Lot 317

1654. BOOK: (HISTORY). BUCELIN, GABRIEL: NUCLEUS INSIGNI LECTIONIS VARIAE FRUCTU LOCUPLES: HISTORIAE CUM SACRA, TUM PROFANAE CODNITIONE COMPENDIOSISSIMA ... Ulmae: Apud Iohannem Görlinum, 1654 (1652 on cover). 12º. 198 h. (4, 2 h., 8 calc. tables, A4, B12-Q12). Chalcographic cover and woodcutting front, headers, woodcutting capitals, cul-de-lampe and small woodcut vignettes of heraldic coats of arms. More:] SUMMORUM URBIS ORBISQUE PONTIFICUM... . NOTITIA S. R. I. PRINCIPUM.... Id. 72 h. Sign. (a12-f12). Somewhat short on margins. Last leaves slightly wetted out. Includes 8 h. of astronomical intaglio tables, calendars and a last part 'Praecipuarum europae provinciarum regnorumque' with 14 woodcut maps of: Palatinatus, Saxonia, Franconia, Bohemiae Regnum, Austria, Suevia, Lacus Potamicus, Helvetia, Ungaria, Belgium, Regnum Galliarum, Anglia, Italy, Hispania. Period encyclopaedia on parchment, double shingles, bronze clasp, painted cuts. Rare work of Gabriel Bucelin, Benedictine monk from Weingarten. CCPB 696866-X.