Lot 24

Glass Making.- Magellan (Jean Hyacinthe de) 

Description of a Glass-Apparatus…, third edition, engraved frontispiece by J. Lodgo, ownership note to title, some spotting, leaves trimmed, brown paper wrappers, chipped, [Wellcome IV, 24; Sotheran I, 2773], For the author, 1783; Francesconi (Daniele) Illustrazione di un’urnetta lavorata d’oro e di varj altri metalli all’agemina…, FIRST EDITION, half-title, 3 folding engraved plates by Antonio Sandi, some intermittent spotting and waterstaining throughout, contemporary marbled paper boards, paper title label to spine, stained, rubbed and scuffed, hinges split, spine damaged, [Cicognara 1263; Cicogna 5145], Dalla Stamperia Palese, Venice, 1800, 8vo (2)

*** The second title concerns a presumably falsified, decorated with maps, box. Describes a world map of 1511 with America called ‘Terra di Santa Croce’.

Estimate: £300-£400