6256. Antique astronomy Heidelberg 1589

Objektsbeskrivning
ASTRONOMY. Astronomica veterum scripta isagogica graeca & latina... No place (Heidelberg, in officina Sanctandreana) 1589.

8:o (c. 163x96 mm.). (4, last 2 blank), (1)-170; 1-302, (2, last blank) pp. Title with woodcut printer's device, 48 woodcut illustrations (depicting the various constellations in Hyginus "Poeticon astronomicon").
Contemporary brown blindtooled calf, somewhat worn and mended, later straps, blank spine in five compartments, defective old labels in the 2 compartments at foot, later inner doublures and last endpaper. Minor foxing. Old signature on title, old inscription on first endpaper. Inside of upper cover with pasted catalogue cut. Library stamps in blue on last 2 leaves, title with red stamp (Withdrawn). Library stamp of Roman Kaczmar.

Not in VD 16; BM, STC German 367.
First part in Greek and latin, second part in latin.
Contents (from t.p.): Auct. Graeci, Procli Sphaera. Arati Solensis Phenomena, & Prognostica. Leontius Mechanicus de constructione Arateae Sphaerae. His tribus adincta est interpretatio Latina, in qua verbum de verbo expressum est. Latini, Aratea Phaenomena cum poetica interpretatione M.T. Ciceronis, Festi Rufi Auieni, Germanici Caes. cu[m] co[m]mentariis incerti auct. Veterum poetarum fragmenta astronomica. C. Iuli Hygini Poeticon Astronomicon.

From the library of Roman Kaczmar