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Poeticon astronomicon

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Venice: Erhard Ratdolt, 14 October 1482


Cornelius Paine; George Kloss, M.D., Frankfurt; Charles Robert Ashbee (English architect and designer, 1863-1942; his bookplate and inscription "C.R. Ashbee: Essex House Press. 1905."); William H. Schab, New York, from whom purchased by MFA, June 8, 1944

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Fund


Place of Publication

Venice, Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

Goff H-560; BMC V 286; Essling 285; Sander 3472; Redgrave, Ratdolt, 30


Overall: 21.4 x 15.5 x 2 cm (8 7/16 x 6 1/8 x 13/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 47 woodcuts


Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books