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1Title:  Astronomiae reformatæ tomi duo: quorum prior observationes, hypotheses et fundamenta tabularum, posterior præcepta pro vsu tabularum astronomicarum et ipsas tabulas astronomicas CII continet : prioris tomi in decem libros diuisi, argumenta pagina sequenti exponuntur   
 Creator:  Riccioli, Giovanni Battista, 1598-1671 
 Publication:  Ex typographia hæredis Victorij Benatij, Bononiæ, 1665 
 Notes:  Added t.p. in red and black: Astronomia reformata ad serenissimum D. Ferdinandum Mariam Bavariæ etc. ducem. [armorial engraving] Vol. 2 has special t.p.: Astronomiae reformatæ tomus II, cuius pars prior præcepta pro vsu tabularum . Vol. 2 has special t.p.: Astronomiae reformatæ tomus II, cuius pars prior præcepta pro vsu tabularum . 
 Extent:  2 v. in 1, [2] double plates : ill., maps ; 35 cm. (1⁰) 
 Subjects:  Astronomy -- Early works to 1800 | Astronomy -- Early works to 1800

 
Collection:  California Institute of Technology 
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2Title:  The knowledge of the heavens and the earth made easy: or, the first principles of astronomy and geography explain'd by the use of globes and maps. ... By I. Watts, D.D.   
 Creator:  Watts, Isaac, 1674-1748. 
 Publication:  London : printed for T. Longman, and J. Buckland; J. Oswald; J. Waugh, and J. Ward, 1752.  
 Extent:  xiii,[1],222,[12]p.,plates : map ; 8⁰. 
 Subjects:  Astronomy - Early works to 1800

 
Collection:  Wellcome Collection 
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3Title:  An easy introduction to astronomy, for young gentlemen and ladies: describing the figure, motions, and dimensions of the earth; the different Seasons; Gravity and Light; the Solar System; the Transit of Venus, and its Use in Astronomy; the Moon's Motion and Phases; the Eclipses of the Sun and Moon; the Cause of the Ebbing and Flowing of the Sea, &c. The fourth edition. Illustrated with copper-plates. By James Ferguson, F. R. S.   
 Creator:  Ferguson, James, 1710-1776. 
 Publication:  London : printed for T. Cadell In The Strand, MDCCLXXIX. [1779]  
 Extent:  [8],247,[1]p.,VIIplates ; 8⁰. 
 Subjects:  Astronomy - Early works to 1800

 
Collection:  Wellcome Collection 
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4Title:  A compendious system of natural philosophy. With notes containing the mathematical demonstrations, and some occasional remarks. Part I. The Properties of Bodies. Their Laws of Motion. And The Mechanical Powers. By J. Rowning, M. A. Rector of Anderby in Lincolnshire, and late Fellow of Magdalen College in Cambridge.   
 Creator:  Rowning, J. (John), 1701?-1771. 
 Publication:  London : printed for Samuel Harding, on the Pavement in St. Martin's Lane, MDCCXLV. [1745]  
 Extent:  [2],75,[1] p., plates ; 8⁰. 
 Subjects:  Astronomy - Early works to 1800

 
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5Title:  A compendious system of astronomy, in a course of familiar lectures, In which the Principles of that Science are clearly elucidated, so as to be intelligible to those who have not studied the Mathematics: also trigonometrical and celestial problems, with a key to the ephemeris, and a vocabulary of the terms of science Used In The Lectures, Which latter are explained agreeably to their Application in them. By Margaret Bryan.   
 Creator:  Bryan, Margaret, active 1815. 
 Publication:  London : printed, by H.L. Galabin, Ingram-Court, Fenchurch-Street, for J. Wallis, NO. 46, and Wynne and Scholey, NO. 45, Paternoster-Row, 1799.  
 Extent:  xxxviii,[2],415,[1]p.,XVII plates : port.,maps ; 8⁰. 
 Subjects:  Astronomy - Early works to 1800

 
Collection:  Wellcome Collection 
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6Title:  A brief treatise of the vse of the globe celestiall and terrestriall : wherein is set downe the principles of the mathematicks, fit for all trauellers, nauigators, and all others that doe loue the knowledge of the same art. By R. T.   
 Creator:  R. T. (Robert Tanner) 
 Publication:  At London : Imprinted by Felix Kyngston, for Thomas Man, 1616.  
 Extent:  4 unnumbered pages, 56 pages 
 Subjects:  Astronomy - Early works to 1800

 
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7Title:  The system of the world. By M. Lambert. Translated from the French by James Jacque, Esq.   
 Creator:  Lambert, Johann Heinrich, 1728-1777. 
 Publication:  London : printed for Vernor and Hood, 31, Poultry; and J. Cuthell, Middle-Row, Holborn; by J. Cundee, Ivy-Lane, 1800.  
 Extent:  [8],xxxviii,[2],162,[2]p.,plate ; 8⁰. 
 Subjects:  Astronomy - Early works to 1800

 
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8Title:  Astronomia instaurata, or, A new compendious restauration of astronomie : in four parts : wherein is contained, 1. logistica astronomica, astronomicall arithmetick, shewing how to resolve the four species thereof in astronomical fractions, and to finde the part proportionall in any question thereunto belonging : 2. doctrina sphærica, the doctrine of the sphere, practically propounded, and applyed in all questions tending to the diurnall motion : 3. doctrina theorica, the theorie of the cœlestiall motions, representing the true face of the visible world, the proper motions of the luminaries, and other planets, and how to investigate their true places speedily, by the admirable doctrine of trigonometrie, after a new order : 4. tabulæ astronomicæ, astronomicall tables, briefly exhibiting the true motions of the sun, moon, and other planets, and their eclipses for any time, either past, present, or to come : whereunto is added, a short catalogue of all the most accurate and remarkable cœlestiall observations, that have been made by Tycho, Longomontanus, Gassendus, the Landgrave of Hassia, and others / by Vincent Wing.   
 Creator:  Wing, Vincent, 1619-1668.  | Brahe, Tycho, 1546-1601. 
 Publication:  London : Printed by R. and W. Leybourn, for the Company of Stationers, 1656.  
 Extent:  20 unnumbered pages, 132, 104 pages : illustrations, charts 
 Subjects:  Astronomy - Early works to 1800

 
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9Title:  Proposals for printing a book containing the principles of astronomy philosophical and geometrical, by David Gregory M.D. Savilian Professor of Astronomy in the University of Oxford, and Fellow of the Royal Society.   
 Creator:  Gregory, David, 1659-1708. 
 Publication:  [Oxford, 1701?]  
 Extent:  [2]p. ; 1⁰. 
 Subjects:  Astronomy - Early works to 1800

 
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10Title:  The use of the astronomical playing-cards, teaching any ordinary capacity by them to be acquainted with all the stars in the heavens. To know th[eir] place, colour, nature, Bigness. As also the poetical reasons for every constellation. Very useful, pleasant, and delightful for all lovers of ingenuity. Invented by the Late Ingenious Mr. Moxon.   
 Creator:  Moxon, Joseph, 1627-1691. 
 Publication:  London : These cards and books are sold by John Lenthall, Stationer at the Talbot, against St. Dunstan's Church in Fleet-street, 1717.  
 Extent:  [2],45,[1]p. ; 12⁰. 
 Subjects:  Astronomy - Early works to 1800

 
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11Title:  Astronomy; or, the true system of the planets demonstrated. Wherein are shewn by instrument, their anomalies, heliocentrick and geocentrick places both in longitude and latitude; their Aphelions, Perihelions, Retrogradations and Elongations, Parallaxes and Distances from the Sun and Earth: With the Method of Computing the Times when Venus and Mercury may be seen in the Sun's Disk. Also the Moon's Phases, and Eclipses of the Luminaries, for any time past, present, or to come. With proper Cuts to each Planet: By which any Person may in a few Hours, and with great Ease, attain to a perfect Knowledge of the Planetary, or Solar System. Likewise The Places of the Heavenly Bodies and Motion of the Earth are not only shewn, but plainly and succinctly demonstrated to the Meanest Capacity, by Short and Easie Rules and New Astronomical Tables. With the Places of 130 Principal Fixed Stars, 33 of which lye in the Moon's Way: Design'd as a Help towards discovering the Longitude at Sea. To which is prefix'd, an alphabetical catalogue of as many terms in astronomy as are most Useful, and necessary to be understood. A Work entirely New, and in a Method hitherto unattempted. By Charles Leadbetter, Teacher of the Mathematicks.   
 Creator:  Leadbetter, Charles, active 1728. 
 Publication:  London : printed for J. Wilcox in Little Britain; and T. Heath, Mathematical Instrument-Maker, near the Fountain-Tavern in the Strand, MDCCXXVII. [1727]  
 Extent:  [4],viii,[4],120p,plates ; 4⁰. 
 Subjects:  Astronomy - Early works to 1800

 
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12Title:  Walter Gray gentleman : in commendation of the Author his labors, studies (as well Diuine as Mathematicall) and generositie.   
 Creator:  Gray, Walter, -1613.  | Hartgill, George. Calendaria: sive tabulæ astronomicæ universales. 
 Publication:  [London] : [J. Windet, sold by A. Maunsell], [1594]  
 Extent:  [1+] pages : coat of arms 
 Subjects:  Astronomy - Early works to 1800

 
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13Title:  Astronomy explained upon Sir Isaac Newton's principles,and made easy to those who have not studied mathematics.To which are added, a plain method of finding the distances of all the planets from the sun, by the Transit of Venus over the Sun's Disc, in the Year 1761. an account of Mr. Horrox's observation of the transit of Venus in the Year 1639: and, of the distances of all the planets from the sun, as deduced from Observations of the Transit in the Year 1761. By James Ferguson, F. R. S.   
 Creator:  Ferguson, James, 1710-1776. 
 Publication:  London : printed for J. Johnson, G. G. and J. Robinson, R. Baldwin, F. and C. Rivington, W. Lowndes, J. Scatcherd, J. Walker, Vernor and Hood, J. Cuthell, Longman and Rees, Cadell jun. and Davies, T. Hurst, and J. Wallis, 1799.  
 Extent:  [8],503,[17]p.,plates ; 8⁰. 
 Subjects:  Astronomy - Early works to 1800

 
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14Title:  Ouranoskopia, or, A survey of the heavens : a plain description of the admirable fabrick and motions of the heavenly bodies, as they are discovered to the eye by the telescope, and several eminent consequences illustrated thereby : I. the infinite wisdom, power, and glory and incomprehensibility of God in the creation, II. the verifying of the Copernican hypothesis, III. the probability of more inhabited worlds, IV. the clearing of some difficult places of scripture from doubtful interpretations, V. the higher exaltation of Gods attributes in the business of our redemption, VI. an essay to prove the Sun to be the seat of the blessed, with several other useful notions : to which is added The gout-raptures, augmented and improved : in English, Latine, and Greek lyrick verse / by Robert Wittie.   
 Creator:  Wittie, Robert, 1613?-1684. 
 Publication:  London : Printed by J.M. for the author, and are to be sold by R. Clavell and J. Robinson ... and R. Boulter ..., 1681.  
 Extent:  8 unnumbered pages, 158 pages, 1 unnumbered page 
 Subjects:  Astronomy - Early works to 1800

 
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15Title:  Prælectiones astronomicæ Cantabrigiæ in Scholis publicis habitæ a Gulielmo Whiston, ... Quibus accedunt tabulæ plurimæ astronomicæ ...   
 Creator:  Whiston, William, 1667-1752. 
 Publication:  Cantabrigiæ : Typis Academicis. Londini, impensis Benj. Tooke A.D., 1707.  
 Extent:  [2],459,[1]p. : ill. ; 8⁰. 
 Subjects:  Astronomy - Early works to 1800

 
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16Title:  Practical astronomy, in the description and use of both globes, orrery and telescopes. Wherein the most useful Elements, and most valuable modern Discoveries of the true Astronomy are exhibited, after a very easy and expeditious Manner, in an exact Account of Our Solar System, with ten curious copper-plates. Collected from the best authors, as Dr. Halley, Keil, Harris, Gordon, &c. For the Use of Young Students. By Samuel Fuller.   
 Creator:  Fuller, Samuel, -approximately 1736. 
 Publication:  Dublin : printed by and for Samuel Fuller, at the Globe in Meath-Street, 1732.  
 Extent:  x[i.e.ix],[1],237,[1]p.,X plates ; 8⁰. 
 Subjects:  Astronomy - Early works to 1800

 
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17Title:  The mystery of astronomy made plain to the meanest capacity, by an arithmetical description of the terrestrial and celestial globes : briefly shewing (by way of question and answer) the wonderful works of God, from the earth his footstool, to his throne of heaven : with divine observations upon every part thereof : also two tables, the one for contents, the other, for explanation of hard words / by W.B.   
 Creator:  W. B. (William Bagwell), 1593?- 
 Publication:  London : Printed for Francis Smith ..., 1673.  
 Extent:  31 unnumbered pages, 112 pages, 16 unnumbered pages, 1 unnumbered leaf of plates : illustrations 
 Subjects:  Astronomy - Early works to 1800

 
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18Title:  The knowledge of the heavens and the earth made easy: or, the first principles of astronomy and geography explain'd by the use of globes and maps. ... By I. Watts, D.D.   
 Creator:  Watts, Isaac, 1674-1748. 
 Publication:  London : printed for T. Longman, J. Buckland, and W. Fenner; J. Waugh; J. Ward; and E. Dilly, 1760.  
 Extent:  xiii,[13],222p.,plates : map ; 8⁰. 
 Subjects:  Astronomy - Early works to 1800

 
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19Title:  Nicolai Mercatoris Hypothesis astronomica nova, et consensus eius cum observationibus.   
 Creator:  Mercator, Nicolaus, 1620-1687. 
 Publication:  Londini : Ex officina Leybourniana, 1664.  
 Extent:  8 unnumbered pages, 14 pages : illustrations 
 Subjects:  Astronomy - Early works to 1800

 
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20Title:  An introduction to the true astronomy: Or, Astronomical lectures, read in the Astronomical School of the University of Oxford. By John Keill, M.D. fellow of the Royal Society, and professor of Astronomy in that University.   
 Creator:  Keill, John, 1671-1721. 
 Publication:  London : Printed for Bernard Lintot, at the Cross-Keys, between the Temple-Gates in Fleet-street, MDCCXXX. [1730]  
 Extent:  [6],xiv,[4],396,[20]p., XXVII fold. plates ; 8⁰. 
 Subjects:  Astronomy - Early works to 1800

 
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