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Galilei, Galileo
LA OPERAZIONE DEL COMPASSO GEOMETRICO, ET MILITARE. PADUA: PAOLO FRAMBOTTO, 1640
Estimate
2,5003,500
LOT SOLD. 4,750 GBP
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Galilei, Galileo
LA OPERAZIONE DEL COMPASSO GEOMETRICO, ET MILITARE. PADUA: PAOLO FRAMBOTTO, 1640
Estimate
2,5003,500
LOT SOLD. 4,750 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Galilei, Galileo
LA OPERAZIONE DEL COMPASSO GEOMETRICO, ET MILITARE. PADUA: PAOLO FRAMBOTTO, 1640
4to (233 x 166mm.), woodcut printer's device on title-page, woodcut initials and tailpieces, folding engraved plate (bound upside down), woodcut diagrams, later carta rustica, modern folding cloth box, UNCUT, a few small holes in final leaf (just touching text), occasional light foxing
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Provenance

Ricasoli Firidolfi (of Florence), armorial bookplate pasted to verso of title-page; bought from Jonathan Hill, New York, 1985

Literature

Tomash & Williams G12; Cinti 215; USTC 4017211

Catalogue Note

Second edition, though the first to contain the engraved plate depicting Galileo's compass.

The Erwin Tomash Library on the History of Computing

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