Item Details

Call Number: MS Hunter 377 (V.1.14)
Title: Typvs Eclipsis Solis Anni MDCLXIX
Date of Creation: Not assigned
Level of Description: Item
Part of MS Hunter 1-658
Content: Patris Ferdinandi Verbiest, Typvs Eclipsis Solis Anni MDCLXIX. [Chinese & Manchu.]
Father Ferdinand Verbiest, S.J.'s, Eclipse of the Sun, 29th April, 1669, in Chinese, with notes by T.S. Bayer.
[Formerly S.2.17; S.2.26].
For a printed version cf. Cordier, Bibliotheca Sinica, col. 1452. MS Hunter 377 is a copy made by Bayer from the printed text which he saw in the Royal Library, Berlin
Physical Description: Bound volume.
Paper, 14 x 9, ff. 16, written principally in four parallel cols., with coloured (blue and yellow) diagrams of the phases at the bottom of each.
Binding: As in U.6.17
Access: Normal conditions
Language: Chinese
Material Type: Document
Bibliography: Henri Cordier, Bibliotheca Sinica, 3 (2e d, Paris, 1906-7), col. 1452; Nol Golvers, Ferdinand Verbiest, S.J. (1623-1688) and the Chinese heaven (Leuven, 2003), p. 276-277 and plate 41; John Young & P.H. Aitken, A catalogue of the manuscripts in the Library of the Hunterian Museum in the University of Glasgow (Glasgow, 1908), p 503.
Accession Number: 2482
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Repository Code: GB 0247

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author: Ferdinand Verbiest
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