Cosmographia Petri Apiani, 1545

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Antwerp] : Vaeneunt Antuerpiae sub scuto Basiliensi, Gregorio Bontio, 1545. Quarto, (220 x 150 mm), later full vellum with manuscript title to spine, collection stamp from twentieth century private collector Pierpaolo Vaccarino to endpaper, ff. [2]; 66; numerous woodblock illustrations and diagrams, folding double page map of the world (Charta cosmographica, cum ventorum propria natura et operatione), three (of four) rotating volvelles, lacking the volvelle recto to f. 28, contemporary marginalia, a fine copy.

Price: $10,500.00

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