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MOGGE, Jacob.
Algemeene manier tot de practijck-oeffeningh der sonne-wysers. . . With: (2) LANSBERGIUS, Philippus. Beschrijvingh der vlacke sonne-wysers: . . . Nieuwelijx oversien ende met noodige byvoeging verrijkckt, door Jacob Mogge . . . Middelburg, Willem Goeree, 1675. 2 works in 1 volume. Small folio (27.5×18 cm). With numerous woodcut diagrams in the text. Contemporary vellum.
Ad 1: Bierens de Haan 3286; Crone Library 283; Houzeau 11524; ad 2: Bierens de Haan 2676; Crone Library 281; Houzeau 11499; V.d. Aa V, p. 282 (Mogge); NNBW II, cols 775-782 (Lansbergius). Reissue with a new title-page by Goeree of these two works on sundials. It was printed by Thomas Berry for Zacharias Roman and issued together with the work by Lansbergius. Mogge opens his work with a general introduction to geometry and astronomy and proceeds with a description of sundials on a flat surfaces.It deals with sundials on flat surfaces. Philips Lansbergen (1561-1632) worked as physician and pastor in Middelburg, Zeeland, and has several publications in the field of astronomy to his name. Both works are richly illustrated. Ex-libris of A. de Kluijs, two small ownership stamps on the endleaves, small ownership entry on title-page, and small slip from a catalogue pasted on endleaf; parts of spine missing and hinges slightly damaged. Good copy.
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