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    Landmarks of Science & Medicine from the Library of Andras Gedeon

    23 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 130

    GALILEI, Galileo (1564-1642). Opere ... in questa nuova edizione accresciute di molte cose inedite. Padua: stamperia del seminario. Appresso Gio. Manfrè, 1744. 4 volumes, 4° (249 x 175mm). Engraved portrait by Zucchi and a folding engraved plate, woodcut diagrams and illustrations in the text (occasional foxing). Late 18th-century English calf gilt (rebacked, rubbed). Provenance: Harvard University Library (black library stamp on title-versos).

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    GALILEI, Galileo (1564-1642). Opere ... in questa nuova edizione accresciute di molte cose inedite. Padua: stamperia del seminario. Appresso Gio. Manfrè, 1744. 4 volumes, 4° (249 x 175mm). Engraved portrait by Zucchi and a folding engraved plate, woodcut diagrams and illustrations in the text (occasional foxing). Late 18th-century English calf gilt (rebacked, rubbed). Provenance: Harvard University Library (black library stamp on title-versos).

    Second 18th-century edition containing, as stated on the title, several hitherto unpublished works, including his Trattato del modo di misurare con la vista (pp.592-602 in vol.I). Cinti 176. (4)


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