London, South Kensington
2 June 2008
FINE, Oronce (1494-1555). Opere. Venice; Combi and La Noù, 1670. 4° (221 x 152mm). Woodcut illustrations, diagrams and decorations, many full-page (A4 with paper flaw at lower outer corner but with no loss, decoration on p.536 partially coloured in in red, some light waterstaining, browning or spotting, a few upper margins chewed). 19th-century cloth backed boards. Attractive 17th-century edition of Fine's complete works with translations by Cosimo Bartoli and Ercole Bottrigaro.
PASSERONE, Lodovico. La sfera artificiale, e naturale. Turin; Bartolomeo Zappata, 1686. 12° (160 x 92mm). Engraved allegorical frontispeice, four engraved illustrations (foxing). Contemporary limp boards (a little soiled). FIRST EDITION. Riccardi II, 252. (2)
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