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4to. 66*, 416 pp. XIII + 68 diagrams; occasional pencil marginalia by Lindberg. Black gilt-stamped cloth; rear hinge cracked. Ink ownership signatures of William Duane Stahlman and David C. Lindberg. Very good +. German edition of Kepler's Astronomia nova, first published in 1609, the first modern astronomy book. In this work, Kepler bypassed ancient conceptions of order and harmony to focus on the true movements of the planets and the mathematical and physical laws governing them. It is Kepler's most important work and one of "the most decisive cosmological books of the world." - Armitage. Armitage, John Kepler, pp. 67-75; Caspar, Bibliographia Kepleriana 159; DSB, VII, pp. 289-312. [PROVENANCE]: Stahlman wrote a paper for ISIS, "Astronomical Dating Applied to a Type of Astrological Illustration," (1956). He received his Ph.D. from Brown in 1960; then he wrote with Owen Gingerich, Solar and Planetary Longitudes for Years -2500 to +2000 by 10 Day Intervals, (1963).
Title: Neue Astronomie Ubersetzt Und Eingeleitet Von Max Caspar.
Publisher: Munchen â€“ Berlin:, R. Oldenbourg, 1929.: 1929
lbs: 3.00 lbs
Seller ID: BL2926