Oct 14, 2021 - Sale 2582

Sale 2582 - Lot 23

Price Realized: $ 292
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 300 - $ 500
Buonaventura, Federico (1555-1602)
Anemologiae Pars Prior. Id est Affectionibus, Signis, Cavsisque Ventorum ex Aristotle, Theophrasto, ac Ptolomeo Tractatus.

Urbino: Apud Bartholomaeum, & Simonem Ragusios Fratres, 1593.

First edition, quarto, part one only, (part two published with its own title page dated 1592); engraved vignette to title, bound in full contemporary parchment over boards, some spotting to contents, 8 x 5 3/4 in.

This work contains Buonaventure's translation and annotations on Theophrastus's De Ventis; the same on Ptolemy's Innerrantium Stellarum Apparitiones (including excerpts from Columella and Pliny on the same subject).

Adams B-3281; rare at auction.