Elucidatio fabrica ususq[ue] astrolabii

Stoeffler, Johann

Published by Jacques Quesnel, Paris, 1619
Hardcover
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Nineteenth-century quarter morocco and marbled paper, gilt-stamped lettering and rules stamped on spine (5 raised bands); 8vo (11 x 17 cm); [8], 172 leaves, with woodcut illustrations and diagreams in text, 2 folding tables; lacks T5-6 and V2-7 (all replaced with meticulous pen-and-ink facsimiles on wove paper). Joints and raised bands a bit scuffed. Contents a bit browned or foxed; some occasional marginal dampstaining; old scored inscriptions and repaired tear across title-page. Bookplates of Jules Sottas, Pierre Bellamy, and Albert Pimpinelli. Treatise on the construction and use of the astrolabe first published in 1512. Gunther, page 567-69 ("the earliest German work on the subject . . . also the best"); Houzeau & Lancaster 3256. Scarce. Bookseller Inventory # D6884

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Title: Elucidatio fabrica ususq[ue] astrolabii

Publisher: Jacques Quesnel, Paris

Publication Date: 1619

Binding: Hardcover

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