- Upper pastedown and a few lvs repaired w. paper; a few lvs. w. portion torn off or a tear; sl. (finger)soiled, mostly in margins; some lvs. w. sm. wormhole near inner margin; hinges weak. Binding sl. soiled; a few waterstains on frontcover; lacks portion of backstrip at lower corner.
= Cf. Bierens de Haan 2666; cf. Poggendorff I 1373. ''In his Progymnasmatum astronomiae restitutae de motu solis (Middelberg, 1619) Van Lansberge taught the probability of the earth's motion according to the Copernican doctrine; the same is true of Bedenckingen op den dagelyckschen , ende jaerlyckschen loop van den aerdt-kloot (Middelberg, 1629), translated into Latin by M. Hortensius as Commentationes in motum terrae diurnum, et annuum (Middelberg, 1630)'' p.28 DSB.