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Iohannis de sacrobusto anglici uiri clarissimi Spera mundi feliciter incipit. [Uniform title: Sphaera mundi]: PB 27.2-2020

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Iohannis de sacrobusto anglici uiri clarissimi Spera mundi feliciter incipit. [Uniform title: Sphaera mundi]
Title to second part: "Gerardi cremonensis uiri clarissimi Theorica planetaru[m] feliciter incipit

Maker(s)

Author: Sacro Bosco, Joannes De
Author: Gherardo, da Cremona
Author: Gherardo, da Sabbioneta
Printer: Renner, Franz

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Description

[48] leaves : woodcuts ; 21cm (4to).
Incipits printed in red; woodcut initials and diagrams.
The Theorica planetarum is usually considered to be by the Cremona astrologer Gherardo da Sabbioneta, although some authorities ascribe it to the Gerardus Cremonensis who died 1187. Cf. Dict. of scientific biog., suppl., p. 189 for a summary of the evidence. (WorldCat)
Bound with: Super logicam Pauli Veneti expositio et quaestiones / Menglius Blanchellus. Venice: Antonius de Strata, 1 Nov. 1480..
Binding: Italian calf (15th century), blind stamped; spine blind stamped, raised bands, g. lettering on brown spine labels; clasps removed; boxed.

Notes

History note: Provenance: purchased from J. and J. Leighton 1891. Bibliotheca Heberiana (stamp). C P (bkpl.). Cornelius Paine's sale 1891. Cutting from bookseller's cat. tipped in on front paste-down e.p. Ms. inscr. on front free e.p.: 'Egerton's Auction Major Pearson's Library Aug. 14th 1788' in M. Wodhull's hand.

Place(s) associated

  • Venice

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Production date: AD 1478

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: PB 27.2-2020
Primary reference Number: 240303
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Audit data

Created: Tuesday 3 March 2020 Updated: Monday 1 February 2021 Last processed: Monday 15 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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Accession Number: MS McClean 122

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