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LES NOUVELLES PENSEES DE GALILEI, MATHEMATICIEN ET INGENIEUR DU DUC DE FLORENCE.

By: [Galilei, Galileo. ] 1564-1642

Price: $6,110.00

Publisher: Paris, For Pierre Rocolet: 1639

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 32753

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Science; Physics; Mechanics; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" ; Later paper wrappers, lacking 2 front blanks, lacking pp 85-96 & pp 147-158. Woodcut illus. Throughout text, 1 folding plate; creased & repaired on verso. Worming to upper fore-edge margins. Nonetheless a very rare nicely illustrated copy of this work published during Galileo's lifetime. He probably died at the age of 77 on Jan-8,1642 in Arcetri Italy. New thoughts of Galilei, mathematician and engineer ... Or wonderful inventions, demonstrations ... Unknown at present, it is treatise on the proportion of movements, both natural and v... View more info