Auction 443 / Lot n° 30

HUES, Robert (1553-1662) - Tractatus de globis, coelesti et terrestri eorumque usu. Amsterdam: Iudocus Hondius, 1617. First enlarged Latin edition curated by Johannes Isaacus Pontanus, a fine copy complete with the volvelles on the engraving on p. 83. 4to (225 x 170mm). Fine engraved vignette on title with a celestial globe, numeours woodcuts of which one full-page, one with two volvelles on p. 83, one full-page and another showing a map of the American continent, printer's device at end with a dog and a celestial globe with an astrolabe on top, gathering Q missbound but complete, woodcut initials (some browning and light spotting). Contemporary vellum, manuscript title on spine. Provenance: ownership inscription on title. The lot is accompanied by a export license.

Auction: 22 January 2018 at 15:00

Estimate 800 - 1,200€

Sold 800€
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