Qui In Me Vivit Pro Me Mortuus Est. Anno Salutis Nostri 1616. AAa: Rathborne. Aeta: suae 44.
Engraving, with large margins, printed on 17th century watermarked paper, extremely rare. Plate 195 x 121mm. 7¾ x 4¾". False margins added.
Engraved portrait from 'The Surveyor' (1616) of the mathematician and map-maker Aaron Rathbone (1572-1618). With ornamental surround including scientific instruments and a library including works by Euclid, Ptolemy, Copernicus and others.
Ex Collection: R. Hobson of Hove. In the Science & Society Picture Library.
[Ref: 25440] £380.00