Opera posthuma [Opuscula astronomica]; viz. Astronomia Kepleriana, defensa & promota. Excerpta ex epistolis ad Crabtraeum suum. Observationum coelestium catalogus. Lunae theoria nova. Accedunt Guilielmi Crabtraei, Mancestriensis, Observationes coelestes. In calce adjiciuntur Johannis Flamstedii, Derbiencis, De Temporis Aequatione Diatriba. Numeri ad lunae theoriam horroccianam.
London: W. Godbid for J. Martyn, 1672-73. First edition, very rare, of the principal published source of the short-lived “pride and boast of British astronomy,” as he was later described by Sir John Herschel. The works published here posthumously, edited by John Wallis, constitute almost all of Horrocks’ writings that..... More