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Lot 39

Petri Gassendi Institutio Astonomica

Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000
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$1,500

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Petri Gassendi Institutio Astonomica, printed in London by Jacob Flesher, 1653. Includes Galileo’s Sidereus Nuncius, which announces his discovery of four of Jupiter's moons, mountains on the moon, etc., and Kepler’s Dioptrice, his explanation of how the telescope works, bound in brown leather with tooled boards and spine, 7 1/8" x 4 3/4". Provenance: From the Collection of Dr. Fin Sparre, Wilmington, DE.

Competitive in-house shipping is available for this lot. Wear to spine, minor wear to boards, front board very close to being detached, otherwise very good condition, pages very clean overall, binding tight.

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