Oct 17, 2017 - Sale 2457

Sale 2457 - Lot 164

Price Realized: $ 7,280
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 3,000 - $ 5,000
ALBERTUS MAGNUS. De coelo et mundo. Woodcut diagrams in text. 73, [1] leaves. Gothic type. bound with: ALBERTUS DE SAXONIA. Quaestiones in Aristotelis libros de caelo et mundo. [52] leaves, including final blank. Gothic type. Together, 2 volumes in one. Folio, 318x218 mm, contemporary 1/4 blind-tooled leather over wooden boards with brass catches and leather clasp straps without clasps, spine defective, covers detached; marginal dampstaining through most of the first work and some of the second, few small wormholes throughout with slight text loss, scattered early marginalia. (Venice: Johannes and Gregorius de Gregoriis, 6 July 1495); (Venice: Bonetus Locatellus for Octavianus Scotus, 24 October 1492)

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Second editions, after the firsts of 1490 and 1481, of medieval commentaries on Aristotle's cosmological treatise De coelo. Hain-Copinger (Add) 512(=1531), Hain 576; GW 595, 796; ISTC ia00228000, ia00347000.