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★ Annus mirabilis or Strange and wonderful predictions and observations gathered out of Mr. J. Partridges Almanack 1688. With some remarks also, out of his Almanack 1687. Both of them printed in Holland. Licensed and entred according to order. London, printed, and are to be sold by Randal Taylor, near Stationers-Hall, 1689.

In 4° (20 cm), [A]2 B-E4, cc. [2], pp. 32. Il verso del titolo è bianco.

Satira in danno di John Partridge, cui spesso quest’opera è impropriamente attribuita. La satira è costruita davvero bene, perché i riferimenti astrologici sono apparentemente corretti e supportati da frequenti citazioni di Bonatus, quanto al loro significato. I temi trattati sono, come in tutti i pronostici autentici degli astrologi inglesi, di carattere politico. Nessun dubbio, comunque, che l’opera sia stata scritta da un astrologo, uno dei numerosi nemici di Partridge.

Esemplari: Durham University; Cambridge University; College of Cardiff; University College of Wales; Birmingham Central Libraries; Lambeth Palace Library, London; Glasgow University; Trinity College Dublin; Guildhall Library, London; Victoria & Albert Museum, London; University of London; Bodleian Library, Oxford; Balliol College, Oxford; Corpus Christi College, Oxford; Worcester College Library, Oxford; St. Canice’s Cathedral, Kilkenny; Wellcome Library; Edinburgh University; British Library; National Library of Scotland; New York State Library; University of Michigan; Columbia University, New York; Cornell University, New York; Darthmouth College Library, Hanover; Johns Hopkins University Libraries, Baltimore; Library of Congress; Muhlenberg College Library, Allentown; UCLA Library; California State Library Sutro, San Francisco; Henry Huntington Library Art Collections and Botanical Gardens, San Marino, California; UK Main Campus, Lexington; University of Illinois; Harvard University; Yale University; University of Kentucky; Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington, District of Columbia; University of Toronto.

Bibliografia: Houzeau-Lancaster 15375 (attribuisce a John Partridge); Capp p. 373; Gardner 928.