Alfred Maudslay (British, 1850-1931)
Photographs of Mayan Ruins before excavation, circa 1890
- Chichen Itza, Casa De Monjas (East and West)
CELESTIAL MECHANICS, BY ORONCE FINE (1549)
the handwritten manuscript ‘La Sphere du Monde..’, 1549, by Oronce Fine.
Oronce Fine (or Orance Finé) (1494-1555) was a third generation physician from France. He was also a teacher and prolific author in the fields of mathematics, geography, cartography and astronomy and he held the chair in mathematics at the Collège Royal in Paris for more than twenty years.