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Istoria E Dimostrationi Intorno Alle Macchie Solari E Loro Accidenti Comprese In Tre Lettere Scritte all'… by Galileo Galilei - First Thus - 1655 - from Monroe Bridge Books, SNEAB Member (SKU: 008485)

Istoria E Dimostrationi Intorno Alle Macchie Solari E Loro Accidenti Comprese In Tre Lettere Scritte all' Illustriss. Sig. Marco Velseri Linceo Dvvmviro D'Avgvsta Consigliero Di Sva Maesta' Cesarea Dal Signor Galileo Galilei Linceo Nobil Fiorentino, Filosofo, e Mathematico Primario del Sereniss. D. Cosimo II. Gran Dvca Di Toscana. Si aggiungoono nel fine le Lettere, e Disquisitioni del finto Apelle

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Istoria E Dimostrationi Intorno Alle Macchie Solari E Loro Accidenti Comprese In Tre Lettere Scritte all' Illustriss. Sig. Marco Velseri Linceo Dvvmviro D'Avgvsta Consigliero Di Sva Maesta' Cesarea Dal Signor Galileo Galilei Linceo Nobil Fiorentino, Filosofo, e Mathematico Primario del Sereniss. D. Cosimo II. Gran Dvca Di Toscana. Si aggiungoono nel fine le Lettere, e Disquisitioni del finto Apelle

by Galileo Galilei

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Bologna: Per gli HH. del Dozza, 1655 7pp, 105pp, [3], 105-116pp, [2], 119-156pp, printed on fine crisp laid paper, bound in contemporary limp vellum, with the title handwritten on the spine. Woodcut printer's device on the title page, historiated and decorative initials, a headpiece and tailpieces. Includes thirty-eight copper engravings of sunspots, four pages of Moediceorum Planetarum illustrations, and twenty-nine text illustrations, diagrams and tables, there is no portrait on page 5. This is the First Dozza Printing, Second Printing of the Macchie Solari, being preceeded by the 1613 edition. The title translates as "History and demonstrations around sunspots and their accidents included in three letters written to the illustriss. Mr. Marco Velseri linceo dvvmviro d'Augusta advisor to Sva Maesta Cesarea from Signor Galileo Galilei linceo noble Florentine, philosopher, and primary mathematician of sereniss D. Cosimo II. Grand dvca of Tuscany. In the End, the Letters and Disquisitions of the fake Apelles are added. WITH THE BOOKPLATE of Frederick I. Ordway III (1927-2014) an American Space Scientist, and author of visionary books on space flight, also a scientific consultant on the production of 2001: A Space Odyssey.

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Monroe Bridge Books, SNEAB Member US (US)
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008485
Title
Istoria E Dimostrationi Intorno Alle Macchie Solari E Loro Accidenti Comprese In Tre Lettere Scritte all' Illustriss. Sig. Marco Velseri Linceo Dvvmviro D'Avgvsta Consigliero Di Sva Maesta' Cesarea Dal Signor Galileo Galilei Linceo Nobil Fiorentino, Filosofo, e Mathematico Primario del Sereniss. D. Cosimo II. Gran Dvca Di Toscana. Si aggiungoono nel fine le Lettere, e Disquisitioni del finto Apelle
Author
Galileo Galilei
Format/binding
Limp Vellum
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Quantity-available
1
Edition
First Thus
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Per gli HH. del Dozza
Place of Publication
Bologna
Date Published
1655
Keywords
Galileo Sunspots Solari Astronomy Venus Saturn Copernican Model
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8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall

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