4 June 2008
PIROVANO, Gabriele. Defensio astronomiae habita per clarissimum philosophum Gabrielem Pirovanum Patritium Mediolanesem. Milan: Leonardo de Vegiis, for Alexandro Minutio, 28 May 1507.
2° (309 x 209mm). One woodcut diagram. Modern vellum. Provenance: sparse marginal annotation in two early hands, one 17th century.
FIRST EDITION. The present copy contains a number of early marginal annotations, one of which, on g1r, cites Galileo. Adams P-1275; Riccardi II 281.
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