Archimedes (c. 287-212 BC). Opera, quae quidem extant, omnia.. Basel; I.
Hervagius, 1544. First complete edition. Edited by Thomas Venatorius
(originally Thomas Gechauff). In Greek and Latin. With printer's device
and numerous wood cuts, diagrams, and initials. Binding is 19th century
old roan. A great mathematician, Archimedes' work is of fundamental
importance in mathematics, mechanics and hydrostatics. Galileo, Descartes,
and Newton were influenced by his writings.