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Author Gassendi, Pierre, 1592-1655.
Title Petri Gassendi Institutio astronomica : juxta hypotheseis tam veterum quam recentiorum / cui accesserunt Galilei Galilei Nuncius sidereus, et Johannis Kepleri Dioptrice.
Publication Info. Londini : Impensis H. Dickinson, Bibliop. Cantab., M.DC.LXXXIII [1683]
Location Call No. Status
 Rare Books Medium  Z-M G2515 P3    IN LIBRARY
Edition Tertia editio prioribus correctior.
Description [16], 199, [1], 173, [1] p., 4 plates : ill. ; 20 cm. (8vo)
Note Title in red and black.
With additional title page on A2r: Institutio astronomica, juxta hypotheseis tam veterum quam Copernici et Tychonis, 1682.
Sidereus nuncius by Galileo and Dioptrice by Kepler, each with special t.-p. dated 1682, are paged continuously.
"Sidereus nuncius" has separate dated title page with imprint "Typis mandatus 1682," new pagination and register.
"Oratio inauguralis habita in Regio collagio [Paris] die novembris XXIII [1645]" p. 179-199 (second group of paging).
"Johannis Kepleri Sæ. Cæ. Mis. mathematici Dioptrice:" has separate dated title page with imprint "Typis mandata 1682." on leaf 2D2r; pagination and register are continuous.
Signatures: A-N8 O4 2A-L8.
Indexed In: ESTC R2458
Wing, G293
Local Note Library copy has ownership inscription in ink on front free endpaper: Ex Libris Jacobi Otis, Anno Domini 1746; No. 897 (crossed out), No. 688 and Prire [?] 7, also crossed out. On t.p., in ink: Ex libris [illegible], heavily crossed out.
Subject Astronomy -- Early works to 1800.
Optics -- Early works to 1800.
Added Author Galilei, Galileo, 1564-1642.
Kepler, Johannes, 1571-1630.
Dickinson, Henry, active 1668-1694, printer.
Otis, James, 1725-1783, former owner.
Added Title Institutio astronomica.