GALILEI (GALILEO) Systema cosmicum... in quo quatuor dialogis, de duobus maximis mundi systematibus, Ptolemaico & Copernicano, Thomas Dicas for D. Pauli, 1663

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GALILEI (GALILEO)
Systema cosmicum... in quo quatuor dialogis, de duobus maximis mundi systematibus, Ptolemaico & Copernicano, Thomas Dicas for D. Pauli, 1663

Sold for £ 3,125 (US$ 3,910) inc. premium

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GALILEI (GALILEO)
Systema cosmicum... in quo quatuor dialogis, de duobus maximis mundi systematibus, Ptolemaico & Copernicano, first edition printed in England, additional engraved title, A1 (blank except signature), woodcut illustrations, light browning, occasional rust-holes, burn hole in S6 with loss of a few letters, library stamp partially removed from verso of titles, contemporary calf, upper cover detached, loss to head of spine [ESTC R14895; Riccardi I 513.10], 8vo, Thomas Dicas for D. Pauli, 1663

Footnotes

  • The third Latin edition of the Dialogo, translated by Matthias Bernegger. Extremely rare at auction: we can trace only one other complete copy appearing in the last twenty years.
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