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Tychonis Brahe Astronomiae instauratae mechanica.


Main Author: Brahe, Tycho, 1546-1601.
Related Names: Gheyn, Jacob de 1565-1629.
Language(s): Latin
Published: Noribergae : Apud Leuinvm Hulsivm, M.DCII. [1602]
Subjects: Astronomical instruments > Astronomical instruments / Early works to 1800.
Woodcuts > Woodcuts / Germany > Woodcuts / Germany / 17th century.
Engravings > Engravings / Germany > Engravings / Germany / 17th century.
Note: Signatures: )::(⁴ A-E⁶ F⁴ G-H⁶ I⁴.
Head- and tail-pieces, historiated and foliated initials.
Engraved port. of Brahe on t.p., copied from that by Jacob de Gheyn which appeared in Brahe's Epistolarum astronomicarum libri, first published in 1596. Cf. New Hollstein Dutch & Flemish, De Gheyn II, 239.
A description of instruments used at Uraniborg and Stjerneborg on the island of Ven, with an Appendix (H4r-F2r) in which the observatories are shown.
First published at Wandsbek (Hamburg) in 1598.
Physical Description: [108] p. (the last blank) : ill., maps, plans ; 33 cm. (fol.)
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