Levinus Hulsius

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.

Print by Levinus Hulsius, 1596
Tractatus instrumentorum mechanicorum, 1605


  • Mathematics from the birth of numbers, Jan Gullberg, W. W. Norton & Company; 1st ed edition (October 1997), 1093 pages ISBN 0-393-04002-X ISBN 978-0-393-04002-9
  • Ralf Kern: "Wissenschaftliche Instrumente in Ihrer Zeit". Band 2: "Vom Compendium zum Einzelinstrument". Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König 2010, ISBN 978-3-86560-866-6

“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