10 Exceptional Works of Science celebrates major figures and breakthroughs within the history of science. Spanning five centuries of scientific achievement - and including primary material in the fields of Astronomy, Mathematics, Electromagnetism, Thermodynamics, Unified Field Theory, and Cosmology - this exciting sale features both published and autograph works by Rheticus (Copernicus' disciple), Newton, Maxwell, and Einstein, as well as rarely-seen and essential offerings from Gauss, Poincare, Hawking and Joule. This important sale is rounded out by a remarkable early-Renaissance manuscript (c. 1400) on political theory and the science of government – a newly-discovered exemplar, one of only two known copies in existence.
A SCIENTIFIC BOOK FROM THE LIBRARY OF RHETICUS. RHETICUS, GEORG JOACHIM. 1514-1574. Procli, De sphaera liber I. Cleomedis, De mundo ... Arati Solensis Phaeonomena ... Dionysii Afri, Descriptio orbis habitabilis. Omnia Graece et Latine ita coniuncta ... una cum Ioan. Honteri Coronensis De Cosmographiae rudimentis. Basel: Henri Petri, 1561.. Sold for US$63,375 inc. premium
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