1592 Greek Hero of Alexandria Spiritali MECHANICS Science Pneumatics Mathematics

HERO, of Alexandria

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Hero of Alexandria was a 1st-century Greek mathematician who is considered the greatest inventors of early mechanics and contributions to pneumatics. His book ‘Spiritalium’ became one of the best sources of early studies in pneumatics as well as ancient mechanics and hydraulics. Hero discussed the science behind syphons, fountains, and even the benefits of steam power.

 

This 1592 edition includes highly desirable woodcut engravings throughout – views of science experiments and inventions.

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1592 Greek Hero of Alexandria Spiritali MECHANICS Science Pneumatics Mathematics

 

Hero of Alexandria was a 1st-century Greek mathematician who is considered the greatest inventors of early mechanics and contributions to pneumatics. His book ‘Spiritalium’ became one of the best sources of early studies in pneumatics as well as ancient mechanics and hydraulics. Hero discussed the science behind syphons, fountains, and even the benefits of steam power.

 

This 1592 edition includes highly desirable woodcut engravings throughout – views of science experiments and inventions.

 

Item number: #16564

Price: $1500

 

HERO, of Alexandria

 

Spiritali di Herone Alessandrino

 

In Vrbino : Appresso Bartholomeo e Simone Ragusii fratelli, 1592.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • [8], 82 leaves
  • References: Adams H 372; USTC 835655
  • Language: Italian
  • Binding: Vellum; tight and secure
  • Size: ~8in X 5.75in (20cm x 15cm)

 

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16564

Categories

Mathematics & Physics

Medicine & Science

Authors

HERO, of Alexandria

Printing Date

16th Century

Language

Italian

Binding

Vellum

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete