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Book Number 5906 
Author Proclus, Diadochus; Linacre, Thomas; Mechanicus, Leontius; Aratus Solensis (Soles); Cicero, Marcus Tullius; Avienus, Festus Rufius; Caesar, Germanicus; Scaliger, Joseph Juste; Hygin, Caius Julius; Camerarius, Elias:  
Title Anthology: ASTRONOMICA // VETERUM SCRIPTA // ISAGOGICA GRAECA // & Latina. // Auct. Graeci. // PROCLI SPHAERA. // ARATI SOLENSIS // Phenomena, & Prognostica. // LEONTIUS MECHANICUS de constru-// ctione Arateae Sphaerae. // His tribus adjuncta est inter-// pretatio Latina, in qua // verbum de verbo expressum // est. // Latini. // ARATEA Phaenomena // cum poetica interpretatione. // M. T. CICERONIS, // FESTI RUFI Avieni. // GERMANICI CAES. // cum commentariis incerti auct. // VETERUM Poetarum // Fragmenta Astronomica. // C. JULII HYGINI // Poeticon Astronomicon. // OPUS non Astronomiae solum, sed et Poeseos // studiosis opprime utile.// In OFFICINA SANCTANDREANA,// MD LXXXIX  
Date c. 1589;  
Publisher [Peter or Pierre de Saint-André] or Officina Sanctandreana, 
Place of Publication [Geneva or Heidelbergae]:  
Volume Information  
Cover Contemporary brown blind-tooled calf; paneled boards with two pairs of green silk ties; spine rebacked skillfully in five compartments with four raised bands; all edges light brown.  
Illustration Illustrated title with printer’s device of the Officina Sanctandreana; plus 48 partial page woodcut engravings  
Size octavo (163x100mm) 
Condition A very good example of this important work. 
Provenance Ex libris stamp “R K” of Roman Kaczmar on upper pasted endpaper. Unobtrusive stamp on title with previous owner’s signature on lower margin. Unobtrusive, marginal library stamps on 302 and 303.  
Pagination P: Ex libris, bl., hand written quotation, title, bl. (3), 1-170, 1-303 with 48 woodcuts, bl. (3).  
Reference References: GLN-3379; Adams, Cambridge, A 2076; Beckmann, Peking, p. 336; CDM, p. 126; Machiels, Univ. Gent, A 1000; Messkataloge Willer, aut. 1589, t. 4, p. [203]; Palatina, n° 578; Shaaber, Univ. of Pennsylvania, P 578; Shaw, Cathedral Libr., 2, A 1272; 
Translation Info  
Notes Text in Ancient Greek and Latin; First part in Greek and Latin, second in Latin. Rare anthology including the works of Avienus, Rufius Festus. Arati Phaenomena Germanicus Caesar, (c.15 B.C.-19 A.D) Proclus, (c. 410-485). Sphaera Aratus, Solensis. Phaenomena cum poetica interpretatione. Aratus, Solensis. Prognostica Leontius, Mechanicus. De constructione Arateæ Sphæræ Cicero, Marcus Tullius. Aratea Hyginus, C. Julius. Poetica astronomica Festi Rvfi Auieni. cu[m] co[m]mentariis incerti auct. Vetervm poetarum fragmenta astronomica  
Price (US$) 7500  
Short Description Book Early Printed General; Book Europe Germany; Book Europe Switzerland; Book Astronomy; Book Literature General; Book Classics;  
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