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Mathematics Euclidis Elementorum Libri XIII Succinctis & perspicuis demonstrationibus comprehensi. Editio postu-ma, priore correctior & emendator. With numerous woodcut diagrams in the text. (Wittenberg), Paul Helwig, 1634. (16), 594 p. (190 mispagated: 192, and 356 mispagated 354.) 8° Hldr. d. d. (somewhat rubbed and scraped). Murhard II, 17. - Steck, 89. - Not at Macclesfield. KVK: Brunswick, Munich, Erfurt, Greiz, Hanover, Wittenberg, Wolfenbüttel, Dublin, NL Wales, Oxford. OCLC records copies at the University of California, Berkeley and Oberlin College. - A very rare and thorough edition of Euclid by the German mathematician, astronomer and physician Ambrosius Rhode (also: Rhodius, Rhodii, Rodius 1577 - 1633), the final edition was published only after his death in 1634. As a friend of Tycho Brahe and Kepler, he also wrote a textbook on optics. He initiated the first urban water supply system in Wittenberg, the only functioning water supply system from the Renaissance that still functions north of the Alps: a technical monument (Aqua Rhodi). In 1595 Rhode began studies at the University of Wittenberg, which he completed with a master's degree in 1600. - Front cover removed, inner cover old stamped. Slightly browned, occasional damp spotting. Last leaves with small corner faults, nevertheless a good copy. With numerous woodcut diagrams in the text. A very rare and thorough edition of Euclid by the German mathematician, astronomer and physician Ambrosius Rhode (also: Rhodius, Rhodii, Rodius 1577 - 1633), the final edition only appeared after his death in 1634. A friend of Tycho Brahe and Kepler he also wrote a textbook on optics. He initiated the first urban water pipe system in Wittenberg, the only functioning water pipe system from the Renaissance still working north of the Alps: a technical monument (Aqua Rhodi). Rhode began studying at the University of Wittenberg in1595 and obtained in 1600 the master's

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