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LOT 84

Lot 84

Domenico Martinelli (1650-1718)

Domenico Martinelli (1650-1718)
Lot 84 Details
Domenico Martinelli (1650-1718)


8vo., first edition, 155pp. plus index, illustrated full title within scrolling border, 16 full-page plates engraved by Marco Bragadino, unusual volume describing clocks driven by the elements; water, earth, air and fire bound in later vellum boards, Venice, Bortolo Tramontino, 1669
8.1 x 6.3 in — 20.6 x 16 cm

Estimate $800-$1,200

Realised: $480
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

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LOT 84

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  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
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  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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