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Print by Levinus Hulsius, 1596

Levinus Hulsius or Levin Hulsius (1546 in Ghent, East-Flanders, Belgium; 1606 in Frankfurt am Main) He was a maker and dealer of fine scientific instruments; publisher and printer; linguist and lexicographer; wrote extensively on the construction of geometrical instruments. Although he was born in Flanders he lived and worked in the Netherlands and Germany.

Tractatus instrumentorum mechanicorum, 1605


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“DICTIONNAIRE HISTORIQUE” [[PAR L’ABBÉ F. X. DE FELLER ]] TOME SEPTIÈME, Lille. Chez L. Lefort, Imprimeur-Libraire, 1832 Imprimerie de Guthenin Chalandre; Esquermise Nº 55