[CAVALIERI, Bonaventura (1598-1647)]. Trattato della Ruota Planetaria Perpetua e dell' uso di quella principalmente per ritrovare i luoghi de' Pianeti alla Lansbergiana. Bologna: Giacomo Monti, 1646. 4° (240 x 175mm). Half-title, 2 folding engraved plates at end. (One plate loose, a5 close trimmed and with small chip causing slight loss, some spotting and browning.) Later stiff card wrappers (spine slightly soiled, front inner hinge starting).

Details
[CAVALIERI, Bonaventura (1598-1647)]. Trattato della Ruota Planetaria Perpetua e dell' uso di quella principalmente per ritrovare i luoghi de' Pianeti alla Lansbergiana. Bologna: Giacomo Monti, 1646. 4° (240 x 175mm). Half-title, 2 folding engraved plates at end. (One plate loose, a5 close trimmed and with small chip causing slight loss, some spotting and browning.) Later stiff card wrappers (spine slightly soiled, front inner hinge starting).

FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE of Cavalieri's last work, an astronomical tract published under the pseudonym of Silvio Filomantio. The second issue has a correction pasted onto p.52. De Caro 65; Honeyman II 648; Riccardi I 328.

If you wish to view the condition report of this lot, please sign in to your account.

Sign in
View condition report
;

More from Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts including a selection from the Malcolm S. Forbes Jr. Churchill Collection and Photobooks from the Calle Collection

View All
View All