Lot 504

APIAN, Peter (1495-1552). Astronomicum Caesareum, Leipzig, 1967, modern pigskin. Facsimile edition.

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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.


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