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★ Oxley, Thomas [1789?-1851]. A supplement, or only true key to the use and construction of the Celestial Planispheres, for working nativities and resolving astronomical problems by the scale and compasses: with the description of some other new and improved instruments, producing the most wonderful exactness and astonishing expedition, and for these purposes very far surpassing all other inventions: also easy rules for finding all the arcs of directions in nativities (on the celestial planispheres); and a variety of interesting matters on these subjects, hitherto unknown to the most celebrated artists and professors: the whole rendered perfectly easy to the most humble capacity: illustrated by three new and additional copperplates; with several hundred additional lines on the original plates. By Thomas Oxley. London, Printed and published for the author, by Davis & Dickson, 1833.

In 4° (21 cm), [ ]2 A-H4, pp. 66.

Vedi la scheda n. 5781: l’opera qui descritta, come del resto essa “dice”, integra The Celestial Planisphere con Additions, improvements and dicoveries: ancor più concretamente Oxley avverte a pagina 3: Please to notice, that this Key is to be considered as a continuation of the Original Work.

Esemplari: Glasgow University; British Library; Cambridge University; Edinburgh University; Bayerische Staatsbibliothek München; Northwestern University, Illinois; University of Kansas.

Bibliografia: Gardner 891.