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    Sale 2468 | Lot 120
    Price Realized: $8,750With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2468 Lot 120

      REGIOMONTANUS, JOHANNES. Calendarium. Title in red and black within woodcut white-on-black strapwork border; 48 small woodcuts of the phases of solar and lunar eclipses, printed in red and black; 4 full-page woodcuts of astronomical instruments at end, lacking the volvelles and brass pointer. [28] leaves (i. e., [30] leaves, with the last 2 pairs each pasted verso to recto as usual). Gothic type. 4to, 208x155 mm, modern vellum boards; few small wormholes throughout negligibly affecting text, scattered minor marginal stains, leaves with full-page woodcuts soiled, with repaired hole causing slight image loss to the first 2 woodcuts, bookseller's catalogue description tipped to front pastedown. (Venice: Erhard Ratdolt, 15 October 1485)

      Estimate $8,000 - 12,000

      Fifth edition of a Latin calendar originally printed in 1474. HC 13779*; BMC V, 290; Sander 6405; ISTC ir00096000.

      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $8,750