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Cometa per Bootem,
Wittenberg/ Paulum Helvvigium, 1619 - A. Rhodius: Cometa Per Bootem. Wittenberg. Apud Paulum Helvvigium. [P. Helwig]. [1619]. 1st ed. Small 4to. (21,5 x 16,8). (32) pp. With large woodcut on title and several woodcuts in the text. Vignette on last page. Frayed edges, some repairs/ reinforcements to corners. Browning due to age. Bound in later full paper. 1st edition of a rare book on the comet of 1618 which interested Galileo, Kepler, Snell, and the other leading astronomers of the time. Rhodius (1577- 1633), was a German mathematician who served Tycho Brahe in Prague 1600-1 and later became professor of mathematics at the University of Wittenberg. Sprache: Deutsch [Attributes: First Edition]
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