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    Sale 2343 | Lot 70
    Price Realized: $3,250With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2343 Lot 70

      GALILEI, GALILEO. Dialogo . . . sopra i Due Massimi Sistemi del Mondo Tolemaico e Copernicano. [12], 458, [30]; [2], 81 pages. 2 parts in one volume. 4to, 248x176 mm, contemporary vellum boards, rebacked, covers somewhat warped, upper outer corner of front cover worn through; contents crisp and bright, with only light dampstain in blank upper margin of a few preliminary leaves. Armorial bookplate of William Murray of Touchadam. Florence [i. e., Naples], 1710

      Estimate $2,500 - 3,500

      Second edition of the Italian text of Galileo's 1632 dialogue proving the validity of the Copernican heliocentric theory. Translations into Latin, French, and English had appeared in the interim. Grolier/Horblit 18c; Printing and the Mind of Man 128 (citing the original edition); Cinti 168; Gamba 476; Riccardi I, 512 (this edition).


      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $3,250