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Herlinus, Dasypodius, Euclid
1566 Euclid Analytical Geometry Analyseis Geometricae Many Woodcut Illustrations
Josias Rihelius. EUCLID 1566 Analyseis geometricae sex librorum Euclidis. Primi et Quinti Factae A Christiano Herlino: Reliquae una cum commentariis & scholiis perbreuibus in eosdem sex libros Geometricos: a Cunrado Dasypodio (Conrad Dasypodius) Pro Schola Argentinensi (the school of Strasbourg) Ioanes Sturmius Lectori S Magna laus Christiano Herlino mathematico. [Strassburg] Iosias (Josias Rihel) Rihelius 4to, rebound in modern dark brown calf, gilt-lettered spine, renewed marbled endpapers. Wide margins. Printers device of Rihelius on title page. Engraved initials. Woodcut illustrations throughout. Text in Latin with some text in Greek. Commentaria rerum Geometricae leaves LXXXVI-XCVIII, index (3) In Strassburg under the influence of Sturm, mathematics was studied far more extensively than in many contemporary universities. This edition was edited by the Swiss mathematician and astronomer Conrad Dasypodius (c1530-1600) and studied under Sturm. This book was written with teacher Christian Herlinus- Six Books of Euclid's Elements. In this book all of the propositions in the first six books of the Elements were rewritten into logical syllogisms- intending to facilitate the study of mathematics for students trained in dialectics. Euclid Greek mathematician the Father of Geometry was active during the reign of Ptolemy. Condition Minimal wear to firmly attached boards Binding sound A few small repaired tears to title page, title page hand soiled wormhole to last 4pp. repaired. corner torn XII lacking first two blanks (excised prior to Index) Verso title page as pictured where n … [Click Below for Full Description]
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