London, South Kensington
6 June 2006
FINE, Oronce (1494-1555). Liber de geometria practica, sive de practicis longitudinum, planorum & solidorum. Strassburg: ex officina Knoblochiana, Georg Messerschmidt, 1558. Small 4° (180 x 135mm). Folding woodcut plate of the geometrical measuring square, numerous woodcut diagrams and illustrations (title and map detached, margins of first and last few leaves frayed, touching a few letters of final leaf, lightly and evenly browned throughout, some light, mainly marginal, waterstaining, a few small ink stains, a larger one on M4, affecting text on verso and recto, obscuring a few letters on recto). Disbound. RARE. This edition not in Adams or BL STC German, both only listing the 1544 edition.
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