• Epytoma Ioa[n]nis de Mo[n]te Regio in Almagestu[m] Ptolemei.

    Epytoma Ioa[n]nis de Mo[n]te Regio in Almagestu[m] Ptolemei.

    Woodcut title. Begun by Georg von Peurbach. Edited by Giovanni Abiosi. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Goff R-111 Hain-Copinger 13806 BM 15th cent., V, p. 427 (IB.23380) IGI 5326 Sander 6399 LC copy: old blind-stamped brown calf, rebacked, clasps broken. DLC [110] leaves (the last blank). woodcuts: 1 illus. with border, diagrs. 31.5 cm. (fol.)

    • Contributor: Ptolemy
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1496
  • Nicolai Copernici Torinensis De revolvtionibvs orbium coelestium, libri VI

    Nicolai Copernici Torinensis De revolvtionibvs orbium coelest...

    Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Published also under title: Astronomia instaurata, libris sex comprehensa, qui De revolutionibus orbium cœlestium inscribuntur. Nunc ... restituta ... studio d. Nicolai Mvlerii. 6 p.l., 196 numb. l. tables, diagrs. 28 cm.

    • Contributor: Copernicus, Nicolaus
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1543
  • Harmonices Mundi.

    Harmonices Mundi.

    Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Books 1-2 and books 3-5 are paged continuously. Books 1, 4 and 5 have special t.p. included in pagination. 4 p.l., 66, 255 p. pl., diagrs. 30 cm.

    • Contributor: Kepler, Johannes
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1619

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  • Tabvlae Rudolphinae, quibus astronomicae scientiae ...

    Tabvlae Rudolphinae, quibus astronomicae scientiae ...

    Sportula genethliacis (p. 121-125) and Notæ ([2] p.) with imprint: Typis Saganensibus, 1629, and the map by Philipp Eckebrecht, with imprint: Norimbergae, Sculpsit J.P. Walch, 1630, were added after publication fo the work in 1627. Cf. Max Caspar. Bibl.Keleriana, 1936, no. 79. Bookplate: Bibliotheca Lindesiana. DLC Includes the first version of the preliminary matter. Rosenwald 1316 Rosenwald 1316A [18], 125, [2], 115 (i.e. 119 ...

    • Contributor: Kepler, Johannes
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1627
  • Il saggiatore nel quale con bilancia esquita e giusta siponderano ...

    Il saggiatore nel quale con bilancia esquita e giusta siponde...

    Engraved title within architectural border, the arms of Urban VIII in the upper panel, the Lincei device in the lower. Engraved illustrations and diagrams. Title and portrait of Galilei engraved by Francesco Villamena. Dedication (signed: Gli accademici lincei) followed by two poems in praise of the author, one in Latin by Johannes Faber, the other in Italian by Francesco Stelluti. 6 p. l., 236 ...

    • Contributor: Galilei, Galileo
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1623
  • Calendarium

    Calendarium

    Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Block book. BM 15th cent., I, p. 7 (IA.26) (variations) Schreiber, W.L Handbuch (2. Aufl.), IV, p. 406-410 Rosenwald 25 LC copy partly hand colored in red, green, and yellow. Leaves [29-30] bound in after leaf [31]. Limp vellum binding with ms. notes inside. Stamp of the Library of St. Florian. DLC ...

    • Contributor: Regiomontanus, Joannes
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1474
  • Le Proprietaire en francoys.

    Le Proprietaire en francoys.

    "... Des p[ro]prietes des choses fut tra[n]slate de latin en fra[n]coys lay de grace Mil.CCCC.lxxij [sic, i.e. 1372] par le co[m]ma[n]deme[n]t de tres puissant et noble prince Charles le quint ... Et le traslata son petit et humble chapellain frere Jehan Corbichon ...": Colophon. Imprint from colophon. Printer's device below colophon. Signatures: a8 2a8 b-z8 [et]8 [con]8 A-B8 (leaf a8 blank). Goff B-148 Hain-Copinger ...

    • Contributor: Bartholomaeus
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1491
  • Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica.

    Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica.

    Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Signatures: [A]-Z4, (H2 lettered G2), Aa-Zz4, ***4, Aaa-Ooo4. The second and third books were apparently printed by different printers as indicated by the different type in the headings and the break in paging between the two books. Imperfect: folded plate wanting. Sig. Fff reinforced with crepeline and badly discolored. DLC "E libris ...

    • Contributor: Newton, Isaac
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1687
  • Epistolarum astronomicarum libri.

    Epistolarum astronomicarum libri.

    Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. This volume contains correspondence in Latin and German with Landgrave Wilhelm and his astronomer Christopher Rothmann. Subsequent volumes were never published. Cf. Tycho Brahe / J.L.E. Dreyer. 1890. p. 228. A reissue of the 1596 ed., with the 1st gathering reset. Cf. Zinner. The 1596 colophon reads: Vraniburgi : Ex officinâ typographicâ ...

    • Contributor: Brahe, Tycho
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1601

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  • Cosmographiae introductio: cum quibusdam geometriae ac astronomiae principijs ad eam rem necessarijs

    Cosmographiae introductio: cum quibusdam geometriae ac astron...

    Abridgement of his "Cosmographicus liber" of 1524. Imprint from colophon. Signatures: A-D8. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Alden, J.E. European Americana, 537/1 Thacher, II, p.53 (Americana) 31, [1] leaves : ill., map (woodcuts) ; 16 cm. (8vo)

    • Contributor: Apian, Peter
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1537
  • Istoria e dimostrazioni intorno alle macchie solari e loro accidenti comprese in tre lettere scritte all'illvstrissimo signor Marco Velseri ...

    Istoria e dimostrazioni intorno alle macchie solari e loro ac...

    4, 164 p. illus., port. 23 cm.

    • Contributor: Galilei, Galileo
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1613
  • Breuis ac perutilis co[m]pilatio Alfragani ... totu[m] id continens quod ad rudimenta astronomica est opportunum.

    Breuis ac perutilis co[m]pilatio Alfragani ... totu[m] id con...

    Translated by Joannes Hispalensis. Known in Latin as Compilatio astronomica. Goff A-460 Hain-Copinger 822 BM 15th cent., VI, p. 605 (IA.25717) GW 1268 (variant) Stillwell, M.B. Science, 13 [30] leaves. woodcuts : 1 illus. 8 diagrs. 19.6 cm. (4to)

    • Contributor: Farghāni
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1493
  • Principia philosophiae.

    Principia philosophiae.

    Title vignette: device of Louis Elzevir. Last preliminary leaf (sig. b[4]) blank. Rosenwald 1431 12 p.l., 310 p. illus., diagrs. 21 cm.

    • Contributor: Descartes, Rene
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1644

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  • Discovery of a world in the moone.

    Discovery of a world in the moone.

    Error in paging: 207-208 repeated. Signatures: A4 B-O8 P4. STC (2nd ed.) 25640.5 LC copy has inscription: C. Townson. DLC [8], 209 [i.e. 211], [5] p. : ill. (woodcuts) ; 15 cm. (8vo)

    • Contributor: Wilkins, John
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1638
  • Deliciae physico

    Deliciae physico

    Engraved title page (v. 1); added engraved title pages in volumes 2 and 3. Vol. 3 has imprint: Nürnberg : In Verlegung Wolffgang Moritz Endters, anno MDCXCII. Vol. 1: [12], 574 p.; v. 2: [26], 620, [4] p., [1] folded leaf of plates; v. 3: [16], 659, [37] p. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Includes indexes. Errata: ...

    • Contributor: Schwenter, Daniel
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1636

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  • Nouicijs adolesce[n]tib[us] ad astronomica[m] remp. capessenda[m]

    Nouicijs adolesce[n]tib[us] ad astronomica[m] remp. capessend...

    Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Caption title (printed in red). Imprint from colophon (place from Goff). The col. ill. are printed with blocks inked yellow or green; one ill. is printed in both colors. Signatures: a-g8 h4. Goff J-405 Hain-Copinger 14110 BM 15th cent., V, p. 286 (IA.20516) LC copy: capitals in red or red and gold; ...

    • Contributor: Sacro Bosco, Joannes De
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1482
  • De magnis [con]iunctionibus anno[rum] reuolutio[n]ibus ...

    De magnis [con]iunctionibus anno[rum] reuolutio[n]ibus ...

    Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. First edition, Augusburg, 1489. Essentially a translation by Joannes Hispalensis of the Kitāb aḥkām sinī al-mawālīd (Book of revolutions of the birth-years) and other writings, based in great part on al-Kindī.--Cf Enzyk. d. Islām adn Sarton, Introd. hist. sci. [1927] v. 1, p. 568. [94] l. illus., diagrs. 21 cm.

    • Contributor: Abū MaʻShar
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1515
  • Almagestum Cl. Ptolemi

    Almagestum Cl. Ptolemi

    Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Translated by Gherardo da Cremona from an Arabic version.--Cf. M.B. Stillwell. The awakening interest in science during the first century of printing, 1970, no. 97. In LC copy the date 1515 has been altered to 1465 on t.p., and on rector and verso of last leaf. Inserted are teh 2 start mpas ...

    • Contributor: Ptolemy
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1515
  • M. Blundeuile his exercises : containing eight treatises, the titles whereof are set down in the next printed page : which treatises are very necessarie to be read and learned of all young gentlemen, that haue not beene exercised in such disciplines, and yet are desirous to haue knowledge as well in cosmographie, astronomie, and geographie, as also in the art of nauigation, in which art it is impossible to profite without the helpe of these, or such like instructions : to the furtherance of which art of nauigation, the said M. Blundeuile specially wrote the said treatises ...

    M. Blundeuile his exercises : containing eight treatises, the...

    Each treatise, except that on arithmetic, has a special title page. Signatures: A-3B 3C (-C5,6,7,8+chi♯) 3D-3E . The chi cancellans signed "Bbb3", "Bbb4". Pages 761-768 on cancellans foliated 371, 372, 375, 374. Kraus, H.P. Sir Francis Drake, no. 36 STC (2nd ed.) 3149 One of the folded plates is a table. Mounted ill. on p. 775. Three volvelles (p. 315, 720, 744). The treatise ...

    • Contributor: Blundeville, Thomas
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1613

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  • Sidereus nuncius

    Sidereus nuncius

    Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Signatures: A-C4 D6 E-G4. Contains both woodcut and engraved illustrations; moon illustrations from Galileo's own drawings. 16, [2], 17-28 leaves : ill. ; 27 cm. (4to)

    • Contributor: Galilei, Galileo
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1610
  • Buch der Natur.

    Buch der Natur.

    A free translation and adaptation of Thomas de Cantimpré's De natura rerum. Cf. G. Ehrismann's Geschichte der deutschen Literatur bis zum Ausgang des Mittelalters, 2. T., Schlussband (München, 1935), p. 646. Printed in black and red. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Rosenwald 80 Goff C-844 Hain-Copinger 4043 BM 15th cent., II, p. 336 (IB.5704) LC copy: illus. ...

    • Contributor: Konrad
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1481