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[caption id="" align="alignright" width="233"] Liber Moamin falconrii de Scientia venandi per aves et quadrupeds[/caption] “In quantum enim sunt reges non habent propriam delectationem nisi venationem” — Moamin “A wise falcon hides his talons.” — Proverb Facsimile. The so-called “Wiener Moamin” was created on the Italian penisula in the...

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="300"] photograph by Scott Beadles[/caption] “A library is as much a scientific instrument as a telescope.” — Luise Poulton Pioneers of Science: Ten Thousand Pages That Shook the World now online. Euclid’s Elements of Geometry was first printed in 1482, just as soon as one...