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The Resource A complete illustration of the celestial science of astrology, or, The art of foretelling future events and contingencies, by the aspects, positions, and influences of the heavenly bodies : founded on natural philosophy, scripture, reason, and the mathematics : in four parts ..., by Ebenezer Sibly, Astro. Philo. ; embellished with curious copper-plates

A complete illustration of the celestial science of astrology, or, The art of foretelling future events and contingencies, by the aspects, positions, and influences of the heavenly bodies : founded on natural philosophy, scripture, reason, and the mathematics : in four parts ..., by Ebenezer Sibly, Astro. Philo. ; embellished with curious copper-plates

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A complete illustration of the celestial science of astrology, or, The art of foretelling future events and contingencies, by the aspects, positions, and influences of the heavenly bodies : founded on natural philosophy, scripture, reason, and the mathematics : in four parts ...
Title
A complete illustration of the celestial science of astrology, or, The art of foretelling future events and contingencies, by the aspects, positions, and influences of the heavenly bodies
Title remainder
founded on natural philosophy, scripture, reason, and the mathematics : in four parts ...
Statement of responsibility
by Ebenezer Sibly, Astro. Philo. ; embellished with curious copper-plates
Title variation
  • Complete illustration of the celestial science of astrology
  • Art of foretelling future events and contingencies
Creator
Contributor
Engraver
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
NHI
Citation location within source
  • No ESTC record found
  • v. 221, col. 859
Citation source
  • ESTC (RLIN)
  • BM
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
abstracts summaries
Label
A complete illustration of the celestial science of astrology, or, The art of foretelling future events and contingencies, by the aspects, positions, and influences of the heavenly bodies : founded on natural philosophy, scripture, reason, and the mathematics : in four parts ..., by Ebenezer Sibly, Astro. Philo. ; embellished with curious copper-plates
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "Dedication. To the ancient and honourable fraternity of free and accepted Masons"--P. [i]
  • Discusses the American Revolution (p. 1051-1055) and has plate giving horoscope of the Revolution: pictured is George Washington, an American Indian, allegorical figure of Justice and tent encampment against a stylized port cityscape with hills in the background. Angel bears horoscope with title: America Independence, 4th July 10H , 10m P.M. 1776. Title at foot of plate: Revolution of America
  • Plates engraved by James Roberts, and Ames
  • Plates include horoscopes of contemporary and historical figures
  • Poetical invocation to Urania (p. vii-viii)
  • From t.p. of Part IV: " ... containing the distinction between astrology and the wicked practice of exorcism, with a general display of witchcraft, magic, and divination ... "
  • Includes index
  • Added t.p.: Part II (1784), p. [275]; Part III (1787), p. [915]; Part IV (1788), p. [1057]
  • Collation: II A2 a-Z2 Aa-Zz2 3A-3Z2 4A-4Z2 5A-5Z2 6A-6Z2 7A-7Z2 8A-8Z2 9A-9Z2 10A-10Z2 11A-11Z2 12A-12Z2 13A-13B2
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
viii [13]-1126 [4] p., 1 L.
Lccn
11007093
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
plates, tables, diagrs.
System control number
  • (LGTO)(RLIN)NYHR86-B1981
  • spec recon
  • (OCoLC)ocn370451857
Label
A complete illustration of the celestial science of astrology, or, The art of foretelling future events and contingencies, by the aspects, positions, and influences of the heavenly bodies : founded on natural philosophy, scripture, reason, and the mathematics : in four parts ..., by Ebenezer Sibly, Astro. Philo. ; embellished with curious copper-plates
Publication
Note
  • "Dedication. To the ancient and honourable fraternity of free and accepted Masons"--P. [i]
  • Discusses the American Revolution (p. 1051-1055) and has plate giving horoscope of the Revolution: pictured is George Washington, an American Indian, allegorical figure of Justice and tent encampment against a stylized port cityscape with hills in the background. Angel bears horoscope with title: America Independence, 4th July 10H , 10m P.M. 1776. Title at foot of plate: Revolution of America
  • Plates engraved by James Roberts, and Ames
  • Plates include horoscopes of contemporary and historical figures
  • Poetical invocation to Urania (p. vii-viii)
  • From t.p. of Part IV: " ... containing the distinction between astrology and the wicked practice of exorcism, with a general display of witchcraft, magic, and divination ... "
  • Includes index
  • Added t.p.: Part II (1784), p. [275]; Part III (1787), p. [915]; Part IV (1788), p. [1057]
  • Collation: II A2 a-Z2 Aa-Zz2 3A-3Z2 4A-4Z2 5A-5Z2 6A-6Z2 7A-7Z2 8A-8Z2 9A-9Z2 10A-10Z2 11A-11Z2 12A-12Z2 13A-13B2
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
viii [13]-1126 [4] p., 1 L.
Lccn
11007093
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
plates, tables, diagrs.
System control number
  • (LGTO)(RLIN)NYHR86-B1981
  • spec recon
  • (OCoLC)ocn370451857

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