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    Sale 2457 | Lot 262
    Price Realized: $2,750With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2457 Lot 262

      LEFÈVRE D'ÉTAPLES, JACQUES. Introductorium astronomicum. With commentary by Josse Clichtove. Title within woodcut border of angels with arms of the University of Paris at top; over 100 woodcut text diagrams; numerous criblé initials. 56 [i. e., 66] leaves. Folio, 312x214 mm, modern 1/4 leather, spine faded; small area in blank lower margin of title abraded with resulting tiny hole, dampstaining along fore and bottom edges of last several leaves, contents otherwise clean. Mounted on endpaper opposite title is an engraved portrait of the author from Jacobus Verheiden's 1603 Afbeeldingen van Sommighe in Godts-Woort Ervarene Mannen. wide-margined copy. Paris: Henri Estienne, (9 December) 1517

      Estimate $2,000 - 3,000

      Second edition of a 1503 textbook of astronomy, and first to include the commentary by Clichtove. Houzeau & Lancaster 2290; Schreiber 27.

      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $2,750