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The Resource Sphera mundi nouit[er] recognita cu[m] co[m]me[n]tarijs & authorib[us] in hoc volumine co[n]te[n]tis vz [videlicet] ..

Sphera mundi nouit[er] recognita cu[m] co[m]me[n]tarijs & authorib[us] in hoc volumine co[n]te[n]tis vz [videlicet] ..

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Sphera mundi nouit[er] recognita cu[m] co[m]me[n]tarijs & authorib[us] in hoc volumine co[n]te[n]tis vz [videlicet] ..
Title
Sphera mundi nouit[er] recognita cu[m] co[m]me[n]tarijs & authorib[us] in hoc volumine co[n]te[n]tis vz [videlicet] ..
Title variation
Sphera mundi
Creator
Contributor
Printer
Subject
Genre
Language
lat
Summary
An anthology of astronomical texts of the late Middle Ages and Renaissance, some of which were never printed separately. In addition to the Sphaera mundi of Sacro Bosco, the volume contains works by Cecco d'Ascoli, Campano da Novara, Jacques Lefèvre d'Etaples, Theodosius, Michael Scot, Pierre d'Ailly, Robert Grosseteste of Lincoln, Regiomontanus, Ptolemy, Francesco Capuano, Georg von Peurbach, and Gherardo da Sabbioneta
Member of
Cataloging source
IXA
Citation location within source
  • v. 1, cols. 449-50, no. 4
  • p. 614
  • no. 210
  • p. 597
  • CNCE 29259
  • 513:483
Citation source
  • Riccardi, P. Bib. matematica
  • Grassi, G. Union catalog of printed books in European astronom. observatories
  • Camerini, P. Annali dei Giunti (Venezia)
  • BM STC Italian, 1465-1600
  • EDIT 16
  • NUC pre-1956
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Sphera mundi nouit[er] recognita cu[m] co[m]me[n]tarijs & authorib[us] in hoc volumine co[n]te[n]tis vz [videlicet] ..
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Imprint from colophon
  • Signatures: A6 B-2F8 2G6 (-2G6)
  • Woodcuts: one large white-on-black historiated initial; smaller black and white ornamental initials throughout text; numerous astronomical diagrams and drawings of celestial phenomena, including one full-page illustration of an arm extending through a cloud, holding an armillary sphere, with labels identifying the equator, North and South Poles, Tropics of Cancer and Capricorn and Zodiac; large printer's device at end (the Giunta lily device, with initials "L" and "A" of Luca-Antonio Giunta)
  • Printed in gothic type, in two columns
  • Preliminaries include an "oratio" or discourse by Bartolomeo Vespucci, nephew of Amerigo, and professor of astronomy at Padua, on the value of astronomical studies
  • Poem in praise of compiler, Hieronymus de Nuctavellis, on verso of last leaf
  • Not in Adams or Renouard
Contents
(from t.p.) Cichi Eschulani cum textu -- Joannis Baptiste Capuani -- Jacobi Fabri Stapulensis -- Theodosii De spheris cum textu -- Michaelis Scoti Questiones -- Petri de Aliaco Cardinalis Q[uesti]ones -- Roberti Linconiensis Compendium -- Theodosii iterum De Spheris cum textu -- Tractatus de sphera solida -- Theorice planetarum conclusiones cum expositione -- Campani Tractatus de sphera -- Eiusdem Tractatus de computo maiori -- Joannis de Monte Regio in Cremone[n]sem Disputatio -- Theorice [Georgii Purbackii] textus cu[m] Joa[n]nis Baptiste Capuani expo[sitio]ne -- Ptolomeus De speculis -- Theorica planetarum Joannis Cremonensis: plurimum faciens ad disputationem Ioannis de Monte Regio qua[m] in alijs hactenus i[m]pressis non reperies
Dimensions
31 cm. (fol.)
Extent
[1], 253 [i.e. 234] leaves
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: contemporary limp vellum binding, reinforced with leaves of printed music, arranged on 5-line red staff, with square notation in black, and Latin words; ms. title "[Sp]h[a]era Mundi Diuerso." on spine and fore-edges; small paper label on t.p. bearing typed shelf mark; ms. shelf mark above title.
Other physical details
ill. (woodcuts)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)06616346
  • ucoclc6616346
Label
Sphera mundi nouit[er] recognita cu[m] co[m]me[n]tarijs & authorib[us] in hoc volumine co[n]te[n]tis vz [videlicet] ..
Publication
Note
  • Imprint from colophon
  • Signatures: A6 B-2F8 2G6 (-2G6)
  • Woodcuts: one large white-on-black historiated initial; smaller black and white ornamental initials throughout text; numerous astronomical diagrams and drawings of celestial phenomena, including one full-page illustration of an arm extending through a cloud, holding an armillary sphere, with labels identifying the equator, North and South Poles, Tropics of Cancer and Capricorn and Zodiac; large printer's device at end (the Giunta lily device, with initials "L" and "A" of Luca-Antonio Giunta)
  • Printed in gothic type, in two columns
  • Preliminaries include an "oratio" or discourse by Bartolomeo Vespucci, nephew of Amerigo, and professor of astronomy at Padua, on the value of astronomical studies
  • Poem in praise of compiler, Hieronymus de Nuctavellis, on verso of last leaf
  • Not in Adams or Renouard
Contents
(from t.p.) Cichi Eschulani cum textu -- Joannis Baptiste Capuani -- Jacobi Fabri Stapulensis -- Theodosii De spheris cum textu -- Michaelis Scoti Questiones -- Petri de Aliaco Cardinalis Q[uesti]ones -- Roberti Linconiensis Compendium -- Theodosii iterum De Spheris cum textu -- Tractatus de sphera solida -- Theorice planetarum conclusiones cum expositione -- Campani Tractatus de sphera -- Eiusdem Tractatus de computo maiori -- Joannis de Monte Regio in Cremone[n]sem Disputatio -- Theorice [Georgii Purbackii] textus cu[m] Joa[n]nis Baptiste Capuani expo[sitio]ne -- Ptolomeus De speculis -- Theorica planetarum Joannis Cremonensis: plurimum faciens ad disputationem Ioannis de Monte Regio qua[m] in alijs hactenus i[m]pressis non reperies
Dimensions
31 cm. (fol.)
Extent
[1], 253 [i.e. 234] leaves
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: contemporary limp vellum binding, reinforced with leaves of printed music, arranged on 5-line red staff, with square notation in black, and Latin words; ms. title "[Sp]h[a]era Mundi Diuerso." on spine and fore-edges; small paper label on t.p. bearing typed shelf mark; ms. shelf mark above title.
Other physical details
ill. (woodcuts)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)06616346
  • ucoclc6616346

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