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Title
Ji he yuan ben : liu juan
Other Title
幾何原本 : 六卷 /
Summary
The mathematical and geometric treatise "Elements", originally written by Euclid in ca. 300 B.C., was orally translated by Matteo Ricci and then supplemented and written in Chinese by Xu Guangqi.
Contributor Names
Xu, Guangqi, 1562-1633, bi shou.
Ricci, Matteo, 1552-1610, kou yi.
Chinese Rare Book Collection (Library of Congress).
Created / Published
[China : publisher not identified], Ming Wanli 39 nian [1611]
Notes
-  In case.
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
-  Collection of Wang Shunan April 3, 1929 379064.
-  明萬曆三十九年增訂本 左右雙欄 白口 單魚尾 版匡高21.0寬13.3公分 全書高25.8寬18.2公分.
-  十行二十二字. Ten lines, with twenty-two characters per line.
-  原題:"泰西利瑪竇口譯,吳淞徐光啟筆受"。按此本不知何時所刻?徐光啟題記撰於萬曆三十九年,未言付梓;然據卷端所載考定較閱姓氏推之,必刻成於萬曆間。後李之藻輯印天學初函,即用此版。徐光啟序,又跋,利瑪竇序(萬曆三十五年,1607).
-  補:卷内有徐光啟《題幾何原本再校本》云:"是書刻於丁未歲(萬曆三十五年,1607),板留京師。戊申(三十六年,1608)春,利先生以校正本見寄,令南方有好事者重刻之,累年來竟無有,校本留寘家塾。暨庚戌(三十八年,1610)北上,先生沒矣,遺書中得一本,其別後所自業者,校訂皆手跡 ... 其友龐、熊兩先生遂以見遺,庋置久之。辛亥(三十九年,1611)夏季 ... 余念牙弦一輟,行復五年,恐遂遺志。因偕二先生重閱一過,有所增定,比于前刻,差無遺憾矣。"述刻印緣起頗詳。此書最早刻於萬曆三十五年,一年後利瑪竇有校正本,未及刊印,萬曆三十八年利氏卒。次年徐光啟乃據其手校再行增訂,並請利氏助手龐迪我、熊三拔重新審閱,刊印此本。故此版本内容應較初版更為詳盡.
Medium
6 volumes
Library of Congress Control Number
2014514121
OCLC Number
18595481
Online Format
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Xu, Guangqi, Bi Shou, Matteo Ricci, and Chinese Rare Book Collection. Ji He Yuan Ben: Liu Juan. [China: publisher not identified, Ming Wanli 39 nian, 1611] Image. https://www.loc.gov/item/2014514121/.

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Xu, G., Ricci, M. & Chinese Rare Book Collection. (1611) Ji He Yuan Ben: Liu Juan. [China: publisher not identified, Ming Wanli 39 nian] [Image] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2014514121/.

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Xu, Guangqi, Bi Shou, Matteo Ricci, and Chinese Rare Book Collection. Ji He Yuan Ben: Liu Juan. [China: publisher not identified, Ming Wanli 39 nian, 1611] Image. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2014514121/>.

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