Bibliotheca Hookiana - Record details

Language and size:Libri Latini, &c. in Quarto
Lot number:408
Page number:17
Author:Cavalieri, Bonaventura
Title:Directorium generale Uranometricum
Publication place:Bologna
Publication date:1632
Price fetched:0.0.8
Location:Museum of the History of Science Library, Oxford, call number T/CAV
Provenance:Prior to Hooke:
Hussey, William (d. 1691)?
After Hooke:
Rigaud, S. P. (1774-1839; acquired 15 June 1827)
Radcliffe Observatory, Oxford (19th century stamp)
Gunther, R. T. (1869-1940)
Provenance references:Poole, 'Payen' (2007), p. 263n36; Mandelbrote, 'Sloane's Purchases' (2009), p. 139 [lot number misprinted as 406]. The only auction at 'Ch. Hussey's House' in 1691 (new style) mentioned in the List of Catalogues (1915), is on 8 June 1691 (p. 11); there is a possibility this was instead the auction of books belonging to Sir William Hussey (d. 1691); see Poole, 'Payen' (2007), p. 263n36, on William Hussey.
Annotations:Acquisition note '16d: ex Auct. Husseana [Christopher Hussey]' dated 8 Oct. 1691.
Other notes:Title in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, catalogue: Directorium generale vranometricum, : in quo trigonometriæ logarithmicæ fundamenta, ac regulæ demonstrantur, astronomicæq[ue] supputationes ad solam ferè vulgarem additionem reducuntur. Opus vtilissimum astronomis, geometris, arithmeticis, perspectiuis, architectis, præcipuè militaribus, mechanicis, geographis, nec non ipsis philosophis naturalibus. Although the Catalogue of Divinity, History, Physick, Mathematical Books, &c. . . . will be sold by auction . . . seventh of Oct. 1691 . . . was published anonymously and does not mention Christopher Hussey's name, this book is listed as lot 63 on column 9 (recte 6) in 'Libri Mathematici in Quarto'. Hussey's catalogue (ESTC citation no. R229863) is available via EEBO.
database ID:auct_BH_756

 

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