Lot 503

Euclid & Clavius (Christopher, edit.)

Elementorum Lib. XV. Accessit XVI de Solidorum, vol. 1 only, of 2, engraved architectural title depicting, mathematicians and coats of arms (Jesuits and Hapsburgs), woodcut initials, ornaments and illustrations, text printed within a ruled border, light age yellowing, occasional spotting, contemporary limp vellum, early title inked to spine, trace of ties, yapped edges, soiled, loss to spine, new endpapers, [Thomas-Stanford 22; Steck III.100], Rome, Bartolomeo Grassi, 1589; Manelli (Francesco) Opera d’Aritmetica e Geometria, FIRST and ONLY EDITION, woodcut vignette on title depicting astronomical instruments, engraved author’s portrait, text woodcuts, hole to I4 with small loss of text, title dusty, heavy oil marking to lower blank margin throughout, occasional spotting, ownership inscription reading ‘Io Antonio Chiarini da Faenza scrissi l’anno 1664’ on title, repeated on rear pastedown and free endpaper, contemporary limp vellum, title inked to spine, covers inscribed by a contemporary hand, [Riccardi 78], Bologna, Gio. Battista Ferroni, 1659; [Vols (Ernest)] Syllabus Tabularum Aritmeticarum Pertinentium ad Libros III Institutionum Mathematicarum…, book of plates only, half-title, some browning, occasional spotting or marking, evident repair on first leaf, just touching text, slight marginal damp staining to a few leaves, worming to preliminaries, contemporary speckled calf, upper board loosening, rubbed and worn, spine perished, new endpapers, 4to, Wien, Typis Ioannis Scalpro Iacobi [et al..], 1714, 4to (3)

Estimate: £200-£300