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September 2020

Galileo’s “Starry Messenger” and Kepler’s “Dioptrice” Two of the Most Important Books in Early Observational Astronomy

Gassendi, Pierre (1592-1655); Galilei, Galileo (1564-1642); Kepler, Johannes (1571-1630) Petri Gassendi Institutio Astronomica: Juxta Hypotheseis tam Veterum quàm Recentiorum. Cui accesserunt Galilei Galilei Nuncius Sidereus; et Johannis Kepleri Dioptrice. Tertia editio prioribus Correctior. London: Henry Dickinson, 1683                                     […]

Half price or less SALE Price DEFERED BILLING on Early Books

  Author INDEX 1) 430J Francis Bacon  2) 405 J Adrien Baillet  3)  312J Jacobi Balde  4)  431J  Petri Godofredi 5) 419J Giles Jacob 6) 103G Katherine Philips 7) Sold  8) 331j.#781  Theolophilus Polwheile 9) 736G Antoine Varillas  •)§(• 1)... Continue Reading →

(Price reduced)The first published catalogue of the Cottonian Library

Maybe no other book I have in my current stock is more like the Internet than this one? I can spend hours upon hours reading (looking) through this book, An example is this entry: This is entry ” NERO D IV. In modern form Cotton MS Nero D IV (still the same 300 years later.. […]

181J Psalterium Latinum. A early fifteenth century Manuscript Psalter  surrounded on every page by an untitled 18th century English History manuscript

181J Psalterium Latinum. A early fifteenth century Manuscript Psalter  surrounded on every page by an untitled 18th century English History manuscript.                                  Tours, France circa... Continue Reading →

[Book of hours [manuscript] : use of Sarum]

LITURGY Use of Sarum [Book of hours [manuscript] : use of Sarum] Duodecimo: 11 x 8 cm Flanders or Northern France (St. Omer?), ca. 1455–1470, Bound in its original binding of calf over wooden boards sewn on alum tawed cords. .Many... Continue Reading →

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