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Lot 1157

Galilei Galileo, Systema Cosmicum, First Latin Edition, 1635

Estimate: $1,500 - $2,000

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Galilei Galileo, Systema Cosmicum, First Latin Edition, 1635, Dialogues of the Two Great World Systems.

Condition

Book contains full page engraved portrait by Jacob van der Heyden, woodcut diagrams and final printed page reads "Errata Typographica". Title page is a full page engraving of Aristotle, Ptolemy and Copernicus. Crisp copy in contemporary calf. Cover leather is in good condition with minimal losses to gilding. Skillfully rebacked with original spine laid on. Binding is tight. Laid paper pages are in good condition. Age staining, but very minimal foxing. No apparent bends, tears or missing pages.