History of Science Collection

Epitome astronomiae Copernicanæ : usitatâ formâ quæstionum & responsionum conscripta, inq[ue] VII. libros digesta, quorum tres hi priores sunt de doctrina sphæricâ ...
[v. 1], Liber 1-3. Doctrina sphærica -- [v. 2], Liber 4. Physica cœlestis -- [v. 3], Liber 5-7. Doctrina theorica., avthore Joanne Kepplero ..., Book IV ([v.2]) is a second issue, the first published in 1620., Paged continuously., Pagination: [v. 1]: [28], 1-400, 409-417, [1] (blank) p.; [v. 2]: [2], 419-622, [2]; [v. 3]: [12], 641-780, 785-932, [16] p., For full pagination, signatures, and contents, cf. Caspar, M. Bib. Kepleriana, 55, 63, 66, 69., Head and tail pieces; initials., Numerous pagination errors., Book IV has special t.p. with imprint: Lentiis ad Danubium, impensis G. Tampachii, excudebat I. Plancus, 1622. Books V-VII have collective t.p. with imprint: Francofvrti, sumptibus G. Tampachij, 1621., Includes indexes., Errata: [v. 1], p. [27-28] (1st group); [v. 2], p. [623]; [v. 3], p. [14-16] (last group)., Manuscript notations in margins., Books IV and V-VII have title Epitomes astronomiæ Copernicanæ.
Epitome astronomiae Copernicanæ : usitatâ formâ quæstionum & responsionum conscripta, inq[ue] VII. libros digesta, quorum tres hi priores sunt de doctrina sphæricâ ...
[v. 1], Liber 1-3. Doctrina sphærica -- [v. 2], Liber 4. Physica cœlestis -- [v. 3], Liber 5-7. Doctrina theorica., avthore Joanne Kepplero ..., Book IV ([v.2]) is a second issue, the first published in 1620., Paged continuously., Pagination: [v. 1]: [28], 1-400, 409-417, [1] (blank) p.; [v. 2]: [2], 419-622, [2]; [v. 3]: [12], 641-780, 785-932, [16] p., For full pagination, signatures, and contents, cf. Caspar, M. Bib. Kepleriana, 55, 63, 66, 69., Head and tail pieces; initials., Numerous pagination errors., Book IV has special t.p. with imprint: Lentiis ad Danubium, impensis G. Tampachii, excudebat I. Plancus, 1622. Books V-VII have collective t.p. with imprint: Francofvrti, sumptibus G. Tampachij, 1621., Includes indexes., Errata: [v. 1], p. [27-28] (1st group); [v. 2], p. [623]; [v. 3], p. [14-16] (last group)., Manuscript notations in margins., Books IV and V-VII have title Epitomes astronomiæ Copernicanæ.
Epitome astronomiae Copernicanæ : usitatâ formâ quæstionum & responsionum conscripta, inq[ue] VII. libros digesta, quorum tres hi priores sunt de doctrina sphæricâ ...
[v. 1], Liber 1-3. Doctrina sphærica -- [v. 2], Liber 4. Physica cœlestis -- [v. 3], Liber 5-7. Doctrina theorica., avthore Joanne Kepplero ..., Book IV ([v.2]) is a second issue, the first published in 1620., Paged continuously., Pagination: [v. 1]: [28], 1-400, 409-417, [1] (blank) p.; [v. 2]: [2], 419-622, [2]; [v. 3]: [12], 641-780, 785-932, [16] p., For full pagination, signatures, and contents, cf. Caspar, M. Bib. Kepleriana, 55, 63, 66, 69., Head and tail pieces; initials., Numerous pagination errors., Book IV has special t.p. with imprint: Lentiis ad Danubium, impensis G. Tampachii, excudebat I. Plancus, 1622. Books V-VII have collective t.p. with imprint: Francofvrti, sumptibus G. Tampachij, 1621., Includes indexes., Errata: [v. 1], p. [27-28] (1st group); [v. 2], p. [623]; [v. 3], p. [14-16] (last group)., Manuscript notations in margins., Books IV and V-VII have title Epitomes astronomiæ Copernicanæ.
Epytoma Joa[n]nis de Mo[n]te Regio in Almagestu[m] Ptolomei.
Begun by Georg von Peurbach, completed by Joannes Regiomontanus., Edited by Giovanni Abiosi., Full page woodcut on signature a3 verso showing planisphere crossed by the signs of the zodiac, with the figures of Ptolemy and Regiomontanus., Caption title: Cl. Ptolemei alexandrini Astronomo[rum] principia ... id est in Magnam Constructione[m]: Georgij purbachij: eiusq[ue] discipuli Johannis de Regio monte Astronomicon Epitoma., Place of publication and date taken from p. [3] (2nd group) verso., P. [11]-[12] are placed after p. [4].
Essai sur la geographie mineralogique des environs de Paris, avec une carte geognostique, et des coupes de terrain
par G. Cuvier ... et Alexandre Brongniart ..., Originally published in Annales du museum d'histoire naturelle de Paris, tom. XI, 1808 (p. 293-326)--and again, with additions, in Memoires de la classe des sciences mathematiques et physiques de l'Institut imperial de France, annee 1810, published 1811--of which the present edition is a reissue with addition of a preface., A new edition, 1822, has title: Description geologique des environs de Paris.
Essay de dioptrique
Nicolas Hartsoeker.
Essays on the microscope; containing a practical description of the most improved microscope, a general history of insects ... an account of the various species and singular properties of the Hydrae and Vortivellae, a description of three undred and seven
by George Adams., Signatures: b2-c2, A2-I2, K2-U2, W2-Z2, Aa2-Ii2, Kk2-Uu2, Ww2-Zz2,3a2-3I2, 3K2-3U2, 3W2-3Z2, 4A2-4I2, 4K2-4T2., "A list of authors ... consulted in the compilation of these essays": p. xv-xviii.
Etymologiae.
Registrum in libros etymologicarum.--Etymologiae.--Rubrice libri primi[-terti] de sumo bono.--De sumo bono., Title from incipits on leaf 2 (2nd group) and leaf 1 (3rd group)., Imprint from colophon (leaf 28, 3rd group)., "Incipit epistola Isidori iunioris hispalensis episcopi ad Braulionem Ce̜saraugustanũ episcopũ"--Incipit on leaf 1, 2nd group., "Incipit liber primus etymologiarũ sancti Isidori hispalensis episcopi. De disciplina [et] arte."--Incipit on leaf 2, 2nd group., "In christi nomine incipit liber primus sancti Isidori hispalensis episcopi de sũmo bono ..."--Incipit on leaf 1, 3rd group., "Hec est arbor consanguinitatis" (full-page woodcut) (leaf 48v.)., History of Science copy has the "Rubrice ... de Sumo bono" bound in at end., Manuscript notes in margins., Hand-colored initial on leaf 1, 2nd group.
Etymologiae.
Goff gives imprint as: Venice, Bonetus Locatellus, for Octavianus Scotus, after 1500. BM 15th cent. does not include this work, but states that Scotus died on Christmas Eve 1498 after which time Locatellus worked for Scotus' heirs and other patrons and his press was active throughout the first decade of the 16th cent. Cf. BM 15th cent., V, p. 435., Signatures: 2a⁸ 2b-2m⁶ 2n⁴ a-c⁶ d⁴., Numbers 7-8 repeated in foliation of first numbered section., Text in double columns; woodcut initials; woodcut illustration (tree of consanguinity) on verso of leaf 35., "In Christi nomi[n]e i[n]cipit liber p[re]mus Sancti Isidori Hispalensis episcopi De summo bono": head of recto of leaf 1 of 21 leaf section., "Aetymologiaru[m] tabula": verso of leaf 75 and recto and verso of following unnumbered leaf., Klebs. Incunabula, 536.8 [after 1500], Stillwell. 2d census, I 160 [after 1500], Inscription on t.p. (later crossed out): Liber Ambrosij Schwaiger Mannusii. A later inscription on t.p.: Sum ex Libris Pompei Pompeati Doctoris Medici ac Philsophi. q̀. Anno 1659., DeGolyer Collection bookplate.