut diagrams (title browned and a little soiled, last preliminary leaf holed in outer margin, light browning and spotting). Contemporary limp vellum. PROVENANCE: library stamp in margin of title and old ink ownership inscription at foot of last page. FIRST 'COMPLETE' EDITION extended from two books (1601, see above). Riccardi II, 310.5(2).


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