Astronomicum Caesareum dedication page

Astronomicum Caesareum dedication page

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Caption: Astronomicum Caesareum dedication page. This page states a dedication of this astronomical atlas to King Charles V, for whom it was made by the German printer Petrus Apianus (1495-1552) in 1540. This book contains early examples of volvelles, in which nested circular pieces of paper rotated by revolving on grommets.

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