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Astronomicum Caesareum: PB 18-2020

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Astronomicum Caesareum

Maker(s)

Author: Apian, Peter
Bookbinder: Cheese, Edward

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Description

Colophon: Factum et actum Ingolstadii in aedibus nostris anno a Christo nato sesquimillesimo quadragesimo mense maio.
The colophon is printed in reverse from right to left.
Title within colored ornamental border. Title vignette colored. Text in double columns.
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 I.
Part 2 contains: Meteoroscopion planum -- Observationes comentarum quinque -- Torquetum.
BINDING: Rebound 2018-19 by Edward Cheese. Textblock sewn on five double raised cords to the original marking up. Binding of full alum-tawed calfksin over laminated archival millboards, decorated with gold and blind tooling

[59] leaves with 56 volvelles.

Notes

History note: Armorial bookplate of Christoph Wentzel, Graf von Nostitz Inscriptions on titlepage: Osvaldi de Egkh and Jean Bernard, Comte d'Herberstein.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1904) by McClean, Frank

Dating

Production date: AD 1540

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PB 18-2020
Primary reference Number: 240290
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Audit data

Created: Friday 21 February 2020 Updated: Wednesday 14 February 2024 Last processed: Wednesday 14 February 2024

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Manuscripts and Printed Books

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