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    Sale 2348 | Lot 282
    Price Realized: $15,000With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2348 Lot 282

      VESALIUS, ANDREAS. Anatomia. Woodcut text illustrations throughout. [8], 510, [46]; [19] pages, including half-title and engraved title. 2 parts in one volume. Folio, 330x218 mm, 17th-century Parisian mottled calf gilt for John Evelyn (1620-1706), with his arms on covers and his monogram in the corners and spine compartments; paper flaws in blank margins of E1, M2, and 2L4, hole in 2G3 and 2G4 causing slight text and image loss, dark stain in upper margin or inner corner of last dozen leaves; cloth folding case. Armorial bookplate of Sir Frederick Evelyn Bart. Venice: Giovanni Antonio and Giacomo de' Franceschis, (1604)

      Estimate $15,000 - 20,000

      john evelyn's copy of the fifth edition of the fabrica, bound for him and with pressmarks in his hand; sold as lot 1516 in the sale of his library at Christie's London, 12 July 1978. Cushing VI.A.-5; Heirs of Hippocrates 285; Krivatsy 12318.

      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $15,000