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  1. Elementorum libri XV. Un cum scholijs antiquis.

    Elementorum libri XV. Un cum scholijs antiquis.

    A Federico Commandino Urbinate nuper in latinum converse, commentarijsque quibusdam illustrati.
    First edition of the famous Latin translation of Euclid by the Italian humanist and mathematician, Federico Commandino (1509-1579). Born in Urbino, Commandino studied at Padua and at Ferrara, where he received his doctorate in medicine. He was hugely influential in providing Latin translations, making newly accessible the works of the ancient Greek mathematicians, notably Archimedes, Aristarchus of Samos, Pappus of Alexandria, and Hero of Alexandria. Learn More
    £9,500

    Date of Publication: 1572

    Published: Pesaro

    Stock Code: 52092

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