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Trattato della pittvra di Lionardo da Vinci
Trattato della pittvra di Lionardo da Vinci
nouamente dato in luce, con la vita dell'istesso autore, scritta da Rafaelle dv Fresne ; si sonogiunti i tre libri della pittura, & il trattato della statua di Leon Battista Alberti, con la vita del medesimo., Engraved half-title, with portrait. Title vignette; initials; head- and tail-pieces., Pages 27, 59, 60, 61, 62, 105 and 106 (3rd group) misnumbered as 21, 61, 62, 63, 64, 103, and 104 respectively; page 19 (6th group) misnumbered as 61., Alberti's Della pittura and Della statua translated by Cosimo Bartoli., Signatures: á⁴ é² ĭ⁴ A-I⁴ K-O⁴ P-Q² R³, á⁴ é² ĭ² a-h⁴., First edition., Book plate: Henricvs Liber Baro de Gvdenvs 1891., Book plate: Mostra di Leonardo-Davinci A-1939 Milano E-F-XVII., Includes bibliographical references.
Trattato della sfera di Galileo Galilei : con alcune prattiche intorno a quella, e modo di fare la figura celeste, e suoi direttioni, secondo la via rationale
Trattato della sfera di Galileo Galilei : con alcune prattiche intorno a quella, e modo di fare la figura celeste, e suoi direttioni, secondo la via rationale
di Bvonardo Savi [pseud.], Half-title, illustrated: Sfera del Galileo, con le prattiche di Buonardo Saui., "Il vero compendio della sfera composto del Galilei ... sembra irreparabilmente perduto."--Riccardi, P. Biblioteca matematica italiana, 1893, pt. 1, v. 1., col. 398.
Trattato della sfera di Galileo Galilei : con alcune prattiche intorno a quella, e modo di fare la figura celeste, e suoi direttioni, secondo la via rationale
Trattato della sfera di Galileo Galilei : con alcune prattiche intorno a quella, e modo di fare la figura celeste, e suoi direttioni, secondo la via rationale
di Bvonardo Savi [pseud.], Half-title, illustrated: Sfera del Galileo, con le prattiche di Buonardo Saui., "Il vero compendio della sfera composto del Galilei ... sembra irreparabilmente perduto."--Riccardi, P. Biblioteca matematica italiana, 1893, pt. 1, v. 1., col. 398.
Tres epistolæ de maculis solaribus : scriptæ ad Marcum Velserum, Augustæ Vind. II. virum praefect. Cum obseruationum iconismis.
Tres epistolæ de maculis solaribus : scriptæ ad Marcum Velserum, Augustæ Vind. II. virum praefect. Cum obseruationum iconismis.
Signed at end: Apelles latens post tabulam., Title vignette (publisher's or printer's device)., Signatures: A-B⁴.
Tychonis Brahe Astronomiæ instauratæ mechanica.
Tychonis Brahe Astronomiæ instauratæ mechanica.
First published at Wandsbek in 1598., Engraved port. on t.p., Head and tail pieces; initials., Text enclosed in single rule border., Waller, E. Bib. Walleriana, 11999., Houzeau and Lancaster. Astronomie (1964 ed.), 2703., DeGolyer Collection bookplate.
Tychonis Brahe, Dani, Epistolarvm astronomicarvm libri
Tychonis Brahe, Dani, Epistolarvm astronomicarvm libri
Quorum primvs hic illvstriss: et lavdatiss: principis Gvlielmi Hassiae Landtgravii ac ipsius mathematici literas, vnaq́; responsa ad singulas complectitur., Imprint from colophon., "Cvm Caesaris et Regvm qvorvndam privilegiis.", Contains the astronomical correspondence between T. Brahe and Wilhelm IV, Landgrave of Hesse., Letters in Latin or German, those in German being followed by their Latin translation., Signatures: *⁴ (:)⁴ ):(⁴ (*)⁴ )*(⁴ A-2Q⁴., T.p. verso (p. [2]) and p. [8] blank., Numerous errors in pagination., "Errata typographica": p. [1] at end., Title vignette, initials, tail pieces, printer's device (at end)., Description of Uranienborg Castle and Stjarneborg Observatory, built by T. Brahe (1576-84), with engraved drawings and plans of the buildings, and a map of the Island of Hven, in the Sound, where they were located (p. 219-264)., The original vellum covers, with the Gartered and Crowned Crescent of Henry, 9th or 10th earl of Northumberland, are inlaid inside the newer leather binding., Bookplate of Vernon Watley.
Tychonis Brahei dani Hyperaspistes : adversus Scipionis Claramontii ... Anti-Tychonem, in aciem productus
Tychonis Brahei dani Hyperaspistes : adversus Scipionis Claramontii ... Anti-Tychonem, in aciem productus
à Ioanne Keplero ... quo libro doctrina præstantissima de parallaxibus, deque nouorum siderum in siblimi æthere discursionibus, repetitur, confirmatur, illustratur ; cum indice rerum memorabilium., "Appendix Hyperaspistis, seu, Spicilegium ex Trutinatore Galilæi": p. 185-202., Signatures: *⁴ A-2D⁴., Head- and tail-pieces., Includes index.
Typus totius terraquei geographice delineatus, et ad usum globo materiali superinducendus : Globus geographicus novus anno 1700 constructi monachii.
Typus totius terraquei geographice delineatus, et ad usum globo materiali superinducendus : Globus geographicus novus anno 1700 constructi monachii.
Twelve gored map of the world with relief shown pictorially., Fol. III. from: Novus atlas ... Part V, Geographica artificialis ...
Tyrocinia astronomica
Tyrocinia astronomica
Balthesaris Capræ., "In quibus non solum calculus eclipsis solaris, ab astronomo magno Tychone Brahe restitutus clarissimè explicatur; sed etiam facillima methodus erigendi, & dirigendi cœleste thema ad ipsius Ptolemai mentem traditur.", Numbering on one side of leaf only, but text on both sides., Signatures: A-C⁴ D²., Head- and tail-pieces.
United States exploring expedition : during the years 1838, 1839, 1840, 1841, 1842
United States exploring expedition : during the years 1838, 1839, 1840, 1841, 1842
v. 1-5. Narrative of the United States exploring expedition during the years 1838-42 / by Charles Wilkes. 1845 -- v. 10. Geology / by James D. Dana. 1849 -- v. 17. Botany : Cryptogamia ; Musci / by William S. Sullivant ; Lichenes / by Edward Tuckerman ; Algae / by J.W. Bailey and W.H. Harvey ; Fungi / by M.A. Curtis and M.J. Berkeley ; Phanerogamia of Pacific North America / by John Torrey ; ed. by Asa Gray. 1874., under the command of Charles Wilkes., v. 10, Atlas, has imprint: New York : G.P. Putnam ; London : Putnam's American Agency, [n.d.]., Published under act of Congress of Aug. 26, 1842, which provided: "That there shall be published ... an account of the discoveries made by the Exploring expedition under the command of Lieutenant Wilkes ... which account shall be ... published in a form similar to the voyage of the Astrolabe, lately published by the government of France.", By the same act, the edition was limited to 100 copies. Mr. Wilkes, however, secured copyright on his Narrative of the expedition, under which privilege he published several editions of that part of the reports. Later, also, the authors themselves, or publishers who might be willing to undertake it, were allowed to issue an additional 150 copies of most of the various reports, and under this arrangement, from 100 to 150 copies of most of the volumes were published in addition to the 100 copies provided for by the government. The official edition however was 100 copies only., The publication was never completed. Five volumes are unpublished: v. 18, Botany / by Asa Gray; v. 19, Geographical distribution of animals and plants / by Charles Pickering; v. 21-22, Ichthyology / by Louis Agassiz; v. 24, Physics / by Charles Wilkes., Volumes of unfinished plates--some of them in proof before lettering--are found, without t.p. or other printed matter. The Library of Congress has two such volumes: one of 71 pl. (4 col.) from the atlases to Botany, and one of 32 col. pl., 28 of which belong to the unpublished v. 21-11, Icthyology, and 4 to v. 12, Mollusca and shells., v. 10 book plate: Ex libris Herbert McLean Evans
United States exploring expedition : during the years 1838, 1839, 1840, 1841, 1842
United States exploring expedition : during the years 1838, 1839, 1840, 1841, 1842
v. 1-5. Narrative of the United States exploring expedition during the years 1838-42 / by Charles Wilkes. 1845 -- v. 10. Geology / by James D. Dana. 1849 -- v. 17. Botany : Cryptogamia ; Musci / by William S. Sullivant ; Lichenes / by Edward Tuckerman ; Algae / by J.W. Bailey and W.H. Harvey ; Fungi / by M.A. Curtis and M.J. Berkeley ; Phanerogamia of Pacific North America / by John Torrey ; ed. by Asa Gray. 1874., under the command of Charles Wilkes., v. 10, Atlas, has imprint: New York : G.P. Putnam ; London : Putnam's American Agency, [n.d.]., Published under act of Congress of Aug. 26, 1842, which provided: "That there shall be published ... an account of the discoveries made by the Exploring expedition under the command of Lieutenant Wilkes ... which account shall be ... published in a form similar to the voyage of the Astrolabe, lately published by the government of France.", By the same act, the edition was limited to 100 copies. Mr. Wilkes, however, secured copyright on his Narrative of the expedition, under which privilege he published several editions of that part of the reports. Later, also, the authors themselves, or publishers who might be willing to undertake it, were allowed to issue an additional 150 copies of most of the various reports, and under this arrangement, from 100 to 150 copies of most of the volumes were published in addition to the 100 copies provided for by the government. The official edition however was 100 copies only., The publication was never completed. Five volumes are unpublished: v. 18, Botany / by Asa Gray; v. 19, Geographical distribution of animals and plants / by Charles Pickering; v. 21-22, Ichthyology / by Louis Agassiz; v. 24, Physics / by Charles Wilkes., Volumes of unfinished plates--some of them in proof before lettering--are found, without t.p. or other printed matter. The Library of Congress has two such volumes: one of 71 pl. (4 col.) from the atlases to Botany, and one of 32 col. pl., 28 of which belong to the unpublished v. 21-11, Icthyology, and 4 to v. 12, Mollusca and shells., v. 10 book plate: Ex libris Herbert McLean Evans