Auction 408 / Lot n° 2375

NAZARI, Giovanni Battista (attivo dal 1572) - Della tramutatione metallica sogni tre. Brescia: Pietro Maria Marchetti, 1599. Fine copy of the third edition of this work first published in 1564. With the alchemy index and the Concordanza added in this edition. The illustrations are based on those of the Hypnerotomachia Poliphili. 4to (214 x 155mm). Printer's device on title and at end, woodcut illustrations, some full-page, woodcut initials and headpiece (few small spots). Contemporary limp vellum (few stains). Provenance: few early underlinings. Adams N-102; Duveen 426.

Auction: 21 November 2017 at 15:00

Estimate € 2,000 - 3,000