W. J. Blaeu | Tellurium | Bibliography

A , B , C , D , E , F , G , H , I , J , K , L , M , N , O , P , Q , R , S , T , U , V , W , Y , Z


Henry C. King in collaboration with John R. Millburn

Geared to the stars

The evolution of planetariums, orreries, and astronomical clocks
  Toronto/Bristol, 1978  

Bibliography

(A selection)




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Adams, G. sr.  . . .
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Adams, G. jr.  1784.  An essay on electricity in which the theory and practice ... are illustrated by a variety of experiments. To which is added, an essay on magnetism. 1st ed. London  [2e ed. 1785: ... explaining the theory and practice of that useful science: and the mode of applying it to medical purposes.]
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Tellurium en lunarium —  1789b.  Astronomical and geographical essays: Containing, I. A comprehensive view of the general principles of astronomy; II. The use of the celestial and terrestrial globes ...; III. The description and use of the armillary sphere, planetarium, tellurium, and lunarium; IV. An introduction to practical astronomy. 1st ed. London  [Fig.: tellurium en lunarium, zie p. 573]
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H. Aeneae, Beschrijving en gebruik van het tellurium van G. Adams, Amst. 1786 (Duits, 1789); zie ook H. J. Zuidervaart en R. H. van Gent, Between Rhetoric and Reality (Hilv. 2013), p. 18-19.]

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Apianus, P.  1540.  Astronomicum Caesareum. Ingolstadt (Facs. ed. Leipzig, 1967)

Aratus Solensis.  The Phenomena and Diosemeia of Aratus, trans. with notes by J. Lamb. Cambridge and London, 1848
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—  A literal translation of the astronomy and meteorology of Aratus, with some bibliographical remarks, trans. C. Leeson Prince. Lewes, 1895
    [ Zie ook: Thiele.]

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Barton, W., ed.  1813.  Memoirs of the life of David Rittenhouse LL.D. F.R.S. ... Interspersed with various notices of many distinguished men. Philadelphia

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Baudet, P. J. H.  1871.  Leven en werken van Willem Jansz. Blaeu. Utrecht

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Bausse, J. G.  1784Kurze Beschreibung ... das Systema Copernicanum vorstellenden Machine; nebst dem Entwurf von einer Machine zum Systemate Tychonico. Dantzig  [ed. Gotha, ca. 1748]

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Benndorf, O., Weiss, E. and Rehm, A.  1903.  'Zur Salzburger Bronzescheibe mit Sternbildern' Jahreshefte des Österreichischen archäologischen Institutes in Wien 6:32-49  [W]

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Bernoulli, J. jr.  1771.  Lettres astronomiques où l'on donne une idée de l'état actuel de l'astronomie pratique dans plusieurs villes de l'Europe. Berlin

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Berthoud, F.  1763.  Essai sur l'horlogerie. 1st ed. 2 vols. Paris
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Bianchini, F.  1728.  Hesperi et Phosphori nova phaenomena, sive observationes circa planetam Veneris. Rome

Bierens de Haan, D.  1883.  Bibliographie néerlandaise historique-scientifique des ouvrages importants dont les auteurs sont nés aux 16e, 17e, et 18e siècles sur les sciences mathématiques et physiques, avec leurs applications. Rome (Nieuwkoop reprint, 1960/65)  [Bull.Bibl. 1881: A-K, 1882: Kr-Z, Anon., Add., 1883: Add., Reg.]

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Bion, N.  1699.  L'usage des globes celestes et terrestres, et des spheres, suivant les differens systemes du monde ... 1st ed. Paris
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Blaeu, W. J.  1620 [1634].  Tweevoudigh Onderwijs van de Hemelsche en Aerdsche globen, het een na de meyning van Ptolemeus met een vasten Aerdkloot: het ander na de Natuerlijcke stelling van N. Copernicus met een loopenden Aerdkloot. Amsterdam
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Brahe, T.  1602.  Astronomiae instauratae mechanica. Nürnberg

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Brewster, D., ed.  1805.  Ferguson's lectures on select subjects in mechanics, hydrostatics, hydraulics, pneumatics, optics, geography, astronomy, and dialling. A new edition, corrected and enlarged, with notes and an appendix ... 2 vols. Edinburgh  [2e ed. 1806, v2]
—  ed. 1811.  Ferguson's Astronomy, explained upon sir Isaac Newton's principles. With notes, and supplementary chapters. 2 vols. Edinburgh
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    [ Zie ook: Pearson 1830.]

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Budgell, E.  1732.  Memoirs of the life and character of the late earl of Orrery, and of the family of the Boyles. London

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Bürgi, J.  1620.  Aritmetische und Geometrische Progress Tabulen/ sambt gründlichem unterricht/ wie solche nützlich in allerley Rechnungen zugebrauchen/ und verstanden werden sol. Prague
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Cajetano, D. a San. [& Rendler, J.]  1771.  Beschreibung einer astronomischen Uhr, welche von F. David a S. Cajetano, Augustiner Baarfüsser in dem k. k. Hofkloster zu Wien eigenhändig verfertiget, und im Jahre 1769 den 21sten März zu Ende gebracht, nun aber in diesem Werkgen erkläret durch einen seiner guten Freunden U. L. M. Wien, gedruckt mit von Ghelenschen Schriften. Vienna
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—  1793b.  Neues Rädergebäude mit Verbesserungen und Zusätzen von Fr. David à S. Cajetano, Augustiner Baarfüsser im k.k. Hofkloster. Vienna and Leipzig

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Campbell, R.  1747.  The London tradesman: Being a compendious view of all the trades, professions, arts ... now practised in the cities of London and Westminster. London (Reprinted 1969)

Camus, C. E. L.  1735.  'Sur la figure des dents des roues et des ailes de pignons, pour rendre les horloges plus parfaites.' Histoire de l'Académie Royale des Sciences. Année 1733. pp. 117-40. Paris  [in Thiout (1741), 1:129]
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—  1868.  A treatise on the teeth of wheels: demonstrating the best forms which can be given to them for the purposes of machinery, such as mill-work and clock-work. Translated from the French of M. Camus, by John Isaac Hawkins. 3rd ed. London  [ed. 1808]

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Cassini, J.  1740.  Éléments d'astronomie. Tables astronomiques du soleil, de la lune, des planetes, des étoiles fixes, et des satellites de Jupiter et de Saturne. 2 vols. Paris

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Chambers, E., ed.  1728.  Cyclopaedia: or, An universal dictionary of arts and sciences. 1st ed. 2 vols. London

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Chaucer, G.  A treatise on the astrolabe, addressed to his son Lowys, by Geoffrey Chaucer, 1391 A.D., ed. Rev. W. W. Skeat. London 1872 (Reprinted 1880, 1928)

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Clark [Clerke], G.  1682.  Oughtredus explicatus sive Commentarius in ejus Clavem Mathematicam. Cui additae sunt Planetarum observationes & Horologiorum constructio. London

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Clemens, C.  1635.  Mvsei, sive bibliothecae tam privatae quam publicae extructio, instructio, cura, vsus. Libri IV. Leiden

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Coester, A., and Gerland, E.  1878.  Beschreibung der Sammlung astronomischer, geodätischer und physikalischer Apparate im Königlichen Museum zu Cassel, Kassel  [with Blaeu's tellurian]

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Copernicus, N.  1543.  De revolutionibus orbium coelestium libri VI. Nürnberg (Facsimile edition, New York, 1965)
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Coronelli, M. V.  1693.  Epitome cosmografica, o compendiosa introduttione all'astronomia, geografia, & idrografia, per l'uso, dilucidatione, e fabbrica delle sfere, globi, planisferi, astrolabi ... Cologne
—  1697.  Viaggio d'Italia in Inghilterra, descrittione geografico-historica ... Venice

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Croker, T. H., Williams, T., and Clark, S.  1764The complete dictionary of arts and sciences. 3 vols. London  [Vol. 2, 3]

Crommelin, C. A.  . . .
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Dam, J. van den.  1754Korte verklaaring van een op nieuw geinventeerd en gemaakt planetarium, genaamt Sphaera Perfecta, vertoond in deeze konstplaat. Amsterdam  [Engl. 1754]
   [ Nu in Scheepvaartmuseum Amsterdam, zoek: "planetarium 1756".]

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Dasypodius, C.  1576 [1578].  Wahrhafftige Ausslegung des astronomischen Uhrwercks zu Strassburg, beschriben durch M. Conradum Dasypodium, der solches Astronomische Uhrwerck anfenglichs erfunden, und angeben. Strasbourg  [Figuur]
—  1580a.  Wahrhafftige Ausslegung und Beschreybung des astronomischen Uhrwercks zu Strassburg, welches er anfänglichs erfunden unnd angeben hat. Auch ein altes Lied vom dem Kampff und streyt, so enstanden, zwischen dem Roraffen (welcher under der Orglen im Münster zu Strassburg ist) und dem Hanen, so auff der alten Uhren war, voor 200. Jharen Gedicht. Strasbourg
—  1580b.  Heron mechanicus: seu De mechanicis artibus, atque disciplinis. Eiusdem Horologii astronomici, Argentorati in summo templi erecti, descriptio, Strasbourg

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Dean, J.  1815.  'Description of a cometarium.' Memoirs of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences 3:344-5  [fig.]

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Delamarche, C. F.  1791.  Les usages de la sphère et des globes céleste et terrestre, selon les hypothèses de Ptolémée & de Copernic, 1st ed. Paris  [2e ed. 1798-9 (An VII), 4e ed. 1821]

Delambre, J. B. J.  1817.  Histoire de l'astronomie ancienne. 2 vols. Paris (Reprinted New York, 1965)
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—  1821.  Histoire de l'astronomie moderne. 2 vols. Paris (Reprinted New York, 1969)

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Derham, W.  1696.  The artificial clock-maker. 1st ed. London  [4th ed. 1734]

Desaguliers, J. T.  1717.  Physico-mechanical lectures. Or, an account of what is explain'd and demonstrated in the course of mechanical and experimental philosophy. London  [Fr. 1717]
[—]  1719a.  A system of experimental philosophy, prov'd by mechanicks. Wherein the principles and laws of physicks, mechanicks, hydrostaticks, and optics, are demonstrated and explained ... To which is added, a description of Rowley's Horary, ed. P. Dawson. London
—  1719b.  Lectures of experimental philosophy. Wherein the principles of mechanicks, hydrostaticks, and opticks, are demonstrated and explained ... To which is added, a description of Mr. Rowley's machine, called the orrery. London
    [ Beschryving van het planetarium, Amst. 1732.]
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Dijksterhuis, E. J.  1961.  The mechanisation of the world picture. Oxford  [Ned.]

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Dondi dall'Orologio, G.  Tractatus Astrarii .... Biblioteca capitolare de Padova Cod. D. 39. Introduzioni, transcrizione e glossario a cura di Antonio Barzon, Enrico Morpurgo, Armando Petrucci, Giuseppe Francescato, con la riproduzione fotografica del codice. Codices ex ecclesiasticis Italiae bibliotecis selecti phototypice expressi ..., 9. Vatican City, 1960

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Doppelmayr, J. G.  1708.  Neu-vermehrte Welperische Gnomonica, oder Gründlicher Unterricht. Nürnberg
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Drach, C. A. von.  . . .
—  1894b.  'Jost Bürgi, Kammeruhrmacher Kaisers Rudolf II. Beiträge zu seiner Lebensgeschichte und Nachrichten über Arbeiten desselben.', Jahrbuch der Kunsthistorische Sammlungen des Allerhöchsten Kaiserhauses (Vienna) 15:15-44

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Drebbel, C.  1621.  Cornelii Drebbelii chemici et mechanici summi, de quinta essentia tractatus, editus cura Joachimi Morsi ... [No place]  [Hamb. 1621, Gen. 1628, Ned. 1709]
    [ Zie ook: Rye, 1865.]

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Dreyer, J.L.E.  1883.  'The instruments in the old observatory at Peking.' Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy, 2nd ser.: 3:468-72  [W]
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—  1896.  History of the planetary systems from Thales to Kepler. Cambridge (Reprinted as A history of astronomy from Thales to Kepler. New York, 1953)
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Eekhoff, W.  1851.  'Het Leven van Eise Eisinga en Beknopte Geschiedenis van zijn Planetarium.' in J. H. van Swinden, Beschrijving van het Rijks-Planetarium ... door Eise Eisinga, pp. 1-45. Schoonhoven
    [ Zie ook: Havinga, Iedema, Scheltema, Schie, Terpstra;  Planetarium Friesland.]
copernicaanse sfeer 1680
Eimmart, G. C.  1695.  Sphaerae armillaris, ex aurichalco constructae, interius systema planetarum ex mente Copernici repraesentantis, brevis elucidatio, ed. J. C. Sturm. Altdorf

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Endersch, J. F.  1745.  Erläuterung von Verfassung und Gebrauch, des in Kupfer vorgestellten künstlichen Modelles eines Systematis Copernicani so ao 1744. in Elbing von Johann Friedrich Endersch erfunden worden. Elbing

Engelmann, M.  1909.  'Aus der Geschichte eines astronomischen Uhrwerkes des 16. Jahrhunderts.' Allgemeines Journal der Uhrmacherkunst (Halle) 34:244-7
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Estreicher, T.  1900.  'Ein Erdglobus aus dem Anfange des XVI Jh. in der Jagellonischen Bibliothek' Bulletin international de l'Académie des sciences de Cracovie (Cracow), pp. 96-105  [Globus Jagellonicus]

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Faddegon, J.-M.  1904-13.  'L'horloge astronomique d'Oronce Fine'. Revue Chronométrique 23 (1904-5): 161-6, 182-4, 193-5, 209-12, 230-7, 257-62, 283-6, 314-15, 329-32;  24 (1906-7): 2-6, 23-6, 50-4, 123-8, 152-6, 186-92, 250-4, 276-80, 290-4, 347-8;  25 (1908-9): 4-8, 28-9, 43-7, 72-5, 139-43, 187-90, 262-7, 365-7;  26 (1910-11): 285-8, 323-7, 369-71;  27 (1912-13): 76-9, 96-9  [Foto. Cat. expos. 1971]

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Ferguson, J.  . . .
—  1746The use of a new orrery, made and described by James Ferguson. London
—  1747.  A dissertation upon the phaenomena of the harvest moon. Also, the description and use of a new four-wheel'd orrery, and an essay upon the moon's turning round her own Axis. London
—  1749a.  'The phaenomena of Venus, represented in an orrery made by Mr. James Ferguson, agreeable to the observations of Seignior Bianchini'. (Read 20 March 1746). Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society 44, pt 1:127-50
—  1749b.  'An improvement of the celestial globe, by Mr. James Ferguson' (read 14 May 1747). Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society 44, pt 2:535-8
—  1753a.  'Description of an instrument called the trajectorium lunare, invented by James Ferguson. limner in London.' Gentleman's Magazine 23: 4-5
—  1753b.  A brief description of the solar system. To which is subjoined, an astronomical account of the year of our Saviour's Crucifixion. Norwich
—  1755.  'Description of a piece of mechanism contrived by James Ferguson, for exhibiting the time, duration, and quantity, of solar eclipses' (read 21 February 1754). Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society 48, pt. 2:520-5
—  1756.  Astronomy explained upon sir Isaac Newton's principles and made easy to those who have not studied mathematics. 1st ed. London  [2e ed. 1757; fig., 1764]
—  1760a.  The description and use of the astronomical rotula, shewing the change and age of the moon, the motions and place of the sun, moon,and nodes in the ecliptic. London  [ed. 1775]
—  1760b.  Lectures on select subjects in mechanics, hydrostatics, pneumatics, and optics. 1st ed. London  [5e ed. 1776]
—  1761a.  Analysis of a course of lectures on mechanics, pneumatics, hydrostatics, and astronomy. 1st ed. London  [5e ed. 1767]
—  1761b.  A plain method of determining the parallax of Venus, by her transit over the sun: And from thence, by analogy, the parallax and distance of the sun, and of all the rest of the planets. London
—  1764a.  'A delineation of the transit of Venus expected in the year 1769, by Mr. James Ferguson' (read 10 February 1763). Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society 53:30
—  1764b.  The description and use of a new machine, called the mechanical paradox; Invented by James Ferguson, F. R. S.. London (Reprinted in Select mechanical exercises ... London, 1773)
—  1767.  Tables and tracts, relative to several arts and sciences. 1st ed. London
—  1768a.  Syllabus of a course of lectures, on the most interesting parts of mechanics, hydrostatics, hydraulics, pneumatics, electricity, and astronomy. Edinburgh
—  1768b.  The young gentleman and lady's astronomy, familiarly explained in ten dialogues between Neander and Eudosia. London
—  1769.  An easy introduction to astronomy: for young gentlemen and ladies. 2nd ed. of preceding reference. London  [4e ed. 1779]
—  1770.  An introduction to electricity. In six sections ... 1st ed. London Ferguson
—  1773.  Select mechanical exercises; shewing how to construct different clocks, orreries, and sun-dials, on plain and easy principles. 1st ed. London  [Fig.; cf. foto Science Museum.]
    [ Zie ook: Brewster, Henderson.]

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Fiorini, M.  1893-4.  Le sfere cosmografiche e specialmente le sfere terrestri. Società Geografica Italiana. Rome  [Bollettino 1894: 121, 271, 331, 415;  ed. 1970]
—  1899.  Sfere terrestri e celesti di autore italiano, oppure fatte o conservate in Italia. Società Geografica Italiana. Rome
    [Zie ook: Günther]
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Flamsteed, J.  1683.  'A correct tide-table, shewing the true times of the high-waters at London-Bridge, to every day in the year 1683.' Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society 13:10-14
—  1685.  'An abstract of a letter from Mr J. Flamsteed. Math. Reg. et F. of the R.S, giving the description and uses of an instrument for finding the distances of Jupiter's satellites from his axis.' Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society 15:1262-5

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Fortin, J.  1773.  Usages du planétaire, ou sphère mouvante de Copernic, construite par le sieur Fortin, ingénieur-méchanicien du roi. Paris  [Foto's: CNAM, Langres]

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Freke, J.  1746.  An essay to shew the cause of electricity ... London  [p. 63, "Country Show-man": zie B. Martin, 1746]

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Galilei, G.  1638.  Discorsi e dimostrazioni mathematiche, intorno à due nuove scienze. Leiden
—  'Giovilabii' and 'Prostaferesi (1612-1616).' In Le Opere di Galileo Galilei. Ristampa della Edizione Nazionale, vol. 3, pt. 2. Florence, 1931
    [ Le opere di Galileo Galilei, Firenze 1890-1909 ]
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Gallon, J.G.  1735-77.  Machines et inventions approuvées par l'Académie Royale des Sciences depuis son établissement jusqu'à présent. 7 vols. Paris

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Gemma (Reinerus) Frisius.  1530.  De principiis astronomiae et cosmographiae deqve vsv globi cosmographici ab eodem editi. De orbis diuisione, et insulis, rebusque nuper inuentis ... Antwerp  [Parijs 1547]

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Gilbert, W.  1600.  De magnete, magneticisque corporibus, et de magno magnete tellure: physiologia nova, plurimis & argumentis, & experimentis demonstrata. London

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Gillespie, C. C., ed.  1970-6.  Dictionary of scientific biography. 17 vols. New York  [extracts]

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Good, J. M., Gregory, O., Bosworth, N., et al.  1819.  Pantologia. A new encyclopaedia. 12 vols. London  [Pantologia. A new (cabinet) cyclopaedia, vol. II, III, IV, V, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII]

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orrery van Graham, MHS Graham, G.  1726.  'A contrivance to avoid the irregularities in a clock's motion.' Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society (London) 34:40-4
   [Figuur: MHS Oxford (c. 1710).  "Naar dit Planetarium zyn alle de hedendaagsche Orreries, als een model, gemaakt", volgens 'Leevensbyzonderheden' in Vaderl. Letteroefeningen, 1799, p. 439.]

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Grant, R.  1852.  History of physical astronomy from the earliest ages to the middle of the XIXth century. London

'sGravesande, W. J.  1720-1.  Physices elementa mathematica, experimentis confirmata. Sive introductio ad philosophiam Newtonianam. 1st ed. 2 vols. Leiden  [DWC; 2e ed. 1725]
—  1747.  Mathematical elements of natural philosophy, confirmed by experiments: or, an introduction to Sir Isaac Newton's philosophy. 6th ed. transl. J. T. Desaguliers, publ. J. T. Desaguliers jr. 2 vols. London
—  1774.  Oeuvres philosophiques et mathématiques. Amsterdam

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Greenwood, I.  1734Explanatory lectures on the orrery, armillary sphere, globes and other machines, instruments, and schemes made use of by astronomers: accompanied with a great variety of physical experiments and curious remarks. Boston

Gregory, D.  1726The elements of physical and geometrical astronomy. 2 vols. 2nd ed. revised by E. Stone. London   [1715: The elements of astronomy, physical and geometrical, vol. 2.]

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Günther, S.  1895.  Erd- und Himmelsgloben : ihre Geschichte und Konstruktion. Nach dem italienischen Matteo Fiorinis frei bearbeitet. Leipzig

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Hadley, J.  1731.  'The description of a new instrument for taking angles.' Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society 37:147-57

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Hahn, P. M.  'Über Verbesserungen der Taschenuhren ...' In Acta Academiae Electoralis Moguntinae Scientiarum utilium quae Erfuri est Ad. Ann. 1782 et 1783. Erfurt
    [Print, auction 1792 (London): Planetarium, "regulated by a Chronometer, which only finishes a perfect Revolution in 8000 Years"; zie King (1978) 234, 238.]
    [ Zie ook: Mylius, Paulus, Vischer.]

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[Re Hales, S.]  1764.  'Some account of the life of the late excellent and eminent Stephen Hales, D.D., F.R.S. chiefly from material communicated by P. Collinson, F.R.S.' Gentleman's Magazine 34:273-8
    [ Zie ook: Lukis.]

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Halliwell, J. O.  1839.  Rara mathematica; or, a collection of treatises on the mathematics and subjects connected with them, from ancient inedited manuscripts. Cambridge

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Halma, N. H. ed. and trans.  1822-5.  Commentaire de Théon d'Alexandrie sur les Tables Manuelles Astronomiques de Ptolemée;. 3 parts. Paris

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Harris, John.  1703.  The description and uses of the celestial and terrestrial globes. London  [5e ed. 1720]
—  1704-10.  Lexicon Technicum: or an universal English dictionary of arts and sciences: explaining not only the terms of art, but the arts themselves. 2 vols. London  [4e ed. 1725]
—  1719.  Astronomical dialogues between a gentleman and a lady: wherein the doctrine of the sphere, uses of the globes, and the elements of astronomy and geography are explain'd. In a pleasant, easy, and familiar way. With a description of the famous instrument, call'd the orrery. 1st ed. London

Harris, Joseph.  1731.  The description and use of the globes, and the orrery ... 1st ed. London  [Printed for Thomas Wright ...;  2e ed. 1732, 6e ed. 1745]

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Hauksbee, F. sr.  1709.  Physico-mechanical experiments on various subjects ... together with the explanations of all the machines, (the figures of which are curiously engrav'd on copper) and other apparatus us'd in making the experiments. London

Hauksbee, F. jr.  [ca. 1714].  A course of mechanical, magnetical, optical, hydrostatical, and pneumatical experiments. n.p., n.d. [London]

Havinga, E.  1923.  'Het leven en werken van Eise Eisinga en Lolke Siderius.' Hemel en Dampkring 21: 157-9
—  1927.  'Het planetarium van Cornelius Jacobs van der Meulen.' Nieuwe Rotterdam Courant (Avondblad), 30 August

Havinga, E., Wijk, W. E. van, and Aumerie, J. R. M. G. d'.  1928Het planetarium boek Eise Eisinga. Arnhem  ['... en een vertaling van Christiaan Huygen's Automaton Planetarii.']

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Hawkes's orrery
Hawkes, T.  1752.  'A new apparatus for an orrery of any sort or size, proving that the real path of the moon in the heavens round the sun is concave to it.' Gentleman's Magazine 22:564-5
   [Ref. to Vol. 12 (1742): 265 (fig.), 527; cf. 370, 433Universal Magazine 15 (1754): 129; vol. 17 (1755): 136-7, plate (MHS): 'H-wk-s's Orrery']
   [King (1978) p. 201: "The sphere and its contents are of flimsy construction, no dimensions are given, and the pillar is too tall and too narrow at its base for proper stability."]

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Heath, T.  1897.  The works of Archimedes, Cambridge (With supplement, 1912; reissued New York, n. d. [1953])
—  1913.  Aristarchus of Samos: the ancient Copernicus. Oxford (Litho reprint 1959, 1966)
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Henderson, E.  . . .
—  1870.  Life of James Ferguson, F. R. S., in a brief autobiographical account, and further extended memoir. 2nd ed. Edinburg, London, and Glasgow  [With numerous notes and illustrative engravings.]
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Heron of Alexandria.  The pneumatics of Hero of Alexandria from the original Greek, trans. J. G. Greenwood, ed. B. Woodcroft. London, 1851
—  Opera, I. Pneumatica et automata, ed. W. Schmidt. Leipzig, 1894 [1899]

Herschel, J.F.W.  1833.  A treatise on astronomy. London  [3e ed. 1835]
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Hess, W.  1908.  Johann Georg Nesstfell. Ein Beitrag zur Geschichte des Kunsthandwerkes und der physikalischen Technik des XVIII. Jahrhunderts in den ehemaligen Hochstiftern Würzburg und Bamberg. Studien zur Deutschen Kunstgeschichte no. 98. Strasbourg

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[Hildeyard, T.]  1727Chronometrum mirabile Leodiense: Being a most curious clock, lately invented by Thomas Hildeyard, professor of mathematicks [in the English College of Liege]. London
    [ Description d'une horloge nouvellement inventée, Liège 1726;  foto Centro Virtual Cervantes.]

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Hoitsma, H.  1973.  'Het Zeeuws planetarium.' Chronos 23 (25 April): 122-5
    [ H. J. Zuidervaart m.m.v. H. Hoitsma, 'Een Zeeuws planetarium uit de tweede helft van de 18e eeuw', in Mededelingen van het Koninklijk Zeeuwsch Genootschap der Wetenschappen, 1982, 69-149.]

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Hooke, R.  1676.  A description of helioscopes, and some other instruments made by Robert Hooke. London (Reprinted in R. T. Gunther, Early science in Oxford, vol. 8. Oxford, 1931)
[—]  The diary of Robert Hooke, M.A., M.D., F.R.S., 1672-1680, ed. H. W. Robinson and W. Adams. London, 1935
[—]  1681.  'A correct tide table shewing the true time of the high water at London Bridge.' Philosophical Collections no. 4: 102-3. London
vlag met aarde
Hoppenstedt, C. C.  1714.  Specimen mathematicum de machina planetaria sive de hypothesi Copernicana singulari machina illustrata editum cum annexis quibusdam epistolis. Helmstadt
    [ P. 10: Huygens-planetarium.  Hoppenstedt's ontwerp is niet uitvoerbaar, volgens King (1978), 228.]
    [ Figuur, p. 18: aarde op vlag, sterke zuidenwind, schip varend in ronde gracht, de aard-as blijft naar de poolster wijzen; zo maakt Blaeu de jaarlijkse beweging duidelijk.]

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[Horne, G.]  1751.  The theology and philosophy in Cicero's Somnium Scipionis, explained. Or, a brief attempt to demonstrate, that the Newtonian system is perfectly agreeable tp the notions of the wisest ancients. London

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Houzeau, J. C., and Lancaster, A.  1882-9.  Bibliographie générale de l'astronomie jusqu'en 1880. 2 vols. Brussels (New ed. London, 1964)  [ed. 1887, vol. I-2]

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Hudson, J. W.  !851.  The history of adult education. London

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Horrebow, P.  1735.  Basis astronomiae: sive astronomiae pars mechanica, in qua describuntur observatoria atque instrumenta astronomica Roemeriana Danica, simulque eorundum usus, sive methodi observandi Roemerianae ... Copenhagen  [fig.]
—  1740-1.  Operum mathematico-physicorum. 3 vols. Copenhagen
    [ De zegepralende Copernicus, 1741, transl. of Copernicus triumphans, 1727; in Opera vol. 3]

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Hultsch, F. ed.  1876-8.  Pappi Alexandrini collectionis quae supersunt e libris manuscriptis edidit laina interpretatione et commentariis instruxit Fridericus Hultsch. 3 vols. Berlin (Reprinted Amsterdam, 1965)  [vol. 2,  3]

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Hutton, C.  1792.  The works of John Whitehurst, F. R. S., with memoirs of his life and writings. London
—  1796.  A mathematical and philosophical dictionary ... 2 vols. 1st ed. London  [txt;  1815: I , II]

Huygens, C.  1658.  Horologium. The Hague (Trans. with facs. Latin text by E. L. Edwardes, Antiquarian Horology 7 [1970]: 35-54)
—  1665.  Kort onderwys aengaende het gebruyck der horologien tot het vinden der lenghten van Oost en West. The Hague (Reprinted in C. Huygens, Oeuvres complètes, ed. J.-A. Vollgraff, vol. 17 [The Hague, 1932], pp. 200-35; reprinted 1966)  [Engl.]
—  1673.  Horologium oscillatorium; sive De motu pendulorum ad horologia aptato demonstrationes geometricae. Paris (Reprinted in C. Huygens, Oeuvres complètes, ed. J.-A. Vollgraff, vol. 18 [The Hague, 1934], pp. 69-368)  [Engl., Ned.]
—  1698.  The Celestial Worlds discover'd: or, conjectures concerning the inhabitants, plants and productions of the worlds in the planets. London  [html, 2e ed. 1722; Ned.]
—  1703.  Christiani Hugenii Zuilichemii, dum viveret Zelhemii toparchae, Opuscula postuma, quae continent ... descriptio automati planetarii. ed. B. de Volder and B. Fullenius. 1st ed. Leiden
    [Fr. 1812 (Janvier), 1849Ned. 1928]
—  Oeuvres complètes. 22 vols. Société hollandaise des Sciences, The Hague, 1888-1950

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huisje

Iedema, N. [trans.]  1934.  'The Franeker planetarium' [by] H. Sixma. Popular Astronomy 42:489-95
    [ Zie ook: Eekhoff, Scheltema, Schie, Swinden, Terpstra.]

Imsserus, P.  1560.  'Ausslegung und Gebrauch des newen Astronomischen Urenwercks darin alle himlische Leuff taglich vor Augen stond. Durch Philippus Imsserus von Strassburg beschreiben. 1560.' Österreiches Nationalbibliothek MS. Pa. Vind. Cod. 10783
    [ Technischen Museums Wien: 'Astronomische Prunkuhr'.]
    [ Tabellen van Imsser bij E. O. Schreckenfuchs, Commentaria in novas theoricas planetarum Georgii Purbachii, Bas. 1556.]

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Jackson, R.  [ca. 1800].  Instructions for using the new-invented orrery. London, n.d.
    [King 1978, 212: Jones-type orrery.]

Jacobaeus, O. ed.  1696.  Museum Regium seu catalogus rerum tam naturalium, quam artificialium, quae in basilica bibliothecae ... Christiani Quinti Hafniae asservantur. Copenhagen
    [ P. 65 en Tab. XVII: Römer (Rømer);  Siebenhaar (<) op p. 66.]

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Jamieson, A.  1827.  A dictionary of mechanical science, arts, manufactures, and miscellaneous knowledge ... 2 vol. London  [ed. 1832,  2 met fig.]

Janvier, A.  1784.  Description de deux machines astronomiques présentées au Roi le 24 Avril, 1784. Verdun
—  1802.  [Horloge à] Sphère mouvante et [à] planisphères. Exposition des produits de l'industrie française, an X. Paris
—  1810.  Etrennes chronométriques pour l'an 1811, ou précis de ce qui concerne le tems, ses divisions, leurs usages, etc. Paris
—  1812.  Des révolutions des corps célestes par le mécanisme des rouages. Paris  [zie ook: Huygens 1703]
—  1821.  Manuel chronométrique. Paris
—  1828.  Recueil de machines composées et exécutées par Antide Janvier. Paris

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Jennings, D.  1739.  An Introduction to the use of the globes and the orrery: with the application of astronomy to chronology. London

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Jones, W. and S.  1782.  The description and use of a new portable orrery. 1st ed. London  [2e ed. 1784]
—  1799.  The description and use of the most improved planetarium and lunarium. London  [Adams, 5e ed. 1803, Pl. XI, XII.]

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Keill, J.  1705.  Introductio ad veram physicam: seu lectiones physicae habitae in schola naturalis philosophiae Academiae Oxoniensis An. Dom. 1700 ... Oxford
    [ed. 1702, ed. 1725, met p. 196: Chr. Huygens, 'Theoremata de vi centrifuga ..'.]
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Kepler, J.  1606.  De stella nova in Pede Serpentarii. Prague and Frankfurt. (Also in Gesammelte Werke, ed. W. von Dyck, M. Caspar, and F. Hammer, vol. I. Munich, 1938)
—  1627.  Tabulae Rudolphinae quibus astronomicae scientiae, temporum longinquitate collapsae restauratio continetur. Ulm
—  Astronomi opera omnia, ed. C. Frisch. 8 vols. Frankfurt and Erlangen, 1858-71
—  Gesammelte Werke, ed. W. von Dyck, M. Caspar, and F. Hammer, 18 vols. Munich, 1937-59

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Keuning, J.  1973Willem Jansz. Blaeu. A biography and history of his work as a cartographer and publisher, rev. and ed. by M. Donkersloot - De Vrij. Amsterdam

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King, H. C.  1954.  'The life and optical work of W. H. Wollaston.' British Journal of Physiological Optics II (January): 10-31, 60
—  1955a.  The history of the telescope. London  [preview]
—  1955b.  'The Zeiss planetarium.' Journal of the British Astronomical Association 65 (April): 209-14  [W]
—  1959.  'The planetarium.' Endeavour 18 (January): 35-44
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Kircher, A.  1641.  Magnes, sive de arte magnetica opus tripartitum ... 1st ed. Rome
—  1646.  Ars magna lucis et umbrae, in X libros digesta ... Rome

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Kitchener [Kitchiner], W.  1824.  The economy of the eyes: precepts for the improvement and preservation of the sight ... London  [ed. Boston]
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Koelbloed, D.  1972.  'Een Amsterdams planetarium uit 1756.' Hemel en Dampkring 70: 143-59

Koeman, C.  1970.  Joan Blaeu and his grand atlas. London

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Krom, H. J.  1791.  Kort ontwerp eener beschryving van het planetarium enz. Middelburg

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La Hire, P. de.  1694.  Mémoires de mathematiques et de physiques contenant un traité des epicycloides. Paris
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Lalande, J. J.  1759.  Tables astronomiques de M. Halley pour les planètes et les comètes. Augmentées de plusieurs tables pour les satellites de Jupiter et les étoiles fixes. Et l'histoire de la comète de 1759. Paris
—  1764.  Astronomie. 2 vols. 1st ed. Paris
—  1771.  Astronomie. 3 vols. [II, III] 2nd ed. Paris  [ook hierNed., II, III, IV, Tab.]
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Laplace, P. S.  1799.  Traité de mécanique céleste. 2 vols. Paris

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Leedom, E. C.  1842.  An astronomical machine, the tellurium.' The American Journal of Science and Arts (Newhaven, Conn.) 42:338-43  [Plate IV,  V.]

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Lepaute, J. A.  1755.  Traité d'horlogerie, contenant ... la description des pièces d'horlogerie les plus utiles, des répétitions, des équations, des pendules à une roue, &c. celle du nouvel échapement, un traité des engrenages, avec plusieurs tables. 1st ed. Paris  [ed. 1767]

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[London Institution, The.]  1835.  An historical account of the London Institution: ... with a sketch of the scientific history of the establishment, and of the various courses of lectures which have been delivered in the theatre . London
—  1854A descriptive catalogue of the lectures delivered at the London Institution. London

Long, R.  1742-85.  Astronomy, in five books. Cambridge  [vol. 2, 1764]

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Lukis, W. C.  ed.  1882-7.  The family memoirs of the Rev. William Stukeley, M.D. ... 3 vols. Durham (These volumes are also designated Publications of the Surtees Society, vols. 73, 76, 80 for 1880, 1883, and 1885, respectively)  [vol. 2, 3:211-2: Hales]


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Maclaurin, C.  1748.  An account of Sir Isaac Newton's philosophical discoveries ... published from the author's manuscript papers by Patrick Murdoch. 1st ed. London  [2e ed. 1750]

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Martin, B.  1735.  The philosophical grammar; being a view of the present state of experimented physiology, or natural philosophy. 1st ed. London
—  1736.  The young trigonometer's compleat guide; being the mystery and rationale of plain and spherical trigonometry. 2 vols. London
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—  1740.  A new and compendious system of optics. London
—  1742.  Micrographia nova: or, a new treatise on the microscope, and microscopic objects. Reading
—  1743A course of lectures in natural and experimental philosophy, geography and astronomy. Reading
—  1746a.  An essay on electricity, being an enquiry into the nature, cause, and properties thereof on the principles of Sir Isaac Newton's theory of vibrating motion, light, and fire. Bath
—  1746b.  A supplement containing remarks on a rhapsody of adventures of a modern knight-errant in philosophy. Bath  [zie Freke, Heilbron (1979) p. 294]
—  1747.  Philosophia Britannica: or, a new and comprehensive system of the Newtonian philosophy, astronomy and geography, in a course of twelve lectures. 1st ed. 2 vols. Reading
—  1749.  Lingua Britannica Reformata: or, a new English dictionary. London
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—  1751A plain and familiar introduction to the Newtonian philosophy in six sections ... more especially those who have, or may attend, the author's course of six lectures and experiments on these subjects. 1st ed. London  [ed. 1754]
—  1756.  An essay on visual glasses (vulgarly called spectacles). 1st ed. London  [3e ed. 1758]
—  1757.  The theory of comets, illustrated. London
—  1759-63.  The young gentleman and lady's philosophy. 1st ed. 2 vols. London  [2e ed. 1772, vol. 2]
—  1759-64.  A new and comprehensive system of mathematical institutions, agreeable to the present state of Newtonian mathesis. 2 vols. London
—  1761.  Venus in the sun: being an explanation of the rationale of that great phaenomenon. London
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—  1766An appendix to the description and use of the globes. London
—  [1770].  The description and use of a table-clock upon a new construction, going by a weight eight days, with a half-seconds pendulum of invariable length ... London (Reprinted in Horological Journal 2 [1860]]:135-8)
orrery met hulpstukken —  1771.  The description and use of an orrery of new construction ... to which is subjoined a mathematical theory for calculating the wheel-work to the greatest degree of exactness. London  [Plate]
    [ Foto tellurium (Museum Victoria);  foto rechts: planetarium, met lunarium en tellurium (Trevor Philip)]
—  1773Institutions of astronomical calculations. Part III ... with a description of two new pieces of mechanism for exhibiting ... transits. London
—  1774.  The description and use of an opake solar microscope. London
    [ Zie ook: Freke, Millburn, G. Wright]

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Martinot, J. and Haye.  1701La sphere mobile, présentée au roi, le 28 fèvrier 1701. Par J. Martinot et Th. Haye. Paris  [J.d.Sç. 1701, p. 202]

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[Mersenne, M.]  1639.  L'usage du quadran ou de l'horloge physique universel par [attribuée à] Galilée mathématicien du duc de Florence. Paris

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Metius, A.  1624De genuino usu utriusque globi tractatus. Franeker  [Amst. 1626]
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Meulen, C. J. van der.  1842.  'Tellurium, lunarium en planisphaerium ontworpen en vervaardigd door ... 1835-1842.' Algemene Konst- en Letter-bode II: 116-19  [zie ook: Havinga, Wumkes]

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Millburn, J. R.  1969.  'Some horological extracts from Stukeley's diaries.' Antiquarian Horology 6: 206-11  [zie: Lukis]
—  1973a.  'The Fleet Street address of Graham and his successors.' Antiquarian Horology 8: 299-301
—  1973b.  'Benjamin Martin and the development of the orrery.' British Journal for the History of Science 6: 378-99
—  1973c.  'Benjamin Martin and the Royal Society.' Notes and Records of the Royal Society of London 28: 15-23
—  1973d.  'Martin's Magazine. The general magazine of arts and sciences, 1755-65.' The Library (Transactions of the Bibliographical Society) 28: 221-39
—  1974a.  'William Stukeley and the early history of the orrery.' Annals of Science 31: 511-28
—  1974b.  'New light on James Ferguson's "Astronomy explained."' Bibliothek, Scottish Journal of Bibliography and Allied Topics 7: 61-71
—  1976Benjamin Martin: author, instrument-maker, and 'country showman'. Leiden
    [ MHS: Prototype geocentric orrery, Millburn, 1960s;  'Benjamin Martin, from beginning to end'.]

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Molyneux, W.  1686.  Sciothericum telescopicum; or a new contrivance of adapting a telescope to an horizontal dial for observing the moment of time by day and night ... with proper tables requisite thereto. Dublin

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Mörzer Bruyns, W. F. J.  1976.  'Het planetarium, tellurium en lunarium van Hartog van Laun.' Spiegel Historiael 11 (March): 170-5
   [ Zie ook: Swinden;  H. Hooijmaaijers in Studium, 2-4, 2009]

Moxon, J.  1654A tutor to astronomy and geography: or, an easie and speedy way to know the use of both the globes, celestial and terrestrial. 1st ed. London
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—  1665A tutor to astronomy and geography; or, the use of the Copernican spheres. London
—  1677-84.  Mechanick exercises; or, the doctrine of handy-works. 1st ed. 2 vols. London  [3e ed. 1703]
—  1679The English globe, being a stabil and immobil one, performing what the ordinary globes do, and much more. London
[—]  Mechanick exercises on the whole art of printing (1683-4) by Joseph Moxon, ed. H. Davis and H. Carter. London, 1958
[—]  Joseph Moxon's mechanick exercises; or, the doctrine of handy-works ... with an introduction by Benno M. Forman, ed. C. F. Montgomery. New York, 1970

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Mut, G.  1673a.  Brevis descriptio artificiosi cujusdam horologii astronomico-geographici. Nürnberg
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[Mylius, A. de.]  1791.  Description of a planetarium, or astronomical machine, which exhibits the most remarkable phaenomena, motions, and revolutions, of the universe. Invented, and partly executed, by the celebrated Mr. Phil. Mattew Hahn, member of the Academy of Sciences at Erfurt, and finished and completed, by Mr. Albert de Mylius. London

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Nancel, N. de.  1611.  Analogia microcosmi ad macrocosmon. Paris

Napier, J.  1614.  Mirifici logarithmorum canonis descriptio ... Edinburgh
—  The construction of the wonderful canon of logarithms, trans. W. R. Macdonald, 1889

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Nesstfell, J. G.  1761.  Kurzgefasste, doch gründliche Beschreibung der .. von mir, Johann Georg Nesstfell, erfunden .. und verfertigten accuraten Copernicanischen Planeten-Machine ... Bamberg  [foto NHM Wien;  King (1978) 230: "No other planetarium known to us is more capable of confusing and confounding a spectator ..."]
    [Zie ook: Hess.]

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Newton, I.  1687.  Philosophiae naturalis principia mathematica. 1st ed. London
—  1729.  The mathematical principles of natural philosophy, translated by A. Motte, with the laws of the moon's motion, according to gravity, by John Machin, F. R. S. London (Reprinted London, 1803 and 1819; New York, 1848 and 1850. Facs. reprint 1968)  [Fr. 1759]
[—]  1742.  'A true copy of a paper found in the hand writing of Sir Isaac Newton, among the papers of the late Dr. Halley, containing a description of an instrument for observing the moon's distance from the fixt stars at sea.Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, 42: 155-6  [txt]
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Nollet, Abbé J. A.  1765.  Leçons de physique expérimentale, 2nd ed. vol. 6. Paris  [Engl., 1748;  Ned., 1759, I-1, I-2, II-1, II-2, III-1, III-2, IV-1, IV-2, V-1, V-2, VI-1, VI-2]

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