Dec 17, 2019 - Sale 2527

Sale 2527 - Lot 229

Price Realized: $ 8,125
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Estimate: $ 5,000 - $ 7,500
BAYER, JOHANN. Uranometria, Omnium Asterismorum Continens Schemata, Nova Methodo Delineata, Aereis Laminis Expressa. Engraved pictorial title-page mounted to a larger sheet of contemporary laid paper and flanked by two columns of celestial-themed manuscript verse in Latin (including stanzas from Giovanni Pontano's Urania), 51 engraved celestial charts skillfully flattened and mounted to uniform leaves of contemporary laid paper with ink rulings. Oblong 4to, 13 1/2x17 1/2 inches, contemporary worn vellum, loss to upper backstrip and various edge areas; minimal instances of worming and other small damages expertly repaired. Augsburg or Ulm, [title-page dated 1603, but plates a later edition]