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    M. Blundeuile his exercises : containing eight treatises, the...
    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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    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 - Corbichon, Jean - Huss, Mathias - Otto Vollbehr Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1491

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    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.
    • Contributor: Kepler, Johannes
    • Date: 1619

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    Discovery 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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    Cosmographiae introductio: cum quibusdam geometriae ac astron...
    Cosmographiae introdvctio
    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)
    • Contributor: Apian, Peter
    • Date: 1537

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    Sidereus nuncius
    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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    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.
    • Contributor: Galilei, Galileo
    • Date: 1623

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    Deliciae physico
    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: [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
    • Date: 1636

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    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.
    • Contributor: Copernicus, Nicolaus
    • Date: 1543

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    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 - Thomas - Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1481

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    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.
    • Contributor: Regiomontanus, Joannes - Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1474

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    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. Vollbehr H13806 Imperfect Rosenwald copy 2 sold as duplicate 6-19-67
    • Contributor: Ptolemy - Regiomontanus, Joannes - Peurbach, Georg Von - Abiosi, Giovanni
    • Date: 1496

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    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.
    • Contributor: Abū Maʻshar
    • Date: 1515

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    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
    • Date: 1515

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    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 Vollbehr H822
    • Contributor: Farghān
    • Date: 1493

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    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
    • Date: 1601

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    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 - Regiomontanus, Joannes - Peurbach, Georg Von - Incunabula Collection (Library of Congress) - Otto Vollbehr Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1482

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    Finding Our Place in the Cosmos: From Galileo to Sagan and Be... 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

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