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81Title:  L'abitatore del sole, ovvero, Discorsi fisici, e morali: fatti ad un curioso in due colloquj   
 Creator:  Floravanti, F., -1767 
 Publication:  Per J. Chrichley, Londra, 1743. 
 Notes:  Signatures: A-N⁸ 0⁴. Title vignette. "A Sua Eccellenza Carlo Sackville conte di Middlesex." 
 Extent:  216 p. ; 18 cm. 
 Subjects:  Plurality of worlds -- Early works to 1800 | Life on other planets -- Early works to 1800 | Conduct of life -- Early works to 1800

 
Collection:  University of Oklahoma 
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82Title:  A plurality of worlds. Written in French by the author of the Dialogues of the dead. Translated into English by Mr. Glanvill   
 Alt. Title:  Entretiens sur la pluralités des mondes. English   
 Creator:  Fontenelle, (Bernard Le Bovier)M. de, 1657-1757 | Glanvill, John, 1664?-1735 
 Publication:  printed, for R. Bently in Russell-street, in Covent-Garden, London, MDCXCV. [1695] 
 Notes:  The author of the Dialogues of the dead = Bernard Le Bovier, M. de Fontenelle. A translation of: Entretiens sur la pluralité des mondes. The first two leaves are blank. Reproduction of the original in the Bodleian Library. 
 Extent:  1 online resource ([14], 152 p.) 
 Subjects:  Plurality of worlds -- Early works to 1800 | Life on other planets -- Early works to 1800 | Electronic books

 
Collection:  Newberry Library 
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83Title:  Cosmotheoros, eller Werlds Beskådare, det år: Betraktelser öfwer himla-klotens wårde, Förtråfflighet och Prydnad. Ofwersåttning från Latinen af M.E   
 Alt. Title:  Kosmotheōros   
 Creator:  Huygens, Christiaan, 1629-1695 
 Publication:  Tryckt på egen bekostnad af Johan Edman, Kongl. Acad. Boltryctare, Upsala, 1774. 
 Notes:  Author statement at head of title. Printer's device on t.p.; initials, headpiece. First published in Latin in 1698; first English edition published same year under title: The celestial worlds discover'd, or, Conjectures concerning the inhabitants, plants and productions of the worlds in the planets. 
 Extent:  [8], 128 p., [2] fold. leaves of plates : ill. ; 19 cm. (8vo.) 
 Subjects:  Plurality of worlds -- Early works to 1800 | Cosmology -- Early works to 1800 | Life on other planets -- Early works to 1800

 
Collection:  Linda Hall Library 
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84Title:  Nouveau traité de la pluralité des mondes   
 Alt. Title:  Kosmotheōros. French   
 Creator:  Huygens, Christiaan, 1629-1695 
 Publication:  Chez Jean Moreau, A Paris, 1702. 
 Notes:  First French edition. (First published in Latin, with title Kosmotheoros, in 1698; also translated and published in English that year). 
 Extent:  [24], 277, [9] p., 5 leaves of plates : ill. (engravings) ; 17 cm. (12mo in 8's) 
 Subjects:  Plurality of worlds -- Early works to 1800 | Astronomy -- Early works to 1800 | Cosmology -- Early works to 1800

 
Collection:  Linda Hall Library 
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85Title:  Entretiens sur la pluralité des mondes   
 Creator:  Fontenelle, (Bernard Le Bovier)M. de, 1657-1757 | Fontenelle, (Bernard le Bovier)M. de, 1675-1757 | Fontenelle, (Bernard Le Bovier)M. de, 1657-1757 | Henry Charles Lea Library (University of Pennsylvania) 
 Publication:  s.n.], A Londres [i.e. Paris?], 1784. 
 Notes:  Place of imprint false; printed in Paris? From the same printer who did the 1784 ed. of Montesquieu's Lettres persanes, which was also issued "A Londres." Series statement from half-title page. 
 Extent:  [4], 292 p., [2] leaves of plates (1 folded) : ill., port. ; 13 cm. 
 Subjects:  Plurality of worlds -- Early works to 1800 | CHR 1784 | PRO Lea, Henry Charles, 1825-1909 (autograph) | PRO Lea, Charlotte A. (donor)

 
Collection:  University of Pennsylvania 
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86Title:  The discovery of a vvorld in the moone. Or, A discourse tending, to prove, that 'tis probable there may be another habitable world in that planet   
 Creator:  Wilkins, John, 1614-1672 
 Publication:  printed by E[dward]. G[riffin]. for Michael Sparke and Edward Forrest, London, 1638. 
 Notes:  Anonymous. By John Wilkins. Double-page title. Printer's name from STC. Running title reads: The discovery of a new world. The page before second p. 208 misnumbered 107. In this edition B1r line 3 up ends: at. Stationer's Register: Entered 30 March [1638] 
 Extent:  [8], 179, 178-190, 193-208, [1], 208-209, [5] p. : ill. (woodcuts) ; 8⁰. 
 Subjects:  Astronomy -- Early works to 1800 | Life on other planets -- Early works to 1800 | Moon -- Early works to 1800 | Plurality of worlds -- Early works to 1800

 
Collection:  Library Company 
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87Title:  A discourse concerning a new world & another planet in 2 bookes   
 Alt. Title:  Discovery of a world in the moone   
 Creator:  Wilkins, John, 1614-1672 | Marshall, William, active 1617-1650 | Norton, John, -approximately 1640 | Hearne, Richard. | Maynard, John, active 1638-1642 | Jones, William Alfred, 1817-1900 | Columbia College (New York, N.Y.) Philolexian Society. 
 Publication:  Printed [by John Norton and R. Hearne] for Iohn Maynard, & are to be sold at the George, in Fleetstreet neare St. Dunstans Church, London], 1640. 
 Notes:  Anonymous. By John Wilkins. An expanded edition of: The discovery of a world in the moone. The general title page is engraved and signed: W. Marshall, sculpsit. "The first book. The discovery of a new world ... The third impression. Corrected and enlarged ... Printed by Iohn Norton" and "A discovrse concerning a nevv planet ... Printed by R[ichard]. H[earne]." each have separate dated letterpress title page, pagination, and register. Richard Hearne's name from STC. ²P7 is a cancel (printed as 2a8). The cancellandum lacks the engraving on the verso. The final leaves to part 1 are [1] errata and [2-3] "The propositions that are proved in this discourse", signed "R2" (some copies signed "aa") and "aa2" respectively. With a final errata leaf. Rare Book copy: General t.p. wanting. Manuscript note, "Presented to the Philolexian Society by Wm. A. Jones, Dec. 4th, 1861. Placed in the Library by Clifford Eagle." 
 Extent:  [10], 242, [6]; [14], 246, [2] p. : ill. (woodcuts, engraving) ; (8vo) 
 Subjects:  Astronomy -- Early works to 1800 | Life on other planets -- Early works to 1800 | Plurality of worlds -- Early works to 1800 | Moon -- Early works to 1800 | Earth (Planet) -- Early works to 1800

 
Collection:  Columbia University 
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88Title:  A discourse concerning a new world & another planet: in 2 bookes   
 Creator:  Wilkins, John, 1614-1672 | Marshall, William, fl. 1617-1650 
 Publication:  Printed [by John Norton and R. Hearne] for Iohn Maynard, & are to be sold at the George, in Fleetstreet neare St. Dunstans Church, London], 1640. 
 Notes:  Anonymous. By John Wilkins. An expanded edition of: The discovery of a world in the moone. The general title page is engraved and signed: W. Marshall, sculpsit. "The first book· The discovery of a new world .. The third impression. Corrected and enlarged .. Printed by Iohn Norton" and "A discourse concerning a nevv planet .. Printed by R[ichard]. H[earne]." each have separate dated letterpress title page, pagination, and register. Richard Hearne's name from STC. ²P7 is a cancel (printed as 2a8). The cancellandum lacks the engraving on the verso. The final leaves to part 1 are [1] errata and [2-3] "The propositions that are proved in this discourse", signed "R2" (some copies signed "aa") and "aa2" respectively. With a final errata leaf. Reproduction of the original in the Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery. Collation of the original: 2 v. illus., diagrs. Engraved title page; each volume has also special title page. 
 Extent:  [10], 242, [6]; [14], 246, [2] p. : ill. (woodcuts, metal cut) cm. 
 Subjects:  Astronomy -- Early works to 1800 | Life on other planets -- Early works to 1800 | Moon -- Early works to 1800 | Plurality of worlds -- Early works to 1800 | Earth -- Early works to 1800

 
Collection:  Hagley Library 
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89Title:  The discovery of a world in the moone., or, A discourse tending to prove, that 'tis probable there may be another habitable world in that planet   
 Creator:  Wilkins, John, 1614-1672 | Griffin, Edward, -1652 | Sparke, Michael, -1645 | Sparke, Michael, -1653 | Forrest, Edward, active 17th century | Francis Bacon Library 
 Publication:  Printed by E.G. for Michael Sparke and Edward Forrest, London, 1638 
 Notes:  P. 209-211 misnumbered 107, 208-209 Signatures: Ap4s B-Op8s Pp4s Title on two leaves, with a title vignette on the first Anonymous. --By John Wilkins. --ESTC E. G. = Edward Griffin. --STC Two editions were issued in the same year with the same collation and imprint. In this edition, B1 recto line 3 up ends: "first"; in the variant, STC 25640, B1 recto line 3 up ends: "at" "Quires K-M and part of A and P are reimposed from STC 25640." --ESTC "Michael Sparkes" may be the younger, d. 1645, or Michael Sparkes, sen., d. 1653 as both men were in business at the same address until the son's death Running title: The discovery of a new world 
 Extent:  [8], 208 [i.e. 211], [5] p. : ill. (woodcut) ; 14 cm. (8vo) 
 Subjects:  Astronomy -- Early works to 1800 | Plurality of worlds -- Early works to 1800 | Life on other planets -- Early works to 1800 | Moon -- Early works to 1800 | Francis Bacon Collection | Printed waste (Binding) Great Britain

 
Collection:  Huntington Library 
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90Title:  The discovery of a vvorld in the moone. Or, A discourse tending, to prove, that 'tis probable there may be another habitable world in that planet   
 Creator:  Wilkins, John, 1614-1672 
 Publication:  Printed by E[dward] G[riffin] for Michael Sparke and Edward Forrest, London, 1638 
 Notes:  Anonymous. By John Wilkins Double-page title Printer's name from STC Running title reads: The discovery of a new world The page before second p. 208 misnumbered 107 In this edition B1r line 3 up ends: at 
 Extent:  [8], 179, 178-190, 193-208, [1], 208-209, [5] p. : ill. (woodcuts) ; (8vo) 
 Subjects:  Astronomy -- Early works to 1800 | Life on other planets -- Early works to 1800 | Plurality of worlds -- Early works to 1800 | Moon -- Early works to 1800

 
Collection:  Huntington Library 
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91Title:  A discourse concerning a new world & another planet in 2 bookes   
 Alt. Title:  Discovery of a world in the moone   
 Creator:  Wilkins, John, 1614-1672 | Marshall, William, active 1617-1650 
 Publication:  Printed [by John Norton and R. Hearne] for Iohn Maynard, & are to be sold at the George, in Fleetstreet neare St. Dunstans Church, London], 1640 
 Notes:  Anonymous. By John Wilkins An expanded edition of: The discovery of a world in the moone The general title page is engraved and signed: W. Marshall, sculpsit "The first book. The discovery of a new world ... The third impression. Corrected and enlarged ... Printed by Iohn Norton" and "A discourse concerning a nevv planet ... Printed by R[ichard]. H[earne]." each have separate dated letterpress title page, pagination, and register Richard Hearne's name from STC p2sP7 is a cancel (printed as 2a8). The cancellandum lacks the engraving on the verso The final leaves to part 1 are [1] errata and [2-3] "The propositions that are proved in this discourse", signed "R2" (some copies signed "aa") and "aa2" respectively With a final errata leaf 
 Extent:  [10], 242, [6]; [14], 246, [2] p. : ill. (woodcuts, engraving) ; (8vo) 
 Subjects:  Astronomy -- Early works to 1800 | Life on other planets -- Early works to 1800 | Plurality of worlds -- Early works to 1800 | Moon -- Early works to 1800 | Earth (Planet) -- Early works to 1800

 
Collection:  Huntington Library 
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92Title:  De la pluralitâe des mondes: ouvrage dans le gout de celui de Mr. de Fontenelle sur le mãeme sujet, mais oáu l'on âetablit, par des raisons philosophiques, & par des conjectures tout-áa-fait vraisemblables, ce qu'il n'a proposâe que comme un simple jeu d'esprit   
 Alt. Title:  Kosmothemåoros. French   
 Creator:  Huygens, Christiaan, 1629-1695 | Nâeaulme, Jean, 1694-1780 | Pogo, Alexander, 1893- 
 Publication:  Chez Jean Neaulme, A La Haye, MDCCXXIV. [1724] 
 Notes:  Translated by Dufour. Title page printed in red and black. "Catalogue des livres imprimez áa Amsterdam chez Etienne Roger", [24] p. at end. Type head-pieces; woodcut initials. 
 Extent:  xxxvi, 276, [24] p., [5] leaves of plates (fold.) : ill. (engravings) ; 16 cm. 
 Subjects:  Plurality of worlds -- Early works to 1800 | Fontenelle, -- M. de -- (Bernard Le Bovier), -- 1657-1757. -- Entretiens sur la pluralitâe des mondes | Astronomy -- Early works to 1800 | Mount Wilson Observatory Collection | Translations | Publishers' advertisements (Publishing) Netherlands 18th century

 
Collection:  Huntington Library 
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93Title:  The discovery of a vvorld in the moone. Or, A discourse tending to prove, that 'tis probable there may be another habitable world in that planet   
 Creator:  Wilkins, John, 1614-1672 
 Publication:  Printed by E[dward] G[riffin] for Michael Sparke and Edward Forrest, London, 1638. 
 Notes:  By John Wilkins. Double-page title. Printer's name from STC. Running title reads: The discovery of a new world. The page before second p. 208 is misnumbered 107. In this edition B1r line 3 up ends "first". Quires K-M and part of A and P are reimposed from STC 25640. Reproduction of the original in the British Library. 
 Extent:  1 online resource ([8], 208, [1], 208-209, [5] p. ) 
 Subjects:  Astronomy -- Early works to 1800 | Life on other planets -- Early works to 1800 | Moon -- Early works to 1800 | Plurality of worlds -- Early works to 1800 | Electronic books

 
Collection:  Newberry Library 
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94Title:  The celestial worlds discover'd, or, Conjectures concerning the inhabitants, plants and productions of the worlds in the planets   
 Alt. Title:  Kosmotheōros. English   
 Creator:  Huygens, Christiaan, 1629-1695 | Clarke, John, 1682-1757 | Knapton, James, -1738 
 Publication:  Printed for James Knapton, at the Crown in St. Paul's, London, 1722. 
 Notes:  Translated by John Clarke, Dean of Salisbury. Cf. ESTC. 
 Extent:  vi, 162 p., 5 folded leaves of plates : ill. ; 18 cm. 
 Subjects:  Plurality of worlds -- Early works to 1800 | Cosmology -- Early works to 1800 | Life on other planets -- Early works to 1800 | Engravings England London 1722

 
Collection:  Newberry Library 
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95Title:  A discourse of the plurality of worlds   
 Alt. Title:  Entretiens sur la pluralité des mondes. English   
 Creator:  Fontenelle, (Bernard Le Bovier)M. de, 1657-1757 | W. D.Sir 
 Publication:  Printed by Andr. Crook and Sam. Helsham, for William Norman book-binder to His Grace the Duke of Ormond, Dublin, 1687. 
 Notes:  Signatures: A-F⁸ G⁴ (G4 blank). "Advertisement concerning the errata.": p. [16] at beginning. 
 Extent:  [16], 86, [2] p. ; 15 cm. (8vo) 
 Subjects:  Plurality of worlds -- Early works to 1800 | Life on other planets -- Early works to 1800 | Imaginary conversations -- Early works to 1800 | Armorial bookplates (Provenance) | Westby, William Bookplate | Westby, William Autograph

 
Collection:  Yale University 
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96Title:  Entretiens sur la pluralite des mondes   
 Alt. Title:  Entretiens sur la pluralité des mondes   
 Creator:  Fontenelle, (Bernard Le Bovier)M. de, 1657-1757 | Swall, Abel 
 Publication:  Chez Abel Swalle a l'enseigne de l'Uunicorne [!] dans le cymitiere de S. Paul, à Londres, 1687. 
 Notes:  Signatures: *⁶ A-E¹² F⁶. 
 Extent:  [12], 132 p. ; 14 cm. (12mo) 
 Subjects:  Plurality of worlds -- Early works to 1800 | Life on other planets -- Early works to 1800 | Imaginary conversations -- Early works to 1800 | Armorial bookplates (Provenance) | Leslie, J. Forbes Bookplate | Gregor, J. Autograph

 
Collection:  Yale University 
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97Title:  A discourse concerning a new world & another planet: in 2 bookes   
 Alt. Title:  Discovery of a world in the moone   
 Creator:  Wilkins, John, 1614-1672 | Marshall, William, active 1617-1650 
 Publication:  Printed [by John Norton and R. Hearne] for Iohn Maynard, & are to be sold at the George, in Fleetstreet neare St. Dunstans Church, London], 1640. 
 Notes:  By John Wilkins. An expanded edition of: The discovery of a world in the moone. The general title page is engraved and signed: W. Marshall, sculpsit. "The first book· The discovery of a new world .. The third impression. Corrected and enlarged .. Printed by Iohn Norton" and "A discourse concerning a nevv planet .. Printed by R[ichard]. H[earne]." each have separate dated letterpress title page, pagination, and register. Richard Hearne's name from STC. ² P7 is a cancel (printed as 2a8). The cancellandum lacks the engraving on the verso. The final leaves to part 1 are [1] errata and [2-3] "The propositions that are proved in this discourse", signed "R2" (some copies signed "aa") and "aa2" respectively. With a final errata leaf. Reproduction of the original in the Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery. 
 Extent:  1 online resource ([10], 242, [6]; [14], 246, [2] p. ) 
 Subjects:  Astronomy -- Early works to 1800 | Life on other planets -- Early works to 1800 | Moon -- Early works to 1800 | Plurality of worlds -- Early works to 1800 | Earth (Planet) -- Early works to 1800 | Electronic books

 
Collection:  Newberry Library 
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98Title:  Entretiens sur la pluralité des mondes   
 Creator:  Fontenelle, (Bernard Le Bovier)M. de, 1657-1757 | Fontenelle, (Bernard Le Bovier)M. de, 1657-1757 | Fontenelle, (Bernard Le Bovier)M. de, 1657-1757 | Brunet, Michel, active 1668-1700 | Dolivar, Juan, 1641-1692 | Howard Mayer Brown Collection (Newberry Library) 
 Publication:  Chez Michel Brunet, Grand' Salle du Palais, au Mercure Galant, A Paris, 1724. 
 Notes:  Title vignette; head- and tail-pieces; initials. Engraving between p. 10 and 11, illustrating the placement of the sun, Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn in the solar system; within architectural border. Publisher's catalog, xvii p. at the end: "Catalogue des livres nouveaux qui se vendent à Paris chez Michel Brunet, Grand' Salle du Palais, au Mercure Galant." Signatures: pi² A-2T⁸/⁴. Engraver's name, which has been cropped in this copy, taken from another ed. Contemporary mottled brown calf, with gilt-ruled borders; gold-stamped compartments and ornaments on spine, with dark brown leather spine label: "Les mondes;" gilt dentelles; marbled endpapers; fore-edges stained red. Forms part of the Howard Mayer Brown Collection at the Newberry Library. 
 Extent:  [2], 481, [3], xvij, [1] p. (last p. blank), [1] folded leaf of plates : ill. (engravings) ; 18 cm. (12mo) 
 Subjects:  Plurality of worlds -- Early works to 1800 | Life on other planets -- Early works to 1800 | Engraving, French -- 18th century -- Specimens | Engravings France Paris 1724 | Publishers' catalogues France Paris 1724 | France 1724 Imprints

 
Collection:  Newberry Library 
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99Title:  A discourse concerning a new world & another planet in 2 bookes   
 Alt. Title:  Discovery of a world in the moone   
 Creator:  Wilkins, John, 1614-1672 | Marshall, William, active 1617-1650 
 Publication:  Printed [by John Norton and R. Hearne] for Iohn Maynard, & are to be sold at the George, in Fleetstreet neare St. Dunstans Church, London], 1640. 
 Notes:  Attributed to John Wilkins. Cf. STC (2nd ed.). Printer's names suggested by STC (2nd ed.). The general title page is engraved and signed: W. Marshall, sculpsit. Fragment; consists of t.p. only. Engraved t.p. Reproduction of original in: British Library. 
 Extent:  1 online resource ([1]+ p. ) 
 Subjects:  Astronomy -- Early works to 1800 | Life on other planets -- Early works to 1800 | Moon -- Early works to 1800 | Plurality of worlds -- Early works to 1800 | Earth (Planet) -- Early works to 1800 | Electronic books

 
Collection:  Newberry Library 
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100Title:  The celestial worlds discover'd: or, Conjectures concerning the inhabitants, plants and productions of the worlds in the planets   
 Alt. Title:  Kosmotheåoros. English   
 Creator:  Huygens, Christiaan, 1629-1695 | Clarke, John, 1682-1757 
 Publication:  Printed for Timothy Childe at the White Hart, London, 1698. 
 Notes:  In English. 
 Extent:  vi, 160 p. : ill., 5 leaves of plates ; 18 cm. 
 Subjects:  Plurality of worlds -- Early works to 1800 | Cosmology -- Early works to 1800 | Life on other planets -- Early works to 1800 | Solar system -- Early works to 1800 | Astronomy -- Early works to 1800

 
Collection:  Science History Institute 
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