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Bod-Inc: J-182

Johannes de Sacro Bosco

Sphaera mundi.


Analysis of Content

11v [Woodcut; armillary sphere.]

12r Johannes de Sacro Bosco: Sphaera mundi. ‘Nouiciis adolescentibus ad astronomicam rempublicam capessendam aditum impetrantibus . . . utili serie contextum inchoat.’ See J‑179.

32v Purbachius, Georgius: Theoricae novae planetarum. ‘De Sole.’ Incipit: ‘[S]ol habet tres orbes a se inuicem omniquaque diuisos . . .’ See J‑181.

65r Regiomontanus, Johannes: Disputationes contra Cremonensia deliramenta. [Preface addressed to] all scholars. Incipit: ‘[P]ostquam emisimus iudicem(!) operum que librariis nostris . . .’

67r Regiomontanus, Johannes: Disputationes contra Cremonensia deliramenta. Incipit: ‘Viennensis. V. Cracouiensis. C. [S]i quis forte roget quamobrem potissimum ad hanc edem diui Petri apostoli . . .’ See J‑181.


Imprint: [Venice]: Erhard Ratdolt, [before 4 Nov.] 1485. 4°.


Collation: 1–68 710.

Illustrations: Woodcuts and woodcut initials.


ISTC: ij00406000

Hain: HC *14111;

Goff: Goff J‑406;

BMC: BMC V 290;

Proctor: Pr 4402;

Others: BSB‑Ink I‑503; CIBN J‑271; Essling 259; Hillard 1149; Oates 1762.5; Redgrave 57; Sander 6662; Sheppard 3690.

LCN: 14029258


Copy number: J-182(1)

Bound with A‑158(1); see there for details of binding and provenance.

Size of leaf: 212 × 152 mm.

Marginal notes, mainly extracting key words, in an early humanist hand.

A few woodcuts coloured in ochre.

SHELFMARK: Auct. N 5.7(1).

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