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Cosmographia Petri Apiani
Cosmographia Petri Apiani
per Gemmam Frisivm apud Louanienses medicum & mathematicū insignem, iam demum ab omnibus vindicata mendis, ac nonnullis quoq[ue]: locis aucta. Additis eiusdem argumenti libellis ipsius Gemmæ Frisii., Colophon: Excusum Antuerpiæ opera Aeg. Diesthemij. Anno à Christo humanæ salutis authore nato, 1545., On verso of last leaf, device (no. 2) of Grégoire de Bonte., Signatures: A-H, K-S⁴; sig. I reserved for map of the world., Leaves signed [Aiii]-[Siiii] are numbered 1-66., Title vignette; initials. Fol. 31-48 in double columns., Revolving diagrams on verso of l. 8 and 11, and on recto of l. 28 and 49., Libellus de locorum describendorvm ratione ... per Gemmam Frisivm: l. 51-57., Vsvs annvli astronomici. Gemma Frisio ... avtore: l. 58-64., For full description see Ortroy, Bibliographie de l'œuvre de Pierre Apian. 1902. no. 36.
Mathematical collections and translations.
Mathematical collections and translations.
t. 1, pt. 1. Galileus Galileus, his Systeme of the world -- II. Galileus, his epistle to the Grand Dutchesse mother concerning the authority of Holy Scripture in philosophical controversies -- III. Johannes Keplerus, his reconcilings of Scripture texts, &c. -- IV. Didacus à Stunica, his reconcilings of Scripture texts, &c. -- V. P.A. Foscarinus, his epistle to Father Fantonus, reconciling the authority of Scripture, and judgments of divines alledged against this system -- t. 1, pt. 2. D. Benedictus Castellus, his Discourse of the mensuration of running waters -- II. His Geometrical demonstrations of the measure of running waters -- III. His letters and considerations touching the draining of fenns, diversions of rivers, &c. -- IV. D. Corsinus, his relation of the state of the inundations, &c. in the territories of Bologna, and Ferrara -- t. 2, pt. 1. Galileus, his Mathematical discourses and demonstrations, touching two new sciences, pertaining to the mechanicks and local motions, with an appendix of the centre of gravity of some solids -- II Galileus, his Mechanicks, with some additionall pieces -- III. Rhenatus des Cartes, his Mechanicks, translated from the French manuscript -- IV. Archimedes, his tract De insidentibus humido, or Of the natation of bodies, with the notes and demonstrations of Nicholaus Tartalea and Federicus Commandinus -- V. Galileus, his Discourse of natation -- VI. Nicolaus Tartalea, his inventions for diving under water, raising of ships sunk, &c., T. 2, pt. 2, although advertised, was never published., Portrait of Salusbury inserted in t. 2., Treatises have separate title pages., On t.p. of t. 1, pt. 2 the words "The second tome. The second part" should read "The first tome. The second part.", The work was published in two volumes, 1661-1665. It is rarely found complete, as most of the copies of t. 2 were destroyed in the great fire of London., Flyleaf inscription: E Lib: Tho. Wo[...], Coll Jes: Alum: Cant: 1707 Sept: 7., Includes bibliographical references and index.