Euclidis Elementorum libri XV. Unà cum scholijs antiquis à Federico Commandino ... nuper in latinum conversi, commentarijsque quibusdam illustrati. Euclid.
Euclidis Elementorum libri XV. Unà cum scholijs antiquis à Federico Commandino ... nuper in latinum conversi, commentarijsque quibusdam illustrati

Euclidis Elementorum libri XV. Unà cum scholijs antiquis à Federico Commandino ... nuper in latinum conversi, commentarijsque quibusdam illustrati

Pesaro: Jacobus Chriegher German, 1572. Folio in sixes, pp. [24] plus 255 leaves; title within an architectural woodcut border, historiated woodcut initials, numerous woodcut geometric diagrams and illustrations in the text; a clean, crisp copy in 19th century quarter vellum over marbled boards, smooth gilt-decorated spine with 2 black calf lettering pieces, edges stained yellow; nice copy. "A new translation into Latin of the fifteen books of the Elements appeared at Pesaro, a seaport on the Adriatic near Urbino, in 1572. The printer was Camillo Francischini. The translation, which was made use of by subsequent editors for centuries, was the work of Federigo Comandino, certainly an outstanding figure in the history of Euclid's Elements" (Thomas-Stanford). Adams E-984; Thomas-Stanford, Early Editions of Euclid's Elements, no. 18. Item #38312

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