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Astronomy and Cosmology

Rare books and first editions, including copies in fine bindings, concerning Astronomy and Cosmology.

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  1. Tycho Brahe Sistemi Hakkinda XVII. Asir Baslarina Ait Far[s]ça Bir Yazma.
    Offprint from the Annual Review of the Institute of Archaelogy at the University of Ankara, describing a manuscript in the Vatican Library (MS Vat. Pers. 9), namely a 1631 copy of renowned explorer Pietro della Valle's Persian translation of a short pamphlet by one Christophoros Borrus, a Milanese Jesuit and astronomer,... Learn More
    £50

    Stock Code: 104031

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  2. La sfera del mondo. Di nuovo da lui ripolita, accrescuita, & fino à Sei Libri, di Quattro che erano ampliata, & quasi per ogni parte rinovata, & riformata; De le stelle fisse, Libro Uno, Dove di tutte le XLVIII immag in celesti.
    Eighth edition of the first printed star atlas, originally published in 1540. All early editions are rare. De la sfera del mondo is a traditional Ptolemaic-Aristotelian geocentric cosmography, but its appendix, De le stelle fisse, represents the first printed star atlas, containing maps of the stars as opposed to simple... Learn More
    £5,000

    Stock Code: 92530

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  3. A Treatise of the System of the World.
    First edition in English. Also published the same year in Latin as De Mundi Systemate and originally intended as the third book of Principia"but that afterwards to avoid the disputes which might arise, if those who were unacquainted with the principles laid down in preceding books, and full of the prejudices which many years... Learn More
    £9,500

    Stock Code: 89645

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