|Not the same work as Claudio Filippo Grimaldi 閔明我 Jiaoshi biao 交食表. [BnF5007]|
Full bibliographical citation see: Ad Dudink & Nicolas Standaert, Chinese Christian Texts Database (CCT-Database).
JapSin II, 40.1
Jiaoshi biao 交食表.
By Tang Ruowang 湯若望 (Johann Adam Schall von Bell).
Nine juan in nine volumes. Bamboo paper. No date or place of publication.
The cover bears a Latin inscription: “De motibus solis | et lunae pro eclip | sibus tomi 9 | a p. Adamo Schall | S.J.”Folio 1v of juan 1 mentions the collection: Xiyang xinfa lishu 西洋新法曆書, the section: 法數部, the title of the book: 交食表, the chief compiler: Xu Guangqi 明禮部尚書兼翰林院學士協理詹事府加俸一級徐光啟督修, the author: Schall 修政曆法極西耶穌會士湯若望撰, the reviser: Rho 羅雅谷訂, the proofreaders (see below, sub 1) and (only in juan 2, 5, 6, and 9) the official in charge of the printing: Yang Weiyi: 明工部虞衡清史司郎中楊惟一梓. From juan 2 on besides Xu Guangqi, also Li Tianjing 李天經 is mentioned as compiler. The proofreaders of the nine juan, all disciples of Schall, were:
Juan 1: Zhu Maoyuan 祝懋元, Liu Youqing 劉有慶, Wu Mingzhu 鄔明著, Zhu Guangxian 朱光顯, Song Kecheng 宋可成, and Jia Liangqi 賈良琦.
Juan 2: Zhu Guangda 朱光大, Zhou Shichang 周士昌, Cheng Tingrui 程廷瑞, Zhang Cheng 掌乘, Li Zubai 李祖白, and Song Keli 宋可立, in addition to those mentioned in juan 1.
Juan 3: Cheng Tingrui, Chen Zhengjian 陳正諫, Chen Yingdeng 陳應登, Song Fa 宋發, Dong Siding 董思定, and Li Hua 李華.
Juan 4: Chen Yujie 陳于階, Liu Youqing, Chen Yingdeng, Jiao Yingxu 焦應旭, Zhang Caichen 張寀臣, and Zhou Shitai 周士泰.
Juan 5: Yang Zhihua 楊之華, Xu Huan 徐瑍, Zhu Maoyuan, Zuo Yunhe 左允和, Zhu Guangda, and Yin Kai 殷鎧.
Juan 6: Zhu Guangxian, Sun Youben 孫有本, Wu Mingzhu, Liu Yunde 劉蘊德, Ge Jiwen 戈繼文, and Bao Yingqi 鮑英齊.
Juan 7: Zhu Guangcan 朱光燦, Zhang Youzhuan 掌有篆, Yang Zhihua, Zhou Shicui 周士萃, Li Zubai, and Wu Zhiyan 武之彥.
Juan 8: Zhang Cheng, Sung Fa, Chen Zhengjian, Liu Youqing, and Song Keli.
Juan 9: Huang Hongxian 黃宏憲, Xu Huan, Wu Mingzhu, Song Kecheng, Jia Liangqi, and Liu Yunde.
The table of contents consists of two folios. Each half folio in the first juan has nine columns, with twenty-three characters in the first column of each paragraph and twenty-two in the rest of the paragraph. From juan 2 on there are only twenty-two characters in the first column of each paragraph and twenty-one in the rest of the paragraph. On folio 4a of juan 2 at the end of the paragraph there is a red seal in xingkai 行楷 style that reads: 江積懷印.
Source: Albert Chan, S.J., Chinese Books and Documents in the Jesuit Archives in Rome, pp. 334-336.