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Sphaera, Petri Catena

Label
Sphaera
Title
Sphaera
Statement of responsibility
Petri Catena
Creator
Contributor
Printer
Subject
Genre
Language
lat
Summary
Treatise on the astronomical sphere by Pietro Catena, professor of mathematics at the University of Padua.
Cataloging source
SMI
Citation location within source
  • I:2607
  • v. 1, col. 521
  • CNCE 10251
Citation source
  • Houzeau & Lancaster. Astronomie (1964 ├ęd.)
  • Riccardi, P. Bib. matematica
  • EDIT 16
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Summary expansion
Catena describes a geocentric cosmography upon which the sphere is modeled, and explains navigation on a curved earth, illustrating how the model works, whether the earth's axis is tilted or not, and what its use is for astronomical calculations
Label
Sphaera, Petri Catena
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Signatures: A-E8
  • Woodcuts: title vignette (armillary sphere); 8 small astronomical illustrations throughout text; historiated white initials
  • Printed in roman type
Dimensions
17 cm (8vo)
Extent
[4], 76 p.
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: old limp vellum binding; yapp edges. Purchase, B&L Rootenberg, 1989.
Other physical details
ill. (woodcuts)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)08545612
  • ucoclc8545612
Label
Sphaera, Petri Catena
Publication
Note
  • Signatures: A-E8
  • Woodcuts: title vignette (armillary sphere); 8 small astronomical illustrations throughout text; historiated white initials
  • Printed in roman type
Dimensions
17 cm (8vo)
Extent
[4], 76 p.
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: old limp vellum binding; yapp edges. Purchase, B&L Rootenberg, 1989.
Other physical details
ill. (woodcuts)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)08545612
  • ucoclc8545612

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