Place of Publication: Venice, Italy
Goff J-405; Essling 258; Sander 6661; BMC V 286; Redgrave, Ratdolt, 27
Overall: 21 x 16 x 1.5 cm (8 1/4 x 6 5/16 x 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with 40 woodcuts
Not On View
(Venice: Erhard Ratdolt, 6 July 1482) Quarto; 60 leaves; modern half white cloth, marbled paper boards [water-damaged]. Some woodcuts hand-colored.
Full-page illustration of astronomical mechanism (fol. a1v); other illustrations of astronomical diagrams.
Venice: Erhard Ratdolt, 6 July 1482
Leo Olschki, Florence [according to note bound into book "Bought from Olschki's catalogue No. xliii, p. 87, no. 109]; Theodore H. Castor & Co., Boston, from whom purchased by MFA, November 27, 1899
Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund, by exchange