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  • Book
    Tabvlæ Rudolphinæ, qvibvs astronomicæ scientiæ, temporum longinquitate collapsæ restauratio continetur; a ... Tychone, ex illustri ... Braheorum ... familiâ oriundo ... primum animo concepta et destinata anno Christi MDLXIV: exinde observationibus siderum ... 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. Includes the first version of the preliminary matter. Library of Congress. Lessing J. Rosenwald collection, 1316
    • Contributor: Kepler, Johannes - Brahe, Tycho - Eckebrecht, Philipp - Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1627
  • Book
    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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  • Book
    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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  • Book
    Renati Des-Cartes Principia philosophiae. Title vignette: device of Louis Elzevir. Last preliminary leaf (sig. b[4]) blank. Library of Congress. Lessing J. Rosenwald collection, 1431 Choice/form AACR2: vj39 08-15-96
    • Contributor: Descartes, René - Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection (Library of Congress) - John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1644
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Map of moon showing surface features, with four sets of cherubs and a scale bar] 1 print : engraving.
    • Contributor: Hevelius, Johannes
    • Date: 1647
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    De Nova stella, anni 1572 1 print : woodcut engraving. | New star discovered in 1572 by Tycho Brahe in the constellation Cassopeia.
    • Date: 1648
  • Map
    The figure of the World. In upper right corner: p. 2. includes text and 4 diagrams. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy has red-bordered label affixed to verso, with 516/1 written in ink. Left margin trimmed.
    • Date: 1650
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    The Man in the Moon 1 print : woodcut. | Shows man flying in air, on apparatus being pulled by birds.
    • Date: 1666
  • Map
    [Three maps of the cosmological systems of Ptolemy, Copernicus, and Brahe]. Title supplied by cataloger. Includes text. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy assembled from three separate maps, trimmed and mounted on sheet. LC copy imperfect: loss in center of lower margin of Copernican map.
    • Contributor: Fer, Nicolas De
    • Date: 1669
  • Book
    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. "E libris Collegii ...
    • Contributor: Newton, Isaac
    • Date: 1687
  • Book
    Qadi zadah ala al
    قاضي زادة على الملخص في الهيئة
    A commentary on al-Jighmīnī's book on astronomy, al-Mulakhkhaṣ fī al-hayʼah.
    • Contributor: Qāḍīʹzādah, Mūsá Ibn Muḥammad
    • Date: 16??

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  • Map
    Planisphaerii coelestis hemisphaerium meridionale : calculatum ad finem anni MDCC, pro aevo XVIII praesente Shows hemispheric view with signs of the Zodiac and the constellations shown picorially. "Cum Privilegio Pontissimorum D D Ordinum Hollandiae et Westfrisiae". Appears in: Atlas nouveau contenant toutes les parties du monde, où sont exactement marqués les empires, monarchies, royaumes, états, républiques &c. Amsterdam: J. Cóvens et C. Mortier, [1683-1761]. Includes tables and notes concerning stars. Insets: Solis observation novissima -- Lunae effigies, nuper ...
    • Contributor: Allard, Carel - Cóvens Et Mortier
    • Date: 1700
  • Map
    Planisphaerivm Aratevm sive Compages Orbivm Mvndanorvm ex hypothesi Aratea in plano expressa.
    Planisphaerium Arateum sive Compages Orbium Mundanorum ex hypothesi Aratea in plano expressa
    Appears in Andreas Cellarius' Harmonia macrocosmica. Amstelodami : Apud Gerardum Valk & Petrum Schenk, 1708. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy accompanied by photocopy. LC copy hand colored. Stamped in blue ink in lower left margin: 309A.
    • Contributor: Cellarius, Andreas - Schenk, Peter - Valck, G. (Gerard)
    • Date: 1708
  • Map
    [Four diagrams of Solar eclipses]. Title devised by cataloger. Appears in: Universal Geography, Johanne Bunone, London, 1711. In upper right margin: p. 30. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy stamped in black ink in lower margin: 626888.
    • Contributor: Buno, Johannes
    • Date: 1711
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Astrological charts] 1 print : engraving.
    • Date: 1715
  • Map
    Systema solare et planetarium ex hypothesi Copernicana secundum elegantissimas illustrissimi quondam Hugenij deductiones novissime collectum & exhibitum. Appears in his Grosser Atlas uber die gantze Welt. Nurnberg, 1716. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: Discoloration along fold line. Lacking lower corners. Stamped on verso: 5985.
    • Contributor: Homann, Johann Baptist
    • Date: 1716
  • Map
    Systema mundi Tychonicum : secundum celeberrimorum astronomorum Tychonis de Brahe et Io. Baptistae Riccioli S.I. hypotheses concinnatum Appears in his Grosser Atlas uber die gantze Welt. Nurnberg, 1716. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: Discoloration along fold line. Bottom edge and center fold repaired with cardboard on verso.
    • Contributor: Homann, Johann Baptist
    • Date: 1716
  • Map
    La sphere artificielle ou armilaire oblique : elevée sur l'horizon a la latitude de Paris Includes diagrams of the Copernican, Brahean, Cartesian, and Ptolemaic systems, maps of the Sun and Moon, Venus, Mercury, Mars and Jupiter, and two diagrams showing the Earth's parallels. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy stamped on verso: 3641. Trimmed and mounted in right margin, another image of an armillary sphere: La sphere du monde, selon ...
    • Contributor: Fer, Nicolas De - Starckman, P. - Picart, Bernard
    • Date: 1716
  • Map
    A scheme of the Solar system with the orbits of the planets and comets belonging thereto Includes text. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy annotated in ink on verso: Whiston's Solar System.
    • Contributor: Whiston, William - Senex, John
    • Date: 1720
  • Map
    A scheme of the Solar system with the orbits of the planets and comets belonging thereto Includes text. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy stamped in blue ink in lower left margin: 82A. LC copy imperfect: Darkened, use-worn, losses along edges, mounted on cloth.
    • Contributor: Whiston, William - Senex, John
    • Date: 1720
  • Book
    Kitab al
    كتلب الجدول المبارك في علم الزمان و الفلك في حساب مداخل الأشهور العربية و الرومية / | Kitāb al-jadwāl al-mubārak fī ḥisāb madākhil al-ashhur al-ʻArabīyah wa-al-Rūmīyah li-ibn Jaḥḥāf
    The text is a popular exposition on the study of the order of events in time, and the order in which they occur, especially in those related to astronomical movements and the measurement of time. Note on fol. 2a in another hand says that the author was a famous astronomer during the reign of the Fatimid Caliph al-Ḥākim bi-ʼAmr Allāh (d. 411 AH/1021 AD). ...
    • Contributor: Ibn Jaḥḥāf, Al-Ḥusayn Ibn Zayd Ibn ʻal
    • Date: 1729

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  • Map
    The Solar System, with the orbits of 5 remarkable comets. Appears in: A complete system of geography / Emanuel Bowen. London, 1747. 2 vol[s]. Includes diagrams of: Oblique sphere -- Right sphere -- Parallel sphere. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy typed in lower margin: 626888, N41. LC copy has handwritten in pencil in lower left margin: A complete system of geography, 2 vol[s], Emanuel ...
    • Contributor: Bowen, Emanuel
    • Date: 1747
  • Map
    The geography of the great solar eclipse of July 14 MDCCXLVIII : exhibiting an accurate map of all parts of the Earth in which it will be visible, with the North Pole, ... Shows the path of the eclipse. Relief shown pictorially. Includes 24 diagrams showing the eclipse as seen from different cities. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy mounted on paper along with seven other maps and diagrams taken from various publications. All images within hand drawn frames colored yellow. All but two of the diagrams are ...
    • Contributor: Smith, George - Cave, Edward
    • Date: 1748