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Astronomy: Ptolemy and Euclid with an armillary sphere between them. Engraving.

Date
1663
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46318i
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1663

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1 print : engraving

Lettering

Ptolomeus Aegipt(us). Euclides. Universitas rerum ut pulvis in manu Jehovae

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"Universitas rerum ut pulvis in manu Jehovae": The universe is as a handful of dust in the hand of God. Apparently the motto of the printer Jean Antoine Huguetan (1619-1681), of Lyons

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Wellcome Library no. 46318i

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