Johannes Kepler, De stella nova (1606), BT3.180.17(1)
“Gorgeously designed, with thread-sewn binding and French flaps, this book is printed on Mohawk Superfine paper and illustrated with images from the remarkable geometry and astronomy collections of New College Library.”

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Geometry and Astronomy in New College, Oxford
On the Quatercentenary of the Savilian Professorships 1619-2019


This book tells the dual history of astronomy and geometry from the late fourteenth century to the present day in New College, Oxford, and also of the professors over the past four hundred years who have led research and teaching in these mathematical disciplines within both the University and the College.


Edited by William Poole and Christopher Skelton-Foord  |  Designed by Colin Dunn

Oxford: New College Library & Archives, 2019
New College Library & Archives Publications no. 1

Illustrations, largely colour  |  235 x 170 mm  |  96 pages
ISBN 978-1-9160651-0-9

Price (including postage & packing): £11 (UK)  |  £14 (rest of Europe)  |  £17 (elsewhere)  |
£5  (New College students collect from College)

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Geometry and Astronomy in New College, Oxford (2019)

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