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    Sale 2501 | Lot 244
    Estimate: $2,500 - $3,500
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    • Sale 2501 Lot 244

      STOEFFLER, JOHANN. In Procli Diadochi sphaeram mundi commentarius. Woodcut text illustrations and diagrams; portrait of the author at end. [8], 133 [i. e., 135], [1] leaves. Folio, 307x198 mm, old limp vellum, possibly a remboîtage, with portion of spine restored, front pastedown renewed; intermittent and occasionally heavy foxing or browning. Tübingen: Ulrich Morhart, 1534

      Estimate $2,500 - 3,500

      first edition of a commentary on the introduction to astronomy falsely attributed to the 4th-century A. D. Neoplatonist Proclus. Passing references to the New World appear on D6r and I6v. Hoffmann II, 293; Houzeau & Lancaster 2449; Zinner 1579; not in Alden.