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HYGINUS, Caius Julius (fl. 2nd century, attributed to). Poeticon astronomicon. Pavia: Jacobus de Burgofranco, 12 January, 1513.
HYGINUS, Caius Julius (fl. 2nd century, attributed to). Poeticon astronomicon. Pavia: Jacobus de Burgofranco, 12 January, 1513.

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HYGINUS, Caius Julius (fl. 2nd century, attributed to). Poeticon astronomicon. Pavia: Jacobus de Burgofranco, 12 January, 1513. 4o (199 x 145 mm). Full-page woodcut of an astronomical sphere on title, repeated on verso, 47 allegorial woodcuts of the constellations, etc., woodcut initials. Modern vellum. Based on Ratdolt's 1485, Venice edition. Attributed to the 2nd-century Hyginus, the Poeticon astronomicon is a guide to the science of the sky. It explains the basics of astronomy, the 42 constellations, and the zodiac, mingling myth with science. Sander 3477.
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