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Galilei, Galileo (1564-1642)
OPERE. FLORENCE: STAMPERIA DI S.A.S. FOR GAETANO TARTINI AND SANTI FRANCHI, 1718
Estimate
2,0003,000
LOT SOLD. 2,250 GBP
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Galilei, Galileo (1564-1642)
OPERE. FLORENCE: STAMPERIA DI S.A.S. FOR GAETANO TARTINI AND SANTI FRANCHI, 1718
Estimate
2,0003,000
LOT SOLD. 2,250 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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Galilei, Galileo (1564-1642)
OPERE. FLORENCE: STAMPERIA DI S.A.S. FOR GAETANO TARTINI AND SANTI FRANCHI, 1718
3 volumes, 4to (250 x 178mm.), half-titles, series title in volume 1 (printed in red and black and with engraved vignette of Florence), woodcut initials, head- and tailpieces, engraved portrait of Galileo in volume 1 (opposite e1), folding engraved plate in volume 1 (start of Le operazioni), woodcut diagrams and illustrations, volume 3 without blank leaf π4 and with blank leaf +++8, contemporary vellum, morocco lettering-pieces, a few deckle edges, T3v in volume 3 with printing flaw, small stain on T4r, bindings slightly rubbed
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Provenance

bought from Bernard Quaritch, London, 1993

Literature

Tomash & Williams G10; Carli & Favaro 431; Cinti 170; Riccardi i, 520

Catalogue Note

Second edition of the works of Galileo. Volumes I-II are a reprint of the Bologna edition of 1655-1656; volume III consists of unpublished materials (detailed listing in Carli & Favaro, pp.104-109)

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