Bibliotheca Hookiana - Record details

Language and size:Libri Latini, &c. in Folio
Lot number:222
Page number:6
Author:Bayer, Johannes
Title:Uranom. omn. Aster. continens Schem. cum fig.
Publication place:Augsburg
Publication date:1603
Price fetched:0.15.6
Location:British Library shelfmark Maps C.10.a.17.
Sloane no. [none, black stamp only]: no fixed url, search the Sloane Printed Books catalogue.
Provenance:Sloane, Hans (1660-1753)
Provenance references:Mandelbrote, 'Sloane's Purchases' (2009), p. 129.
Annotations:"Notes, possibly in Hooke's hand, on celestial maps" noted by Mandelbrote.
Other notes:Title supplied by the British Library catalogue: Joannis Bayeri Rhainani I.C. Uranometria, omnium asterismorum continens schemata, nova methodo delineata, aereis laminis expressa. Tabulas in aes incidit Alexander Mair.
Mandelbrote notes no clear evidence of, but possible, Hooke provenance.
This particular copy is missing its titlepage and was printed without the explanatory tables.
Richard Waller (c.1660-1715), editor of Hooke's Posthumous Works, noted that Hooke's copy of Uranometria had been purchased by John Woodward; see Waller's introductory note to the 'Discourse of the Nature of Comets' in Hooke, Posthumous Works (1705), p. 149 (recte 194).
database ID:auct_BH_241

 

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