Campanus of Novara and Medieval Planetary Theory: "Theorica Planetarum"; Medieval Science Series; No. 16. English Translation CAMPANUS . Introduction, and, Francis S. Benjamin Jr., G. J. Toomer, Francis S. Benjamin Jr, Campanus of Novara.

Campanus of Novara and Medieval Planetary Theory: "Theorica Planetarum"; Medieval Science Series; No. 16

Madison, WI: The University of Wisconsin Press, 1971. First Edition. Hardcover. Small quarto. xvi + 490pp + ii page series title list. Pale green cloth with black titling to spine, b&w illustrations, bibliography, list of techincal terms and index. An English language translation with extensive commentary and notes Campanus' "Theorica Planetarum", an important thirteenth century Latin astronomical treatise which set down the first detailed exploration of the Ptolemaic astronomical system to be written in the Latin speaking West, which came to inform all later mediaeval cosmology. Light shelf wear and dust, page edges lightly thumbed, else a tight, unmarked VG+ copy in VG price clipped dust jacket (Dust jacket is a bit rubbedand creased at edges, folds and points, now in protective mylar sleeve). Large and heavy book may required additional shipping. Item #67351
ISBN: 029905960x

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