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Hedraeus, Benedictus (1608-1659)
NOVA ET ACCURATA ASTROLABII GEOMETRICI STRUCTURA ... NEC NON, QUADRANTIS ASTRONOMICI AZIMUTHALIS. LEIDEN: WILLEM CHRISTIAENS VAN DER BOXE, 1643
Estimate
1,0002,000
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Hedraeus, Benedictus (1608-1659)
NOVA ET ACCURATA ASTROLABII GEOMETRICI STRUCTURA ... NEC NON, QUADRANTIS ASTRONOMICI AZIMUTHALIS. LEIDEN: WILLEM CHRISTIAENS VAN DER BOXE, 1643
Estimate
1,0002,000
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Hedraeus, Benedictus (1608-1659)
NOVA ET ACCURATA ASTROLABII GEOMETRICI STRUCTURA ... NEC NON, QUADRANTIS ASTRONOMICI AZIMUTHALIS. LEIDEN: WILLEM CHRISTIAENS VAN DER BOXE, 1643
Small 8vo (156 x 94mm.), title printed in red and black, 5 folding woodcut plates, woodcut text illustrations and diagrams, modern panelled calf, title soiled, some plates possibly in facsimile
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Provenance

bought from Pickering & Chatto, London, 1991

Literature

Tomash & Williams H94; Hoogendoorn p.458 Hed01; STCN 214115852

Catalogue Note

An important work on Vernier scales. "Hedraeus was a professor of mathematics at the University of Uppsala and an instrument maker. He is known to have constructed an observatory near Uppsala (evidently the first in Sweden)" (Tomash & Williams).

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