Auction 443 / Lot n° 28

GALILEI, Galileo (1564-1642) - Opere divise in quattro tomi in questa nuova edizione accresciute di molte cose inedite. Padua: Giovanni Manfrè nella Tipografia del Seminario, 1744. A fine copy of this illustrated edition in contemporary vellum. 4 volumes, 4to (248 x 180mm). Woodcut device on titles, first title in red and black, portrait of the author engraved by Zucchi, engraved folding plate in vol. I, table in vol. II, numerous woodcut diagrams, woodcut initials and head-pieces (without final blank in vol. III). Contemporary vellum, title on spines, marbled edges. The collation of vol. I is as in the second option reported in SBN: a⁴ A-4Q⁴ 4R²(-4R²) 4S⁴ 4T². (4)

Auction: 22 January 2018 at 15:00

Estimate 2,000 - 3,000€

Sold 2,400€