- Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2502
- Date / Time :
- May 01, 2010 10:00AM
Institutio Astronomica by Pierre Gassendi (1582-1655), London: Jacob Flesher, 1653, Institutio Astronomica...cui accesserunt Galileo Galilei Nuntius Siderius et Johannis Kepleri Dioptrice...secunda editio..., Gassendi, in this first work by Galileo printed in England, drew on the work of Copernicus, Tycho Brahe and Kepler in this refutation of the terrocentric universe.
Full calf binding skillfully rebacked retaining the early 18th century blind-ruled boards. Title page printed in red and black with some of the red lettering gone over with black ink.