Tychonis Brahe Astronomiae instauratae mechanica.

A description of instruments used at Uraniborg and Stjerneborg, on the island of Hven or Ven, with an "Appendix" (pages [98]-[105]) in which the construction of those observatories is shown.

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Author / Creator:Brahe, Tycho, 1546-1601, author.
Imprint:Noribergae : Apud Leuinum Hulsium, anno MDCII [1602]
Description:[108] pages : illustrations, map, plans, portrait ; 31 cm (folio)
Language:Latin
Subject:Astronomical instruments -- Early works to 1800.
Astronomy -- Early works to 1800.
Astronomical observatories -- Sweden -- Ven Island -- Early works to 1800.
Astronomical instruments.
Astronomy.
Astronomical observatories.
Sweden -- Ven Island.
Early works.
Maps -- Sweden -- Ven Island -- 1602.
Sammelbands (Provenance)
Format: Print Book
Local Note:University of Chicago Library's copy is number 1 of 2 titles bound together; bound with: Kepler, Johannes. Nova stereometria. Lincij : Excudebat J. Plancus, sumptibus authoris, 1615.
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/2429363
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Varying Form of Title:Astronomiae instauratae mechanica
Other authors / contributors:Hulsius, Levinus, -1606, printer.
Evans, Herbert M. (Herbert McLean), 1882-1971, former owner.
Provenance:Bookplate: Ex libris Herbert McLean Evans.
Small pastedown with former owner's inscription dated '1618' on title page verso obscured by pastedown sheet.
Full sheet pastedown on title page verso with illegible library stamp.
First 22 illustrations numbered in manuscript: I-XXII; manuscript annotation on page [14] and correction to printed caption on page [56].
Binding: Vellum over boards.
Notes:Signatures: )::(⁴ A-E⁶ F⁴ G-I⁴; [$4 signed (- )::(3, )::(4, F3, F4, H4, I3, I4; )::(2 missigned ')::(1', E4 missigned 'F4')].
Title vignette (portrait of Brahe); text within single line border; head- and tail-pieces; initials.
Last page blank.
Verzeichnis der im deutschen Sprachbereich erschienenen Drucke des XVII. Jahrhunderts (VD 17), entry 23:270097W
Summary:A description of instruments used at Uraniborg and Stjerneborg, on the island of Hven or Ven, with an "Appendix" (pages [98]-[105]) in which the construction of those observatories is shown.

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