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[Ferdinand Verbiest:] 欽定新歷測驗紀畧 [Qīndìng xīn lì cèyàn jì lüè]. ([Beijing : s.n.], Kangxi 8 nian [1668/9])

Ferdinand Verbiest: Compendium Latinum proponens XII posteriores figuras Libri obseruationum nec non priores VII figuras Libri organici ([Beijing : s.n., between 1671-1674])

  • Digitized:
    > gallica  [including plates]
    > HATHI Trust (original from The Getty Research Institute) [plates missing]
    > Internet Archive (Boo contributor & digitizing sponsor Getty Research Institute) [plates missing]
  • The Compendium Latinum is an explanation of the main figures of the Qinding xinli ceyuan jilüe 欽定新曆測驗紀略 and the Xin zhi yi xiang tu 新製儀象圖. Liber organicus Astronomię Europęę apud Sinas Restitutę

[Nán Huáirén 南懷仁 (i.e. Ferdinand Verbiest):] 新 製儀象圖 [Xīn zhì yí xiàng tú] Liber organicus Astronomię Europęę apud Sinas Restitutę sub Imperatore Sino-Tartarico Cām-Hȳ appellato Auctore P. Ferdinando Verbiest Flandro-Belga Brugensi E Societate Jesu Academię Astronomicę In Regia Pekinensi Pręfecto Anno Salutis MDCLXVII ([s.l.] [s.d.])

  • Digitized:
    > gallica (Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des manuscrits, Chinois 4918)
    > Österreichische Nationalbibliothek (shelfmark: Sin 5-D.1; bound together with Verbiest’s Compendium Latinum)
    > Bayerische Staatsbibliothek (URN: urn:nbn:de:bvb:12-bsb00014963-0, shelfmark: BSB Cod. sin 24)
  • Bibliographic reference: BS 1451
  • Entry in Wiener China-Bibliographie

[Ferdinand Verbiest:] Typus eclipsis lunae, anno Christi 1671, imperatoris Cam Hy decimo, die XVto lunaeiiae, id est, die XXVto Martii, ad meridianum Pekinensem. ([Beijing] : [Neifu], 1671)

Verbiest, Astronomiae Europaea (Dilingae: Bencard 1687)

[Ferdinand Verbiest:] 康熙八年四月初一日癸亥朔日食圖 [Kāngxī bā nián sì yuèchū yī rì guǐ hài shuòrì shí tú]  Typus eclipsis solis anno Christi 1669, Imperatoris Cam Hy octauo, die primo lunæ 4æ, id est, die 29mo Aprilis, ad Meridianum Pekinensem; nec non imago adumbrata diuersorum digitorum in singulis Imperij Sinensis Provincijs observatorum. ([Peking] 1669])

  • Bibliographic reference: BS 1452
  • Entry in Wiener China-Bibliographie

See: Noël Golvers: Ferdinand Verbiest, S.J. (1623-1688) and the Chinese heaven: the composition of the astronomical corpus, its diffusion and reception in the European republic of letters (Louvain Chinese studies 12, Leuven: Leuven University Press 2003)

 

 

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