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Author Copernicus, Nicolaus, 1473-1543, author.

Title Three Copernican treatises : the Commentariolus of Copernicus, the Letter against Werner, the Narratio prima of Rheticus / translated with introduction and notes by Edward Rosen.

Publication Info. New York : Dover Publications, 1959.


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Highland CC Stacks - HCCY-13  QB 41 .C84 1959    AVAILABLE
Edition Second edition, revised / with an annotated Copernicus bibliography, 1939-1958.
Description x, 283 pages : diagrams ; 21 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 197-269) and index.
Form Also issued online.
Language Translated from Latin.
Summary "The "Commentariolus" is Copernicus's most lucid exposition of his system. The "Letter against Werner" throws light on development of Copernicus's thought. The "Narratio prima" is earliest printed presentation of the new astronomy."--Dover publications.
Contents Commentariolus / Copernicus, Nicolaus, 1473-1543 -- Letter against Werner / Copernicus, Nicolaus, 1473-1543 -- Narratio prima / Rheticus.
Subject Werner, Johannes, 1468-1528. De motu octavae sphaerae.
Astronomy -- Early works to 1800.
Added Author Rosen, Edward, 1906- editor, translator.
Translation of: Copernicus, Nicolaus, 1473-1543. Commentariolus. English.
Contained in (work): Copernicus, Nicolaus, 1473-1543. Epistola Coppernici contra Wernerum. English.
Contained in (work): Rhäticus, Georg Joachim, 1514-1576. De libris revolutionum Nicolai Copernici narratio prima.
Added Title Commentariolus. English
Other Form: Online version: Copernicus, Nicolaus, 1473-1543. Commentariolus. English. Three Copernican treatises. 2d ed., rev. New York, Dover Publications [1959] (OCoLC)593469813

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