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Gadbury, John [1627-1704]. Ephēmeris [caratteri greci], or, A diary of the cælestial motions for the year 1660: Containing 1. The motions and aspects of the planets for every day in the year. 2. A chronologie of all the remarkable accidents that have happened in England &c. since the commencement of our late intestine divisions. 3. The state of the year. 4. Rules teaching how to judge questions. 5. Bethem's Centiloquium Englished. 6. An apologie for astrologie and the honest astrologers, concerning the late change of government in these islands by John Gadbury. London, printed by J[ames] C[ottrel] for the Company of Stationers [1660].

In 8°, A-B8 C7, cc. [23].

Ho descritto sopra la prima uscita di queste effemeridi (1659), pubblicate fino al 1705 (con le eccezioni degli anni 1691 e 1704) e proseguite fino al 1716 da Job Gadbury, nipote di John, e successivamente ancora pubblicate fino al 1751 da contraffattori (vedi la scheda n. 2798).

Esemplari: British Library.

Bibliografia: Capp p. 361; Grassi p. 413 (per l’edizione del 1688).

Altre edizioni, non esaustivamente, tutte con lo stesso incipit (Ephemeris, or a diary of the coelestial motion for the year […]), ma con una maggiore varietà del resto dei titoli e della paginazione rispetto agli altri autori di almanacchi e pronostici inglesi:

[1661], London, printed by James Cottrel for the Company of Stationers, in 8°, A-C8, cc. [24]. Esemplare della British Library;

[1662], London, printed by James Cottrel for the Company of Stationers, in 8°, A-C8, cc. [24]. Esemplare della British Library;

[1663], London, printed by James Cottrel for the Company of Stationers, in 8°, A-C8, cc. [24]. Esemplare della British Library;

[1664], London, printed by James Cottrel for the Company of Stationers, in 8°, [A]-C8, cc. [24]. Il titolo è il seguente: Ephēmeris: or, A diary astronomical and astrological for the year of grace 1664: It being bissextile or leap-year. Containing I. The motions and aspects of the planets, eclipses of the luminaries, full sea, terms, and their returns, monethly observations, &c. II. A general judgement on the year, from the suns ingress into Aries, and that great eclipse of the moon in July. III. Two remarkable nativities; the one of a maiden-gentlewoman said to be bewitched; the other of a student in physick. By John Gadbury, philomathēmatikos. Esemplare della British Library;

[1665], London, printed by James Cotterel for the Company of Stationers, in 8°, cc. [22]. Esemplare della New York Public Library Research;

[1666], London, printed by James Cotterel for the Company of Stationers, in 8°, A-C8, cc. [24], con il titolo Ephēmeris: or, A diary astronomical and astrological for the year of grace 1666: It being the second after the bissextile, or leap-year. Containing 1. The motions and aspects of the planets, eclipses of the luminaries, full sea, terms and their returns, monthly observations, weather, &c. 2. A general judgment upon this (supposed wonderful) year; from eclipses, and the Suns ingress into the vernal equinox: with many other matters pertinent to such a work. By John Gadbury. Esemplare della British Library;

[1667], London, printed by T. Milbourn for the Company of Stationers, in 8°, A-C8, cc. [24]. Titolo e calendario sono stampati in rosso e nero. Esemplare della British Library;

[1668], London, printed by James Cotterel for the Company of Stationers, in 8°, A-E8, cc. [40]. Titolo e calendario sono stampati in rosso e nero. Esemplare della British Library;

[1669], London, printed for the Company of Stationers, in 8°, A-D8 E6, cc. [40]. Titolo e calendario sono stampati in rosso e nero. Esemplare della British Library;

[1670], London, printed for the Company of Stationers, in 8°, A-B8 C4; A-B8 C4, cc. [40]. Titolo e calendario sono stampati in rosso e nero. In 2 parti, la seconda delle quali ha il seguente titolo in 2A1 recto: Prognōstikon: Or, a general judgement on the year 1670 […], printed by J[ames] C[otterel] for the company of Stationers. Esemplare della Bodleian Library, Oxford;

[1671], London, printed for the Company of Stationers, in 8°, A-E8 (ma A2 e non B2), cc. [40]. Titolo e calendario sono stampati in rosso e nero. Ritratto di John Gadbury (T. Cross sculpsit) alla prima carta recto. In 2 parti, la seconda delle quali ha il seguente titolo in D1 recto: Prognōstikon: Or, an Astrological judgement on the year 1671 […], printed by J[ames] C[otterel] for the company of Stationers. Il titolo è il seguente: Ephēmeris: or, A diary astronomical, astrological, meteorological, for the year of grace 1671: Being the third after the leap-year. Presenting I. The planetary motions and configurations, eclipses, &c. Together with the usual furniture of other almanacks, as terms, tides, sun-rising, &c. II. The revolution of the world, and judgements thereon, touching the state of the year in general. III. A choice experiment, evincing the verity of celestial influences. And a preface (as the author hopes) of no common utility to the sons of art and learning. IV. The radix of the noble island of Jamaica. By John Gadbury. Esemplare della Bodleian Library, Oxford;

[1672] London, printed for the Company of Stationers, in 8°, B8 B-E8 (ma A2 e non B2), cc. [40]. Titolo e calendario sono stampati in rosso e nero. Ritratto di John Gadbury (T. Cross sculpsit) nella prima carta recto. In 2 parti, la seconda delle quali ha il seguente titolo in D1 recto: Prognōstikon: Or, an Astrological judgement on the year 1672 […], printed by J[ames] C[otterel] for the company of Stationers. Esemplare della Bodleian Library, Oxford;

[1673] London, printed for the Company of Stationers, in 8°, A-C8 B-C8, cc. [40]. Titolo e calendario sono stampati in rosso e nero. Ritratto di John Gadbury (T. Cross sculpsit) nella prima carta recto. In 2 parti, la seconda delle quali ha il seguente titolo in 2B1 recto: Prognōstikon: Observations, astrological and physical, on the year 1673 […], printed by J[ames] C[otterel] for the company of Stationers. Il titolo è il seguente: Ephēmeris: or, A diary astronomical, astrological, meteorological. For the year of our Lord, 1673: Presenting, I. The planetary motions, aspects and ecclipses [sic]: together with the usual furniture of other almanacks, as terms, tides, &c. II. The figure of the world, and judgment thereon; touching sickness and sanity, plenty and penury, &c. III. The genitures of those three great ornaments of learning, and honor of our English nation, viz. Mr. John Selden, the Lord F. Bacon, Sir Kenelm Digby Kt. Made publick for the advantage of artists, and illustration of astrology. With a catalogue of all the monarchs which have reigned over Great Brittain, since the time of K. Edgar. By John Gadbury philomathēmatikos, student in physick and astroloigie. Esemplare della Bodleian Library, Oxford;

[1674], London, printed for the Company of Stationers, in 8°, A-E8, cc. [40]. Titolo e calendario sono stampati in rosso e nero. Ritratto di John Gadbury (T. Cross sculpsit) nella prima carta recto. In 2 parti, la seconda delle quali ha il seguente titolo in D1 recto: Prognōstikon: Or, an Astrological judgement on the year 1674 […], printed by James Cotterel for the company of Stationers. Esemplare della Bodleian Library, Oxford;

[1675], London, printed by James Cotterel for the Company of Stationers, in 8°, A-E8, cc. [40]. Titolo e calendario sono stampati in rosso e nero. Ritratto di John Gadbury (T. Cross sculpsit) nella prima carta recto. In 2 parti, la seconda delle quali ha il seguente titolo in D1 recto: Prognōstikon: Or, an Astrological judgement on the year 1675 […]. Esemplare della Bodleian Library, Oxford;

[1676], London, printed for the Company of Stationers, in 8°, cc. [38], con il titolo, Ephēmeris or, A diary astronomical and meteorological for the year of grace 1676 by John Gadbury. Comprehending I. The motions and grand configurations of the planets, the two great eclipses of the sun, a tide-table, terms and their returns, sun-rising, twi-light, planetary hour &c. II. The nature, difference, and government of the four seasons, and an account of the three stupendious transits of Mars, Mercury, Venus thorow the signs of Cancer, Virgo, Aries. III. Two eminent astrological experiments relating to physick and chirurgery &c. Esemplare della University of Minnesota, Minneapolis;

[1677], London, printed J[ohn] D[arby] for the Company of Stationers, in 8°, A-C8, cc. [24]. Fascicoli A-B stampati in rosso e nero. Esemplare della British Library;

[1678], London, printed J[ohn] D[arby] for the Company of Stationers, in 8°, A-C8, cc. [24]. Fascicoli A-B stampati in rosso e nero. Esemplare della Edinburgh University;

[1679], London, printed J[ohn] D[arby] for the Company of Stationers, in 8°, A-C8, cc. [24]. Fascicoli A-B stampati in rosso e nero. Esemplare della British Library;

[1680], London, printed J[ohn] D[arby] for the Company of Stationers, in 8°, A-C8, cc. [24]. Fascicoli A-B stampati in rosso e nero. Esemplare della British Library.

Le annate successive furono stampate: da John Darby for the Company of Stationers (1681-1689), da J.R. for the Company of Stationers (1690-1701, con l’eccezione del 1691, anno nel quale Ephemeris non fu pubblicato) e da William Richardson (1702-1703). Nel 1704 Ephemeris non uscì e l’ultima edizione del 1705 non ha il nome dello stampatore.