Galileo Galilei - Opere - 1718

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Galileo Galilei - Opere - 1718
Astronomy, Illustrated, Mathematics, Physics, Science (general) - Quantity: 3 - Other - see description

(Maths;Physics;Astronomy;first editions;illustrated).GALILEI, GALILEO. Opere di Galileo Galilei nobile fiorentino accademico linceo già lettore delle mattematiche nelle università di Pisa, e di Padova, dipoi sopraordinario nello Studio di Pisa primario filosofo, e mattematico del serenissimo Gran Duca di Toscana ... Tomo primo [-terzo]. Nuova edizione coll'aggiunta di varj trattati dell'istesso autore non piu dati alle stampe. In Firenze,nella stamp. di S.A.R. per Gio. Gaetano Tartini, e Santi Franchi, 1718. Three large-in 4° volumes, [CXII, 628 [i.e. 644], [2] . [8], 722, [2] pp. [6], 484, [50] pp.] contemporary brown half calf bindings, spines lettered in gilt ,the general title page printed in red & black with engraved vignette, half-title in each volume, fine engraved portrait with engraved vignette,woodcut initials,head-and tailpieces, several woodcut illustrations and diagrams in text (19 full-page,one folding engraved plate), unsophisticated and untouched set in rare untrimmed state. Second edition of Galileo's collected works, with several treatises here printed for the first time (including the famous Sidereus Nuncius) and other still unpublished material, including a number of letters of Galileo, and notes on his work by Castelli and Viviani. Ref:BMC X.27.383; Honeyman 1419; Carli-Favaro 104 (431); Cinti 322 (170); Gamba 583; Riccardi I, col. 520 ('pregiata edizione').

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
3
Subject
Astronomy, Illustrated, Mathematics, Physics, Science (general)
Author/ Illustrator
Galileo Galilei
Book Title
Opere
Condition
Fine
Publication year oldest item
1718
Edition
Illustrated Edition
Language
Italian
Original language
Yes
Publisher
Tartini & Franchi
Binding/ Material
Half leather
Extras
Other - see description
Number of pages
2030
Dimensions
260×180 mm
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