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2 June 2008
[VANNI, Giovanni Francesco]. Exegeses physico-mathematicae, de momentis gravium, de vecte, ac de motu aequabiliter accelerato. Rome: Rev. Cam. Apost., 1685. 8° (178 x 117mm). Engraved title-vignette, large folding engraved plate, woodcut decorations (light browning). Contemporary cartone alla rustica, uncut. FIRST EDITION in which Vanni uses Galileo's theorem to solve his problems. Carli and Favaro 365; Riccardi II, 584.2.
VANNI, Giovanni Francesco. Decas propositionum de momentis gravium. Rome; J.J. Komarek, 1688. 8° (146 x 98mm). Woodcut diagrams. Modern wrappers. FIRST EDITION. Riccardi I, 584.3. (2)
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