Collection Finding Our Place in the Cosmos: From Galileo to Sagan and Beyond
BookM. 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 ...
M. Blvndevile his exercises | M. Blundevile his exercises Each treatise, except that on arithmetic, has a special title page. Signatures: A-3B⁸ 3C⁸(-C5,6,7,8+chi⁴) 3D-3E⁸. 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 ESTC S102703 One of the folded plates is a table. Mounted ill. on p. 775. Three volvelles (p. 315, 720, 744). LC copy ...
- Contributor: Blundeville, Thomas - Mercator, Gerhard - Plancius, Petrus - Blagrave, John - Stansby, William - Hans and Hanni Kraus Sir Francis Drake Collection (Library of Congress) - English Printing Collection (Library of Congress)
- Date: 1613
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BookDiscovery of a world in the moone.
Discovery of a new world | Discovery of a world in the moone, or, A discourse tending to prove that 'tis probable there may be another habitable world in that planet | Discovery of a vvorld in the moone | Discourse tending to prove that 'tis probable there may be another habitable world in that planet Error in paging: 207-208 repeated. Signatures: A⁴ B-O⁸ P⁴. STC (2nd ed.) 25640.5 LC copy has inscription: C. Townson. Special Files Project; vb32 01-11-2008
- Contributor: Wilkins, John
- Date: 1638
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Obseruat. sidereae recens habitae | Siderevs nvncivs | Sidereus nuntius 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. Vendor: Jonathan A. Hill.
- Contributor: Galilei, Galileo
- Date: 1610
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BookIl saggiatore nel quale con bilancia esquita e giusta siponderano ... 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.
- Contributor: Galilei, Galileo
- Date: 1623
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Delitiae mathematicae et physicae : der mathematischen und philosophischen Erquickstunden ... zusammen getragen durch Georg Philip Harssdörffern | Mathematischen und philosophischen Erquickstunden | Delitae philosophicae et mathematicae : der philosophischen und mathematischen Erquickstunden ... zusammem getragen durch Georg Philip Harssdörffern | Fortsetzung der mathematischen und philosophischen Erquickstunden | Philosophischen und mathematischen Erquickstunden III. Theil | Deliciae physico-mathematicae, oder, Mathemat. und philosophische Erquickstunden | Deliciae physico-mathematicae | Mathemat. vnd philosophische Erquickstunden 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: , 574 p.; v. 2: , 620,  p.,  folded leaf of plates; v. 3: , 659,  p. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Includes indexes. Errata: ...
- Contributor: Schwenter, Daniel
- Date: 1636
BookEpistolarum 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
- Date: 1601
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CollectionFinding Our Place in the Cosmos: From Galileo to Sagan and Beyond A thematic collection exploring changing models of the universe through time, ideas of life on other words and Carl Sagan’s place in the tradition of science. It features manuscripts, rare books, celestial atlases, newspaper articles, sheet music and movie posters. Like our ancestors, we look up at the heavens and wonder. What is the structure of the universe? How significant are we? Are we ...
- Contributor: Sagan, Carl - Druyan, Ann - Macfarlane, Seth