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    Sale 2343 | Lot 69
    Price Realized: $3,750With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2343 Lot 69

      GALILEI, GALILEO. Opere. Folding engraved plate of geometrical compass; woodcut text illustrations and diagrams. [18] (of [20]), [4], 29-32, 48, 48, [8], 160, [4], 68, 127, [1], [4], 264, 43, [1]; [4], 60, [8], 104, [4], 105-156, 48, [8], 179, [1] pages, including half-titles, engraved portrait of Galileo in Volume 1, and initial blank in Volume 2; lacks the frontispiece. 11 parts in 2 volumes. 4to, 229x165 mm, contemporary vellum boards with morocco lettering pieces, bindings soiled, top and bottom spine compartments damaged; intermittent severe browning. Bookplates of Francis E. Nipher, his ownership inscriptions dated 1875. Bologna: per gli HH. del Dozza, 1656-57

      Estimate $3,000 - 5,000

      first collected edition of Galileo's writings on mathematics, hydraulics, mechanics, and astronomy (omitting the Dialogo sopra i Due Massimi Sistemi). Cinti 132; Gamba 482; Riccardi I, 518.


      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $3,750