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IMAGE number
CH495374
Title
'De Revolutionibus Orbium Coelestium' by Nicolaus Copernicus and 'De Libris Revolutionum Nicolai Copernici Narratio Prima' by Georg Johan Rheticus, two works in one volume, Basel, 1566-67 (see also
Artist
Swiss School, (16th century) / Swiss
Description
'On the revolutions of the heavenly bodies,' by Nicholas Copernicus (1473-1543) and 'On the books of discourse on the revolutions of Nicolaus Copernicus' by Georg Johan Rheticus (1514-74) Bound with primium mobile, Erasmus Oswald Schreckenfuchs Basel: Heinrich Petri, 1566 and 1567
Location
Private Collection
Medium
cuir
Date
1566-1567 (C16th)
Dimensions
29.9x20.1 cms
Credit
Photo © Christie's Images / Bridgeman Images
Keywords
  • Renaissance
  • astrophysics
  • binding
  • book
  • celestial
  • de libris revolutionum
  • de revolutionibus orbium coelestium
  • discovery
  • early renaissance
  • front cover
  • georg johan rheticus
  • heavenly bodies
  • humanism
  • humanist
  • narratio prima
  • nicholas copernicus
  • nicolai copernici
  • nicolaus copernicus
  • northern renaissance
  • physics
  • polish
  • science
  • scientific
  • solar system
  • space
  • text
  • treatise

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