Bibliotheca Hookiana - Record details

Language and size:Libri Latini, &c. in Quarto
Lot number:363
Page number:16
Author:Schott, Gaspar
Title:Phys. Curiosa sive Mirab. Nat. & Artis, 2 Vol. cum Fig.
Publication place:Wurzburg
Publication date:1662
Price fetched:0.12.0
Other notes:Hooke appears to have been particularly interested in procuring a copy of this book around 1687-88.
It appears on his list of desiderata on fol. 149r of British Library, MS Sloane 1039; this list can now be linked to the auction of Edward Wray's library, and the book matches lot 159 on p. 8 of William Cooper's Catalogus librorum bibliothecae instructissimae Eduardi Wray de Barling . . . quorum auctio habenda est . . . Junii 20. 1687, available online via EEBO.
It is also listed on the top half of fol. 143v of British Library, MS Sloane 1039, now linked to the auction of William Cecil's library, and matches lot 73 on p. 20 of Bibliotheca illustris, sive, Catalogus variorum librorum . . . quorum auctio habebitur . . . Novemb. 21. 1687, available online via EEBO.
A 1667 edition of the book is also on his list of desiderata on fol. 148r of British Library, MS Sloane 1039, linked to the auction of Robert Scott's library, and matches lot 239 on p. 123 of Benjamin Walford's Catalogus librorum Roberti Scott . . . quorum auctio habenda est . . . decimo tertio die Februarii, 1687/8, available online via EEBO.
database ID:auct_BH_708

 

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