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[6], 126 leaves, engraved title page and frontispiece, full page plate, title in red and black, gothic text, further 56 woodcuts throughout including diagrams, decorated capitals. First published in Paris, 1504, under title: Le Cuer de philozophie this is a new translation of an anonymous compilation of a treatise attributed to Jean Bonnet, an abstract of “De sphera” by Johannes de Sacro Bosco and a translation of Anianus by S. de Compiègne. It follows the edition of 1530

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Author(s) Simon de Compiègne, Jean Bonnet, Johannes de Sacro Bosco
Illustrator(s) N/A
Publisher(s) Printed by Philippe le Noir, University Bookbinder
Published Date no date given c.1533
Signature Information N/A
Size small quarto, 18 cm x 12.5cm
Book Condition Rebound with some shaving to fore edges and tops of leaves, rubbing and chipping to spine, edges and corners, binding firm, tipped in slip of paper to top edge of verso of leaf lvii, mark to title page and damp stain to lower portion of first 3 leaves, ink mark to margin of frontispiece, some contemporary ink annotations to title, first leaf and frontispiece, plus some ink underlining in places, small hole to top of leaf xxxiii, light damp mark to some later lower edges of pages, and centre and top of leaves lxxiv onwards, very good condition
Jacket Condition N/A
Binding Quarter morocco, paper covered boards, tan morocco title labels with gilt lettering on spine, gilt decorated panels to spine, red speckled edges, ribbon