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Bound in 17th-Century Italian Gold-Tooled Goatskin

SCHEDEL, Hartmann. Liber cronicarum cum figuris et ymaginibus. Nuremberg, Anton Koberger for Sebald Schreyer and Sebastian Kammermeister, 1493.

First edition and an outstanding copy of the first illustrated encyclopedia published at the dawn of the discovery period.

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Tycho's Observatory

[BRAHE, Tycho]/RESEN, Peder Hansen. Inscriptiones Haffnienses Latinae Danicae et Germanicae Inscriptionibus Amagriensibus Uraniburgicis et Stellaeburgicis' Duabus Epsitolis una Tychonii Brahe ad Peucerum missa. Copenhagen, H. Gordianus, 1668.

Scarce first and only edition of this work on Danish antiquities, of considerable interest to the history of astronomy for containing extensive material on Tycho Brahe and his island observatory.

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