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1786 HANDWRITTEN MANUSCRIPT STUDY OF ASTRONOMY, CARTOGRAPHY, GEOGRAPHY AND PHILOSOPHY FROM THE FAMED UNIVERSITY OF LOUVAIN

By: Jacobus Van Asten Leendanus [?]

Price: $6,985.99

Publisher: Louvain Belgium Belge, 1786

Seller ID: 000814

Condition: Very Good+


On offer is a superb, fine and unique handwritten manuscript book representative of top tier 18th century European education and study of astronomy including theory, problems, corollaries and observations and with relation to map making, geography and philosophy. This elegant book would have served as a course 'text' at the Catholic University of Louvain as evidenced by the engraved title page vignette of a major building at Louvain straddled by portraits of Plato and Aristotle, while overhead the Latin motto "Porcus Alit Doctos" features Mary, Joseph and the baby Jesus on one side an... View more info