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A Brief Treatise of the Use of the Globe Celestial and Terrestriall

A Brief Treatise of the Use of the Globe Celestial and Terrestriall

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The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages62
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Open LibraryOL10917381M
ISBN 100598981640
ISBN 109780598981646

THIS 9-INCH CELESTIAL GLOBE This celestial globe was made by Blaeu, whose signature, Auctore Guilielmo Janss. Blaeu, is engraved in the sphere. It was made in Amsterdam in , but not published until after It is 9 inches (23 cm) in diameter, and has the same construction as the terrestrial globe. Despite other similar references to the recent advances of Pedro Nunes (23v), and Tycho Brahe, the present manuscript is above all a practical rather than theoretical guide to the use of the globes in understanding celestial and terrestrial mechanics. Imperative instructions - "tournez vostre Globe ainsi." "Cherchez sur le Globe le degre du.

sadors is the difference in the way the terrestrial and the celestial globes are mounted. The celestial globe depicted by Holbein has all the accessories of a fully operative globe. It appears that its model was a celestial globe by Johannes Schöner.5 The terrestrial globe lacks a mount-ing that would allow one to set the sphere in agreement. The celestial globe is dated and the terrestrial They have been professionally cleaned and are now both in excellent condition and measure 20” in diameter. A similar undated example of the terrestrial globe is also on permanent exhibit in the Museum at Freemasons’ Hall, London.

The first showcase contains a rare copy of the second edition (/) of Coronelli’s Grande libro dei globi, followed by a pair of celestial and terrestrial globes (cat). Rich in inscriptions and advice for navigators, the terrestrial globe is a smaller-size copy of that at Versailles. HITHERTO there has not appeared in English a detailed historical treatise on globes terrestrial and celestial. The publications are somewhat numerous, it is true, in which a very general consideration has been given to the uses of globes, including a reference to their important structural features, and to the problems geographical and astronomical in the solution of which they may be counted.


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A Brief Treatise of the Use of the Globe Celestial and Terrestriall Download PDF EPUB FB2

Paris, Adams, G. A treatise describing and explaining the construction and the use of new celestial and terrestrial globes, designed to illustrate in the most easy manner the phenomena of the earth and heavens.

London, Astronomical and geographical essays. London, A treatise on the construction of globes. London, Author: Edward Luther Stevenson.

Robert Hues () was an English mathematician and geographer who published this work in to explain the use of the new terrestrial and celestial globes devised by Emery Molyneux in These were the first English manufactured globes and were popular with both navigators and : Robert Hues.

A brief treatise of the use of the globe celestiall and terrestriall: wherein is set downe the principles of the mathematicks fit for all travellers, navigators and all others that doe love the knowledge of the same art.

A brief treatise of the vse of the globe celestiall and terrestriall: wherein is set downe the principles of the mathematicks, fit for all trauellers, nauigators, and all others that doe loue the knowledge. An essay, on the use of the celestial and terrestrial globes: exemplified in a greater variety of problems, than are to be found in any other work, exhibiting the general principles of dialing and navigation by Adams, George, A new treatise on the use of the globes, and practical astronomy; or A comprehensive view of the system of the world.

Problems performed by the celestial globe, including those of finding the longitude at sea, new methods of finding the latitude, with only one altitude of the sun, or a star, at any given time, with the method of. Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.

The globe is housed in a leather-covered case which has charts of the north and southern celestial hemispheres pasted onto the inside. The globe itself is hollow, and inside of it is a tiny armillary sphere (a model of the solar system) with a band containing the 12 zodiacal constellations, and a.

Cary (John): Cary’s New Terrestrial & Celestial Globes Terrestrial () and Celestial () desktop library globes. Measuring 12 inches in diamter and standing 65 cm. tall. Full brass meridan set within a polished wooden cradle and featuring a horizon band illustrated with the zodiac.

Compasses inset into the foot of the stands. Only a celestial globe survives today; it is believed that the terrestrial globe was destroyed during World War II. Early books about Molyneux's globes. Hood, Thomas (), The Vse of both the Globes, Celestiall, and Terrestriall most Plainely Deliuered in Forme of a Dialogue.

Containing most Pleasant, and Profitable Conclusions for the Mariner, and Generally for all those, that are Addicted to these. A treatise describing the construction, and explaining the use of new celestial and terrestrial globes ()‎ (8 F) A treatise describing the construction, and explaining the use of new celestial and terrestrial globes () ‎ (15 F).

A rare treatise on the chalice, or conical, sundial. The Bavarian painter and printmaker Georg Brentel () issued around twenty printed instruments, engravings and woodcuts with brief manuals, including this treatise on conical sundials.

4 The Yi-globe Preface The vast majority of people who have merely heard of the Yijing (the I Ching, the Book of Changes) from others or who have read it only superficially regard this ancient Chinese classic as a simple book of divination.

Indeed, the older part of the book (the Zhou Yi) was used only for divination, from the appearance of the sixty-four hexagrams (sometime in the. the ether pervading the celestial i sphers too raree to absorb light passing throug ith, an d the same holds for the pure air surrounding the terrestrial globe.8 We are therefore bound to concur with Ibnc Muadh that the secondary or mediate cause of twilight is something denser and more receptive to illumination than pure air or ether.

Perhaps. Ptolemy, Almagest, Book VIII, 3. Translated by G. Toomer, Ptolemy's Almagest (London, ), pp. Adams, George. A treatise describing the construction and explaining the use of new celestial and terrestrial globes, 4th edn.

(London, ) and subsequent editions. ANTIQUE TREATISE USE OF GLOBES illus Terrestrial Solar System Earth Theory+ - $ SCROLL DOWN to see more PREVIEW PHOTOS.

antique TREATISE USE OF GLOBES illus Terrestrial Solar System Earth Theory+Click HERE to view or search E listing is for the original hardcover, leather over board, book shown.Professor Karpinski calls attention to a book written in by Theophilus Grew, "professor in the academy at Philadelphia which has become the Uni-versity of Pennsylvania," and which is a treatise on globes.

The title reads: The Description and Use of the Globes, Celestial and Terres-trial; With Variety for Examples For the Learner's. antique TREATISE USE OF GLOBES illus Terrestrial Solar System Earth Theory+ Click HERE to view or search E listings. This listing is for the original hardcover, leather over board, book shown.

There are 4 fold-out engravings at the back of the book. Bookplate of M. Williams of Cincinnati Ohio. New Treatise on the Use of the Globes orSeller Rating: % positive.

Globe making developed rapidly during the European Renaissance as a result of technological developments such as printing, and the availability of Latin translations of Ptolemy’s treatise Geographica in the early 15 th-century.

The earlier Islamic tradition of globe-making focused mainly on the celestial globe, but Ptolemy’s work and new discoveries made by European voyagers provided the stimulus to develop the terrestrial globe.

The description and use of the globes, and the orrery; to which is prefixed a brief account of the solar system [John Harris] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Hand-book of the terrestrial globe: or, guide to Fitz's new method of mounting and operating globes, designed for the use of families, schools, and academies / by Ellen E.

Fitz. (Boston: Ginn Brothers, ), by Ellen E. Fitz (page images at HathiTrust).Cartographic History. The Terrestrial Globe The Celestial Globe Planispheres Armillary The Printed Globe.

GLOBE HISTORY. The oldest known western terrestrial globe was made in by Martin Behaim of Nuremberg, and it reveals a gap in the Earth's land surface.Celestial globe manufacturers use specific features on their maps such as gold colored lines to show the pathway of the sun.

They also show the position of the stars during a particular season. Modern map companies still continue to make both terrestrial and celestial globes but only for educational purposes.