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Auction archive: Lot number 95

APIANUS, Petrus (1495-1552) and Bartholomeus AMANTIUS Inscri...

Estimate
US$2,000 - US$3,000
Price realised:
US$4,000
Auction archive: Lot number 95

APIANUS, Petrus (1495-1552) and Bartholomeus AMANTIUS Inscri...

Estimate
US$2,000 - US$3,000
Price realised:
US$4,000
Beschreibung:

APIANUS, Petrus (1495-1552) and Bartholomeus AMANTIUS. Inscriptiones sacrosanctae vetustatis non illae quidem Romanae, sed totius fere orbis summo studio... conquistae. Ingolstadt: P. Apianus, 1534.
APIANUS, Petrus (1495-1552) and Bartholomeus AMANTIUS. Inscriptiones sacrosanctae vetustatis non illae quidem Romanae, sed totius fere orbis summo studio... conquistae. Ingolstadt: P. Apianus, 1534. 2 o (285 x 194 mm). Title printed in red and black with a large emblematic woodcut by Hans Brosmaer after Dürer COLORED BY A CONTEMPORARY HAND, printer's device on final leaf, woodcut arms of Raimund Fugger by M. Ostendorfer COLORED BY A CONTEMPORARY HAND, 7 large initals with astromonical and mathematical subjects, approximately 180 woodcut illustrations, most leaves with elaborate decorative woodcut borders (dampstaining to inner margin at end, a few leaves torn, 7 leaves with loose of text, tt1 trimmed affecting text). 17th-century vellum (some light staining). Provenance : Johannes Spiegler (early ownership inscription on title "Annumeror libris Joannis Spiegleri Juliomagensis.") FIRST EDITION. A well produced work from the press of Apianus, best known as a mathematican and geographer. This work was commissioned by the banker Raimund Fugger, and gathered together the most interesting inscrptions from all over Europe, the majority of which were in Fugger's own collection. The text is based on the earlier studies of Peutinger, Pirckheimer and others. Adams A-1291; BMC/STC German, p. 37; Brunet I:342.

Auction archive: Lot number 95
Auction:
Datum:
23 Jun 2011
Auction house:
Christie's
23 June 2011, New York, Rockefeller Center
Beschreibung:

APIANUS, Petrus (1495-1552) and Bartholomeus AMANTIUS. Inscriptiones sacrosanctae vetustatis non illae quidem Romanae, sed totius fere orbis summo studio... conquistae. Ingolstadt: P. Apianus, 1534.
APIANUS, Petrus (1495-1552) and Bartholomeus AMANTIUS. Inscriptiones sacrosanctae vetustatis non illae quidem Romanae, sed totius fere orbis summo studio... conquistae. Ingolstadt: P. Apianus, 1534. 2 o (285 x 194 mm). Title printed in red and black with a large emblematic woodcut by Hans Brosmaer after Dürer COLORED BY A CONTEMPORARY HAND, printer's device on final leaf, woodcut arms of Raimund Fugger by M. Ostendorfer COLORED BY A CONTEMPORARY HAND, 7 large initals with astromonical and mathematical subjects, approximately 180 woodcut illustrations, most leaves with elaborate decorative woodcut borders (dampstaining to inner margin at end, a few leaves torn, 7 leaves with loose of text, tt1 trimmed affecting text). 17th-century vellum (some light staining). Provenance : Johannes Spiegler (early ownership inscription on title "Annumeror libris Joannis Spiegleri Juliomagensis.") FIRST EDITION. A well produced work from the press of Apianus, best known as a mathematican and geographer. This work was commissioned by the banker Raimund Fugger, and gathered together the most interesting inscrptions from all over Europe, the majority of which were in Fugger's own collection. The text is based on the earlier studies of Peutinger, Pirckheimer and others. Adams A-1291; BMC/STC German, p. 37; Brunet I:342.

Auction archive: Lot number 95
Auction:
Datum:
23 Jun 2011
Auction house:
Christie's
23 June 2011, New York, Rockefeller Center
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