By: Petau, Denis, S. J.

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B&W Illustration; c1700 pages; xlviii, 568, [8]; xii, 536; viii, 220, viii, 364 pages, including engraved frontispiece portrait of the author. 4 parts in 3 volumes. Folio, 395x260 mm, contemporary paste-paper wrappers, quite worn and most likely original, with portions missing from spines and some chipping along cover edges, Volume 2 front cover detached with title adhered, other front covers partly detached; scattered foxing; uncut. Vác Piarist ownership inscription dated 1805 on titles, later Hungarian stamp on versos. NOTES; The first 2 volumes reprint Petau's 1627 treatise on chronology De doctrina temporum, the third his 1630 Uranologion. Houzeau & Lancaster 12840. Uranologion brings together works by famous ancient astronomers such as Hipparchus, c. 190 BC ? c. 120 BC, Geminus, 1st century BC, and Ptolemy 90 ? 168 AD. Latin language text. PROVENANCE-Astronomy and Science Books from the Collection of Martin C. Gutzwiller.


Author Name: Petau, Denis, S. J.

Location Published: Venice, Bartolomeo Baronchelli,: 1757

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Good with no dust jacket

Categories: Astronomy

Seller ID: 35010