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Gerolamo CARDANO

Astrology. CARDANO. Hieronymi Cardani, In Cl. Ptolemaei De astrorum...

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Gerolamo CARDANO
Astrology. CARDANO. Hieronymi Cardani, In Cl. Ptolemaei De astrorum...
 
CARDANO, Girolamo. Hieronymi Cardani, In Cl. Ptolemaei De astrorum …Cunradi Dasypodii... scholia et resolutiones...
Basileae, ex officina Henricpetrina, 1578

In-folio. 300x190 mm. Contemporary binding, brown leather and wooden blind-tooled covers. Pages [16, including Title-page], 510, [3], 602-838, i.e. 834, [2]. Numbering errors, pages 761-768 incorrectly numbered in columns. The blank pages, and the leaves F8 and 2C6, are included in the numbering. Collation: a8A-2I8, ²2A-2F82G¹°, ³2A-2B82C62D²2E-2F82G62H42I¹. 
Title-page with woodcut portrait of Cardanus within a cartouche. Woodcut printer's device on the verso of the last leaf. Woodcut animated and decorated initials. Numerous woodcut diagrams in the text. Roman, italic, and Greek type.  Handwritten signature of the former owner on the lower margin of the Title-page "John Willoughby, febry 24 th, 1631". “Sapere Aude” Bookplate glued to paste-down “Sapere Aude”. 
Slight trace of dampstain on the outer margin of the last 6 leaves, otherwise in fine condition.
tue 1 December 2020
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