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Lot 197

Mathematics.- Lydiat (Thomas) Tractatus de varijs annorum formis vsurpatis a gentibus quarum illustria fuerunt regna & res gestæ, first edition of the author's first printed work, [Printed at Eliot's Court Press] ex officina Nortoniana, 1605.

 

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Mathematics.- Lydiat (Thomas) Tractatus de varijs annorum formis vsurpatis a gentibus quarum illustria fuerunt regna & res gestæ, first edition, title with woodcut printer's device, woodcut head- and tail-pieces and initials, tables, water-stained, contemporary limp vellum, 8vo, [STC 17047], [Printed at Eliot's Court Press] ex officina Nortoniana, 1605.

⁂ First printed work of Thomas Lydiat of New College, Oxford, who relinquished the Church for the study of mathematics and chronology.

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Mathematics.- Lydiat (Thomas) Tractatus de varijs annorum formis vsurpatis a gentibus quarum illustria fuerunt regna & res gestæ, first edition, title with woodcut printer's device, woodcut head- and tail-pieces and initials, tables, water-stained, contemporary limp vellum, 8vo, [STC 17047], [Printed at Eliot's Court Press] ex officina Nortoniana, 1605.

⁂ First printed work of Thomas Lydiat of New College, Oxford, who relinquished the Church for the study of mathematics and chronology.

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