1594 Stoffler Astrolabii Astronomy Horology Navigation Astrology Mathematics

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 full-page woodcut engravings, charts, and navigational tools

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1594 Stoffler Astrolabii Astronomy Horology Navigation Astrology Mathematics

 

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 full-page woodcut engravings, charts, and navigational tools

 

Item number: #7718

Price: $1950

 

STOEFFLER, Johann

 

Elucidatio fabricae ususque astrolabii. Cui perbrevis eiusdem Astrolabii declaratio a Jac. Koebellio adiecta est.

 

Coloniæ Agrippinæ: Apud Henricum Falckenburg, 1594.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages; 2 works in 1
    • ‘Elucidatio Fabricae Ususque Astrolabii’
      • [2], 172, [6]
    • ‘Astrolabii Declaratio’
      • 31, [1]
    • References: USTC 649876; Kern, Wissenschaftliche Instrumente in ihrer Zeit, p. 313
    • Language: Latin
    • Binding: Hardcover; tight & secure
    • Size: ~6.25in X 4.25in (15.5cm x 10.5cm)
    • Extremely rare with no other example for sale worldwide

 

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7718

Categories

Mathematics & Physics

Medicine & Science

Authors

STOEFFLER, Johann

Printing Date

16th Century

Language

Latin

Binding

Hardcover

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete