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Hyginus - Poeticon astronomicon

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QB 23 .H93 1482 R.B. (RARE BOOK)

Clarissimi viri Iginij Poeticon astronomicon : opus vtilissimmu foeliciter incipit : de mundi [et] sph[a]erae ac vtriusq[ue] partiu[m] declaratio[n]e liber primus prohemium / [Hyginus]. Hyginus.

Venetiis : Hoc Augustensis Ratdolt Germanus Erhardus ... pressit opus ..., anno salutis 1482, pridie idus Octdbris [i.e. Octobris] [114] p. : ill. ; 21 cm. (4to) Other authors: Sentinus, Jacobus. / Santritter, Joannes Lucilius. / Gannss, Erasmus, former owner.

Other titles: Poetica astronomica / Poetica astronomica / Poeticon astronomicon

Notes: 1. Caption title. 2. Edited by Jacobus Sentinus and J.L. Santritter. 3. Imprint from colophon. 4. Signatures: a-fp8s (-a1 blank) gp10s (a3 missigned b3). 5. Black letter type; caption title printed in red; woodcut initials; numerous woodcut ill. in text. 6. Remainder of bookseller's catalog description on front paste-down. 7. Inscribed on verso of last leaf: 1511. Erasmus Gannss de novoforo Saltzebrg dioce emit Ratispone xij gre. 8. Vellum binding, gold stamped leather spine label. 9. Rare book. 10. Place: Italy -- Venice. 11. Library has an English translation of this volume at QB 802 .S84 1997

1. Astronomy, Medieval 2. Constellations -- Early works to 1800

OCLC 4350782

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