Sale: 391 / Rare Books, May 21. 2012 in Hamburg Lot 23

 
Johann Leonhard Rost - Astronomisches Handbuch. 1718.


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Johann Leonhard Rost
Astronomisches Handbuch. 1718.
Estimate:
€ 800 / $ 928
Sold:
€ 1,320 / $ 1.531

(incl. 20% surcharge)
Rost, J. L., Astronomisches Hand-Buch. Worinnen des Herrn Cassini Tractat, Vom Ursprung, Fortgang und Aufnehmen der Astronomie, und deren Nutzen, in der Geographie und Schiffart, deßgleichen Hundert Astronomische Problemats .. With engr. frontispiece and 16 folding copper plates . Nuremberg, P. C. Monath 1718. Contemp. calf with blindtooled ornaments on spine. 4to. 8 ll., 530 pp., 10 ll.

Houzeau/Lanc. I, 9245. - Poggendorf II, 701. - ADB XXIX, 274. - Nederl. Scheepvaart Mus. II, 642. - First edition. - Coppers with astronomic instruments and figures as well as a map of the moon. - Some isolated browning, 1 plate loosened (with small marginal blemishes). Binding rubbed, joints with three small traces of worming. - From possession of Swedish astronomer Eric Burman (1692-1729), with his ownership entry on title leaf.




23
Johann Leonhard Rost
Astronomisches Handbuch. 1718.
Estimate:
€ 800 / $ 928
Sold:
€ 1,320 / $ 1.531

(incl. 20% surcharge)