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IN MECHANICAS
Piccolominei, Alexandri.

IN MECHANICAS

quaestiones Aristotelis paraphrasis paulo quidem plenior ... Ejusdem commentarium de certitudine mathematicarum disciplinarum: In quo, de Resolutione, Diffinitione, & Demonstratione:necnon de materia, et in Fine Logical Facultatis, quamplura continentur ad rem ipfam tum inashema-sicam, tum Logicam, maxime pertinensia. Traiano Cvrtio. Venetis Apud Traranum Curtium 1565.
Sm. 8vo. 108 leaves. Printer's woodcut device on title, woodcut historicated initial letters, geometric diagrams and woodcut figures, dec. headpieces. Latin text. Minor worming affecting first three leaves, signature N misbound after leaf 103, inscription and browning to t.p., only light browning to text, modern e.ps., bright C20th half japon with marbled boards, dec. spine with gilt lettered title label. Many leaves misnumbered but complete. First published in Rome in 1647. Alessandro Piccolomini (15081579) Italian astronomer and philosopher from Siena, who promoted the popularization in the vernacular of Latin and Greek scientific and philosophical treatises. His translations included Book xiii of Ovid's Metamorphoses and book vi of the Aeneid.
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