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A Selected Bibliography - Historiographic  -  Robert A Hatch  -  University of Florida

Bibliographic Guides, Basic Sources, Journals

Annual critical bibliography on the history of science, published in each volume of Isis. 

Archive for History of Exact Sciences. Berlin: 1960. ff. 

Astonomischer Jahresbericht. Band: 1899-1957. 1-57. 

The Astrophysical Journal. Chicago: 1895. 

Baranowski, Henryk. Bibliografia Koernikowska. 1509-1955. (Warszawa: Panstwowe Wydawniotwo Naukowe, 1958). 

Bigourdan, G. Invertaire General et Sommaire des Manuscrits de la bibliotheque de l'Observatoire de Paris, in Annales de l'Observatoire de Paris, Paris, 1895. Fl-60. 

A Biographical Dictionary of Scientists. Ed. T.I. Williams. London: 1969. 

Carmody, F.J. Arabic Astronomical and Astrological Sciences in Latin Translation. Berkeley: 1956. 

Centaurus. International Magazine of the History of Mathematics, Science, and Technology. Copenhagen: 1950. ff. 

Cotte, L. Table Alphabetique des Matieres Traitees dan les Ouvrages qui composent la Bibliographie astronomique de M. de La Lande

Dictionary of Scientific Biography. Ed. C.C. Gillispie. New York: 1970. 

Duhem, P. Le Systeme du Monde. 10 vols. 

Hellman, C. Doris. 'A Bibliography of Tracts and Treatises on the Comet of 1577.' Isis XXII (1934): 41-68. 

Houzeau, Hean Charles and Lancaster, Albert. Bibliographie generale de l'astronomie. 2 volumes in 3. Bruxelles: 1882-89. 

Houzeau, Jean Charles. Vademecum de l'astronome. Bruxelles: F. Hayez, 1882. 1144. [A classified list of 3447 references followed by 1. Table bibliographique, by author, of works and memoirs, and 2. Table alphabetique of chapters, paragraphs, and articles. 

International Catalogue of Scientific Literature 1901-1914, Section E: Astronomy. 

Isis Cumulative Bibliography, A Bibliography of the History of Science formed from Isis Critical Bibliographies. Ed. Magda Whitrow. London: 1972. 1-90; et seq. 

Isis. 'Revue internationale d'histoire des sciences.' Bruxelles, later Cabridge, Mass.: 1913. 

Journal for the History of Astronomy. Science History Publications, Cambridge, Eng.: 1970. 

Journal of the British Astronomical Association. Ed. Colin A. Ronan. London. 

Kemp, D.A. Astronomy & Astrophysics: A Bibliographical Guide. MacDonald Bibliographical Guides Service: 1970. 

La Lande. Jerome de Bibliographie Astronomique: avec l'histoire de l'Astronomie depuis 1781 jusqu'a 1802. Paris: de l'imprimerie de la Republique, an XI-1803. 

Loria, Gino. Ouida allo studio della storia delle matematiche. 2d ed. Milano: 1946. 385. [Bibliographies on biographical materials, list of astron., list of Universities, etc.] 

Maty, Paul Henry. A General Index to the Philosophical Transactions from the first to the end of the seventieth volume. London: 1787. 801. 

Mitteilungen zur Geschichte der Medizin und der Naturwissenschaften Band I-XXX (1902-1931). Name changed to Mitteilungen zur Geschichte der Nedizin, der Naturwissenschaften, und derr Technik. Band XXXI-XL (1932-1941) [Contains reviews of works on the history of science.] 

Needham, J. Science and Civilisation in China. London: 1954. 

The Observatory (Royal Greenwich Observatory). London: 1877. 

Occasional Notes of the Royal Astronomical Society

Pingree, David. Sanskrit Astronomical Tables in the United States. Volume 58, part 3. Transactions Services: 1868. 

Popular Astronomy

Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific

Quarterly Journal of the Royal Astronomical Society

Revue des Questions Scientifiques, Tables Analytique 1877-1901, 1902-21, 1922-36. [Indexes to the Revue.] 

Revue d'histoire des sciences. Paris: 1947. 

Riccardi, Pietro (ed.). Biblioteca Matematica Italiana dalla origine della stampa ai prima anne del secolo XIX. 2 volumes. Milano: 1952. ['Astronomia' subject index volume II. 166-226. 

Russo, F. Histoire des Sciences et des Techniques Bibliographie. Hermann & C. Paris: 1954. 

Sarton, George. A Guide to the History of Science. Waltham Mass: Botanica Co., 1952. 316. 

-----. Introduction to the history of science. Vols. 1-3. Baltimore/Washington: 1927-47. 

-----. The Study of the History of Mathematics. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard UP, 1936. 103. [Bibliographical comments] 

Singer, C., Holmyard, E.J. and Hall, A.R. (ed.). A History of Technology. Vols. 1-5. Oxford, 1954-1958. 

Sky and Telescope

Stahlman, William D. and Own Gingerich. Solar and Planetary Longitudes: For the Years -2500 to +2000 by 10 day Intervals. Madison, WI: 1963. 

Thorndike, Lynn. A History of Magic and Experimental Science. 8 vols. New York: 1923-1958. 

----- and P. Kibre. A catalogue of incipits of mediaeval scientific writings in latin, revised ed. London: Mediaeval Academy of America Publ. No. 20, 1963. 

Tuckerman, B. Planetary, Lunar, and Solar Positions, A.D. 2 to A.D. 1649 at Five-day and Ten-day Intervals. Philadelphia: American Philosophical Society, Memoirs, vol. 59, 1964. 

Vistas in Astronomy. Ed. Arthur Beer et al. London and New York: 1955. 

Watt, Robert. Bibliotheca Britannica or A General Index to British and Foreign Literature. 4 vols. Edinburgh: 1824. [Author and subject index.] 

Zinner, Ernst. Ver Zeichnis der Astronomischen Handschriften des deutschen Kulturgebietes. München: C.H. Beck, 1925. [Facsim. reprod. of MS copy list of 12,500 MS. of middle ages and Renaissance.] 

-----. Geschichte und Bibliographie der astronomischen Literatur in Deutschland zur Zeit der Renaissance. Elipzig: Hiersemann, 1941. 452. [Bibl. 1448-1630, for Germany and Austria. 5236 entries.] 



Primary Materials, Correspondence & Opera omnia 

Bacon, Francis. The Works of Francis Bacon. Ed. James Spedding, Robert Leslie Ellis, and Douglas Denon Heath. 15 vols. Boston: 1860-64. 

Baily, Francis. An Account of the Reverend John Flamsteed, the First Astronomer - Royal. Compiled from his own manuscripts and other authentic documents never before published to which is added his British Catalogue of Stars, corrected and enlarged. London: Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty, 1835. 

-----. 'The Catalogues of Ptolemy, Ulugh Beigh, Tycho Brahe, Halley, and Heveluis. Deduced from the best authorities with various notes and corrections and a preface to each catalogue. Added is the synonym of each star, in the catalogues of Flamsteed or Lacaille, as far as the same can be ascertained.' Memoirs of the Astronomical Society of London XIII (1843). 

Beeckman, Isaac. Journal tenu par Isaac Beeckman de 1604-1634. Puclia avec une introduction et des notes par C. de Waard. 3 vols. La Haye: 1939, 1942, 1945. 

Brahe, Tycho. Tychonis Brahe Dani Opera Omnia. Ed. J.L.E. Dreyer. 15 vols. Hauniae: 1913-29. 

-----. Brahe's Description of His Instruments and Scientific Work as Given in His Astronomiae Instauratae Mechanica. Trans. and ed. by Hans Raeder, Elis Strömgren, and Bengt Strömgren. Copenhagen: 1946. 

Cassini, Jean D. Oeuvres diverses. Paris: 1730. 

Clavius, Christopher. (S.J.) Opera Mathematica. 5 vols. Manguntiae: 1612. 

Charleton, Walter. Physiologia Epicuro-Gassendo-Charltoniana. (London: 1654.) Ed. Robert H. Kargon. New York: 1966. 

Copernicus, Nicolaus. On the Revolutions of the Heavenly Spheres. Trans C.G. Wallis (Great Books of the Western World, vol. 16). Chicago: 1952. 

-----. 'De revolutionibus orbium coelestium. Preface and Book I.' Tr. John F. Dobson and Selig brodetsky. Occasional Notes of the Royal Astronomical Society. Vol. II, No. 10. London: 1947. 

Correspondence of Scientific Men of the Seventeenth Century. Ed. Stephen Joran Rigaud. 2 vols. Oxford: 1851. 

Descartes, Rene. Discourse on Method, Optics, Geometry, and Meteorology. Trans. Paul J. Olscamp. Indianapolis: 1965. 

-----. Correspondence. Ed. Charles Adam and G. Milhaud. 8 vols. Paris: 1936-63. 

-----. Oeuvres de Descartes. Publiees par Charles Adam et Paul Tannery. 12 vols. Paris 1897-1913. 

-----. Treatise of Man. Ed. and trans. Thomas S. Hall. Cambridge, Mass.: 1972 

Drake, Stillman, and Charles D. O'Malley, eds. and tr. The Controversy on the Comets of 1618. Philadelphia: 1960. 

Fabroni, A. ed. Lettre inedite d'uomini illustri. 2 vols. Florence: 1773 and 1775. 

Fermat, Pierre de. Oeuvres de Fermat. Ed. P. Tannery et Ch. Henry. 4 vols. Paris: 1891-1912. 

Galilei, Galileo. Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems. Trans. Stillman, Drake. 2nd ed. Berkeley: 1967. 

-----. Dialogue on the Great World Systems. Ed. Giorgio de Santillana. Chicago: Chicago UP, 1953. 

-----. Discourse on Bodies in Water

------. Discoveries and Opinions of Galileo. Ed. S. Drake. Garden City, NY: 1957. 

-----. On Motion and On Mechanics. Trans. I.E. Dabkin and Stillman Drake. Madison, WI: 1960. 

-----. Le opere di Galileo Galilei. Edizione nazionale. 20 vols. Florence: 1890-1909. 

-----. The New Sciences. Trans. Stillman Drake. Madison, WI: 1974. 

Gassendi, Pierre. Opera Omnia. 6 vols. Lugduni: Sumptibus L. Anisson et J.B. Devenet, 1658. 

-----. The Selected Works of Pierre Gassendi. Trans. Craig B. Brush. New York: 1972. 

Gilbert, William. De magnete. Trans. Fleury Mottelay. New York: 1893. 

Hall, A. and Marie Boas Hall. Unpublished Papers of Issac Newton. Cambridge, Eng.: 1962. 

Hall, Marie Boas (ed.). Nature and Nature's Laws: Documents of the Scientific Revolution. New York: 1970. 

Halley, Edmond. Correspondence and papers of Edmond Halley, preceded by an unpublished memoir of his life by one of his contemporaries and the 'eloge' by D'Ortous de Mairan. Arranged and edited by Eugene Fairfield MacPike. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1932. 

Newton, Isaac. The Correspondence of Isaac Newton. Ed. H.W. Turnbull and J.F. Scott. London: 1959. 

-----. Isaac Newton's Papers and Letters on Natural Philosophy. Ed. I.B. Cohen. Cambridge, Mass.: 1958. 

------. The Mathematical Papers of Isaac Newton. Ed. D.T. Whiteside. London: 1967. 

----- Newton's Philosophy of Nature. Ed. H.S. Thayer. New York: 1953. 

----- Opticks. 4th ed. London: 1730. Reprint New York: 1952. 

-----. Principia Mathematica. Trans. Motte-Cajori. Berkeley: 1934. 

-----. Unpublished scientific papers of Isaac Newton. Ed. and trans. A.R. and M.B. Hall. London: 1962. 

Oldenburg, Henry. The Correspondence of Henry Oldenburg. Ed. and trans. A. Rupert and Marie Boas Hall. Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press, 1965-73; London (Mansell), Vol. 10, et seq, Mansell, Taylor & Francis. 

Pascal, Blaise. Pensees et opuscules. Ed. L. Brunschvicg. Paris: no date. 

-----. Oeuvres completes. Ed. L. Brunschvicg et al. 14 vols. Paris: 1904-14. 

-----. The Physical Treatises of Pascal. The equilibrium of liquids and the weight of the mass of the air. Trans. I.H.B. and A.G.H. Spiers with introduction and notes by Frederick Barry. New York: Columbia UP (Records of Civilization, No. 28). 

Philosophical Transactions. Henry Oldenburg. London and Oxford: 1665-77. 

Pingre, Alexandra Guy. Annales Celestes du Dix-Septieme Siecle. Paris: 1901. 

G.B. Riccioli. Almagestum novum. Bologna: 1651. 

Rigaud, S.P. Correspondence of scientific men of the seventeenth century including letters of Barrow, Flamsteed, Wallis and Newton. Printed from the originals in the collection of the Right Honourable the Earl of Macclsfield. 2 vols. Oxford UP. 

-----. Miscellaneous works and correspondence of the Rev. James Bradley, D.D.F.R.S., Astronomer royal. Oxford UP, 1832. 

de Roberval, G.P. Aristarchus Samius. Paris: 1644. 

Roller, Duane. The De Magnete of William Gilbert. Amsterdam: 1959. 

Rosen, Edward. Three Copernican Treatises. 3rd ed. New York: 1971. 

Spinoza, Baruch. The Correspondence of Spinoza. Ed. and trans. with introduction and annotations by A. Wolf. London: George Allen & Unwin. 

Sylloges Epistolarum...a viris illustribus scriptarum. Ed. Pieter Burman. 5 vols. 1724; 5 vols. 1727. 

Torricelli Evangelista. De Motu Gravium naturaliter descendentium et Projectorum Libri duo. Opera Geometrica. Florentiae 1644. 

Whatton, A.B. & Horrocks, J. Transit of Venus Across the Sun, a Translation of the Celebrated Discourse Thereupon to Which is Prefixed a Memoir of His Life & Labours. 1973. Repr. of 1859 ed. 

General Histories of Astronomy 

Abetti, G. The History of Astronomy. London: 1954. 

Allen, Don C. The Star-Crossed Renaissance: The Quarrel About Astrology And Its Influence in England. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 1941. 

Andre, Charles L.F., Rayet, Georges and Angot, A. L'Astronomie pratique et les observations en Europe et en Amerique depuis le milieu du XVIIe siecle jusqu'a nos jours. 5 vols. Paris: 1874-81. 

Berry, Arthur, MA. A Short History of Astronomy From Earliest Times Through the Nineteenth Century, 1898. Dover Ed. 1961. 

Bigourdan, G. Histoire de L'Astronomie D'Observation et des Observatoires en France. Paris: 1918. 

Boquet, Felix. Histoire de l'Astronomie. Paris: Payot, 1925. 

Cantor, Moritz. Vorlesungen uber geschichte der Mathematik. 4 vols. 4th ed. Leipzig: Teubner, 1922. 

Delalande, J.J. Astronomie. 4 vols. Paris: 1771-1781. 

Delambre, J.B. Histoire de l'Astronomie Ancienne. 2 vols. 

-----. Histoire de l'Astronomie du Moyen Age

-----. Histoire de l'Astronomie Moderne. 2 vols. Paris: V. Courcier, 1821. 

Doig, P. A Concise History of Astronomy. London, 1950. 

Doublet, Edouard L. Histoire de l'Astronomie. Paris: 1922. 

Dreyer, John L.E. A History of Astronomy from Thales to Kepler. Rev. William H. Stahl. 2nd ed. New York: Dover, 1953. 

Duhem, Pierre. To Save the Phenomena. Trans. E. Dolland and C. Maschler. Chicago: 1969. 

Esteve, Pierre. Histoire generale et particuliere de l'astronomie. 3 vols. Paris: 1755. 

Frischauf, Johannes. Grundise der theoretischen Astronomie und der Geschichte der Planeten theorien. 3rd edition. Leipzig: W. Engelmann, 1922. 

Grant, Robert. History of Physical Astronomy from the Earliest Ages to the Middle of the Nineteenth Century. London: H. Boh, 1852. 

Gregory, David. The Elements os Astronomy Physical and Geometrical. 2 vols. London: J. Nicholson, 1715. 

Hanson, Norwood Russell. Constellations and Conjectures. Ed. Willard C. Humphreys, Jr., Dordrecht, Holland and Boston, 1973. 

Hoefer, Ferdinand. Histoire de l'Astronomie. Paris: 1873. 

Johnson, Francis R. Astronomical Thought in Renaissance England. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Press, 1937. 

King, Henry C. The Background of Astronomy. London: Watts, 1957. 

Kuhn, Thomas S. The Copernican Revolution. New York: 1959. 

Ludendorff, H. Zur Geschichte der Astronomie im siebzehnten Jahrhundert. (Sitz. Berichte d. Preuss. Akademie d. Wiss. Phys. - Math. - Klasse, XXII). Berlin: 1937. 

Mädler, Johann Heinrich. Geschichte der Himmelskunde von der ältesten bis auf die neueste Zeit. 2 vols. Braunschweig: G. Westermann, 1873. 

Marie, Maximilien. Histoire des sciences mathematiques et physiques. 12 vols. Paris: Gauthier-Villars, 1883-87. 

Montucla, Jean F. Histoire des Mathematiques, etc. Nouvelle edition, considerablament augmentee. 4 vols. Paris: Henri Agasse, An VII-X (1799-1802). 

Munitz, Milton K. (ed.). Theories of the Universe: From Babylonian Myth to Modern Science. New York: Free Press, 1957. 

Pannekoek, A. A History of Astronomy. London: 1961. 

Pederson, O., and M. Pihl. Early Physics and Astronomy

Playfair, John. 'Dissertation: exhibiting a general view of the progress of mathematical and physical science, since the revival of letters in Europe.' The Works of John Playfair, Esq. Vol. II. Edinburgh: 1822. 

Shapley, H., and Howarth. A Source Book in Astronomy. McGraw Hill, 1929. 

Valentiner, W. (ed.). Handwörterbuch der Astronomie. 3 vols. (Encyklopaedie der Naturwissenschafter, III Abtheilung, II Theil) Breslau: Eduard Trewendt, 1897. 

Whewell, William. History of the Inductive Sciences From the Earliest to the Present Times. 3 vols. 

Wolf, Rudolf. Geschichte der Astronomie. 1877. Johnson Repr. 

-----. Handbuch der Astronomie, ihrer Geschichte und Litteratur. 2 vols. Zürich: F. Schulthess, 1980. 

Zinner, Ernst. Astronomie. Geschichte ihrer probleme. Freiberg: Karl Alber, 1951. 

-----. Die Geschichte der Sternkunde. Berlin: 1931. 
 

Individual Astronomers 

Abetti, G. 'Galileo, the Astronomer.' Popular Astronomy, 59 (1951): 138-43. 

Africa, T.W. 'Copernicus' Relation to Aristarchus and Pythagoras.' Isis, 52 (1961): 403-09. 

Aiton, E.J. 'The Cartesian Theory of Gravity.' Annals of Science 15 (1959): 27-50. 

-----. 'The Celestial Mechanics of Leibniz.' Annals of Science 16 (1960): 65-82. 

-----. 'The Celestial Mechanics of Leibniz: A New Interpretation.' Annals of Science 20 (1964): III-23. 

-----. 'The Celestial Mechanics of Leibniz in the Light of Newtonian Criticism.' Annals of Science 18 (1962): 31-41. 

-----.. 'Descartes' Theory of the Tides.' Annals of Science 11 (1955): 337. 

-----. 'Galileo and the Theory of the Tides.' Isis 56 (1965): 56. 

-----. 'Galileo's Theory of the Tides.' Annals of Science 10 (1954): 44. 

-----. 'An Imaginary Error in the Celestial Mechanics of Leibniz.' Annals of Science 21 (1965): 169-73. 

-----. 'Kepler's Second Law of Planetary Motion.' Isis 60 (1969): 75. 

-----. 'Newton's Aether-Stream Sypothesis and the Inverse Square Law of Gravitation.' Annals of Science 25 (1969): 255. 

-----. 'On Galileo and the Earth-Moon System.' Isis 60 (1969): 265. 

Alexander, H.G. The Leibniz-Clarke Correspondence. Manchester: 1956. 

Allix, G. Pascal et le Systeme de Copernic. Bulletin de l'Academie Delphinale XVIII (1904). 

Andrieux, Louis. Pierre Gassendi. Paris: 1927. 

Antoniade, E.M. 'Le troisieme centenaire de Dominique Cassini (1625-1712).' L'Astronomie XXXIV (1925): 417-434. 

Armitage, A. 'The Astronomical Work of Nicolas-Louis Lacaille.' Annals of Science 12 (1956): 163. 

-----. 'Borell's Hypothesis and the Rise of Celestial Mechanics.' Annals of Science 6 (1950): 268. 

-----. Copernicus, the Founder of Modern Astronomy. New York and London: T. Yoseloff, 1957. 

-----. Edmond Halley. London and Edinburgh: T. Nelson, 1966. 

-----. 'Halley's Astronomical Heritage.' Edmond Halley, 1656-1742: Papers to Commemorate the Tercentenary of His Birth. Ed. Colin A. Ronan. Hounslow West: British Astronomical Association, 1956. 9-15. 

-----. John Kepler. Faber and Faber, 1966. 

-----. 'Mater Georg Dörffel and the rise of Cometary Astronomy.' Annals of Science VII (1951): 303-15. 

-----. 'Robert Hooke as an Astronomer.' Popular Astronomy LIX (1951): 287-299. 

Auger, Leon. Un Savant Meconnu: Giles Personne de Roberval. (1602-1675). Paris: 1962. 

Baily, Francis. 'Some Particulars Relative to the Life and Writings of the Late Mr. Flamsteed, Never Yet Published.' Monthly Notices of the Astronomical Society of London III (1833-36): 4-11. 

------. 'Some Account of the Astronomical Observations made by Dr. Halley at the Royal Observatory of Greenwich.' Memoirs of the Astronomical Society of London VIII (1835): 169-190. 

-----. 'A Catalogue of Upwards of 500 Stars Observed by Flamsteed, but not Inserted in the British Catalogue; Together with Some Remarks on Flamsteed's Observations.' Memoirs of the Astronomical Society of London IV (1831): 129-164. 

Barton, Samuel, G. 'Durer and Early Star Maps.' Sky and Telescope 71 (1947): 6-8; 72 (1947): 12-13. 

Baumgardt, C. Johannes Kepler: Life and Letters. London: 1952. 

Bell, A.E. Christian Huygens and the Development of Science in the Seventeenth Century. London: 1947. 

Birkenmajer, L.A. Mikolaj Kpernik. Cracow: 1900. 

Bernier, F. Abrege de la Philosophie de Gassendi. Paris: 1675. 

Blackwell, Richard J. 'Descartes' Laws of Motion.' Isis 57 (1966): 220-34. 

Boas, M. and Hall, A.R. 'Newton's Mechanical Principles.' JHI 20 (1959): 167-178. 

-----. 'Tycho Brahe's System of the World.' Occasional Notes of the Royal Astronomical Society III (1959): 253-263. 

Brewster, David. Memoirs of the Life, Writings, and Discoveries of Sir Isaac Newton. 2 vols. Edinburgh: 1855. 

Brown, Lloyd Arnold. Jean Domenique Cassini and His World Map of 1696. Ann Arbor: U of Michigan P, 1941. 

Bullard, Sir Edward. 'Edmond Halley (1656-1741).' Endeavors XV (1956): 189-199. 

Burstyn, H.L. 'Galileo's Attempt to Prove that the Earth Moves.' Isis 53 (1962): 161. 

Busacchi, Vincenzo. 'L'Astronomo G.D. Cassini (1625-1712).' Revista di Stona delle Scienz XXXI (1940): 65-83. 

Cahen-Salvador, G. Ungrand Humaniste Peiresc, 1580-1637. Paris: Albin Michel, 1951. 

Caspar, M. Johannes Kepler. Stuttgart: 1950. 

-----. Kepler. Trans. C. Doris Hellman. London: 1959. 

Chapin, Seymour, L. 'The Astronomical Activities of Nicolas Claude Fabri de Peiresc.' Isis XLVIII (1957): 13-29. 

Clark, Joseph T. 'Pierre Gassendi and the Physics of Galileo.' Isis 54 (1963): 352-70. 

Clarke, Frances Marguerite. 'New Light on Robert Racorde.' Isis VIII (1926): 50-70. 

Clavelin, Maurice. La Philosophie Naturelle de Galilee. Paris: 1968. 

Cohen, I.B. 'Leibniz on Elliptical Orbits.' Journal of the History of Medicine 17 (1962): 72. 

-----. Newton and the Leibniz-Clarke Correspondence. Archs. Int. Hist. Sci. 15 (1962): 52-126. 

-----. 'Newton's Attribution of the First Two Laws of Motion to Galileo.' Gruppa Italiana di Storia Scienza. Firenze-Pisa: 1964. 

-----. 'Romer and the First Determination of the Speed of Light.' Isis 31 (1940): 327-379. 

Costabel, Pierre. Leibniz and Dynamics. London: 1974. 

-----, et al. L'Oeuvre Scientifique de Pascal

Delorme, S., et al. Fontenelle: sa vie et son oeuvre. Paris: 1961. 

de Santillana, Giorgio. The Crime of Galileo. Chicago: 1955. 

Dijksterjuis, E.J. 'Christiaan Huygens.' Centaurus 2 (1951-3): 265-82. 

Dingle, H. 'Nicolaus Copernicus, 1473-1573.' Endeavour II (1943): 136-141. 

Drake. Galileo Studies. Ann Arbor: 1970. 

Dreyer, John L.E. Tycho Brahe: A Picture of Scientific Life and Work in the Sixteenth Century. New York: Dover, 1963. 

`Espinasse, Margaret. Robert Hooke

Ferguson, J. Astronomy Explained Upon Sir Isaac Newton's Principles...An account of Mr. Horrox's observation of the transit of Venus in the Year 1639. First American edition. Philadelphia: 1806. 

French, Peter J. John Dee: The World of an Elizabethan Magus. London: 1972. 

Fulton, John F. A Bibliography of the Honourable Robert Boyle, Fellow of the Royal Society. Oxford Bibliog. Soc. Proc. and Papers 3 (1932): 1-172, 339-365. 

Gade, John Allyne. The Life and Times of Tycho Brahe. Princeton: 1947. 

Gagnebin. 'De la Cause de la Pesanteur: Memoire de Nicolas Fatio de Duillier.' Notes and Records of the Royal Society 6 (1949): 105. 

Geymonat, L. Galileo Galilei, a Biography and Enquiry into Hist Philosophy of Science. Trans. S. Drake. New York: 1965. 

Gibson, R.W. Francis Bacon: a Bibliography of His Works and of Baconiana to the Year 1750. Oxford: Scrivener Press, 1950. 

Goldbeck, Ernst. Kepler's Lehre von der Gravitation: Ein Beitrag zur Geschichte der Mechanischen Weltanschauunt. Halle a/d Saale: M. Niemeyer, 1896. 

Golino, Carlo (ed.). Galileo Reappraised. Berkeley: 1966. 

Haden, James. 'Copernicus and the History of Science.' Review of Metaphysics XIII (1959): 79-108. 

Hall, A.R. 'Newton on the Calculation of Central Forces.' Annals of Science 13 (1957). 

-----. 'Sir Isaac Newton's Note-book, 1661-1665.' Cambridge History Journal 9 (1948): 239-250. 

Hall, Marie. Robert Boyle on Natural Philosophy. Cambridge: 1958. 

Hanson, N.R. 'Contra-Equivalence: A Defense of the Originality of Copernicus.' Isis 55 (1965): 308-25. 

Hartner, Willy. 'Galileo's Contribution to Astronomy.' Galileo, Man of Science. Ed. Ernan McMullin. London and New York: 1967, 178-194. 

Henry, Charles. Huygens et Roberval. Leyde: 1879. 

Holton, G. 'Johannes Kepler's Universe: Its Physics and Metaphysics.' Am. Journ of Physics 24 (1956): 340-51. 

Humbert, Pierre. Un Amateur: Peiresc. 1580-1637. Paris: Desclee de Brouwer, 1933. 

-----. 'Correspondences Astronomiques.' Revue de Questions Scientifiques VI (1939): 62-63. 

-----. 'Joseph Gaultier de la Valette, Astronome Provencal (1564-1647).' Revue d'Histoire des Sciences I (1948): 314-22. 

-----. 'Mersenne et les astronomes de son Temps.' Revue d'Histoire des Sciences et de Leurs Applications (1948): 29-32. 

Ionides, S.A. '`Caesars' Astronomy' (Astronomicum Caesareum) by Peter Apian, Ingolstadt 1540.' Osiris I (1936): 356-89. 

James, M.R. Lists of Manuscripts formerly owned by Dr. John Dee (Bibliographical Society Transactions Sup. i) Oxford: 1921. 

Johnson, Francis R. 'The Influence of Thomas Digges on the Progress of Modern Astronomy in Sixteenth Century England.' Osiris I (1936): 390-410. 

-----. 'Thomas Digges, the Copernican System, and the Idea of the Infinity of the Universe in 1576.' The Huntington Library Bulletin 5 (Apr. 1934): 69-117. 

Jones, Sir Harold Spencer. 'Tercentenary of John Flamsteed (1646-1719.' Nature CLVIII (1946): 290-92. 

Jourdain, Philip E. B. 'Robert Hooke as a Precursor of Newton.' The Monist 23 (1913): 353-84. 

Kaplon, Morton F. (ed.). Homage to Galileo. Cambridge Mass.: 1965. 

Koestler, Arthur. The Watershed: A Biography of Johannes Kepler. Garden City, NY: 1960. 

Koyré. Etudes Galileennes. Paris: 1939. 

-----. 'Galileo and the Scientific Revolution of the Seventeenth Century.' Philos. Rev. 52 (1943): 333--348. 

-----. 'La Mécanique Celeste de J.A. Borelli.' Revue d'histoire des Sciences V (1952): 101-38. 

-----. Newtonian Studies. Cambridge, Mass.: 1965. 

-----. 'Nicholas Copernicus.' Quarterly Bulletin Polish Institute of Arts and Sciences in America (1943)): 1-26. 

Leavenworth, Isabel. The Physics of Pascal. New York: 1930. 

Lenoble, Robert. Mersenne, ou la Naissance du Mecanisme. Paris: 1943. 

MacPike, Eugene Fairfield. Dr. Edmond Halley (1656-1742). A bibliographical guide to his life and work. London: Taylor and Francis, 1939. 

-----. Hevelius, Flamsteed and Halley: Three Contemporary Astronomers and their Mutual Relations. London: Taylor and Francis, 1937. 

Mahoney, Michael S. The Mathematical Career of Pierre de Fermat (1601)-1665). Princeton: 1937. 

Manuel, Frank. A Protrait of Isaac Newton. Cambridge, Mass.: 1968. 

Marsak, L.M. 'Cartesianism in Fontenelle and French Science 1686-1752.' Isis 50 (1959): 51. 

McColley, Grant. 'The Ross-Wilkins controversy.' Annals of Science III (1938): 153-89. 

-----. 'An Early Friend of the Copernican Theory: Gemma Frisius.' Isis XXVI (1937): 322-325. 

-----. 'Nicolas Reymers and the Fourth System of the World.' Popular Astronomy XLVI (1938): 25-31. 

McGuire, J.E. and P.M. Rattansi. 'Newton and the `Pipes of Pan.'' Notes and Records of the Royal Society of London XXI (1966): 108-143. 

McMullin, Ernan (ed.). Galileo: Man of Science. New York: 1967. 

Michel, Paul Henri. The Cosmology of Giordano Bruno. Trans R.E.W. Maddison. Paris: 1973. 

Milhaud, Gaston. Descartes Savant. Paris: 1931. 

Montenani. 'La Carte de la Lune de Montanari (1662).' Ciel et Terre XLVI (1930): 263; XLVII (1931): 25-27, 76-83, 107-09. 

Moody, Ernest A. 'Galileo and Avempace: Dynamics of the Leaning Tower Experiment.' JHI 12 (1951): 163-193, 375-422. 

More, Louis T. Isaac Newton: A Biography. New York: Dover, 1962. 

Naiden, James R. The Sphere of George Buchanan (1506-1582). A literary opponent of Copernicus and Tycho Brahe. Philadelphia: 1952. 

Nicolson, M. 'Milton and the Telescope.' ELH II (1935): 1-32. 

-----. 'The Telescope and Imagination.' Modern Philology XXXII (1935): 233-60. 

-----. Voyages to the Moon

Patterson, L.D. 'Hooke's Gravitation Theory and its Influence on Newton. I: Hooke's Gravitation Theory; II: The Insufficiency of the Traditional Estimate.' Isis 40 (1949-1950): 327-341; 41: 32-45. 

Pelseneer, J. 'Gilbert, Bacon, Galilee, Kepler, Harvey et Descartes: Leurs Relations.' Isis XVII (1932): 171 sqq. 

Phillips, Edward C. 'The Correspondance of Chr. Clavius.' Archivum Historicum Soc. Jesu. VIII (1939): 193-222. 

Pierre Gassendi. 1592-1655: sa vie et son oeuvre (Actes du Congres du Tricentenaire de Gassendi). Paris: 1957. 

Pogo, Alexander. 'Gemma Frisius, his method of determining differences of longitude by transporting timepieces (1530), and his treatise on triangulation (1533).' Isis XXII (1935): 469-506. 

Prowe, Leopold. Nicolaus Copernicus. 2 vols. Berlin: 1883-4. 

Przypkowski, T. 'Les Instruments Astronomique de Nicolas Copernic et l'Edition d'Amsterdam (1617) de De Revolutionibus.' Act Congr. int. Hist. Sci. Vi. (1953): 537-543. 

Ravetz, Jerome R. Astronomy and Cosmology in the Achievement of Nicolaus Copernicus. Wrocaw: 1965. 

Rochot, Bernard. 'Sur les Notions de Temps et d'Espace Chez Quelques Auteurs du XVIIe Siecle, Notamment Gassendi et Barrow.' Rev. Hist. Sci. IX (1956): 97-104. 

Ronchi, Vasco. 'Du `De Refractione' au `De Telescopic' de G.B. Della Porta.' Rev. Hist. Sci. VII (1954): 34-59. 

Rosen, Edward. 'De Morgan's Incorrect Description of Maurolico's Books.' Papers of the Bibl. Soc. of Amer. LI (1957): 111-118. 

----. 'Maurolico's Attitude Toward Copernicus.' Proc. Amer. Philos. Soc. CI (1957): 177-194. 

-----. 'Was Maurolico's Essay on the Nova of 1572 Printed?' Isis XIVIII (1957): 171-175. 

Rosenfeld, L. 'Newton's Views on Aether and Gravitation.' Archive for Hist. of Exact Sci. 6, no. 1 (1969): 29-37. 

Rufus, W. Carl. 'Kepler as an Astronomer.' Johann Kepler, 1571-1630: A Tercentenary Commemoration of his Life and Work. Baltimore: Williams and Wilkins, 1931. 1-38. 

Scott, J.F. The Mathematical Work of John Wallis, D.D., F.R.S. (1616-1571). With a foreword by E.N. da C. Andrade. London: Taylor and Francis, 1938. 

-----. The Scientific Works of Rene Descartes. London: n.d. 

Series, Ch. 'La Mecanique de J.A. Borelli et la Nation d'Attraction.' Revue d'histoire des Sciences I (1947): 9-25. 

Shea, William R. Galileo's Intellectual Revolution. New York: 1972. 

Singer, Dorothea W. Giordano Bruno: His Life and Thought. New York: H. Schuman, 1950. 

Small, Robert. An Account of the Astronomical Discoveries of Kepler. London: 1804; reprint Madision Wis.: 1963. 

Smith, Charlotte Fell. John Dee (1527-1608). London: Constable and Company Ltd., 1909. 

Streeter, John W. 'John Winthrop, Junior and the Fifth Satellite of Jupiter.' Isis XXXIX (1948): 159-63. 

Stromgren, Elis. Ole Romer som Astronom. med. saerligt Henblik paa lans Betydming for de astronomiske Instrumentes og den astronomiske observationskunsts Historie. Kobenhavn: Muunksgaerd, 1944. 137. 

Taylor, E.G.R. 'A Letter Dated 1577 From Mercator to John Dee.' Imago Mundi XIII (1956): 56-58. 

Vollgraff, J.A. 'Christiaan (on Christiaen) Huygens, 1629-1695.' Archives Internationales d'Histoire des Sciences II (1948): 165-79. 

Walker, D.P. 'Kepler's Celestial Music.' Journal of the Warburg and Courtauld Institutes XXX (1967): 228-250. 

Watson, E.C. 'An Interesting Tercentenary.' Publ. Astr. Soc. of the Pacific 51 (1939): 305-14. [Horrocks' and Crabtree's observations of the transit of Venus, 1639. All but 1 page quoted from Horrock's paper.] 

Whiteside, Derek T. 'Before the Principia: The Maturing of Newton's Thoughts on Dynamical Astronomy, 1664-1684.' Journal for the History of Astronomy 1 (1970): 5-19. 

-----. 'Isaac Newton: Birth of a Mathematician.' Notes and Records of the Royal Society 19 (1964): 53. 

-----. 'The Mathematical Principles Underlying Newton's Principia Mathematica.' Journal for the History of Astronomy 1 (1970): 116. 

-----. 'Newton's Early Thoughts on Planetary Motion: A Gresh Look.' British Journal for the History of Science 2 (1964-65): 117-37. 

-----. 'Newton's Marvellous Year: 1666 and All That.' Notes and Records of the Royal Society 21 (1966): 32. 

Whitrow, G.J. 'Galileo's Significance in the History of Astronomy.' Quarterly Journal of the Royal Astronomical Society 5 (1964): 182-95. 

Wilson, C. 'How Did Kepler Discover His First Two Laws?' Scientific American 226, no. 3 (1972): 92-106. 

-----. 'Kepler's Derivation of the Elliptical Path.' Isis 59 (1968): 5-25. 

Zilsel, Edgar. 'Copernicus and Mechanics.' In Roots of Scientific Thought. Ed. Philip P. Wiener and Aaron Noland. New York: 1957. 276-80. 

Zinner, Ernst. Entestechung und Ausbreitung der Copernicanischen Lehre. (Sitzungs. berichte der physakilisch-medizinischen societat zu erlangen 74) Erlanger: Mencke, 1943. 

-----. Leben und Wirken des Johannes Müller von Königsberg, Genannt Regionontanus. (Schriftenreike zur boyer. Landes-geschichte, 31). Müchen: 1938. 294. 

Zinner, Ernst. 'Zur Ehrenrettung des Simon Marius.' Vierteljahreschrift der Astronomischen Gesellschaft LXXVII (1942): 1-53. 
 

Books & Articles

Aiton, E.J. 'The Concept of Force.' An essay-review of R.S. Westfall's Force in Newton's Physics. History of Science 10 (1971): 88-102. 

-----. 'The contributions of Newton, Bernoulli and Euler to the Theory of the Tides.' Annals of Science 11 (1955): 206. 

-----. 'The Inverse Problem of Central Forces.' Annals of Science 20 (1964): 81. 

-----. 'Kepler's Second Law of Planetary Motion.' Isis LX (1969): 75-90. 

-----. 'Newton and the Cartesians.' School Science Review 40 (1959): 406-13. 

-----. The Vortex Theory of Planetary Motion. New York: 1970. 

Allen, R.H. Star Names

Armitage, A. 'The Deviation of Falling Bodies.' Annals of Science 5 (1947): 343. 

Arons, A.B. and A.M. Bork. 'Newton's Laws of Motion and the 17th Century Laws of Impact.' American Journal of Physics 32 (1964): 313-17. 

Axtell, J.L. 'Locke's Review of the Principia.' Notes and Records of the Royal Society 20 (1965): 152. 

Ball, W.W. Rouse. An Essay of Newton's Principia. London: 1893. 'A Newtonian Fragment, Relating to Centripetal Forces.' Proc. London Math. Soc. 23 (1892): 226-31. 

Bertrand, Joseph. Les fondateurs de l'astronomie moderne. Copernic-Tycho Brahe-Kepler-Galilee-Newton. Paris: n.d. 

Birkenmajer, Ludwik A. Stromata Copernicana. Cracow: Polish Academy of Sciences, 1924. [In Polish] 

Bork, Alfred M. 'Logical Structure of the First Three Sections of Newton's Principia.' American Journal of Physics 35 (1967): 342-44. 

Boutroux, Pierre. 'L'Enseignement de la Mecanique en France au XVIIe Siecle.' Isis 4 (1921): 276-94. 

Boyer, C.B. The Concepts of the Calculus. New York: 1939. 

-----. A History of Mathematics. New York: 1968. 

-----. The History of the Calculus and its conceptual Development. New York: 1959. 

-----. 'The Invention of Analytic Geometry.' The Scientific American January (1949): 40 sqq. 

-----. 'Notes of Epicycles and the Ellipse from Copernicus to Lahire.' Isis 38 (1947). 

Burton, Robert. The Anatomy of Melancholy

Burtt, E.A. The Metaphysical Foundations of Modern Science. Rev. ed. New York: 1932. 

Butterfield, Arthur D. A History of the Determination of the Figure of the Earth from Arc Measurements. Worcester, Mass.: Davis Press, 1906. 

Callot, E. La Renaissance es Sciences de la Vie au XVIe Siecle. Paris: 1951. 

Carrington, Hereward. 'Earlier Theories on Gravitation.' The Monist 23 (1913): 445-58. 

Cassini, Jean Dominique. Memoires pour servir a l'histoire des sciences et a celle de l'observatoire royal de Paris suivis de la vie de Jean Dominique Cassini ecrite par lui-mem. Nile ed. Paris: 1810. 

Chazy, J. La Theorie de la Relativite et la Mecanique Celeste. 2 vols. Paris: Gauthier-Villars, 1928. 

Clagett, Marshall. The Science of Mechanics in the Middle Ages. Madison, Wis.: 1959. 

Cohen, I.B. 'Dynamics, the Key to the New Science of the Seventeenth Century.' Acta historiae rerum naturalium necnon technicarum. Special Issue No. 3. Prague: 1967. 79. See also Special Issue No. 4. 

-----. 'The French Translation of Isaac Newton's Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica.' Archives Internationales d'histoire des Sciences 21 (1968): 261. 

-----. 'Newton's Second Law and the Concept of Force in the Principia.' Texas Quarterly Special Issue 10 (1967): 127. 

-----. `Quantum in se est,' Proceedings of the American Catholic Philosophical Association, 1964, p. 41 and Notes and Records of the Royal Society 10 (1964): 131. 

Cortesao, Srmando. 'Nautical Science and the Renaissance.' Science, Medicine, and History, Essays...in honour of Charles Singer. 2 vols. London: Oxford UP, 1953. 

Costabel, P. 'Essai Critique sur Quelques Concepts de la Mecanique Cartesienne.' Archives Internationale d'histoire des Sciences 20 (1967): 235. 

Daisomont, M. Le Clerge Catholique Devant l'Astronomie, Suivi d'un Essai sur le Conflit Entre l'Astronomie et l'Eglise Romaine au XVIIe Siecle Bruges: De Tempel, 1950. 

Debus, Allen G. 'The Sun in the Universe of Robert Fludd.' Le Soleil a la Renaissance. 259-77. 

Defossez, Leopold. Les Savants du XVIIe Siecle et la Mesure du Temps. Lausanne: Edition du Journal suisse d'forlogerie et de bijouterie, 1946. 

Delambre, J.B.J. Grandeur et Figure de la Terre. Edition Bigourdan. Paris: Gauthier-Villars, 1912. 

De Morgan, Augustus. 'Notices of English Mathematical and Astronomical Writers Between the Norman Conquest and the Year 1600.' Companion to the Almanac...for 1837. 21-44. British Almanac (1837). 

-----. 'Old Arguments Against the Motion of the Earth.' Companion to the Almanac...for 1836. 5-20. Inc. British Almanac (1836). 

Claggett, Marshall. The Science of Mechanics in the Middle Ages. Madison, Wis.: 1959. 

Cohen, I.B. 'Dynamics, the Key to the New Science of the Seventeenth Century.' Acta historiae rerum naturalium necnon technicarum, Special Issue No. 3. Prague: 1967. 79. See also Special Issue No. 4. Prague: 1968. 

-----. 'The French Translation of Isaac Newton's Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica.' Archives Internationales d'Histoire des Sciences 21 (1968): 261. 

-----. 'Newton's Second Law and the Concept of Force in the Principia.' Texas Quarterly, Special Issue 10 (1967): 127. 

-----. 'Newton's Use of `Force', or Cajori versus Newton: A Note on Translations of the Principia.' Isis 58 (1967)' 226-230. 

-----. `Quantum in se est,' Proceedings of the American Catholic Philosophical Association, 1964, p 41 and Notes and Records of the Royal Society 10 (1964): 131. 

Cortesao, Srmando. 'Nautical Science and the Renaissance.' Science, Medicine, and History. Essays...in honour of Charles Singer. 2 vols. London: Oxford UP, 1953. 

Costabel, P. 'Essai Critique sur Quelques Concepts de la Mecanique Cartesienne.' Archives Internationale d'Histoire des Sciences 20 (1967): 235. 

Daisomont, M. Le Clerge Catholique Devant l'Axtronomie, Suivi d'un Essai sur le conflit Entre l'Astronomie et l'Eglise Romaine au XVIIe Siecle. Bruges: De Tempel, 1950. 

Debus, Allen G. 'The Sun in the Universe of Robert Fludd.' Le Soleil a la Renaissance. 259-277. 

Defossez, Leopold. Les Savants du XVIIe Siecle et la Mesure du Temps. Lausanne: Edition du Journal Suisse d'horlogerie et de bijouterie, 1946. 

Delambre, J.B.J. Grandeur et Figure de la Terre. Edition Bigourdan. Paris: Gauthier-Villars, 1912. 

De Morgan, Augustus. 'Notices of English Mathematical and Astronomical Writers Bwtween the Norman Conquest and the Year 1600.' Companion to the Almanac...for 1837. 21-44. In British Almanac, 1837. 

-----. 'Old Arguments Against the Motion of the Earth.' Companion to the Almanac...for 1836. 5-20. Inc. British Almanac, 1836. 

-----. 'The Progress of the Doctrine of the Earth's Motion Between the Times of Copernicus and Galileo: Being Notes on the Antigalilean Copernicans.' Companion to the Almanac...for 1855. Inc. British Almanac, 1855. 

Dijksterhuis, E.J. The Mechanization of the World Picture. Trans. C. Dikshoorn. Oxford: 1961. 

-----. The Origins of Classical Mechanics from Aristotle to Newton.' Critical Problems in the History of Science. Ed. Marshall Clagett. Madison, WI: 1962. 163-84. 

Dingle, Herbert. 'Astronomy in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries.' Science, Medicine, and History: Essays in Honour of Charles Singer. 2 vols. London: Oxford UP, 1953. 

Drake, S. 'Galileo Gleanings XXI. Semicircular Fall in the Dialogue.' Physis 10 (1968): 89. 

-----. 'Origin and Fate of Galileo's Theory of the Tides.' Physis 3 (1961): 185. 

-----, and I.E. Drabkin (eds.). Mechanics in Sixteenth-Century Italy: Selections from Tartaglia, Benedetti, Guido Ubaldo, and Galileo. Madison, WI: 1969. 

Dreyer, J.L.E. A History of Astronomy from Thales to Kepler

-----. 'Medieval Astronomy.' Studies in the History and Methods of Science. Ed. C. Singer. 

Dugas, Rene. A History of Mechanics. Neuchatel: 1955. 

-----. Mechanics in the Seventeenth Century. Neuchatel: 1958. 

Eisler, Robert. The Royal Art of Astrology. London: Michael Joseph, 1946. 

Fesenkov, V.G. 'Outline of the History of astronomy in Russia in the 17th and 18th Centuries.' Akademie Nauk SSSR, Institut istorii estestvognaniia, Trudy II (1948): 3-25. 

Fontenelle, B. Le B. A Plurality of Worlds. John Glanvill's translation. Prologue by David Garnett. London: 1929. 

Forbes, Eric G. 'Who Discovered Longitude at Sea?' Sky Telescope 41 (1971): 4-6. 

Francois, Charles. 'la Theorie de la Chute des Graves. Evolution Historique de Probleme.' Ciel et Terre 34 (1913): 135-7, 167-9, 261-73. 

Frank, Philipp. 'The Philosophical Meaning of the Copernican Revolution.' Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society LXXXVII (1944): 381-86. 

Gabbey, A. 'Force and Inertia in Seventeenth Century Dynamics.' Studies in History and Philosophy of Science II (1971): 1-67. 

Galilee: Aspects de sa vie et de son oeuvre. Paris: Centre International de Synthese, 1968. 

Grant, E. 'Medieval and Seventeenth Century conceptions of an Infinite Void Space Beyond the Cosmos.' Isis 60 (1969): 39-60. 

Gunther, R.T. Early Science in Oxford. 14 vols. Oxford: 1923-45. 

Guyenot, E. Les Sciences de la vie au XVIIe et XVIIIe Siecles. Paris: 1941. 

Hall, A.R. 'Cartesian Dynamics.' Archive for History of Exact Sciences 1 (1961): 172. 

-----. 'Mechanics and the Royal Society, 1668-1670.' Br. J. Hist. Sci. 3 (1966): 24-38. 

-----, and M.B. 'The Date of `On Motion in Ellipses.'' Ach. Int. Hist. Sci. 16 (1963): 23-8. 

Hanson, Norwood, R. 'The Copernican Disturbance and the Keplerian Revolution.' Journal of the History of Ideas XXII (1961): 169-84. 

-----. 'The Mathematical Power of Epicylical Astronomy.' Isis 50 (1959): 150-58. 

Hartner, Willy. 'The Mercury Horoscope of Mercantonio Michiel of Venice. A Study in the History of Renaissance Astrology and Astronomy.' Ed. Arthur Beer. Vistas in Astronomy I. London--New York: Pergamon Press, 1955. 84-138. 

Hellman, Clarissa Doris. The Comet of 1577: Its Place in the History of Astronomy. New York: 1944. 

Herivel, John. The Background to Newton's Principia. Oxford: 1965. 

-----. 'Newton's Achievement in Dynamics.' Texas Quarterly, Special Issue 10 (1967): 103. 

-----. 'Newton's Discovery of the Law of Centrifugal Force.' Isis 51 (1960): 546-53. 

-----. 'Newton's First Solution of the Problem of Kepler Motion.' Br. J. Hist. Sci. 2 (1965): 350-54. 

-----. 'Newton's Test of the Inverse Square Law Against the Moon's Motion.' Arch. Int. Hist. Sci. 14 (1961): 93-7. 

Hesse, M.B. Forces and Fields. London: 1961. 

Hogg, Helen Sawyer. 'The Introduction of the Copernican System to England. I. Robert Recorde II. John Dee III. Thomas Digges IV. Thomas Harriot.' Journal of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada XLVI (1952): 113-17, 158-210, 239-44. 

Horsky, Z. 'Le Role du Platonisme dans l'Origine de la Cosmologie Moderne.' Organon 4 (1967): 47. 

Hoskin, Michael A. and Christine [Schofield] Jones. 'Problems in Late Renaissance Astronomy.' Le Soleil a la Renaissance. Paris: Presses Universitaires de Bruxelles and Presses Universitaires de France, 1965. 

Hughes, B. Regionomtanus on Triangles

Humbert, Pierre. L'Astronomie en France au Dix-septieme Siecle. Paris: 1952. 

-----. 'Le Baptême des Satellites de Jupiter.' Rev. des Questions Scientifiques V, CXVII (1940): 171-79. 

-----. 'Dom Anthelme, Chartreux et astronome.' Archives Internationales d'Histoire des Sciences II (1949): 303-11. 

-----. 'Lieux Astronomiques a Paris de 1610 a 1667.' XXVIIe (1953-54): 1-5. 

-----. L'Oeuvre Astronomique de Gassendi. Paris: 1936. 

-----. 'Le Probleme des Longitudes Entre 1610-1666.' Archives Internat. Hist. Sci. I (1948): 383-387. 

Jaki, S.L. The Milky Way

Johnson, Francis R. 'Astronomical Textbooks in the Sixteenth Century.' Science, Medicine, and History. Essays...written in honour of Charles Singer. 2 vols. I London: Oxford UP, 1953. 285-302. 

-----. Astronomical Thought in Renaissance England. Baltimore: 1937. 

-----. 'Thomas Hood's Inaugural Address as Mathematical Lecturer of the City of London.' JHI iii (1942): 94. 

-----, and S.V. Larkey. 'Robert Record's Mathematical Teaching and the Anti-Aristotelian movement.' Huntington Library Bulletin vii (1935): 59 sqq. 

-----. 'Thomas Digges, the Copernican System, and the Idea of the Infinity of the Universe in 1576.' San Marino, CA: Huntington Library v (1934): 69 sqq. 

Jourdain, Philip E.B. 'Elliptic Orbits and the Growth of the Third Law with Newton.' 'Newton's Theorems on the Attraction of Spheres.' The Monist 30 (1920): 183-98, 199-202. 

Karpinski, Louis C. 'The Progress of the Copernican Theory.' Scripta Mathematica IX (1943): 139-54. 

Kline, Morris. Mathematical Thought From Ancient to Modern Times

Koyré, Alexandre. The Astronomical Revolution. Trans. R.E.W. Maddison. London: 1973. 

-----. A Documentary History of the Problem of Fall from Kepler to Newton. Philadelphia: 1955. 

-----. From the Closed World to the Infinite Universe. Baltimore: 1957. 

-----. 'La Gravitation Universelle de Kapler a Newton.' Archives Internationales d'Histoire des Sciences 4 (1951): 638. 

------. 'La Mecanique Celeste de J.A. Borelli.' 

Kubrin, David. 'Newton and the Cyclical Cosmos: Providence and the Mechanical Philosophy.' Journal Hist. Ideas 28 (1967): 325-46. 

Kuhn, Thomas S. The Copernican Revolution. Cambridge, Mass.: 1957. 

Libri, G. Histoire des Sciences Mathematiques en Italie, Depuis la Renaissance des lettres. 4 vols. Paris: 1838-41. 

McColley, Grant. 'The Seventeenth-Century Doctrine of a Plurality of Worlds.' Annals of Science I (1936): 385-430. 

-----. 'The Theory of the Diurnal Rotation of the Earth.' Isis 26 (1937): 392-402. 

-----. 'The Universe of De Revolutionibus.' Isis XXX (1939): 452-72. 

Mersenne, M. Harmonie Universelle. Paris: 1636. 

Mineur, Henri. Histoire de l'Astronomie Stellaire Jusqu' a l'Epoque Contemporaine. Paris: Hermann, 1934. 

Le Monnier, Pierre-Charles. La Theorie des Cometes, ou l'on Traite du Progress de Cette Partie de l'Astronomie. Paris: 1743. 192. 

Moody, Ernest A. 'Galileo and Avempace: Dynamics of the Leaning Tower Experiment.' Journal of the History of Ideas 21 (1951: 163-93, 375-422; part I reprinted in Wiener and Noland. 

Morgan, Urllian D. 'Eclipse Lists in the Alphonsine Tables.' Popular Astronomy LVIII (1950): 173-477. 

Nakayama, Shigeru. History of Japanese Astronomy: Chinese Background & Western Impact. LC 68-21980. Harvard-Yenching Institute Monograph Service No. 18. 1969. Illustrated. 

Pannekoek, Antonio. 'Planetary Theories.' Popular Astronomy LXV (1948): [Copernicus] 2-13; [Kepler] 63-75; [Newton] 177-192; [Laplace] 300-312. 

Patterson, L.D. 'Pendulums of Wren and Hooke.' Osiris 10 (1952): 277-321. 

------. 'Robert Hooke and the Conservation of Energy.' Isis 38 (1948): 151-156. 

Pav, P.A. 'Gassendi's Statement of the Principle of Inertia.' Isis 57 (1966): 24. 

Pingre, A. G. Cometographie: ou Traite Historique et Theorique des Cometes. 2 vols. Paris: 1783-84. 

Plattard, Jean. 'le Systeme de Copernic dans la Literature Francaise au XVIe Siecle.' Revue du Seizieme Siecle 1 (1913): 220-37. 

Price, Derek J. 'Contra-Copernicus: A Critical Re-Estimation of the Mathematical Planetary Theory of Ptolemy, Copernicus and Kepler.' Critical Problems in the History of Science. Ed. Marshall Clagett. Madison, WI: 1969. 197-218. 

-----. 'The Early Observatory Instruments of Trinity College, Cambridge.' Annals of Science 8 (1952): 1-12. 

Ravetz, Jerome. 'The Origins of the Copernican Revolution.' Scientific American vol. 215, no. 4 (October, 1966): 88-98. 

Rochot, B. 'Beeckman, Gassendi et le Principe d'Inertie.' Arch. Int. Hist. Sci. 31 (1952): 282-9. 

-----. 'Sur les Notions de Temps et d'Espace Chez Quelques Auteurs du XVIIe Siecle, Notamment Gassendi et Barrow.' Rev. Hist. Sci. 9 (1956): 97-104. 

Rosen, Edward. 'The authentic Title of Copernicus's Major Work.' Journal of the History of Ideas IV (1943): 457-74. 

Rosenfeld, L. 'newton and the Law of Gravitation.' Archive for History of Exact Sciences (1962-1966): 365-86. 

-----. 'Newton's Views on Aether and Gravitation.' ibid. vol. 6, no. 1 (1969): 29-37. 

Russell, John L. 'Kepler's Laws of Planetary Motion: 1609-1666.' British Journal for the History of Science II (1964): 1-24. 

Rybka, Eugeniusz. Four Hundred Years of the Copernican Heritage. Cracow: 1964. 

Sandblad, Henrik. 'The Copernican System of the Universe in Sweden.' Lychros (1944-45): 79-131. (In Swedish, with English summary). 

Schofield, Christine. 'The Geoheliocentric Hypothesis in Sixteenth-Century Planetary Theory.' The British Journal for the History of Science II (1965): 291-96. 

Le Soleil a la Renaissance. Sciences et Mythes. Colloque International. Brussels and Paris: 1965. 

Stahlman, William D. 'An Astronomical Note on the Two Systems.' Galileo Galilei, Dialogue on the Great World Systems in the Salusbury Translation. Rev. and Annot. Introduction by Giorgio de Santillana. Chicago: 1953. Appendix, 473-496. 

Stimson, Dorothy. The Gradual Acceptance of the Copernican Theory of the Universe. New York: 1917. 

Taylor, Eva Germain Rivington. The Mathematical Practitioners of Tudo and Stuart England. Cambridge: For the Institute of Navigation at the University Press, 1954. 

Thoren, Victor E. 'Kepler's Second Law in England.' The British Journal for the History of Science. Vol. 7, no. 27 (1974): 243-256. 

Thorndike, Lynn. A History of Magic and Experimental Science up to the Seventeenth Century. 8 vols. New York: 1929-58. 

-----. 'Query 122, Concerning Astronomical Books Published Soon After Copernicus' De Revolutionibus.' Isis XLI (1950): 53. 

Tiberghien, Albert. 'Cartes Lunaires peu Connues.' Ciel et Terre XLV (1929): 7; (1932): 106-11, 122-32. 

Todhunter, Isaac. A History of the Mathematical Theories of Attraction and the Figure of the Earth, from the Time of Newton to that of Laplace. 2 vols. London: 1873. 

Toulmin, S. The Frabric of the Heavens. New York: 1961. 

Wedel, T.O. The Mediaeval Attitude Toward Astrology Particularly in England. New Haven: 1920. 

Westfall, R.S. Force in Newton's Physics: The Science of Dynamics in the Seventeenth Century. London: 1971. 

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