Hartmann's Practika Astrolabes Sundials English Translation
New Book Announcement
A must for all libraries and museums that include the history of science,
astronomy and mathematics in their collection.
for Making Sundials and Astrolabes with the Compass and Rule
Hartmann (1489-1564) was one of the most renowned instrument makers in sixteenth
century Nuremberg. Today his 300 page manuscript resides in the sterreichische
Nationalbibliothek along with two other manuscripts with related figures and
prints in two other libraries. Now finally, after almost 500 years, his work
is complete. It is, at last, a book!
- Publication date: May 2002.
- Regular price: $174.95 hardcover,
22 x 28.3 cm
- ISBN: 1-931947-00-7
- Pages: Approx. 312 pp. including 170 figures and illustrations,
appendix, references, and index.
- Categories: History of Science, History of Astronomy, History