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Digges, Leonard [?-1571?]. A prognostication of right good effect: fructfully augmented, contayninge playne, briefe, pleasant, chosen rules, to iudge the wether for euer, by the sunne, moone, sterres, cometes, raynbowe, thunder, cloudes, with other extraordinarie tokens, not omitting the aspectes of planetes, with a brefe iudgemente for euer, of plentie, lacke, sickenes, death, vvarres &c. Openinge also many naturall causes, woorthy to be knowe[n]. To these and others, now at the last are adioyned, diuers general pleasaunte tables: for euer manyfolde wayes profitable, to al maner men of vnderstanding: therfore agayne publisshed by Leonard Dygges Gentylman, in the yeare of oure Lorde. Imprynted at London, Within the blacke Fryars, by Thomas Gemini, 1555.

In 4°, ✳4 B-F4 G2 A-B4, cc. [34].

Seconda edizione.

Esemplari: Edinburgh University (2); British Library; Cambridge University; Bodleian Library, Oxford; Henry Huntington Library Art Collections and Botanical Gardens, San Marino, California.

Bibliografia: Capp p. 358 (che afferma che la prima edizione, oggi perduta, è del 1553); Houzeau-Lancaster 4865.

Altre edizioni (talora con titoli diversi):

- 1556, Imprinted at London, by Thomas Gemini, in 4°, ✳2 A-G4 A-D4, cc. [2] 41 con il titolo A Prognostication everlasting of ryght good effecte, frutefully augmented by the author, conteyning playne, brief, pleasant, chose rules to judge the weather, by the sunne, moone, sterres, cometes, raynbowe, thunder, cloudes, with other extraordinarie tokens, not omitting the aspectes of planetes, with a briefe iudgement for ever of plentie, lacke, sickenes, death, warres, etc. opening also many natural causes woorthy to be knowen. Esemplare della Wellcome Library. Bibliografia: Houzeau-Lancaster 4865 e 14743 (ma non specifica il nome dell’Autore); Capp, cit.;

- 1564, Imprinted at London, In Fletestrete by Thomas Marshe, nere to S. Dunstons Churche, cc. [2] [41 (i.e. 43) [1], con il titolo A prognostication euerlasting of right good effect: frutefully augmented by the author, containing plaine, briefe, pleasant, chosen rules to iudge the weather, by the sunne, moone, starres, cometes, raynbowe, thunder, cloudes, with other extraordinary tokens, not omittin the aspectes of planetes, with a briefe iudgemente for euer of plentye, lacke, sickenesse, death, vvarres .&c. openinge also manye natural causes worthy to be knowen. To these and other now at the last are adioyned diuers general pleasaunt tables, with many compendious rules, easye to be had in memorye, manifolde wayes profitable to all manner men of vnderstandinge: once againe publyshed by Leonarde Digges Gentleman, in the yeare of our Lord 1564. Esemplare della Cambridge University. Bibliografia relativa: Houzeau-Lancaster, citato, che precisa che alcuni esemplari recano la data del 1565; Capp, cit.;

- 1567, Imprinted at London, In Fletestrete by Thomas Marshe nere to S. Dunstons Churche, in 4°, cc. [2] 27 [1] 28-41 [1], con il titolo A prognostication euerlasting of right good effect: frutefully augmented by the author, containing plaine, briefe, pleasant, chosen rules to iudge the weather, by the sunne, moone, starre, cometes, raynbowe, thunder, cloudes, with other extraordinary tokens, not omitting the aspectes of planetes, with a briefe iudgement for euer of plentie, lacke, sicknesse, dearth, vvarres &c. opening also manye natural causes worthy to be knowen To these and other nowe at the last are adioyned diuers general pleasant tables, with many compendious rules, easye to be had in memory manifolde wayes profitable to all manner menne of vnderstandynge: published by Leonarde Digges, gentleman. Esemplare della British Library;

- 1574, Imprinted at London, by Thomas Marshe, in 4°, [ ]2 A-L4, cc. [2] 44, con il titolo A prognostication euerlasting of right good effect, fruitfully augmented by the author, contayning playne, briefe, pleasaunt, chosen rules to iudge the weather, by the sunne, moone, starres, cometes, raynebowe, thunder, cloudes, with other extraordinary tokens, not omitting the aspectes of planets, with a brief iudgement for euer, of plenty, lacke, sickenesse, dearth, warres. &c. opening also many naturall causes worthy to be knowen. To these and other nowe at the laste, are ioyned diuers generall pleasant tables, with many compendious rules, easye to be had in memory, manifolde wayes profitable to all manner of men of vnderstanding, published by Leonard Digges, gentleman. Esemplare della University of London, Senate House;

★ - 1576, con la revisione e le aggiunte di Thomas Digges, figlio di Leonard (e così per tutte le edizioni successive), Imprinted at London by Thomas Marsh. Anno 1576. In 8°, 17.7 cm, [ ]2 A-L4 M2 N-O4 [ ]2, cc. [2] 27 [1] 28-31 28-31 35-42 [12], con 1 carta ripiegata, con incisioni (il cielo eliocentrico copernicano) e il titolo seguente: A prognostication euerlastinge of righte// good effecte: fruitfully augmented by the auctour, contayning plaine,// briefe, pleasau[n]t, chosen rules to iudge the weather by the Sunne, Moone,// Starres, Comets, Rainebow, Thunder, Cloudes, with other extraordinary// tokens, not omitting the Aspects of Planets, vvith a briefe iudgement for euer,// of Plenty, Lacke, Sickenes, Dearth, VVarres &c. opening also ma//ny naturall causes vvorthy to be knovven.// To these and other now at the last, are ioyned diuers Generall, pleasaunt Tables,// vvith manye compendious Rules, easye to be had in memory, manifolde vvayes// profitable to al men of vnderstanding. Published by Leonard Digges// Gentleman. Lately corrected and augmented by// Thomas Digges his sonne. Incisione al frontespizio dell’uomo anatomico-zodiacale. G4 è bianca. Dedica di Thomas Digges a Sir Edward Fines, alto ammiraglio d’Inghilterra. Contiene (Appendix) la traduzione di 3 capitoli - il 7°, l’8° e il 10° del primo libro - del De revolutionibus orbium di Copernico, pubblicato per la prima volta nel 1543. L’Appendix ha il titolo seguente: Perfit Description of Coelestial Orbes. Esemplari: British Library; Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington; Henry Huntington Art Collections and Botanical Gardens, San Marino, California. Esemplare della British Library. Bibliografia relativa: Grassi p. 211;

- 1578, Imprinted at London by Thomas Marshe, cc. [2] 35, 35-42, con il titolo: A prognostication euerlastinge of righte good effecte: fruictfully augmented by the auctour, contayning plain, briefe, pleasaunte, chosen rules to iudge the weather by the sunne, moone, starres, comets, rainebowe, thunder, cloudes, with other extraordinarye tokens, not omitting the aspects of planets, vvith a briefe iudgement for euer, of plenty, lacke, sickenes, dearth, vvarres &c. opening also many naturall causes vvorthy to bee knovven. To these and other now at the last, are ioyned diuers general pleasau[n]t tables, vvith many compendious rules, easye to be had in memory, manifold vvayes profitable to all men of vnderstanding, published by Leonard Digges gentleman. Esemplare della Bodleian Library, Oxford. Bibliografia relativa: Houzeau-Lancaster cit.;

- 1584 [i.e. 1583], Imprinted at London by Thomas Marsh, in 4°, cc. [2] 42 [12]. Esemplare della Henry Huntington Art Collections and Botanical Gardens, San Marino, California;

- 1585, Imprinted at London by Thomas Marsh, in 4°, A-O4, cc. [2] 42 [12], con il titolo A prognostication euerlastinge of right good effect: fruitfully augmented by the auctor, contayning plaine, briefe, pleasau[n]t, chosen rules to iudge the weather by the sunne, moone, starres, comets, rainebow, thunder, cloudes, with other extraordinary tokens, not omitting the aspects of planets, vvith a briefe iudgment for euer, of plenty, lacke, sicknes, dearth, vvarres &c. opening also many naturall causes vvorthy to bee knovven. To these and other now at the last, are ioyned diuers generall pleasaunt tables, vvith many compendious rules, easy to be had in memory, manifolde vvayes profitable to all men of vnderstanding. Published by Leonard Digges gentleman. Esemplare della British Library. Bibliografia relativa: Gardner 283 e Capp, cit.;

- 1592, London, by Thomas Orwin, in 4°, cc. [2] 42 [12], con il titolo A prognostication euerlasting of right good effect: fruitfully augmented by the auctor, contayning plaine, brief, pleasaunt, chosen rules to iudge the weather by the sunne, moone, starres, cometes, rainebow, thunder, cloudes, with other extraordinary tokens, not omitting the aspects of planetes, with a briefe iudgement for euer, of plenty, lacke, sickenes, dearth, warres &c. opening also many naturall causes worthy to be knowen. To these and other now at the last, are ioyned diuers generall, pleasant tables, with many compendious rules, easy to be had in memory, manifolde wayes profitable to all men of vnderstanding. Published by Leonard Digges Gentleman. Lately corrected and augmented by Thomas Digges his sonne. Esemplare della Glasgow University. Bibliografia relativa: Capp, cit. e Houzeau Lancaster, cit. A questa edizione è aggiunto: A perfect description of the celestial orbs, according to the most ancient doctrine of the pythagoreans;

- 1596, Imprinted at London by the widow Orwin, in 4°, A-O4, cc. [2] 42 [12], 1 carta ripiegata, con il titolo A prognostication euerlasting of right good effect: fruitfully augmented by the author, contayning plaine, briefe, pleasant, chosen rules to iudge the weather by the sunne, moone, starres, comets, rainbow, thunder, clowdes, with other extraordinary tokens, not omitting the aspects of planets, with a briefe iudgement for euer, of plentie, lacke, sicknes, dearth, warres, &c. opening also many naturall causes worthie to be knowne. To these and other now at the last, are ioyned diuers generall pleasant tables, with many compendious rules, easie to be had in memorie, manifold wayes profitable to all men of vnderstanding. Published by Leonard Digges gentleman. Lately corrected and augmented by Thomas Digges his sonne. Al frontespizio figura la stessa incisione dell'edizione del 1576. Esemplare della Advocates Library, Edinburgh;

- 1605, Imprinted at London by Felix Kyngstone, in 4°, A-O4, cc. [2] 42 [12] [2 con incisioni, 1 delle quali ripiegata, fra M2 e M3], con il titolo A prognostication euerlasting of right good effect: fruitfully augmented by the author, containing plaine, briefe, pleasant, chosen rules to iudge the weather by the sunne, moone, starres, comets, rainbow, thunder, clowdes, with other extraordinary tokens, not omitting the aspects of planets, with a briefe iudgement for euer, of plentie, lacke, sicknes, dearth, warres, &c. opening also many naturall causes worthie to be knowne. To these and other now at the last, are ioyned diuers generall, pleasant tables, with many compendious rules, easie to be had in memorie manifold wayes profitable to all men of vnderstanding. Published by Leonard Digges Gentleman. Lately corrected and augmented by Thomas Digges his sonne. Esemplare della Wellcome Library. Bibliografia relativa: Capp, cit.;

- 1619, Imprinted at Edinburgh, by Andro Hart, cc. [32], senza il nome dell’autore, con il titolo A generall prognostication for ever: Fruitfullie augmented with manie plaine, briefe, chosen rules, concerning all purposes, and verie expedient for all maner of persons whatsoeuer: the heads whereof yee may beholde in the next page following. Esemplare della National Library of Scotland;

- 1626, Edinburgh, heires of Andro Hart. Esemplare di una collezione privata inglese;

- 1655, London. Fonte relativa: Graesse II 392;

- 1656, London. Esemplare della Bodleian Library, Oxford. Bibliografia relativa: Houzeau-Lancaster e Capp, citati.