Metamorphose libri XV cum notis Th. Farnabii.

Amsterdam: Ioannis Blaeu, 1650. 12mo, pp. 380, [4]; fine engraved title page; a nice copy in later full calf, large gilt supralibros on both covers, gilt-decorated spine in 5 compartments, red morocco label in 1, edges stained red. Printed by the famed map-maker. See Updike, Printing Types, II, pp. 30-33: "The original founder of the printing-house [in 1637], who died the following year, was John Blaeu's art-loving father Willem, who, for a considerable time, had been a pupil of the great astronomer, Tycho Brahe." Item #53211

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