The Resource Bearing the heavens : Tycho Brahe and the astronomical community of the late sixteenth century, Adam Mosley

Bearing the heavens : Tycho Brahe and the astronomical community of the late sixteenth century, Adam Mosley

Label
Bearing the heavens : Tycho Brahe and the astronomical community of the late sixteenth century
Title
Bearing the heavens
Title remainder
Tycho Brahe and the astronomical community of the late sixteenth century
Statement of responsibility
Adam Mosley
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1974-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mosley, Adam
Dewey number
  • 520.92
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QB36.B8
LC item number
M67 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Brahe, Tycho
  • Astronomy
  • Astronomers
Label
Bearing the heavens : Tycho Brahe and the astronomical community of the late sixteenth century, Adam Mosley
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 307-339) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Bearing the heavens. Coelifer: Atlas as bearer of the heavens ; Astronomy and kingship: disciplinary history and princely practice ; Tycho Brahe, prince of astronomers -- Tycho Brahe's astronomical letters. Tycho Brahe and the Republic of letters ; Epistolary origins: the beginning of the Hven-Kassel exchanges ; Weddings, merchants, and other hindrances to good-will ; Epistolary calibration: instruments, refraction and cosmology at Uraniborg and Kassel ; Intellectual property, credit and the exchange of gifts ; Conclusion -- Books and the heavens. From manuscript to print ; (i) To please all men of learning and good will? ; (ii) A dedicated gift ...? ; (iii) ... or an astronomical text? ; Astronomical readers ; (i) Textual astronomy ; (ii) The astronomical library ; (iii) Readings hostile and authorial ; A melancholy conclusion -- Instruments. Globi Tychonici ; Printing and privilege: books, globes and gifts ; Moving heaven and earth: models of celestial motion ; Conclusion -- Concluding remarks --Appendix: Known and presumed owners of Tycho's works prior to 1602
Control code
ocm78070992
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 354 pages
Isbn
9780521838665
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2007000713
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)78070992
Label
Bearing the heavens : Tycho Brahe and the astronomical community of the late sixteenth century, Adam Mosley
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 307-339) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Bearing the heavens. Coelifer: Atlas as bearer of the heavens ; Astronomy and kingship: disciplinary history and princely practice ; Tycho Brahe, prince of astronomers -- Tycho Brahe's astronomical letters. Tycho Brahe and the Republic of letters ; Epistolary origins: the beginning of the Hven-Kassel exchanges ; Weddings, merchants, and other hindrances to good-will ; Epistolary calibration: instruments, refraction and cosmology at Uraniborg and Kassel ; Intellectual property, credit and the exchange of gifts ; Conclusion -- Books and the heavens. From manuscript to print ; (i) To please all men of learning and good will? ; (ii) A dedicated gift ...? ; (iii) ... or an astronomical text? ; Astronomical readers ; (i) Textual astronomy ; (ii) The astronomical library ; (iii) Readings hostile and authorial ; A melancholy conclusion -- Instruments. Globi Tychonici ; Printing and privilege: books, globes and gifts ; Moving heaven and earth: models of celestial motion ; Conclusion -- Concluding remarks --Appendix: Known and presumed owners of Tycho's works prior to 1602
Control code
ocm78070992
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 354 pages
Isbn
9780521838665
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2007000713
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)78070992

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