拍品 151
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DELMEDIGO, SEFER MAY'AN GANNIM, SEFER ELIM, AMSTERDAM, 1629, MODERN VELLUM

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  • Sefer ma'yan gannim... 1. Sod ha-yesod [on astronomical metaphors]; 2. Hukkot shamayim [explanations of books 1-2 of Ptolemy's Almagest]; 3. Gevurot ha-shem [explanations of the rest of the Almagest, Copernicus' On the Revolutions of the Celestial Spheres, etc.]; 4. Ma'yan hatum [resolutions to the 70 doubts and paradoxes posed by Zerah ben Nathan]; Sefer elim [12 scientific questions and 70 doubts posed by Zerah ben Nathan of Troki the Karaite to Delmedigo, together with answers to some of them written by Delgmedigo's student Moses ben Meir of Metz]. Amsterdam: Menasseh ben Israel, August 1629
2 works in one volume, 4to (174 x 135mm.), text in Hebrew, woodcut initials, woodcut illustrations and diagrams, modern vellum by Lobstein-Laurenchet, lacking engraved portrait in first part, lacking leaf of Latin explanation in second part, a few small marginal repaired tears (including first title-page), first title-page repaired at edges, second title-page defective at edges and repaired with some of border supplied in facsimile
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