Interleaved copies of works by Apollonius Pergaeus with marginal notes by Edward Bernard
Interleaved copies of Apollonius Pergaeus, Conicorum libri quattuor (Bologna, 1566) and Conicorum libri V, VI et VII (Florence, 1661), with marginal notes in Latin and collations from Greek and Arabic versions by Edward Bernard, c. 1670.
- [c. 1670]
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Lat. misc. c. 64].
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MSS. Lat. misc. c. 64-5
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 12790
Biographical / Historical
Dr Edward Bernard was born 2 May 1638. He was educated at Merchant Taylors' School and St. John's College, Oxford (matriculated 25 July 1655), of which College he became a Fellow in 1658. He was Savilian Professor of Astronomy, 1673-91. He died on 12 Jan. 1697. Further details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
Other Finding Aids
M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. II, nos. 47911-12.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Among Bernard's books bought in 1698 (see introductory note to SC 8717-886); transferred from the Department of Printed Books, 1945 (formerly shelfmarked A1. 26-27 Art., Arch. C. 112-3, Arch. D. 74-5, Arch. D. 15-16, and Arch. Bodl. D. b. 3-4).
- Interleaved copies of works by Apollonius Pergaeus with marginal notes by Edward Bernard
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