York Minster

(participating with a display)

Display dates:
25 June – 2 August 2018
(Monday-Friday, 9am – 5pm except Bank Holidays)
Location and access:
The Old Palace, Deans’ Park, York YO1 7JQ [google map]
The exhibition will be on the ground floor of the historic building. There are steps at the main entrance with alternate access for wheelchair users. Accessibility details can be found in a PDF downloadable from the site.

items on display

1. Euclidis Megarensis mathematici clarissimi Elementa geometrica, libris xv. Ad germanam geometriae intelligentiam e diuersis lapsibus temporis iniuria contractis restituta, adimpletis praeter maiorum spem, quae hactenus deerant, solidorum regularium conferentiis ac inscriptionibus. His accessit decimus sextus liber, de solidorum regularium sibi inuicem inscriptorum collationibus, tum etiam coeptum opusculum de compositis regularibus solidis plane peragendum; / authore Francisco Flussate Candalla.
Book By Euclid. (Parisiis : apud Iohannem Royerium typographum Regium 1566.)

I.E.1
477743
Archbishop Tobie Matthew collection 1628, presented by Mrs. Frances Matthew, 1629; ms. signature of Tobie Matthew.
Gold centre stamp on covers. On foredge ‘Euclid/10’.


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2. Posteriores libri IX. Accessit liber XVI. De Solidorum Regularium cuiuslibet intra quodlibet comparatione. Omnes perspicuis demonstrationibus, accuratisq; scholiis illustrati: nunc quarto editi, ac multarum rerum accessione post primam editionem locupletati. Auctore Christophoro Clavio.
Book By Euclid (Francofurti, ex off typ Nicolai Hoffmanni sumptibus Ionae Rhodii 1607.)

III.O.1
479249
‘F.F’ i.e Ferdinando Lord Fairfax, presented 1644-8.


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3. Elementi decimi Euclidis declaratio.Necnnon de solidis regularibus tractatus. / Authore Guilelmo Oughtredo.
Book By Oughtred, William, (Oxoniae, : excudebat Leon Lichfield veneunt apud Tho Robinson 1652.)

III.O.7(2)
479256
Fothergill Collection, 1737 [Marmaduke Fothergill, Yorkshire clergyman, scholar of Christian liturgy, non-juror, and collector of books]


All pictures are copyright of York Minster and cannot be copied or reproduced without the permission of the Chapter of York.
 

4. Elementa geometricae planae ac solidae. Quibus accedunt selecta ex Archimede theoremata. / Auctore Andrea Tacquet…
Book By Euclid. (Amstelaedami : apud Henricum Wetstenium 1683.)

III.O.15
479265
Fothergill collection, 1737.
 

5. Euclidis elementa geometrica novo ordine ac methodo fere demonstrata.
Book By Euclid (Londini, typis TR impensis J Martyn 1666.)

III.Q.20
479339
With ms. inscription on front flyleaf referring to Blount.
With additional engraved t.p.
Fothergill gift, 1737.
 

6. Euclidis Megarensis, philosophi & mathematici excellentissimi, sex libri priores, de geometricis principiis, Graeci & Latini, una cum demonstrationibus propositiorum … algebrae porro regulae … praemissae sunt, eaedemq; demonstratae. / authore Ioanne Schevbelio …
Book By Euclid. (Basileae : per Ioannem Heruagium [1550].)

XXVI.A.1
500015
Inscriptions of ‘Thomas Sanderston’, ‘Anderstoun’, John Tirbecke’ (?).
Marginalia notes.


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about

York Minster library is the largest cathedral library in the country, with just over 90,000 volumes. It holds the historic printed collections of the Chapter of York dating back to the 1470s, as well as being a modern reference and lending library.
The books cover a wide range of subjects including local history, early York printing, Civil War tracts, theology through the ages, church history and architecture. Modern books include theology and the history of the Minster and the city. You can search our online catalogue via the University of York or via Copac, a website which contains the holdings of the UK’s national libraries.

Webpage: https://yorkminster.org/discover/collections-archive-library/
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