Auction 443 / Lot n° 35

MARTINELLI, Domenico (1650-1718) - Horologi elementari diuisi in quattro parti. Venice: Bortolo Tramontino, 1669. First edition of a treatise on clocks driven by water, sand, air and fire. The work was translated into French by Ozanam. 4to (220 x 160mm). Fine sundial on title within a woodcut border, woodcut initials and headpieces, 16 engraved plates in text numbered I-XVI (few browned leaves, some occasional stains). Modern carboard backed in vellum. Provenance: horoscope stamp on title and at end.

Auction: 22 January 2018 at 15:00

Estimate 500 - 800€

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