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Froben, Georg Ludwig (1566-1645)
CLAVIS UNIVERSI TRIGONOMETRICA: PER QUAM COELI AC TERRÆ ADYTA RECLUDI, & OMNES DE MOTIBUS AC DIMENSIONIBUS UTRIUSQUE PER HYPOTHESES ARTIFICUM TRIANGULARI FORMA CONCEPTÆ QUÆSTIONES PER CERTA PROBLEMATA RESOLVI & IN APERTUM PRODUCI POSSUNT, TRIPLICI, QUÀ SIERA POTEST, METHODO… HAMBURG: HEINRICH WERNER, 1634
Estimate
2,5003,500
LOT SOLD. 3,250 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
187
Froben, Georg Ludwig (1566-1645)
CLAVIS UNIVERSI TRIGONOMETRICA: PER QUAM COELI AC TERRÆ ADYTA RECLUDI, & OMNES DE MOTIBUS AC DIMENSIONIBUS UTRIUSQUE PER HYPOTHESES ARTIFICUM TRIANGULARI FORMA CONCEPTÆ QUÆSTIONES PER CERTA PROBLEMATA RESOLVI & IN APERTUM PRODUCI POSSUNT, TRIPLICI, QUÀ SIERA POTEST, METHODO… HAMBURG: HEINRICH WERNER, 1634
Estimate
2,5003,500
LOT SOLD. 3,250 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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Froben, Georg Ludwig (1566-1645)
CLAVIS UNIVERSI TRIGONOMETRICA: PER QUAM COELI AC TERRÆ ADYTA RECLUDI, & OMNES DE MOTIBUS AC DIMENSIONIBUS UTRIUSQUE PER HYPOTHESES ARTIFICUM TRIANGULARI FORMA CONCEPTÆ QUÆSTIONES PER CERTA PROBLEMATA RESOLVI & IN APERTUM PRODUCI POSSUNT, TRIPLICI, QUÀ SIERA POTEST, METHODO… HAMBURG: HEINRICH WERNER, 1634
FIRST EDITION, 2 parts in one volume, 4to (235 x 180mm.), engraved additional title, printed title in red and black, woodcut diagrams, contemporary armorial vellum, yapp edges
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Provenance

Dukes of Arenberg, Plettenberg'schen Bibliothek, Schloss Nordkirchen, bookplate and inscription; bought from Jonathan Hill, New York, 1992, Catalogue 68, item 31

Literature

Tomash & Williams F101; Henderson p.62 no. 32; USTC 2048265; VD17 39:121683C

Catalogue Note

Froben was a pupil of Tycho Brahe at Hven, and went on to become a noted publisher in Hamburg. This work is on on spherical trigonometry as used in astronomy.

An engraved portrait is found in a few copies (see VD17, where an “Alternativer Fingerprint” for the majority of copies which have no portrait).

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