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Author:[Flamsteed, John]
Title:The D[octrine]. of the Sphere, grounded on the motion of the Earth, and the antient Pythagorean or Copernican System, etc.
Publication place:London
Publication date:1680
Location:British Library shelfmark C.122.e.32.
Sloane no. G 510: no fixed url, search the Sloane Printed Books catalogue.
Size/format:Quarto
Provenance:Sloane, Hans (1660-1753)
Provenance references:British Library Sloane Printed Books catalogue.
Annotations:"A presentation copy, with the Author’s autograph. The inscription is damaged, but reads 'Amirosuo Dᵒ Hoo[ Geometriae f[ Gresham [ Autor. D[. Possibly a dedication to Robert Hooke, Professor of Geometry at Gresham College." noted in the British Library Sloane Printed Books catalogue.
Other notes:First paragraph of the errata crossed out in ink, with corresponding corrections made throughout the text. An annotation on page 103 reads "Transferred[?] from my friend[?] Mr Street: this ye following table:", possibly referring to the similar tables on page 32 of Thomas Streete's Examen Examinatum [see extra_BH_27].
database ID:extra_BH_9

 

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