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Peurbach, Georg von [Purbachius] / Christian Wurstisen [Christianus Wursteisen / Christianus Urstisius].
Theoricae Novae Planetarum. Quibus accesserunt: Ioannis de Monte Regio Disputationes, super deliramenta Theoricarum Gerardi Cremonensis. Item. Ioannis Eßler Maguntini, Tractatus utilis ante LX annos conscriptus, cui Titulum fecit, Speculum Astrologorum, in quo Astrolog. errores, ex neglecta temporis aequatione prouententes, ostenduntur, & multa que ad Theoricarum, praesertim Octauae Sphaerae, intellectum faciunt, explicantur. / BOUND WITH: Quaestiones vero in Theoricas Planetarum Purbachij, authore Christiano Wurstisio Basil. eadem forma damus. Omnia recens in gratiam Candidatorum Astronomiae edita. Cum gratia& privilegio Caes. Maiest.
Basel, Henricpetri, 1569 - 1573. Small Octavo (11 cm x 16 cm). Collation for ‚Theoricae Novae Planetarum': 8 Bll., 262 pages with many woodcuts throughout the text / Collation for ‚Quaestiones vero in Theoricas Planetarum Purbachij': [1]; [8], 430 pages with 10 plates plus many woodcuts within the text. The Colophon for this second Volume missing ! [It is not clear how many plates were supposed to be in this edition - some carry 9, some 11]. Contemporary 16th century Hardcover with boards covered by an old page from a Missale. Spine repaired later (possibly 18th century) with matching vellum. Dampstain throughout the whole volume. Heavily annotated throughout in a contemporary hand. [VD 16, P 2064 u. 265; Houzeau-L. I, 775; Zinner 2462 u. 2642; Deutsches Museum, Libri rari 217 u. Zinner, Regiomontanus 338, 106 (both mention the 1573 edition). - Sammelband mit zwei bedeutenden Publikationen des 16.Jahrhunderts zur kopernikanischen Lehre. Georg von Peuerbach (also Purbach, Peurbach; Latin: Purbachius; born May 30, 1423 - April 8, 1461) was an Austrian astronomer, mathematician and instrument maker, best known for his streamlined presentation of Ptolemaic astronomy in the Theoricae Novae Planetarum. One of Peuerbach's best known works is his Theoricae Novae Planetarum (written in 1454, published by Regiomontanus in 1472). It began as a series of lectures transcribed by Regiomontanus. The Theoricae Novae Planetarum was an attempt to present Ptolemaic astronomy in a more elementary and comprehensible way. The book was very successful, replacing the older Theorica Planetarum Comm … [Click Below for Full Description]
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