Bibliotheca Hookiana - Record details

Language and size:Libri Latini, &c. in Quarto
Lot number:505
Page number:19
Author:Gregory, James
Title:Optica promota
Publication place:London
Publication date:1663
Price fetched:0.2.2
Location:[Unknown; see notes]
Provenance:Inscriptions 'Ex Biblioth. Hookiana 2s. 2d.' and 'bought Dec: 30th 1778 of T. Phillips. Price 5 shillings' presumably by David Steuart Erskine (1742-1829, bookplate) who inscribed the book to John Millar (1735-1801) on 12 June 1794
Provenance references:Gunther's notes in Hooke, Diary, 1688-1693 (1935), p. 193; Mandelbrote, 'Sloane's Purchases' (2009), p. 137; Sotheran catalogue 843 (1935), no. 1421.
Annotations:Inscription 'Liber Rob: Hooke ex auct: Ballard 15 Oct. 1691. 4d.' [ref: Gunther].
Other notes:John Bullord's A Catalogue of Excellent Greek, Latine and English Books, . . . which will be sold by auction . . . on . . . the 13th of Octob. 1691 lists a 'Gregorii optica' on page 9 as lot 83 in 'Libri Theologici, Historici, Miscellanei, &c. in Quarto' section. Bullord's catalogue (ESTC citation no. R230316) is available via EEBO.
database ID:auct_BH_864


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