ASTRONOMY WING (VINCENT) Astronomica Britannica: in qua per novam, concinnioremque methodum, hi quinq; tractatus tradunter. I. Logistica astronomica... II. Trigonometria... III. Doctrina sphærica... IV. Theoria planetarum... V. Tabulæ novæ astromicæ
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ASTRONOMY
WING (VINCENT) Astronomica Britannica: in qua per novam, concinnioremque methodum, hi quinq; tractatus tradunter. I. Logistica astronomica... II. Trigonometria... III. Doctrina sphærica... IV. Theoria planetarum... V. Tabulæ novæ astromicæ
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ASTRONOMY
WING (VINCENT) Astronomica Britannica: in qua per novam, concinnioremque methodum, hi quinq; tractatus tradunter. I. Logistica astronomica... II. Trigonometria... III. Doctrina sphærica... IV. Theoria planetarum... V. Tabulæ novæ astromicæ, engraved portrait, numerous woodcut diagrams and illustrations, one short tear to one leaf, gilt red morocco bookplate of W.A. Foyle, Beeleigh Abbey, modern blind-tooled calf, GOOD, WIDE-MARGINED COPY [Wing W2986; Hozeau & Lancaster 9232], folio, George Sawbridge, 1669

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  • Wing's final and most important work published posthumously in 1669. A comprehensive Latin treatise on the size, distance, and motion of planets according to the Copernican system elucidated by numerous observations by Tycho Brahe, Bullialdus, Gassendus, and other continental astronomers.
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