Interleaved copies of works by Apollonius Pergaeus with marginal notes by Edward Bernard

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Interleaved copies of Apollonius Pergaeus, Conicorum libri quattuor (Bologna, 1566) and Conicorum libri V, VI et VII (Florence, 1661), with marginal notes in Latin and collations from Greek and Arabic versions by Edward Bernard, c. 1670.

Administrative / Biographical History

Dr Edward Bernard was born 2 May 1638. He was educated at Merchant Taylors' School and St. John's College, Oxford (matriculated 25 July 1655), of which College he became a Fellow in 1658. He was Savilian Professor of Astronomy, 1673-91. He died on 12 Jan. 1697. Further details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Conditions Governing Access

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see http://www.bodley.ox.ac.uk).

Acquisition Information

Among Bernard's books bought in 1698 (see introductory note to SC 8717-886); transferred from the Department of Printed Books, 1945 (formerly shelfmarked A1. 26-27 Art., Arch. C. 112-3, Arch. D. 74-5, Arch. D. 15-16, and Arch. Bodl. D. b. 3-4).

Note

Collection level description created by Susan Thomas, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other Finding Aids

M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. II, nos. 47911-12.

Related Material

See the Bernard Collection (MSS. Auct. D. 1. 14, D. 4. 24, E. 1. 8, E. 4. 7, E. 4. 17, E. 4. 19-21, F. 1. 16, F. 1. 18, F. 2. 1-6, F. 2. 8-9, F. 2. 11-12, F. 2. 15, F. 2. 17, F. 2. 28, F. 3. 1, F. 3. 19-22, F. 4. 2, F. 4. 10-11, F. 4. 14, F. 4. 18-31, F. 4. 34, F. 5. 1-3, F. 5. 22, F. 6. 7-9, F. 6. 16-21, F. Infr. 1. 7-11, F. Infr. 2. 1-2; Bodl. 37-8, 171, 224, 232, 308-9, 615, 635, 886, 896; Bodl. Rolls 12; Eng. misc. f. 1, f. 3-5, g. 1; Gr. class. e. 1-2, f. 1; Lat. misc. b. 1, c. 1, d. 1-3, e. 1-15, f. 1-2, f. 6-11, g. 1; Lat. th. e. 1, f. 1; Marsh 4; Russ. e. 1).