Ioannes Schonerus.Carolostadius, excellens Mathematicus in Urbe Norimbergensi. Nasc. Carolostadii Francorum a.1477. d. 16. Ianuarii. Mor. Norimb. 1547. aet. 70.
Wood engraving, rare. 165 x 95mm (6½ x 7¾"). Creasing.
Johannes Schoner (1477-1547) the renowned and respected German polymath. He had a wide reputation all over Europe as an innovative and influential globe maker and cosmographer and as one of the continent's leading and most authoritative astrologers. He is remembered as an influential pioneer in the history of globe making and as a man who played a significant role in the events that led up to the publishing of Copernicus' "De revolutionibus" in Nuremberg in 1543.
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