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A tutor to astronomie and geographie : or, An easie and speedy way to know the use of both the globes, coelestial and terrestrial : with an appendix shewing the use of the Ptolomaick sphere / by Joseph Moxon.

By: Moxon, Joseph, 1627-1691.
Contributor(s): Hood, Thomas, active 1582-1598.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London : J. Moxon, 1670Edition: 2d. ed., corrected and enlarged.Description: [iii], 272, [8] p. : ill. ; 20 cm.Subject(s): Astronomy -- Early works to 1800 | Globes -- Early works to 1800 | Sundials | Constellations
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O.B. MOX MOXON (Browse shelf) Not For Loan 30209019390718

Added t. p., engraved: Ductor ad astronomiam & geographiam, vel usus globi..."

"The ancient stories of the several stars and constellations shewing the poetical reasons why such various figures are placed in heaven, collected from Dr. Hood": p. 208-232.

Multiple signatures to final contents page: 'John Porter his Book, March 22 1782'; unidentified; 'Robt. Dicksons bought of J Porter, May 4th 1805'; unidentified. 'Wm Parker's bought of Robt. Dixon March 9th 1840'; unidentified. 'Wm. Withers bought at Wm. Parkers sale (Thornton le Moor) Nov. 8 1893'; unidentified.

Bookstamp of the Board of Education, Science Museum Library.

Annotated. English. Pencil references on the names of spheres to p. 30, p. 31, p. 33; reference to finding latitude p. 53; astronomical references to p. 237-239. Alternate hand annotating text and calculations in pen commences p. 103; addition of degrees to p. 127; mathematical nota to p. 207.

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