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D. Angelo Maria Colomboni
1669 Prattica Gnomonica Colomboni Scarce Sundial Work 1st Edition
Bologna: Domenico Barbieri, 1669. Click here to see our other books! Prattica Gnomonica O Vero D. Angelo Maria Colomboni 1669 Domenico Barbieri : Bologna 8.5" by 6" [12], 660pp SUMMARY The first edition of Angelo Maria Colomboni's extensive monograph on the construction of sundials. First Edition,Illustrated,Leather Binding Overall Condition: Good This book weighs 2 KG when packed UK Postage: £ 3.99 US Postage: £ 29.99 EU Postage: £ 21.99 European Postage: £ 23.99 Asia Postage: £ 37.99 Worldwide Postage: £ 38.99 DESCRIPTION This work deals with the construction of sundials which treats latitudes between 40 and 45 degrees. Contemporary inscriptions to the recto of front endpaper. Illustrated, with several in-text woodcuts of sundials and many other diagrams including one full page illustration. With numerous tables in addition to the diagrams. The tables have separate title pages, though the pagination and register is continuous. A very scarce work. In the original Latin. Collated, complete.A bright copy of this scarce publication. CONDITION In a contemporary speckled calf binding. Externally, sound. Rubbing to the spine, with loss to the leather. Near-contemporary repair to the front board. Light rubbing to the extremities and to the rear board. Prior owner's inscription to the recto of front endpaper. Internally, firmly bound. Worming to the head of first few leaves, to the margin only. Pages are bright. Ink spill to the head of all pages, which has faded to a light brown. Not obstructing text. Otherwise, just the odd spot and occasional ink addition by prior owner to the … [Click Below for Full Description]
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