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Ptolemy. ‘Astrology Illustrated and Explained…’

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Ptolemy. ‘Astrology Illustrated and Explained…’
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Extent and format
Paper; ff. iii + 132, i + 203. Two volumes. Octavo. Leather, brown, gilt-tooled. Circular bookstamp of Arthur Ashpitel, I, fol. iii verso.
Scope and content
Astrology Illustrated and Explained by Ptolomey's Quadripartite or his four Books of Astronomical Predictions translated from the Latin of the celebrated Philip Melancthon.' (Vol. I, fol. ii); completed 28 Apr. 1713 (I, fol. 132v), 13 May 1712 (II, fol. 88). Two volumes. Probably transcribed from a printed edition ('London printed for the Editor. Sold by E. Beetham.. and S. Jones professor of Astrology..', I, fol. ii). Subject indexes, I, fols. 86-132v; II, fols. 89-203.
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