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Product Description: The writings of Copernicus were unavailable in English until the publication of this 1939 translation. A 3-part collection, it consists of the Commentariolus, Copernicus' sketch of his hypotheses for the heavenly motions; the Narratio prima, a popular introduction to Copernican theory; and the Letter against Werner, Copernicus' refutation of the views of a contemporary...read more
By Edward Rosen (trans)

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9780486436050 | 2 revised edition (Dover Pubns, March 19, 2004), cover price $17.95 | About this edition: The writings of Copernicus were unavailable in English until the publication of this 1939 translation.

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Product Description: A handful of great landmark books in the scientific renaissance forever changed how we look at our place in the universe. The first of these was Nicolaus Copernicus’ De Revolutionibus Orbium Coelestium, Libri VI (Six books on the revolutions of the heavenly spheres)...read more

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9781891788147 | Cdr blg edition (Octavo, March 1, 1999), cover price $40.00 | About this edition: A handful of great landmark books in the scientific renaissance forever changed how we look at our place in the universe.

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Product Description: The essays in Copernirus and his Successors deal both with the influences on Copernicus, including that of Greek and Arabic thinkers, and with his own life and attitudes. They also examine how he was seen by contemporaries and finally describe his relationship to other scientists, including Galileo, Brahe and Kepler...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9781852850715 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, August 1, 1995, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: The essays in Copernirus and his Successors deal both with the influences on Copernicus, including that of Greek and Arabic thinkers, and with his own life and attitudes.

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Product Description: In 1973, on the 500th anniversary of Copernicus's birth, the Polish Academy of Sciences announced its intention to publish all of the astronomer's extant works, both in their original Latin and in modern translations. Here, available for the first time in softcover, are Edward Rosen's authoritative English translations and commentaries...read more

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9780801845161 | Johns Hopkins Univ Pr, November 1, 1992, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: In 1973, on the 500th anniversary of Copernicus's birth, the Polish Academy of Sciences announced its intention to publish all of the astronomer's extant works, both in their original Latin and in modern translations.

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Product Description: In 1973, on the 500th anniversary of Copernicus's birth, the Polish Academy of Sciences announced its intention to publish all of the astronomer's extant works, both in their original Latin and in modern translations. Here, available for the first time in softcover, are Edward Rosen's authoritative English translations and commentaries...read more

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9780801845154 | Johns Hopkins Univ Pr, November 1, 1992, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: In 1973, on the 500th anniversary of Copernicus's birth, the Polish Academy of Sciences announced its intention to publish all of the astronomer's extant works, both in their original Latin and in modern translations.

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Product Description: Controversial book by world-renowned scientist presents a reoriented view of optics, taking into account the problems of subjective measurement. Drawing on aspects of physics, physiology and psychology, Ronchi discusses optical systems, acuity of vision, optical image, elements of wave motion, more...read more

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9780486668468 | Dover Pubns, September 30, 1991, cover price $11.95 | About this edition: Controversial book by world-renowned scientist presents a reoriented view of optics, taking into account the problems of subjective measurement.

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Product Description: Part of the Janus Series

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9780898352429 | Abaris Books, July 1, 1986, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Part of the Janus Series

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Product Description: The wisest philosophers and the ablest astronomers agreed with the age-old belief of the common people that the earth is motionless. But the competing astronomical systems based on a stationary earth had to resort to unnecessary complications...read more

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9780898745733 | Krieger Pub Co, July 1, 1984, cover price $24.75 | About this edition: The wisest philosophers and the ablest astronomers agreed with the age-old belief of the common people that the earth is motionless.

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Product Description: Book by Copernicus, Nicolaus, Rhaticus, Georg Joachim

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9780374969134 | 3 revised edition (Octagon Books, June 1, 1971), cover price $31.50 | About this edition: Book by Copernicus, Nicolaus, Rhaticus, Georg Joachim

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