Collection ID: 0001 | Metadata type: TEI
LJS 175 Figure de sistemi del mondo d'Aristotile, Copernico, e Ticone
TitleFigure de sistemi del mondo d'Aristotile, Copernico, e Ticone
- Rossetti, Donato, 1633-1688?
Other related names
- Ginori Conti, Piero, 1865-1939 (former owner)
- Honeyman, Robert B (former owner)
- Stanitz, John D (former owner)
Call numberLJS 175
(Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Rare Book & Manuscript Library)
- bibid: 5848812
PublisherThe University of Pennsylvania Libraries
LanguageItalian, with Latin for some figure numbers
- ca. 1680
Diagrams representing the Ptolemaic (referred to as Aristotelian in the title) and Copernican theories of the universe, with a final diagram representing the theory of Tycho Brahe.
Extent22 leaves : 286 x 200 mm. bound to 296 x 204 mm
CollationPaper, 22; 1⁴(-1 for pastedown) 2¹⁰ 3¹⁰(-1 for pastedown).
46 diagrams in ink or pen and wash; in diagrams including the sun, the sun is drawn more elaborately, with a face; title written in gold, surrounded by a cartouche in pen and wash (f. 3r). The diagrams are numbered, restarting at the beginning of the Copernican section (f. 14r), but the Copernican diagrams are not all in numerical order.
ScriptTitle and figure numbers written in humanistic script; text in one figure written in cursive script (f. 7v).
- Formerly owned by Prince Piero Ginori Conti, (bookplate inside upper cover).
- Formerly owned by Robert B. Honeyman (San Juan Capistrano, Calif.).
- Sold at auction at Sotheby's in the Honeyman collection of scientific books and manuscripts, Part III, 2 May 1979, lot 1129.
- Handled by Laurence Witten.
- Formerly owned by John D. Stanitz (Cleveland, Ohio), Ms. 6.
- Acquired by Lawrence J. Schoenberg with other Stanitz manuscripts, Sept. 1997.
- Deposit by Lawrence J. Schoenberg and Barbara Brizdle, 2012.
- Astronomy--Early works to 1800
- Cosmology--Early works to 1800
- Pen-and-wash drawings
- Manuscripts, Italian--17th century
- Manuscripts, European
Table of contents
Inside front cover
0035_0001.tif (51.4 MB)
0035_0001_thumb.jpg (3.8 KB)
0035_0001_web.jpg (272.3 KB)
Decoration: Bookplate, Inside front cover
0035_0006.tif (51.4 MB)
0035_0006_thumb.jpg (4.5 KB)
0035_0006_web.jpg (292.0 KB)
Decoration: Illuminated title page, f. 3r
0035_0008.tif (51.4 MB)
0035_0008_thumb.jpg (5.0 KB)
0035_0008_web.jpg (342.9 KB)
Section: Sistema Tolemaico, f. 4r
0035_0028.tif (51.4 MB)
0035_0028_thumb.jpg (4.7 KB)
0035_0028_web.jpg (301.8 KB)
Section: Sistema Copernicano, f. 14r
0035_0043.tif (51.4 MB)
0035_0043_thumb.jpg (4.0 KB)
0035_0043_web.jpg (287.1 KB)
Section: Sistema Ticonico, f. 21v