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Auction archive: Lot number 81

Descartes, René

Estimate
US$4,000 - US$6,000
Price realised:
n. a.
Auction archive: Lot number 81

Descartes, René

Estimate
US$4,000 - US$6,000
Price realised:
n. a.
Beschreibung:

Descartes, René PRINCIPIA PHILOSOPHIAE. AMSTERDAM: FOR LOUIS ELZEVIER, 1644 4to (8 x 6 in.; 203 x 152 mm). Woodcut printer's device on title, woodcut text illustrations and ornamental initials; marginal soiling on title and preliminaries, tiny stain in upper edge of a few central quires, small worm track at fore-edge in a few central quires mended with tissue. Contemporary mottled calf, spine gilt; rebacked with greater portion of backstrip laid down, edges rubbed. Bound with a fragment of his: Meditationes de prima philosophia. Amsterdam: Jan Blaeu, 1644. Woodcut printer's device on title and ornamental initials; 48 pages only, lacking the following 8 ff., 319, [1] pp.

Auction archive: Lot number 81
Auction:
Datum:
2 Dec 2014
Auction house:
Sotheby's
New York
Beschreibung:

Descartes, René PRINCIPIA PHILOSOPHIAE. AMSTERDAM: FOR LOUIS ELZEVIER, 1644 4to (8 x 6 in.; 203 x 152 mm). Woodcut printer's device on title, woodcut text illustrations and ornamental initials; marginal soiling on title and preliminaries, tiny stain in upper edge of a few central quires, small worm track at fore-edge in a few central quires mended with tissue. Contemporary mottled calf, spine gilt; rebacked with greater portion of backstrip laid down, edges rubbed. Bound with a fragment of his: Meditationes de prima philosophia. Amsterdam: Jan Blaeu, 1644. Woodcut printer's device on title and ornamental initials; 48 pages only, lacking the following 8 ff., 319, [1] pp.

Auction archive: Lot number 81
Auction:
Datum:
2 Dec 2014
Auction house:
Sotheby's
New York
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