Sphaera mundi.

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Bibliographic Details
Author / Creator:Sacro Bosco, Joannes de, active 1230, author.
Imprint:Hoc quoq[ue] sideralis scientie singulare opusculum impressum est Venetiis : Per Magistrum Gullielmum de Tridino de Monteferrato, anno salutis Mcccclxxxxi die xiiii Ianuarii [14 January 1491]
Description:[48] leaves : illustrations (some color) ; 22 cm (4to)
Subject:Astronomy -- Early works to 1800.
Early works.
Woodcuts -- Italy -- Venice -- 1491.
Incunabula -- Italy -- Venice -- 1491.
Blind tooled bindings (Binding)
Wooden boards (Binding)
Annotations (Provenance)
Format: Print Book
Local Note: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/2777314
Hidden Bibliographic Details
Varying Form of Title:Sphaera mvndi
Other uniform titles:Regiomontanus, Joannes, 1436-1476. Disputationes contra Cremonensia deliramenta.
Peurbach, Georg von, 1423-1461. Theoricae novae planetarum.
Guglielmo, da Trino, active 1486-1494,
Provenance:Former owners' manuscript annotations in at least 3 hands; includes textual corrections, underscoring, and pen trials.
Former owner's inscription: Ego sum Dominicus Mellusius.
Inscription: Scarrigi[?] e buono.
Binding: Quarter bound blind tooled leather over wooden boards; drawing of a man and carving of a maltese cross on front board.
Notes:Incipit: Sphaerae mondi compe[n]dium foeliciter inchoat.
Imprint from colophon.
A page-for-page reprint of the 1490 edition printed by Bonetus Locatellus for Octavianus Scotus; here the color printing is less well executed, using yellowish brown ink, with the second color being a dull orange. Consult Catalogue of books printed in the XVth century now in the British Museum.
Signatures: a-f⁸.
42 lines; Haebler types, 5 and 6; woodcut initials; full page woodcut illustration on title page verso; color printed illustratons on leaves [30] verso, [34] verso, [37] recto, [38] recto, [39] verso, and [42] recto.
"Disputationum Ioannis de Monte Regio contra Cremone[n]sia in planeta[rum] theorieas deliramenta praefatio"--Leaves [22] recto-[30] recto.
"Theoricae nouae planeta[rum] Georgii Purbachii astronomi celebratiss."--Leaves [30] verso-[47] verso.
Incunabula short title catalogue, entry ij00410000
Gesamtkatalog der Wiegendrucke, entry M14644
Catalogue of books printed in the XVth century now in the British Museum, V, page 412 (IA.23085)
Hain, L. Repertorium bibliographicum, entry *14114
Goff, F.R. Incunabula in American libraries, entry J-410
Bayerische Staatsbibliothek Inkunabelkatalog, entry I-508
Klebs, A.C. Incunabula scientifica et medica, entry 874.15
Catalogue of the fifteenth-century printed books in the University Library, Cambridge, entry 2008
Proctor, R. Index to the early printed books in the British Museum, entry 5113

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