Very rare. Important astrology treatise - Astronomy of Placidus (Placido de Titi in Italian) (born in 1603 in Perugia and died in 1668 in Pavia), Italian astronomer, astrologer, and mathematician.
astronomical and astrological ephemeris
Complete in 2 quarto volumes in well-made period vellum binding with covering.
Remarkable horoscope covering the period from 1661 to 1675.
It is a celestial almanac containing the tables of houses according to the domification method that is named after him today “domification Placidus.”
Illustrated with diagrams (with the date, time, etc. in the central medallion) and woodcut figures depicting the moon with the planets, as well as many tables.
The text is embellished with lovely typographical decorations.
Author: Titi, Placido.
Title: Ephemeridum cælestium motuum Ab initio Anni 1661. vsque ad totum 1665. juxta hypoteses Phlippi Lansbergi ad longit. gr. 35. cum tractatue transmutationis elementoru [!] causa efficiente ... Atque. Methodo brevissima describendi coelestem figuram. Addita nonnullorum terraemotuum observatione.
Continuatio ephemeridum caelestium motuum ab initio 1666. vsq. ad finem 1675. Iuxta Philippi Lansbergi hypoteses ad longit. gr. 35. Qua per totam Italiam inseruire commodè possunt d. Placidi de Titis Perusini Oliuetani ...
Ticini Regii apud Ioannem Ghidinum, 1661. ( 1666)
2 small quarto vols. Period vellum with covering. Half-title, title, ff, 251pp, p, f blank; Half-title, title, ff, ff.
Copy in very fresh condition. Neat printing on high-quality very white paper. Small tear in the spine, faded vellum, the binding is still decorative.
- Number of Books
- Astronomy, Bindings, History, Mathematics, Medicine, Philosophy, Science (general)
- Author/ Illustrator
- Placido Titi
- Book Title
- Ephemeridum cælestium motuum Ab initio Anni 1661. vsque ad totum
- Very good
- Publication year oldest item
- 1st Edition
- Original language
- Binding/ Material
- Number of pages
- 21×17 cm