1553 Stoffler Astrolabii Astronomy Horology Navigation Illustrated Astrology

STOEFFLER, Johann

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Johannes Stöffler was a 15th-century German astronomer and mathematician who is best-remembered for his works on teaching astronomy, horology, and geography. While he had several popular books, his ‘Elucidatio Fabricae Usuque Astrolabii’ served as the standard work for astronomers and surveyors of the 16th-century. (Kern).

 

This impressive 16th-century printing of Stoffler’s work features impressive woodcut engravings navigational and astronomy tools.

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1553 Stoffler Astrolabii Astronomy Horology Navigation Illustrated Astrology

 

Johannes Stöffler was a 15th-century German astronomer and mathematician who is best-remembered for his works on teaching astronomy, horology, and geography. While he had several popular books, his ‘Elucidatio Fabricae Usuque Astrolabii’ served as the standard work for astronomers and surveyors of the 16th-century. (Kern).

 

This impressive 16th-century printing of Stoffler’s work features impressive woodcut engravings navigational and astronomy tools.

 

Item number: #7726

Price: $2500

 

STOEFFLER, Johann

 

Elucidatio fabricae ususque astrolabii, Joanne Stoflerino, …authore, cui multa et diligens accessit recognitio, una cum schematum negotio accomodatorum, exactissima expressione; adjectus est index…

 

Lutetiae: Paris: Apud Gulielmum Cauellat, in pingui gallina ex aduerso Collegij Cameracensis(IS), Cavellat, Guillaume, 1553.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • [8], 172
    • Signatures: *a8 A-X8 Y4
  • References: USTC 151281; Kern, Wissenschaftliche Instrumente in ihrer Zeit, p. 313
  • Language: Latin
  • Binding: Leather; tight & secure
  • Size: ~7in X 4.5in (18cm x 11cm)
  • Extremely rare with no other example for sale worldwide

 

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7726

Categories

Arts & Architecture

Medicine & Science

Authors

STOEFFLER, Johann

Printing Date

16th Century

Language

Latin

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete