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GALILEI, Galileo.

GALILEI, Galileo.

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  1. 138789
    GALILEI, Galileo. Difesa... Contro alle Calunnie & imposture di Baldessar Capra Milanese,

    Venice : 1607

    First edition of the second published work of this most famous of 17th-century scientists. Galileo's first published work, Le Operazioni del compasso geometrico et militare (1606), had been privately printed in a short run of 60 copies to accompany sales of his first significant scientific invention. Galileo's compass, invented in Padua in 1597, was... Learn More

    Stock Code: 138789

  2. 137602
    GALILEI, Galileo. Le operazioni del compasso geometrico, et militare.

    Padua : 1649

    Third edition of Galileo's first published work, originally privately printed in 1606 in an edition of 60 copies only. The second edition, the first with the plate, was published by Frambotto in 1640. Galileo's compass, invented in Padua in 1597, was a calculating instrument making use of the proportionality between the corresponding sides of two similar... Learn More

    Stock Code: 137602

  3. Mathematical Collections and Translations:
    (GALILEI, Galileo.) SALUSBURY, Thomas, trans. Mathematical Collections and Translations:

    London : 1661

    First edition in English of Galileo's Dialogo, the major work to be included in volume I, and the first vernacular translation in any language. The Systeme of the World, followed by the short but important Epistle to the Grand Dutchesse Mother concerning the Authority of Holy Scripture in Philosophical Controversies (known today as the Letter to Christina),... Learn More

    Stock Code: 128763

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