Lot 182

Astronomy.- Finé (Oronce)

De Solaribus Horologiis et Quadrantibus…, 2  vol in 1, title within woodcut border, woodcut headpieces, initials and text illustrations and diagrams, lacking the folding plate, misbound after B, Paris, G. Cavellat, [1560]; [bound with] De Arithmetica Practica Libri Quatuor, woodcut initials, tables, printed in red and black, spotting and staining throughout, contemporary vellum, creased and soiled, Paris, M. Vascosan, 1555; Padovani (Giovanni) Viridarium mathematicorum, FIRST EDITION, woodcut printer’s device to title, initials and ornaments, woodcut illustrations, 5 engraved plates (3 folding, 2 of horary diagrams on thick paper with silk thread for measurements), lacking a plate, title a bit dust-soiled, occasional light browning, 1 folding plate reinforced, 1 plate cut out and preserved in paper folder at rear pastedown, erased early ex-libris to title, one dated Florence, August 6, 1590, rebound in full brown buckram, gilt lettering to spine, [Riccardi II, 232], Venice, Bolognino Zalterio, 1563; Argoli (Andrea) Ephemerides… ab anno 1641 ad Annum 1700, FIRST EDITION, additional engraved title, initials, woodcut geometrical illustrations, missing the engraved plate, woodcut printer’s device to last leaf, minor marginal foxing, intermittent water staining, first few leaves a bit thumbed, all edges untrimmed, the odd early annotation, ‘carta rustica’, old stains to covers, substantial loss to spine, in folding box, [Riccardi I, 50; Lancaster I, 15174], Padua, Paolo Frambotto, 1648, all 4to; with another (4) Sold not subject to return

Estimate: £300-£400