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★ The Spirit of Partridge; or, The Astrologer's Pocket Companion, and General Magazine: including the first part of Partridge's Opus Reformatum, With Eleven Curious Nativities; biographical memoirs of eminent men: Observations on the new planet Herschel, from practice, With other valuable Remarks on Astrology not extent, and astronomical tables with the Place of Herschel for 1780, 81, 82, 83, complete, never before Published. [London] Scientific Press, printed and published for the London Astrological society, by Davis and Dickson, Mathematical Booksellers, 17, St. Martin’s-le-Grand, London, and Sold by all other Booksellers. 1825. Price Six Shillings in Boards. [no. 1-17; Aug. 5, 1824-Jan. 15, 1825].

In 8° (17.4 cm), pp. [i-iii] iv, i-iii [iv] 6-356, cc. [26: Astronomical Tables for January, 1780-December 1783]. La seconda pagina è bianca. Incisione di 18 oroscopi nel testo.

Prima edizione.

Periodico uscito settimanalmente (ma irregolarmente) tra agosto e dicembre 1825; quindicinalmente nel 1825, gennaio. Vi si fa fra l’altro riferimento all’opera di Partridge Opus reformatum, della quale è riprodotta la prima parte (vedi la scheda n. 5895), ma soprattutto vi si forniscono i dati astronomici di Urano. Alcuni esemplari, con le stesse caratteristiche, recano al frontespizio la scritta “Second edition”.

Esemplari: Manchester University; Trinity College Dublin; Wellcome Library; King’s College London; British Library; Glasgow University; University of Minnesota, Minneapolis; Harvard University, Harvard College; Rutgers University, New Jersey; New York Public Library Research; University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Philadelphia; University of Montana, Mansfield; Henry Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens, San Marino; Northwestern University; University of Alberta.