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