Books, Globes and Instruments in the Exhibition

1. Claudius Ptolemy, Almagest (Venice, 1515)

2. Johann Stöffler, Elucidatio fabricae ususque astrolabii (Oppenheim, 1513)

3. Paper astrolabe by Peter Jordan, Mainz, 1535, included in his edition of Stöffler’s Elucidatio

4. Armillary sphere by Carlo Plato, 1588, Rome, MHS inventory no. 45453

5. Celestial globe by Johann Schöner, c.1534

6. Johann Schöner, Globi stelliferi, sive sphaerae stellarum fixarum usus et explicationes (Nuremberg, 1533)

7. Johann Schöner, Tabulae astronomicae (Nuremberg, 1536)

8. Johann Schöner, Opera mathematica (Nuremberg, 1561)

9. Astrolabe by Georg Hartmann, Nuremberg, 1527, MHS inventory no. 38642

10. Astrolabe by Johann Wagner, Nuremberg, 1538, MHS inventory no. 40443

11. Astrolabe by Georg Hartmann (wood and paper), Nuremberg, 1542, MHS inventory no. 49296

12. Diptych dial by Georg Hartmann, Nuremberg, 1562, MHS inventory no. 81528

13. Lower leaf of a diptych dial with city view of Nuremberg, by Johann Gebhart, Nuremberg, c.1550, MHS inventory no. 58226

14. Peter Apian, Astronomicum Caesareum (Ingolstadt, 1540)

15. Nicolaus Copernicus, De revolutionibus orbium coelestium (Nuremberg, 1543)

16. Georg Joachim Rheticus, Narratio prima (Basel, 1566), printed with the second edition of Copernicus, De revolutionibus

17. Terrestrial and celestial globes by Gerard Mercator, 1541, 1551

18. Gerard Mercator’s copy of Nicolaus Copernicus, De revolutionibus orbium coelestium (Nuremberg, 1543)

19. Peter Apian and Gemma Frisius, Cosmographia (Antwerp, 1584)

20. Astrolabe (cosmographical mirror) and universal altitude sundial by Gillis Coignet, Antwerp, 1560, MHS inventory no. 53211

21. Altitude sundial and horary quadrant by Miniato Pitti, Florence, 1558, MHS inventory no. 44865

22. Astronomer’s rings by Gualterus Arsenius, Louvain, 1567, MHS inventory no. 48126

23. Astrolabe by Regnerus Arsenius, Louvain, 1565, MHS inventory no. 53558

24. Erasmus Reinhold, Prutenicæ tabulæ coelestium motuum (Tübingen, 1551)

25. Horary quadrant and altitude sundial by Christian Heiden, German, 1553, MHS inventory no. 38947

26. Diptych dial by Christian Heiden, Nuremberg, 1569, MHS inventory no. 80277

27. Polyhedral dial by Nicolaus Kratzer, London, c.1525, MHS inventory no. 54054

28. Robert Recorde, The Castle of Knowledge (London, 1556)

29. Astrolabe by Thomas Gemini, London, 1559, MHS inventory no. 42223

30. Tycho Brahe, Astronomiae instauratae mechanica (Nuremberg, 1602)

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