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Nicolai Copernici Torinensis De revolvtionibvs orbium cœlestium, libri VI. : Habes in hoc opere iam recens nato, & ædito, studiose lector, motus stellarum, tam fixarum, quàm erraticarum, cum ex ueteribus tum etiam ex recentibus obseruationibus restitutos: & nouis insuper ac admirabilibus hypothesibus ornatos. Habes etiam tabulas expeditissimas, ex quibus eosdem ad quoduis tempus quàm facillime caculare poteris. Igitur eme, lege, fruere. [Line in Greek].

By: Copernicus, Nicolaus, 1473-1543.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Norimbergæ : apud Ioh. Petreium, Anno 1543Description: [14]p, 196 numbered leaves (i.e. 391p) : ill ; 28 cm (folio).Place: Germany - NurembergUniform titles: De revolutionibus orbium coelestium Subject(s): Astronomy -- Early works to 1800 | Solar system -- Early works to 1800
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Book (Not for loan) Science Museum Wroughton
On display in Museum exhibition (not accessible)
Rare Books Collection Q O.B. COP COPERNICUS (Browse shelf) Not For Loan 30209019358862

Published also under title: Astronomia instaurata, libris sex comprehensa, qui De revolutionibus orbium cœlestium inscribuntur. Nunc ... restituta ... studio d. Nicolai Mvlerii.

Bound in vellum. In half red morroco case.

Annotation opp. t.p.

Purchased from the Honeyman Collection sales in 1979 (sale catalogue, part 2, item 753). Honeyman bookplate on front paste down.

Ms. inscription 'Fenwick' (deleted) and 'Schmilling' on front paste down.

Currently on display in the Science Museum exhibition: The Sun: Living With our Star - Section 1

Formerly on display in Science Museum: Cosmos & Culture - Section 2: Our Place in the Cosmos

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