Catalog Record: Preclarissimu[m] opus elementor[um] Euclidis Megare[n]sis : vna cu[m] co[m]mentis Campani p[er]spicacissimi: in arte[m] geometria[m] incipit felicit[er | Hathi Trust Digital Library

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Preclarissimu[m] opus elementor[um] Euclidis Megare[n]sis : vna cu[m] co[m]mentis Campani p[er]spicacissimi: in arte[m] geometria[m] incipit felicit[er].

Main Author: Euclid.
Related Names: Hypsicles. , Campano da Novara -1296., Adelard of Bath approximately 1116-1142., Ratdold, Erhard 1447-1527 or 1528, printer.
Language(s): Latin
Published: [Venice] : Erhardus Ratdolt ... Venetijs impressit, anno salutis MCCCCLXXXII Octauis. Calen[das] Iun[ias] [25 May 1482]
Subjects: Euclid. > Elements.
Geometry > Early works to 1800.
Mathematics, Greek > Early works to 1800.
Woodcuts > Italy > 15th century.
Incunabula > Italy > Venice.
Note: Dedication on a1r: Erhardus Ratdolt Augustensis impressor. Serenissimo alme vrbis venete Principi Joanni Mocenico. S.
Incipit printed in red and black; text on a2r enclosed on 3 sides by a background woodcut border; woodcut initials, large and small; marginal diagrams.
Book XIV is a work of the 2nd cent. by Hypsicles and Book XV, the work of a Roman land-surveyor of the 6th cent.--Cf. Th. Heath. The thirteen books of Euclid's Elements. 1956, v. 3, p. 519
Colophon reads: Opus elementorũ euclidis megarensis in geometriã artẽ jn id quoq[ue] Campani pspicacissimi cõmentationes finiũt. Erhardus ratdolt augustensis impressor solertissimus. venetijs impressit. Anno salutis. M.cccc.lxxxij. octauis. caleñ. juñ. Lector. Vale.
Imprint from colophon.
Last leaf blank.
Signatures: a¹⁰ b-r⁸ (r8 blank).
Translation from Arabic by Adelard of Bath of Euclid's Elements.
Headlines: book numbers throughout, Liber I-Liber XV.
Physical Description: [276] p. : ill. (woodcuts) ; 31 cm.
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