Auction 443 / Lot n° 34

LIMPIO, Pompeo (secolo XVI) - Dactylismus ecclesiasticus. Venice: Bernardo Giunta, Giovanbattista Ciotti, 1613. First edition of this treatise on dactilism of which no copy is recorded at auction. Limpio created a complicated system to calculate astronomical dates using various parts of the hand. Folio (298 x 204mm). Vignette on title, woodcuts and numeours tables in text, some folding (title lightly browned, but otherwise a good copy). Contemporary limp vellum, manuscript title on spine (few defects).

Auction: 22 January 2018 at 15:00

Estimate 300 - 400€

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