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Lot 24

Istoria E Dimostrazioni Intorno Alle Macchie...

Estimate: $10,000 - $15,000
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$5,000

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Istoria E Dimostrazioni Intorno Alle Macchie Solari, Galileo Galilei, first edition, printed in Rome by Giacomo Mascardi, 1613, with thirty-eight full page engravings of sunspots, containing Galileo's discovery of sunspots and also his observation that the sun rotated on a fixed axis, bound in vellum with old paper label on spine, with protective cover and slip case, 9" x 6 5/8". Provenance: From the Collection of Dr. Fin Sparre, Wilmington, DE.

Competitive in-house shipping is available for this lot. Very good condition, one page with minor edge damage, pages clean overall, binding tight.

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