Astrolearn Vintage Astrology CD 7:

Ptolemy Tetrabiblos (Ashmand);

Manilius Astronomica (Creech);

George Wharton Works

Astrolearn Vintage Astrology CD 7 front cover

Astrolearn Vintage Astrology CD 7 Disc

Astrolearn Vintage Astrology CD 7 Rear Cover

Contents of CD 7:

This particular CD contains the scans of three original antiquarian volumes from Astrolearn’s private collection, as detailed below.

  • Ptolemy; tr. Ashmand, J. M. ‘Ptolemy’s Tetrabiblos, or Quadripartite: being Four Books of the Influence of the Stars. Newly Translated from the Greek Paraphrase of Proclus. With a Preface, Explanatory Notes, and an Appendix, containing Extracts from the Almagest of Ptolemy, and the whole of his Centiloquy; together with a short Notice of Mr. Ranger’s Zodiacal Planisphere, and an Explanatory Plate’ Printed and Published by Davis and Dickson, Dealers In Scientific Books, No. 17, St. Martin’s-le-Grand, Newgate Street, London, 1822. This copy with a large fold-out 19th century manuscript table of conversion of degrees longitude to right ascension, and two unidentified 19th century manuscript natal figures, one with additional speculum data, laid in. Quarter ribbed cloth with paper-covered boards. Frontis. + [1 leaf] + xxviii + 242 pp
  • Manilius; tr. Creech, Thomas ‘The Five Books of M. Manilius, Containing a System of the Ancient Astronomy and Astrology: Together with The Philosophy of the Stoicks. Done into English Verse. With Notes’ Printed for Jacob Tonson, at the Judges Head near the Inner-Temple-Gate in Fleetstreet [sic], London, 1697. Leather. [1 leaf] + [Frontis.] + [1 leaf] + 60 + [plate] + [pp. 61-2] + [plate] + [pp. 63-8] + [plate] + 80 + [plate] + [pp. 81-110] + [plate] + [pp. 111-134] + 88 + [7] pp
  • Wharton, George; ed. Gadbury, John, Student in Physick and Astrology ‘The Works of that Late Most Excellent Philosopher and Astronomer, Sir George Wharton, Bar. – Collected into one Entire Volume[1]’ Printed by H. H. for John Leigh, at Stationers Hall, London, 1683. Leather. Former ownership label of Robert Sinclair. Former ownership stamp of Charles A. Muses. (Pp. 659-670 together but loose from binding.) [Frontis.] + [2 leaves] (upper half of first torn from binding) + [21] + [6] + 11 + [p. 2 (2)] + [pp. 13-208] + [1 leaf] [2] + [pp. 213-222] + [1 leaf] + [2] + [pp. 227-249] + [p. 150 (2)] + [pp. 251-272] + [2] + [pp. 275-415] + [1 leaf] + [4] + [pp. 423-433] + [illegibly partially numbered page] + [pp. 435-514] + [Frontis.] + [1 leaf] [10] + [pp. 527-670] + [1]


[1] With additional title page to p. 209: Wharton, Geo. “An Astrological Judgment upon his Majesties Present March: Begun from Oxford, May 7. 1645” As it was Printed at Oxford, by H. Hall, 1645. With additional title page to p. 223: Wharton, Capt. Geo., Student in Astronomy “Bellum Hybernicale: Or, Ireland’s War Astrologically demonstrated, from the late Coelestial-congress of the two Malevolent Planets, Saturn and Mars, in Taurus, the Ascendant of that Kingdom. Wherein likewise, their future Opposition in the Signs Sagittary and Gemini, (most ominous in London, and many other of the South and West parts of England) is Mathematically handled. The Ignorance, Malice, Mistakes, Errors, Insolencies, and Impertinences, of John Booker, (in his Astrological Observations upon the said Conjunction, in a late Pamphlet of his, styled, A Bloody Irish Almanack, &c.) discovered, corrected, refuted, and retorted: And The Author further vindicated, from his, and Master Lilly’s former frivolous, false, and malicious Aspersions, throughout the whole Discourse” As it was Printed in the Year, 1647. With additional title page to p. 273: Wharton, C. George, Student in Astronomy “Merlini Anglici Errata: Or, The Errors, Mistakes, and Mis-aplications of Mr. Lilly’s New Ephemeris for the Year 1647. Discovered, Refuted, and Corrected” Printed in the Year 1647. With additional title page to p. 415: Wharton, Geo., Collected by “Gesta Britannorum: Or, A Succinct Chronology of the Actions and Exploits, Battails, Sieges, Conflicts, and other Signal and Remarkable Passages, which have happened in these Dominions, From the Year of Christ, 1600. (In which the late King Charles was Born) untill the Year 1667. Being the space of 66 Complete Years” Printed in the Year 1657, London. With additional title page to p. 517: Rothman, Jo., D. in Physick; tr. Wharton, George, Esq. “XEIPOMANTI’A: Or, the Art of Divining By The Lines and Signatures Engraven in the Hand of Man, By the Hand of Nature, Theorically, Practically. Wherein you have the Secret Concordance, and Harmony betwixt It, and Astrology, made Evident in Nineteen Genitures. Together with A Learned Philosophical Discourse of the Soul of the World, and the Universal Spirit thereof” As it was Printed in the Year 1652, London

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