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GUERRINO, Tommaso (1733-1778). Tavole gnomoniche Per disegnare in diversi modi gli Orologj Solari. Milan: Pietro Agnelli, 1762.
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GUERRINO, Tommaso (1733-1778). Tavole gnomoniche Per disegnare in diversi modi gli Orologj Solari. Milan: Pietro Agnelli, 1762.

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GUERRINO, Tommaso (1733-1778). Tavole gnomoniche Per disegnare in diversi modi gli Orologj Solari. Milan: Pietro Agnelli, 1762.

2° (369 x 247mm). Engraved portrait frontispiece, one engraved folding plate, one plate with a mounted volvelle, and illustrations, one of these extended with a small paper slip; astronomical tables, some of these with corrections on printed paper slips. (Occasional light marginal soiling, small loss in the margin of the title.) Contemporary red goatskin, possibly Dutch, the spine gilt in compartments with raised bands, gilt label, the sides panelled in gilt with nested ornamental borders, edges mottled and gilt, marbled endpapers (extremities rubbed, light scuffing, some small worm holes); modern slipcase.

FIRST EDITION of Guerrino’s treatise on sundials, with engraved plates — including a volvelle — and extensive astronomical tables.
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