London: Various, 1772. Rubricated text throughout. Illustrated with many charts and some woodcut diagrams. Thick 12mo, contemporary red calf, gilt, leather label, a.e.g. London: various publishers, , for The Company of Stationers, 1772. First editions. An interesting collection in a very good(+) attractive period binding Titles include: Remarkable News from the Stars; The Gentleman's Diary & Mathematical Repository; The Ladies' Diary; Vox Stellarum; Merlinus Liberatus; Parker's Ephemeris; The Coelestial Diary; Poor Robin; The English Apollo; Speculum Anni; Olympia Domata; The...
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London: Davis and Dickson, 1822. Tables and text illustrations. xxvii + 240 pages. 8vo, plain paper wrappers; quite chipped; extensive penciling, front endpaper and one tipped in page filled with penciled notes. London: Davis and Dickson, 1822. A good only copy.
London: Foulsham, 1916. Illustrated with diagrams and charts. 239 pages. 8vo, original white-lettered brown cloth. London: W. Foulsham & Co., 1916. Pages evenly toned, still a very good(+) copy of an unusual book.
Boston: Privately Printed, 1935. With 27 interesting illustrations conceived by the author and executed by Gibbs Mason. xii, 338 pages. Tall thick 8vo, gilt-lettered blue cloth. Boston: Privately Printed, 1935. Neat gift inscription on front endpaper and spine just a bit faded; still a very good copy of this unusual book, solid and clean.
Basel: Jakob Kundig, 1554. , 270 [i. e., 302] pages; lacks last leaf, blank except for printer's device on verso. Folio [326x209 mm], early 18th-century paneled calf with gilt arms of Thomas Coningsby, 1st Earl Coningsby (1656-1729) on covers, re-backed, cover corners worn, front hinge reinforced, darkening in upper margins throughout, light dampstaining in lower outer corners toward end, occasional toning or browning, title soiled with signature of the London pharmacist Francis Bernard dated 1656 on recto and Sion College...
Slim 4to, 29pp.,marbled boards. No place, no date, ca. 1805. Very good. An interesting paper dealing with barometric determinations of altitude made during travels in France, Switzerland, and Italy, during the years 1802 and 1803 by a Geneva physician.
London: Tyler and Holt, 1682. Illustrated with woodcut diagrams and charts. , 329,  pages. Lacking 2 preliminary leaves including the portrait frontispiece, main title and dedication pages, but the second and third parts each have special title pages, though pagination is continuous. Short 8vo, rebound in recent gray cloth with burgundy leather label. London: Printed by E. Tyler and R. Holt for Obadiah Blagrave, 1682. First edition. Overall a very good solid copy but lacking some preliminary pages and...
Brussels: Culture et Civilisation, 1963. 658 pages, tall thick 8vo, burgundy cloth. Brussels: Culture et Civilisation, 1963. Very good (+).
France: Editions du Nouvel Humanisme, 1947. 384 pages + 68 pages of illustrations with separate pagination, tall v89, green cloth. N.p. Editions du Nouvel Humanisme, 1947. Near fine.
New York: Privately Printed, 1898. Illustrated. xxxiv, 473 pages + 13 pages of advertisements, 8vo, decorative red cloth (stained, spine darkened and chipped, interior fine). New York : Privately printed, 1898. First Edition. Scarce. Very good (-).
Nieuwkoop: De Graaf, 1964. Three volumes. lxvii + 531pp., 533pp., 767pp., 8vo, blue cloth; minor bumping at head of spines. Nieuwkoop: De Graaf, 1964. A near fine copy. Reprint of the Paris, 1912 edition, which was limited to 300 copies.
Faenza: 1837. Frontispiece copper plate portrait of the astronomer + 4 woodcut illustrations. 48pp. 12mo, wrs. Faenza, 1837. Very good (+). Astronomical and astrological guide for 1837.
SCHENK, Gerard and VALK, Peter, 1708. Map. Engraving with hand coloring. Framed: 25 1/2" x 28". Image: 16 3/4" x 19 3/4". (no glazing with frame) This celestial chart shows the heliocentric model of the universe, as proposed by the Polish astronomer, Nicolaus Copernicus, in the first half of the 16th Century. Originally published by Cellarius in his Harmonia Macrocosmica, the map illustrates the Copernican system of the Universe, as described by Copernicus in his De revolutionibus orbium coelestium in...
VALK, Gerard and SCHENK, Petrus, 1708. Map. Hand colored engraving. 17" x 20". This beautiful celestial chart shows various astrological aspects, such as planetary opposition. The outer ring is labeled with the twelve Zodiac signs and it centers on a small world map in a North Polar projection. The chart is floating above clouds and cherubs. Beautifully colored. Andreas Cellarius (1595-1665) is the author of the Harmonia Macrocosmica (first published in 1660), a folio-sized work that is one of the...
Norwood: Walter J. Johnson, 1977. 132pp. and 41pp., thin 12mo, red cloth. Amsterdam and Norwood: Walter J. Johnson and Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, 1977. A fine copy. Number 860: The English Experience, Its record in Early Printed Books Published in Facsimile. Facsimile of the London, 1601 edition.
Baltimore: Eureka, 1902. Edited by J. Lawson Hall. 43pp. printed on the rectos only. 16,mo, printed wrappers; stapled. Baltimore: Eureka, 1902. First Edition. "A Work on the Mathematics of Astrology in which the Higher Branches of the Art are brought within the comprehension of every earnest student." Interestingly, Chaney was Jack London's father. There is a stain on the front cover and a triangular chip on the back cover, but internally fine.
St. Louis: Magic Circle, 1890. Illustrated. 12mo, original beige cloth. St. Louis: Magic Circle, 1890. First Edition. Very good (+). Scarce.
London: Richard Bentley, 1849. VOLUME I ONLY. xxxiv + 354pp., small 8vo, rebound in green library cloth, minor penciling on title page. London: Richard Bentley, 1849. A very good (+) copy.
Philadelphia: Ameican Philosophical Society, 1954. Illustrated with photos, charts and diagrams. 291pp., tiny marginal dampstain on margin of first few pages. 4to, blue cloth lettered in gilt, d.w. (shabby). Philadelphia: American philosophical Society, 1954. First edition. A near fine copy in a poor dust wrapper.
Paris: E.P. Denoel, 1971. Illustrated. 275 pages with text in French. Narrow 8vo, ornately gilt-stamped decorative purple cloth, d.w. Paris: E.P. Denoel, 1971. First edition thus. Pages are a bit toned as usual, still a near fine copy in a near fine dust wrapper. From the series Bibliotheca Hermetica: Alchimie - Astrologie - Magie. Collection dirigee par Rene Alleau.
Bruxelles: Hayez, 1909. 30 page reprint (pp. 256-286) from Bulletin de l'Academie Royale de Belgique No. 5, 1908. Thin 8vo, printed wrappers; pages unopened, wrappers quite worn. Bruxelles: Hayez, Imprimeur des Academies Royales de Belgique, 1909. Internally clean and bright, a very good (-) copy. Presentation copy signed by the author on front cover.
Paris: E.P. Denoel, 1972. Illustrated. 198 pages with text in French. Narrow 8vo, ornately gilt-stamped decorative purple cloth, d.w. Paris: E.P. Denoel, 1972. First edition thus. Pages are a bit toned as usual, still a fine copy in a near fine dust wrapper. From the series Bibliotheca Hermetica: Alchimie - Astrologie - Magie. Collection dirigee par Rene Alleau.
Paris: Imprimerie De Grange, 1764. 7 woodcut tables and charts. 24 pages. Slim 12mo, old paper wrappers made from sheet music; cropped, damstain to upper margin. Paris: De l'Imprimerie De Grange, 1764. A very good(-) copy of this very scarce title. Leguay de La Fontaine.
Paris: Orientale et Americaine, 1930. Extensively illustrated with tables and text illustrations. x + 594pp., very thick 8vo, printed wrappers; well-worn, lacks title page, text foxed, light penciling throughout. Paris: Librairie Orientale et Americaine, 1930. A good copy.
Los Angeles: Llewellyn College of Astrology, 1930. Illustrated. 72pp. plus ads., thin 8vo, light blue cloth. Los Angeles: Llewelly College of Astrology, (1930). A very good (+) copy.