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Elucidatio fabricae ususque astrolabii, Joanne Stoflerino, ...authore, cui multa et diligens accessit recognitio, una cum schematum negotio accomodatorum, exactissima expressione; adjectus est index... by  Johann STOEFFLER - Hardcover - 1553 - from Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books (SKU: 7726)

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

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

by STOEFFLER, Johann

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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

o [8], 172

o 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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Bookseller
Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
7726
Title
Elucidatio fabricae ususque astrolabii, Joanne Stoflerino, ...authore, cui multa et diligens accessit recognitio, una cum schematum negotio accomodatorum, exactissima expressione; adjectus est index...
Author
STOEFFLER, Johann
Format/binding
Leather; tight & secure
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Gulielmum Cauellat, in pingui gallina ex aduerso Collegij Cameracensis(IS), Cavellat, Guillaume
Place of Publication
Lutetiae
Date published
1553
Keywords
1553 Stoffler Astrolabii Astronomy Horology Navigation Illustrated Astrologyrare, antique, old, first edition, 1st state, provenance, signed, inscribed, dust jacket, vellum, manuscript, engravings, illustrations, leather, plates, maps, antiquarian

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