|Estimate:||£100 - £150|
APIAN, Peter (1495-1552). Astronomicum Caesareum. [Leipzig: 1967]. Folio (450 x 300mm). Coloured plates, 20 with volvelles, initials, some coloured and heightened with gold, tables. Attractively bound in modern tan pigskin lettered in gilt, spine with 5 raised bands, gilt edges. NUMBER 441 OF 750 COPIES. A facsimile of the 1540 edition of Apian's celebrated treatise on Ptolemaic astronomy, with working volvelles. Without Diedrich Wattenburg's accompanying volume of explanatory text.