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Titel: Tabulae Lodoicaeae seu universa eclipseon ...
Verlag: Dijon, Pierre Palliot, 1656
4to (215 x 176 mm), pp [xvi] 186 [recte 190] , with numerous woodcut diagrams in text; some occasional browning or spotting, a good copy in contemporary English calf, joints rubbed. £1450First edition of Billy's tables of eclipses, calculated for the years 1656 to 1693. The work also contains solar and lunar tables based on the Paris meridian, and a detailed examination of problems involved in astronomical calculations.Jacques de Billy (1602-1679) was a Jesuit priest and professor of mathematics at Dijon. He was a correspondent of Pierre Fermat, and friend of Claude Gaspar Bachet de Méziriac, editor and commentator on Diophantus, who introduced Billy to indeterminate analysis.Provenance: the Earls of Macclesfield, Shirburn Castle, with engraved bookplate, shelfmark on front pastedown, and blindstamp Macclesfield crest on blank margins of first three leavesHouzeau and Lancaster 12051; Lalande p 243; Sommervogel II 1477 4; OCLC lists copies at Paris Observatory, Oxford, Michigan, and Marquette University. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 2864
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