Lot 24 (Books & Works on Paper including Autographs & Memorabilia, 31st March 2020)
Euclides & Commandino (Federico, translator)
De gli elementi d'Euclide libri quindici. Con gli scholii antichi. Tradotti prima in lingua latina… et con commentarij illustrati…, FIRST EDITION, pages ruled in black throughout, woodcut historiated initials, geometrical diagrams, marginal repair to D1, small tear to blank margin of Y2, occasional spotting and ink marking, intermittent marginal damp staining throughout, early bibliographical note to front pastedown, contemporary vellum boards, later endpapers, spotted, [Adams E 995; Brunet II, 1090; Graesse II, 513; Gamba, 1386 ; Olschki, Choix, 6539; Riccardi I, 364], folio, Domenico Frisolino, Urbino, 1575.
*** First edition of this translation by Federico Commandino, mathematician and Italian humanist, and also one of the few books printed in Urbino during the 16th century.