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Regiomontanus, Johannes

Tabulae directionum et profectionum, et al. (ed. Johannes Angeli).


Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page.]

a2r Regiomontanus, Johannes: [Letter addressed to] Cardinal Johannes [Vitesius]. Incipit: ‘[M]agnam esse admodum et fuisse semper in edendis libris difficultatem . . .’ See Zinner 339-340.

a3r Regiomontanus, Johannes: Tabulae directionum et profectionum. Edited by Johannes Angeli, as stated in the colophon. ‘Primum probleuma'. Incipit: ‘[D]eclinationem planete locum habentis cognitum . . .’ A total of 31 problems. See Zinner 339-340.

d1v Regiomontanus, Johannes: [Tabulae.]

[s5v] [Colophon.]

[11r] Regiomontanus, Johannes: Tabella sinus recti.


Imprint: Augsburg: Erhard Ratdolt, 2 Jan. 1490. 4°.


Collation: a b8 c6 d–r8 s6 [18] 28.

Illustrations: Woodcut initials.


ISTC: ir00112000

Hain: HC *13801 (incl. H *15206 (Tabella));

Goff: Goff R‑112;

BMC: BMC II 383;

Proctor: Pr 1885;

Others: BSB‑Ink R‑82; CIBN R‑70; Hillard 1725; Oates 961; Schramm XXIII, 1; Sheppard 1334. Microfiche: Unit 3: Image of the World: Geography and Cosmology, GC 114.

LCN: 14064405


Copy number: R-041(1)

Wanting the last 16 leaves, containing the ‘Tabella sinus recti'.

Binding: Nineteenth-century blind-tooled calf; yellow-edged leaves; leather index tabs.

Size: 222 × 165 × 23 mm.

Size of leaf: 211 × 146 mm.

A piece of paper containing a further table in a seventeenth-century(?) hand in brown ink, is inserted between i7v and i8r.

Woodcut initials are coloured. Paragraph marks are supplied in red or blue; capital strokes in red.

Provenance: Diessen, Bavaria, Augustinian Canons, BVM; inscription on a1r: ‘Monasterii BVM Diessen'. Duplicate from the Royal Library, Munich; stamp of the library and duplicate stamp: on s5v ‘Duplum Bibliothecae R. Monac.' and ‘277' in pencil, maybe the duplicate number. Purchased for £0. 8. 0; see Books Purchased (1858), 91.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 4Q 5.19.

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