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ARATUS, ERATOSTHENES, EDMUND CHILMEADED. JOHNFELL.
Astronomical Treatises of Aratusasterismi (and Miscellenea) of Eratosthenestheon's Scholiaodes of Dionysius
1672. Hardcover. Book, A very scarce, earlyand absolutelyintriguing volume of classical work; compiled at the behest of John Fell, later Bishop of Oxford. 'Fell's Books,' or 'New Years' Presents' (as they were known) exemplified the early aims of the Oxford University Press - they were scholarly and informative, but ascetic and unashamedly highbrow (with commentary in Latin;but with the Classical subject-matter only in Ancient Greek). Despite their famous severity this particular example does contain a lovely engraved frontispiece; by the first University chalcographus, David Loggan - probably an exhibition of this new extravagance!Contained within are several classical works; predominantly astronomical (but also musical) in nature - Aratus's two treatises on astronomy, Eratosthenes's two 'Asterismi,' five shorter works frequently attributed to the latter (on circumference, duplication of the cube, sieves, the source of the River Nile, and on canons and monochords), and the Odes of Dionysius set to music (with an essay by Edmund Chilmead). Collated; two large folding celestial plates missing, otherwise complete. Condition: Externally, bound in old calf. Generally smart, though worn as expected with age. Lovely patina. Slight wear to corners of boards and hinges. Internally, very firmly bound. Hinges tender. Foxing to preliminaries and endpapers as to be expected, but text remains bright and clean. Two blankpages (preliminary and final)removed, though duplicates remain. Overall: VERY GOOD.
Rooke BooksProfessional seller
Book number: 034254
GBP 700.00 [Appr.: EURO 784 US$ 919.45 | JP„ 102394]

 ERATOSTHENES; J THOMPSON [EDITOR]; T R MILLS [EDITOR];, Lysias
ERATOSTHENES; J THOMPSON [EDITOR]; T R MILLS [EDITOR];
Lysias
W B Clive. 1910-01-01. Hardcover, 17 to 19 cm tall (12mo). Mottled finish to covers. Ink inscription. Greek lanuage, English notes. Fair.
M. Godding Ltd.Professional seller
Book number: 113616
GBP 5.40 [Appr.: EURO 6.25 US$ 7.09 | JP„ 790]
Catalogue: History
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ERATOSTHENES VON KYRENE:
Eratosthenis Catasterismorum Reliquiae. Rec. Karl Robert. Editio altera.
Berlin, Weidmann 1963. 254 S. Oln. Nd. d. Ausg. v. 1878.
Antiquriat Bücheretage - Hagena & SchulteProfessional seller
Book number: 64340EB
€  34.00 [Appr.: US$ 39.88 | £UK 30.5 | JP„ 4441]
Keywords: Altphilologie

 
ERATOSTHENES; CAROLUS [CARL] ROBERT
[Eratosthenes] Eratosthenis Catasterismorum Reliquiae Accedunt Prolegomena Et Epimetra Tria. Editio Altera Ex Editione Anni Mdccclxxviii Lucis Ope Expressa
Berlin: Weidman / Apud Weidmannos, 1963. Hardcover. Light bump to head of spine. Light scratches to front board. Endpapers slightly tanned. ; Parallel text in Greek and Latin; prolegomena and epimetra in Latin. ; 254 pages. Very Good+ with no dust jacket .
Ancient World BooksProfessional seller
Book number: 9551
USD 80.00 [Appr.: EURO 68.25 | £UK 61 | JP„ 8909]
Catalogue: Greek Literature
Keywords: Eratosthenes Astronomy Myth And Mythology Greek Literature

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