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De maximis, et minimis geometrica divinatio : in qvintvm Conicorvm Apollonii Pergaei adhvc desideratvm ...

Author: Vincenzio Viviani; Giuseppe Cocchini; Ferdinando, Grand-Duke of Tuscany; Leopold, Prince of Tuscany; Apollonius, of Perga.
Publisher: Florentiae : Apud Ioseph Cocchini, Typis Nouis, sub Signo Stellae. MDCLIX [1659]
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Genre/Form: Early works
Imprimaturs (Publishing)
Errata lists (Publishing)
Early works to 1800
Named Person: Apollonius, of Perga.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Vincenzio Viviani; Giuseppe Cocchini; Ferdinando, Grand-Duke of Tuscany; Leopold, Prince of Tuscany; Apollonius, of Perga.
OCLC Number: 38557072
Notes: Vol. 2 has special t.p., separate paging and register; title varies slightly ("iamdiv" instead of "adhuc" and dedication to Prince Leopold of Etruria).
Title in red and black, with armorial title-vignette; head- and tail pieces; initials.
With half-title: "De maximis et minimis libri dvo."
Vol. 1: Brief dedication to Ferdinand II on t.p., before statement of responsibility, and in full following t.p.; the same to Prince Leopold of Etruria [brother of Ferdinando II] in v. 2.
"Svperiorvm permissv."
With four imprimatur statements, dated March or April 1659, on final page of v. 2.
Appendix: v. 2, p. 143-154.
Signatures: v. 1, [a]-b⁴ A-T⁴ V₂ ( -V2, blank leaf?); v. 2, pi² A-S⁴ T⁶.
Errata for both volumes: v. 2, final leaf.
Includes two copper-engraved and two wood-engraved plates, each pair bound in on facing pages; the first pair possibly on one leaf. Geometrical diagrams.
First edition, large paper copy.
Reconstruction of the then-lost fifth book of Apollonius's Conics.
Description: 2 v. in 1 ([16], 154; [4], 154, [2] p., [4] leaves of plates]) : ill. ; 33 cm. (fol.)
Other Titles: De maximis et minimis libri dvo
De maximis et minimis libri duo
Responsibility: Avctore Vincentio Viviani.

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