Auction 443 / Lot n° 66

KIRCHER, Athanasius (1602-1680) - Filippo BONANNI (1638-1725) - Musaeum Kircherianum. Rome: Plachius, 1709. First edition of an important and detailed catalogue of Kircher's cabinet of curiosities. Folio (361 x 234mm). Woodcut device on title, engraved portrait of the author and 173 engraved plates of which two folding, woodcut initials and headpieces (the plates, which have their original white margin, have been mounted to fit the original size of the volume which is in its original binding with red edges). Contemporary calf (some rubbing and restorations).

Auction: 22 January 2018 at 15:00

Estimate 2,000 - 3,000€

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