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Author Bagdadi, Muhammad.
Title De superficierum diuisionibus liber Machometo Bagdedino ascriptus / nunc primum Ioannis Dee Londinensis, & Federici Commandini Vrbinatis opera in lucem editus : Federici Commandini de eadem re libellus.
Publication Info. Pisauri : Apud Hieronymum Concordiam, MDLXX. [1570]
Location Call No. Status
 Rare Books Winthrop  Win 233    IN LIBRARY
Description 8 unnumbered pages, 76 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm (4to)
Note Date after place on title page.
Errata: p. [8].
Formerly attributed to Euclid. Cf. Archibald, R.C. Euclid's book on division of figures, p. 1-7.
Translated by Dee from an Arabic manuscript which he believed was a version of Euclid's lost work De superficierum divisionibus. Cf. prefatory letter from Dee to Commandino; Cantor's Vorlesungen über Geschichte der Math., v. 1, p. 287.
An earlier edition published in Bologna, 1565, is cited in Haym's Bibliotheca italiana, 1803, v. 4, p. 87.
Illustrated throughout with woodcut diagrams.
Printer's device on t.p.
Head-piece, woodcut initials.
Signatures: [cross]⁴ A-H⁴ I⁶.
Indexed In: Adams, M1892
Local Note Library copy from the Winthrop Collection. Bound with: Willebrord Snellius / Eratosthenes Batavus De terrae ambitus. Leiden, 1617; and Aristarchus, of Samos / Aristarchi De magnitudinibus, et distantiis solis. Pesaro, 1572. Bound together subsequent to publication.
Subject Geometry -- Early works to 1800.
Mathematics -- Early works to 1800.
Mathematics, Arab -- Early works to 1800.
Genre or Form Printers' devices (Printing) -- Italy -- 16th century.
Added Author Concordia, Girolamo, active 1564-1617, printer.
Euclid, attributed name.
Commandino, Federico, 1509-1575.
Dee, John, 1527-1608, translator.
Winthrop, John, 1606-1676, former owner, annotator.
Winthrop Collection (New York Society Library) ZNS
Added Title De svperficiervm divisionibvs liber