Astronomicum cæsareum

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Astronomicum cæsareum
Apian, Peter, 1495-1552 (Author)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1540 (Inferred)
Place: Ingolstadii
Place: Ingolstadt (Germany)
Library locations
Rare Book Division
Shelf locator: *KB+++ 1540 (Apianus, P. Astronomicum cæsareum)
Astronomy -- Early works to 1800
Content: Varient ed (Venice 1540) in Davidson (1988) 6-6
Acquisition: Maitland Collection
Exhibitions: Exhibited: Seeing Is Believing, p.64, illus. pl.II-III
Content: Plates with movable parts on recto of [B₃], C, [Ciii], D, DIII, E, EII, [EIV], FII, FIII, [FIV], [GIV], [GV], KIII, [KIV], LI, LII, LIII, [LIV], MI, MIII, and on verso of GIII.
Physical Description
Extent: 60 l. incl. illus., plates, diagrs. 47 x 32 cm.
Bound in pigskin, elaborately blind stamped, with borders on both covers incorporating the monogram HP; with initials, H.V.W., and date, 1575, stamped on front cover.
With bookplates of Georgius Kloss and Charles F. Cox.
Illustrations and plates, many with movable parts, are mostly colored.On verso of t.-p., the arms of the Emperor Charles V and of Ferdinand, king of Bohemia and Hungary.
Type of Resource
Still image
RLIN/OCLC: 28791339
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14273113
NYPL Exhibition ID: TL 17.01.5013
Library of Congress Control Number: 13033976 //rxx
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b15d70e0-0031-0130-63f0-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1495: Creator Born
  • 1540: Issued
  • 1552: Creator Died
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2018: Found by you!
  • 2019

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Astronomicum cæsareum