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PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION
Shelfmark:  Waller Ms pl-00043
Type of object:  manuscript
Dimensions:  241 x 161mm
Extent:  1 fol.
Material:  paper
Condition:  Document is badly cut, meaning that the right margin cuts into the text with loss of the last word(s) of every line
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS
Type of element:  letter
Extent:  1a
Language:  Latin
Place:  Gdansk
Date:  1679-09-05
Short summary:  Expressions of gratitude that the addressee has esteemed a work by the author on comets so highly that he has sent him not only a letter of thanks but also a work of his, sending of a work in return; comments on this
Title:  (incipit:) Quod leviusculas meas de Cometis pagellas ...
Person:  Heweliusz, Jan, 1611-1687, Mathematician, Astronomer, author
Person:  Rudbeck, Olof, the elder, 1630-1702 (Uppsala), Polymath, Physician, Professor, addressee
Institutions, associations, works etc. referred to:  Hevelius, J., Cometographia totam naturam Cometaram ... 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. Gedani, 1668. (Book)
Institutions, associations, works etc. referred to:  Hevelius, J., Machinæ cœlestis, pars prior. Organographiam sive Instrumentorum Astronomicorum omnium, quibus Auctor hactenus sidera rimatus ac dimensus est accuratum delineationem et descriptionem ... exhibens, etc. (Pars posterior, rerum uranicarum observationes, tam eclipsium luminarium, quam occultationum planetarum et fixarum ... exhibens.) Gedani, 1673-79. fol. (Book)
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