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Nuncius coelestis, or, Urania's messenger : Being a brief description and survey of the year of humane redemption. 1676. Unto which is numbred [sic] from years. The creation. [bracket] By the oriental and Greek Christians 7184 By the Jews, Hebrews, and later Rabins 5436 But according to Sacred Writ 5625 Being the bissextile, or leap-year. And from the [bracket] constitution of the kalender by Julius Caesar. 1719 Reformation thereof by Gregorius --- 94 Wherein is contained (besides the state of the year) the solar ingresses, various configurations, aspects, conjunctions, and diurnal motions of the planets, with the southing of the moon, and rules to find her rising and setting thereby. Also an account of such ecclipses that shall happen this year, together with useful tables, and all other furniture that may conduce to the compleating such a work. Accomodated to the meridian of London, where the Pole Artick is elevated above the horizon 51 degr. 32 m. and without sensible error may serve for any part of Great Britain. To which is added a rational discourse of the several kinds of experience, and the manner how the respective natures of the planets, fixed stars, and signs may thereby be discovered. / By Henry Coley philomathematicus.

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Urania's messenger


London : Printed by S.S. for the Company of Stationers, 1676.

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48 unnumbered pages : tables


Title page and calendar in red and black.
The words "by the oriental ... Sacred Writ 5625" and "constitution of ... Gregorius --- 94" are each bracketed together on title page.
Signatures: [A] B-C.
Reproduction of original in the British Library.

References note

Wing (CD-ROM, 1996) A1453
Early English books tract supplement interim guide P.P.2465 1676[6]

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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Mich. : UMI, 1999- (Early English books online) Digital version of: (Early English books; Tract supplement ; E5:3[6]) s1999 miun s



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