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Primum mobile, with theses to the theory, and canons for practice :
wherein is demonstrated, from astronomical and philosophical principles, the nature and extent of celestial influx upon the mental faculties and corporeal affections of man, ... exemplified in thirty remarkable nativities of the most eminent men in Europe ... /
originally written in Latin, by Didacus Placidus de Titus ... The whole carefully translated, and corrected from the best Latin editions ; illustrated with notes and an appendix ... by John Cooper.
|Main Creator:||Titi, Placido, 1603-1668.|
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London : Printed and published by Davis and Dickson [no date of publication identified, 1814 or 1815]
Some manuscript annotations through text; a long manuscript note on how to find the longitude of a star on back flyleaf [neither in W. B. Yeats's own hand].
With bookplate of W. B. Yeats on front pastedown.
Inscribed on front flyleaf: "London / England / 38 Ludgate Hill / Sir / with the postage of this / work, we are as near square / as possible / Yours truly / Thos. Hillard."
Physical description: xv, , 462 pages : illustrations, frontispiece (portrait), diagrams ; 23 cm.
Citations/References: A descriptive catalog of W. B. Yeats's library, Edward O'Shea. - New York ; London : Garland, 1985, page 286.
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YL 2151: From the Library of W. B. Yeats.
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|YL 2151||Manuscripts Reading Room Special Access||Yeats Library|