333
333
Lansberghe, Philip van (1561-1632)
TABULÆ MOTUUM CŒLESTIUM PERPETUÆ; EX OMNIUM TEMPORUM OBSERVATIONIBUS CONSTRUCTÆ TEMPORUMQUE OMNIUM OBSERVATIONIBUS CONSENTIENTES. ITEM NOVÆ ET GENUINÆ MOTUUM CŒLESTIUM THEORICÆ & ASTRONOMICARUM OBSERVATIONUM THESAURUS. MIDDELBURG: ZACHARIAS ROMAN, 1632 (LEIDEN: WILLEM CHRISTIAENS VAN DER BOXE)
Estimate
1,5002,000
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333
Lansberghe, Philip van (1561-1632)
TABULÆ MOTUUM CŒLESTIUM PERPETUÆ; EX OMNIUM TEMPORUM OBSERVATIONIBUS CONSTRUCTÆ TEMPORUMQUE OMNIUM OBSERVATIONIBUS CONSENTIENTES. ITEM NOVÆ ET GENUINÆ MOTUUM CŒLESTIUM THEORICÆ & ASTRONOMICARUM OBSERVATIONUM THESAURUS. MIDDELBURG: ZACHARIAS ROMAN, 1632 (LEIDEN: WILLEM CHRISTIAENS VAN DER BOXE)
Estimate
1,5002,000
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Lansberghe, Philip van (1561-1632)
TABULÆ MOTUUM CŒLESTIUM PERPETUÆ; EX OMNIUM TEMPORUM OBSERVATIONIBUS CONSTRUCTÆ TEMPORUMQUE OMNIUM OBSERVATIONIBUS CONSENTIENTES. ITEM NOVÆ ET GENUINÆ MOTUUM CŒLESTIUM THEORICÆ & ASTRONOMICARUM OBSERVATIONUM THESAURUS. MIDDELBURG: ZACHARIAS ROMAN, 1632 (LEIDEN: WILLEM CHRISTIAENS VAN DER BOXE)
Small folio (295 x 185mm.), half-title, printed title within engraved border showing among others Ptolemy, Copernicus, Tycho Brahe, and the author, engraved portrait of the author, folding letterpress table, diagrams in the text, contemporary carta rustica
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Provenance

Harrison Horblit (1912-1988), book label; bought from H.P. Kraus, New York, 1993

Literature

Tomash & Williams L25; Hoogendoorn p.566 LansP09; STCN 83109379X

Catalogue Note

A set of astronomical tables describing planetary orbits. They were inferior to the ones provided by Kepler in his 1627 Tabulae Rudolphinae, but their ease of use made them popular with some astronomers.

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