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PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION
Shelfmark:  Waller Ms gb-01783
Type of object:  manuscript
Dimensions:  302 x 211mm
Extent:  2 foll.
Material:  paper
Attachment:  seal
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS
Type of element:  letter
Extent:  1a-2b
Language:  Latin
Place:  Oxford
Date:  1668-10-26
Short summary:  Thanks for several books; eulogy on the addressee's capacity to work; comments on and suggestions to the addressee's work on comets
Person:  Wallis, John, 1616-1703, Mathematician, author
Person:  Heweliusz, Jan, 1611-1687, Mathematician, Astronomer, addressee
Person:  Palmer, John, -1679, Astronomer, Clergyman, person referred to
Institutions, associations, works etc. referred to:  J. Hevelii Cometographia totam naturam Cometarum ... exhibens; cumprimis vero Cometæ anno, 1652, 1661, 1664 & 1665 ab ipso auctore ... observati aliquanto prolixius ... exponuntur ... atque rigidissimo calculo subjiciuntur. Accessit omnium Cometarum, a mundo condito hucusque ab historicis, philosophis et astronomis annotatorum Historia., HEVELIUS. Joannes, Gedani, 1668. fol. (Book)
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