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Creator:
Moxon, Joseph, 1627-1691, author, bookseller.
Title(s):

A tutor to astronomy and geography, or, An easie and speedy way to know the use of both the globes, cœlestial and terrestrial : in six books ... : with an appendix shewing the use of the Ptolomaick sphere / by Joseph Moxon ... ; whereunto is added the antient poetical stories of the stars ... ; as also a discourse of the antiquity, progress and augmentation of astronomy.

Additional Title(s):

Tutor to astronomy and geography

Easie and speedy way to know the use of both the globes, cœlestial and terrestrial

Ductor ad astronomiam & geographiam, vel, Usus globi cœlestis quam terrestris

Ductor ad astronomiam et geographiam, vel, Usus globi cœlestis quam terrestris

Edition:
The third edition, corrected and enlarged.
Published/Created:
London : Printed by Tho. Roycroft, for Joseph Moxon, and sold at his shop on Ludgate-Hill, at the sign of Atlas, MDCLXXIV [1674]
Physical Description:
[8], 271, [9] p. : ill. ; 21 cm (4to)
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
QB41 M69 1674
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
BEIN 2018 538: From the library of Stephen F. Gates.
Loosely based on Part 2 of: Blaeu, Willem Janszoon. Institutio astronomica de usu globorum et sphaerarum caelestium ac terrestrium.
Added engraved t.p. printed on leaf A1v: Ductor ad astronomiam & geographiam, vel, Usus globi cœlestis quam terrestris ...
Signatures: A-2M⁴ 2O⁴.
"The ancient stories of the several stars and constellations ... collected from Dr. Hood": p. 208-232.
Bookseller's advertisement on p. [1], third count.
Wing, D.G. Short-title catalogue of books printed in England, Scotland, Ireland, Wales, and British America, and of English books printed in other countries, 1641-1700 (2nd ed.), M3024
English short title catalogue, R31059
Gates, S.F. Catalog of a collection of globes and books on the use of globes, spanning the years 1600-1900, page 57
Subject Terms:
Astronomy -- Early works to 1800.
Constellations -- Early works to 1800.
Gates, Stephen F. -- Ownership.
Globes -- Early works to 1800.
Spherical trigonometry -- Early works to 1800.
Sundials -- Early works to 1800.
Woodcut -- Specimens -- 1674.
Form/Genre:
Booksellers' advertisements.
Contributors:
Hood, Thomas, active 1582-1598, author.
Roycroft, Thomas, -1677, printer.
Blaeu, Willem Janszoon, 1571-1638. Institutio astronomica de usu globorum et sphaerarum caelestium ac terrestrium.
Gates Collection of Globes and Books about Globes.
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