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1Title:  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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2Title:  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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3Title:  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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4Title:  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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5Title:  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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6Title:  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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7Title:  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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8Title:  A plurality of worlds   
 Alt. Title:  Entretiens sur la pluralité des mondes. English   
 Creator:  Fontenelle, (Bernard Le Bovier)M. de, 1657-1757 | Glanvill, John, 1664?-1735 | Osborne, Thomas, d. 1743 | Wellington, Richard, -1715 | Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania) | French Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania) 
 Publication:  Printed for R.W. and sold by Tho. Osbourne, London, 1702. 
 Notes:  Errors in pagination: ESTC reports three errors: p. 121, 135, and 141 misnumbered 101, 115, and 121, respectively; other libraries report only one error: p. 121 misnumbered 101. Title within ruled border. Signatures: A-L⁸. Advertisements for "books printed, and sold by Tho. Osborne ... and Rich. Wellington" on p. [157]-[160]. 
 Extent:  [16], 156, [4] p., [2] leaves of plates : ill. ; 16 cm. (8vo) 
 Subjects:  Plurality of worlds -- Early works to 1800 | Moon -- Early works to 1800 | Life on other planets -- Early works to 1800 | CHR 1702 | PRO Whittelsey, Elisha, 1815-1873 (autograph) (Culture Class Collection copy) | Booksellers' advertisements England London 18th century

 
Collection:  University of Pennsylvania 
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