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Frontpage of Guidobaldo Del Monte’s “Mechanicorum Liber”.
Guidobaldo Bourbon del Monte Santa Maria, known as Guidobaldo Del Monte was an Italian mathematician, philosopher and astronomer belonging to a noble Italian family. Del Monte’s volume is the first systematic discussion of the topic and presents a brief historical development of mechanics.
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