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The Resource Sphaera mundi

Sphaera mundi

Label
Sphaera mundi
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Imprint from colophon on recto of leaf o6
  • Leaf [1a] (t.-p.): Sphera mundi cu tribus commentis nuper editis v3. Cicchi Esculani, Francisci Capuani de Manfredonia, Iacobi Fabri Stapulensis
  • Regiomountanus' Disputationes contra Cremonensia deliramenta, which , according to the incipit on leaf [3a] should be included, is not found
  • "Theorice noue planetarum [Georgii Purbachii] cum commento [Francisci Capuani]" (leaves [87]-[150]) has special t.-p. printed on verso of last leaf
  • Signatures: a-c6 d8 e-l6 m-o6 p-z6 &6
  • Woodcuts: half-page woodcut of a hand holding an armillary sphere, titled "Spera Mundi," with labels showing the poles, equator, and tropics; text illustrated throughout with numerous astronomical diagrams and tables; Bevilaqua's white-on-black device on recto of leaf o6, featuring circle, cross, and printer's name "Simo[n] Beviaqua."
  • Text of Sphaera mundi printed in large roman type, surrounded on three sides by commentary of Cecco d'Ascoli in smaller roman type; Peurbach's Theoricae novae planetarum printed in roman type, in two columns; some spaces left for capitals, with guide letters
Dimensions
32 cm (fol.)
Extent
[150] leaves
Lccn
48037059
Note
Spec. Coll. Belt copy: modern brown leather and olive green paper boards; gold-stamped olive green leather spine label, with title "Sphaera mundi;" cream endpapers.
Other physical details
ill. (woodcuts)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)02339935
  • ucoclc2339935
Label
Sphaera mundi
Publication
Note
  • Imprint from colophon on recto of leaf o6
  • Leaf [1a] (t.-p.): Sphera mundi cu tribus commentis nuper editis v3. Cicchi Esculani, Francisci Capuani de Manfredonia, Iacobi Fabri Stapulensis
  • Regiomountanus' Disputationes contra Cremonensia deliramenta, which , according to the incipit on leaf [3a] should be included, is not found
  • "Theorice noue planetarum [Georgii Purbachii] cum commento [Francisci Capuani]" (leaves [87]-[150]) has special t.-p. printed on verso of last leaf
  • Signatures: a-c6 d8 e-l6 m-o6 p-z6 &6
  • Woodcuts: half-page woodcut of a hand holding an armillary sphere, titled "Spera Mundi," with labels showing the poles, equator, and tropics; text illustrated throughout with numerous astronomical diagrams and tables; Bevilaqua's white-on-black device on recto of leaf o6, featuring circle, cross, and printer's name "Simo[n] Beviaqua."
  • Text of Sphaera mundi printed in large roman type, surrounded on three sides by commentary of Cecco d'Ascoli in smaller roman type; Peurbach's Theoricae novae planetarum printed in roman type, in two columns; some spaces left for capitals, with guide letters
Dimensions
32 cm (fol.)
Extent
[150] leaves
Lccn
48037059
Note
Spec. Coll. Belt copy: modern brown leather and olive green paper boards; gold-stamped olive green leather spine label, with title "Sphaera mundi;" cream endpapers.
Other physical details
ill. (woodcuts)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)02339935
  • ucoclc2339935

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