London, South Kensington
2 June 2008
TAGLINI, Carlo (1679-1747). Lettera filosofica. Florence: Giuseppe Manni, 1729. 4° (217 x 155mm). Woodcut illustrations, half-title. Contemporary half calf, uncut (rebacked). Provenance: Ranieri Bernardi, given by him to his doctor Giacchi -- Bibliotheca S. Virgilii (18th-century inscriptions on title). FIRST EDITION. References to Galileo can be found on pp. 81, 123, 182-83 and 205. Carli and Favaro 449; Riccardi II, 493.2.
ANGELI, Stefano (1623-1697). Considerationi sopra la forza di alcune ragioni fisicomattematiche. Venice: Bortolo Bruni 1667. 4° (240 x 172mm). Woodcut diagrams (tear in title, F4 torn without loss, waterstain in upper inner corners, large hole from p.111 to back cover with considerable loss of text). Contemporary sewn-over boards, uncut. FIRST EDITION. Carli and Favaro 301. Riccardi I, 25 'Di molto pregio scientifico è quest'opera'. (2)
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