Bibliotheca Hookiana - Record details

Language and size:Libri Latini, &c. in Quarto
Lot number:489
Page number:19
Author:Kepler, Johannes
Title:De Cometis Libelli tres
Publication place:Augsburg
Publication date:1619
Price fetched:0.2.0
Location:Houghton Library, Harvard, call number GC6.K4436.619d
Provenance:Chasles, Michel (1793-1880)
Provenance references:Houghton Library, Harvard University; Harvard University, Houghton Library printed book provenance file, E-K: Index (last updated 2009).
Annotations:Inscription on titlepage 'Lib: Rob: Hooke.'; 8 manuscript pages (4 folios) in Hooke's hand interpolated to provide the missing pages 49-56.
Other notes:See figs. 13 and 14 in the editors' Introduction.
The Houghton Library purchased this book in 1959 from Libraire Thomas-Scheler in Paris. The missing pages (provided in manuscript by Hooke) are also attached in print at the end of the volume, presumably by a later owner.
database ID:auct_BH_847


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