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    Important Astronomical Work from a Disciple of Tycho Brahe

    Christiani S. Longomontani [Christen Sorensen Longomontanus]. Astronomia Danica. Amsterdam: Joh. & Cornelium Blaeu, 1640. Second edition. Quarto in sixes. [12], 459, [1 blank], [6], 44 pages. Contemporary full leather with boards ruled and decorated in blind. Four raised bands with gilt spine titles. Rubbing and wear to extremities of boards with rounded corners. Front board with crude slice through leather near upper corner. Tail compartment lacking from spine and front joint split full length. Hinges cracked. Professorial ownership stamps to front preliminary pages. General light toning and scattered foxing to pages with occasional small stains. Front gathering sprung, causing mild abrading along fore-edge. Title page and following leaf with small abraded hole to right of printer's woodcut device. Illustrated with numerous woodcut diagrams. An important astronomical work from a disciple of Tycho Brahe in very good condition.

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    April, 2012
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