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Operations of the geometric and military compass. Trans. by Stillman Drake

Galilei, Galileo

Published by Smithsonian, Washington, 1978
Soft cover
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reproduces S Drake's presumably authentic examples of th compass now in the Adler planetarium, Chicago 4to. Original printed wrappers. First English translation of what may be considered the first manual on a computing device--Galileo's geometric compass. The original edition in Italian was published in an edition of only 60 copies. Bookseller Inventory # 33313

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Title: Operations of the geometric and military ...

Publisher: Smithsonian, Washington

Publication Date: 1978

Binding: Soft cover

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