1682 1st ed Blondel History of Roman & Gregorian Calendar Time Keeping Galileo

BLONDEL, François

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A rare first edition of the history and development of the Roman calendar!

 

François Blondel was a French mathematician who studied a variety of topics, including Galilean astronomy – much in part to his meeting and studying with Galileo just before Galileo’s death. Blondel’s ‘Histoire du Calendrier Romain’ is a rare 17th-century account of ancient Rome and how they began the western concept of keeping time. This work includes numerous engravings of day/month charts as well as small engravings of medallions.

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1682 1st ed Blondel History of Roman & Gregorian Calendar Time Keeping Galileo

 

A rare first edition of the history and development of the Roman calendar!

 

François Blondel was a French mathematician who studied a variety of topics, including Galilean astronomy – much in part to his meeting and studying with Galileo just before Galileo’s death. Blondel’s ‘Histoire du Calendrier Romain’ is a rare 17th-century account of ancient Rome and how they began the western concept of keeping time. This work includes numerous engravings of day/month charts as well as small engravings of medallions.

 

Item number: #9193

Price: $599

 

BLONDEL, François

 

Histoire du calendrier romain : qui contient son origine & les divers changemens qui lui sont arrivez

 

Paris : L’Autheur et N. Langlois, 1682.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • [2], 312, [12]
    • 15 engravings
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Leather; tight & secure
  • Size: ~10.25in X 7.75in (26cm x 19.5cm)
  • Very rare and desirable

 

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9193

Categories

Classical Greco-Roman

Medicine & Science

Authors

BLONDEL, François

Printing Date

17th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete