Iohannis de Sacrobusto, Anglici, uiri clarissimi, Sphaera mundi. Feliciter incipit. [Gerardi Cremonensis, uiri clarissimi, Theorica planetaru[m] feliciter incipit] / [Joannes de Sacro Bosco].

  • Sacro Bosco, Joannes de, active 1230.
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Also known as

Sphaera mundi. Latin
Spera mundi


Impressa Venetijs : Per Franciscu[m Renner de Hailbrun], [1478]

Physical description

96 unnumbered pages : diagrams (woodcuts) ; (4to)

References note

Goff J-402
BM 15th cent. V, p. 195 (IA.19869)
Poynter 514
Klebs 874.6
St J361
Hain-Copinger 14108


The Theorica planetarum is usually considered to be by the Cremona astrologer Gherardo da Sabbioneta, although some authorities ascribe it to the Gerardus Cremonensis who died 1187. Cf. Dict. of scientific biog., suppl., p. 189 for a summary of the evidence
Both works were first printed in 1472. Cf. The awakening interest in science during the first cent. of printing / Margaret Bingham Stillwell. no. 63, 70
Imprint from colophon
Signatures: a-b⁸ c-d⁶ e-f*10
Titles from p. [1], [57] (incipits, printed in red)
Copy 1 Note: Issued with Gerardus Cremonensis: Theorica planetarum.




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