Machinæ coelestis.

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Author / Creator:Hevelius, Johannes, 1611-1687
Imprint:Gedani, Auctoris typis & sumptibus imprimebat S. Reiniger, 1673-79.
Description:2 v. ill. 37 cm.
Language:Latin
Subject:Astronomical instruments
Astronomy -- Early works to 1800.
Astronomical instruments.
Astronomy.
Early works.
Format: Print Book
Local Note:University of Chicago Library's copy volume 1 has bookplate of Joseph Halle Schaffner. Typed note concerning 1985 restoration tipped-in before last flyleaf. Bound in leather with gold-stamped emblem of "The Society of Writers to the Signet" on front and back boards. Shelfmark on front pastedown. Spine remnant of earlier binding tipped-in.
University of Chicago Library's copy volume 2 has bookplate of Joseph Halle Schaffner. Typed note concerning 1985 restoration tipped-in before last flyleaf. Bound in leather with gold-stamped emblem of "The Society of Writers to the Signet" on front and back boards. Shelfmark on front pastedown. Spine remnant of earlier binding tipped-in. Half t.p. heavily trimmed; some printing lost. Manuscript inscription on half t.p. in author's hand. Presentation copy given to Edmund Halley, signed by Hevelius, dated July 1679. Full translation of inscription available in collection files.
Discovery of this item made possible by a gift from Julie and Roger Baskes.
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/150351
Hidden Bibliographic Details
Other authors / contributors:Halley, Edmond, 1656-1742. former owner.
Schaffner, Joseph Halle. former owner.
Society of Writers to H.M. Signet (Great Britain) former owner.
Notes:For full description see Brunet, J.C. Manuel du libraire et de l'amateur de livres, v.3, p. 149.

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Call Number: alc f QB85.H59 c.1
Issues: v.1-2
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