Venice: Aldus & Andreas Torresano, 1519.
First Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Very Good Condition. Item #045673
Contemporary calf, worn, paneled with a central Venetian device. Corners worn through, rubbing to hinges, old paper spine labels, lacking ties, but sound overall. Very light dampstain in top margin in latter sections, scattered very minor foxing, heavier to endpapers, but generally bright and clean. 301, (19) leaves. Ahmanson-Murphy 183, Adams P1860
The first Aldine edition of Pontano's commentary on the Ptolemaic Centiloquium and Pontano's De rebus coelestibus, two of the central astrological texts of the Renaissance. This volume was meant to complement the two volume edition of Pontano's works published by Aldine the year previous. Size: Quarto (4to). Previous owner's signature in ink. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Science & Technology; Astronomy; Philosophy. Inventory No: 045673.