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Guide to Trattato delli orioli solari astronomici, ovvero la maniera di fare questi orologi orizzontali, verticali, e portatili ancora 1800-1801

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Descriptive Summary

Title:

Trattato delli orioli solari astronomici, ovvero la maniera di fare questi orologi orizzontali, verticali, e portatili ancora

Dates:

1800-1801

Dates:

Crerar Ms 149

Size:

95 p. (16 cm.)

Repository:

Special Collections Research Center
University of Chicago Library
1100 East 57th Street
Chicago, Illinois 60637 U.S.A.

Abstract:

Manuscript treatise on astronomy. Includes Delli[sic] Orioli Solari Orizzontali", Delli [sic] Orioli Verticali ossia da Muvo", and "Degli Oriolo Solari Portatili."

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Citation

When quoting material from this collection, the preferred citation is: Trattato delli orioli solari astronomici, ovvero la maniera di fare questi orologi orizzontali, verticali, e portatili ancora, Crerar Ms 149, Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library

Scope Note

Manuscript treatise in Italian, on astronomy. Includes table of contents. Illustrated with pen and ink diagrams and charts (some drawings punched). I) "Delli [sic] Orioli Solari Orizzontali"; II) "Delli [sic] Orioli Verticali ossia da Muvo"; III) "Degli Orioli Solari Portatili." Signed on flyleaf: "Pietro Righi di Prato," with Righi's signet mark; and with other inscriptions in various hands, including "Ao 9453 Girod Colomby Orologio da Collo Collare scannellato in Cassa [sic] D'Oro"; "Pe. Rigaud Ao 40044 a Geneve"; and diagram. Bound in paper over boards. Binder's title: "Orologi solari. MSS. Sec. XVII."(date inscribed on title page is damaged; several diagrams are dated "MDCCC," and one is dated "MDCCCI.")

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