Margarita Philosophica Nova & Appendix
Strasbourg, Grüninger, May 31, 1512
(Smith, Rara arithmetica p 82 and Maggs, Science Catalogue, 1929, both the 1504 Strasbourg edition)
In quarto. In its original binding, contemporary limp vellum.
Titel in manuscript on spine
Text rubricated in red all through
2 engraved title pages
7 full page engraved chapter title pages (trivium and quadrivium)
One folding, woodcut map of the world, watermark bulls head
One folding table (music)
Abundant woodcut text engravings
Most initials and all woodcuts in straight, contemporary colour.
We have not found any other copy of this book in original colour, so it is extremely ...
1. Orbis breviarum
2. No title: including Contra Antipodes
3. Gloria gaudiis beatorum
In small quarto (18,5x13,5 cm). All three, recased in XVII century, plain vellum.
Part one: Orbis breviarum
Venice, de Gregoriis, circa 1500
(Hain 10100; Goff L 220)
In quarto; 98 nn lvs
24 woodcut historiated inititals
One OT and one zonal worldmap (A 6 in verso)
His orbis breviarum remained for a long time a popular manual of Geography and Cosmology (Norderskiold). Earlier editions in Florence (1493) and Naples (1496)
Part two: no title
Florence, Bonaccorsi. ...