Item #4773 A Collection of Thirty Remarkable Nativities, to Illustrate the Canons, and Prove the True Principles of Elementary Philosophy.... [together with] Supplement to Placidus de Titus; Containing the Nativity of that Wonderful Phaenomenon, Oliver Cromwell... 2 vols. Placidus de Titus, Monoah - Sibly, Placido de Titi.
A Collection of Thirty Remarkable Nativities, to Illustrate the Canons, and Prove the True Principles of Elementary Philosophy.... [together with] Supplement to Placidus de Titus; Containing the Nativity of that Wonderful Phaenomenon, Oliver Cromwell... 2 vols.
A Collection of Thirty Remarkable Nativities, to Illustrate the Canons, and Prove the True Principles of Elementary Philosophy.... [together with] Supplement to Placidus de Titus; Containing the Nativity of that Wonderful Phaenomenon, Oliver Cromwell... 2 vols.

A Collection of Thirty Remarkable Nativities, to Illustrate the Canons, and Prove the True Principles of Elementary Philosophy.... [together with] Supplement to Placidus de Titus; Containing the Nativity of that Wonderful Phaenomenon, Oliver Cromwell... 2 vols.

London: Printed by W. Justins, Blackfriars; and sold by Mr. Bew, Pater-Noster Row; Mr. Richardson, under the Royal Exchange; Mr. Mathews, in the Strand; Mr. Debrett, Piccadilly; Messrs. M. and J. Sibly, Goswell-Street; and Mr. Edmund Sibly, Brick-Lane, Spitalfelds, 1789, 1790. First edition. 2 volumes, 8vos, 18.5 x 11.5cm, [4], 4-184, [1], 177-187pp; [13], 179pp respectively. Engraved frontispieces, plates, charts, tables throughout. each Uniformly bound in blind tooled, quarter brown calf, red morocco spine labels stamped in gilt, marbled boards. Nearly fine with a touch of rubbing to spine labels and corners of boards. Clean and complete internally. Collected work of Placidus, the Olivetan monk and popularizer of the astrological house system which is still in use in today. "Carefully revised" and edited by Manoah Sibly, younger brother of Ebenezer. Gardner notes in his Catalogue Raisonné, Manoah's "works are held in but slight estimation at the present day, they are not considered veracious."

The supplement is credited to the ingenious Mr. John Partridge, the first part being solely concerned with the nativity of Oliver Cromwell, and the rest consisting of a complete set of astronomical tables for calculating nativities.

Of interesting note, this copy of volume 1 has a differing publisher statement than that in the ESTC. The present set has matching statements with only the years (1789, 1790) being different.

ESTC T111568, T111569. Gardner 1228, 1230. Item #4773

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