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Bod-Inc: R-034

Regiomontanus, Johannes



Analysis of Content

[a1r] Sentinus, Jacobus: ‘In laudem operis huius praeclari a Johanne de Monte Regio editi Germanorum decore et nostrae aetatis astronomorum principe . . . Carmina'. Incipit: ‘Hesperides hortum vatum te | nuisse puellas'; 21 elegiac distichs.

[a1v] Santritter, Johannes Lucilius: [Verse colophon addressed to the reader.] Incipit: ‘Cui dedit ingenium diuina potentia et artes | Qui bene daedalias solus in orbe tenet'; 3 elegiac distichs and one further line with the date.

[a2r] ‘Tabula regionum'.

[a3r] [Regiomontanus, Johannes: Calendarium.] As R‑033. Each month is preceded by a table containing concordances(?) for the years 1475, 1494, and 1513.

[b4v] [Diagrams showing the eclipse of the moon and the sun in the period running from 1483 to 1530.]

[b8v] ‘De aureo numero'.

[b8v] ‘De cyclo solari et littera dominicali'.

[b8v] ‘De inditione'.

[c1r] ‘De interuallo et festis mobilibus'.

[c1v] ‘Tabula festorum mobilium'.

[c2r] ‘De coniunctionibus ac oppositionibus luminarium'.

[c3r] ‘De eclipsibus luminarium'.

[c3r] ‘De loco solis vero'.

[c3v] ‘Tabula solis'.

[c3v] ‘De loco lune vero'.

[c4r] ‘Tabula radicum lune'.

[c4r] [On bloodletting.]

[c4v] ‘De magnitudine diei'.

[c5r] ‘Tabula quantitatis dierum'.

[c6r] ‘De horologio horizontali'.

[c6v] ‘De noticia horarum equinoctialium'.

[c7r] ‘De horis temporalibus'.

[c7v] [De ascendente.]

[c8r] [De Pascha.]

[c8v] ‘[Tabula] dies paschalis'.

[d1r] ‘Instrumentum horarum inequalium'.

[d1v] ‘Instrumentum veri motus lune'.

[d2r] ‘Quadrans horologii horizontis(!)'.

[d2v] ‘Quadratum horarium generale'.


Imprint: Venice: Erhard Ratdolt, 9 Aug. 1482. 4°.


Collation: [a10 b c8 d2].

Illustrations: Woodcut borders, initials, and diagrams.


ISTC: ir00094000

Hain: HC *13777;

Goff: Goff R‑94;

BMC: BMC V 286;

Proctor: Pr 4386;

Others: BSB‑Ink R‑70; Essling 250; Redgrave 29; Rhodes 1505; Sander 6403; Sheppard 3669. Microfiche: Unit 3: Image of the World: Geography and Cosmology, GC 106.

LCN: 14062570


Copy number: R-034(1)

Wanting [d2].

With the corrected incipit; see BMC.

Binding: Nineteenth-century blind-tooled calf, probably bound for the Bodleian Library.

Size: 205 × 156 × 8 mm.

Size of leaf: 195 × 146 mm.

Some marginal notes, mainly extracting key words and providing corrections and additions to the text, in an early hand. ‘3' in brown ink in the upper right-hand corner of [a1r]. ‘327' and ‘276' in pencil on [c8v], the former possibly a Munich duplicate number.

Provenance: Probably a duplicate from the Royal Library, Munich; see pencil number above. Purchased for £0. 15. 0; see Books Purchased (1858), 91.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 4Q 5.18.

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