History of Science Collection

Considerazioni sopra il Discorso del Sig. Galileo Galilei intorno alle cose, che stanno in sù l'acqua, o che in quella si muouono ... Fatte a difesa, e dichiarazione dell'opinione d'Aristotile da Accademico Incognito [i.e. F. Papazzoni].
Dedicatory epistle signed: Arturo Pannochieschi de' conti d'Elci Pr., Variously attributed to Pannochieschi d'Elci, to Flaminio Papazzoni, or to Tommaso Palmerini. Cf. S. Drake, ISIS, v. 51 (March 1960), p. 56-63; A. Carli, Bibl. Galileiana, no. 51; P. Riccardi, Biblioteca matematica italiana., Signatures: (dagger)⁵ A-B⁴ C⁵., Head- and tail-pieces., Faded stamp on t.p.
Cosmographia Petri Apiani
per Gemmam Frisivm apud Louanienses medicum & mathematicū insignem, iam demum ab omnibus vindicata mendis, ac nonnullis quoq[ue]: locis aucta. Additis eiusdem argumenti libellis ipsius Gemmæ Frisii., Colophon: Excusum Antuerpiæ opera Aeg. Diesthemij. Anno à Christo humanæ salutis authore nato, 1545., On verso of last leaf, device (no. 2) of Grégoire de Bonte., Signatures: A-H, K-S⁴; sig. I reserved for map of the world., Leaves signed [Aiii]-[Siiii] are numbered 1-66., Title vignette; initials. Fol. 31-48 in double columns., Revolving diagrams on verso of l. 8 and 11, and on recto of l. 28 and 49., Libellus de locorum describendorvm ratione ... per Gemmam Frisivm: l. 51-57., Vsvs annvli astronomici. Gemma Frisio ... avtore: l. 58-64., For full description see Ortroy, Bibliographie de l'œuvre de Pierre Apian. 1902. no. 36.
Cosmographia in qvatvor libros distribvta svmmo ordine, miraqve facilitate, ac breuitate ad magnam Ptolemæi mathematicam constructionem, ad vniuersamq́ue astrologiam instituens.
Francisco Barocio ... avtore. Cum præfatione eiusdem autoris, in qua perfecta quidem astrologiæ diuisio, & enarratio autorum illustrium, & voluminum ab eis conscriptorum in singulis astrologiæ partibus habetur: Ioannis de Sacrobosco verò 84 errores, & alij permulti suorum expositorum, & sectatorum ostenduntur, rationibusq́[uam] redarguuntur. Præcesserunt etiam quædam communia mathematica, necnon arithmetica, & geometrica principia, nonnullæq́[uam] propositiones, de quibus in toto opere sæpe fit mentio: ac demum locupletissimus index eorum, quæ ipsa Cosmographia continentur ..., Printer's device, initials, side notes., Errata: p. [135], first group., In ms. on t.p.: "Joseph Laurentij ... 1635."
Cosmographiae introdvctio : cum quibusdam geometriae ac astronomiae principijs ad eam rem necessarijs.
Author statement from Index Aureliensis pt. 1, v. 2, no. 106.424., Leaves printed on both sides., Imprint from colophon., Signatures: A-D⁸., Printer's device of Melchior Sessa on verso of final leaf., Woodcuts: t.p. ill., printer's device, ills., maps, initials., Running title: Rvdimenta cosmographiae., Abridgement of: Cosmographicus liber, 1524.
Cronica de matematici overo, Epitome del historia de le vite loro.
Holograph., Includes additions and corrections to text., Pages hand numbered., Authorship attributed to Bernardino Baldi, who published text in 1707., Stamp on p. [3] (2nd group)., Includes index.
Cronica de matematici overo, Epitome del historia de le vite loro.
Holograph., Includes additions and corrections to text., Pages hand numbered., Authorship attributed to Bernardino Baldi, who published text in 1707., Stamp on p. [3] (2nd group)., Includes index.
De Christiana expeditione apud Sinas suscepta ab Societate Iesu
ex P. Matthaei Riccii eiusdem Societatis commentariis, libri V ad S.D.N. Paulum V. in quibus Sinensis Regni mores, leges atque instituta, & nouae illius Ecclesia difficillima primordia accuratè & summa fide describuntur ; auctore P. Nicolao Trigautio Belga ex eadem Societate., Trigault's translation from the Italian manuscript original of Ricci's diary, to which Trigault added other Ricci materials and a description of Ricci's death and burial; for further description of the contents, see the introduction to the English ed. translated by L.J. Gallagher., Variant states: in some copies, p. 628 is misnumbered "608" and leaf Aq3 is missigned "Q3.", Place and name of printer from colophon., Signatures: ã⁴ ẽ⁴ A-4L⁴., Engraved, illustrated title page by Jacques de Fornazeris., Woodcuts: head- and tail-pieces, ornamental and historiated initials., Printed side notes., Printing errors: pages 626-627 misnumbered 606-607., Last leaf blank., Includes index.
De cometis libelli tres. I. Astronomicvs, theoremata continens de motu cometarum ... qui annis 1607. & 1618. conspecti sunt ... II. Physicvs, continens physiologiam cometarum nouam ... III. Astrologicvs, de significationibus cometarum annorum 1607. & 1618
Avtore Iohanne Keplero., Parts 2 and 3 have separate title-pages; part 3 dated 1620 on t.p. and 1619 on colophon., The comet of 1607 was later called Halley's comet., Errors in pagination: p. 109-110 repeated; 6 unnumbered pages follow p. 98, and 5 unnumbered pages follow p. 110., Signatures: *⁴ , A-T⁴ (T4 blank) .