14 June 2006
PTOLEMAEUS, Claudius. Liber de analemmate. Edited by Federico Commandino (1509-75). -- Federico COMMANNDINO. De horologiorum descriptione. Rome: Paulo Manuzio, 1562.
4o (202 x 140 mm). Woodcut dolphin and anchor device on title, woodcut diagrams in text. (Minor foxing, mostly marginal.) 19th-century boards.
FIRST EDITION, of this important work on astronomy. "Because of its excellent commentary, the editio princeps of the Analemma is still worth consulting" (DSB). Adams P-2216; Ahmanson-Murphy 512; Renouard 187.13.
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