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Schott, Gaspar (1608-1666)
CURSUS MATHEMATICUS SIVE ABSOLUTA OMNIUM MATHEMATICARUM DISCIPLINARUM ENCYCLOPAEDIA... ACCESSERUNT IN FINE THEORESES MECHANIAE NOVAE. WÜRZBURG: JOB HERTZ FOR HEIRS OF J.G. SCHONWETTER, 1661
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Schott, Gaspar (1608-1666)
CURSUS MATHEMATICUS SIVE ABSOLUTA OMNIUM MATHEMATICARUM DISCIPLINARUM ENCYCLOPAEDIA... ACCESSERUNT IN FINE THEORESES MECHANIAE NOVAE. WÜRZBURG: JOB HERTZ FOR HEIRS OF J.G. SCHONWETTER, 1661
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Schott, Gaspar (1608-1666)
CURSUS MATHEMATICUS SIVE ABSOLUTA OMNIUM MATHEMATICARUM DISCIPLINARUM ENCYCLOPAEDIA... ACCESSERUNT IN FINE THEORESES MECHANIAE NOVAE. WÜRZBURG: JOB HERTZ FOR HEIRS OF J.G. SCHONWETTER, 1661
FIRST EDITION, folio (338 x 205mm.), double column, additional engraved title-page, folding engraved table, 41 engraved plates (some folding), old vellum, title in manuscript on spine, modern folding cloth box, new endpapers, engraved title cropped at right margin, browning, vellum slightly soiled
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Provenance

Colloredo, ink stamp on title (Schloßbibliotheken in Opočno and Dobriš, Czech Republic); bought from Jonathan Hill, New York, 1998

Literature

Tomash & Williams S54; Dünnhaupt pp.3815-3816 no. 6.1; Instruments in print 27; VD17 12:196809B

Catalogue Note

An encyclopaedia intended for use by students in the numerous Jesuit colleges, including chapters on the traditional mathematical curriculum of arithmetic, geometry, music, and astronomy, as well as mechanics, warfare, navigation and surveying, with discussions and illustrations of relevant instruments.

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