Lot 450: Martinelli (Domenico). Horologi Elementari divisi in Quattro Parti, Nella Prima Parte fatti con l'Acqua, Nella Seconda con la Terra, Nella Terza con l'Aria, Nella Quarta col Fuoco, Alcuni Muti, & alcuni col Suono, Tutti facili, e molto commodi..., all' Illustrils & Eccellentiss Signor Marco Bragadino, Venice: Bortolo Tramontino, 1669, title with decorative typographic border and woodcut illustration, 16 full-page engraved plates, few decorative woodcut initials, head & tailpieces, lacking final leaf V4 (end of Index) and supplied in facsimile, preceding leaf V3 torn to lower inner margin affecting a couple of letters (repaired), browning and spotting throughout (particularly at rear), edges untrimmed, 20th century vellum, 4to. Baillie p.77; Tardy p.171. (1)
Dominic Winter's Travel & Natural History, Early Printed Books, Maps, Globes & Decorative Prints, Science & Mathematics, Bookbinding Equipment Auction July 2015
Wednesday, 15th July 2015
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