London, South Kensington
12 November 2007
[BOSCOVICH, Ruggiero Giuseppe (1711-1787)]. De aestu maris dissertatio. Rome: Komarek, . 4° (238 x 174mm). Woodcut Jesuit symbol on title (lightly browned). Modern limp boards. FIRST EDITION. Riccardi I (1), 175.
BOSCOVICH, R.G. De inaequalitatibus quas Saturnus et Jupiter sibi mutuo videntur inducere praesertim circa tempus conjunctionis. Rome: G. Salomoni, 1756. 8°. 4 folding engraved plates, with the final errata leaf (light spotting). Contemporary calf-backed boards (corners a little worn). Provenance: faint library stamp on title. FIRST EDITION. Riccardi I (1), 179-80 'raro e pregiato'.
And another by Boscovich, his Memorie sulli cannocchiali diottrici (Milan, 1771). (3)
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