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Editio princeps of seven mathematical works by Archimedes and three works by Eutocius Ascalonites, including his commentary on Archimedes. First edition of Jacopo da Cremona's Latin translations as corrected by Johannes Regiomontanus. The book is dedicated by the editor, Thomas Gechauff called Venatorius, to the Senate of Nuremberg. The Greek manuscript from which this edition was printed had been acquired in Rome by Willibald Pirckheimer and survives today in Nuremberg City Library. The transmission of these texts greatly influenced subsequent work by Galileo, Kepler and Newton. Among Archimedes' contributions were a a method for calculating centers of gravity, an approximation of the value of pi, a system for expressing very large numbers, geometrical analysis of mechanical problems, a forerunner of the calculus and other inventions. The present copy was donated in 1692 to a Jesuit house in Paris by the Bishop of Avranches, Pierre-Daniel Huet (his engraved armorial presentation bookplate inside the front cover), whose poetry, historical and philosophical works were published in Paris, Amsterdam and London.